Another New Monster Truck arrived today(12/23/2010) at the International Monster Truck Museum & Hall Of Fame located inside the Kruse Automobile & Carriage Museum in Auburn,IN. where 12-15 monster trucks will soon cover the floor area. Also the same building for the National Military History Center.
“Aces High” monster truck, a 1972 Chevrolet El Camino, with a stock all steel body and flame throwing exhaust. This truck was Nationally famous for receiving much publicity on Television.
Weighs a car crushing 11,000 pounds
Powered by: 383 cubic inch blown alcohol injected Chevy small block linked to a turbo 400 transmission with a manual reverse pattern valve body and a 4000 rpm stall converter producing 1250 wheel standing horsepower
Put to the ground by : 5 ton Rockwell axles with planetary knuckles, dampened by 16 shocks on 66 inch Goodyear terra tires each weighing 1200 pounds
It is the most detailed monster truck in the world and is currently valued at $350,000
Holds the world record for a wheel stand of 700 feet at 45mph on the rear tires performed in Las Vegas
One of the only car crushing, "FIRE BREATHING" monster trucks in the world.
Two Monster Trucks scheduled to arrive at the museum are BIGFOOT 1 (The truck that started it all) & Predator.
You can learn more about this truck and the people who now own it by going to: http://www.shellcaminomonstertruck.com/index.html
To keep up to date on the progress of this museum go to : http://www.wildmanjeff.com/news-
Photo's By Kevin Allgire