Man Spent 17 Years Building a Lamborghini in Basementby Wonder World   2 years ago


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Ken Imhoff spent 17 years building his dream car a Lamborghini Countach in his basement, after falling in love with the Black Lamborghini from the movie Cannonball Run.

It took him 17 Years to build a Lamborghini from scratch in his basement with his own 2 hands.

Ken refers to the Lamborghini on his website as "Bull in the Basement" but is also known as the "Basement Lambo"

Car Build Cost (Confimed by Ken Imhoff) = $65,000 US Dollars
Car Sold (unconfirmed) = $89,000 US Dollars

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Here are the specs for the Lamborghini:

♦ All hand formed aluminum body weighing 2400 lbs, representing a euro spec 1982 Countach LP5000S
♦ All steel tube space frame similar to the original
♦ Ford Cleveland Boss 351 (514hp@ 6800rpm) with a Probe 377C.I. stroker kit
♦ Forged 11.75 comp. pistons H-beam rods
♦ .630 lift roller cam and Milodon gear drive
♦ Crower pushrods and S.S. roller rockers with S.S. HiFlow manley valves
♦ Ported and polished heads and Hall Pantera Weber manifold
♦ 48 IDA downdraft Webers built by Inglesse
♦ Canton 10 qt. trap-door road racing pan and oil cooler
♦ ZF 5 speed transaxle with (4:10 gear)
♦ 15lb. aluminum flywheel
♦ MSD box and billet dist.
♦ Tires rear Hooiser 25.0x13.0x16 front 23.5x12.0x16 slicks
♦ Wheels custom BBS rim shells with hand made center sections. 12x16 rear 10x16 front
♦ Brakes Wilwood Suprelite 4 piston calipers and 12"x1.25" vented rotors and aluminum hats
♦ Exhaust handmade 180deg. 2" S.S. headers, 3.5" collectors, 12" long x 3.5" racing muffers.
♦ Wilwood racing pedals/master cylinders/hyd. clutch
♦ Pantera ZF 5-speed, Hyd clutch, alum flywheel, bell housing, and shifter- Twin Howe sprintcar aluminum radiators with 2400cfm puller fans, Oil cooler with twin remote race filters
♦ Performance untested weight 2700lbs.- 15 gal. fuel cell, electric fuel pump, and sending unit
♦ Top Speed confirmed by Ken = 140mph
♦ Real Lambo Parts : tailights, parking lights, windshield, speed glass side windows, badges, fiberglass wing, wheel arches, and chin spoiler
♦ A competition style interior, MOMO seats, 5 point harness, splined steering wheel, 5 lb. Halon fire bottle, all anodized aluminum interior panels with heat and sound barrier rear bulkhead with removable access panel between seats


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