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Here we have a 1969 Chevrolet Nova SS 396 L78 for sale. This car
has had an impeccable photo documented rotisserie restoration. It
offers this Numbers Matching L78 396 engine and comes with original
Fisher Build Sheet showing it to be a COPO ordered vehicle. Take
the time to appreciate this impressive Nova that was factory
ordered to be one of the Baddest Beasts on the Streets. In the
paragraphs to follow we will give a brief description of the
exterior, interior, and heartbeat of this Chevrolet but first we
would like to tell you a little about us.
Smoky Mountain Traders is a classic car dealer in east Tennessee.
We are family owned, operated, and own our entire inventory, no
consignments, and only deal in muscle cars and vintage auto. You
can always count on us to have 70 to 80 cars. We pride ourselves in
buying the highest quality classics and selling them to you at a
price that no other dealer in the country can compete with. To
contact us for more information, pictures, or any questions call
our office at (865)988-8088 or visit our SmokyMountainTraders
We will start off with the exterior of this Nova. As you can see
the body on it is all rock solid and has excellent fit of the
doors, hood, and trunk. Down the sides are laser straight and it's
clear that countless hours were spent getting every panel prepped
and installed. The body is covered in the Olympic Gold that was
redone in the Base Coat Clear Coat. All the jams look amazing and
they did an excellent job top and bottom. It's been wet sanded,
buffed, and polished to a gorgeous shine that's slick as ribbon.
The Olympic Gold is the factory option and it's accented by the
Factory Optioned Dark Brown Vinyl roof. This car has an amazing
compliment of trim options with the Fender Louvers, Lower Fender
Door Quarter molding, and the Rocker Quarter Molding. You'll also
notice that it has the window and drip rail moldings. Every piece
of Chrome and Stainless on this Nova is like new with a brilliant
shine. All the glass has been redone in this Nova along with the
seals and weather stripping. To finish off the look it's sitting on
a set of 14" Super Sport Wheels with Firestone Red Line Tires.
Next, we will look at the interior of this Super Sport. On the
inside it follows suite with the exterior as it's done in the
correct factory optioned Black Interior that has all been redone.
It features the Custom Bench Seat that looks amazing along with the
rear bench seat. This '69 has the correct seat belts with the
shoulder belts that store at the headliner. Speaking of the
Headliner you'll notice that it has an excellent fit along with the
sail panels and that the dome light is working as it should.
Looking at the dash you can see it looks amazing as well with only
8 Miles showing since the restoration was completed. It comes with
Tilt Wheel and the SS Steering Wheel. All the under-dash lights are
working, and new carpet was installed after being Dynamatted. This
Nova has the floor mounted Four Speed Shifter. Inside the trunk you
can see that it's a period correct detail with the splatter paint,
spare and jack. You can also see that jams look excellent and solid
with new weather stripping installed.
Finally, we will get to the heartbeat of this Chevrolet. Under the
hood you'll notice all the time and detail that went into making
this restoration be as close to an identical representation of this
car off the line as possible. It has all the correct marking and
even has the GM stamped Hoses. It features the Matching Number L78
396 375 HP engine with JH Suffix Code. It's set up with the correct
3933163 Winters Intake and Holley Carb 3959164-GE 4346 Carb. The
L78 Engine is Mated to a Counter Case Muncie Four Speed Trans that
runs back to the 12 Bolt Posi rear with 3.55 Gears. For exhaust it
has the correct 3909879 and 3916178 Manifolds with 2 �" Dual
Exhaust and Factory Style Muffler. This Nova has all new Power
Brake System including lines with Disc on the Front and Drums on
the rear. It's also had all new fuels lines and gas tank installed.
When you look under it the phenomenal restoration is evident as it
has Polished Floors done in the Olympic Gold and under the front
the Subframe is done in slick Black Paint. This car is new from
front to back and top to bottom. It's a Show Ready Restoration that
will impress everywhere it goes.
If we can help you in any way with questions or a specific picture,
you can call our office at (865)988-8088. Or feel free to call
Devvin at (865) 256 2366, or you can e-mail us at