1969 Chevrolet Chevelle

Custom Pro-Touring Build: Blending Old-School Looks With Modern Technology

If you’re a classic car enthusiast, you’ll love this custom 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle. With only 1,000 miles added since its completion, this Pro Touring master work is the perfect blend of old-school looks and modern technology.

The Heart of the Beast: Texas Speed LS3 430 CI Engine

The effort to turn this Chevrolet into a statement starts underneath the cowl induction-style hood, where a Texas Speed LS3 430 CI engine resides. This powerhouse is capable of producing 650 HP and features forged internals, a Holley HP engine management system with Sniper components, and individual coil packs. It is backed up by a Tremec TKO 5-speed manual transmission using a McLeod twin-disc clutch and a Moser Pro Street 12-bolt rear end with True-Trac Positraction and 3.73 gears.

The engine is the heart of any vehicle, and this Chevelle’s heart is a Texas Speed LS3 430 CI engine. With 650 horsepower and a Holley HP engine management system with Sniper components, this engine is a true powerhouse. The forged internals and individual coil packs add durability and reliability, while the Tremec TKO 5-speed manual transmission and McLeod twin-disc clutch make shifting gears a breeze. The Moser Pro Street 12-bolt rear end with True-Trac Positraction and 3.73 gears ensures that all that power gets to the ground.

Detroit Speed Suspension and 4-Wheel Wilwood Disc Brakes

The underpinnings of this car are now Detroit Speed suspension layouts beneath both front and rear, with coilover double adjustable shocks, a Hydratech Hydroboost master cylinder, and 4-wheel Wilwood disc brakes. These upgrades ensure that the car handles like a dream and stops on a dime. The suspension is now Detroit Speed suspension layouts beneath both front and rear, with coilover double adjustable shocks. The Hydratech Hydroboost master cylinder ensures that the brakes are responsive and consistent, while the 4-wheel Wilwood disc brakes provide ample stopping power.

A Stunning Exterior

The exterior of this Chevelle is redone in super clean white with an OEM-style black side stripe on each side, minimalist chrome trim, and dark window tint. An adjustable spoiler has been added to the decklid, giving it an aggressive stance. The exterior of this Chevelle is sleek and stylish, with a super clean white paint job and an OEM-style black side stripe on each side. The chrome trim has been kept to a minimum, giving the car a modern, minimalist look. The dark window tint adds a touch of mystery and privacy, while the adjustable spoiler on the decklid gives the car an aggressive stance.

A Comfortable Interior

Inside, you’ll find a black TMI interior with front bucket seats, a custom center console with a carbon-design ball-knob shifter and cup holders, and a revised dash filled with Auto Meter gauges. The chrome-theme steering wheel and foot pedals add a touch of elegance, while the Vintage Air heat and air conditioning keep you comfortable no matter the weather. The interior of this Chevelle is just as impressive as the exterior. The black TMI interior is stylish and comfortable, with front bucket seats that provide ample support. The custom center console features a carbon-design ball-knob shifter and cup holders, while the revised dash is filled with Auto Meter gauges. The chrome-theme steering wheel and foot pedals add a touch of elegance to the interior, while the Vintage Air heat and air conditioning keep you comfortable no matter what the weather is like outside.

Unique Touches

There are dual outside mirrors, body-matched bumpers and even a refitted trunk with custom paneling. The finishing touch is the set of special Rushforth 18-inch wheels and Nitto radial tires, 245/40/18 front and 295/40/18 rear. These wheels and tires not only look great, but they also provide excellent handling and traction on the road.

Conclusion

The 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle was a mainstay of Main Street back in its heyday, and this custom build carries on that legacy with a serious attitude. With its powerful engine, upgraded suspension, and stunning exterior and interior, this Chevelle is sure to turn heads wherever it goes. Whether you’re a classic car enthusiast or just appreciate great design and engineering, this Pro Touring master work is not to be missed.

FAQs

1. How many miles has this Chevelle traveled since its completion?

This Chevelle has only traveled 1,000 miles since its completion.

2. What engine does this Chevelle have?

This Chevelle is powered by a Texas Speed LS3 430 CI engine producing 650 HP.

3. What kind of suspension does this Chevelle have?

This Chevelle has Detroit Speed suspension layouts beneath both front and rear, with coilover double adjustable shocks.

4. What kind of brakes does this Chevelle have?

This Chevelle has 4-wheel Wilwood disc brakes.

5. What kind of tires does this Chevelle have?

This Chevelle has Nitto radial tires, 245/40/18 front and 295/40/18 rear.