Doug H’s 1970 Chevelle SS396

Built From The Ground Up

Doug H’s 1970 Chevelle SS396

This ex-drag 1970 Chevelle was purchased from a restoration shop a few years ago by Doug, after the previous owner had bailed on the restoration and sold it to the shop instead.

It has taken three and a half years, but the full frame off restoration has been completed recently. This Chevelle currently has a numbers correct 396 big block and has been converted back to an M20 Muncie 4-speed from automatic.

The big block has been rebuilt and has a balanced rotating assembly to 1 gram. Doug has also chosen to utilize Keith Black pistons and 215 casting oval port heads. This combination results in 10:1 compression ratio with the LS6 camshaft, ultimately making 410 horsepower with 450 lb/ft of torque.

“(The) Best year for the Chevelle in my opinion and a icon of the Muscle car era.”

Doug

Doug’s very happy with his finished project and will continue to drive and show the car.

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1969-70 Comfort Grip Sport Steering Wheel Kit w/ Tilt

Part #: IXS-69T

$234.46

You Save: 15%

1970-1972 Chevelle Rectangular Mirror Kit

Part #: MIR-70K

$59.85

You Save: 25%

1969-1970 Chevelle Super Sport Wheel Cap Complete Kit

Part #: NSS-70K

$99.95

You Save: 16%

1970 Chevelle Side Marker Lens Front

Part #: LSM-2143

$39.95

You Save: 11%

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