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1977 Chevy Chevette with a 416 cid Nitrous LS Engine

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Amongst a sea of Novas, Camaros and Mustangs, Bryan Anders’ 1977 Chevy Chevette stood out at Sick Week 2023 in the best way possible. Powered by a 416 cid nitrous LS engine, this Chevette can boogie. We spoke to Bryan about the drag-and-drive combo during day four of the event at Gainesville Raceway. It’s our Engine of the Week!

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