By The Numbers
'66 Chevy II Nova Super Sport
Les Grant * Upland, CA
Vehicle weight with driver: 3,160 lbs
Peak horsepower: 640 hp at 6,400 rpm

Type: big-block Chevrolet
Displacement: 460ci (4.280 bore x 4.00 stroke)
Block: 1969 vintage 427
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Oiling: Milodon 7-quart oil pan
Rotating assembly: 4.00-inch stroke
Scat 4340 crank, Eagle H-beam rods,
JE flat-top pistons
Cylinder heads: Dart Pro 1, CNC
by Outlaw Racing Engines (Upland, CA)
Camshaft: COMP Cams hydraulic roller
(254/262 deg. at .050; .583/.630 lift)
Valvetrain: 2.30/1.88-inch valves,
1.7:1 Crower roller rockers,
Manley 3/8-inch pushrods, COMP valvesprings
Induction: Edelbrock Air Gap intake,
Barry Grant Mighty Demon 850 cfm carb
Power adder: none
Ignition: MSD Pro Billet distributor,
6AL box, 34 degrees initial
Exhaust: Hooker Super Comp headers,
2 1/8-inch primaries, 3.5-inch collector,
3-inch stainless system, Dynomax race mufflers
Fasteners: Allen’s Fasteners (Upland, CA)
Built by: Andy Mitchell, Outlaw Racing Engines
Transmission: Turbo 400, manual valvebody,
Continental 10-inch converter, 3,500-stall,
Hayden cooler, modified factory shifter
Driveshaft: custom by J.E. Reel (Pomona, CA),
4340 1350-series yokes
Rear axle: Currie 9-inch housing,
Trac-Lok limited-slip diff, 3.50:1 ring-and-pinion
Front suspension: Total Cost Involved system,
2-inch drop spindles,
stainless tubular control arms,
300 lb/in coils, gas shocks, no antisway bar
Rear suspension: Cal Tracs bars and leaf springs,
Rancho eight-way adjustable shocks
Brakes: Wilwood 12-inch disc, front;
Wilwood 12-inch disc, rear
Wheels: Vintage American Racing Torq-Thrust D
(15x6, front; 15x10, rear)
Tires: BFG T/A 185/65R15, front;
M/T Sportsman Pro 28x12.50-15, rear