Steve Blanche's Nova 1.6 GTE Turbo
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ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Vauxhall Nova GTE, 1.6L, SOHC 8v injection engine.
1.6L 8v turbo conversion running a Garret T3 custom intercooler.
Lower compression engine custom intercooler.
FSE Boost valve extra fuel switch.
K&N 57i filter.
Bailey header tank and dump valve.
Custom pipe work fuel/water/oil.
Custom Stainless Steel Exhaust polished - 2.25" bore 4.5" tailpipe. Jap box.
TAS Heavy duty engine mounts.
Performance - Around 160 bhp.
Lot of engine and suspension chrome detailing.
Standard SR )F13) close ration gearbox.
MK2 Face lift (front wings, grille, headlamps).
Cool louvres bonnet.
Chrome DTM cup mirrors.
Clear side repeaters.
Clear rear cluster.
Bat motorsport front bumper.
Aero fuel filler cap.
Paint one of custom paint blue slight purple tinge.
Smooth rear bumper.
BRAKES, WHEELS & SUSPENSION
Front brakes GTE 16v (ATE) calipers with vented drilled discs.
Stand rear drums.
Wheels - 7J X 17" Dare s V1.
Tyres falkerns 40 series.
Suspension Gmax shocks front and rears.
-35mm Spaxs Sport springs.
Polysport uprated bushes all round with GSI tiebars & roll bars.
Lowered tie-bar mountings.
Mk2 GSI door cards and GTE seats.
Mk2 dash with Astra LCD instrument panel.
Rear head-rest conversion.
Mounted boost gauge in heater vent.
THANKS & SHOUTS
Re-trim interior in black leather.
V6 calipers and disk.
Front mounted intercooler in bumper.
And some ice.
PICTURES OF THE CAR