1966 Chevrolet Nova Hardtop

1966 Chevrolet Chevy II Nova

Condition: Used
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Chevy II
Type: 2 door hardtop
Trim: Nova
Year: 1966
VIN: 115376N127628
Color: Burgundy
Engine: 327
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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1966 Nova 2 door hardtop. Started life as a 6 cylinder, auto it was converted into a hot little street machine, judging from the vintage speed equipment I'd guess sometime in the 70's. What I do know it was purchased by a collector in the early 80's and never registered or driven since until we purchased it last year from the collectors estate. The engine code stamp reads T1123HV which decodes to a 350HP 327 from a 1965 Corvette. I have no idea how many miles are on it or what internally has been done but with fresh fluids and a new battery it fired right up, run fine, doesn't smoke. Does sound like it has a mild cam, it has an old style Eldelbrock Torquer manifold, Holley carb, headers and a beautiful set of vintage Cal Custom valve covers. It does have the correct Nova only oil pan and bellhousing. Transmission is a 4 speed Saginaw, rest of the drivetrain appears to be stock, car drives fine, clutch, trans, brakes all seem to work as they should. I did go thru and make sure lights, horns, wipers ect all work and replaced the 40 year old tires with new BFG T/As. Wheels are a nice vintage set of classic Crager SS. At some point in the car's slumber a cosmetic restoration was started. A cowl style hood was added and the car repainted in a nice burgundy metallic BC/CC. I wouldn't call it a show paint job but it's really nice. I'd give the bodywork a 9/9.5 and the paint a 8 out of 10. Nice and straight with good gloss (see reflections in the pics) there are some minor flaws left in the paint when viewed up close. I cannot find any rust/ rot anywhere in the car or any signs of rust or accident repair. The floors are all original, never undercoated and really nice, I understand the car been here in NM it's whole life so that's pretty common. The underside looks to of been cleaned up and painted semigloss black. A new reproduction black interior kit was installed including headliner, carpet, door panels and dash pad. A new Kenwood sound system was installed to replace the dead analog cassett player, other then the stereo and Hurst shifter the interior is stock. A new windshield was installed, rest of the glass is original and does have some minor scratches. All trim inside or out is either new or clean, nice original.Overall this is a sweet, fun little car, ready for cruse nights. Not a show car but really nice driver quality and the reserve price reflex that. Feel free to contact me for more info or to pre inspect at 505-453-4760. The car is in Albuquerque, NM. The usual stuff, a $500 deposit is expected from winning bidder within 24 hrs of auction close, balance within one week, car will not be released till funds are guaranteed by my bank. We can help arrange shipping but shipping is the buyers responsibility.Happy bidding, I do not give out the reserve price or offer a sale prior to the auction end. Thanks for looking.