Car'64 convertible
OwnerCharles Long
BlockGMPP ZZ383 iron with four-bolt main bearings
Displacement383 cubic inches
Compression Ratio10.4:1
HeadsGMPP Fast Burn Aluminum
ValvesStainless 2.00/1.55
CamshaftGM hydraulic roller; 0.509/0.528-in lift,
222/230-deg duration, 112-deg LSA
Rocker ArmsGM 1.5:1 roller
PistonsHypereutectic aluminum
Crankshaft4340 steel, nitrided and induction-hardened
RodsForged steel
Intake ManifoldTPIS Mini-Ram
Throttle BodyTPIS 58mm
Fuel PumpBosch electric
Fuel InjectorsBosch 30-lb/hr
IgnitionMSD 8057 electronic and Super Conductor
8.5mm wires
Engine ManagementTPIS speed density
Exhaust SystemSanderson ceramic-coated headers with
1 3/4-in primaries, stainless-steel side pipes
TransmissionStock Muncie M-20 Close Ratio 4-Speed
Front SuspensionF40-style HD springs and shocks, 1 1/8-in
stabilizer bar
Rear SuspensionHD shocks and composite monospring,
big-block rear stabilizer bar
Rear EndStock Posi-traction with 3.70 gears
BrakesStock drums, stainless lines and hoses
WheelsAluminum knock-offs
TiresCoker Classic Redline Radials, P205/75R15
(front and rear)
Fuel Octane93
Weight3,180 lbs
Current Mileage3,000
Miles Driven WeeklyApproximately 50