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The Car
  • 1976 Chevrolet Nova SS
  • Fiberglass Cowl Induction hood from: Unlimited Performance Products
  • Color: Silver (GM code 13)
  • Paint by: The Uni-Body Shop (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Fiberglass bumpers from: VFN Fiberglass Inc.
  • Weight: 3310 lbs
  • Power Steering
  • Power Brakes
  • Miscellaneous trim pieces from: Bryner Chevrolet Parts Dept. (Jenkintown, PA)

The Interior
  • Color: Firethorn Red
  • Buckets from a 1981 Chevrolet Monza
  • Reupholstering by: J&J Seat Covers (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Carpet from: Auto Custom Carpets
  • Steering Wheel from a mid-70's Corvette
  • Console from a 1976 Nova

The Engine
  • 327 cid from a 1969 Camaro
  • Rebuilt by: Speed Equip Engine Shop (Andalusia, PA)
  • 9.5 compression ratio
  • 1969 stock 441 iron heads (1.94"/1.50" valves)
  • 1966 L79 hydraulic cam (.447" lift, 221 dur @ .050)
  • Eldelbrock Performer RPM intake
  • 750 cfm Holley vacuum secondary
  • Eldelbrock Victor Jr. aluminum water pump
  • MSD Distributor, 6A box, Heli-Core wires
  • Hooker headers
  • Flowmaster Force II exhaust system
  • March Performance underdrive pulleys
  • GM CS130 alternator [ SI to CS conversion ]

The Trans
  • 1971 TH350 from a El Camino (B&M shift kit)
  • Rebuilt by: Jerry's Transmission (Philadelphia, PA)
  • B&M 3000 HoleShot converter
  • Hurst Pro-Matic 2 shifter

The Chassis
  • 1973 8.5" 10 bolt rear from a Nova
  • Eaton Posi unit
  • 3.90 Richmond gears
  • Rear built by: Wayne Jack Rearends (Johnstown, PA)
  • GM aluminum rear drums from a late 80's Camaro
  • Calvert Racing "CalTrac" Traction Bars
  • Competition Engineering Frame Connectors
  • Competition Engineering Drag Shocks
  • Hurst Line-Lock [ Wiring Diagram ]

The Wheels
  • 15 x 5 (3.5" backspacing) Weld DragLite II front
  • 15 x 8 (4.5" backspacing) Weld DragLite II rear

The Tires
  • 215/65-R15 BF Goodrich Radial T/A's front
  • 255/60-R15 BF Goodrich Radial T/A's rear
  • 235/60-R15 BF Goodrich Drag Radials rear
  • 26 x 10.5 x 15 Mickey Thompson Sportsman Pro rear

The Car

The Interior

The Engine
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Carb to Cowl pan
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The Flomaster Exhaust
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Click here to dowload a WAV file of the exhaust. (830k)


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BF Goodrich Radial T/A BF Goodrich Drag Radials

Auto Custom Carpets, Inc.
1429 Noble Street - PO Box 1350
Anniston, AL 36202
1-800-352-8216

Bryner Chevrolet
140 York Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Parts Department: (215) 887-7120

Calvert Racing
42156 10th Street West Unit V
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 948-1490

Eppie's Tire Service
9409 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19115-4301
(215) 464-8200

J&J Auto Seat Cover Co.
4901 Levick Street
Philadelphia, PA 19135
(215) 335-3301 - (215) 335-3302

Jeg's High Performance Mail Order
751 East 11th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211
1-800-345-4545
Jerry's Transmission
5960 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19149-3692
(215) 289-1921 - (215) 289-1010

March Performance, Inc.
5820 Hix Road
Westland, MI 48185
(313) 729-9070

Montgomery's Automotive
409 Baeder Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 576-9305 e-mail

Speed Equip Corp.
779 Bristol Pike
Andalusia, PA 19220
(215) 639-0555

The Uni-Body Shop
Bingham & Napfle Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 342-5850

Unlimited Performance Products
560 West Rincon
Corona, CA 91720
(909) 735-7770
VFN Fiberglass Inc.
501 Interstate Road
Addison, IL 60101
(708) 543-0232 - 1-888-VFN-WINS

Wayne Jack Rearend
82 Fairfield Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15906
(814) 536-5225

Weld Racing
933 Mulberry Street
Kansas City, MO 64101
1-800-488-WELD

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