Ben Wenzel Jr

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Location: Hemlock, MI
Joined: Saturday, July 10, 2004
Last Update: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Last Seen: Monday, July 3, 2017

Email: bwenzeljr@yahoo.com
Web Page: http://www.benwenzeljr.com

2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

About This Vehicle:

Took the car for a test drive on Tuesday July 6th, Went back to the dealership on Thursday July 8th, took delivery with 151 miles, Friday July 9th drove to the Drag Strip, about 50 miles, and just over 200 miles took it's first trip down the 1/4 mile :),In the summer of 2005 broke welded spider gears and drivers side axle (not at same time), both at the launch.,Spring of 2009 converted from a 5 speed to an 4T45e automatic

Body Style: Coupe
Color: Victory Red
Engine: 2.2L DOHC
Transmission: Automatic
Interior: Graphite Cloth
Purchase Date: 7-8-04
Purchased From: Martin Chevrolet (Saginaw MI)
Build Date: 10/23/03

Manufacturer Options

  • *** SPECIAL THANKS TO: ***
  • Dave Wenzel - Crew Chief
  • AllEcoTec.com - Karo
  • AutoSport PE - Don & Adam
  • Martin Chevrolet - Kevin (parts guy)
  • Team Green Racing - Brian
  • SMG Racing - Fred
  • Team Vision Racing - Ryne

Quarter Mile Timeslips:
 07:26 PM - 09/Jul/04 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (17.281@82.78)
 07:34 PM - 09/Jul/04 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (16.439@83.38)
 07:50 PM - 09/Jul/04 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (16.549@85.07)
 06:56 PM - 20/Apr/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (15.018@90.47)
 06:49 PM - 06/Jul/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.897@91.16)
 07:08 PM - 06/Jul/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.838@91.29)
 11:56 AM - 08/Jul/05 - Indianapolis Raceway Park (GMSCB 2005) (15.052@88.24)
 12:22 PM - 08/Jul/05 - Indianapolis Raceway Park (GMSCB 2005) (15.004@88.25)
 12:42 PM - 08/Jul/05 - Indianapolis Raceway Park (GMSCB 2005) (15.053@88.48)
 06:56 PM - 08/Jul/05 - Indianapolis Raceway Park (Test and Tune) (15.064@90.11)
 08:33 PM - 08/Jul/05 - Indianapolis Raceway Park (Test and Tune) (15.093@90.29)
 09:19 PM - 08/Jul/05 - Indianapolis Raceway Park (Test and Tune) (15.007@89.57)
 08:51 PM - 17/Sep/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.798@91.71)
 07:27 PM - 30/Sep/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.673@92.78)
 09:16 PM - 30/Sep/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.685@90.87)
 09:22 PM - 30/Sep/05 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.670@91.34)
 07:49 PM - 26/Apr/06 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.644@92.14)
 12:03 PM - 21/May/06 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.551@91.59)
 08:38 PM - 25/Apr/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.336@96.32)
 08:51 PM - 25/Apr/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.323@96.59)
 10:09 AM - 03/Jun/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.125@95.65)
 08:09 PM - 06/Jun/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (14.083@97.00)
 03:39 PM - 16/Jun/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (13.972@97.33)
 01:57 PM - 17/Jun/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (13.907@89.13)
 04:06 PM - 17/Jun/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (13.925@95.59)
 09:54 AM - 24/Jun/07 - Great Lakes Dragaway (13.671@100.79)
 10:12 AM - 24/Jun/07 - Great Lakes Dragaway (13.780@100.18)
 12:31 PM - 24/Jun/07 - Great Lakes Dragaway (13.779@100.68)
 11:13 AM - 22/Jul/07 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (13.442@104.08)
 11:36 AM - 20/Apr/08 - Mid Michigan Motorplex (13.491@104.95)
 10:13 PM - 25/Jul/08 - Edgewater Sports Park (GMTB 08 weekend) (13.410@103.53)


MODIFICATIONS

Engine:
  • Wiseco Pistons 12.1:1 CR
  • GM P&P Head 88958619
  • Eagle Rods
  • Stainless Steel Valves
  • Ferrea Dual Valve Springs
  • Custom Europe Cams (2009)
  • Ford 42lbs Injectors (2008)
  • GM Adjustable Gears 88958614
  • Custom Alum neutral ballance shafts
  • CUSTOM Aluminum "bird catcher" intake (2008)
  • CUSTOM 4-1 step header (2008)
  • Removed AC Unit and Lines
  • Yank 3000 Stall (2009)
  • Custom Built Automatic Transmission 4T45e SMG (2009)
  • MSD Digital 7 75314
  • Accel DFI gen 7 77026 (installed 2009)
  • Meziere Water Pump (2009)
Suspension/Wheels/Brakes:
  • Hoosier 225 50 15
  • KONI Yellow Shock/Strut KIT
  • M&H Frontrunners 15x4
  • Solid Aluminum Motor Mounts
  • Prothane Lower Control Arm Bushings
  • Aluminum Front/Rear Transmission Mounts
  • Weld Racing Rims 15x8 767-50815
  • Weld Racing Rims 767-15000
Interior:
  • B&M Short Throw Shifter
  • Removed Heater/AC unit
  • Removed Back Seat
  • Removed Spare Tire
  • Glasstex Fiberglass Dash
Exterior:
  • Sponsored by: ABC Graphics
  • Freeland MI
  • 989-798-0518
Audio:
  • Removed
Miscellaneous:
  • AutoMeter 4727 Oil Pressure Gauge
  • AutoMeter 4763 Fuel Pressure Gauge
  • AutoMeter 4791 Volt Meter Gauge
  • 2 - Hurst 174 5000 Roll Control Line/Loc one for each rear tire
  • Car weighs 2380 with me in it - I weight 220 lbs :)
Future:
  • Watch out
  • we may be comming to a town near you ( New Jersey ) :)