By The Numbers
'67 Chevy Nova
John Parsons, 47 * Winter Springs, FLVehicle weight with driver: 3,300 poundsApproximate cost to build: $78,000

ENGINE
Type: GM Gen III 427 (4.125 bore x 4.0 stroke)
Block: GM LS2 block (PN 12568950), re-sleeved to 4.125 bore
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Oiling: GM C5 6-quart pan, oil pump, and pick-up; windage tray
Rotating assembly: Lunati 4.0-inch stroke crankshaft, 6.125-inch Lunati Pro Mod forged steel connecting rods, Lunati pistons and rings
Cylinder heads: GM LS6, Wegner Automotive Research CNC-porting with hand blending, 234cc intake runners, COMP valvesprings and titanium retainers
Camshaft: Lunati Voodoo hydraulic roller (.599/.601-inch lift, 232/238 degrees at 0.050), GM timing gears and chain
Valvetrain: GM roller lifters, pushrods, roller rocker arms
Induction: GMPP single-plane carb-style manifold, 1,000-cfm Holley throttle body, Holley 42 lb/hr injectors, Holley engine sensors, Aeromotive A1000 electric fuel pump, custom-baffled 5052 aluminum fuel tank, FAST XFI controller
Power-adder: none
Ignition: FAST eDIST
Exhaust: John Parsons custom headers, 1.75x32-inch primaries with Stainless Works merge collectors, 3-inch stainless system, Parsons custom X-pipe, one-off Stainless Works mufflers and diffuser tips
Fasteners: ARP
Built by: Wegner Automotive Research, Markesan, WI
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: Tremec TKO-600 five-speed (road race version)
Bellhousing: GM aluminum with custom adapter plate
Clutch: GM LS6 with Howe throw-out bearing
Driveshaft: Mark Williams custom 4130 chrome-moly, 1350-series yokes
Rear axle: Ford 9 inch, narrowed and straightened by Art Morrison
Differential: Detroit Locker
Axles and gears: Moser 35-spline axles,
Torino-style ends, 3.25:1 ring-and-pinion
CHASSIS
Front suspension: custom designed by Katz Tsubai, Brian Schein billet 7075 spindles, QA1 Proma-Star coilovers with Lensing springs, Schein-Parsons custom 4130 tubular (1.00x.083) upper control arms with needle bearing bushings, Schein-Parsons custom tubular lower control arms with Delrin-moly bushings, Stock Car Products modular Cup-style sway bar, Tony Woodward custom rack, Howe Racing ball joints
Rear suspension: Three-link design by Katz Tsubai, QA1 coilovers with Lensing springs, 3/4-inch Morrison antisway bar, Parsons-built control arms and adjustable Panhard, QA1 rod ends
Front brakes: Wilwood 14-inch modular disc, six-piston Dynalite radial mount caliper, braided lines, Wilwood master cylinder, balance bar, and remote pedal assembly
Rear brakes: Wilwood 12-inch discs with integral parking brake
Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Kinesis K28 18x9, front; 18x11, rear
Tires: Pirelli PZero Corsa 265/ZR35x18, front; 315/ZR30x18, rear