Hey Guys, How Have You Been? Sorry it has taken so long to contact you but, I wanted to have some...
How Have You Been? Sorry it has taken so long to contact you but, I wanted to have some solid numbers on the stroker motor I purchased from you last year. Still haven't made it to the dyno or the track but I can tell you this motor is awesome. I Have finally nailed down the timing and built a killer carb and can no longer get the rear wheels of my 86 Z28 to hook up. Even with all the modifications to the rear suspension and 10.5" wide drag radial the tires break loose in the first three gears of the 700r4. Waiting on my adjustable Torque arm, which should make me hook. I will contact you again when I have some numbers on the car or the motor. Either way, I just want to thank you for building such an awesome motor. This Kind Of Quality Craftsmanship, And honesty are hard to find. I'm glad I took the chance and placed my trust in you guys.
Hello Steve, Well, it has been a couple months since we last communicated. Just wanted you to know, I...
Well, it has been a couple months since we last communicated. Just wanted you to know, I have the 347 Stroker Motor in my 69 Mustang now. The exhaust was completed today and I was able to run the motor and hear the awesome sound of your Proformance Unlimited Engine. Let me tell you... it sounds GREAT!!!! I am still working on completing the body and paint and hopefully will have it out on the road in the next couple months. Here are a couple pictures one of the car before I started on it and one of the motor in the engine compartment.
Thanks again for a great engine!
Duane A. Leisle
Bullhead City, Arizona
PS. Used a 2 1/2" exhaust with Flow master 40's out the back of the car. Nice rumble and load when you get on it!
Hey guys, I just wanted to thank you for everything you guys did for me and building me my motor. I...
I just wanted to thank you for everything you guys did for me and building me my motor. I really appreciate how honest you guys were throughout the whole process too. My dad and I finally got it all hooked up in my 72 Nova and the car runs like a beast! People around my neighborhood used to look at the car as a disgrace, and after all the hard work my dad and I put into it and with the help of you guys it's finally running and looking good. In return I posted many pictures of the engine and my car on the website I have it on called "car domain". I also put your link in my profile so people will know of your guys great work. I hope it helps bring you guys more business. You can check out the car on this site.
Thanks Again and let me know what you guys think.
Keith Huffman (Chevy 350)
Dear Doug & Steve Thanks for custom building my 383-475 stroker engine, and assisting me in picking...
Dear Doug & Steve
Thanks for custom building my 383-475 stroker engine, and assisting me in picking out my Art Carr 350 transmission, my 3000 stall converter and March Performance serpentine belt system.
Everyone in California thought I was crazy for purchasing a custom built engine from the east coast. To be honest, I even had doubts at times myself. Then, Doug & Steve e-mailed me a video of my engine running. When I heard that baby run I knew I had done the right thing. Before I knew it my new engine was shipped. The day it arrived was like Christmas. The next thing I knew, that engine was in my 64 Chevelle (O BOY)! The first time I started it up, my wife (Lorrie) looked at me and she said she has never seen a smile on my face like that before.
As for all my friends in California, well they all want to go for a spin. (Go Figure). My wife is now happy because she says; I’m finally out of her kitchen and back in my garage where I belong!
Thanks again Proformance Unlimited for my own personal dragster.
Jack & Lorrie Terrana
Been a while boys, just dropping a note pictures later, is Santa come through, finally got my Biscayne...
Been a while boys, just dropping a note pictures later, is Santa come through, finally got my Biscayne and your motor together. Went to a little Halloween deal at Milan Michigan one pass closed headers stock 350 turbo transmission 3200 stall speed, 225 70 rear tires drove it up and back, 12.92 at 112mph and some change never touched the engine out of the box, nice work.
Dear Steve & Crew, I just wanted to let you know that I have been cruising in my 1957 Chevy 210 ...
Dear Steve & Crew,
I just wanted to let you know that I have been cruising in my 1957 Chevy 210 & havingthe time of my life. I have enclosed a picture to show you the end product!!!
I also am writing to thank all of you at Proformance Unlimited for the quality product & superior service you have provided me in the past 6 months. From the first call I made to your company to the day the product came to my front door. The only way to sum it
up is EXCELLENT SERVICE & CRAFTSMANSHIP!!
