By The Numbers
'68 CHEVY CHEVELLE
Brent Jarvis • Port Barrington, IL
ENGINE
Type: Chevy 565 big-block
Block: Dart Big M standard deck,
bored to 4.600 inches
Oiling: Melling oil pump, Canton pan
Rotating assembly: Eagle 4.250-inch steel
crank and H-beam rods;
forged 10.2:1 JE pistons
Cylinder heads: CNC-ported Dart Pro 1 335cc
aluminum rectangle-port castings
with 2.30/1.90-inch Manley valves
Camshaft: Erson 238/246-at-.050 hydraulic roller,
.657/.657-inch lift, 112-degree LSA
Valvetrain: Jesel 1.75:1 shaft-mount
rocker and pushrods;
COMP Cams valvesprings and timing set
Induction: ported Edelbrock RPM Air-Gap
intake manifold,
Holley 1,000-cfm 4150 carb
Ignition: MSD 6AL box, billet distributor,
coil, and plug wires
Fuel system: custom stainless steel tank,
Carter mechanical pump,
Holley electric pump and regulator
Exhaust: Stainless Works 2-inch long-tube
headers with 3.5-inch collectors,
custom X-pipe, custom cutouts,
dual 3-inch Flowmaster mufflers
Power adder: NOS nitrous plate system
set at 200 hp
Cooling: Weiand aluminum pump,
Alumatech radiator and electric fans
Output: 601 hp and 616 lb-ft at
rear wheels on motor;
804 hp and 902 lb-ft
at rear wheels on nitrous
Built by: owner