1977 HOLDEN TORANA LX SL HATCHBACK - V8
Presenting in Pale Blue Metallic with black interior trim.
The current owner has been kind enough to supply the following words to describe the car's present condition and specifications.
Originally a 1977 Holden Torana LX SL hatchback.
"I've been lucky enough to be the proud custodian of this car for the past 20 years but sadly its time to let it go to make way to fund a
I am ashamed to admit that with business, sporting and family commitments (and a few other toys) getting in the way, I have barely
driven the car over the past 20 years……I would be lucky enough to have travelled 15,000kms since I purchased the car in 2001.
I installed a brand new motor (built by Andrew Frizell from Eastwood Engine Developments in January 2012 and have travelled less than
The engine was engine dyno’d at 430HP @ 6400rpm with 416 ft/lbs torque @ 4600rpm when first built and recently produced 360HP on
the chassis dyno at Paul Pavlou Motors.
The car was fully retuned at PPM including a full rebuild of the carby and a new brake power booster
Dyno sheets available upon request.
The car features the following specs:-
Brand new 308 Holden motor with 355 cubic inch stroker including h/beam rods and forged pistons
Compression ratio – 10.7142:1
Commodore EFI heads
Crane roller rockers
Holley 750cfm carbie
Torque Power intake manifold
New Pacemaker extractors with 2 & 1/2 inch exhaust with spare set of mufflers
Canton performance sump and pick up
Holley Red electric fuel pump and pressure gauge
Power Bond harmonic balancer
Aeroflow Billet throttle cable bracket
MSD Streetfire CDI ignition with adjustable REV limiter
K&N Air Filter
Full details and receipts available upon request – total cost of engine rebuild was over $15,500.00
Brand new Heavy duty radiator and twin thermo fans and aluminium shroud
4 speed Super T10 gearbox
Xtreme Clutch and pressure plate with hydraulic throw out bearing conversion
9” disc braked rear end with LSD and 4.11 gears
Aluminium drop tank
Pedders Performance suspension and front sway bar with adjustable Koni shocks (front and rear)
Front wheels 15 x 8 Performance Challenger - 225/60/15 tyres (Toyo)
Rear wheels 15 x 10 Performance Challenger – 265/60/15 tyres (Sumitomo )
Full SS Torana Interior completely refurbished by Wiltshire Motor Trimmers with additional Autometer temperature and oil gauges
including new Rare Spares sports steering wheel.
Old steering “rag joint” has been replaced with a billet aluminium steering joint.
Pioneer CD/Radio with four channel amp with Pioneer split front speakers and 9x 4 JBL speakers in the rear (it also has a two channel
AMP for a sub fitted - but no sub speaker fitted)……not that I've bothered turning it on in the 20 years………..why would you, with that
Car is in fantastic condition with zero rust and always stored in garage."
The car now looks and sounds like an A9X, but offered considerably less than one.
Currently on Historic registration in SA, it may also be eligible for similar schemes in other states, which would mean minimal on road
Well worth your consideration, available to inspect on our state of the art showroom floor in Adelaide.
We can arrange transport door to door Australia wide.
Finance - our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
We welcome the opportunity to consider your trade in.
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