Gary’s 1970 Nova

Built From The Ground Up

Gary’s 1970 Nova

Gary’s Triple Black 1970 Nova – From a Six to a Big Block

  • Pro-Built 454 motor (Osborne Engineering), which now is 468 cubes 
  • New Comp Cams Extreme Energy kit, Cam, Lifters, Springs and Double Row Timing chain etc.
  • New HEI Distributor
  • New High Flow Aluminum Water Pump
  • Edelbrock Performer Intake
  • New Holley 750cfm Ultra Double Pumper w/mechanical secondaries 
  • New Griffin Aluminum Radiator, 4-row, w/ 1 ½ tubes 
  • New Twin Spal Fans Car runs 185-degrees
  • New Polished Aluminum Overflow tank for radiator
  • New Custom Aluminum Radiator Shroud
  • New Transmission Cooler
  • New Weld Draglite Front/Rear Wheels and BF Goodrich Radial T/A Tires (had skinnies on it)
  • Harwood Fiberglass Cowl Hood with low-tension springs (Hood Pins)
  • All Marker lights removed and holes filled for clean look 
  • New Calvert Cal Tracs traction bars
  • New Gas Tank with Sump installed (No gas starvation on Launch) 
  • Sub-frame connectors installed
  • New Wiring Harness front to back.
  • Posi-Rear End rebuilt with New Richmond 3:42 ring and pinion
  • TH 400 Trans rebuilt in 2014 (Max Mileage 16K) Shifts perfect. New Trans. Case (No Leaks)
  • Hurst Quarter-Stick Shifter
  • New Chrome Fire Extinguisher
  • New Optima Red Top Battery, W/Alum. Taylor Box (Located in Trunk w/kill-switch)
  • Grant Wooden Steering Wheel
  • Pro-Car Front Buckets with lap belts.
  • New Gauges 6-gauge cluster (ALL WORKING)
  • 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes, w/Parking Brake.
  • New Chrome 8” dual diaphragm brake booster
  • New Chrome Vacuum canister for brakes
  • New Chrome Oil Pan with 1-piece seal (to fix leak)

That’s quite the list of mods on this 1970 Nova!

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1969-1974 Nova American Autowire Classic Update Series Kit: 500878

Part #: 500878
classic update kit


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1970-1972 Nova Front Bumper

Part #: MX-70F
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1970-1972 Nova Super Sport Grille Kit

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1962-1979 Nova Open Element Air Cleaner Complete Kit

Part #: ATE-3907
air cleaner


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