TECH CHECK

Chevy High Performance - - Mot­ley Crue’zer -

Owner: Rich Simp­kins, Jar­rettsville, Mary­land

Ve­hi­cle: 1968 Chev­elle 300 Deluxe

Engine • Type: World Prod­ucts big-block • Dis­place­ment: 555 ci • Com­pres­sion Ra­tio: 10.8:1 • Bore: 4.560 inches • Stroke: 4.250 inches • Cylin­der Heads: Alu­minum Brodix BP RR

BB-3 XTRA O

• Ro­tat­ing Assembly: Cal­lies Comp­star crank, Man­ley H-beam rods, SRP forged alu­minum pis­tons

• Val­ve­train: Je­sel

• Camshaft: Comp Cams CB Spe­cial roller • In­duc­tion: Sonny’s Rac­ing Com­po­nents • Ig­ni­tion: Mal­lory HyFire

• Ex­haust: Cus­tom stain­less 2-inch head­ers, 4-inch oval ex­haust by Tom Brush

• Out­put: 869 hp at 6,300 rpm

Driv­e­train • Trans­mis­sion: ATI Per­for­mance TH400 • Rear Axle: 4.30:1 gears

Chas­sis

• Frame: 1 1/2-inch chro­moly tube by

Tom Brush

• Steer­ing: Power rack-and-pin­ion

• Front Sus­pen­sion: Alu­minum Strange En­gi­neer­ing GT struts

• Rear Sus­pen­sion: Cus­tom four-link, wish­bone, Jegs dou­ble-ad­justable coilover shocks

• Brakes: Strange 11-inch discs with fourpis­ton calipers, front; Wil­wood 11-inch discs with four-pis­ton calipers, rear; CPP Hy­draS­top

Wheels & Tires

• Wheels: Bil­let Spe­cial­ties Win Lite 15x6 front, 15x15 rear

• Tires: Hoosier Pro Street front, Quick Time Pro rear

In­te­rior • Up­hol­stery: Lucky 7 Rod Shop • Seats: Cus­tom • Steer­ing: Bil­let Spe­cial­ties wheel • Shifter: Hurst • In­stru­men­ta­tion: Au­toMeter Phan­tom • Car­pet: Black loop

Ex­te­rior • Paint: Ax­alta Arc­tic White by Dave Vrankin • Hood: US Body Source SS-style, fiber­glass

• Grille: Stock

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