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1965 Chevy Suburban


  • Scott’s Hot Rods Oxnard, California


  • 1974 Chevrolet cast iron big-block machined to 468 ci
  • Shop: Adams Machine Shop Lancaster, CA
  • Assembled by Bill Arthur
  • GM 454 BB cast iron ported and polished cylinder heads
  • Custom-polished aluminum valve covers
  • KB pistons
  • GM steel crankshaft
  • Comp Cams camshaft
  • GM intake and exhaust valves
  • GM valve springs
  • Crawler roller rockers
  • GM hydraulic lifters
  • GM push rods
  • Edelbrock aluminum water pump
  • Be Cool radiator
  • SPAL dual cooling fans
  • Scott’s Hotrods engine mounts
  • Edelbrock intake manifold
  • Holley 750-cfm carb
  • K&N air cleaner
  • Vintage Air FrontRunner serpentine kit
  • American Autowire harness
  • Scott’s Hotrods custom, ceramic- coated headers
  • Flow master 3-inch mandrel- bent, stainless steel exhaust with Flowmaster muffler
  • Optima battery
  • Scott’s Hot Rods 18-gallon aluminum fuel tank


  • Manufacturer: Bowtie Overdrives Hesperia, CA
  • GM 1992 765R4 four-speed automatic
  • PDQ stall, 2,400 rpm torque converter
  • Lokar shifter Coast Driveline driveshaft


  • Rear frame rails step-notched, boxed, holes filled and smoothed


  • Shop: Scott’s Hotrods Oxnard, CA
  • Front: Scott’s Hotrods front bolt-in cross member with Super Slam RideTech Firestone ’bags IFS bolt-in
  • Scott’s Hotrods control arms
  • Wilwood Pro 2-inch dropped spindles
  • RideTech Firestone pneumatic ’bags
  • Scott’s Hotrods power steering rack
  • Rear: Scott’s Hotrods 4-bar and pan hard with pneumatic Ride Tech Firestone ’bags
  • Ford 9-inch narrowed rearend housing with 31-spline axles, 3.70 gears with posi-unit


  • Shop: Palmers Custom Paint Moorpark, CA
  • Painter: Alan Palmer
  • AXALTA DuPont Macadamia Metallic Brown (custom mix) and AXALTA DuPont Chrysler Stone White roof
  • Pinstriping by Bob Coslett


  • Front: Hot Rods By Boyd, brushed aluminum, one-off 20×8.5
  • Rear: Hot Rods By Boyd, brushed aluminum, one-off 20×12


  • Front: Pirelli PZero 245/35ZR-20
  • Rear: Pirelli PZero 305/35ZR-20


  • Shop: Scott’s Hotrods Oxnard, CA
  • Justin, Brycen, Kody, Dennis, Severy, Jerry, Tyler, Kyle, Andy and Alan
  • Chopped 2 ½ inches, C-pillars and drip rail removed
  • Rounded upper door corners
  • Sectioned 1 ¼-inch from beltline
  • GM factory hood
  • Pacific Coast Powder Coating media blasting
  • GM factory grille and insert
  • Halogen headlights
  • Dakota Digital LED taillights with stock lenses
  • LMC front bumper with bolts shaved, chromed by Sherm’s Plating
  • Scott’s Hotrods rear bumper custom molded to body
  • Kindig It Designs smooth door handles
  • RideTech gas filler
  • Auto City glass


  • Wilwood 14-inch front rotors, six- piston calipers
  • Wilwood 13-inch rear rotors, four- piston calipers
  • Wilwood master cylinder combo with 1-inch bore


  • Shop: Mangus Hot Rods Interior Rialto, CA
  • Four Glide bucket seat frames with Mangus custom foam and perimeter bolsters
  • Mangus custom Terracotta Tan leather suede and Alcantara leather center console
  • Dynamat sound deadener
  • Mangus square wave brown/tan carpet
  • Custom tan leather headliner
  • Alcantara Brown and Terracotta Tan leather door and side panels
  • Clayton Machine Works billet aluminum door handles
  • Scott’s Hotrods custom matte brown dash
  • Classic Instruments white face gauges
  • ididit tilt steering column painted body color
  • Colorado Customs 14-inch, classic two-tone leather ½-wrap steering wheel


  • Shops: Scott’s Hotrods and Mangus Hot Rods Interior
  • Alpine head unit, amps and speakers
  • Fosgate wiring
  • Optima battery