Shawn W’s 1971 Nova

Built From The Ground Up

Shawn W’s 1971 Nova

Shawn W bought this 1971 Nova back in 2012 under the assumption that it was a good car that he could enjoy. It turns out that would not be the case.

The condition was so bad that it necessitated a total restoration, but that turned into a positive situation as now Shawn could do what he wanted to the Nova, modifying it as he saw fit.

“Knowing it’s been done right on the restoration. The engine is my favorite part. I have all done the way I wanted.” 


The end result is a refreshed 1971 Nova that is now powered by a 6.0L Chevy LS with a TH700R4 transmission.

"You had all the parts I need from body to suspension"


Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1968-1972 Nova Deluxe Weatherstrip Kit OEM Style Felts

Part #: JDX-X68OE


You Save: 15%

1962-1978 Nova High Performance Xenon Halo Headlight Kit 7 Inch

Part #: EZH-7-HALO


You Save: 13%

1969-1974 Nova Dash Pad With A/C Black

Part #: ITW-X6910AC


You Save: 11%

1971 Nova Shop Manual Set

Part #: HMS-71X
1971 Nova Shop Manual Set


You Save: 10%

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