This Supercharged V8 Custom Car Made From Fighter Jet Parts Just Sold For Less Than A Base Dodge Challenger



The used car market is still full of cars priced way above what you might expect, making it hard to find a good deal on something fun and fast. This custom creation could be one of the craziest finds in 2022 then. be purchased for $28,000.

This vehicle was built specifically for the Monster Garage TV show on the Discovery Channel. Jesse James, owner of West Coast Choppers and host of the show, was just one of many makers who helped create this rolling work of art.

Unlike some movie or TV cars, this thing is a truly beautifully executed machine. The photos actually show the original drop tank before it was cleaned and polished before actual manufacturing began.

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A supercharged Chevy 400ci V8 sits behind the driver and sends power to the rear wheels only through a two-speed automatic transmission. Dutchman axles, a Frankland quick-change rear end and Aluma Star Weld Racing three-piece wheels can help bring that power down to any dry lake bed near you.

The drop tank itself has a full 2×3″ box section and a round steel tube frame with a fully integrated roll cage and Kirkey Deluxe twin-ribbed high-back aluminum bucket seat. At the very rear of the vehicle is a Deist Safety braking parachute. From nose to tail, this is a machine designed to go high speeds and come back safely. He is also not disappointed by the exterior.

After polishing the body, the builders added sponsor graphics, including those from Monster Garage itself and West Coast Choppers. The red stripes are courtesy of Pete “Hot Dog” Finlan and, unsurprisingly, this is by no means a street-legal vehicle. The winning bidder received a bill of sale in lieu of a title. Nonetheless, it’s still an impressive build, even if you can’t drive it on the streets.

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