1966 Chevelle LSx Restomod Touring Build - Professional Frame Off Restoration
The car has gone through an incredible transformation into a completely updated restomod pro touring Chevelle. It's undergone a complete restoration and lots of subtle fabrication, with just the original body, frame and some trim remaining. The paint is Granite Crystal Metallic with black trim. The bumpers have been smoothed and painted to match as well as the entire under carriage and engine bay. The fire wall has been cleaned up and has a custom transmission tunnel built to fit the larger 6L80 trans.
It has a completely rebuilt LS engine with all of the correct necessary hardware including new gaskets, seals, and ARP bolts, LS3 intake with the 821 rectangular port heads, with a new XER Comp camshaft installed that makes great power, and is still very street-able. All of the valve train has been beefed up to support the larger cam. The engine runs very strong with around 500+ crank hp.
-Comp Cams XER273HR .588” lift cam
-Howards Springs with all new valvetrain hardware
-Comp Pushrods 7955-16
-Fabricated aluminum valve covers
-All new gaskets
-Aluminum fuel rails
-MSD plug wires
-Billet Alternator/Steering/AC brackets
-New oil Pan and Melling pump
-LS3 intake and MAF with K&N filter
-Northern Alum Radiator with dual fans
-Tanks Inc fuel tank
-Aeromotive fuel regulator with all AN fittings
-Alum oil catch can and steering fluid reservoir
-Steam vent hose system
Custom exhaust fabrication (black high temp coating) with Magnaflow mufflers and stainless headers.
Wiring by Current Performance. Dual fan relays and headlight relays. The battery has been moved to the trunk with.
The trans is the matching 6L80 six speed automatic that's been gone thru and tuned for the gearing and power and a new trans cooler. It shifts very well, and with the Camaro shifter, can be used in manual mode.
It has a custom Driveshaft Shop Aluminum CV shaft with billet adapter hooked to an original 66 date coded 12 bolt with a 3.73 Posi rear gear.
The frame under this car was modified heavily for additional rigidity and strength with boxed in side rails, drive shaft loop and full inner structure, then powder coated red.
-UMI A arms and rear control arms
-UMI Front sway bar
-Hellwig rear sway bar
-ARP wheel studs
-Corvette wheel hubs
-Aluminum cross member
-New tie rods and custom sleeves
The wheels are staggered 19" three piece design Giovanna GFGs painted outer lips to match the body and powder coated black centers wrapped in Bridgestone Potenzas.
The brakes are the Corvette Z06 - 6 piston front and 4 piston rear calipers on Kore3 brackets, 14" Z06 cross drilled rotors and a custom hydro-boost unit that runs through a Tuff Stuff high pressure steering pump.
The interior is all built custom to designed to match the new seats with NEW leather covers with a custom stitching. Camaro console/shifter wrapped in leather. The trunk was upholstered to match. The stereo system uses a new Pioneer head unit and speakers, with a 5-channel Soundstream amp, crossover, and Infinity Kappa 10 subwoofer.
-Billet steering wheel
-Ididit tilt steering column
-Dakota Digital VHX gauges
-Vintage Air AC system with electric controls
-Custom wool carpet
-Full sound deadening material
With all of these parts and the fabrication considered, wheels, brakes, chassis and suspension, engine and trans, interior, electrical, etc., this is a great car. It's practically a new car and has only been driven a few hundred miles. Call if you have any questions.
Please call Eric 727-871-2260
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