Nova Details

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Car Owner/Driver: John Heard
Hometown: La Harpe, KS
Home Track: MoKan Dragway
Car Year/Model: 1971 Chevy Nova
Sanction/Class: X275
Best ET/Speed: 4.55/155.9
Number of Years Owned: 17


Builder: Home Built
Seat: Kirkey
Steering Wheel: Quartermax
Shifter: Precision Performance Products
Gauges: RPM Digital Dash
Data Logger: RPM Performance Products
Nitrous Controller: AMS-2000


Builder: Garage Built
Type/Size: BBC 10.2 Tall Deck
Block: Brodix 1/2 filled Aluminum – Hipped
Heads: Pro-Filer Sniper XL 24 Degree Conv. Ported by Speier Racing Heads & Softened/Ported by Slick Rick Racing Heads
Crank: Callies Magnum
Rods: GRP
Pistons: Custom Diamond by Vincent Performance
Cam:  60 MM Vincent Performance / Bullet Grind
Pushrods/Rockers: Manton / Jesel
Valves/Springs: PSI
Oiling: Nutter External Wet Pump
Pan: Moroso
Ignition: MSD PowerGrid
Harmonic Balancer: Innovators West
Spark plugs/Wires: NGK/Firecore Wires
Carb: Mark Whitener Special
Intake: Pro-Filer Sniper Burr Finish Ported by Speier Racing Heads
Power Adder: Single Stage SpeedTech Fogger
Headers: Riffel Motorsports 2 3/8″ x 5″
Transmission: Powerglide by Flip-O-Matic Racing Transmissions
Torque Convertor: Neal Chance Racing Converters

Chassis & Body

Cage: SFI 25.3 by Riffel Motorsports, Newton Kansas
Wheelbase: 111″
Weight: 2950 lbs w/driver
Front Susp: David Lemmond Moly A-Arms, Rack Kit
Rear Susp: Calvert Split Monos/Cal-Tracs
Shocks: Santhuff D/A
Tires: M/T 275×60 Pro or M/T Pro Bracket Radials
Rims: 12″ Bogart with Neal & Parks Beadlocks
Brakes: Aerospace
Differential: Dewco
Axles: Strange 40-spline, gun drilled
Hood: VFN 5″ Cowl Induction Pin On (full length)
Trunk: Advantage Fiberglass Pin On
Bumpers: Harwood
Bodywork: Paint by Tim’s Body & Glass, Joplin MO
Paint: Lexus Indigo Ink Pearl by Tim’s Body & Glass, Joplin MO

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