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Tango1 in its new colour scheme after reforming as
Beat The Heat (WA) inc

In 2003 Holden Australia donated a VT Commodore to the Tango 1 program. The Tango 1 program transferred to the Police Road Safety Section where
1/C Constable Mike PEARSON became the Project Manager assisted by Senior Constable David WALL.

1997 “VT MANTA” HSV Commodore Sedan Holden

- L98 6.0 litre Litre Chevrolet V8
- Tuned by Rob @ House of Power Kardinya.
HEADS - Standard GM Fitted with H/P valve springs
CAM - Custom grind by House of Power
INDUCTION - Victor Junior inlet manifold with 1375cfm throttle body
EXHAUST - 1 & 7/8 inch 4 into 1 Pacemaker Extractors fitted with dump pipes
TRANSMISSION - Turbo 350 fitted with manual valve body and reverse shift pattern & 5200 rpm Hi-Stall
DIFF - Standard Borg Warner IRS (LSD) fitted with 4.11 gears
CURRENT ENGINE OUTPUT - 408 Horsepower @ rear wheels or 304 Kilowatts @ rear wheels
BEST 60': - 1.525 seconds
TOP SPEED: - 122.95mph or 197.86 kph

Photos courtesy

Tango1 in its original livery before the forming of
Beat The Heat (WA) Inc