1967 Chevelle Malibu - Forget The Stats

Despite its mid-9-second timeslips and racegas-burning small-block, this Chevelle is anything but a drag car

Stephen Kim Mar 10, 2008 0 Comment(s)

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Owner: John Wilson - Spring, Texas
Vehicle: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

Engine Type: Chevrolet small-block
Displacement: 427ci
Compression Ratio: 13.4:1
Bore: 4.125 inches
Stroke: 4.000 inches
Cylinder Heads: Brodix 18 262cc castings with 2.18/1.625-inch valves ported to flow 372/248 cfm
Rotating Assembly: Lunati Pro Series forged crank, Lunati 6.00-inch billet rods, Ross pistons
Valvetrain: Isky lifters; Crower shaft-mount rockers, lifters, springs, retainers, and locks
Camshaft: Camshaft Innovations 267/282-at-0.050 solid roller; .806/.792-inch lift; 110 LSA
Intake: Edelbrock Victor Glidden single-plane manifold, Braswell/Holley Dominator carb, Wilson tapered 1.5-inch spacer
Exhaust: Lemons 2-inch headers, dual 3.5-inch merge collectors, Dr. Gas X-pipe, Magnaflow mufflers
Fuel System: Product Engineering pump and regulators
Output: 648 rear-wheel hp at 7,600 rpm

Drivetrain
Transmission: Coan TH350, Reactor flexplate, manual valvebody
Torque converter: ATI 5,500-stall
Rear Axle: Moser 12-bolt rearend, 4.56:1 gears, 33-spline axles, spool

Chassis
Steering: Stock
Front Suspension: TR2 tubular control arms, Moog springs, Chris Alston double-adjustable shocks
Rear Suspension: SSM lower control arms, Edelbrock adjustable upper control arms, Eibach springs, Strange double-adjustable shocks, custom 1.25-inch sway bar, Hotchkis subframe connectors
Brakes: Wilwood discs with four-piston calipers, front; Ford Explorer 11-inch drums, rear

Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Weld Draglite 15x4, front; 15x10, rear
Tires: Hoosier 26x4.5x15, front; Hoosier 29.5x10.5x15, rear

Interior
Seats: Cerullo
Carpet: GM black
Shifter: B&M Quick Silver
Safety: Custom rollcage certified to 8.50, RJS five-point harnesses

Exterior
Paint: Dodge Viper Red
Hood: Glasstek 4-inch cowl induction

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