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DeTomaso Pantera 700+ HP - SOLD

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Chassis #  THPNLY01606


This 1971 DeTomaso Pantera is the 320th imported by Ford and has been extensively modified and fully developed for road race applications capable of over 1.5 Gs lateral grip, and near 0.7 Gs acceleration. 

Pro engineering build includes chassis stiffening, weight reduction, safety systems, engineered suspension w/ post-rig modelling, splined adjustable ARBs, high performance brake system, high power / broad torque range NA sprint motor and strengthened gearbox components. Car is fully sorted, well balanced, very fast and track ready.

Engine  (9.5 hrs)

  • Engine Builder: Pfaff Racing Engines 
  • Manufacturer: Ford Motorsports 
  • Type: 6.7L (407 CID) 13.4 :1 CR sprint motor
  • Power: 712 HP @ 6500 RPM / 649 ft-lbs Tq @ 4800 RPM (Avg 611 ft-lbs Tq 4000-6500 RPM)
  • Induction: 64mm Kinsler EFI throttle bodies, Ed Pink ram tubes, custom airbox & ITG-IRL filter
  • Heads: Ford SVO aluminum (6049-B3), Del West A3/A25 copper seats, flow bench ported
  • Block: Ford SVO 351W aluminum dry sump (M-6010-K351) with ARP studs
  • Crankshaft: Forged 3.85” stroke Lunati Signature (60638501), lightened, Nitride, internally balanced
  • Damper: ATI 6.325” Super Damper (917515)
  • Connecting Rods: Carrillo custom 6.25” H-beam, full floater, ARP bolts
  • Pistons: RaceTec 4.101” forged w/ low tension ring set, 1.325” Pin Ht
  • Valves: Xceldyne titanium + CRn coated, Isky Tool Room springs w/ spring-oiler valve covers
  • Valve Train: Jesel Pro shaft rockers, Isky Extreme Zone roller lifters, Manton pushrods
  • Camshaft: Comp Cams solid roller (valve lift: IN .693”/ EX .672”)
  • Cam Drive: Rousch Yates Racing belt drive assembly (RYE-I270002)
  • Exhaust: Custom 180° x 38” stepped-tube headers, merge collectors w/ stainless resonators

Oil/Water Systems

  • Oil Pump: Barnes 5-stage x 1.375” (9017-5BRI 1.375)
  • Oil Capacity: Stef’s 16 qt aluminum reservoir 
  • Oil Cooler: Fluidyne water/oil (DB-30500)
  • Radiator: Howe Racing custom aluminum 2.5” 2-pass w/ dual fans
  • Water Pump: Drake Racing w/ CV Products reduction drive

Fuel System

  • Fuel Cell: Custom aluminum by Coast Fabrication (Current certified bladder)
  • Capacity: 13.5-gal main and 2-gal surge tank
  • Fuel Pumps: (2) Bosch 200LPH @75psi EFI and (1) Mallery 530LPH primary 
  • Injectors: Bosch 48lb/hr flow matched 
  • Fuel Type: Leaded-110 octane min. (VP C10 or Sunoco 112 tuned)

Electrical/Data Systems

  • ECU/Ignition: Motec M48-Pro Sequential w/ MSD crank trigger/sync, Denso coil-per-plug
  • Alternator: Denso 180A by Powermaster (8152)
  • Battery: Odyssey PC925 w/ main disconnect
  • Data Logger: Motec ADL dash 4Mb
  • Wire Harnesses: Custom Motec USA
  • Sensors: Izze IR tire temps, damper Hz, XY accel, steering, brake pressures, speed, engine & gearbox
  • Starter: Powermaster reduction drive (9162)

Transaxle (1.7 hrs)

