WHERE THE MONEY WENT
1968 Chevy Chevelle: $2,500
Paint and body: $2,800
Rear bumper: $250
Glass: $315
Sway bars: $225
Rear control arms: $350
Wheels/tires: $700
Engine block: $125
Rotating assembly: $1,280
Rings and bearing: $150
Machine work: $1,400
Cam: $300
Lifters: $250
Pushrods: $50
Rockers: $150
Timing set: $50
Cylinder heads: $1,000
Intake manifold: $150
Carburetor: $725
MSD BTM and distributor: $750
Plug wires: $75
Oil pan: $110
Oil pump: $30
Gaskets: $200
Supercharger: employee discount
Used headers: $165
Mufflers/collectors: $600
Fuel system: already had
Radiator: $500
Water pump: $40
Cooling fan: $300
Trans: $1,600
Clutch: $300
Shifter: $150
Rearend: $2,000
Driveshaft: $220
Front suspension rebuild: $500
Rear springs: $146
Brakes: $1,500
Seats: $85
Upholstery: $750
Headliner: $200
Gauges: $750
Miscellaneous interior: $1,000
Total: $24,741



By The Numbers - '68 Chevy Chevelle
Beverly Pangrac * Mission, KSOutput: 654 rear-wheel horsepower at 6,000 rpm
Total cost to build: $24,741

ENGINE
Type: Chevy 383ci small-block Chevy
  (4.030-inch bore x 3.75-inch stroke)
Block: factory Chevy, bored to 4.030 inches
Oiling: stock replacement oil pump, stock pan
Rotating assembly: Scat 3.750-inch
  forged crank and steel rods;
  forged 9.0:1 Wiseco pistons
Cylinder heads: Dart Iron Eagle
  with 2.02/1.60-inch valves
Camshaft: COMP 236/248-at-0.050
  hydraulic roller, .580-inch lift, 113-degree LSA
Valvetrain: COMP lifters, 1.6:1 rockers,
  and timing set
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr. intake,
  Holley 750-cfm carburetor
Ignition: MSD 6 BTM, distributor,
  coil, and plug wires
Power-adder: ProCharger D-1SC supercharger
  with 3-core air-to-air intercooler
Fuel system: ProPump fuel pump,
  Aeromotive regulator
Exhaust: Hedman 1 7/8-inch long-tube headers,
  dual 3-inch Magnaflow mufflers
Cooling: Be Cool radiator, Spal electric fans
Output: 654 rear-wheel horsepower
  at 6,000 rpm, 590 ft-lb of rear-wheel torque
  at 6,000 rpm (12 psi boost)
Built by: Mike Kromer
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Tremec TKO-600 five-speed,
  Spec clutch, B&M shifter
Rear axle: Currie 9-inch rearend, 31-spline axles,
  3.50:1 gears, Traction-Lok diff
CHASSIS
Front suspension: rebuilt stock with SSBC spindles
Rear suspension: rebuilt stock with Metco upper
  and lower control arms
Brakes: SSBC front and rear discs
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Wheel Vintiques Rally 15x7
  (3-inch backspace), front;
  15x10 (8-inch backspace), rear
Tires: Goodyear 235/60R15, front;
  Goodyear 295/50R15, rear