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General Information

Year
1970
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Custom......SS 396
Color
Astrelis gray, black stripes
Packages
TH400,A/C,PS,PDB,bench seat
History
Built in St.Louis (Leeds), sold into Oklahoma, Zone 23, Dealer 559, I found ad in Hemmings, was north of Boston,,rust free. Orig. color was Fathom Blue, bright blue bench interior, original 14 x 7 wheels. Had 102,000 miles on the clock, a 69 396 under the hood, a TH 400 w/a shift kit and a 3:73 posi. Car had been repainted at least once, had quarters put on it (from "damage", certainly not from rust). Needed lots of TLC and $$$$$
1970 Chevrolet Custom......SS 396 (Astrelis gray, black stripes)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Mark Jones / VortecPro 467 BBC, HEDMAN Elite headers, MSD HEI dist, Edelbrock intake ,Holley Street Avenger 770 vac. sec.
carb, taylor wires.
Motor dyno'd over 500hp and 500 ft/lbs torque when corrected to sea level...just another one of Mark's enhanced baseline BBC's
Interior
New black interior with a '76 Monte Carlo bench seat with fold down armrest, converted to late shoulder belts, red SS logo embroidered into seats, package shelf and rear plastic panels were upholstered, rearview mirror updated to S-10 style with map lights.
Rear compartment covered from window ledge down over Smugglers Box with a 1-piece cover, secured by velcro strip @ bottom
Exterior
Color changed to Astrelis Gray with black hood stripe & accents, new motor , trans and rear, new glass, chrome, bumpers, weatherstrip, interior, mid 70's sport mirrors, Craft-tec tonneau cover, numerous small updates.
Audio
ATI TH400, 2200 converter, Moser 12 bolt 3:42 with Trutrac posi,
KYB shocks, Spohn adjust. upper control arms, non-adjust.lowers,
new driveshaft with 1350 U-joints, driveshaft loop.
Suspension
1-1/8" front and 1" rear sway bars, Air Lift bags with separate fills, Spohn Performance adj. upper and lower bars, KYB shocks
Wheel and Tire
15 x 7 American's AR500 wheels with 235 x 70 x 15 BFG radial T/A's, 15 x 8 AR501's with drag radials for playtime

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