This is the view most folks get to see when Colbert mashes on the throttle and all 450 hp of the big-block Chevrolet responds to his command. "This is a fun car to drive," Colbert said.This is the view most folks get to see when Colbert mashes on the throttle and all 450 hp Close friend Zur gets the credit for performing all the delicate bodywork on the '69, while Colbert personally sprayed the Nova himself in PPG Garnet Red with clearcoat. Upon completion, the car was treated to a set of traditional white vinyl Yenko SC graphics. As can be expected, both the black vinyl interior and trunk have both been restored to 100 percent technically correct condition. The interior features the original Yenko Chevrolet-Stewart Warner 8,000-rpm tachometer and three-gauge cluster (oil, water, volt) hanging below the dash, along with the factory AM radio, rubber floormats, etc. The same thing goes for the Deuce's trunk. It has the factory spare tire, the jack, floor mat, and even the correct jacking instruction stickers. Heck, Colbert's Nova's even got the correct-year IllinoisDealer's plate! "I've gotten a lot of compliments on the car, and I am very pleased with the finished product," Colbert said. To date, the car has run 13.05 on bias-ply street tires, and 11.05 on slicks with open headers. What more could you ask for? Powering this beauty is the correct date code, four-bolt main, '69 427 block and cylinder heads topped with the correct date code 396/427 cast-aluminum 4v intake, 780-cfm Holley, and AC Delco factory ignition.Powering this beauty is the correct date code, four-bolt main, '69 427 block and cylinder Colbert's SC clone is even equipped with a technically correct set of Hooker Headers backed by a pair of Walker Dynomax mufflers.Colbert's SC clone is even equipped with a technically correct set of Hooker Headers backe Performance aside, one of the things that visually sets these cars apart from their COPO brethren is the distinctive 3M vinyl Yenko tape graphics. You definitely know you're looking at a Yenko.Performance aside, one of the things that visually sets these cars apart from their COPO b Colbert's SC clone is equipped with a set of F70 x 14-inch Coker-Goodyear redline bias-ply rubber wrapped around the factory 14x7-inch two-piece wheels with the correct stamped aluminum pie pan hubcaps.Colbert's SC clone is equipped with a set of F70 x 14-inch Coker-Goodyear redline bias-ply Inside, this Nova repop looks the part with its 8,000-rpm tachometer, high-performance gauge cluster, and Hurst shifter.Inside, this Nova repop looks the part with its 8,000-rpm tachometer, high-performance gau It also has the appropriate Yenko ID badges. « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Bob McClurg Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!