1971 Chevrolet Chevelle L86/LT1 RESTO-MOD
1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Resto-Mod, L86/LT1 Fuel Injected V8, 8-Speed Auto, A/C!!
There are Chevelle's and then there is THIS CHEVELLE!!!
A true Resto-Mod that has been custom built from the ground up and providing real daily driving capability.
Powered by a modern Fuel Injected L86, the cousin of the modern LT1, but with more torque to move this Heavy Chevy and mated to an 8L90E EIGHT SPEED Automatic that shifts effortlessly while always being in the right gear.
Finished in a Dark Blue with gorgeous Silver Stripes that complement the staggered Budnik Wheels. With incredible body work and tight gaps, this Chevelle is never missed and has a Classic Muscle Car presence.
With Vintage Air A/C, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes along with a custom exhaust that sounds amazing, this Chevelle checks off all the boxes.
- L86 6.2L Fuel Injected V8
- 8L90E 8-Speed Automatic
- 12 Bolt Rear End
- 4 Wheel Power Disc Brakes with Slotted and Drilled Rotors
- Coil-Over Front Suspension
- Multi-link in the rear
- Power Steering
- Aluminum Radiator with Twin Electric Fans
- Mid-Length Headers
- Custom Full Cerkote Exhaust
- Painted Frame
- Budnik Wheels 19" Rear, 18" Front
- Brand New Michelin Pilot Tires - 275/40/ZR19 Rear & 245/40/ZR18 Front
- Matching Budnik Steering Wheel
- Dakota Digital Gauges
- New Interior
- Retro Sound Bluetooth Stereo with Custom 12" Sub Encloser
A beautiful build that is available at a fraction of the price of building a new one and ready for immediate delivery.
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About the Chevelle:
Part of the General Motors A-Body platform, the Chevelle was one of Chevrolet's most successful nameplates. Body styles include coupes, sedans, convertibles and station wagons. Super Sport versions were produced through the 1973 model year.
Ford released the mid-sized Fairlane in 1963, to which Chevrolet responded with the 1964 Chevelle based on a new A platform design. Riding on a 115-inch wheelbase, the new Chevelle was similar in size, simplicity, and concept to the standard-sized 1955-1957 Chevrolet models. The Chevelle was the U.S. auto industry's only all-new car for 1964 and was positioned to fill the gap between the small Chevy II and the full-sized Chevrolet models. Introduced in August 1963 by "Bunkie" Knudsen, the Chevelle filled the gap for Chevrolet with sales of 338,286 for the year.
Originally conceived as an upsizing of the Chevy II with a unibody platform which originated with the XP-726 program, GM's "senior compact" A-platform used a body-on-frame construction using a suspension setup similar to its full-sized automobiles with a 4-link rear suspension.
The Chevelle Super Sport, or SS represented Chevrolet's entry into the muscle car battle. Early 1964 and 1965 Chevelle's had a Malibu SS badge on the rear quarter panel.
The second generation Chevelle was launched in 1968 and adopted a long-hood/short-deck profile with a high rear-quarter "kick-up" Hardtop coupes featured a semi-fastback and a flowing roofline.
Although the 1971 Chevelle retained the 1970 body, it was treated to new front-end and rear-end styling that included large Power-Beam single-unit headlights, a reworked grille and bumper, and integral park/signal/marker lights. The grille was widened and featured a bright horizontal bar that divided it into two sections. New dual round taillights were integral with the back bumper. Because SS models suffered heavy insurance surcharges, Chevrolet introduced the "Heavy Chevy" at midyear, which was based on the base Chevelle, and was available with any V8 engine except the 454, which was exclusive to SS models. The Heavy Chevy (RPO YF3) was only available with the base Chevelle sport coupe (13437) and was primarily a dress-up option and even it was limited to options available on the standard Chevelle sport coupe; vinyl carpeting, front bench seat, no center console shift, etc.
Chevrolet specifications for 1971 included both "gross" and "net" horsepower figures for all engines. The standard Chevelle SS engine was a two-barrel 350-cubic-inch V8 rated at 245 gross (165 net) horsepower. Optional was a four-barrel carbureted version of the 350 V8 rated at 275 gross (200 net with dual exhaust and 175 net with single exhaust) horsepower. The 402 cid big-block engine continued to be optional as the SS 396 but was only available in one horsepower rating, 300 gross (260 net) horsepower, and was not available with cowl induction. The base LS5 454 V8 produced 365 gross and 285 net horsepower, but cowl induction was available that produced more power because of the air induction and louder exhaust system. The LS6 454 option, which was originally announced as a regular production option on the Chevelle SS for 1971, was dropped early in the model year and no official records indicate that any 1971 Chevelles were assembled with the LS6 engine.
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