Category Archives: Drive Train

The REAL ‘Heartbeat of America’…

BIG NEWS! I have an engine! Drove down to L.A. (West Covina) to Speed-O-Motive on Friday. Finally got to meet George and Jeff. The motor was already set up in the dyno room. Jeff explained all the ins and outs … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Drive Train, video

They’re here! – NASA American Iron Javelin update

Today was a BIG day. The Control Freak IFS AND the A5 transmission were delivered! These are two big pieces of the puzzle. I didn’t get the upper control arms and a few other pieces for the IFS but I … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Drive Train, Suspension

The heart of the matter… NASA American Iron Javelin update.

I finally pulled the trigger on the motor for this car.  Did a bit a research and decided to have Speed-O-Motive down in the L.A. area build it.  George was really helpful and put together a nice bid for me. … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Drive Train

rear-end on the way… American Iron Javelin update.

Things are moving quickly now.  Today I ordered a 9″ Ford floater rear-end from Schreiner Enterprises.  Fittingly these guys are in Wisconsin 🙂  I’ll be running Wilwood brakes, 11.5″ rotors and 4 piston calipers.  As soon as Evil Genius (cage … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Drive Train

Adventures of Clutch Box

my clutch master cylinder relocation project continued today. last weekend I built the basic “box” that will allow me to bring the master in-board a couple of inches to clear the power brake booster. next I needed to fill the … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Drive Train, Electrical, Interior, pedals

covering up the hole…

So to get the driveline angle at the need 3* down I had to open up a very LARGE hole in the trans tunnel. I originally made a small hole just for the shifter to poke out. Everything was looking … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Drive Train