If I need or know anyone that needs anything that your company can provide, I would highly recommend you!
Thanks again for going above & beyond the call of duty!!!
Tony Kotwicki Chevy 454
White Lake, MI
This e mail goes to all at Proformance Unlimited. I recently purchased a 461 Pontiac stoker and I...
This e mail goes to all at Proformance Unlimited.
I recently purchased a 461 Pontiac stoker and I want to tell you that I was absolutely overcome with the performance that this motor makes. I put the motor in my 66 GTO and fired it up. On the very first try it came to life and was an instant success. At first it sounded very much like a “Pro Stocker” but after the Police came and told me to quiet it down we hooked up the rest of the exhaust, now it sounded more like a Pro Stocker with Mufflers on!
The care and Professionalism you showed during the building process was amazing to me. In a day and age where money talks and you walk, you guys showed me how customer service is really supposed to be. The engine runs consistent at 180 degrees with 75 lbs. Of oil pressure @ 3k rpm, the vacuum canister was a necessity due to the larger cam. I have nothing but “Rave Reviews” about this engine and I hope I can generate some bus. Your way from the shows this will be in. Once again, Thanks for the experience.
South San Francisco, CA
Doug And Steve, Just a few lines to let you know the motor (Chevy 350)has been installed. The motor is...
Doug And Steve,
Just a few lines to let you know the motor (Chevy 350)has been installed. The motor is in creditable. Although I haven't wound it over 4200 rpm. it is smooth and responsive and has a bit of an attitude. I've matched it to a 200r4 extreme duty OD transmission, and a Chevy 12 bolt possi rear-end with 4.10 gears (3000 rpm=78 mph) added a 4 row desert-cooler radiator temp runs 176 to 180 on the highway 190 around town in traffic.
Just wanted to thank you guys for the excellent work and craftsmanship. It was well worth the wait the accolades I have received many and complimentary I'll recommend you to anybody.
Port Angles, WA 98362
February 1, 2007 Hello fellows at Proformance Unlimited! Last year, I took my 68' Camaro apart...
February 1, 2007
Hello fellows at Proformance Unlimited!
Last year, I took my 68' Camaro apart, Replacing about 90% of the interior and had a body shop repaint and repair anything on the body that had any defects. I repainted the car dark blue with a white nose stripe and replaced all the chrome and lights.
The 383/450 HP motor I bought from you just put the icing on the cake! The power and sound made my 68' a dream come true. The motor started up as it did on my video. It runs better each time I carry it out for a drive. No adjustments so far.
It has been a pleasure dealing with you.
Lynch Station, VA
April 12, 2007 Hello Steve, My name is mike and I own a 1966 2+2 K code mustang. I order a 302, 380...
April 12, 2007
My name is mike and I own a 1966 2+2 K code mustang. I order a 302, 380 hp for my car. It was the best thing I could do for my car ------ it made it come alive. The motor was a perfect fit for my car.
Let me put it this way when I first got the motor in the car and running, my wife and I went for a ride and she told me it gave her anxiety attacks because of the power the motor gave the car. It may sound mean but I had a good laugh about it. Now she has no problems when she rides in it. She loves it as much as I do. I receive many complements on the motor that PROFORMANCE UNLIMITED built for me AND OF COURSE THE CAR. Great job guys.. Thank you guys again for all your help. It is not if, but when I get my next project I will buy another motor from you people. I would recommend to buy a motor from PROFORMANCE UNLIMITED they are very good in how they take care of there customers and how they build motors...
Thank you again
September 5, 2007 Steve & Crew Just wanted to drop you guys a line and a HUGE THANK YOU on my...
September 5, 2007
Steve & Crew
Just wanted to drop you guys a line and a HUGE THANK YOU on my 350/420hp motor. This 1966 Chevelle super sport was a 10 second street/strip car. It was my brothers car, then he passed away at age 44, when he died, so did the 472 cu. in. race motor.
