Gary C’s 1966 Nova

Built From The Ground Up

Gary C’s 1966 Nova

A Head Turner! This stunning 1966 Nova captured Gary C’s attention about seven years ago after a long hiatus with muscle cars.

It was a pro-bracket racer at the time Gary purchased it, and he was appreciative of all the goodies that came along with it.

He has since modified the Nova to be a pro-street car which he both drags and street drives.

“What makes it special is it took me about 28 years to get back into it after raising 5 kids, and the car turns heads everywhere I go.”

– Gary C.

It is currently running with a 408 cid block rated to 730hp with a trusty Powerglide transmission, which nets it a quarter mile time of 10.14 naturally aspirated and as low as 9.73 on a 100 shot of nitrous.

Future plans for this Nova include freshening up some of the moldings and trim, otherwise Gary will continue to make passes at the strip.

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1966 Nova Grille Mounting Bracket Kit

Part #: KGB-6061
1966 nova grille mounting bracket kit

$32.95

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1966 Nova Headlamp Bezel

Part #: KHB-157
1966 nova headlight bezel

$69.99

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1962-1975 Nova Headlamp Retaining Ring

Part #: LHR-K2

$22.35

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1966-1967 Nova Coupe Rear Windshield Molding

Part #: KXR-1652
1966-1967 nova coupe rear window molding

$189.95

You Save: 8%

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