Awesome Kong II Monster Truck!

by Wes Kibble on May 26, 2010

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The Awesome Kong II monster truck was built by Jeff Dane of King Kong fame. The truck, which was the first rear engine monster truck, was powered by a V12 allison airplane motor. This powerhouse had 1710 cubic inches, 24 exhaust pipes and put out over 3000 hp! Photo Via...

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Steve Kafka May 20, 2015 at 10:29 pm

Im the guy that did the pinstriping on this truck, in Phoenix AZ. Early 80’s the Allison backfired and blew the home-made intake apart, with one large piece sailing into the crowd,narrowly missing several people’s heads as it spun by. I striped it in front of a very large crowd no charge to Jeff,never even got a poster,if anyone sells them ,I’d love to have one.


Curtis Guise May 21, 2015 at 9:25 am

Thanks for posting Steve! Maybe someone with a poster will see this.


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