Bryan Grove's 1974 Chevy Chevelle Malibu - Like A Rock

With 450,000 Miles On The Ticker And A Blown 383 Putting Down 500 Rear-Wheel Horsepower, This '74 Malibu Is Unstoppable.

Stephen Kim Aug 1, 2010 0 Comment(s)
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'74 Chevy Chevelle Malibu
Bryan Grove, 28
Phoenix, AZ
Total cost to build: $45,000

Type: Chevy 383 small-block
Block: GMPP standard 4.000-inch bore
Oiling: stock pump and pan
Rotating assembly: GM 3.800-inch forged crank, powdered metal rods, hypereutectic 9.6:1 pistons
Cylinder heads: GMPP Fast Burn aluminum castings with 2.00/1.55-inch Manley valves
Camshaft: GM 222/230-at-0.050 hydraulic roller; 0.509/0.528-inch lift; 112-degree LSA
Valvetrain: GMPP lifters, 1.5:1 rockers, and double-roller timing set
Induction: Edelbrock RPM Air-Gap intake manifold, Holley 750 cfm carb
Ignition: MSD 6AL box, distributor, coil, timing controller, and plug wires
Fuel system: Aeromotive pump and regulator
Exhaust: Hooker 15/8-inch headers, custom H-pipe, dual 3-inch Flowmaster mufflers
Cooling: stock water pump; Be Cool radiator and dual electric fans
Power adder: ProCharger D-1SC supercharger and air-to-air intercooler
Output: 515 rear-wheel horsepower at 4,700 rpm and 497 lb-ft at 5,100 rpm
Built by: owner

Transmission: Bowtie Overdrives 700R4 and 2,800-stall converter; TCI shifter
Rear axle: GM 8.5-inch 10-bolt rearend, 4.10:1 gears, Eaton limited-slip differential

Front suspension: rebuilt stock with QA1 coilovers
Rear suspension: Performance Suspension Technology upper and lower control arms, Eaton springs, KYB shocks
Brakes: Baer 13-inch rotors and two-piston calipers, front; Baer 12-inch rotors and single-piston calipers, rear

Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Rushforth Fuel 19x8, front; 20x10, rear
Tires: Nitto 275/35R19, front; 315/35R20, rear


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