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General Information

Year
1962
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Nova 2D HT
Color
Red (eventually Black ext w/ Red int)
Packages
uh...huh?
History
California car, given to me by my MIL cause someone owed her money - what's she going to do with an old car anyways!
Someone else put in a '65 Chevy Truck 283, TH350 combo along with 5 lug front and rear axels/drums.

I will drive it while I build engine, tranny, and rear-end to install. Goal is a 10 sec Nova! I wanna drag the bumper at least once!!! (bucket list item).
1962 Chevrolet Nova 2D HT (Red (eventually Black ext w/ Red int))

Modifications

Drivetrain
Current:
283 4bbl - 65 chevy truck block
TH350

Goal:
Engine: 383 cid
72 350 4-bolt main block - Bought!
Howards Main­caps (straight hole)
SCAT rotating assy ­ internally balanced (I­beam rods, flat tops w/2 valve reliefs) ­ 11.5:1cr. w/ 58cc, 10.5:1cr. w/ 65cc, 10.2:1cr. w/ 72cc heads CAM ­- 256/262 @ .050" roller with .640"/.640" lift on a 108 lobe center (Dougherty Racing Cams)
AFR 220 Race Heads - angle plug heads (65cc)
Scorpion 1.5 roller rockers and AFR stud girdle Weiand Team G intake - Thanks FastEddie! - Bought!
Quick Fuel 750 DP
MSD ignition with MSD 6AL, Blaster Coil
NOS Big Shot plate system 250HP shot
Exhaust:
Hooker 2214 Super Comps fenderwell headers
-1­-3/4 w/ full 3” dia tubes over the rear end Transmission:
TH350 with a manual valve body and a 4400 stall
Interior
Current: stock black bench seat, column shift, carpet and headliner

Goal:
Red interior, floor shifter(on-hand), carpet, headliner, roll bar!
Trunk mounted Battery box(on-hand), Fuel Cell, NOS bottle
Exterior
Current:
Side moulding shaved.

Goal:
one color - Black with nice chrome trim on front end and rear.
Harwood 6" cowl hood
Pro-mod rear flat spoiler
Battery disconnect out back
Audio
Current:
Stock AM radio - Sold!

Goal:
purring engine!
(Ok, the 283 purrs pretty good now...)
Suspension
Current:
Bone stock with 5 lug hubs installed all 4 corners

Goal:
Rear End:
Ford 9" rearend (on-hand) with 3.89 gears and 265/60/15 M/T drag radials
Calvert rear suspension with Cavert Racing Single Adjustable 9-way shocks - Installed!

Front Suspension:
JustRight front disk brake kit - Installed!
Global West Suspension upgrades -
Lock­out kit - Installed!
Idler Arm bearing kit - Installed!
Upper Control Arm Del­Alum bushing kit - Installed!
Lower Control Arm bearing kit - Installed!
63-­67 center link w/GWS bearings - Installed!
Moroso trick springs with Calvert 90/10 front shocks - Installed!
Global West frame connector - Installed!
Roll bar/cage
Wheel and Tire
Current: Billet Specialties Street Lites - installed!
14" slots - (for sale!)

Goal:
Wheels/Tires:
Billet Specialties Street Light 15X4 and 15X7
Front: - Installed!
Rear: - Installed!

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