SPEED READING
'67 Chevelle SS 396
Bob Chipperfield
Lake Forest, CA
ENGINE
Type: '67 396 Mark IV displacing 402 ci
Block: four-bolt mains, 0.030-inch overbore
Oiling: Milodon pump and pan
Crankshaft: factory steel, 3.76-inch stroke
Connecting Rods: Eagle H-beam, 6.135-inches long
Pistons: JE, 11:1 compression ratio
Cylinder Heads: Dart Iron Eagle, ported and polished
Valves: Dart stainless steel, 2.026/1.88-inch
Camshaft: COMP Cams hydraulic roller, 0.595-inch lift, 248 degrees at 0.050
Timing Set: Cloyes double-roller
Valvetrain: COMP Cams 1.62:1 roller rockers, guides, retainers, locks, springs, and guide plates
Induction: Edelbrock Performer manifold, Holley 850 double-pumper, K&N filter
Ignition: HEI
Exhaust: ceramic-coated Hedman Elite headers, Flowmaster exhaust and mufflers
Cooling: GM four-row radiator and stock fan, Edelbrock water pump
Other: ARP fasteners, stock belt system
Output: 506 hp at 5,900 rpm, 509 lb-ft at 3,350 rpm on Superior Automotive's SuperFlow chassis dyno
Built by: OC Cars (Lake Forest, CA)
Gratitude: OC Cars
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Turbo 400 built by Mogi Transmissions (Riverside, CA); Hughes 2,300-stall converter, Lokar electric kickdown kit
Rear Axle: 3.55:1 Detroit Locker-equipped 9-inch by Diff Works (Riverside, CA)
Driveshaft: stock GM
CHASSIS
Frame: stock, powdercoated
Front SuspensionHotchkis upper and lower control arms, springs, and swaybar; '70 Chevelle spindles; Bilstein shocks
Rear Suspension: Hotchkis upper and lower control arms, springs, and swaybar; Bilstein shocks
Steering:original GM power box, restored w/ quick-ratio gears, '67 Chevelle tilt column
Brakes: GM A-body power front discs, drilled and slotted; Ford rear drums, Baer master cylinder
Built by: JH Restorations (Riverside, CA)
Vehicle Weight: 3,420 pounds
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Intro Vista, 17x7, front; 17x8, rear
Tires: BFGoodrich g-Force 235/45ZR17 front, 255/50ZR17 rear
BODY & PAINT
PPG custom yellow mix by Al's Body Craft (Riverside, CA); color-sanded and buffed by Starside Design (Riverside, CA)
INTERIOR
Black leather with gray tweed inserts by The Upholstery Shop (Riverside, CA); Corbeau bucket front seats, stock rear; stock gauge panel and gauges; factory SS steering wheel, tilt column, power windows, SS trim, console, and blinker tach; Vintage Air A/C: Painless wiring; Eclipse stereo and six-CD changer; Pioneer speakers