Just Chevrolet Nova's Drag Racing barona drag strip 1-5-2013
During the gambler grudge test and tune the chevrolet nova was out in force drag racing on the 1/8 mile.The Chevrolet Chevy II/Nova is a compact automobile manufactured by the Chevrolet division of General Motors produced in five generations for the 1962 through 1979. Chevrolet designer Clare MacKichan recalled about creating the Chevy II: "There was no time for experimentation or doodling around with new ideas from either the engineers or from us in design; And it had to be a basic-type car." The 1962 Chevy II rode a 110-inch wheelbase, compared to 109.5 for the Ford Falcon, at which Chevy's new compact was aimed. "I think that was the quickest program we ever did at any time," he continued. "We worked night and day on that car, and it didn't take very long to run it through our shop because we had a deadline." And that's what made the Chevy II one of the fastest new-car development programs in GM history - just 18 months after the designers got the green light, the first production Chevy II rolled off the Willow Run, Michigan, assembly line in August 1961, in time for its September 29 introduction. Unlike the Corvair, the 1962 Chevy II was deliberately never intended to be revolutionary in concept or execution; its mission was to give Chevy buyers a simple, back-to-the-basics compact car. When he announced the Chevy II to the press, Chevrolet General Manager Ed Cole described the car as offering "maximum functionalism with thrift."
There was a lot of debate within the Chevrolet organization over just what to call this new car, and the decision to go with "Chevy II" was a very late one. Among the finalists was Nova. It lost out because it didn't start with a "C," but was selected as the name for the top-of-the-line series. Ultimately the Nova badge would replace Chevy II - but that wouldn't happen until 1969. In almost every way, the creators of the Chevy II used Falcon as a benchmark. The 1964 model range included sedans and wagons, just like Falcon, as well as a two-door hardtop and a convertible, which Falcon didn't yet have. The only body style it didn't offer which the Falcon did was a coupe utility (the Ford Falcon Ranchero), most likely to avoid competing with Chevrolet's own El Camino.The Nova Super Sport was transformed from a trim option to a performance package for 1968. One of the smallest muscle cars ever fielded by Detroit, the Nova SS now included a 295 hp (220 kW) 350 cu in (5.7 l) V8 engine along with a heavy-duty suspension and other performance hardware, priced at US$312. Optional engines included two versions of the big-block 396 cu in (6.5 l) V8 rated at 350 hp (260 kW) and 375 hp (280 kW), which went for US$348. Both engines were offered with a choice of transmissions including the M-21 close-ratio four-speed manual, the heavy-duty M-22 "Rock Crusher" four-speed manual, or the three-speed turbo-Hydramatic 400 automatic transmission. A total of 17,564 SS coupes were produced for 1968. Novas sported the SS badge until 1972. Front disc brakes were optional on the 1968 Nova SS.
For 1969 the Chevy II nameplate was retired, leaving the Nova nameplate. The "Chevy II by Chevrolet" trunklid badge was replaced with "Nova by Chevrolet" and the "Chevy II" badge above the grille was replaced with the bowtie emblem and the '69 model was promoted under the Nova model name in Chevrolet sales literature.
Mox Miller's 1958 Chevy Impala Preserved
Pat Ganahl visits Mox Miller to examine his perfectly perserved 1958 Chevy
Impala show custom. Mr. Miller is the original owner and the amazing custom
work was completed in the early 1960s.
Racing Collectibles San Diego Diecast Swapmeet 1-12-2013
Diecast swapmeet at racing collectibles diecast swapmeet of what was for
sale and a good look what is in the racing collectibles diecast store from
nhra, sprint cars, off road, monster jam trucks, hats stickers t-shirts
autograph products. the video starts off with the two monte carlos signs a
quick look at the 2013 toyota camry to days of thunder music and then the
tv broadcast of testing at daytona 500 testing.
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Sleeper 1968 Chevrolet Nova 454 Big-block V8 Four-speed 3.73 Gears
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This 1968 Chevrolet Nova has a 454c.i 4BBL V8, 4-Speed Manual Transmission,
Correct Ermine White Exterior, Correct Gold Vinyl Interior, SS Front
Grille, Under Dash Gauges, Deluxe Wood Steering Wheel, Power Disc Brakes,
Steel Body Colored Rallye Wheels w/ Center Caps, 12 Bolt Rear w/ 3.73:1
Ratio, True Dual Exhaust w/ Flowmaster
Mufflers, Steel Cowl Hood, Lower Chin Spoiler, Original Owners Manual, The
Ultimate Sleeper, Old School Nova! Thanks for taking a look!
