OUR 1969 VISTA CRUISER

 

Part of the SUPERCARS UNLIMITED fleet since 1985, the Vista Cruiser is our all purpose vehicle. Used regularly for parts chasing and post office drop-offs. Its other duties include swap meet hauler and tow vehicle for the show cars and the race car.

 Painted to match our race car (and tilt-bed trailer) in 1972 Nordic Blue and Royal Blue.

 

VISTA CRUISER QUICK SPECS

 ENGINE: Originally a 400 4 barrel, now equipped with a Supercars Unlimited rebuilt 1971 455. 8.5 comp. ratio, 14-222 (400165) camshaft, large valve E heads, Performer intake, 1970 Q-jet, HEI distributor.

TRANSMISSION: TH400 with towing torque converter, 6 plate forward clutch assembly, towing shift kit, and a large capacity fluid cooler.

 DIFFERENTIAL: 3.08 Anti-Spin equipped with our (#46-120) improvement kit.

SUSPENSION: KYB Gas-A-Just shocks on all four corners, front (#02-102) and rear (#02-104)anti sway bars and Air-Lifts inside the rear cargo coil springs. Rear brakes are 11 X 2's from a 1977 Cutlass wagon. Firestone Firehawk 235/60X14 front and 235/60X15 rear tires.

We race all of our ROCKETS!

The (1/8th mile) dial-in in this photo was with the 160,000+mile original 400 engine.

 

FACTORY OPTIONS:

9 passenger model. Dual action tail gate, Power windows, Air cond., AM/FM stereo, Power bench seat, Power disc brakes, Roof rack, Rear window deflector, Light package and more.

ADDED FEATURES:

Reproduction OAI setup (52-316 air cleaner assembly, 52-082 scoops and 52-086 hoses), custom made receiver trailer hitch, electric trailer brake controller, aftermarket tach and gauges, Hella H4 high/low beam lights with 65/100 watt bulbs, "retina burner" aircraft taxiing high beams, custom made 5 row radiator, Super Stock III wheels and more.

 

                             PHOTO: RALPH OGATA

 

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