Tech Articles

* Build Sheet Myths/Facts

* Engine Gauges

* Oil Pans

* Ported or Manifold Vacuum?

* Reading a Vacuum Gauge

* The Fisher Body Number Plate for Chevelles

* Timing 101

* 1968 Chevelle Dash Removal (.pdf file) ~ Courtesy Bill Lessenberry


Tech Information Links


Naturally the weights will vary depending on accessories.

General information you may find useful concerning the 1964 through 1972 Chevelles

Chevelle & El Camino Registries

* Chevelle Registry ~ Any 1964-1982 Chevelle that doesn't fit into one of the specialty registries below
* El Camino Registry ~ 1964-1987 El Camino
* Laguna Registry - 1974-1976 Laguna Type S-3
* L78 Registry ~ 1966-1970 Chevelle with documented L78 engine
* L79 Registry ~ 1965-1968 Chevelle/Chevy II/Corvette with documented L79 engine
* LS3 Registry ~ 1970-1972 Chevelles (non-SS) with documented LS3 engine
* LS5 Registry ~ 1970-1972 Chevelle with documented LS5 engine
* LS6 Registry ~ 1970 Chevelle with documented LS6 engine
* Malibu Registry - All 1978-1983 Chevrolet Malibus (G-body)
* Super Sport Registry ~ 1964-1965 Malibu SS and documented 1971-1972 SS optioned Chevelles with 350 engines
* SS396 Registry ~ 1966-1972 Chevelles with documented SS Equipment option with 396/402 engine
* YF3 Heavy Chevy Registry ~ 1971 & 1972 Chevelles with documented YF3 option - all available engines
* Lost Chevelles ~ List your lost 1964-1972 Chevelle/El Camino
* Acadian/Beaumont Registry - 1962-1971 Acadians/Beaumonts

* HHR Registry ~ 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR (Heritage High Roof)
* Impala SS Registry - 1961-1969 Impala SS Registry

* Chevrolet Longroof Wagons Registry - Where is my 1964-1972 Chevelle today?
* 300 Wagons Registry - 1964/1965 2-door Station Wagons

Tech Information

* Is an El Camino a Chevelle?

* Adding Aftermarket Gauges to 1966/1967 Instrument Clusters
* 1966/1967 Instrument Cluster Identification
* Body & Driveline Assembly (raw engine assemblies)
* Canadian Chevelle Information and the 1966 & 1967 Malibu SS
* Chevelle Assembly Plants
* Chevrolet Assembly Plants
* Chevrolet VIN Charts
* Chevelle Club Sites
* Chevelle Family Tree
* Chevelle Frames
* Chevelle Series/Model Lineup
* Chevrolet CE engine breakdown
* Chevelle Radios
* Engine Assembly for Flint and Tonawanda w/engine shipping photos
* Engine Mounts and Frame Stands
* Electric Choke - How to wire for a Holley
* Electric Ammeter & Volt Meter Installation
* Engine suffix codes - 1964 through 1975
* Fuel Pressure Regulators and Gauges
* General Automotive Formulas - Cubic Inch Displacement, MPH, Gear Ratio, etc.
* General Motors Restoration Kit
* Paint/Plating, Engine Compartment
* Paint, Special Order Body
* Partial VIN Locations
* Personal Chevelle websites
* Radios - Chevelle
* Rear End Widths, Chevelle & Ford
* Reported GM Strikes
* Super Sport Synopsis - just what is a Super Sport anyway?
* Torque Specifications for Graded Bolts
* Trim Tag Codes for 64-67 Chevelles
* Oklahoma Trim Tag Law (Nov 1, 2007)
* Vehicle Identification Number Tampering
* Vintage Vehicle Services Documentation Point of Contact
* Window Stickers - Pontiac Historical Services

Reference Materials

* Shop Manuals/How To
* Reference
* Assembly Manuals & More

Fallacy

* Chevelle Numbers Fallacies

Ripley's Corner

* Trivia for different years

Tech Links and Articles

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Various state procedures to obtain a new VIN with examples.

Errata for Alan Colvin's "Chevrolet by the numbers"  1960-1964, 1965-1969, and 1970-1975

Electrical

* Accessory wiring with relays
* Fuel Gauge Diagnosis - Reprinted with permission of Fred Aldrich
* Headlight wiring with relays
* HEI ignition conversion
* How a typical Bosch relay works
* How to wire an electric fan w/Bosch-type relay

Miscellaneous

* AN (Army/Navy) fittings and hoses
* Conversion of 1/8-mile to 1/4-mile times
* GM "Restoration Kit"
* GM "Special Paint" Discussions
* Heater Control Levers - 1966 and 1967 Chevelle with A/C
* Horn grounding strap on 66 big block steering rag joint
* Julian Calendar ~ Non-leap year
* Julian Calendar ~ Leap year

Transmission/Rear End/Suspension

* Auto transmission fluid temperatures and life expectancy
* Automatic transmission lengths
* GM Automatic transmission descriptions
* Differences in 64-66 and 67 Clutch/Brake Pedal Assemblies
* Muncie 4-speed Tower w/Hurst Shifter
* Ratio Drop Between Gears in GM transmissions
* Rear End/Chassis Information
* Speedo Gear Selection - Reprinted with permission of Fred Aldrich

Under the hood - Tune up

* Alternator ~ Recommended wire sizes
* Your Cooling System
* Ford Solenoid or 30 amp relay for hot starts
* GM LS6/LS7 Crate Motors
* How to read a vacuum gauge
* Valve Lash Adjustment
* Water Pumps - Chevrolet small block and big block

Wheels/Tires/Chassis

* 1967 Chevelle Frame Dimensions
* 1968 to 1972 Chevelle Frame Dimensions
* Rear End Widths ~ Chevy vs. Ford + pictures of 66 & 67 and later spring mounts
* Tire information ~ sizes/ratings/etc.
* Tire sidewall information and size conversions
* Tire size calculation ~ Miata *
* Tire size conversions ~ i.e.; 670x15 = 215x15
* Wheel offset ~ backspacing
* Tire and wheel combinations ~ What fits what?

* "..by the numbers" errata