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simon5ay5

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The Factory Racing
Vehicle Specifications
DRIVER: Dan Chamlee

ALTERNATE Thomas Chamlee and Daniel Chamlee, Jr.
& CO-DRIVERS: Whitney Chamlee, Stacy Chamlee-Jacobsen, Laurie Chamlee, Ryan Gomez, Amy Tate, David Owens

CLASS: Score International – Class 7 unlimited Mini or midsize pick-up
VEHICLE: 2003 Ford Ranger Standard Cab, long bed,
2-wheel drive

ENGINE: Ford 4.3 V6, fuel injected,
Aluminum heads & intake ported & polished, forged pistons,
H-Beam rods, racing cam,
Roller rockers, high flow injectors, and
Throttle body


FUEL:
Capacity: 32 Gallon fuel cell
Type CL Bryant Sunoco Fuel - 112 Octane race gas


TRANSMISSION: Tremec TK0600 5 speed manual

Clutch Mustang Cobra
Flywheel Billet Steel


REAR AXLE: Tubeworks Ford 9” full floater chromoly housing & axle tubes
Differential: 40 splined Spool 5.78-1 Richmond gears





SUSPENSION:
Front Modified and reinforced F150 I-beams, equal length,
King 2.5” Coilover shocks,
King 3”By-pass shocks and hydraulic bump stops,
25” wheel travel
Rear Four-link trailing arms
King 2.5” coil over shocks,
King 3” By-pass shocks and hydraulic bump stops,
30” wheel travel


BRAKES: C.N.C. pedal assemblies with Outlaw four piston race calipers and
12.2” vented disc brakes


WHEELS and TIRES:
Wheels: KMC 17” x 8”
Tires: BF Goodrich – Baja T/A KM 35-12.5-17



DIMENSIONS:
Wheel Base 117 inches
Overall Length 18 feet
Overall Width 78 inches
Race Weight 4300 pounds



LIGHTS: Acro Off Road Lights 3 front and 4 light bar


INSTRUMENTATION: Autometer liquid filled gauges


TELEMETRY SYSTEM: Lowrance GPS
Kenwood Race Radio

By PCI Race Radio
 

simon5ay5

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Daniel Chamlee has racing in his blood. His grandfather, Thomas Newton loved to design, fabricate and race boats. Tom has many championship titles and still holds many records. Dan loves to go speed, but mostly he loves the challenge of designing and fabricating parts & proving that they work. His father just happened to be a welder so building parts was 2nd nature growing up in a steel shop. Dan’s first car at 15 was a Baja bug he built from the pan up. He has designed and built many unusual street legal 4x4’s and custom cars.
Dan has spent years going to races studying the many different classes and styles. He read the SCORE rulebook from cover to cover until he had nearly memorized it in order to understand the advantages and disadvantages in each class before he began his own truck. Dan has a gift for understanding how things work. By trade he is an appliance repairman and knows the inside and out of every domestic appliance made. He often has technicians from competing businesses call him when they are stuck on a problem. Because they know he’ll know the answer.
Dan spent many hours sketching different options for suspension before beginning his work. Once he had decided he took an old service truck with 350,000 miles on it and a blown engine and began the transformation. He would spend a long day repairing appliances then come home in the evening and work all night on the truck. And then go to work again the next day. Each step brought new and exciting challenges. Often he would spend hours just thinking through the next process. His biggest thrill is seeing his ideas implemented. Now that he has a few seasons under his belt he loves knowing that the suspension he has designed and built is very competitive.
Dan has enjoyed the time he has spent with his sons and daughters, each learning and contributing with their own strengths and many sleepless nights.
 

simon5ay5

Mega Member
Current Sponsors

The Factory Appliance, Inc BF Goodrich Tires

P.O. Box 488
Summerland, CA 93067
805-566-2222
Contributors

Super Six Motorsports Acro Off Road Lights

Simple Digital Systems Pure-Power

King Shocks Tubeworks


Contingency Sponsors



BF Goodrich Tires Beard Seats Trackside Photo

C.L. Bryant Fuel CNC, Inc. Unique Metal Products

DeNunzio Racing Products Dusty Times KMC Wheels

Howe Performance Power Steering Instant Mexico Insurance Sign Tech

Mastercraft Limit Straps MSD Ignition PCI Race Radios Inc

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simon5ay5

Mega Member
2008 score san felipe 250
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simon5ay5

Mega Member
laughlin 08

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simon5ay5

Mega Member
Just got back from winning the baja 500 (3rd year in a row) had a blast truck ran great all day...no major problems. The motor started blowing oil at contingency so we did a quick run over to ojos, blew out 2 quarts in 45miles.. durring the race we were putting in 4 quarts of oil in at every pit stop and had to stop a couple times in between to top off as well, should have some on board cam footage up soon. .. cant wait for primm!
 

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