We set out to build our 1967 Nova SS Restomod as an all-around performer. The goal was to make it capable of both reliable street and track use. The end result was one gorgeous beauty queen backed with the right amount of “mean.”

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That extra hint of performance made the 1967 Nova SS Restomod a perfect candidate to compete in Super Chevy’s Suspension & Handling Challenge.

Super Chevy Magazine Feature: 1967 Nova Built For Street and Track

Far from its original image of the economy car of its era, the glowing Corvette Monterey Metallic Red paint adds a touch of class while enhancing the beautiful lines of this early X-body. But, it’s the balance of steering, brakes, and suspension below the sheet metal that really make it shine.

How We Built the Ultimate 1967 Nova SS Restomod

Powered by a fuel-injected Edelbrock Signature Series 383ci crate engine, all the extra horses are held under control through our track proven PTK4 Pro-Touring Package. The updated CPP suspension, paired with our 400 Series sport ratio steering box, brought the little Nova into the modern era.

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The PTK4 kit is a complete and affordable package featuring a Mini Sub-Frame kit with upper and lower Totally Tubular control arms. It also has our front dual-adjustable coil-over kit paired with our Pro-Touring Sway Bar. Rear suspension modifications include our dual-adjustable aluminum shocks, adjustable Pro Touring Sway Bar, lowered leaf springs, and traction bars.

Having 383 power and high-performance suspension does you no good on a track with some serious brakes. Handling the whoa is CPP’s 13″ front and 12″ rear Big Brake kits with a dual-reservoir master cylinder.

This combination of upgrades works together with enough performance to push the 1967 Nova SS Restomod—and the competition—at track day. But, the real value lies in the adjustability which allows us to cruise home in comfort.

Photos courtesy of Super Chevy Magazine and CPP

Build Recap Video:

Best Value: 1962-67 Nova Front Suspension and Steering Upgrades

When it comes to 1962-67 Nova front suspension and steering upgrades, there are a lot of choices on the market. You can find everything from budget replacement parts to OE reproduction to complete sub-frame kits costing thousands. So what’s the best middle ground for a driver-quality Chevy II without breaking the bank? That’s what we are trying to find out during this project.

How to Install CPP Mini Sub-Frame Kit: 1962-67 Nova

This is everything you need to know to install a CPP Deluxe Mini Sub-Frame Kit in a 1962 through 1967 Chevy II or Nova.

How to Install CPP High Clearance Adjustable Front Sway Bar for 1962-67 Nova

If you’re in the market for a front sway bar, there are a few options out there but none that tick all the same boxes as the CPP High Clearance Adjustable Front Sway Bar. In the above video, Jason Scudellari will walk you through some of the benefits and show you step-by-step how to install one of these sway bars.

How To: Power Steering Conversion for 1962-67 Nova

In the video, Jason Scudellari describes all the parts you’ll need to convert to true power steering. Then he walks through the entire power steering conversion on a 1963 Nova from start to finish.

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