1970 Chevelle Convertible

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1970 Chevelle Convertible

In search of having the baddest '70 Chevelle Convertible on the planet, this customer has chosen some of the best aftermarket components for this ride. From lightweight titanium fasteners to a 900hp fuel injected Big Block Chevy, this Chevelle will have all of the best pro-touring capabilities thrown into a classic muscle car.
That's why our tagline is "Where Classic Style Meets Modern Technology"!

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance bolt-in G-Machine chassis
  • Ridetech triple-adjustable coilovers
  • Power steering rack
  • Baer 14" 6-piston Extreme Plus brake system w/rear floater kit


  • Shafiroff all-aluminum 900hp 598ci BBC with multiport EFI
  • Edelbrock intake custom ported by Wilson Manifolds
  • Holley Dominator harness & ECU
  • Billet Specialties black anodized billet serpentine drive system
  • Carbon fiber valve covers w/titanium fasteners


  • Tremec T56 Magnum, close ratio
  • High performance twin disc clutch & aluminum flywheel
  • Custom carbon fiber driveshaft by The Driveshaft Shop 
  • Moser full-floating 9" housing
  • Moser aluminum third member, 31 spline axles, TrueTrac differential, 3.70 gear

Wheels & Tires

  • Forgeline DE3S centerlock wheels, satin black center, gloss inner & outer, titanium hardware, 19x9.5 front, 19x12.5 rear
  • Michelin PS2 tires, 275/35/19 front, 345/30/19 rear

Paint & Body

  • Z06 Corvette Velocity Yellow w/ SS stripes
  • Anvil carbon fiber hood, mirrors, and trunk lid
  • Custom carbon inlay ahead of trunk
  • Fesler billet hood & trunk hinges


  • Full custom upholstery by Cassin Customizing in Woodstock, IL
  • Custom leather Cobra brand seats w/yellow stitching
  • Fesler fiberglass door panels, customized for Audiofrog speakers
  • Leather-wrapped dash
  • Ironworks billet gauge cluster
  • Autometer carbon fiber gauges
  • Vintage Air Gen IV A/C system
  • NuRelics power window kit w/custom control panel
  • Keyless entry system w/key fob
  • Pioneer head unit, Audiofrog speakers, 10" sub, 4 channel & mono amps

Other Features

  • AutoRad aluminum core support assembly & radiator w/electric fan
  • Davis Technologies traction control system
  • Titanium fasteners throughout chassis & body
  • Rick's Hotrods stainless EFI fuel tank with internal EFI pump & Vaporworx CTS-V fuel pump system

Original & disassembly gallery

Chassis fabrication & installation gallery

Sheet metal fabrication gallery

Assembly before paint gallery

Bodywork and paint prep gallery

Paint and body assembly gallery

Interior / upholstery gallery

Final assembly gallery