BY THE NUMBERS
1969 Chevelle SS396
Bryon Pryde, 46
Queen Creek, AZ

Engine
Type: 461ci big-block Chevy
Block: Chevrolet cast-iron
Bore x stroke: 4.281 x 4.00 inches
Rotating assembly: LS6 forged crank and rods; SRP forged pistons; Speed-Pro rings
Compression ratio: 10.0:1
Cylinder heads: Edelbrock 290cc aluminum oval-port, unmodified
Camshaft: Crane hydraulic roller, .587-/.570-inch lift, 226/234 degrees duration at .050-inch lift
Valvetrain: Manley stainless valves, COMP Cams stainless roller rockers
Intake manifold: Edelbrock Performer
Carburetor: vintage Rochester Quadrajet
Fuel system: block-mounted fuel pump and regulator, stock tank
Exhaust: custom headers and fabricated dual exhaust system by Pryde Metalcraft
Ignition: MSD distributor, 6AL ignition controller and coil; MSD wires
Cooling: Ron Davis aluminum radiator, Edelbrock aluminum water pump
Output: 500 hp at 5,800 rpm, 520 lb-ft at 3,500 rpm
Builder: Terry Smith, Hi Power Specialties, Phoenix, AZ

Drivetrain
Transmission: original matching-numbers TH400; Hughes 12-inch torque converter
Rearend: original matching-numbers GM 12-bolt; Moser axles and aluminum girdle
Differential: original GM limited-slip unit, 3.08:1 ratio

Chassis
Frame: factory original with Hotchkis chassis braces
Front suspension: Hotchkis B-body spindles and upper A-arms and sway bar; Bilstein shocks
Rear suspension: Hotchkis rear control arms and sway bar; H.O. springs
Steering: Drag Power GM box modified by Lee Power Steering
Brakes: Baer 12-inch Track front and 10-inch Touring rear; two-piece rotors

Wheels & Tires
Wheels: PS Engineering 17x8 front; 17x9.5 rear
Tires: Nitto NT450 P255/50R17 front; P275/50R17 rear