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Small Tire Nova Drag Racing Racelegal com 12-6-2013
Friday night drag racing at QUALCOMM stadium 1/8 mile this The Chevrolet
Chevy II/Nova is a compact automobile manufactured by the Chevrolet
division of General Motors produced in five generations for the 1962
through 1979, and 1985 through 1988 model years. Nova was the top model in
the Chevy II lineup through 1968. The Chevy II nameplate was dropped, Nova
becoming the nameplate for the 1969 through 1979 models. Built on the
X-body platform. After the rear-engine Chevrolet Corvair was outsold by the
conventional Ford Falcon in 1960, Chevrolet began work on a more
conventional compact car that would eventually become the Chevy II. The car
was of semi-unibody construction having a bolt on front section joined to
its unitized cabin and trunk rear section, available in two-door coupe and
four-door sedan configurations as well as convertible and station wagon
versions. The 1962 Chevy II came in three series and five body styles—the
100 Series, 300 Series and Nova 400 Series. A 200 series was also
introduced, but was discontinued almost immediately. The
sportiest-looking of the lot was the $2,475 Nova 400 convertible—23,741
were produced that year.
Available engines for the Chevy II in 1962 and 1963 included a 153 cu in
(2.5 l) four-cylinder and a 194 cu in (3.2 l) inline-six. All Chevy II
engines featured overhead valves. Although the Nova was not originally
available with a V8 option, it wouldn't be long before Chevrolet V8s were
offered as dealer-installed options (between 1962 and 1963), up to and
including the fuel-injected version available in the Corvette. The
combination of readily available V8 power and light weight made the Nova a
popular choice of drag racers.
In 1962 and 1963 the Nova option for the Chevy II was available in a
convertible body style, and a two-door hardtop was available from 1962 to
1965, although the hardtop was dropped when the 1964 models were first
introduced, but subsequently brought back to the line later in the model
year. Like all Chevy two-door hardtops, the body style was marketed as the
For 1963, the Chevy II Nova Super Sport was released, under RPO Z03. It
featured special emblems, instrument package, wheel covers, side moldings,
bucket seats, and floor shifter, and was available only on the 400 series
sport coupe and convertible. Cost of the package was US$161.40, equal to
$1,230.68 today. As mentioned above, the Nova option could not
officially have V8 engines at this time—the standard SS engine was the
six-cylinder—but small-block V8 engine swaps were commonplace among
For 1964, sales were hit hard by the introduction of the new Chevelle,
and the Chevy II received its first factory V8 option, a 195 hp (145 kW)
283 cu in (4.6 l), as well as a 230 cu in (3.8 l) straight six. The
six-cylinder was actually the third generation engine, replacing the second
generation Stovebolt. Rival manufacturer Chrysler had earlier developed the
Slant Six in their Plymouth Valiant, a Chevy II competitor, when the cars
were introduced to the public in late 1959 as 1960 models. At introduction
in the fall, the hardtop coupe was missing in the lineup, contributing to a
loss of sales (as well as showroom appeal). Chevrolet subsequently
reintroduced the Sport Coupe in the lineup later in the model year, and it
remained available through 1967.
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location where we could replicate a street environment, but with safer and
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The under pinning is one of skillfully redirecting illegal street racing
behavior to the safer and sanctioned sport of drag racing in a youth
oriented setting. As sated above, the results are impressive.
1967 Chevy Nova LS7 6spd 600Hp
67 Nova with an LS7 producing 600Hp an a Viper 6 spd Transmission that
believe it or not get 25mpg Awesome Ride.
lil Shakey cam Jr helped with this vid ;)
Chevrolet Camaro V8 6.2 -- видеообзор + 0-250
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car'е, но и замер на мощностном стенде, а
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68 Chevy Nova Pro Street DRAG CAR Start up and REV!!!!!!
This Nova Drag Car has been in my uncles garage ever sense I can remember,
and it has been with my uncle for 20 years. It ran mid 10's every time he
raced it. It was a state of the art car when it was created.
CAR SPECS- FASTEST TIME (1/4th mile) 10:20 at 138MPH
14.5X32 Good Year Drag Slicks
1050 Holly Dominater Carb
Comp Wheelie Bars
Dual Holly Fuel Pumps
MSD 7AL Ignition with Two Step Module
TCI Trans with Trans Brake
Weld Racing Wheels
Fiberglass Front End Clip, Doors, Decklid,and Bumpers
All Lexan Windows
TOP SPEED(in general)- "FAST" (Thats all my uncles said when I asked XD)
HP(Horse Power)-800+ ALL MOTOR