• Austin Hatcher Foundation - 1971 Chevy Suburban

Part 6: Suspension

PJ and the guys at Chimera Customs have been very busy! The old suspension and lift kit have been removed, the frame has been blasted and the new bits have been added. It’s almost time for a new engine!

Part 7: Engine

PJ and the crew at Chimera Customs installed the brand new Katech Performance engine. Midnight Grace will be powered by a Chevy LS3 prepped by Katech. Here is the dyno sheet on this particular engine:

That’s peak horsepower of 522 and 485 ft-lbs. of torque. Midnight Grace will not be slow! Katech makes the engines that power the Prototype Challenge class in the Tudor United Sportscar Championship. Midnight Grace will definitely be quick! 🙂

Part 8: Front End Build

Chimera Customs has been busy. This week we have the rebuilt front end to show off. Getting closer to paint and interior. Can’t wait!

Part 9: Rear Doors Re-installed

Chimera Customs has re-installed the rear doors on the 1971 Chevy 3-Door Suburban.

Part 10: New Coat of Paint

Back from the paint booth. Midnight Grace is getting closer to completion and ready for her debut at auction to benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation. We will have some more updates coming soon as we getting closer and closer to completion!