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Chevrolet GoneMad '55 Nomad

Full Build
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Specs of this build include a Roadster Shop Revo Chassis that was custom built to our specs. The engine is an all-aluminum, pump gas 509 cubic inch (based on a 409 w-head), that was dynoed @ 625 hp with equal amounts of torque. It is backed by a Bowler Performance 4l80e heavy duty transmission.

  • Year: 1955
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: GoneMad '55 Nomad
  • Color: Krazy Kiwi over Truffle Butter Gold

Shafirrof Racing 509 W Motor

625 HP/638 Ft lbs


  • World/BMP 409 Aluminum Block w/Steel Billet Caps
  • Scat 4340 4.250″ Stroke Steel Crank
  • Scat 4340 6.385″ H-Beam Steel Rods
  • Clevite 77 “H” Series Main & Rod Bearings
  • Custom 10.75-1 Aluminum Pistons w/Coated Skirts
  • Total Seal Plasma Moly Ring Set
  • 2nd Design Comp “Round Lobe” Billet Hydraulic Roller Cam (1)
  • Special 7/4 Swapped Firing Order
  • Hi-Rev Pro Series Hydraulic Roller Lifters
  • Cloyes Billet True Roller Timing Set w/Torrington Bearing
  • Edelbrock 409 Alum. Heads w/SSRE Proprietary CNC Porting
  • Manley Custom Stainless 2.250/1.750 Valves
  • Isky “Enduro Design” 1.530″ Premium Roller Springs
  • Custom Manley 10° Steel Retainers and Locks
  • ARP Custom Aluminum Block Design Head Stud Kit
  • Comp Cams 1.7 Ultra Pro Magnum Roller Rockers
  • Chromemoly (1) Piece .080″ Wall 3/8″ OD Pushrods
  • Cometic MLS (Multi Layer Steel) Head Gaskets
  • Edelbrock Large Port Intake w/SSRE Port Matching
  • SSRE/Moroso Custom Stroker Oil Pan w/Windage Tray
  • Moroso Race Prepped Oil Pump w/Tig Welded HD Pickup
  • Polished Aluminum Front Cover w/Billet Timing Pointer
  • Hi-Performance Degreed Harmonic Balancer
  • GM® Cast Aluminum Valve Covers w/Polished Fins
  • Edelbrock Vintage Finish 600 CFM Dual Carbs w/Electric Choke
  • Edelbrock Progressive Throttle Linkage
  • MSD Ready To Run Billet Distributor w/Custom Machining
  • Moroso Custom Wires w/Looms
  • Complete Assembly Internally Balanced


Matson Radiator Module kit

-aluminum core support

-dual Spal fans

Billet Specialties Tru Trac front runner kit

3” custom stainless exhaust

1 ⅞” custom stainless headers


Roadster Shop Revo Chassis

-Front mounted Flaming River power rack and pinion

Wilwood forged Pro spindle

-Afco Pro Touring coilovers

-10 gauge, fully boxed, 4”x 4” frame rails

-3” exhaust ports

-Triangulated 4-bar rear suspension


Wheels, Tires and Brakes

Wilwood Brakes

-13” 6-piston front

-13” 4-piston rear

Wilwood Master cylinder

Billet Specialties SLG 15 wheels

-18”x8” front with a 4.250” backspace

-20”x12” rear with a 4” backspace

-Shot peened and painted for Dow 7 mag wheel look

Pirelli PZero tires




Transmission and Rearend

Bowler 4l80E

-Bowler Compushift computer

-1350 Slip Yoke

-Energy Suspension Transmission Mount

-Xtreme Dual Slip Cooler

-Billet 9”x11” Triple Disc Lockup stall converter

Ford 9”

-Pro Iron Case w/Tru Trac Posi

-Chromoly 1350 Yoke

-Forged aluminum pinion support

Rick’s Stainless tank w/dual stage 340 pump


Interior/Paint and body:


Relicate Leather

One piece woodgrain headliner and woodgrain interior trim

Ididit Steering Column

Kenwood head unit

Scat Seats

American Retro Steering wheel

Hela Halogen Tail light conversion

Digitails tail lights

Rocky Hinge motorized fuel filler assm.

Custom fabricated sheet metal door panels, consoles, trunk panel, and mini tubs

Custom fabricated belly pan

Basf Glasurit Paint (Krazy Kiwi with Truffle Butter Gold)

Classic Instruments custom gauges

American Autowire wiring

Vintage Air

-Sure Fit kit