Nova Gallery - Oliver Hewitt's 1.4 SRi
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ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Vauxhall Nova, 1400cc, 8v MPi injection engine.
Complete engine rebuild by my Dad and myself.
All bottom end overhauled, crank shaft reground, bores glazebusted and top of block skimmed.
Genuine Vauxhall parts used.
Courtenay Hi Torque camshaft fitted with new rocker arms.
Valvaline 5W/50 fully synthetic oil.
Modified air box with K&N panel filter.
Magnex stainless steel full system and CAT replacement pipe.
Standard 5-speed F13CR gearbox.
Sound proofing from Nova GTE.
Vauxhall Flame Red paintwork.
Clear front indicators.
Novatech aloy fuel cap.
SRI Grill badge off off the new Vauxhall Corsa.
BRAKES, WHEELS & SUSPENSION
Astra 6 spoke 5.5 j alloys with 195/50/15 Goodyear eagle venturi tyes all round.
Standard Nova SRi vented brakes
Standard SRi seats and doorcards.
Red trimed mats with alloy heal plate.
Corsa Leather handbrake and gearstick gaitor.
Corsa lights on buzzer.
Sony minidisk head unit with joystick control on column.
Sony front 10cm speakers.
Pioneer 6*9's with kenwood amp.
Copper cabling with heavy duty power feeds to amp (in line fuse).
Hazard switch modifed to prevent vauxhall's cunning design flaw.
Freinds in low places!
Complete Re-spray in original Flame red, with new vynl, (also delocked at the same time).
Ecoteck cb device.
Power boost valve.
Tarox front disks with alloy brake hoses, and spiragrip rear drums.
Aquire some vauxhall centre caps for my wheels.
Install electric sunroof.
THANKS & SHOUTS
Thanking my Dad for building the engine with me and also Dave for ferrying me around for 3 month's while the engine was being built.
PICTURES OF THE CAR