Stanley H’s 1966 Chevelle SS396

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Stanley H’s 1966 Chevelle SS396

Local customer Stanley got this 1966 Chevelle as a birthday present from his wife on his 60th birthday.

“My wife bought me my high school dream car.”


This Chevelle is a 396/350 hp L34 and was originally mated to a Powerglide, but Stanley has since swapped to a TH400 transmission. It is a factory air conditioning car, since it was originally sold in Florida.

He first fell in love with the ’66 models back when he was working at a gas station in the 1960s. They were the most popular car in the late ‘60s, but he couldn’t find one to purchase for himself so he settled for a 1967 model instead. Now he finally has the ’66 he’s always wanted.

"I find it very convenient because I’m only 25 minutes from Naugatuck. I would like to advertise like other cars I see with Ground Up SS396 on their windshield"

-Stanley H

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1966 Chevelle Factory Shop Manual Set

Part #: HMS-66A


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1966-1967 Chevelle Front Coil Springs Big Block With Air Conditioning

Part #: DCS-1160


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1966 Chevelle Hood Catch

Part #: RHR-66


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1966-1967 Chevelle Console Clock

Part #: ICLK-66


You Save: 19%

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