Nova Gallery - Chris Tunnicliffes' 2L 8v Nova

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Front Side view


ENGINE
  • Started life as a 1.4 8v Nova SR.
  • Vauxhall Cavalier MK3 130 SRi 2L, OHC, 8 valve, 4 cylinder engine conversion.
  • Webber Twin 45S fitted.
  • Facet fuel pump/regulator.
  • Vernier pulley.
  • F16 gearbox.
  • Ashley competition 4-to-1 manifold.
  • Jemex exhaust (front downpipe and back).

  • EXTERIOR
  • Imperial blue & fully colour coded.
  • Lowered 35mm (GMax shocks and springs).
  • Vauxhall Pentaline alloys (15in wheels).
  • Pirelli P6000 185/55/15 tyres.
  • De-locked.
  • GTE/GSi side skirts, also colour coded.
  • Clear Astra MK4 side repeaters.
  • Astra 16v front brake upgrade.
  • Novatech filler car.
  • 8V Astra digital dash fitted.

  • ICE
  • Panasonic 400-N headunit.
  • Legacy 4in door speakers (120 WATT).
  • Pioneer 6x9'S (250 WATT).
  • Sony Explode 12in sub.
  • Legacy (ACS) LA1040 1000 WATT amplifier.

  • SECURITY
  • Alarm & immobilser.

  • FUTURE MODS
  • 1.8 8V engine conversion (giving 150 BHP+).

  • THANKS & SHOUTS
  • Thanks to Andy at 'Andys car hospital' for the spray work and delocking done (01827 286455)(tamworth).
  • Also to all the guys of the 'nova_owners' egroup list..for there help.
  • Thanks to Ray & Martin Hill for their help.

  • PICTURES OF THE CAR

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    Pictures added October 2000

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