Classic Performance Products Suspension Install On Chevrolet Nova - Heavy Machinery Part 1

All-Purpose Nova Suspension Tuned For The Track Or Street

Sean Haggai Jun 3, 2010 0 Comment(s)
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Drop Spindles
For that hard-hitting stance, we also installed a new set of 2-inch forged drop spindles (PN CP3100). Its unique design lowers your ride 2 inches and allows the use of the stock steering arm with the factory 11-inch single-piston disc brakes. Also, it's the only drop spindle on the market designed to work with CPP's 12- or 13-inch big brake kits without modifying the spindle. The spindle is 1045 forged alloy steel, precision-ground and machined to perfection. Note: The factory disc brake bracket requires minor modification to eliminate the dust shields and will not work with drum brakes. We should also mention that this will work with most 15-inch disc brake wheels that do not exceed a 4-inch backspace.

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Big Brake Kit
CPP not only prides itself in providing great all-in-one suspension packages but has also introduced its own line of 13-inch front big brake kits. For this build, we went ahead with the front and rear system (PN 6874FRBKBB) as a complete package. The 13-inch front system uses a 13-inch cross-drilled, gas-slotted, and zinc-washed rotor, all mounted to a 2024 T6 billet aluminum CNC-machined anodized hub and a PBR C15 caliper. It all attaches to the spindle with a pair of custom CPP caliper mounting brackets. PBR C15 calipers have twin 52mm pistons and a larger brake pad surface area that offers about 60 percent more stopping power in the caliper than the popular C5 caliper-at half the cost! All kits come complete and include the calipers, hoses, bearings, seals, mounting brackets, and hardware. You also get the option of purchasing the front and rear systems individually. If you opt for this system, the big brake kits do require 17-inch wheels. (CPP offers easy-to-use wheel templates upon request.)

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Quick Notes

What We Did

Completely revived the frontend of our Nova with CPP tubular upper and lower arms, 2-inch drop spindles, coilover shocks, and 13-inch clampers

Bottom Line

We can brake deeper and turn harder

Cost (Approx)


Front/Rear CPP Complete Big Brake Kit 6874FRBKBB $1,498
2-Inch Drop Spindles CP30100 225
Tubular Upper/Lower A-Arms 6774TCAULKB 773
Custom Aluminum Tie Rod Adjusting Sleeves ES350SPAB 69
Tie Rods (2) ES381R 42
QA1 Pro Coil Single Adjustable Coil Over Conversion System GMP14 479
QA1 Stocker Star Single Adjustable Stock Mount Rear Shocks (2) TC1661P 318
Spanner Wrench (required for pro coil kit) 7888-110 49
Coil Over Washer Kit with needle bearings 7888-109 NA
TOTAL $3,453


Classic Performance Products
Placentia, CA 92870




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