Troy Day • Elgin, TX
Total cost to build: $15,315
Type: Chevy 489 big-block
Block: factory Chevy bored to 4.280 inches
Oiling: Federal Mogul oil pump, Milodon pan
Rotating assembly: Scat 4.250-inch cast crank
  and I-beam steel rods;
  forged 10.5:1 SRP pistons
Cylinder heads: ported GM rectangle-port
  iron castings with 2.25/1.88-inch
  Manley valves and 119cc chambers
Camshaft: Crane Cams 246/254-at-0.050
  hydraulic flat tappet,
  0.571/0.585-inch lift,
  112-degree LSA
Valvetrain: Comp Cams 1.7:1 Pro Magnum
  rockers, springs, and titanium retainers;
  Cloyes timing set, Crane lifters
Induction: Edelbrock Victor Jr. intake manifold,
  Holley 1,050-cfm Dominator carb
Ignition: MSD 6AL box, billet distributor,
  Blaster 2 coil, and plug wires
Built by: owner
Transmission: GM TH350 auto,
  Hughes 2,800-stall converter,
  B&M shifter
Rear axle: factory GM 12-bolt rearend
  and 30-spline axles;
  Moser mini-spool and 4.10:1 gears
Front suspension: rebuilt stock
  with Lakewood 90/10 shocks
Rear suspension: rebuilt stock
  with Hotchkis leaf springs,
  Competition Engineering
  traction bars and
  subframe connectors
Brakes: stock discs, front;
  stock drums, rear
Wheels: Weld Draglite 15x4, front; 15x10, rear
Tires: BFGoodrich 165R15 radials, front;
  28x12.5x15 ET Drag, rear