1966 Chevy II Nova SS Super Sport Pro Street Pro Tour

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  • Condition: Used
  • Item location: Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Nova
  • SubModel: Chevy II
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Super Sport
  • Year: 1966
  • Mileage: 500
  • VIN: 118376N112972
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 540 BBC
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Turbo 400 auto
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Blue
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

Chevrolet Nova 1966 Description

VIN 118376N112972 - Original 4 speed car - Original Marina Blue (code FF) - Interior original: Black – Norwood, OH plant

I encourage personal and or professional inspection before bidding.I will accommodate reasonable inspections by elevating the car on stands or ramps.I have attempted to be as accurate as possible in describing the car.Not to be rude, this car could not be built as it sits for under $75,000 including reasonable labor costs. Need to see car to understand fabrication quality, detail, and quality parts.I have detailed parts inventory and photos of buildup.Appraised at $70,000, understand it is difficult to get appraisal values on these unique vehicles and for insurance reasons..Approximately 500 miles on car. Not raced.Nitrous has not been used.

Starting bid is very reasonable for this vehicle.It’s not an outrageous show car reserve price.


Body: All steel with 2 1/2” bolt-on style hinged Cowl Hood - Chrome bumpers – restored - Alston inner front fenders and hood support structure – restored factory stainless steel trim - only the trim on the bottom edge of the hood and drip rails is not original - Replaced all glass – glass has slight smoked tint - Wheel tubs are 0.050” aluminum – clear both sides - Other tinwork is 0.040” aluminum – black both sides.

Paint: Manufacturer: Chrysler / Brand Code 914632 OEM Code FQD PQDDescription Surf Blue by PPG – Body & Paint by Park Drive Garage in Omaha, Nebraska.

Chassis: Chassisworks bolt-on street machine front subframe - Alston rear frame rails - Black sculpted 2-inch dropped spindles - Anti-Roll bar (sway bar) - Underbody sub-frame connectors - 10-point roll cage – NHRA certified to 8.50 - Integral floor/transmission mounts - Four link rear suspension with track locator bar – Alston chrome moly rod ends - Two underbody drive shaft safety loops

NHRA Certification Dates: 4/4/2008 in Division 5 and 4/21/12 in Division 5

Steering - Manual rack and pinion steering – Alston similar to Mustang II setup - Flaming River 32” polished stainless steel tilt steering column - Chassisworks column to rack linkage – Grant Classic Series 13 ½” Diameter steering wheel

Suspension: Front: CAC black powder coated lower and upper A-arms - Varishock 16-point adjustable coil-over shocks – ride height adjustable - coil-over spring 9-inch long x 600 lb./rate silver powder coated. Spring Seat Thrust Bearings.

Suspension: Rear Varishock 16-point adjustable coil-over shocks – ride height adjustable - coil-over springs 12-inch long x 150 lb. rate silver powder coated. Spring seat thrust bearings.

Wheelie Bars: Jerry Bickel Pro-Sportsman 60" Wheelie Bars (factory lower section welded) with 1-1/8"x.058 wall 4130 moly main frame and upper bars. Push/pull pins. Multiple forward mount pin locations allow bars to be very adjustable.Also capable of being raised and held in place for jacking and loading. Black powder-coated.

Brakes: Wilwood Tandem Master cylinder 1-1/16” bore with 1-3/8” stroke - Wilwood rear brake proportioning valve – knob style - Front brake Line-o-Lock (Jegs) – Front: H/D 11" vented rotors (0.81 x 11 inch) on HD CAC anodized Hubs - Wilwood 0.81 Wide Dynalite 1-3/4" 4 piston calipers – forged black - #3 braided steel flex lines – Rear: H/D 12.19" vented rotors (0.81 wide) - Wilwood Dynalite 1-3/4” 4 piston calipers – forged black #3 braided steel flex lines

