The high-water mark of the muscle car era is usually credited as 1970, and for good reason; Chevrolet was now stuffing high-powered 454 engines into Chevelles. Adding a larger displacement above the still-available 396 (402) offered buyers the option to order the most powerful production car of that era.
The 1970-1972 Chevelles remain the most collectible of the model to this day. Author and historian Dale McIntosh pairs with restoration expert Rick Nelson to provide this bible of authenticity on the legendary 1970, 1971, and 1972 Chevelle models.
Everything about restoring your Chevelle back to bone-stock is covered meticulously, including step-by-step instructions for chassis and interior restoration. Understanding date variances on parts applicable to the build date of your Chevelle is vital to a factory-correct restoration, and including them in this book provides a depth of coverage on these cars that is unequaled.
Restoring a 1970-1972 Chevelle back to concours correct takes a certain amount of expertise. Thankfully, Rick and Dale have done a lot of the heavy lifting on the research side. With this authenticity guide, you can be confident that you have all the correct components and options accurately and expertly represented for your stock restoration. These fine details put the Chevelle Restoration and Authenticity Guide 1970-1972 a cut above the rest.
About the Authors
Dale McIntosh became a Chevelle enthusiast when he purchased his first black/black 1967 SS396 in the fall of 1967. Dale operates ChevelleStuff.net and is a leading expert in the Chevelle community on cars ranging from 1964 through 1972.
He has numerous Chevelle “Registry” websites as well. Dale has also authored Chevelle Data and ID Guide 1964-1972, The Definitive Chevelle SS Guide: 1964-1972, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS: Muscle Cars In Detail No. 1 and has co-authored Chevelle Restoration and Authenticity Guide: 1970-1972.
Rick Nelson has been involved with Chevelles since acquiring his very first one in 1981, a 1969 SS396 Chevelle. He and a friend then started the North American Super Sports car club and Rick started a restoration business restoring all types of Chevrolets. He obtained the second-highest scoring LS6 Chevelle in the country in 2002, and is regarded as one of the leading authorities on the 1970 Chevelle.
- Format : Paperback
- Pages : 240
- Size : 8.5 X 11 (inches)
- Illustrations : 544 color photos