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Builder/Owner/Driver: Tim Sowell

Hometown: Mustang, Oklahoma

Occupation other than Monster Trucks: Mechanic

Truck Facts:  

Body: 1990 Ford pickup - fiberglass

Engine: 460 ci Ford engine, 1,000 hp, with 671 BDS blower; fuel injection

Transmission: Ford C-6 automatic with TCI shifter. Aluminum transfer case with quick change gears

Suspension: Nitrogen shocks, 24" travel front, 30" travel rear

Axles: 106 Center section

Chassis: Tube frame, mid engine (old frame and body for sale, see Old Web Site)

Tires: 66x43x25 Goodyear

Fuel Type: Methanol

Vehicle Height: 10'6"

Vehicle Width: 12'

Vehicle Building Time: 3 years to build original truck; 1 year to build all new tube frame and update truck

Cost to build: Approximately $70,000.00 originally; Total investment now approximately $140,000.00.

Sponsors: None (but looking)

A special thank you for sponsoring TORNADO at the Big Boy Toy Show in Wichita, KS, April 8th and 9th, 2000 and March 31 - April 1, 2001, goes to:

        BOB'S TRANSMISSIONS, Inc.
        1900 N. Broadway
        Wichita, KS  67214
        (316) 267-0764


Tim got his start in monster trucks when other mechanics said he couldn't build one himself.  But, he proved them wrong and did it!!!!!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2001



March 31 & April 1 Big Boy Toy Show, Century II Convention Center
(Display)
Wichita Kansas