Original L-82 4 bolt main block bored .40 over with Dart SS Iron Eagle heads to .357 with a Comp CS 283T Thumper Series Cam with a .513 .498 Valve Lift 283 303 Duration. Tremec T-45 5 speed shifts like a real sports car should. Brand new 3:55 rear gears from Duntov Motorsports. With the exception of the machine work on the engine the restoration was done by me at home in my garage.
My machinest assures me 375 to 400 bhp. Dyno'd to only 4400 RPMs showing 264 to rear wheels. Why push a new engine to the red line just to see? At 70 mph I'm turning 2300.
Truditional 15" SS Cragars on all weather Firestones
All new upgraded; all polyurethane bushings, shocks and springs. Steeroid Rack & Pinion steering, new coils in the front new composite rear 330 lb VBP spring, Brand new Bilstein Sport Gas Shocks all the way around.
Front and rear 80s series bumper covers painted at home. New T-tops
All replaced; seat cushions, dashboard, door panels, climate control hoses and switches, steering column, mirrors, carpet, stereo.
Electric header cutouts, side pipe tips
This car has about 10,000 miles on it since I finished the mechanical and cosmetic restoration.