TECH CHECK

Owner: Tom Collins, Mon­tross, Vir­ginia Ve­hi­cle: 1967 Nova SS

Chevy High Performance - - Top Cat -

En­gine

• Type: Dart Big M big-block

• Dis­place­ment: 540 ci

• Com­pres­sion Ra­tio: 8.5:1

• Bore: 4.500 inches

• Stroke: 4.250 inches

• Cylinder Heads: Ad­vanced Per­for­mance En­gi­neer­ing alu­minum

• Ro­tat­ing Assem­bly: Ea­gle 4340 forged steel crank, Ea­gle H-beam rods, JE forged pis­tons

• Val­ve­train: Man­ley stain­less valves, Comp Cams springs and roller rock­ers

• Camshaft: Comp Cams

• In­duc­tion: The Blower Shop 8-71 su­per­charger, dual-quad Hol­ley 950-cfm car­bu­re­tors

• Ig­ni­tion: MSD

• Ex­haust: Cus­tom zoomies

• Out­put: 920 hp

Driv­e­train

• Trans­mis­sion: ATI Fuel Comp TH400

• Rear Axle: Strange En­gi­neer­ing 9-inch with match­ing 31-spline axles, 4.11 gears

Chas­sis

• Steer­ing: Vega box

• Front Sus­pen­sion: B’z Rods straight-axle kit with sub­frame, forged spin­dles, par­al­lel leaf springs, PRO tube shocks

• Rear Sus­pen­sion: B’z Rods 54-inch lad­der bars and four-way track lo­ca­tor, Strange En­gi­neer­ing ad­justable coilover shocks

• Brakes: Strange En­gi­neer­ing dual master, Wil­wood four-wheel discs with four-pis­ton calipers

Wheels & Tires

• Wheels: Rocket Rac­ing Launcher 15x4.5 front, E-T Fueler 15x12 rear

• Tires: Pro Trac/Coker 5.60-15 front, Mickey Thompson ET Street 31x16.50-15 rear

In­te­rior

• Seats: Pro­car by Scat

• Up­hol­stery: Pleated white vinyl with red

flake ac­cent

• In­stru­men­ta­tion: Ste­wart-Warner dials with Sun tach on dash

• Steer­ing: Mooneyes steer­ing wheel

• Car­pet: Black loop

• Shifter: Hurst

Ex­te­rior

• Paint: PPG 1982 Corvette White

• Hood: Never!

• Grille: Stock

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