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Vehicle Modifications

  • 1977 Kingsley, GMC Motorhome
  • Fuel Injected Chevy 502 Ram Jet Motor
  • NX Wet Nitrous System
  • TH425 Transmission
  • Manual Valve Body Trans
  • MSD-7AL Ignition Control Box
  • MSD HVC-2 Coil
  • Stroud Fire Suppression System
  • Kirkey Full Containment Aluminum Seat
  • Full Chromoly Roll Cage
  • RacePak IQ3 Dash & Data Logger
  • Pure Termination Military Spec Wiring
  • Aluminum Floors
  • Applied GMC Rear Quad Air Bags
  • Woodward Steering Column
  • Ultra Goliath Wheels
  • "V" Rated Bridgestone Tires
  • Applied GMC Front Sway Bar
  • Applied GMC Rear Dual Sway Bars
  • Air Ride Suspension
  • Applied GMC Seamless Windows
  • Smoothed Body
  • Aero Dynamic Front Splitter & Side Skirts
  • Twin Odessey Batteries
  • Hella Headlights
  • Custom Aluminum Powdercoat Race Dash
  • Leviathan 360˚ Video Camera System
  • TSM 6 Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Classic Tube Stainless Brake Lines
  • P30 Master Cylinder
  • Sensitized Brake Booster
  • 80mm Front Calipers
  • CBR Radiator
  • Limited Slip Final Drive
  • Magnalflow Exhaust
The Quest for Worlds Fastest Motorhome and a Cure for Charcot Marie Tooth
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Update:  July 21, 2015

Unfortunately, the SCTA has decided that the August 8-14, Speed Week Event at the Bonneville Salt Flats will be cancelled due to wet and muddy salt conditions as well as standing water on the track.

The next event this year will be held on September 29, 2015 during the "World Finals" event in Bonneville assuming Mother Nature gets hot and dry so that the track can dry out.

We are eager to make this land speed record attempt in our GMC LSR Motorhome and hope to see you in September 2015.

The sole reason for this World Record Attempt is to bring public awareness to a devastating neurological condition known as Charcot Marie Tooth Disease or CMT.  

Please click on "about this project" or visit www.cmtausa.org to learn more about how you can help.
In August 2013, The Palmer Designs GMC LSR Motorhome went 120.838 mph on the 3 mile course.  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the newest record for "Worlds Fastest Motorhome" as of December 2014 is 141.3mph.  In order to surpass this new record we've made a few modifications to the engine and significant modifications to the aerodynamics.  We are confident that we can break this new record in 2015.  Now we just need mother nature to cooperate by keeping our race course hot and dry.

We are seeking the World Fastest Motorhome Record to raise awareness about Charcot Marie Tooth disease (CMT) which is similar to Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis and ALS but not many people have heard about it.  CMT damages the peripheral nerves and causes muscle wasting, joint deformities and weakness.  Many people with CMT have significant pain and may loose the ability to control their hands/arms and feet/legs.  CMT is the 2nd most commonly inherited neurological disorder in the United States.  According to the CDC, the prevalence of CMT is equal to Multiple Sclerosis and 10 times more prevalent than ALS.  It is estimated that between 3 Million and 6 Million people have CMT worldwide.

I have this disease and my team is helping me fight CMT by going fast.  Click on the CMTA logo to the left to donate directly to the CMT Association.
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