Trevor H’s 1970 Nova

Built From The Ground Up

Trevor H’s 1970 Nova

Another father/son project, Trevor picked up this 1970 Nova back in 2014 as a project for him and his father. It has since undergone a complete restoration.

The intended goal was for Alan to educate his son as far as what it takes to see a project through. They would both go on to learn quite a bit from the experience and from each other.

“It was a fun and a sometimes frustrating project that I would do over again!” 

Alan

This 1970 Nova project entailed replacing almost every sheet metal panel on the Nova, as well as a complete rewire of the car. This step was necessary as the pair chose to swap in a junkyard 5.3 LS engine which they mated up to an old Muncie 4 speed transmission.

The plan moving forward is to simply enjoy the hard work they put into the build and drive the fruits of their labor.

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1970-1972 Nova Headliner, Black Perforated Grain

Part #: IHX-70
1970 Nova Headliner, Black Perforated Grain

$109.99

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1968-1972 Nova Front Bumper Bracket Kit

Part #: MBB-68XFK

$84.92

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1968-1974 Nova Sedan Vinyl Top In Black

Part #: VTX-100B

$179.99

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1962-1968 Nova Fan & Clutch Kit 6 Blade for Small Block Short Water Pump

Part #: FANKIT-6BS

$111.88

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