Don G’s 1969 Chevelle

Built From The Ground Up

Don G’s 1969 Chevelle

Back in 1999, Don’s 18 year old son came to him and said that he wanted a 1969 Chevelle.

After picking myself off the floor we started looking. You have to know he had shown no interest in classic cars before this.

Don G

The pair located this 1969 Chevelle, went to see it, and promptly bought it. They’ve since rebuilt the engine, which is the original 396/325hp big block. They decided to add a more radical cam, roller rockers, aluminum heads, an Edelbrock intake and Holley 750 cfm carburetor. Exhaust is helped by a set of Hooker headers, and everything gets going through a TH400 transmission.

Fun to drive and show! It’s part of the family!

Don G

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1964-72 Chevelle Round Disc Brake Master Cylinder

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1964-1977 Chevelle Shock Kit GM

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1966-1968 Chevelle Bowtie Mirror Kit

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1964-1972 Chevelle Rear View Mirror Adjusting Screw

Part #: IE-842

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