Wheels & Tires: Rear Weld 15x14 Aluma-Star 2.0, Aluminum, Polished


Engine: Scott Shafiroff Racing Enterprises 540 cid Big Block Chevy, 10.25: compression, Dart block and Dart Pro 1 325cc Aluminum Heads w/CNC Ported Chambers, Eagle Crank #5454425263854.250" / 6.385"-Internally balance - Eagle sir6385b SIR I beam connecting rods 5140 Forged Steel, 6.385 Length with bushed fit wrist pins, 2.200” Rod Journal - Real Street platform with Hot Hydraulic Roller upgrade - Comp Cams Custom "Proprietary Grind" Hydraulic Roller Cam, High Rev Hydraulic Roller Lifters, Gross Valve Lift .646 intake & .651 exhaust – duration at .006” is 289 intake and 306 exhaust / duration at .050” 236 and 245 exhaust - Isky "Enduro Design" Premium Valve Spring Package- 674 horsepower @ 5900 rpm and 670 ft lbs torque at 4700 – motor on Dyno by Shafiroff Racing.Minimum Octane recommended: 93

PowerMaster Hi-Torque Mini Starter with Painless Performance Hot Shot Relay Kit, Polished Cast Aluminum Front Cover, Edelbrock Aluminum "High Volume" Mechanical Water Pump (Short style), Alston polished billet side motor mounts for big block Chevy - CAC mid-engine motor plate and frame connectors, ATI Balancer – March Performance V belt pulley set – lower driver side alternator mount.PowerMaster alternator with internal regulator 100 amp output polished.

Ignition: MSD 6AL-2 (6421) digital spark control with 2 stage rev limiter –adjustable to nearest 100 rpm - MSD 8970 3 Stage Retard Control timing control unit Stage 1 Retard (for NOS System) – dial control – suggest 1 degree for each 10 horsepower spray - Stages 2 and 3 have 0 degree internal chips.All mounted on easily removable plate - – mounted behind passenger seat.MSD Pro Billet Distributor, Hi Performance Gear, Custom MSD 8.5mm Wire Set. Custom Curved and Calibrated, MSD Blaster 3 Hi Performance Ignition Coil w/HEI Style Post

Fuel Delivery: Fuel Cell – Fuel Safe brand 12 gallon with sump (foam filled) in trunk (mfg date 4/08 – SN 74240) – 201/4” x 17 ½” x 9 3/8” – FSS-DC112 - Braided steel hose for delivery line (size 10 (5/8”)) & return line (size 8 (1/2”)) - Aeromotive A1000 Fuel Pump (Flows 700 lbs/hr @ 13.5 volts @ 45 psi – for fuel injected engines: up to 1300 HP for naturally aspirated – or up to 1000 HP for forced air induction // For carbureted engines: up to 1500 HP for naturally aspirated // up to 1200 HP for forced air induction. Aeromotive prefilter and after pump filter and regulator. Dual NOS brand fuel pressure gauges 0-15 psi mounted.

Nitrous Oxide System - N.O.S. Big Shot wet 190-300 horsepower system with 10lb bottle mounted in trunk area, custom fabricated mounting plate for nitrous solenoids and square bore plate style fogger.Inside car is an inline filter, safety shut-off valve, and blue faced 1,500 psi pressure gauge.Includes under cowl purge system.System never used.

Cooling: AFCO custom order radiator – double pass cross flow – 25” tank to tank – no internal trans cooler – about 3” wider than standard Nova unit – 3 ¼” thick and Derale 17” stainless flex fan rated to 10,000 rpm.160 degree thermostat with two 1/8” by-pass holes.

Exhaust: Alston ceramic-coated headers 2” diameter tubes with 3.5” collectors. 3” reducers - Pypes brand 3” stainless crossover kit with X pipe.Mufflers are aluminized Hooker Aero Chambers with 3” centered in/out (part 21506HKR)

Transmission: J.W. Performance Transmission - part # 30221-50-BRBD Turbo 400 Trans Comp-DRAG FREE W/ Rev Pattern with 92451 TH 400 "ULTRA-BELL" HOUSING W/SFI Cert. 30.Transmission rated to 1000hp. Hand Selected TH400 Core Unit, Bellhousing CNC Machined for Ultra-Bell, SFI Certified GM Ultra-Bell installed, Reverse Manual Transbrake Valve Body, Cast Aluminum Deep Pan with cooling fins and drain plug, 34 Element HD Intermediate Sprag, Intermediate Clutch Power pack, all performance clutches and steels, Race modified Front pump, Full Roller Bearing (Drag Free) Assembly, Fully Pressure Checked and Dyno Tested - Dual front mounted Derale brand transmission coolers part # D13225 - 24-3/4" Long x 1-3/4" wide x 2-1/2" deep with 6 AN fittings.Lokar Braided Stainless Steel Black Handle Dipstick.

