By The Numbers

1968 Chevy Camaro

Michelle Harvey, 41 • Hixson, TN


Type: Chevy 408ci big-block

Block: Chevy iron bored to 4.155 inches

Oiling: Melling pump, stock pan

Rotating assembly: GM 3.760-inch steel crankshaft and rods; Keith Black 10.0:1 pistons

Cylinder heads: GM oval-port castings

Camshaft: COMP 230/230-at-.050 hydraulic flat-tappet; .520/.520-inch lift; 110-degree LSA

Valvetrain: COMP Cams lifters, pushrods, valvesprings, retainers, and locks; Cloyes timing set

Induction: Edelbrock RPM Air-Gap intake manifold, Barry Grant 750-cfm carburetor

Ignition: MSD distributor, coil, and plug wires

Exhaust: Hooker 1.75-inch long-tube headers, dual Flowmaster 2.75-inch mufflers

Output: 450 hp and 450 lb-ft (estimated)

Built by: owner


Transmission: GM TH400 trans, TCI torque converter

Rear axle: GM 10-bolt rearend with 3.73:1 gears and Auburn limited-slip differential


Front suspension: RideTech control arms, drop spindles, sway bar, air springs, and shocks

Rear suspension: RideTech four-link, sway bar, air springs, and shocks

Brakes: fourth-gen Camaro rotors and twin-piston calipers, front; fourth-gen rotors and single-piston calipers, rear

Wheels & Tires

Wheels: Billet Specialties Qualifier 17x7, front; 17x8, rear

Tires: Nitto NT555; 235/45R17, front; 255/50R17, rear