Michael T’s 1969 Nova

Built From The Ground Up

Michael T’s 1969 Nova

Michael T found this once mild 1969 Nova on eBay in 2012, and as luck would have it the car turned out to be local to him.

He drove the Nova as it were delivered for a summer, then tore into it to turn it into a street/strip machine. It was originally a 307 2 barrel carb powerplant with a TH350 trans and a 10 bolt rear. That wasn’t good enough for what Michael wanted to do with it.

A Chevrolet Performance ZZ427 crate engine was sourced along with an upgraded cam and carburetor. Then the TH350 was replaced with a TH400 with a manual valve body. Once the transformation had been completed, then Mike was truly able to drive and enjoy this Nova.

“I can drive the car to cruise nights and also take it to the drag strip and run 11.50 ET”

Michael

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1968-1969 Nova Stainless Steel Fuel Tank

Part #: XTS-46A
1968 Nova - 1969 Nova Stainless Steel Fuel Tank

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1968-1972 Nova Stainless Steel Fuel Tank Straps

Part #: XTS-46S

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1969-1979 Nova Radiator And Heater Hose Clamp Kit (Tower Clamps)

Part #: CPX-4796

$26.95

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1962-1979 Nova Intake Manifold Vacuum Fitting 2 Slip On

Part #: APN-0238

$15.99

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