Frogman Rocket II 1000 HP Trike

Tim Cotterill, also known as Frogman, was born in Leicester, England, in 1950.  After leaving school at the age of fifteen to complete a six-year engineering apprenticeship and became intrigued with metalworking. Tim later received his degree in Mechanical Engineering at age 21, which created a deep desire to own a motorcycle.

  • Weight: 2500lbs
  • Motor: John Arruzza – Arruzza High Performance, North Carolina
  • 16 plug, 426 Hemi 1 of only 50 cast blocks, 1000hp 871 blower
  • 0-100mph 4.5 seconds
  • Top Speed: “Who knows?”
  • Headers: Bassett Racing, Anaheim, CA (Speedboat headers)
  • Transmission: 3 speed Torqueflite
  • Body: Randy Grubb, Oregon
  • Electrical: Dave Nelson MSD ignition
  • Wheelbase: 12ft
  • Wheels: Front wheel is homage to Bonneville Salt Flats
  • Front rim made out of a block of aluminum 18×26 – 50lb rim inspired by the Viper
  • Tomahawk 2 front tires – 24in Metzler
  • Back axle: Kugel Komponents – La Habra, CA
  • 20 inch rims on back
  • Mickey Thompson tires 18×31
  • 9” inboard brake pistons
  • Custom speedometer: Classic Instruments
  • Back lights: ’59 Cadillac

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