Type: World Products 427ci Street Small-Block Chevy
Block: Motown cast-iron, 4.125-inch bore
Oiling: Milodon/Canton pan, Melling pump
Crankshaft: Eagle 4340 forged steel, 4.000-inch stroke
Connecting Rods: Eagle 4340 H-beam
Pistons: Mahle coated, Total Seal rings, 9.5:1 compression
Cylinder Heads: Motown 220 aluminum
Valves: Manley Race Master, 2.08/1.60-inch
Camshaft: Hardcore solid roller, .536/.554-inch lift, 252/260 degrees at 0.050
Timing Set: Hardcore double-roller
Valvetrain: Scorpion 1.6:1 roller rockers; Hardcore rocker studs, pushrods, and guide plates and springs, Manley retainers and locks
Induction: Motown single-plane manifold and 870-cfm carb, K&N filter
Ignition: Mallory HEI, 38 degrees max timing
Exhaust: Hooker Super Comp Headers, Magnaflow dual exhaust
Cooling: Be Cool radiator and electric fan
Other: March serpentine belt system
Output: 562 hp at 6,200 rpm, 521 lb-ft at 5,000 rpm on World Products' engine dyno
Thanks to: Dale Akuszewski, Mother's Polishes for the inspiration, and "my wife Shelley for putting up with my addiction"
Transmission: Hughes Turbo 400, TCI 10-inch converter (3,000-rpm stall speed), stock shifter
Rear Axle: 3.73:1 GM 12-bolt Posi built by J&S Gear (Huntington Beach, CA)
Driveshaft: custom aluminum by Inland Empire Driveline (Ontario, CA)
Front Suspension: Global West control arms, 1-inch lowering springs and swaybar, Koni shocks
Rear Suspension: Global West lower control arms, 1-inch lowering springs and swaybar, factory upper arms, Koni shocks
Steering: GM quick-ratio power box and tilt column
Brakes: Baer Track system
Built by: Dale's Restorations (San Bernardino, CA)
Wheels: Billet Specialties, 17x7 front, 17x8 rear
Tires: Nitto NT450: 225/50ZR17 front, 255/50ZR17 rear
Body: stripped to metal, right quarter-panel replaced, firewall smoothed, new rear valance fabricated by Dale's Restorations
Paint: PPG Red
Stock dashboard filled, smoothed and painted; factory A/C deleted; replacement gauges from OPG; Haywire harness; original steering wheel; custom seats and black leather upholstery, convertible top and carpet; stereo and speakers from OPG