My goal was to put the car back on the street and just have fun with it. So I turned to Proformance Unlimited for a turnkey crate motor. All I can say is "WOW". This motor is so strong! It's a pleasure to drive on the street. With Hooker 1 5/8" Super Comp headers and a full 3" Flow master exhaust, it still sounds and feels like a big block, With BFG drag radials, 0-100 MPH is a blast. Second car show, took home a trophy!
Thanks Proformance Unlimited
Holy F***ING COW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a motor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's INSANE, with a full...
Holy F***ING COW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What a motor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It's INSANE, with a full exhaust system on it, it sounds like a dragster and the tick over is to die for. It's won the biggest look at me factory the moment it starts up.
I haven't had the "balls" yet to drive it. I think that a LOT more SERIOUS chassis checking is required before I drive this on the street.
So far 100% SATISFACTION guys.
Many, many thanks to Doug and to Steve and anyone else involved with this motor build. My friends, who are pretty hard engine builders in their own ways, are open mouthed at this motor.
I will get a video made and send to you. The link you sent to me with it running, good at that is, does NOT do your work justice. If this runs like it sounds it will be sensational! And I believe that it will. It picks up revs as fast as a two stroke motorcycle engine.
I have had some serious small block Chevrolet motors built.........but this............this is in another league.
Talk to you guys soon.
Bets regards to you all guys.
A VERY HAPPY customer.
Doug & Steve I want to thank you for a great engine. I purchased a 347/425 in March for my Factory...
Doug & Steve
I want to thank you for a great engine. I purchased a 347/425 in March for my Factory Five Cobra coupe. It was delivered on time and just a beautiful hunk to look at. After coupling it to the Tremec TKO 600 that you provided it was ready for the 1st. fire up on July 4th. It fired right up and put a big smile on my face. I was going to finish the car before I drove it but I couldn’t stand it. I put over 3500 miles on it this summer and fall with no problems except the coil died. The engine performs much better now with 3500 miles on it then when new. Temperatures and oil pressure are right on. I have all winter to do body work and paint; I’ll send photos when done. I did two track events, the second at NHIS 3 days ago----WOW
Steve, I wanted to drop you a line and tell you thanks for all the help you and your team have been in...
I wanted to drop you a line and tell you thanks for all the help you and your team have been in helping me select my engine and various other parts, but more importantly, how well this engine performs. This power plant (Ford 302) has totally transformed my sluggish Bronco into a muscle truck that has caught more than one unsuspecting hotrod by surprise. It’s backed by a built C-4 auto with Hurst shifter, and a 3500 stall from Transmission Specialties, Out back is a nine inch with a Detroit locker, and 31 spline chromoly shafts. The interior was recently treated to a new dash with pieces from Auto Meter and So Cal Speed Shop, and the transfer case is shifted by a modified piece from Lokar. Suspension includes all new springs, bushings, brake lines, and drive shafts by Wild Horses.
Thanks again for all your hard work. I have gladly recommended Proformance to several people with projects on the books.
Doug and Steve! Your motors are first class! All the bugs are worked out and here in Italy all the...
Doug and Steve!
Your motors are first class! All the bugs are worked out and here in Italy all the rich Italians in their Ferrari's and Porches just stop and stare in total amazement when I come through town with the wicked 1987 WildStang powered by your 347 Stroker! This car runs soooooo strong the smiles are never ending! Thanks for all your support and help getting the motor here to Italy and helping my Italian mechanic's finally get the job completed. You truly run a 1st class organization! With your motor I'm doing American Muscle Cars proud in Italy! Thanks!
A VERY VERY Happy Customer!
Doug & Steve: Wanted to take a moment and thank you both for the awesome 350 420hp engine you built...
Doug & Steve:
Wanted to take a moment and thank you both for the awesome 350 420hp engine you built for my 69 Vette.
The motor works like a charm and sounds like a beast.....It is truly a pleasure to work with pros like yourselves. Should be down to see you in about a week or two with the finished project....
Doug; saw the article in the Asbury Park Press about your ride......truly unbelievable.....
Dave from New Jersey
Doug & Steve: Can't thank you all enough for helping get the 69 vette on the road....Both my brother...
