F A C T S & F I G U R E S
Denny Terzich Sr.
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
1941 Willys roadster
Frame / Manufacturer Dennis Taylor, Impact Classic Reproductions (Camp Point, IL) 2x3 boxed tube
Chassis plumbing Earl's braided hose, stainless steel hard tubing
Rearend / Ratio 9" Ford w/ Currie Ent. (Anaheim, CA) 9-Plus third member, 3.73 gears & limited slip
Rear suspension Air Ride Technologies (Jasper, IN) triangulated four-link w/ airbags & shocks, all polished stainless steel
Rear brakes Baer Brake Systems (Phoenix, AZ) 13" disc w/ four-piston calipers
Front suspension Air Ride Technologies stainless steel tubular A-arm w/ airbags & external shocks
Front brakes Baer 13" disc w/ six-piston calipers
Master cylinder Wilwood Eng. (Camarillo, CA)
Steering box Flaming River (Berea, OH) manual r&p, chrome plates
Front wheel make, size Bonspeed Big Blocks, 18x8
Rear wheel make, size Bonspeed Big Blocks, 20x11
Front tire make, size BFGoodrich, 225/40ZR-18
Rear tire make, size BFGoodrich, 305/40ZR-20
Gas tank Rick's Hot Rod Shop polished stainless
Make GM Performance Parts ZZ4
Displacement 350 ci
Crankshaft GM forged 1053 steel
Rods GM 5.7" powdered metal
Pistons GM hypereutectic flat-top
Camshaft COMP Cams (Memphis, TN) hydraulic
Water pump Meziere Ent. (Escondido, CA) polished billet aluminum
Cooling fan Be Cool electric
Radiator Be Cool aluminum
Alternator Powermaster (Knoxville, TN) 100-amp
Heads Trick Flow (Tallmadge, OH) Super 23 Street/Strip aluminum cylinder heads, 72cc chamber / 195cc intake ports
Valves / Springs 2.02" intake / 1.60" exhaust valves, 1.460"-diameter dual valve springs
Rockers Trick Flow roller rockers, 1.60 ratio
Valve covers ProRides (Warrendale, PA) custom billet aluminum w/ welded-on wire looms
Manifold / Induction Edelbrock (Torrance, CA) Performer RPM dual-quad polished intake manifold w/ 600-cfm Performer carburetors
Ignition / Wires MSD Ignition (El Paso, TX) 6 AL ignition, MSD Pro Billet distributor / MSD coil & wires
Headers Hooker stainless steel, 1 7/8" primaries
Exhaust / Mufflers 2 1/2" dual exhaust w/ Flowmaster (Santa Rosa, CA) 40 Series mufflers
Other engine facts velocity stack-style air cleaner custom-made by Denny Terzich Jr., ARP 12-point polished stainless steel fasteners & Earl's braided hose & AN fittings
Make GM Turbo 400
Converter B&M Racing & Performance Products (Chatsworth, CA) 10 inch, 3,000-rpm stall
Shifter Lokar (Knoxville, TN) w/ piston shift knob
Trans mods B&M shift kit
Driveshaft 3"-diameter aluminum by Inland Empire Driveline (Ontario, CA)
Body style / Material 1941 Swoopster Willys roadster / fiberglass
Body Manufacturer Dennis Taylor, Impact Classic Reproductions
Body Mods laidback windshield, pancaked fenders & hood, molded-in taillights
Hood Dennis Taylor, Impact Classic Reproductions fiberglass
Grille Dennis Taylor
Paint type / Color PPG Vibrance / Silver
Headlights / Taillights Mini Cooper front headlights & custom-made LED taillights
Other body items custom lift-off fiberglass roof w/ black Mercedes-Benz cloth covering, chrome-plated brass side moldings-all done by ProRides
Dashboard Dennis Taylor, Impact Classic Reproductions
Insert / Gauges Auto Meter (Sycamore, IL) Platinum Series gauges
Insulation Dynamat (Hamilton, OH)
Wiring Painless Performance (Fort Worth, TX)
Steering wheel Billet Specialties (La Grange, IL)
Steering column Flaming River billet
Interior mirror Billet Specialties
Seats custom-made buckets
Material / Color leather / red
Carpet red leather
Other interior items red leather door panels; custom-made center console, shifter ring & boot