This page presents historical information on the Thunder Ranch Speedster. Please visit Rock West Racing for detailed information on the currently available RW Speedster kit.

356 Speedster
Speedster Specifications:
Thunder Ranch 356
Porsche 356
HEIGHT (with top down)
48″
48″
TRACK – front & rear
52″
51″ / 49″
GROUND CLEARANCE
6″
7″
DRY WEIGHT
1,535 lbs.
1,800 lbs.
ENGINE
VW Boxer
flat 4
DISPLACEMENT
1,865 cc
1,600 cc
LEG ROOM
44″
44″
TRANSMISSION
4 speed
4 speed
TOP SPEED
150 mph
105 mph
BODY CONSTRUCTION
hand laid fiberglass
steel unibody
FRAME
2×4″ steel tube
steel unibody
SUSPENSION front
parallel trailing arm
parallel trailing arm
SUSPENSION rear
independent (IRS)
swing axle, torsion bar
LENGTH
144″
144″
WIDTH
65″
65″
WHEEL BASE
82.7″
82.7″
BRAKES
disk front, drum rear
drum front &rear

instruments

Thunder Ranch 356 Speedsters are outfitted with authentic VDO instruments, Nardi steering wheel, square weave carpet and (4) 5 1/2″ x 15″ Mangel wheels. Many other accessories are available.

Speedster Specifications page two

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