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-Force Design Concepts is more than just Camaros. We've done extensive work on both classic and modern Mustangs, Chevelles and other popular muscle cars...we're even in the process of building up a 1966 Thunderbird. Jason Huber, G-Force Design Concepts' owner and manager, came across a cherry early 70's Sublime Dodge Demon at, of all places, a Mustang shop. He found that the car was for sale and shortly afterwards it was his personal project. With the straight body and decent paint he would be starting with a car that was a bit easier on the pocketbook.
Jason got the Demon back to the G-Force shop and put together a plan to deliver maximum performance for a less-than-6-figure budget. The first order of business was to mini-tub the Demon to accomodate the 18x12 rear wheels wrapped in 335 rubber. Next would be a 4-bar rear setup to eliminate the factory leaf springs.
Bill Reilly at RMS in Pennsylvania provided the "Alterkation" front k-member. RMS specializes in modern suspension systems for Chrysler muscle cars. This system elimates the old torsion bars and uses a Mustang-base spindle, heavy-duty sway bar, and rack and pinion steering. With the use of Mustang II spindles the brake options opened up considerably. We worked closely with the GP Superstore to pick up 14" front 6-caliper piston Wilwood brakes and 14" 4-piston rear brakes with an internal parking brake.
With the major suspension design tackled we decided to use a system from Air Ride Technologies. This uses shockwaves on the front and rear with ride height sensors. The 4100I system had everything we needed to for a clean and reliable air suspension.
 

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For wheels and tires we chose a set of CCW competition wheels - the classic wheel in a 3-piece design. On the front are 18x8.5 and 18x12 on the rear. We selected B.F. Goodrich KDWs, a well-known and respected ultra-performance tire.
The goal for the engine was smooth operation and reliability, as well as economy...and POWER. We chose a 6.1L Hemi making 425HP. Engine management is provided by an AEM stand-alone engine management system. This system allows for custom tuning in the future - we plan to install a single turbo on the Hemi for even more power.
A modern engine calls for a solid transmission, and we went for one of the best transmissions available: a Tremec 5-speed from Keilser Engineering. The 5-speed kit came with everything we needed to turn an old automatic or 4-speed car into a 5-speed with overdrive.
Inside we went with 4th-generation Camaro seats covered in Allante material with matching back seats. Allante is a durable, abrasion-resistant vinyl that looks and feels like leather. We installed a custom headliner made from modern material and fabricated a dash panel to house the Autometer Sport Comp 2 guages.
The final result exceeded our expectations and still came in within the budget we set up front. Bang for the Buck - this turned out to be a great highway cruiser, competitive autocrosser, and with the light weight and 425HP we've run 12.0's at 115MPH on the drag strip. At the Run Through the Hills we placed 6th out of 50 cars in the autocross competition.
Demon is a great example of how much fun you can have building a driving a car like this without taking out a second mortgage
 

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