Chris’s 1968 Nova SS396 L78

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Chris’s 1968 Nova SS396 L78

This 1968 Nova is a neat car because it was produced in the same run as the Dick Harrell and Fred Gibb cars, 375hp/396.

The original owner of this 1968 Nova ordered it with aluminum heads and water pump (which became the L78 option offered in 1969).

Is it the first one? Who knows but it is a rare bird indeed. Chris has been after the original owner to part with the window sticker and protecto-plate for some time now, but no luck yet.

Also pictured are some of the other Novas that Chris and his father have restored. Yes, they’re all real! – Team Ground Up

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1968-1969 Nova Aluminum Intake Manifold For 396/375 L78 L89

Part #: 3933163
aluminum intake manifold

$399.95

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1968-1979 Nova Big Block Valve Cover Kit OE Correct No Slant

Part #: XA-101-OE
big block valve cover kit

$162.07

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1969-1970 Nova Fender Emblem, Yenko

Part #: TK-8013
yenko emblem

$32.95

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1962-1979 Nova Big Block Air Cleaner Decal, 396 Cross Flags

Part #: HOJ-396
big block 396 air cleaner decal

$4.99

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