By The Numbers
1965 Chevy Chevelle
Kyle and Stacy Tucker
Mooresville, NC
Total cost to build: $22,000

Type: Chevy 383 small-block
Block: GM Performance Parts
Oiling: GM Performance Parts
Rotating assembly: GM Performance Parts
forged crank, steel connecting rods,
hypereutectic pistons
Cylinder heads: Vortec iron heads with 64cc
chambers and 1.94-/1.50-inch valves
Camshaft: GM Performance Parts
Hot Cam (PN 12480002)
with 218/228 degrees at .050
and .525-/.525-inch lift
Valvetrain: GM Performance Parts
Hot Cam Kit valvesprings, keepers,
retainers, and aluminum
1.6:1 roller rocker arms
Induction: Edelbrock Air-Gap intake manifold,
Holley Ultra Hp 650 cfm
Exhaust: Hedman headers;
DSE 3-inch exhaust system
with Borla mufflers
Power adder: none
Fuel system: Holley mechanical fuel pump
at the engine,
Holley electric pump at the tank
Ignition: GM Performance Parts
Cooling: Be Cool aluminum radiator,
SPAL electric fan,
aluminum water pump
Output: 440 hp at 5,000 rpm
and 435 lb-ft at 4,000 rpm
Built by: GM Performance Parts
Transmission: GM Powerglide with the
original ’65 torque converter,
factory column shifter
Rear axle: stock 12-bolt rearend housing
with 3.08:1 gears,
Detroit Truetrac
Front suspension: DSE Speed Kit 3,
forged drop spindles,
splined sway bar and coilovers
Rear suspension: DSE Swivel Links,
Chassis Brace Kit,
splined sway bar and coilovers
Brakes: Baer six-piston 14-inch rotors front;
single-piston 12-inch rotors rear
Wheels: Budnik Velocity wheels,
18x8, front; 18x9, rear
Tires: 245/40R18 BFGoodrich
g-Force T/A KD, front;
275/40R18 BFGoodrich
g-Force T/A KD, rear

Detroit Speed Inc.
185 McKenzie RD
NC  28115