To watch a classic muscle car in action, it is not important what is happening because it is always a pleasure that fills you with energy and positive vibes. Well, today we have one amazing video for you with this awesome 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS that is powered by a Big Block 454 and it is having some fun on the Dyno.
1970 Chevy Chevelle SS with a 454 doing a quarter mile run on a Mustang Dynamometer. The car is owned by a professional NFL player. Video was taken at SS Performance Group in Tallahassee, FL !!Don’t look any further!!! Get the speed and high performance you have been looking for at SS Performance Group. SS Performance Group is Tallahassee’s premier automotive high performance, repair, and storage facility. We use the best automotive technology for high performance and value your vehicle as our top priority.
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Completed nearly 15 years ago, this restomodded GTO Judge hardtop — in Carousel Red — was ahead of the curve when it comes to the popular trend of enhancing the performance and modernizing the driving experience of vintage muscle cars. In fact, its early, yet prescient, take on the theme was strong enough to earn the December 2006 cover of High Performance Pontiac magazine.
This authentic 242-code 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge has accumulated only 6,700 miles since the complete, “no expense spared” redo was finished in 2006, with motivation coming from a 500-horsepower, 467-cubic-inch monster V-8 engine built on the aftermarket Indian Adventures IA cylinder block and backed by a TREMEC five-speed manual transmission. This restomod appears well detailed, right down to the painted Judge stripes. The owner rates its condition as #2 and says it remains in “ready to show” condition.
Starting with what the owner describes as a “driver-quality” GTO Judge, the build included restoring the body with a respray in the correct Carousel Red paint. Performed by Showcar Specialties, in Missouri, using the Spies Hecker paint system, the finish appears to remain in very good condition. The owner reports no blemishes, swirl marks or rust, while also noting the glass and window seals are “like new.” The body has no modifications, except that rather than applying conventional “Judge” reproduction tape stripes and graphics, they were hand-stenciled and painted, then covered with multiple layers of clear, for a smoother, more integrated appearance. The only other apparent deviance from stock are the larger alloy interpretations of the classic Pontiac Rally II wheels.
Like the exterior, this GTO’s Parchment cabin appears mostly stock, but it hides a few more subtle enhancements. During the restoration, the upholstery, door panels, carpet and other major trim components were replaced with new parts from Legendary Interiors. It has the correct wood steering wheel and a tilt steering column. The bucket seats were enhanced with bolsters and other updates include gauges that were rescreened in white, but retain the original-style font on the readouts — including the face of the hood tach. Additionally, the original radio is retained, but its internals were upgraded by Modern Fidelity. All of the gauges and interior lights work normally as does the air-conditioning system.
Under the hood is a Gary Duckworth Racing-built 467-cubic-inch V-8 that has been dyno-tested to the tune of 500 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 560 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. It is based on an Indian Adventures aftermarket cylinder block featuring splayed four-bolt main caps, with supporting components including a forged rotating assembly, Butler/Edelbrock ported aluminum cylinder heads (with 2.11/1.77-inch valves), a custom-grind Comp Cams roller camshaft, T&D roller rockers, an Edelbrock Performer RPM intake manifold and a Holley 850-cfm four-barrel carburetor. Supporting elements include an MSD ignition box and coil, a March serpentine-style accessory drive system and an aluminum radiator with twin electric fans. A custom exhaust system from Chief Many Horses includes an electronically operated cutout, activated by an under-dash toggle switch. The engine also incorporates a correct Pontiac Ram Air air-cleaner assembly for a more authentic appearance. The owner says the engine starts, idles and runs very well on premium pump gas.
Backing the built 467 engine is a Tremec TKO-600 five-speed manual transmission, matched with a Hayes billet flywheel and Centerforce dual-friction clutch, along with a Lakewood scatter shield and a Hurst short-throw shifter. The gearbox channels torque via a Williams aluminum driveshaft to a Moser-built 12-bolt rear axle, with a limited-slip differential, 31-spline axles and C-clip eliminators. The axle ratio is 3.73:1. There are no reported issues or leaks with the drivetrain components.
In true restomod tradition, the chassis and suspension elements were updated for a more contemporary driving experience. The upgrades include Hotchkis tubular upper and lower control arms (with poly bushings) in front, along with a thick, 1.5-inch-diameter stabilizer bar, B-body spindles, QA1 adjustable coilovers and a Detroit Speed 12.7:1 steering box with power assist. At the rear, it’s more Hotchkis components, including a one-inch stabilizer bar, lowering springs and trailing arms, and QA1 adjustable shocks. There’s also a Wilwood four-wheel-disc brake system, with 12-inch rotors, complemented by a Classic Performance Products Street Beast hydraulic assist unit.
