Geoffrey H’s Famous 1966 Chevelle

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Geoffrey H’s Famous 1966 Chevelle

Geoffrey Horn searched the country for this 1966 Chevelle and located it in Michigan back in 2015.

It’s a beautiful 1966 Chevelle SS 396 Convertible tribute that underwent a three-year rotisserie restoration which was completed in 2012. The vehicle has only 5,000 miles since the restoration was complete.

The restoration included this hefty list of upgrades below!


Trim Tag Decoding
05E – May, 5th Week
66 – 1966
13667 – MalibuSeries, 2 Door Convertible, 5 Passenger
BAL – Baltimore, MD Assembly Plant
763 – Black Imitation Leather, Bucket Seats
A2 – Tuxedo Black, Black Convertible Top

Mechanics
Professionally Built 402ci Big Block
700 R-4 Transmission with Electronic Overdrive
Transmission is from Product of Monster’s of Florida
12 Bolt Posi-Traction Rear End with 3.55:1 Gear Ratio
Flowmaster Exhaust System
Power Brakes – Front Disc, Rear Drum
Power Steering
Edelbrock Performer Intake
Edelbrock Carb
Headers
HEI Ignition
Chrome Pulleys
MSD Wires
Electronic Fan System
Chrome Air Cleaner
Chrome Valve Covers
New Delco Battery
New Radiator
New Fuel Line
New Brake Lines
New Ball Joints
New Springs
New Tie Rod Ends
Front Sway Bar
New Bushings
New Front and Rear Shocks
Beautiful Gas Tank

Body
Beautiful Mirror Finish Black Paint
Professional Pin-Striping
Gorgeous Chrome Bumpers
Stainless Trim is in Great Condition
All Body Parts are All Steel, No Filler
Power Top – Window Must Be Unzipped to Put Top Down
Black Boot for Convertible Top
Doors Fit and Operate Properly
Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid
Solid and Straight Quarters
Solid Trunk with Spare Tire, Jack
Rockers are Straight and Solid
New Full Floor Pan
The undercarriage is Solid and Clean
Floorboards and Frame are Nicely Painted
BF Goodrich Radial T/A’s – 235/60/15 Front, 255/60/15 Rear
Brand New Wheels and Tires

Interior
Custom Black Interior with Red Piping
Bucket Seats
Console with Clock
SS Steering Wheel
Modern Sound System with iPod Input
Aftermarket Under Dash Digital Gauge Cluster
Seatbelts Front and Back
Dash Pad is in Great Shape
Black Carpet

This car has a story! Bono and U2 borrowed this exact 1966 Chevelle in their music video. The Edge even signed the car console. James Franco also used the car in his Coach Fragrance ad.

“Everyone falls in love with “BLACK BETTY.”

Check the photos and videos below.

Another great thing this car is a part of is when Geoffrey leads the famous Mermaid Parade in his 1966 Chevelle every year in Coney Island with his daughter.

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1967 Chevelle Deluxe Steering Wheel

Part #: IK-574

$329.99

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1966 Chevelle Hood Ornament Inserts

Part #: KL-1245

$99.95

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1966-1967 Chevelle Convertible Well Molding

Part #: LWM-839

$169.95

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1964-1967 Chevelle Windshield Wiper Arm

Part #: LWA-647

$19.95

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