Custom Corvair Pickup with a Mid-Engine Twin-Turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Rich Wait is converting a 1961 Corvair Rampside pickup into a unique hot rod at his company Hot Rod Factory in East Bethel, Minnesota. The widened and stretched body lays over a custom tube chassis with an adjustable coilover suspension. In the bed sits a twin-turbo LSx V8 expected to make 1,500 horsepower. View more photos of the project in the build album.

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Corvair Rampside Pickup with a mid-engine twin-turbo LSx V8

Source: Hot Rod Factory (build album) via Sloppy Mechanics FB page

5 thoughts on “Custom Corvair Pickup with a Mid-Engine Twin-Turbo LSx V8”

  1. In that second to last photo, that long diagonal tube running to the right rear could have been put in straighter. If anyone is going to judge this, that will get picked up very quickly.

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