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sbc1320 - YEAR MODEL - 1972

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Year:1972

Model: Chevy Nova(base)

Engine: 383(built by me) Estimated to be around 520 hp, 10.75 compression, Lunati 60113 hyd. roller cam, AFR 195 heads, Crane Gold race 1.5 roller rockers, Jomar stud girdle, Edelbrock Performer RPM w/1" open hole wooden spacer, all MSD ignition, 850 Quickfuel carb, etc..

Body/Exterior: Original Sequoia Green w/original Black vinyl top

Front End: Rebuilt(by me) stock with 90/10 drag shocks

Transmission: Built turbo 350 w/4100 stall

Rear End: 8.5 w/Eaton(built by me) posi(30 spline), Moser axles, Richmond 4.10 gears, urethane bushings, 50/50 drag shocks, CE traction bars.

Exhaust: Dynatech 1 3/4"x1 7/8" coated headers, Pypes 3" stainless x-pipe, Flowmaster Super 44's with full 3" tailpipes.

Wheels/Tires: Wheel Vintique Rallys (4"x15" and 7"x15") and a new set of Weld Draglites (4"x15" and 7" or 8"x 15" w/Hoosier slicks)

Interior: Stock bench, B&M Quicksilver floorshift, gauges, tach, etc..

Electrical: Radio delete

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Sound system: Lunati 60113 hyd. roller cam and full 3" exhaust w/Flowmaster Super 44's

Additional Comments: Bought the car around October 2011 and drove it for a couple of months. Put my engine in it around January 2012 and have around 2000 miles on it with no issues and no leaks or oil usage at all. I also did subframe connectors and traction bars both from CE. I just built the rear end on 9/1/12. I expect the car to run some 11.30-11.50s when I get it to the track. Bought the car sight unseen off of Craigslist from San Diego, Cali.. I got it from the second owner (he didn't do anything with it and was moving) along with build sheet, dealer plate, sales invoice, matching numbers(was - sold engine), etc..
 

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Car looks great! Are you lovin that new diff or what. RICK
 

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Car looks great! Are you lovin that new diff or what. RICK
Yes I am, only problem it says no towing for around 300 miles and I need to tow a gas station behind me.:D
 

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What rpms are you turning at freeway speeds now? RICK
 

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What rpms are you turning at freeway speeds now? RICK
Well I was turning around 2-2500 rpms at 55. Now I am guessing at 55 (speedometer says 70mph) that I am doing closer to 3000rpms. Speedometer was right, but now I need the new plastic gear to correct. Will have to get someone beside me and check my speed. Haven't really paid much attention to the tach. Got about 100 miles on the rearend yesterday counting 10 miles today. I was running at 80-90 mph once and it was turning some rpms, but I was probably only running 65 mph. Definitely feels like I need to grab another gear. It's just a Friday(mostly) and weekend car so I don't need it for gas mileage and wanting it to run good when I get it to the track. Without an overdrive I don't think I would go over some 3.73s and that is without too much freeway driving, more likely a little highway and city stuff.
 

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You are just going to have to go down hill everwhere you go now. If you are interested in one of these I might be able to you with the purchase price. RICK
http://www.gearvendors.com/
 

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You are just going to have to go down hill everwhere you go now. If you are interested in one of these I might be able to you with the purchase price. RICK
http://www.gearvendors.com/
If was going that route I would have just put a lesser gear. Although one of those would be the way to go as I am stuck on the turbo 350 transmission myself. Thanks for the offer though. All my past cars except this one have been my daily drivers and I had to keep them on the road. At least I have a 2001 Silverado which gets descent mileage(whatever it is, never checked) and the wife has her Toyota Rav4 that gets the better mileage.
 

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I like everything about that car.

Al
 

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throw a 700r4 in it and you'll be golden street & strip ;)

bitchen car! :thumbsup:
I would really like to put the Gearvendor overdrive in it. It is a chunk of cash for it though, which I have already spent a big chunk to get the car where it is now. It's not my daily driver so I am not worried about it really.

But I do really like the Gearvendor overdrive.

Next will be a disc brake conversion, next year.

Thanks for all the compliments guys, I really appreciate it. :yes:
 

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LOOKIN' GOOD JOHNNY, CONGRATS! :thumbsup:
 
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