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1970 Chevy Nova - In-Nova-Tion

Chris Alston's Chassisworks - '70 Nova

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BY THE NUMBERS - CHRIS ALSTON’S CHASSIWORKS ’70 NOVA
Total cost of parts: $8,200
Estimated install time: 19 hours
Install note: Bolt in with no floor modifications
Type: LS series – 614 hp
Block: Aluminum World Products, 427 cui
Fuel Delivery: 4150-series by AED fuel systems
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Bowler 4L65e, Twist Machine paddle shifter
Rearend: Fab-9 rear, Posi, 3.70 gears
CHASSIS/SUSPENSION
Steering: Power rack – DSE pump
Front Suspension: Air Ride Tech StrongArm tubular upper and lower control arms
Rollbar: Bolt-In TigerCage
Front Shocks: Air Ride Shockwaves
Front Swaybar: Alston 1.00-inch
Rear Suspension: Air Ride AirBar four-link
Rear Shocks: Air Ride Shockwaves
Front Brakes: 13-inch rotor, 6-piston caliper, Wilwood
Rear Brakes: 13-inch rotor, 4-piston caliper, Wilwood
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Intro Phantom, 18x10 rear, 18x8 front
Tires: 295/35x18 rear and 245/40x18 front Nitto NT01 100 treadwear
RESULTS
  Nova C5 Vette
Skidpad: 0.88 g 0.90 g
Slalom: 48.8 mph 44.7 mph
Autocross: 45.80 sec 47.89 sec.
SOURCES
Chris Alston's Chassisworks
8861 Younger Creek Dr.
Sacramento
CA  95828
8-00/-722-2269
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