1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 LS5
1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396
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This is my 1970 Chevelle SS. It only has 60,000 original miles.
This is a true SS Chevelle LS5 454 with a M22 Rock Crusher 4-speed. It is an original Cranberry Red car with Black stripes. Unfortunately the original motor blew up in 1971 and the block was no where to be found when the car was resurrected after sitting for 17 years. It is still a 454 but with a late model block, otherwise it is all period correct. This Chevelle had a complete frame-off restoration in 2005 and looks like it just rolled off the showroom floor in 1970.
About “SS 396”
I bought this car in August of 1980 and drove it daily to high school and college. Then in 1986, it was treated to a frame-on restoration. Over the years I have maintained and updated the restoration and it still wins awards at car shows.
Except a couple of minor things, this Chevelle is all stock! Even has a Muncie Shifter!
I drive it to all shows and cruises. The longest distance driven was to Super Chevy Sunday in Indianapolis.
Oh yeah, and this is my first car! After all these years I have no plans to sell it.
Specs for “70454SS”
454 Big Block with a 4 bbl holley and working cowl induction system. Engine puts out 425 hp and 470 ft/lbs of torque. Tranny is a M22 Rick Crusher Four-speed and has a 12 bolt 3.31 Posi.
Specs for “SS 396”
Stock 396-375 HP
Stock M20 4 speed
12 bolt with 3:55's
Reproduction Goodyear Polyglas tires.
Factory Options for “70454SS”
No factory options listed.
Factory Options for “SS 396”
396-375 HP, M20 4 speed, 12 bolt with 3:55's, F41, SS 396 package, power steering, headlight washers, bench seat, factory gauges, AM-FM radio, rear window defogger, map light mirror/ aux lighting, cushion grip steering wheel, automatic trunk opener, bumper guards, custom deluxe seat belts, SS Stripes.
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