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V8 Hilux 'Cool Ghoul' Monster Truck For Sale or Exchange SOLD (1990)

V8 Hilux 'Cool Ghoul' Monster Truck   For Sale or  Exchange SOLD (1990)
V8 Hilux 'Cool Ghoul' Monster Truck   For Sale or  Exchange SOLD (1990) (picture 1 of 6)
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We are looking to exchange/sell - NEEDS TO BE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED
MONSTER TRUCK V8 'the COOL Ghoul Truck'

Ideal business Venture / Promo Tool / Fun Vehicle

-------------- NOW OFFERED FOR SALE ---------

UNIQUE CROWD PULLER -- Novelty P.A. System

HUGE SAVING on a 'Truck Project' Build Cost (just add up the custom parts fitted to this truck ) !


" A GREAT HIT WITH ALL AGES & THE BEST ATTRACTION A PARADE CAN HAVE "


a spectical that viewers will never forget!

Suggested Uses;- New Business Openings,Film Work, Galas, Parades, Promotion Events, Parties, Special Occasions, Surprise Transport etc.

if your business needs "A REAL CROWD PULLER" or a PR Machine -- This Could Be IT!
Pics of exterior taken January 2012

We have used it for promotion at special events / shows over the past 8 years hired out on a commercial basis (only with our driver) , charging for both static display & parade event appearances.,


As Seen @ Knockhill Race Circuit 'Motor Festival'
Featured in 'Sun Newspaper' Motoring Double Page Supplement
AS SEEN IN MANY GALA PARADE & EVENTS THROUGHOUT
Central Scotland 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 &2011
Monster Truck Project commenced 2002 :- Using Toyota Hi Lux Pick Up - Rover 3.5 SDI high comp. petrol engine,


Mated by a stock conversion plate to a 5 speed TOYOTA Gearbox c/w High/Low ratio transfer box .

Themed as the 'Cool Ghoul Truck' & Air Brushed accordingly with some fantastic 'work of art' graveyard & other ghoulish scenes depicted in great detail!

The Custom themed 'Gothic' interior is bedecked in Skulls, Snakes & Other Creepy Crawlies!
DVLA V5C correctly shows:- Toyota Hilux 3500cc ----- Reg :- G6 OUL (GHOUL)

Mot'd - has been Mot'd every year - - for road use (all old Mot's in service file) --- Cheap Road Tax band (on age)

NB. If you are contemplating building one of these:- the hours & expense required to sort out body lift, engine cooling, gearing & suspension problems are inconceivable until you are in too far to quit ----- better to buy a 'sorted one' & be ready to roll !


All parts listed below have been either added 'new' or replaced with 'new' in the period from 2007 up to January 2012


Nb. to keep it interesting & to be totally reliable (no 'used parts' were ever fitted)

List of Custom Fitments:-

'Monster truck specific parts ' were supplied by LA Supertrux

4 x Brand New 39.5" Tyres fitted onto existing Chrome Competition Rims 15" x 15" (very rare now & very exensive to buy)

Nb. Chrome Rims were 4,000 + tyres @almost 2000 inc Vat for 4 off

Body Lifted 6" - resin pirate & skull decorative pillars giving an 'eerie' effect.

4 x Leaf Springs specifically designed for Monster Truck use :- Spring & Spring Shackles front & Rear - fitted new by us.

(A must as these springs not only raise the car but tilt the rear axle for propshaft/gearbox alignment purposes).

Duplex Front Shocks + Triplex Rears (single rears operation so as not to 'over stiffen' rear end) - fitted new by us.

Across Front Axle dampers fitted to limit 'on road' steering twitch (big tyres create this serious issue) - fitted new by us

Revised webbed steering linkages with a rose jointed coupling (standard steering linkages are too scary with 'big wheels' ) - fitted new by us.

Stainless Steel Brake Flexys & all new polished copper piping - fitted new by us.

4 Barrel Weber Carb On New Eddlebrook Manifold c/w Sports 'Pancake' Air Intake (much smoother running) - fitted new by us.

Latest competition Fuel pump - fitted new by us.

Mallory Unilite Fully Electronic Competition Distributor & Race Coil -( 550 worth - for accurate ignition under load) - fitted new by us.

Heavy Duty Daihastu Clutch fitted - fitted new by us..

Voltmeter, Water temp & Oil pressure gauges all fitted into dash & centre console - fitted new by us. .

Truck Heavy Duty Side Rails & platforms.

