SPECS 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle
OWNER: Steve and Karlene Eciting, Phoenix, AZ
Powdercoated chassis, Heidt’s control arms, 4-link, Currie Enterprises Ford 9-inch rearend, Slam Specialties RE7 airbags, Bilstein shocks, AVS air controller, Viair compressors, GC air valves, custom air tanks
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BRAKES Front Wilwood 14-inch, six-piston; rear: Wilwood 14-inch, four-piston
WHEELS Front 20×133-inch Budnik Revolver, rear: 11×10-inch Budnik Revolver
TIRES Front: 245/45/R20 Falken Azenis FK453; rear. 295/15/R22 Falken Azenis FK453
ENGINE Shop:Tum Key Engine Supply/Chucky Bond
140-hp LS2, Kenne Bell supercharger, brushed nickel accessories, TCi six-speed transmission, Mooneyes pushbutton shifter, Vintage Air front runner, Magnaflow stainless steel exhaust, Ron Davis radiator, custom intercooler, Painless Performance wiring, Kinetik HC2000 batteries
BODY AND PAINT Shop: Cadillac Joe/Lucky Luciano’s Custom Paint/Royal Plating
Brushed nickel trim and bumpers, PPG Affival Blue paint, Steele Rubber weatherstripping
Custom door panels, custom dash, Classic Instrument gauges, custom floating center console,VintageAirGenIVA/C,Glide Engineering bucket seats, Bentley leather, ididit steering column, Budnik Revolver steering wheel, Rockford Fosgate sound system.
A Turn Key Engine 740 Kenne Bell supercharged LS2 w, dropped in to provide a massive amount of power and modern reliability. To cool down the engi on hot Phoenix days (and let’s ft it, nights, too), a Ron Davis radix and a custom intercooler were installed. Providing cooling for t[- Chevelle’s occupants is a full Vintage Air Gen IV A/C unit complete with Front Runner accessory drive. Every wire was hidden, and anything that could was plated in brushed nickel. A 7 six-speed automatic transmissic backs up the powerful modern engine and once the pedal is pus to the floor, a custom-tuned stainless exhaust system from Magnaflow expels spent gasses. With a modern pro-touring suspension, and a pure performance muscle engine, the interior reflects street rod styling and unadulterated Luxury. Since car was a bare slate,