Genuine 1972 Monaro LS V8 Coupe purchased by the current owner in 2005 and transformed into a CAMS LOG booked Group Nc Historic race car. For sale from Canberra, ACT.
Originally purchased as a stock 253 V8 powered HQ LS Monaro, the car has been fully converted for use in Group Nc Historic Touring car racing by the current race enthusiast owner. The restoration began in February, 2006 and was completed in January, 2009. The car has a CAMS log book and this will come with the car. It has also been engineered by Roy and Ben Wilkinson and the engine was built by Peter O’Brien and Warren Gay, of Fyshwick Head Services.
Since completion, the car has competed in three race meetings and some practice sessions including:
Phillip Island, 15 March 2009, driver Ben Wilkinson -1st in class
Wakefield Park, Goulburn, 30 October 2009, driver Patrick Dwyer
Eastern Creek, 27 November 2009, driver Patrick Dwyer
From 2010 the HQ has been in storage, the engine disassembled, serviced and rechecked and since then the car has been regularly started, checked and serviced but has not been raced.
The car is in excellent condition with no rust or damage.
Mechanically, the HQ runs a period correct 010 Chev 350 4 bolt block with Eagle ESP forged H beam rods, Eagle forged crank, JE Pistons, Milondon Sump, 3927186 64cc heads, (3947041 64cc heads –spare), Elderbrock Victor series water pump then trough to a Muncie 4 speed gearbox with Hurst shifter and 10 bolt + 12 bolt diffs with forged axles and spools, custom tail shafts, Magna fuel pumps, Tilton 7 ¼ triple plate clutch, Tilton release bearing assembly, Lakewood bellhousing, Willwood balance bar, Tilton master cylinders, I C and E ignition, Taipan XP muffler and custom exhaust. The car is set up to run on Avgas.
There are lots of original Monaro LS parts that go with the car including original LS twin headlight front, factory air-conditioning unit, 4 spare doors, rear window, spare diffs, sets of springs, spare axles, set of heads, Inlet manifolds, full corvette brake set to suit Monaro, 32mm discs, standard HQ guards and front, 2 spare wheels, tail shafts, Dorian timer and various original parts from the car (kept when conversion was made).
The interior is fitted with a Sparco race seat, stock rear seat and passenger seat with a CAMS approved Neil Bates full roll cage, original dash with race gauges mounted on an aluminium panel and a Momo steering wheel. The car is fitted a 5 point Schroth race harness with standard belts in the passenger seat and rear seat.
Brakes are Jaguar calipers with Holden discs and original modified rear drums. The car also comes with a brand new set of Corvette calipers, 32mm discs with aluminium hub.
Suspension is a combination of King Springs and Koni shocks, Whiteline sway bar on the front and another on the rear.
Wheels are 15" Minilite style alloy rims with Yokahama Advan 205x60xR15 semi slick race tyres on the front and Avon 245x60xR15 Semi Slicks on the rear.
The car also comes with the original SA registration plates RRP251, engineering paperwork, CAMS log book and loads of paperwork and receipts.
The HQ can be either raced in Historic Group Nc, used for Hill climbs, Targas or restored back to an original HQ LS Monaro. For your inspection in Canberra, ACT. (Ref. 5936)
We are happy to arrange a video inspection of the car using WhatsApp. Please call for more details and note Door to Door enclosed transport is available anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.
Call Mike Selby on 0414 278 604 or Rod Kearns on 0499 577 997 and let us help you buy this HQ Group Nc race car. Also please note if you have a quality Muscle or Classic car you wish to list or have valued please give us a call at AMCS, we will be happy to assist you.