1963 Chevrolet Nova - Church Boys Racing

From Low Life to the High life

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While the CBR Nova wasn’t the quickest car around our Streets of Willow circuit, it had a tremendous level of grip, and we would not have minded driving it anywhere. Those in the market for a cost-effective, suspension soluton for their early Chevy II would be wise to consider this setup.

Specifications
Church Boys Racing
Engine
Type: 2002 5.7L LS1
Block: Iron
Fuel Delivery: GM Fuel Injection
Drivetrain
Transmission: 4L60E
Clutch or Stall: Stock
Rearend: Factory 10-bolt, with 3:36 gears and a posi
Chassis/Suspension
Chassis: Factory
Front Suspension: bolt-on CBR tubular control arms
Steering: New CBR bolt–in rack-and-pinion conversion (3 turns lock to lock)
Springs: 450lbs, 2-inch drop
Spindles: Stock GM
Shocks: CBR, double adjustable
Sway Bar: 1-inch diameter, 295lb rating
Brakes: Right Stuff, CBR signature series 13-inch rotors, 4 piston calipers
Rear Suspension: CBR triangulated 4-link
Springs: 175lbs
Shocks: CBR, double adjustable
Sway Bar: 3/4-inch diameter, 222lb rating
Brakes: Right Stuff, CBR signature series 12-inch rotors, 4-piston calipers
Wheels & Tires
Wheels: American Racing VN327 Rally 17x8 front and rear
Tires: Nitto NT05, P235/40R17 front and P255/40R17 rear
Cost of Suspension:
$5,808.55 without brakes
Weight
Total: 3,199
LF: 815, RF: 930
LR: 745, RR: 708
Percentage
F: 54.6, R: 45.4
Results
Skid Pad: CW 0.89g, CCW 0.89g, Average 0.89g
Slalom: Best 45.5 mph, Average of 5 runs 45.5 mph
Road Course: Best 1:09.36, Average of 5 runs 1:10.06
Baseline 1
2013 Camaro
Skid Pad: CW 0.88g, CCW 0.88g, Average 0.88g
Slalom: Best 45.5 mph, Average of 5 runs 45.5 mph
Road Course: Best 1:05.56, Average of 5 runs 1:06.20

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