  • Manufacturer: ZF-2 race built by RBT 
  • Gear: 4.22:1
  • Shift Linkage: Short throw modified
  • Trans Cooler: Fluidyne air/oil w/ 7” fan, electric pump & 40 micron filter (4.5 qt capacity)
  • Custom components: Oliver high strength/hardened input shaft, straight-cut 4th gear (.840:1)
  • Clutch: McLeod 2-disk MagForce w/ 7 lb aluminum flywheel 
  • Speed Sensor: Motec Hall-trigger wheel on output shaft
  • Half Shafts: Custom CVs by Pantera Performance
  • Axles: Custom high strength w/ Timken bearing modified uprights by Pantera Performance 


  • Paint Color: PPG Yellow acrylic urethane by Hall Pantera
  • Livery Graphics: Multi-gray block-camo wrap 
  • Rear Aero: 60” carbon wing, adjustable rake with 3/8” Gurney insert
  • Front Aero: Air dam with 12” carbon canards 
  • Windows: Lexan w/ hard coat
  • Doors: Light-weight composite by Pantera Performance
  • Lids: Front- Aluminum (Camlok), Rear- Light-weight composite 
  • Roof scoop/airbox: Light-weight composite 
  • Other: Custom aluminum rocker panels/side skirts (Camlok)


  • Builder: Factory DeTomaso modified by Coast Fabrication
  • Weight: 2906 lbs 
  • Distribution: 44% Front / 56% Rear; 51% Left / 49% Right w/ driver
  • Material: 1.75” tube roll cage and chassis torsional stiffening
  • Front Suspension: Aluminum hubs, modified upper a-arms, camber-locks and solid bushings
  • Rear Suspension: Adjustable upper a-arms and solid bushings
  • Dampers: Ohlins TTX36IL 3-way coil-overs custom built by RE Suspension 
  • Springs: Front 800 lb / Rear 1150 lb w/ Torrington bearings (F 2.81Hz / R 2.95Hz ride frequency)
  • ARBs: Custom solid-splined 1.25” system w/ adjustable links (0.95 to 1.15 deg/G roll gradient) 
  • Brakes: Wilwood peddle box w/ dual masters and Tilton bias control, Front-Wilwood GNR6 w/ 13.1”x 1.25” rotors, Rear-Superlite 4 w/ 12.2”x .81” rotors, PFC pads 11F/97R compounds, w/ ducted cooling
  • Steering: Factory rack & pinion, bump-steer centered 
  • Wheels: CCW Corsair C14 forged monoblock 18x10 Front, 18x12 Rear
  • Tires: Pirelli Pzero slicks, 275/645-18 DH Front, 325/660-18 DH Rear


  • Color/Finish: Black paint, aluminum fab dash and console by Coast Fabrication
  • Fire System: Deist Safety Cold-Fire w/ 6-nozzles
  • Restraints: Schroth 5-point belts and window net
  • Seats: Momo FIA (2)
  • Gauges: Motec ADL Dash
  • Steering Wheel: Momo MOD30 w/ ADL controls and NRG 3.0 quick release hub
  • Driver Cooling: CoolShirt 13 qt ice system w/ Whale HP pump and Bicknell 100 cfm helmet blower
  • Other: 7” LCD color monitor/rearview camera


  • 2nd wheel set,  CCW C14 Forged MonoBlock 18x10 Front, 18x12 Rear w/ Pzero slicks
  • MoTec i2Pro data analysis software, custom math formulas/display templates, 15.5” PC laptop 
  • Denso-Powermaster 150A alternator
  • Splined ARB bars by Speedway Engineering
  • Gurney wing insert
  • Wilwood brake components
  • Clutch components
  • Exhaust turn-down diffusers 
  • Airbox and roof scoop mold tooling
  • Legendary Pantera designer Tom Tjaarda “Profile” wine collection set, personally autographed and certified 

Engineering Support 

  • Chassis set-up sheets
  • Damping study, virtual post-rig simulations and Ohlins damper design specifications
  • ARB roll stiffness/distribution analysis, modeling tool and component specifications

Optimum-G chassis data analysis and engineering consultation

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