BY THE NUMBERS
'71 CHEVROLET NOVA
Nate Shaw, 31 • Farmington, MN
ENGINE
Type: GM 6.0L LS
Block: factory block, bored to 4.030 inches
Oiling: factory LS1 Camaro oil pan and system
Rotating assembly: stock GM crank, Scat forged connecting rods, Manley dished forged pistons
Cylinder heads: factory 6.0L LS, COMP Cams 918 Beehive springs, stock rockers, COMP Cams pushrods
Camshaft: '02 LS6, 204/219 duration at .050 inch, 551-/548-degree duration
Valvetrain: LS2 timing chain; stock lifters and rockers
Induction: GM EFI, Acceleronics VersaFueler injector driver box
Power adder: Master Power GT45 turbocharger, Turbosmart 48 sleeper series wastegate, TiAL 50mm blow-off valve, 3.5-inch downpipe
Fueling: 15-gallon fuel cell, twin Walbro external fuel pumps, -8 AN lines to Edelbrock rails, 95-lb/hr Delphi injectors, Aeromotive fuel regulator with -6 AN lines.
Ignition: stock LS1
Exhaust: LS4 exhaust manifolds flipped forward, MagnaFlow 6-inch round muffler, Badlanz electric cutout
Cooling: Griffin aluminum radiator, LS1 water pump
Output: 603 hp at 5,800 rpm and 573 lb-ft at 5,200 rpm
Built by: Nate Shaw, machine work by TPIS
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: GM 4L80E trans, single-disc 3,600-stall PY3600 by Yank, Shiftworks linkage
Rear axle: stock GM 12-bolt with 3.42 gears and a posi unit.
CHASSIS
Front suspension: Savitske Classic and Custom Stage 2 Plus UCA, tall Howe upper ball joints, extended tie rods, stock lower arms with poly bushings, Bilstein shocks, Hotchkis 2-inch drop springs ½ coil cut, Hotchkis 1.25-inch sway bar, steering gear from a ’96 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Rear suspension: DSE mini-tub, Calvert split monoleaf springs, Bilstein shocks
Brakes: '02 Camaro 12-inch disc-on-drum conversion (front), '02 S-10 discs (rear)
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Vintage Wheel Works V48, 17x8, front; 17x11, rear
Tires: Nitto 555 235/45R17, front; 315/35R17, rear