Ken Jones - 69 Chevy Nova 383 - Launch Street Radials 2
Before the nova was painted (black) and restored 383 Stroker: (633hp/577tq @ fly) 1969 Original SS 350 Block - 4 bolt main (3970010 cast numbers) - block had been resin filled for strength Eagle - 4340 Forged 3.75" crank (this is an actual 383 specific crank, not a 400 crank milled down to a 383) -Knife Edged and Lightened Eagle H-Beam 4340 Forged Rods (6" rods) JE 4340 Forged Pancake Pistons (full floating pins and Nitrous reliefs) (11:1 Compression = Runs just fine on 91 octane pump gas, but loves 103 octane) - Pistons were Ceramic Coated for Nitrous but nitours has never been run on it. (been wanting to but never got around to it) 64cc Edelbrock Performer RPM Heads (Aluminum) -Fully ported and port matched to the intake and Exhaust -Valves Sizes increased from 2.02/1.60 to 2.08/1.60 -Rev Kit / K-Motion Springs -Comp Full Roller Rockers Holley Strip Dominator Intake Manifold -Port-matched to heads Holley 830cfm Mechanical Double Pumper Carb (re-jetted with jet kit included) -fuel pump is mounted right next to the Fuel Cell and is fully plummed with dash 8 AN fittings and dash 8 steel braded fuel lines. All Transmission lines are done the same way as well Iski Cam - Solid Roller Cam - .602/.602 lift 300/300 duration with 1.6' rockers = .642 final lift Ignition: MSD 6AL Box with changeable rev limiter chips MSD Distributor Griffin 2 - 1 inch core radiator Black Magic Electric Fan Remote Trans Cooler with onboard electric fan Entire assembly has been blueprinted, matched and balanced to each corresponding part. Exhaust: Hooker Supercomp Headers Dual 3" Tubes Dual 2 Chamber 50 Series Flowmasters (this setup sucks... get the Borla XR1s instead) Drivetrain: TH 350 Manual Valvebody Race Transmission Beefed up Driveshaft by Whittier Driveline 3.73 gears with a mini spool in video, then switched to 4.56 minispool, but that was too much, now its got a 12bolt posi 4.11 Heat treated axles Rear-End was a 10-bolt (sucks..) now 12 bolt. Multi leaf springs and lift bars 4000 Stall with anti balloon plates for Nitrous
1969 Nova Burnout and In Car Video 327 4 Speed
Next time, I'll do the burnout in second gear... 327 ( I'm guessing about 400 HP) Super T-10 4 Speed, 12 Bolt Posi w/4.88 Gears. I just got her on the road and I'm still working things out but she runs pretty good.
2009 Ram 1500 Gear Swap 3.55 to 4.56
This is a before and after comparison between the factory 3.55 gear ratio to aftermarket 4.56. This was just a quick acceleration test from 0 to just over 60 mph. Truck is completely stock other than a drop-in AEM filter element and now the 4.56 gears. More details 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab, Laramie, 4x4, Hemi 5.7
1972 Nova vs 1999 Camaro Z28
Paul's '72 Nova racing his son Alex's 99 Z28, and also going for his fastest time in the car. (11.84 @ 113)