Is the S-10 pickup pickup right for Dragstrip performance?

In this day and age of front-wheel-drive compacts and million dollar muscle cars, many have turned to once-alternative rear-drive chassis like the compact S-10 pickup for dragstrip performance. The S-10 has a lot of things going for it.

How to build a racing truck?

Building the Truck 1 Move the front axle forward as far as possible on the chassis. 2 Install the engine as far back in the engine bay as possible. 3 Remove the stock fuel tank and install a racing-spec 10- to 15-gallon fuel cell between the rear axle and rear bumper (so that it hangs down between the

Is the S-10 a good quarter mile truck?

The S-10 has a lot of things going for it. Light weight, plenty of room under the hood and almost unlimited parts availability make the S-10 a real contender on the quarter-mile. The only real problem with the S-10 is its truck-inherent weight distribution.

Is this the baddest Chevrolet S10 pickup truck in America?

Arguably the baddest Chevrolet S10 pickup truck in the U. S. is for sale after five years of wowing competition and kicking a-double-s on the streets and drag strip. Originally created in 2014, the Larry Larson-built machine has set records and become the first-ever street-legal car to crack into the five-second quarter-mile club.

What’s included in the Chevy S10?

Everything you need to drive on public roads is included as well as a trailer to haul behind the far-from-stock Chevy. Below is a selection of viral footage of the famed S10, ranging from quarter-mile runs to nasty street pulls: Larry Larson’s 3000hp Truck DOMINATES 1200 Mile Race!!! If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Where to install the S10 engine?

Install the engine as far back in the engine bay as possible. You might even want to consider cutting the firewall to move the engine back far enough that the front of the block is behind the front-axle centerline — making the S-10 a true front-mid-engine configuration.