Anthony Briggs owns the second quickest street chassis 6 cylinder vehicle in Australia as of July 02 which is sponsored by Paramount Automotive Performance, Dynamic Turbo’s Brisbane and Cylinder Head Dynamics Sydney.
This tough blue cortina streeter contains a 250 crossflow engine, fitted with standard crank an rods, albeit balanced and fitted with ARP rod bolts, and swinging a set of ACL cast pistons. Its runs a ported alloy head, Large Garret turbo, custom intercooler and plenum and Microtech engine management.
Terry makes the use of such budget and readily available bottom end components possible by the precise tuning of the engine on the Paramount Automotive Performance Dyno Dynamics Dyno.
This Cortina has run 9.78 @ 136mph on Avgas at Willowbank Raceway during the 2002 Winter nationals. Anthony plans to run C16 after more development is complete, in the search for more power, and hence quicker ET’S. In July 2004 Anthony’s Cortina ran a 9.658 at 139mph. **Anthony’s car featured in Zoom magazine…..edition.**
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