Facts & Figures
Lou Querusio
Mendon, Massachusetts
’58 Chevrolet Impala
Chassis
Frame / Manufacturer stock / Chevrolet
Modifications suspension by Xtreme Restorations Inc. (Slatersville, RI)
Chassis plumbing steel
Rearend / Ratio stock / 3.23:1
Rear suspension Air Ride Technologies (Jasper, IN) ShockWave
Rear brakes stock drum
Front suspension Air Ride Technologies ShockWave w/ Hotchkis (Santa Fe Springs, CA) tubular upper control arms & antiroll bar
Front brakes Master Power Brakes (Mooresville, NC) disc
Master cylinder SSBC (Clarence, NY) dual w/ power booster
Steering box ’88 Jeep Wagoneer
Wheel covers Wheel Vintiques (Fresno, CA) bullet caps
Front wheel make, size Wheel Vintiques Billet Smoothie, 15x8
Rear wheel make, size Wheel Vintiques Billet Smoothie, 15x8
Front tire make, size Diamond Back Classics (Conway, SC), P235/75R15
Rear tire make, size Diamond Back Classics, P235/75R15
Engine
Make Chevrolet
Displacement 348 (.030” overbore)
Machining / Assembly Richard Desautels of Xtreme Restorations
Crankshaft steel
Rods stock, shot peened
Pistons TRW 10:1
Camshaft Crane Cams (Daytona Beach, FL), 480-lift, 225-duration
Water pump Xtreme Restorations custom reverse-flow
Cooling fan electric
Radiator Be Cool (Essexville, MI) aluminum
Alternator Powermaster (Knoxville, TN) 160-amp, chrome
Heads stock, ported
Valves / Springs Manley (Lakewood, NJ)
Rockers steel
Valve covers Offenhauser (Los Angeles, CA)
Manifold / Induction Offenhauser six-pot / Rochester 2GC
Ignition / Wires MSD (El Paso, TX)
Headers Sanderson (S. San Francisco, CA)
Exhaust / Mufflers 2” aluminized / DynoMax (Monroe, MI)
Other engine facts engine pulleys, brackets, custom electric exhaust cutouts by Xtreme Restoration
Transmission
Make TCI Automotive (Ashland, MS) 700-R4
Converter B&M Racing & Performance Products (Chatsworth, CA)
Trans mods TCI Automotive
Driveshaft custom one-piece, Cockroft Inc. (Providence, RI)
Body
Body style / Material coupe / steel
Body manufacturer Chevrolet
Body mods custom front fender moldings by Xtreme Restorations
Hood nosed
Grille custom bullet grille by Xtreme Restorations
Bodywork Xtreme Restorations
Paint type / Color PPG / Cashmere Blue
Painter Ken LaFlemme of Xtreme Restorations
Headlights stock w/ half-moon chrome covers
Other body items continental kit & custom third brake light by Xtreme Restorations
Interior
Insert custom engine turned by Xtreme Restorations
Stereo stock AM converted to accept FM & 180 watts
Air conditioning custom by Xtreme Restorations
Wiring Painless Performance (Fort Worth, TX)
Steering wheel stock w/ custom paint & engine-turned insert
Upholsterer Rick Trebino of Xtreme Restorations
Material / Color vinyl / blue w/ tri-color blue inserts
Carpet blue loop pile
Other interior items custom gauge panel hidden in tissue dispenser by Xtreme Restorations