All Spot/Fog Lights Replaced & all now thro' independent Relays on one panel - fitted new by us.

Two x Heavy Duty Battery System (100A/Hr EACH), Digital Voltmeter & a new 90AH now alternator - fitted new by us.

Lexus Style Rear lights - fitted new by us.

Front headlights (Green tint) - fitted new by us.Roof Floodlights.Rear Roof lights for reversing.

Air Train Horns on Roof c/w 150 ft/lb Air tank under truck Switchable Reversing Siren.

Various Musical Air Horns (inc Dixie) & Tones - fitted new by us.

Corbeau Carrera Recliner Seats with unique customised detail c/w Black' Inertia seat Belts - fitted new by us.

New X4 Extreme Alloy 'look' illuminated steering wheel- fitted new by us.

New Quality carpet (in Black) throughout - fitted new by us.

Low/High Ratio Quickshift fitted - fitted new by us.

5 Speed Gearchange & Transfer box Quickshifts x 2 ( race type shortened stick movement - a must when body is raised) - fitted new by us.

New Rear Diff Ring & Pinion - with all bearings renewed to give a 5-29:1 Ratio - fitted new by us.

Nb. revised gearing gives 3 mph at idle rpm for parade speeds & a comfortable 60 mph + on road

Front wheel drive disconnected, but propshaft available (would require front diff ratio revamp)

Automatic Kenlowe Electric Cooling Fan System onto new Diesel Hilux Radiater with custom grill - works really well! - fitted new by us.

Fitted with 'Race car' style push button start - fitted new by us.

Passenger /Driver American PA System with All USA emergency Tones & Loudhailer mic - fitted new by us.

Multi Strobes & Rotating Beacons all round - fitted new by us.

Decor Lights all around the truck.

Neons on Rear - fitted new by us.

Cobra Style (Thrush) Exhaust Side Pipes - flexy downpipes replaced by us 2010.

Inbuilt slow charger with mains input lead/plug (keeps batteries fully charged when truck not in use) - fitted new by us.

In Truck bed Rear - Bench (or mortician's slab) with 'Mr Thrifty' (skeleton complete with red strobe heart)- fitted new by us.

MEGA SOUND SYSTEM '250V /12v (12 volt limits endurance if no generator carried) : CD/Radio slaved to TOA amplifier coupled to High Power Swimming Pool type Horns (4 Off ) - 100v line TOA P.A. System for clear Music & Vocal Commentary - fitted new by us.

The original Speedo Panel has been stripped & a graveyard scene depicted on the faceplace, then the unit was rebuilt!

Rear Roll Bar & Front Bull Bars.

New Heavy Duty Lucas Starter Motor - fitted new by us March 2011.

Towball fitted on Coffin Shaped Plate with Chrome Skull (eyes & mouth light up) - fitted new by us but never used.


Unique Vehicle Registration purchased by me from DVLA :- GHOUL (G6 OUL) valued @ 1000




Litewave Supplied:- 1500 COMPUTERISED SCANNER Neon LIGHT SYSTEM INSTALLED (c/w remote control) - fitted new by us.


Features 'Sound to light' & sequential multi colour lighting for night displays


MAKING THIS THE 'ULTIMATE EYECATCHING DISPLAY ON WHEELS' !


Large Bubble Machine & Fog Machine also added for even Greater Novelty factor !





The vehicle is also wired for 250v mains voltage for Bubble machine & the Fog machine + it can also supply the 100v line PA (when not battery driven) ,- it can be plugged into the mains for static displays or into a generator placed into the back of the truck for mobile work.





It starts easily, drives well for a 'Monster Truck' and is ready to roll---





Bargain Sale now @ 12995


( NB. key start' Silent Portable Generator driven 250v mains supply Not included in sale price )




or


PX car or superbike welcome


(Cash either Way)


for INTERESTING CAR/Motorcycle or A recent low mileage Sports /Prestige Car/Modern
or classic Motorcycle/s
will also consider
Immaculate :- American Hot Rod OR COBRA KIT CAR or Harley Chopper or anything unusual
(we can deliver Uk mainland by trailer)
will suit serious buyer with funds & imagination


Price: £12995 As stated
Advert Type: For Sale
Category: Modern Cars
Make: Toyota
Model: Hilux
Model (alt): Hilux 4x4
Year: 1990
Country: UK
Region: Scotland
Telephone: 01383 723222
Status: Trade
E-mail: Contact Advertiser via Email
Listing Date: 04-Jun-2014
Ref: C88980