Barn Find Polaris Project – Part 3 – Machining the Head & New Plastics

This is Part 3 in our Polaris Barn Find series. In this video, we show some of the freshly painted parts, test the compression, machine the head, and then show the plastics that will be going on next. If all goes well, we should have the Polaris completely back together for the next video. Then we’ll get to start having some fun with it.

Filmed at Ritter Cycle Racing in St. Jacob, IL
http://www.rittercycle.com/new/

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Barn Find Polaris Project – Part Two – Clean up and Tear Down

Just wanted to give you a quick update on the Polaris project. As you can see in the video, we cleaned it up a bit and began tearing it down. We removed the snow plow, took off the plastics, and worked our way down to the engine. Next, we’ll throw on a new head gasket, swap the carb, get the exhaust how we want it, and then install the new plastics. We’re already getting anxious to see how it turns out. We hope you find our little “sleeper” project interesting too. Thanks for watching!

Filmed at Ritter Cycle Racing, in St. Jacob, IL

The background track is “Roads That Burned Our Boots” by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/). It is available, royalty-free, under Creative Commons unported license 3.0.

Barn Find Polaris Project – Part One

This is the first part in a series of videos, where we will resurrect this old Polaris ATV. This particular quad was built as a prototype for Ritter Cycle Racing’s stroker kits. It’s appears to be a Polaris 350L, but it’s actually powered by a 409cc Two-stroke stroker engine. This really is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Over the next few weeks, we plan to bring it back to life and even transform it into more of a sleeper. Then hopefully we’ll lure in some unexpected victims for a little drag racing action. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for taking a look!

Filmed at Ritter Cycle .Racing, in St. Jacob, IL
The background track is “Roads That Burned Our Boots” by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/). It is available, royalty-free, under Creative Commons unported license 3.0.

V8 Engine Block Coffee Table with LED Lighting

Jordan has been tinkering around in the garage again and once again, he came up with something pretty cool. I thought you’d like a look at this V8 Engine Block Table. He utilized the original 305 block from his Trans Am and even used some of the internals to hold up the top. He cleaned and painted the block, clear coated the inside of the cylinders, and installed bright blue LED lighting. The lights run off a battery pack, so it doesn’t need to be plugged in to an outlet. He used the connecting rods, pistons, and roller rocker “spider”, to hold the two sheets of dark tinted glass in place. I think it really turned out great, hopefully you can appreciate it too. Thanks for watching, we appreciate it!

The ending background track is The Chance, by Jason Shaw of Audionautix.com. It is available, royalty-free, under Creative Commons unported license 3.0. You can download the track at: http://audionautix.com/~audion/Music/TheChance.mp3

Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Project – Built Small Block V8 Nitrous

I thought you might like to see the progress Jordan has made on his third gen Trans Am so far. He says he still has a long way to go, but it’s getting there. If any of you are new to our channel, this video should get you up to speed on the Trans Am project. As you can see in the video, Jordan is currently on engine number three and probably the fourth version of the exhaust. One thing that is undeniable, is that the performance has increased substantially with each engine swap. As he continues to get the setup fine-tuned, the car will only get faster. We still need to show you all a video of the car running on the bottle and that should be coming soon. I hope you find this interesting, we appreciate you watching!

Here’s a partial list of what makes this thing go:

750 cfm Quick Fuel Slayer Carb
Edelbrock Performer RPM Air Gap Intake (Copy)
Howards Cams hydraulic dual pattern flat tappet cam 108 LSA
Comp Cams Roller Tipped Rockers (1.52)
Comp Cams Magnum pushrods
Crower Cam Saver Armored Lifters
Hedman Longtube headers
Hedman X-tensions 2.5″
18″ Long Glasspack mufflers to 2.5″ turndowns
700r4 Automatic w/TCI shift kit, TCI Servos, B&M stall conv,
and 3-4 Plunger mod for full throttle upshifts
B&M Megashifter
Aluminum 4th gen driveshaft
Borg warner 9 bolt rear with fresh 3.70 Ring&Pinion and Cone posi
Four wheel disc brakes
Subframe connectors
Boxed lower control arms
Lakewood drag shocks
Polyurethane bushings
16X8 Laced BBS style Factory wheels
NOS Sniper Nitrous Oxide plate kit 100HP to 150 HP

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Trans Am Big Cam Lopey Idle

Just a quick clip of my son’s 87 Pontiac Trans Am running. ┬áHe has put a lot of work into it and it’s sounding pretty mean these days.