1962 Chevy II Nova Convertible - Rollin' the Strip



The vehicle is a 1962 Chevy Nova convertible. It has been completely rebuilt from the body and frame up. It has new quarter panels and door panels, also fenders. The sheet metal is from Classic Industries as is the all new interior and classic cloval gauges. With the build up there were numerous miscellaneous parts that were purchased things like door lock mechanisms and door handles, clips and other components.

The car was painted '04 Corvette red with a black canvas convertible top. For suspension it has air ride suspension in the front with the Air Bar four link suspension in the rear. It is powered by a small block 350 that was bored 30 over with camelback 202 heads and MSD ignition. The transmission is a turbo 350 built by TCI, and for the rear end it is a Currie Nine Inch. The car has SSBC disc brakes all the way around with 16x7 American Racing Torq-Thrust 2 in the front and 17x7 Torq-Thrust 2 in the rear.

The car drives like a new car and is a blast to drive. It was rebuilt with 90-percent of the parts coming from Classic Industries.

Jay Hodapp
Las Vegas, Nevada