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1972 Chevy Nova - Generation Nova

Blue, Blown and Brutally Fast

By Andrew Schear

TECH SPECS

Owner
Chris Deglmann

Vehicle
'72 Nova

Engine
2000 Merlin II 540" block, Merlin R345 heads, 4340 forged steel crank, 4340 H-beam rods, JE forged blower pistons, 8.5:1 compression, Crane cam, Littlefield intake, Littlefield 6-71 blower10% under driven assembled by Speed-O-Motive (626/869-0270), MSD 6AL ignition, modified 2" Hooker headers, 3.5" dual exhaust by Lyons Muffler (760/744-8010) and Flowmaster two chamber mufflers

Transmission
1986 GM 700R4 overdrive, 3,000 rpm converter

Suspension
(F) Stock suspension, Competition Engineering 2-way adjustable shocks
(R) Fabricated four-link, FAB9 housing, 4.11:1 locker, Aldan coilovers and Wilwood disc brakes

Wheels
(F) 15"x3.5"
(R) 15"x14"

Tires
(F) Mickey Thompson, Sportsman, 165R15
(R) Mickey Thompson, Sportsman, 31"x18.5"x15"

Interior
PRP high back bucket seats, powder coated door panels, custom aluminum dash, R.J. Simrock (619/258-8804), custom headliner, Tony's Custom Upholstery (760/591-9686), Auto Meter 2"gauges and Le Carra steering wheel

Exterior
Fiberglass Unlimited cowl hood, PPG Bahama Blue paint, D & J Truck and Auto Repair, San Marcos, California (760/744-5440)

By Andrew Schear
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