By The Numbers
'66 Chevrolet Biscayne
Jerry Crews, 63 * Orlando, FL
Total cost to build: "You're kidding, right?"
Dyno numbers: 652 hp at 6,100 rpm, 657 lb-ft at 4,700 rpm
Vehicle weight with driver: 4,200 pounds
ENGINE
Type: Chevrolet 427 displacing 540 ci (4.500 bore x 4.250 stroke)
Block: GM Performance Parts ZL1 aluminum (PN 12370850)
Compression ratio: 9.5:1
Oiling: GM 6-quart pan, Melling M-77 HV pump and pickup, windage tray
Rotating assembly: Callies 4.250-inch stroke crankshaft, 6.385-inch Manley forged steel connecting rods, JE pistons, Total Seal ring pack
Cylinder heads: Dart Pro 1, Lingenfelter CNC, 320cc intake runners, 113cc combustion chambers, COMP Cams valvesprings, titaniumretainers, 10-degree locks
Camshaft: Lingenfelter/COMP Cams hydraulic roller, custom grind (CB-3111-3113-HR 114), Cloyes adjustable timing gear
Valvetrain: COMP lifters, pushrods, 1.7:1 roller rocker arms
Induction: Dart 4500 single-plane manifold, 1050-cfm Holley Dominator by Bo Laws, Meziere billet mechanical fuel pump
Power adder: none
Ignition: MSD Pro Billet distributor, 6AL box
Exhaust: Rad Rides custom-built headers, 2-1/8-inch primaries, 3-inch stainless system, Flowmaster Hushpower II mufflers
Fasteners: ARP 12-point
Built by: Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Inc., Decatur, IN
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Keisler/Tremec five-speed, chrome-moly gearset, aluminum bellhousing, 11-inch clutch assembly
Driveshaft: custom 4340 chrome-moly, 1350-series yokes
Rear axle: Chevrolet 12-bolt housing, narrowed 2 inches, Eaton limited-slip differential, Moser 31-spline axles, large Ford ends, 3.42:1 ring-and-pinion
CHASSIS
Front suspension: '68 Camaro spindles, Koni coilover shock absorbers, 4-inch drop, Detroit Speed Camaro tubular upper control arms, reworked stock lower control arms, Hotchkis 1.250-inch antisway bar
Rear suspension: four-link, Hotchkis 1.5-inch drop springs, 7/8-inch antisway bar, adjustable upper links, Koni shock absorbers
Brakes: Baer/Rad Rides Signature Series 14-inch disc, six-piston caliper, braided lines, front; 15-inch disc, rear, Hydrostatic master cylinder
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: custom-built Billet Specialtiestwo-piece billet, 19x8.5, front; 20x10.5, rear
Tires: BFG g-force T/A KDW 255/40ZR19, front; 295/40ZR20 rear