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