The car rolls on Circle Racing Rally II 17-inch wheels in front and 18-inch wheels in the rear, all wrapped in Continental performance tires: Extreme Contact 225/50ZR17 in front and Sport Contact 275/45R18 in the rear. The seller indicates that the rear tires are about eight years old, while the fronts are about three years old, with all of them showing good tread depth. The suspension and wheel/tire upgrades are said to transform the driving dynamics of the car. The seller reports no issues with the handling or braking of this reimagined Judge.
This vehicle will be sold on a clean Massachusetts title in the seller’s name. The car also has PHS documentation, but the seller doesn’t have any paperwork or receipts from the previous owner regarding the restoration. Nevertheless, the apparent quality of the work speaks volumes. The seller is also including an extra set of 18-inch Circle Racing wheels shod with Continental ContiSportContact 2 tires.
From the restored body and interior to the enhanced powertrain, suspension and brakes, this authentic 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge’s early entry into the restomod movement remains contemporary and fresh looking. The comprehensive extent of this build features a host of additional components not listed above, including line lock, stainless-steel Rock Valley gas tank, a power cut-off switch and an Odyssey Extreme AGM battery.
orn to move, wheel, swing, streak, impress, dazzle, whirl, soar, and ride, ride, ride, the original brochure proudly stated for the 1969 Ford Torino GT 2-door hardtop you see here.
The Torino GT was also available as a 2-door SportsRoof and Convertible
The Torino was introduced in 1968, was actually part of the Fairlane Series and enjoyed all of the Fairlane 500 trim and was positioned just above it.
The GT package added GT handling suspension, air scoop, styled steel wheels, belted wide-oval white sidewall tires, plus stripes and special identification.
Inside this Torino we have a stunning white all-vinyl, bucket seat interior. It’s clearly a pampered car and the first owner kept the car for 45 years!
The standard engine on the Torino GT was was a 302 cubic inch V8 producing 200 horsepower. However, when this car was ordered new the original owner opted for a 390 cubic inch V8 (S code) that outputs 320 horsepower.
The ’69 Ford Torino has a wheelbase of 116″ with overall length of 201.1″ and is 74.8″ wide.
Ford produced 17,951 Torino GT 2-door hardtops for the 1969 model year at a base price of $2,865. In addition to the engine option mentioned above, this particular car also has optional power steering and power brakes (with front discs), bucket seats with center console. In fact, the options on this car has made it 1 of 1 Torino GTs with this combination.
Imagine the scene will you? The husband comes home and says I’ve bought a nice, big family convertible. It’s a Chevrolet with Jet-Smooth ride. He smiles as he turns the key and there is the unmistakable sound of a 409 cubic inch V8 producing 340 horsepower.
Well that’s what this 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible is equipped with. That’s the great thing about these full-size cars. They could just have a six cylinder engine in them or a huge big block like this.
Even the Super Sport (SS) emblems on the rear fender aren’t necessarily a giveaway. In 1963 it was still an equipment package and didn’t necessarily mean you had even a V8 under the hood.
However, being a top-of-the-line Impala with a 409 and the SS package makes this one very desirable car to own. A lot of fun too. With its Tuxedo Black paint (code 900) it’s sure to drawn a lot of attention!
The Super Sport package got you, among other things, an all-vinyl, bucket seat interior with center console.
Power comes from the biggest engine Chevrolet had on offer for 1963 – the 409 cubic inch Turbo-Fire V8 with four-barrel carburetor. This mighty beast produced 340 horsepower!
The base Impala came with a 6 cylinder 230 cubic inch engine. To upgrade to the Turbo-Fire 409/340 engine would have cost the original buyer $350. The heavy-duty 4-speed manual transmission would have added an extra $237. The Super Sport package was $161 and if you factor in the power steering and power brakes costing $86 and $43 respectively, you have an ‘extras’ list costing nearly $900.
Considering the base Impala Convertible cost was $2,971 that was a chunk of extra change to throw down for the car. Production figures are a little vague for Chevrolet’s of this era. We do know that they produced 82,659 Impala Convertibles. We also know that 16,920 Chevy cars had the 409 cubic inch V8 installed (most of which were SS). What we don’t know is the exact amount with this combination.
1954 was an interesting year for Pontiac. Sales were down over 30% but it was the year they produced their five millionth car.
After much bigger changes the previous year, Pontiacs saw few changes for ’54. These included a grille change to incorporate a flat over shape in the center, a new hood ornament and thinner silver streaks that ran down the hood and trunk lid.
The Chieftain came in two trim variants: the Deluxe and Super DeLuxe. This 1954 Pontiac Chieftain Custom Catalina, despite it’s “Custom” name it actually represented Pontiac’s Super DeLuxe trim level. It’s presented here in Winter White over Coral Red
Inside, the dash of the Catalina matches the external Coral Red paint and the upholstery is Coral and Ivory leather. To the right, in the circular chrome housing sits an optional electric clock. Above the glovebox sits an emblem featuring the Pontiac Eight designation to highlight it’s more powerful engine option.
