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#559326 - April 29th 2012 8:57 pm New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :)
Alikazam Offline
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Registered: September 14th 2009 8:07 pm
Posts: 852
Loc: Oregon, USA
So, I have spent a lot of time since last November thinking about this and finally was able to make part of it happen. I ended up driving cross country to pick up the heart donor for my van's future transplant. Drove from Oregon to Tennessee and back to get it, then spent a week stripping it and scrapped the rest. Donor is a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SRT-10 pickup that had been rolled over 3 times sideways, once forward/back. My buddy was the owner of the truck, and the driver when he wrecked it... and walked away from it with a few scratches luckily for him. At any rate, here are the pictures... lets just say it was exciting! Especially when I was able to fire it up in the wrecked truck! haha. Feel free to ask any questions! smile Hope this inspires more to do similar things... lol.

FYI, my van's current engine/transmission/ignition, complete from aircleaner to oil pan and from fan to tailshaft output is for sale ($5000 without nitrous setup, $6000 with nitrous goodies). If you want details about exactly what the engine has done to it, vintage of block, etc., PM me and I'll let you know.

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Edited by Alikazam (April 29th 2012 8:58 pm)
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12.258 @ 113 mph - best so far & 23+ mpg on the freeway


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#559332 - April 29th 2012 9:03 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
draggnastro Offline
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Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 4460
Loc: Springfield, Illinois
I want the 22's! This things gonna be Freakin sweet!!!!
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#559457 - April 30th 2012 2:00 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
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Registered: March 19th 2007 2:44 pm
Posts: 2096
Loc: Ohio, USA
Originally Posted By: Alikazam
Donor is a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SRT-10 pickup


NO WAY?!?!?!? Dude thatĺs going to be SICK!!!! I was shopping around with the same basic idea a few months ago. Totaled out Vipers are way too expensive. I think scoring a truck like that is the way to go. Even rolled like that they are not cheap. Many of then are an auction type gig and nowhere close to me, hehehe. What a great score (I'm excited for you, lol)! I canĺt wait to see how that works out for you!

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#559473 - April 30th 2012 4:09 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
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Registered: September 30th 2011 12:11 pm
Posts: 2993
Loc: IRONDEQUOIT N.Y.
Your gonna have the only SRT-10 Van around. I'd put that SRT emblem on the back door. devil

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#559499 - April 30th 2012 6:53 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
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Registered: August 23rd 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 20415
Loc: Brooklyn Park, Maryland, USA
Oh man that's awesome. Is it going to fit?
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#559508 - April 30th 2012 7:50 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
mrmattvan Offline
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Registered: December 31st 2011 9:23 pm
Posts: 590
Loc: Georgia (the swamp)
Dang! This is gonna be a sweet project!!
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#559595 - May 01st 2012 12:43 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
watching_tv Offline
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Registered: July 12th 2010 10:41 am
Posts: 65
Loc: Rice Lake WI
wow thats awesome, i like them seats too the might look pretty sick

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#559689 - May 01st 2012 7:40 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
Alikazam Offline
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Registered: September 14th 2009 8:07 pm
Posts: 852
Loc: Oregon, USA
Those seats are in my buddies (who used to own the srt-10 truck) diesel. I just stole the head rests from him so I can eventually get seats and use them on em. smile
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1972 Dodge Van "Tigerlilly" - Blazing Copper/Sandstone Metallic - 3850 lbs empty
13.47 @ 97.53 mph N/A - 11.94 @ 113.33 mph N2O - old 360/727 + Nitrous (N2O)combo
Viper V10 + 4L80E conversion in progress...

2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 "Leelu" - TorRed - 6.1L Hemi/6 speed - Vortech V3 8psi - 500+ whp - 4250 lbs empty
12.258 @ 113 mph - best so far & 23+ mpg on the freeway


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#559696 - May 01st 2012 8:19 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
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Registered: April 13th 2011 1:37 pm
Posts: 2182
Loc: blountstown FL.
That deserves a glass dog house
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#559711 - May 01st 2012 11:25 pm Re: New Heart for TigerLilly Found! :) [Re: Alikazam]
PYSCHOWard Offline
pooh-bah

Registered: July 13th 2009 11:40 am
Posts: 3001
Loc: NW Pa
TigerLilly would,ve been the last van I'd thought of,Needing a Transplant But thow an SRT motor at it HELL YEAH.
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