1991 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Small Block Grand Sport - Intimidating Imitator

Witness the only '91 small-block 427 Grand Sport

Jerry Heasley Jul 1, 2005 0 Comment(s)

Engine* 427ci, assembled and tuned (on engine dyno) by TPIS* Engine management by TPIS (computer chip)* 575 hp/5,800 rpm and 540 lb-ft/4,800 rpm; over 500 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 rpm* 427ci four-bolt small-block with priority oiling, by Motown; 427 block, (0.060 over, a total of 440 cubes), internally balanced* Rods, 6-inch H-beam, by Eagle* Crank, 4-inch, 4340 forged, by Eagle* Pistons, 11.5:1, by Diamond* Oil pan, 7-quart with kick-outs, by Canton* Oil pump, by Melling* Distributor, stock* Cam, ZZX Cam, (0.588 lift with 1.6 rocker arms), by TPIS* Rocker arms, 1.6, by Comp Cams* Aluminum heads, (AFR 220, with 2.080 intake and 1.60 exhaust valves), ported by TPIS* Intake, Mini-Ram with 26-pound injectors, by TPIS* 58mm billet-aluminum throttle body, by TPIS* Ignition, MSD* Water pump, aluminum* Radiator, aluminum, by Griffin* Fluid damper* Flywheel, clutch, and pressure plate, by Fidanza* Headers, long-tube and ceramic-coated with 311/42-inch after-cat exhaust, by TPIS

Suspension, Rearend, & Brakes* GS calipers with stainless steel pistons front and rear, from DRM* New Sport rotors and brake pads, from Vette Brakes & Products (13-inch front, 12-inch rear)* Rearend, 4.09 gears* Camber Brace, from Eckler's* Sport Suspension, from Vette Brakes & Products:32mm front sway bar26mm on the rearMono composite springs front & rearSmart strutsPolyurethane bushings

Interior* Ripper shifter* Seat covers, by Eckler's* Seats embroidered (with 427 Grand Sport), by Fast Track Products Inc.

Exterior* '96 Grand Sport (GS), white stripes, hash marks, rear fender flares, and black paint* Paint by MACCO* 427 red emblem/lettering, from '67 Impala Super Sport* Grand Sport emblem/lettering from '96 Grand Sport* Chrome ZR-1 rims, front 9.5 inches, back 11.0 inches* Tires, Goodyear GSC tires, P275x17 front with P315x17s out back

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