By The Numbers

Builders: Gary Ball and Brandon Bussard, 28Warsaw, IN
Total cost to build: $55,000
Type: Mopar 440
Block: iron block, 4.62-inch bore, 3.75-inch stroke (bored over 0.030 inches)
Oiling: Melling oil pump, Milodon 7-quart pan
Rotating assembly: Mopar forged crank and Mopar Six-Pack rods;
forged 11.5:1 Ross pistons
Cylinder heads: factory cast-iron, heavily ported, 2.08-/1.75-inch valves
Camshaft: Mopar Purple hydraulic flat-tappet 248/248-at-0.050,
0.509/0.509-inch lift, 108-degree LSA
Valvetrain: Mopar Performance lifters, Cloyes billet timing set,
Crane Gold Race 1.5:1 shaft-mount rockers
Induction: Edelbrock Torker II intake manifold, Edelbrock 750-cfm carb
Ignition: MSD Pro Billet distributor, MSD coil, Taylor 8mm wires, and 6AL box
Fuel system: Carter 120-gph fuel pump
Exhaust: ’64 Max Wedge Super Stock cast-iron manifold,
dual 3-inch Stainless Flowmaster mufflers, dairy-grade stainless steel
Cooling: re-cored four-row Mopar radiator and electric cooling fan
Built by: Gary Ball and Brandon Bussard Performance Specialties

Transmission: Mopar four-speed, Hurst Competition Plus shifter
Rear axle: ’65 8¾-inch rearend, 489 case, 31-spline Moser axles and 3.50:1 gears;
Mopar Sure-Grip differential
Front suspension: moved forward 10 inches, custom-length,
Mopar-style torsion bars, KYB Gas-a-Just shocks
Rear suspension: moved forward 15 inches, custom super stock springs,
KYB Gas-a-Just shocks
Brakes: Later Mopar E-body 10-inch discs and Mopar
one-piston calipers front and stock 11-inch drums in the rear
Wheels: ARE Torq Thrust D 15x4, front; Stock Mopar Size 15x8, rear
Tires: Mickey Thompson 28x7.5x15 Sportsman, front;
BFGoodrich 275/70R15 Radial T/A, rear