8.1 Vortec BBC 5 speed
Bought the car when I was 18 years old for $2,000. Drove it as my only vehicle while fixing it up. Street racing was a big deal at the time and through 4 motors 12 trannys and 3 rear ends I was only beat one time. At which time I retired the car for proper resto. It sat on hold through a few years of boats, trucks, and motor cycles until recently when I have gotten back on it.
1970 Chevrolet SS (Grey/Black)
Started life with a BB 454, pulled and replaced with a 370ci sbc with performer RPM package. Pulled that to install the rebuilt 454 and sold 370 to friend. Blew that 454 and now replacing it with a 503ci BBC 8.1 Vortec.
Going with a complete custom interior, designing as I go. Starting with 2001 corvette seats up front and 2001 Camaro seats cut down for the rears. Removed the dashboard and fabricating a fiberglass dash that matches the cowl of the hood.
Full paint job and re chrome. Also replaced firewall with 3/16 aluminum.
Helwig Frame FX kit with tubular A arms, moog joints and steering rack. 2001 Chevy s10 extreme steering box, 2001 Camaro steering column, 2001 corvette hyd. clutch, stock big block springs, drilled and slotted rotors, wildwood calipers, custom brake lines.