WHERE THE MONEY WENT
Description: Source: Part No. Price:
GMPP 502 block and crank Project X, take-off 10237292 n/a
GMPP 502 4-inch stroke forged crank Project X, take-off 10183723 n/a
GMPP 502 6-quart oil pan Project X, take-off n/a n/a
GMPP 502 damper Project X, take-off n/a n/a
GMPP 502 water pump Project X, take-off n/a n/a
GMPP 502 oil pump pickup Project X, take-off n/a n/a
Trick Flow 320cc PowerPort heads Trick Flow/Summit TFS-41400002 $2,095.95 pair
Trick Flow R-series single-plane intake Trick Flow/Summit TFS-41400111 $399.95
Trick Flow valve covers Trick Flow/Summit TFS-41400803 $245.95
Trick Flow pushrods (intake) TFS/Summit, 3/8-inch x 9.550 TFS-21419550-8 $56.95 (set of 8)
Trick Flow pushrods (exhaust) TFS/Summit, 3/8-inch x 8.650 TFS-21418650-8 $56.95 (set of 8)
Eagle rods, 6.385-inch forged Eagle/Summit ESP-63853D $459.95 set
SRP 17cc dome pistons, 4.500 bore SRP/Summit SRP-212147 $538.88 set
Sealed Power rings, 1/16, 1/16, 3/16-in. Sealed Power/Summit SLP-R104515 $155.39
Main Bearings Clevite/Summit CLE-MS829H $79.95
Rod bearings Clevite/Summit CLE-CB743HN $87.60
Cam bearings Clevite/Summit CLE-SH616S $26.95
Intake bolt kit ARP/Summit ARP-435-2002 $55.95
Holley Ultra Dominator, 1150 cfm Holley 0-80556-2BK $960
Carburetor stud kit Summit SUM-G1421 $3.69
COMP roller cam, 4876B/4877B SR105 COMP Cams 01-000-8 (custom) $303
COMP Endure-X solid roller lifters COMP/Summit CCA-883-16 $489.95
Two-piece Gen VI timing cover COMP/Summit CCA-217 $249.95

Timing set COMP/Summit CCA-3149KT $182.75
Cam bolt kit COMP/Summit CCA-234 $9.95
Balancer bolt kit Summit SUM-G1678 $7.95
Crane Gold 1.7 roller rocker arms Crane/Summit CRN-13750-16 $319.95
Distributor, MSD Pro Billet Summit/MSD MSD-8555-1 $227.95
Ignition wires, MSD Super Conductor Summit/MSD MSD-31299 $75.95
Spark plugs, Champion C61 Summit/Champion CPN-688 ($3.69 each) $29.52
Intake gaskets FelPro/Summit FPP-1275 $16.95
Gasket set FelPro/Summit FEL-KS2618 $58.95
Oil pan gasket set FelPro/Summit FEL-OS34407R $21.95
Expansion plug kit Sealed Power/Summit SLP-381-8009 $14.99
Oil pump Melling/Summit MEL-M77HV $32.95
Oil pump driveshaft Melling/Summit MEL-IS77 $6.63
Oil pump stud ARP/Summit ARP-230-7003 $4.88
Head bolt kit ARP/Summit ARP-135-3607 $83.95
Oil filter adapter AAMidwest OFA305 $9.50
Fram Tough Guard oil filter Rock Auto TG-30 $8.95
Synthetic 10W30 break-in oil Royal Purple/Summit RPO-11487 (6 quarts) $47.70
Engine paint Dupli-Color DE 1607 $5.99
Parts total:     $7,434.42

MACHINE WORK (OUTLAW RACING):
Clean block: $80
Block bore and hone: $245
Cam bearings: $60
Deck resurface: $120
Balancing: $180
Main bearing housing checkout $40
Machine shop labor total: $725
PARTS & LABOR TOTAL: $8,159.42

