TECH CHECK

Owner: Jeff and Brandi Eng­land, Cle­burne, Texas Ve­hi­cle: 1956 Bel Air

Chevy High Performance - - Mulligan -

En­gine • Type: Big-block Chevy

• Dis­place­ment: 468 ci • Com­pres­sion Ra­tio: 9.0:1 • Bore: 4.310 inches

• Stroke: 4.000 inches

• Cylin­der Heads: GM oval­port alu­minum cast­ings

• Ro­tat­ing As­sem­bly: GM forged crank, rods, and pis­tons

• Camshaft: Comp Cams cus­tom hy­draulic roller

• In­duc­tion: Weiand 8-71 su­per­charger and blower case; Hol­ley Dom­i­na­tor EFI ECU, har­ness, and in­jec­tors

• Ig­ni­tion: MSD dual-sync dis­trib­u­tor

• Ex­haust: Hooker long-tube head­ers, dual 3-inch muf­flers

• Out­put (est): 700 hp

Driv­e­train

• Trans­mis­sion: Re­built GM 700-R4 au­to­matic over­drive

• Rear Axle: Ford 9-inch, 3.90:1 gears, lim­ited-slip dif­fer­en­tial

Chas­sis

• Front Sus­pen­sion: Cus­tom tubu­lar con­trol arms, JRi coilovers

• Rear Sus­pen­sion: Cus­tom back­half frame clip, four-link sys­tem, and Pan­hard bar; JRi coilovers

• Brakes: Wil­wood 14-inch ro­tors, four-pis­ton calipers front; Wil­wood 12-inch ro­tors, fourpis­ton calipers rear

Wheels & Tires

• Wheels: Schott Ac­cel­er­a­tor 18x7 front, 20x15 rear

• Tires: Mickey Thomp­son Sports­man S/R 26x8 front, 31x18 rear

In­te­rior • Seats: Cor­beau • Uphol­stery: Cus­tom-dyed leather and cloud ma­te­rial by Comp­ton Cus­tom In­te­ri­ors

• Steer­ing Wheel: Bel Air-style

15-inch

• Doors: Cus­tom 1962 Cadil­lac door pan­els with chromed stain­less-steel trim

• Car­pet: Cus­tom black wool • Shifter: Lokar

Ex­te­rior

• Paint: Cus­tom Du­sold De­signs black basecoat with cus­tom mixed satin pearl/ter­ra­cotta two-tone

• Hood: Cus­tom Du­sold De­signs

• Bumpers: Cus­tom pinched and fit­ted bumpers with in­te­gral ex­haust

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