1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE COUPE ALTERED GASSER - 97210 Sold* at Scottsdale 2011 - Lot #955 1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE COUPE ALTERED GASSER //cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/97210/97210_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #955


Auction Scottsdale 2011
Status Sold
Lot 955
Year 1966
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 136176Z125068
Exterior Color WHITE
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 468
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC

Lot #955 - One-of-a-kind, this period correct, street legal, altered '66 Chevelle is one of the only known renditions of Bruce Larson's famous USA-1 racer that is now on display at Don Garlit's museum. Fresh out of SEMA and the NHRA Hot Rod reunion. Professionally built Award winning show, drag and street car. Ghost Runner is a new build, all-steel, period correct, altered with only minor changes for safety and street use consideration. Chassis is a double tube frame construction custom build with straight axle front end and ladder bar, coilover rear suspension system. Body is all-steel, rust-free California Malibu body with all steel panels custom formed to accommodate 15" rear axle forward location. Tilting front end is an easy one man operation with a single front hinge locking mechanism. Motor is a custom built big block Chevy 468cid street legal featuring forged racing parts from j&e, crane,comp scat, mahie. Brakes are GM disc front with big Ford drums rear. Front discs set up with B&M line lock with steering wheel button activation. Steering is a manual box, very tight easy steering that tracks well and drives great. Currie Ford 9" rear end with locker, 3.50 gears and 31-spline axles. GM Turbo 400 race prepared with 3,000 stall B&M converter. Hidden transmission cooler with electric fan and B&M shifter controls. Hurst cheater slicks and BFGoodrich Silvertowns on Americans. 15-gallon fuel cell with trunk mounted filter and shut off feeding a new Hilborn mechanical pump system and big injection. Pump gas E85 fuel with 105 octane. BeCool aluminum radiator painted black to look old school with a front mounted fan. Stewart Warner gauges with full control panel of switches for primer, start, radiator fan, transmission fan, exhaust cutout switch, headlights, horn, wipers, turn signals and removable steering wheel. PPG bright white with all graphics in vinyl so you can change the look easily. Custom doubled stitched diamond pattern interior by Seat Works and Vince Delgado. NHRA certified for 8.5 second runs. Ghost Runner is unique, cool, old and new and simply one-of-a-kind. No numbers match but nothing else can match it either. Great for the racer, collector or weekend show goer, and made to be driven. run in ghost runner dress, run her all white or put on usa 1 graphics and run. this baby is born to run.