1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
1956 Chevy 210
TECH SPEC

Car: 1956 Chevy 210
Owner: Colin Lazenby

TUNING
13.5.litre, Sonny’s Automotive Racing (S.A.R.) designed for IHRA Pro Stock; built around a CN ‘solid’ aluminium billet block (no water jackets); ‘stepped’ nitrous liners; Sonny Bryant billet crank and BME aluminium connecting rods; SAR Hemi Heads with T&D rockers; PSI springs and titanium valves – the cam provides for a massive 1.250 lift and it’s fair to say it’s a little unforgiving on valve springs! SAR custom fabricated aluminium intake with 2 x 4 barrel ‘split’ Dominators with the extra power adder of ‘Speedtech’ fogger nozzles with ‘Wilson’ Pro Flow nitrous/fuel solenoids (capable of around 700bhp) by Clive Bond; exhaust system by ARRC, with custom fabricated headers (2.75” primaries) 5” main pipes and BORLA silencers; Cooling (for the heads only) is by Pace with a Meziere remote pump while engine and transmission oil cooling is by Clive Bond. Transmission The best on the planet by Rossler’s, Girard, Ohio. 210, 3 speed with a dedenbear bellhousing. Coupled to a Chance 10” bolt-together converter, courtesy of Carl Rossler. Meziere flex plate.

CHASSIS
ARRC 4130 chrome moly tube to SFI 25.1E. Mark Williams aluminium 9in rear axle assembly and prop shaft; Strange half shafts; Precision rear gear, ratio 3.00 (we’re on our 6th ratio); front suspension is custom Strange struts by Andy Robinson and Strange; front brakes: two-piston Strange set-up. Rear brakes: Citroen BX calipers and Mercedes discs; Rear wheels: 15x15in Weld Magnum Pro twin beadlock with 21.5x15x33 Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pros or Hoosier Quick Times – ‘proper’ treaded tyres. Front wheels are 4.5×15 Magnum Pro’s with M/T Front Runners for racing; Weld Pro Stars and Michelins for the street.

INTERIOR
rear wheel tubs and the custom carbon-fibre dash by ARRC/DRE; ‘Dakota Digital’ Speedo bezel by ARRC with reproduction radio cassette by Classic Chevy International; all other vital functions for oil temperature, transmission oil temperature and rev counter all by Autometer; ARRC aluminium seats covered by Neil Tadman ’56’ seat covers – an anniversary gift from Ann-Marie! Black carpet foot-well mats by ARRC; Original headlining and interior courtesy light.

EXTERIOR
Body is original, steel VIN plated 1956 210 Sedan. GRP front end, boot lid and doors; carbon and Kevlar removable lower rear quarters (for rear wheel changes); lexan side windows, front and rear moulded polycarbonate screens by ARRC/DRE.

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