What do you do when you have a 454 c.i. chevy big block V8 and a massive amount of winter precipitation? While there are those among us that would rather toss it in a LeCar, Kai Grundt decided a six-year journey to create the world's greatest V8-powered snowblower was the way to go. Remember: engine displacement = snow displacement. There's no price on this monster, though the company claims that it'll build one. Either way, it's fun to look at. Full details below the jump:


From the product description page:



454 cubic inch Chevrolet big block engine.

Complete with new components that include;

ยง Moroso Air scoop w/functional butterfly valves.

ยง Holley Street Avenger 4160 with electric choke and chrome dual feed lines w/gauge.

ยง Edelbrock Polished Air gap intake manifold.

ยง Moroso Electric water pump

ยง Upswept exhaust headers w/pipe wrap.

ยง Dual exhaust stacks w/internal baffles, shields and turn outs.

ยง High performance ignition system - complete.

ยง Custom aluminum rear mounted 4 core radiator w/expansion tank.

ยง Thermostatically controlled dual electric cooling fans.

ยง 88 amp one wire alternator.

ยง Gear reduction starter motor.

ยง Engine block heater.

ยง Chrome dress up package includes oil pan, timing cover assembly, rocker covers, distributor hold down.

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ยง Aero quip hoses with clear anodized fittings.

ยง Two stage 42 inch wide auger assembly complete with electric clutch.

ยง Hydraulic directional chute adjustment. (Left/Right, Up and Down.)

ยง Shear pin protection.

ยง Custom stainless steel under carriage and main frame.

ยง Custom hydraulic pump with pressure compensated flow diverter valve.

ยง Adjustable dash mounted flow control for drive wheel speeds.

ยง Dual bearing mounted walking beams ensure smooth operation complete with hydraulic slave cylinders for 'lock' or 'float' modes of operation.

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ยง Custom hydraulic oil tank with 10 micron filtration.

ยง Custom fuel tank.

ยง Optima spiral wound battery with battery tray.

ยง Dual hydraulic motors coupled to four drive wheels offer zero turning radius.

ยง Custom tire groove pattern applied to large heavy duty phenolic tires.

ยง Custom dashboard assembly with cup holder.

ยง Safety tether /emergency stop switch.

ยง Full instrumentation with illuminated marine quality gauges includes engine temp, oil pressure, volts and tachometer.

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ยง Marine quality weather tight switches.

ยง Dual blue strobe lights in sealed enclosure.

ยง Dual 100 watt flood type yard lights.

ยง Weather tight electrical connectors with fuse panel.

ยง Custom handle bars heated with engine coolant.

ยง Custom spring return to center hydraulic directional control valves.

ยง Custom dash mounted throttle control with 'Hurst' shifter.

ยง Fully assembled, ready to run with synthetic fluids.

ยง Complete three year warranty.

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