Doug & Steve:
Can't thank you all enough for helping get the 69 vette on the road....Both my brother and I, who built this car from scratch, found your helpfulness and expertise goes far beyond just building an engine. After your final custom tuning today, the ride home was pure pleasure. As a side note, your contacts and working relationships with other experts helped us solve problems that baffled others. Keep up the great work and we will continue to spread the word..
Doug and Steve, Finally I have some pictures to send you. This is my 73 Mustang convertible after a 2...
Doug and Steve,
Finally I have some pictures to send you. This is my 73 Mustang convertible after a 2 year restoration with my Ford 302 420 hp ProFormance Unlimited motor. It runs like a top. I only have about 500 miles on it so I am still light on the pedal but so far so good. It sounds good and response is great! I turn a lot of heads. I only wish I would have taken more time on design, maybe more chrome, etc. I have more projects in mind so I'm already thinking of my next motor from you. I hope you post the pictures on your web site.
I purchased a 383 stroker, 475 hp and I am so pleased at the performance. After sitting on the a tubbed...
I purchased a 383 stroker, 475 hp and I am so pleased at the performance. After sitting on the a tubbed TCI frame for a year it took only one crank to fire it up. A slight adjustment on one of the four barrels and it was off and running. Attached are some pictures of the finished product and now you can see how pleased I am. Feel free to use these pictures as you wish. With a Tremec five speed behind this engine it is a thrill to step on the pedal. Thanks for all of the support you have given me in the past.
Hi Steve Thanks for the power steering bracket it fit perfect. The Engine (Ford 351w) runs great...
Thanks for the power steering bracket it fit perfect.
The Engine (Ford 351w) runs great, and look very nice.
Here some pictures from the car and the engine
You and your team did a great job.
Thanks for this.
Nice Regards from Germany
Dear Doug; I would like to extend my personal thanks to you for the outstanding job you did in...
I would like to extend my personal thanks to you for the outstanding job you did in supplying me with an engine for my 57 Chevy. Your entire staff handled the job in under a week, and with the ultimate level of professionalism.
Next time you witness someone mixing up strange cocktails in bars, take some Brioschi, and realize its probably another candid camera moment.
Michael A. Brizzolara
President of Brioschi
Hi Kimberly: The engine arrived Tuesday at CPH Airport. The engine (Pontiac 400) looks fantastic, it...
The engine arrived Tuesday at CPH Airport. The engine (Pontiac 400) looks fantastic, it is a pleasure to see work done by people who know what they are dealing with.
P.S. Looking forward to see the new location that you are setting up.
Regards.....Jens Christensen, Denmark
VMF Forums 05-15-09 07:45 PM - Post#2073698 In response to 1965FastBack I bought the 418W/500hp...
05-15-09 07:45 PM - Post#2073698
In response to 1965FastBack
I bought the 418W/500hp stroker, it is a BEAST. I made the drive from central NH to pick it up and the experience was memorable. These guys are impressive, as is the shop, there were motors everywhere awaiting pickup and shipping. Paid half up front and half upon completion. The motor was completed on time for the agreed upon price. Two thumbs up!
Just wanted to let you all know the motor you built (Chevy 383 Stroker), exceeds all my expectation's!! I...
Just wanted to let you all know the motor you built (Chevy 383 Stroker), exceeds all my expectation's!! I haven't broke it in but I'm betting I can get the front tires off the ground, it flat screams. I won a trophy the first show..
Here are some of the pictures of a 1940 Chevy 2 Door Sedan with the 350/375 HP engine I got from ya'll...
Here are some of the pictures of a 1940 Chevy 2 Door Sedan with the 350/375 HP engine I got from ya'll several months ago. The engine is great and all I expected. Still have some work on the car and going to take awhile. Thanks
Doug and Steve, It has been a while and I want to give you a report on the 347 you built for us. In...
Doug and Steve,
It has been a while and I want to give you a report on the 347 you built for us. In the past two years we have entered our truck in desert races, rock races (drag racing over rocks), rock crawls, and rally style hill climbs. We haven’t talked much because there have been absolutely no problems with the engine. We have tortured this thing occasionally running at angles that don’t give oil pressure. We have run it in hill climbs until it revs out reaching temperatures that I care to forget! We have raced and beat others running LS2’s. We have rock crawled and beat competitors running $25,000 Volkswagen motors. We have smashed the oil pan on rocks and dropped the whole truck off a 12 foot wall. After more than 20 races, all I have done is change the oil!