BY THE NUMBERS

’71 CHEVELLE
Don Gatlin, 42, Bakersfield, CA
Vehicle weight (with driver): 3,642 pounds
ENGINE
Type: Chevy 509ci big-block
Block: 502 Mark VI
  (from GMPP RamJet short-block)
Oiling: Melling pump,
  stock RamJet 502 oil pan
Rotating assembly: stock 4.00-inch
  forged RamJet 502 crank,
Eagle 6.385-inch I-beam rods,
SRP forged 17cc domed pistons
Cylinder heads: Trick Flow Specialties
  PowerPort 320cc,
2.25/1.88-inch stainless valves,
121cc combustion chambers
Camshaft: COMP solid roller,
  292/298 degrees gross duration
(.020-inch tappet rise),
254/260 duration at .050,
.653/.666-inch lift, 105 degrees LSA
Valvetrain: Crane Gold 1.7 rocker arms,
  TFS 3/8-inch pushrods,
Isky tool springs,
COMP Endure-X solid roller lifters
Induction: Trick Flow Specialties
  R-Series single-plane intake,
Holley 1,150-cfm
Ultra Dominator carb
Exhaust: Lemons 2 3/8-inch multi-step
  long-tube headers, 4-inch dual exhaust,
dual 4-inch Cherry bomb mufflers into
dual 4-inch single-chamber
Flowmaster mufflers
Power adder: none
Fuel system: Aeromotive 1000 fuel pump,
  Aeromotive regulator
Ignition: MSD billet distributor,
  MSD Digital 7 ignition
Cooling: Meziere electric pump,
  Griffin radiator
Output: 717 hp at 6,300 rpm
Best e.t.: 10.60/128 (with 509ci Pile Driver)

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Turbo 400
  by Brandon’s Transmissions,
Bakersfield, CA,
9.5-inch Edge Racing converter
(4,200 stall speed),
manual reverse-pattern
valve body with transbrake
Rear axle: Currie 9-inch, spool, 4.10 gears

CHASSIS
Front suspension: Autofab front upper
  and lower control arms,
Autofab springs,
QA1 Stocker Star single-adjustable
shocks (set on “8”)
Rear suspension: Chris Alston Chassisworks
  adjustable antiroll bar
(one flat pre-load on passenger
side), Moroso Trick springs,
QA1 Stocker Star single-adjustable
shocks (set on “7”),
Southside Machine lower control arms
Brakes: stock
Rollcage: fabricated by S&S Fabrication,
  Bakersfield, CA;
  kicker reinforcements to
  rear upper control arm boxes

WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Centerline Warrior,
  15x4 front, 15x10 rear
Front tires: Moroso Front Runners
Rear tires: 29.5x10.5W
  Mickey Thompson ET Drag slicks
  (10.2 psi pressure)

ON THE DYNO
509CI
BIG-BLOCK CHEVY
RPM TQ HP
3,400 592 383
3,500 591 394
3,600 594 407
3,700 600 422
3,800 606 439
3,900 610 453
4,000 612 466
4,100 614 479
4,200 617 494
4,300 623 510
4,400 628 526
4,500 634 543
4,600 639 560
4,700 644 576
4,800 647 592
4,900 650 606
5,000 651 620
5,100 651 633
5,200 651 644
5,300 650 655
5,400 648 666
5,500 645 676
5,600 642 684
5,700 638 692
5,800 633 699
5,900 629 707
6,000 623 712
6,100 616 715
6,200 607 717
6,300 598 717
6,400 589 717
6,500 578 715

SOURCE
Automotive Racing Products
1863 Eastman Avenue
Ventura
CA  93003
800-826-3045
http://www.arp-bolts.com
GM Performance Parts
P.O. Box 33170
Detroit
MI  48232
800-577-6888
www.gmperformanceparts.com
Competition Cams (Comp Cams)
3406 Democrat Road
Memphis
TN  38118
800-999-0853
www.compcams.com
Holley Performance Products/Brands
1801 Russellville Rd.
Bowling Green
KY  42101
270-781-9741
www.holley.com
Don Lee Auto
9793 Foothill Blvd.
Cucamonga  91730
909-989-1573
http://www.donleeauto.com/
MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
60428 Marne Road
Atlantic
IA  50022
712-243-5060
www.mahlemotorsports.com
Trick Flow Specialties
1248 Southeast Avenue
Tallmadge
OH  44278
330-630-1555
www.trickflow.com
Eagle Specialty Products (Rotating Assy.)
662-796-7373
http://www.eaglerod.com
Summit Racing
Akron
OH
800-230-3030
330-630-0240
www.summitracing.com/
SRP
15312 Connector Lane
Huntington Beach
CA  92649
714-898-9764
www.srp.com
Torco Oil
NA
AK
909-980-1495
www.torcoracingoils.com
Outlaw Racing Engines
Pomona
CA  91786
909-931-4612
Royal Purple
One Royal Purple Lane
Porter
TX  77365
888-382-6300
http://www.royalpurple.com