Owner’s name: Craig Melbourne
Age: 35 / 48
Model: Extra Cab BT-50
Body colour: TRD Factory Custom Paint
Engine: Mazfix Race Prep'd 20B Turbo Bridge Port, Race Apex Seal, Dowelled, External Oiling System, Balanced and Clearanced.
Exhaust: 6" Dump Pipe with 2 x GFB 50mm Waste Gates
Suspension: Koni Electronic Shocks - Rear. Koni Adjustable Pro Struts - Front. Jerry Bickel Wheelie Bars
Wheels: Weld Magnums 15 x 4 with Goodyear Front runners, Weld Aluma Star Beadlocks 16 x 15 with Mickey Thompson 16 X 17.5 Slicks
Modifications: Purpose Built Drag Car
Stereo Audio / Visual: Air Brushed Kenwood Head Unit
Estimated Power: Upwards of 1400hp
Awards/Achievements: 6.93 @ 198mph
Previous Cars: RX3ROTOR
Your Ultimate Street Car:
Why you chose this car: Craig: I found the rolling shell on racing junk, seemed cheap so i flew over checked it out and bought it.
What were your main aims for the build-up: Archie:To get back into the 6 second club.
Best thing about your car? Craig: Totally different from every other pro car currently running.
What made the build particularly tricky/rewarding? Archie: We had to change the car over so that it would meet the current Andra Specs, turned out to be quite a big job.
Any people you want to thank?
Craig: Firstly and foremost Archie Kajewski from Mazfix for the killer setup & Joel Turnbull for all of the late nights, and to everyone else that helped along the way.
Archie: Massive Thanks to Craig Melbourne from Australia for suppling the roller. Thanks to the team:- Joel, Johnno & Mickey. Thanks to all of our sponsors who have helped get the truck to where it is today; Turbo by Garrett, VP Race Fuels, East Coast Lubes, Go Fast Bits, Colin Harper Concerting, Drew & Luke from PWR Performance Products for all our cooling needs.
Future plans for your car: Firmly back into the 6 Second Club
Total cost of the car: $848 worth of Domino's Pizza's, $735.30 worth of KFC, and $698.75 worth of Red Rooster..............
Any other comments you would like to add: Here we come.............