1970 Chevrolet Chevelle
FULLY RESTORED, SS454 CLONE, 454 V8, 4-SPD MANUAL, ORIGINAL BUILD SHEET!
If you are in the market for something a bit more aggressive it doesn't get much better than a big block '70 Chevelle. Chevrolet styling grew more impressive across the board with each year in the 1960s, and in 1970 it introduced one of the classic designs of the muscle-car era in the redesigned Chevelle. The new model featured more curvaceous surfaces, an edgier front-end treatment with recessed quad headlights and maintaining the fastback roof line. For many of the Chevelle faithful, its a constant debate between the '67 and the '70 as to which is the most desirable. Take a look at this blue on blue '70 SS clone and decide for yourself!
This '70 Chevelle was restored 12 years ago with the sole purpose of being a show car, but not a trailer queen. The current owner was very clear that he didn't want a trailer queen. He wanted a vehicle that he planned on putting on the road and driving regularly while attending shows in his free time. That's why he chose the classic 454 big block V8 rather than a modern power plant! The block is a 1983 454 2 bolt main with a casting number of 14015445. It has been bored .060 over, decked, and put back together with Keith Black pistons. The engine fires up easily and sounds just like you'd expect! The 4-speed manual transmission is the perfect choice to pair with a big block, and it shifts through the gears exactly the way you expect a GM transmission of the era to. Nothing feels quite the same as rowing gears in a big block, 4-speed Chevelle!
The exterior is clean and straight, as you can see! During the restoration, the body was fully soda blasted. Both quarter panels have been replaced along with the outer wheel houses and trunk pans, as well as various other smaller patches. The rear fender wells are coated in LINE-X bedliner. The correct 4-speed shifter hump was welded into the floor pan. Lastly, the exterior was painted in PPG Deltron Astro Metallic blue. This is a quality base/clear paint job, and not a “scuff and shoot” style bargain basement respray. All of the glass is new from Auto City Classic, completing the look of a fully restored car.
The underside is just as nice as the topside. The frame was completely disassembled and sand blasted during the restoration, and painted with Chassis Saver GM Restoration paint. All other major chassis components received the same treatment as the frame.
The interior is in excellent overall condition and has clearly been well-maintained since the restoration was completed in 2007. It was a complete PUI interior kit, including all weatherstripping. All new everything was installed at the time of restoration. Plus, nothing matches a blue exterior better than a blue interior! While the build sheet confirms that this is NOT an authentic SS454 car, the correct SS badging is in place and helps this car look the part of what's under the hood.
If you're looking for a drop-dead gorgeous 1970 Chevelle with a 454, 4-speed, and that classic SS look, this may just be the car for you! This is the perfect show car for the enthusiast that wants to drive to the show. It is a high-quality restoration that shows extremely well, and the restoration process was documented very thoroughly. Included in the sale is a binder of receipts and notes from the restoration.
ENGINE QUICK FACTS:
-1983 454 2 Bolt Main
-Bored .060 over
-Block has been decked
-oil areas coated with glylpnol
-Keith Black Hypereutectic small dome
-10:1 compression ratio
-Stock resized rods w/ARP Wavelock bolts
-Steel GM crank 20/20
-3964290 casting # heads, oval port closed chamber
-CC was check 96.2
-Heads milled and valve pockets fully opened
-Stainless valves; 2.19 intake/1.88 exhaust
- Comp Cams Extreme Energy XE-284H-10
-Comp Cams roller rockers, lifters, and 7/16 pushrods
-Edelbrock Performer RPM intake manifold
-Holley 4150 750CFM Double Pumper jetted 73 in front and 76 in back.
-Pertronix distributor with mechanical advance and 50K coil.
-Timing 16 degrees initial/38 degrees total
-Milodon oil pan; holds 6qts including filter
Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704) 663-0432 or visit www.SheltonClassics.com
DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning YES
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights NO
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Keys – Ignition, Trunk & Door YES
Runs & Drives YES
- Engine Type
- Engine Size
- 454 V8
- Fuel Specification
- Body Color
- Body Style
- Paint Type
- Interior Color
- Secondary Interior Color
- Seating Type
- Seat Material
- Shifter Type
- Center Console
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