I just wanted to say thanks as I make my living through racing and depend on the engine you guys built. We have won 9 races with this 347. You guys must have something figured out. Rest assured you will be on the top of the list for future trucks.
1764 Fuller Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
"Hi Steve & All the Wonderful People at Proformance Unlimited." This is my 1965 Cheetah GT Race Car...
"Hi Steve & All the Wonderful People at Proformance Unlimited."
This is my 1965 Cheetah GT Race Car that has
Your 335 H/P Chevy "Roller" Engine in her.
Total Weight, 1,550 Pounds! She Moves Fast!
Your Chevy "Roller" Engine really is "Beautiful" in her.
I am just getting some final things completed, like the
Side Pipe Exhaust, DOT Windshield, Emergency Brake, Internal Bumpers, Tag & Back Up Lights & last the Black Paint and she will be completed and Cruising around town.
"The Cheetah only weighs a total of 1,550 pounds which includes Engine & all."
I included some pictures of my Cheetah for you to see with her being fitted up including your engine in her. Looks Great with the K & N Air Cleaner on the Holly Carburetor.
"I Love the Looks Of The Engine with the Intake Holly & the MSD Spider-Top Distributor."
It will be great fun Cruising around town. Cyndy and I are planning to show her in Car Shows now too, thanks to you and all the wonderful help you gave to us. It is a new hobby for us. With your 335 H/P Roller Engine, 4 Speed Muncie Transmission and 308 Corvette Rear end in her and Cheetah Car only Weighs 1,550 Pounds total, which includes the engine and all.
"Tons Of Horse Power for her Body Weight."
.21 Horsepower to Each Pound Of Body Weight.
That is "SERIOUSLY HIGH HORSEPOWER TO CAR WEIGHT RATIO" .}
I also included the ("1965 Hot Rod Magazine Article" that shows some of the actual History of the "Cheetah", the GT Race Car, the Dragster & Street Model.")
"Thank you for your wonderful help. We will remember you."
William & Cyndy
What's up Proformance Unlimited. This is Lontrel and just started my Chevy 350-320hp engine that you...
What's up Proformance Unlimited. This is Lontrel and just started my Chevy 350-320hp engine that you built for me. All I have to say is thanks to everyone at Proformance Unlimited. This thing is a monster man, great job. I love this engine. I haven't got on it yet but it sounds like a beast. Everyone wants to know how to get them one and I just tell them to look at the engines on the website. Thanks one more time for a great engine and pics are coming soon of the '84 Cutlass. I need that T-Shirt...hook me up Kim. Keep up the good work cuz I'm coming back for a 383 so look out for me.
Thanks guys and Kim for the 400hp 383. My truck is a 95 1/2 ton Chevy with a straight axle conversion...
Thanks guys and Kim for the 400hp 383. My truck is a 95 1/2 ton Chevy with a straight axle conversion welded 14 bolt full floater rear end with 410's. This engine will melt my 35" tires in high range with ease. It's very street able to the point of my wife driving it to work. I'm getting 10 miles to the gallon with a 4L60E with a 2400 stall under hard driving conditions and that's impressive being I haven't drove this truck with its new power plant and not held it to the floor at some point in my journey. Thanks again for putting together my turn key package it was a big help to have everything ready to go along with the TCI computer system to run my 4L60E.
Grand Ledge, MI
P.S. I'm sending out a DVD of burn out videos in the next couple of days---hope you enjoy!
Kim - wanted you to see my car - with new engine. I still have minor things to do on it, but am driving...
Kim - wanted you to see my car - with new engine. I still have minor things to do on it, but am driving it every opportunity I get. Thanks to you, Steve, Doug and everyone there for all your help, Hope I wasn't too much of a pain. I am completely satisfied with the motor and transmission. Started up first time. Done just in time for annual cars and parts car show and swap meet.
I will definitely recommend Proformance Unlimited to my friends.