1965 Chevrolet Chevelle
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Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: Potomac, MD
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Vehicle Name
Year 1965
Make Chevrolet
Model Chevelle
Color Indigo Blue
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle
History Bought car in 1980 and have been modifying it ever since. Did a complete frame off in 1999.
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Exterior
The color is Indigo Blue. Functional 3 inch cowl hood and the fenders are from a 1980 Grand Prix in the back to give me extra tire clearance.

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Interior 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Interior
Fairly stock black interior with a Dakota dash package.

Under the Hood
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Under the Hood 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Under the Hood 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Under the Hood
A 540 CID BBC with Dart 320 aluminum heads, hydraulic roller cam 255/263 at .050 and .680 lift. Rear wheel HP was 545 and 515 foot pounds of torque. Assuming 25% power loss 725 and 690 hp / tq at the motor. Turbo 400 with a 4,000 stall and a gear vendors overdrive. Lemons Headers 2 1/8 inch with a 3.5 inch exhaust all the way out the back.

Global West suspension with 12 inch Impala brakes in the front and a Saginaw 600 steering box in the front. The car has rear discs also. The rear is a 12 bolt with the Ford housing ends and a 3.73 gear and a Moroso Brute Strength posi.

Wheel and Tire
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Wheel and Tire
Boyd Coddington Wheels 15 x 8 in front and 15 x 10 in the back. Tires are Avon 245-60 in front and 295- 50 in the back.
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