This is a clean all original panel 72 Nova that has undergone a complete restoration with lots of cool upgrades, 1,800 miles since restoration, repainted Victory Red base coat clear coat wet sanded and wheel slick as glass straight as an arrow (during restoration steel cowl hood, SS badges and rocker trim were installed), new front and rear bumps, new rocker trim, new door handles, new emblems, new marker light bezels, new weather stripping and felts - all other chrome and stainless is original in excellent condition, new tinted windshield - all other glass is original with dark smoked tint in excellent condition.
Black bucket seat interior, new headliner, new door panels, new carpet with custom floor mats, factory dash in good condition with AM/FM/CD stereo nicely mounted in dash, tilt wheel, billet Grant GT steering wheel, nicely updated with a Vintage air unit which is mounted under dash along with a trio of gauges, B & M Pro-Matic overdrive shifter, pair of ProCar bucket seats with adjustable headrest - rear seat was recovered to match, front and rear seat belts with factory shoulder harness.
Under the hood we have a new GM Performance crate motor 350, 350 horse with GM bowtie aluminum intake, Holley carb with electric choke, electronic ignition, chrome aluminum Chevy bowtie valve covers, K & M breathers, nicely updated with Vintage AC unit with March billet aluminum serpentine pulleys and brackets, polished AC compressor, chrome 100 amp 1 wire alternator, performance power steering pump with billet reservoir, aluminum water pump, aluminum radiator, power front disc brakes, set of ceramic coated long tube headers into 2 1/2 inch mandrel bent exhaust out the back in stock location, performance 700R4 overdrive trans, 8.5 10 bolt rear end with 373 posi, Moser axles and aluminum rear support cover with new brakes, all new front suspension - ball joints, control arm bushings, tie rods, ect., new fuel tank and sending unit, new front and rear springs, pair of bolt in sub-frame connectors.
Rides on a set of new polished Ridlers 17x7 215/55 front and 17x8 235/55 rear.
Everything on this car works as it should, custom car cover, factory jack and spare.
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