Jeff Knox obKNOXious Nova
This collection of images is presented courtesy of John Ulszek and Chevy High Performance Magazine. Jeff Knox and his 72 Nova, are the first, and as of this posting the only, NMCA True Street competitor to break into the elusive 7 seconds quarter mile, running 7.98, 7.99, & 7.91!
1966 Nova SS - 8 second street car
Back half pro street car from upstate NY. Best ET = 8.68 @ 156 1/4 mi. / 5.55 @ 126 1/8 mi. Zero to 60 MPH in less than 2.5 seconds. Approximately 950 flywheel horsepower through the mufflers. Mickey Thompson 13 x 31 ET Street Tires. Dynomax 3" welded race mufflers. 434 small block by Chris Yates. TH400 full manual trans w/ ATI 9" converter. Dana 60 w/ 4.10 gears and ladder bars. Street driven. (Plates removed to protect the guilty!)
Murder Nova first start-up, first drive, first street pass with wheelie!
Murder Nova firsts with twin turbo