1965 Chevrolet Chevelle
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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. Seats are the high back GTO seats with the added foam on sides for extra support.

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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