Under the hood sits a 268.4 cubic inch straight eight engine (this was a year before Pontiacs would see a V8) that output 127 horsepower when paired with the optional Dual-Range Hydra-Matic automatic transmission that this car is fitted with (a $178 option when the car was bought new).
Other options on this Chieftain include: power brakes ($38), seven-tube AM radio ($80) and a heater / defroster ($81). Power brakes are relatively rare on these cars with it being the first year they were offered!
Apart from the station wagons the Custom Catalina was the most expensive car in the Chieftain line-up at $2,458 with the 8 cylinder engine. Although individual model production figures aren’t available, we do know that a total of 149,986 Chieftain Eights were built during the 1954 model year.
The one and only 1970 HEMI Challenger named “Vanishing Point” Just look at this unique and rare Dodge Challenger HEMI that comes from 1970’s. This awesome muscle car is called “Vanishing Point” and it was built by Rob Ida automotive. It is equipped with new 426 Hemi engine, redesigned front grill, custom aluminum parts, top grain imported leather, flush-fitted exhaust system, DVD GPS with satellite radio, one-off wheels. The card swipe lock in the driver’s mirror, can you believe it? Check out the video and enjThe one and only 1970 HEMI Challenger named “Vanishing Point”
The one and only 1970 HEMI Challenger named “Vanishing Point” Just look at this unique and rare Dodge Challenger HEMI that comes from 1970’s. This awesome muscle car is called “Vanishing Point” and it was built by Rob Ida automotive. It is equipped with new 426 Hemi engine, redesigned front grill, custom aluminum parts, top grain imported leather, flush-fitted exhaust system, DVD GPS with satellite radio, one-off wheels. The card swipe lock in the driver’s mirror, can you believe it? Check out the video and enjoy!
This 1969 Chevy Camaro is called Draco, and it is the baby of the Fesler Built project. This beautiful car has caught the eye of some magazines and has been part of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. If you have ever built or restored a vehicle on your won, you know how time-absorbing and how hard that may be. The folks from Fesler Built are not the cheapest one for doing a work like this, but they really know their job and they are worth every penny. After they complete their job, they offer the customer a book of more than 100 photos of the restored vehicle. In the book there is an insight of the work they do, and they show the whole restoration, step by step.
This car has a 4L80E Transmission, 6 piston Baer brakes, 19 inches Fesler 901 3 piece black wheels, Sanderson headers, Air Ride Technologies air system and suspension, Gary Sharp paint work, sub-frame connectors, a GM Performance Parts Crate 572 engine, Recaro leather seats, Currie 9inch rear and Ron Francis wires. Enjoy the video!
Classic Recreations is proud to announce the new Villain Mustang.Villain Mustang by Classic Recreations Investment starting at $184,900.
Classic Recreations has designed and built the Villain Mustang with the enthusiast in mind. Each Villain Mustang is hand built at Classic Recreations facility located in Oklahoma.
Villain Mustang Specs :
Color availability: Frozen Silver/Vengeance Black, Bad Guy Orange/ Vengeance Black *Custom Colors available upon request Drivetrain: 427 C.I Crate Engine (545 H.P.) Holley Sniper Fuel Injection Tremec Manual Transmission 9″ Fab 9 Rear w/ 3:70 Gear Ratio and Posi Traction Installed Concept One Pulley System Available Options Coyote 32 Valve 5.0 (No Charge) Automatic 4R70W Transmission (No Charge) Supercharger (770+HP Coyote Engine Only)$10,500
Steering: Rack and Pinion Steering Conversion (Power) Flaming River Tilt Column (polished)
Interior: Scat Rally Series 1000 Seats(Highback) 5 point Camlock Seatbelts Villain Gauges 200mph Speedometer Sparco Aluminum Steering Wheel Old Air Products A/C System Villain Console Available Upgrades KPH Guages $500 Right Hand Drive $12,500 Leather $1200
Stereo system: Pioneer CD Player w/ Removable Face Stillwater Designs 4 Channel Amplifier Stillwater Designs Coxial Speakers Available Upgrades Stillwater Designs Custom Subwoofer and Amplifier $1500 Flip Out DVD with Navigation $1000 GPS Tracking Device $499
Introducing one of Chevrolet’s most glamorous cars for 1964 – the Impala SS. Here’s one in Tuxedo Black that’s done just 58,000 original documented miles.
1964 was a very busy year for Chevy producing a lot of full-size cars. They produced 1.6 million Biscaynes, Bel Airs and Impalas!
The rear panel of the ’64 models was redesigned but still retained the distinctive three tail lights per side on the impala.
Other distinctive Impala features included the color-accented bodyside moldings together with impala lettering and emblem on the rear fender.
Now the Super Sport models were part of their own series, the regular Impala was now the second most expensive series in the Chevrolet line-up.
Your money bought you extra-thick foam cushion seats with leather-grain vinyl (and cloth in the coupe) coverings, extra-long armrests, an electric clock, bright aluminum front seat end panels, Impala center emblem on the steering wheel and a few other interior refinements.