That’d be a Pro Charger-blown 6.0L LS that Kurt built on a skinny nickel with a boneyard motor and scraps picked up from e Bay.
To keep the budget under control (Steve has around K in his Nova), he limited the mods to 11-inch disc brakes up front, Summit Legend 5 15-inch wheels, some Cal Tracs bars, and some spiffy Shelby Mustang seats.Steve does admit he has his eye on a 427ci stroker small-block, so we don’t think he’s done yet.IFly is the largest online resource for getting through and between commercial airports.Over 10 million flyers visit i each year, getting information and help on over 700 domestic and international airfields.Luckily, James has another sister not too far away who owns an automotive repair shop.
A few hundred bucks later and he was on the road back to Washington.
After much hell-raising in it as a young man, and after dating and marrying his girlfriend in it (now his wife of 33 years), he sold it to a gent who had an even greater penchant for automotive abuse.
Living in a small town, however, it was only a matter of time before he rediscovered his old mechanical flame atop a stack of jalopies at his local junkyard, where he was scrounging for parts on an unrelated project.
By The Numbers Engine: Chevrolet Performance 350ci H. small-block Chevy with Vortec heads and 650 Holley carb Trans: 700-R4 four-speed automatic overdrive with 2,200-stall converter Rearend: 12-bolt GM posi with 3.73 gears Suspension: stock with CPP springs and sway bar, Cal Tracs bars (rear)Cars can’t talk, but their owner’s sure can.
In the case of this ’70 Nova, owner Rick James bought it the first time in 1976.
That was four years ago, at which time Steve picked up what he thought was a nearly finished driver.