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Mike Cooper

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This is Mike Cooper’s  1968 Pontiac Firebird!  Mike’s  ’68 GTO is powered by a Pro Charged  482 cid Pontiac engine.   Mike has been takings swings at the list for years and he has finally got on the Elite 10 and in a very solid position!   The car is absolutely beautiful and it is a pure work of art.   The video below is of Mike  running a 6.343 ET at 216.79 mph.   Enjoy!

Driver Info:
Name:Mike Cooper
Age:Senior
Residence:Eldorado, KS
Engine Info:
Engine Builder:Butler Performance
CID:482
Bottom End:
Block:Billet Aluminum
Production Year:
Bore:4.250
Stroke:4.250
Crankshaft:Crower Billet
Rods:GRP
Bearings:
Pistons:Ross
Rings:Total Seal
Compression Ratio:12 to 1
Cylinder Heads:
Manufacturer and Type:All Pontiac Tiger
Heads ported by:Cooper
Chamber size:
Flow #s (Intake & Exhaust)
Intake valve size:
Exhaust valve size:
Valvetrain / Camshaft:
Type: (solid flat, hyd flat, hyd roller, solid roller)Comp Solid Roller
Brand:Comp
Lift:
Duration @ .050278
Advertised duration:
Lobe Separation:114
Installed position:
Firing Order (standard /4/7 swap / LS1):
Cam size (standard / 50mm / 55mm etc):
Rocker Arm (manufacturer & ratio):Jesel
Pushrod (manufacturer / length / wall thickness):
Lifter (manufacturer / type / size):Jesel
Power Adder:
Power Adder description (blower / turbo size type etc.):Procharger
Boost reached:50 psi
NO2 (shot size / # of stages)
Fogger or Plate:
Manufacturer of system:
Fuel System:
Fuel Type (pump gas / alky / VP 110 etc.):Alky
Fuel Pump:Waterman
Induction System:
Intake Manifold:BOP
Carb (type / size / manufacturer / injected):Mechanical Injection
# of Carbs:
Spacer Plate / Thickness:
Ignition:
Distributor:MSD
Wires:MSD
Coil:MSD
Plugs:NGK
Timing:
Ignition Box / Amplifier (MSD etc.):MSD
Car Info:
Exhaust:
Headers (manufacturer)Custom Stainless
Primary Tube:
Collector:
Exhaust Pipes:
Mufflers:
Crossover:
Drivetrain:
Transmission:Lenco 3 speed
Trans Built by:
Converter (manufacturer & stall)TCI
Converter Size (9" / 10" etc.):
Clutch Manufacturer:
Clutch Size:
Rear End Gear:4.56
Spool or Locker:
Shifter:
Axels (manufacturer & spline count):Mark Williams
Chassis & Suspension:
Year Built:2015
Race wight with driver:
Chassis Built by:Jerry Bickel Race Cars
Model:1968 Firebird
Body Work & Paint:
Tires - Front:Goodyear
Tires - Rear:Goodyear
Wheels / Rims - Front:Weld
Wheels / Rims - Back:Weld
Chassis Mods:
Driver Bio:
Mike has been drag racing since 1962 and his first NEW car was a 1964 GTO
Car Owner Bio:
Timeslip:6.343 @ 216.79 mph