By The Numbers

Ernie Gonzales • Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Total cost to build: $70,000
Type: Chevy 385 small-block
Block: Dart Little M, bored to 4.040 inches
Oiling: Melling oil pump, Milodon pan
Rotating assembly: Lunati 3.750-inch
  forged crank and billet steel rods,
  forged 8.5:1 Arias pistons
Cylinder heads: ported RHS 220cc
  aluminum castings with 2.08/1.60-inch
  Manley valves and 64cc chambers
Camshaft: COMP Cams 262/272-at-0.050
  solid roller, 0.672/0.672-inch lift,
  114-degree LSA
Valvetrain: Jesel 1.7:1 shaft-mount rockers
  and beltdrive; Manley springs,
  titanium retainers, and pushrods
Induction: World Products Motown intake manifold,
  C&S 4150-style 800cfm carb,
  Extreme Velocity blow-through carb hat
Exhaust: custom 1¾-inch turbo headers,
  downpipes, and dual 3-inch
  Spin Tech mufflers
Power adder: twin Turbonetics T-76 turbochargers
  and wastegates; dual TiAL blow-off valves
  and custom air-to-air intercoolers
Fuel system: Aeromotive pump,
  filters, and regulator
Ignition: MSD Digital 7 box, billet distributor,
  HVC 2 coil and plug wires
Cooling: Be Cool radiator,
  CSR electric pump, Derale fan
Output: 1,174 hp at 7,200 rpm
  and 998 lb-ft at 4,000 rpm
Built by: Lonny Patrick

Transmission: GM TH400 auto with trans brake,
  Neil Chance 3,400-stall converter,
  PPP air shifter
Rear axle: Chassisworks fabricated 9-inch
  rearend housing with 35-spline axles,
  spool and 4.10:1 gears

Front suspension: TR2 tubular control arms,
  QA1 coilovers, CPP drop spindles
Rear suspension: Calvert Racing leaf springs
  and traction bars; QA1 shocks
Brakes: Aerospace Engineering
  four-piston discs front and rear

Wheels: Billet Specialties Street Lite
  15x4, front; 15x10, rear
Tires: Mickey Thompson
  28x7.5x15 Sportsman, front;
  315/60R15 ET Street Radials, rear