Transmission Converter & Flex Plate: J.W. Performance part 30443ABND TH 400 10” converter 3800 stall banded stator with A/B fin setup for 1/8” midplate.J.W. "The Wheel" Severe Duty SFI Flex Plate.

Shifter: Hurst Pistol Grip Quarter Stick Shifter - H24-3162001 (style I) for Powerglide/400 series Transmission (Aluminum Case Only) - Forward & Reverse and GMTH250, 350, 375, & 400 Transmission – Reverse Pattern - Transbrake control button on shifter

Driveshaft: Strange Engineering 3” Chromemoly for Nitrous

Rear Differential: Chevrolet 12 bolt (shortened) - Strange Engineering – Yoke – 1350 series - Monster Flange Input - Strange Engineering - lightweight Pro Series steel spool - Strange Engineering – 30 spline axles with C Clip eliminators - Richmond Gear – 3:73: 1 ratio (Calculation based on 30-inch tire diameter - 2200 rpm @ 50 mph - 2500 rpm @60 mph - 5600 rpm @ 130 mph - Richmond gear installation kit, bearings, etc. - Strange Engineering main cap stud kit - Ultimate 12 - aluminum rear cover with axle tub brace.


Interior: Flat floor with integral seat mounts and mounting locations for 5-point harnesses – setup for 2 seats with sliders.Dash with operating glove box.Radio delete plate.The ash tray has been removed and molded into dash.Dash painted to match exterior color.Full cage, dash, and upper and lower door panel sections painted to same color as the exterior.Black door panels by PUI with factory style door pulls and window cranks.Door glass functional – rear window glass partially functions due to wheel tubs.Dynamat with underlayment with black loop carpet.Factory style headliner.Center console by www.classictruckconsoles.com.

Seats – Corbeau A4 series with 5th slots installed at factory for safety harness and double locking sliders with front release – reclining back - in blue cloth. Infinite recline (fingertip controlled) and bolster support for lateral support with well-defined thigh, kidney, and shoulder bolsters. Generally fitted with a max. Waist size of 34 to 36".

Safety Belts - RJS Camlock Quick-Release Harnesses 30298-19-23, - just turn the knob left or right, and you're free. 3 in. adjustable lap belts, 3 in. submarine strap with 3” wraparound individual rear shoulder straps. All mounting tabs are welded to frame sections.

Instruments: ClassicDash insert – Molded UV resistant ABS instrument panel with a Brushed Aluminum Finish to replace stock gauge panel exactly.Gauge wiring harness, oil and temp sending units, turn signal, high beam, indicators, 3-3/8 inch diameter 160 MPH Speedo, 2-1/16 inch diameter gauges for Oil Pressure, Water Temp, Transmission Temp and Voltage. All gauges are Autometer C2 series.Roll bar mounted Autometer C2 monster tachometer with blue shift light. Autometer GPS speedometer system.

Electrical: American Autowire Classic Update Series wiring kit. Custom configuration with front harness connection and fuse box on passenger side. The fuse panel is semi-removable.

Other: Lokar pedal assembly and CSI throttle cable and CSI cable bracket.

Pioneer DEHX3500UI In-Dash CD/MP3/USB Car Stereo Receiver with Variable Color Illumination with 1 pair of Rockford Fosgate Punch P152 front speakers. Hidden powered antenna.

Front: left903 lb.- right 879 lb. total front 1782

Rear: left687 lb.-right781 lb. total rear 1468

Front 55% / rear 45%

Total weight 3250all fluids, full fuel tank, no driver, NOS bottle empty

Front wheel width 64.5” to outside of tires

Rear wheel width 66.5” to outside of tires


1: The body and paint were done without the wheel tubs installed. Upon installation of the wheel tubs, two short (about 1 ½ to 2”) reflective cracks in the paint occurred on the driver side quarter panel above the wheel opening. This issue has not been resolved.

2: The Autometer and the GPS speedometer sending unit are not communicating.

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