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Old 3rd-May-2011, 12:46 PM   #1
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1968 Nova 4-door inline-6 Original Patina

1968 Chevy II Nova 4 door

Im posting this car profile so people can ask me questions and see parts used on this car that work together that I had to spend hours researching and on some just taking a shot in the dark to make them work. I found that some people with these inlines seem to be a little secretive with the mods they have done, however I am here to spread the love.














Engine: 230 inline 6 60k original miles 20k put on it in the last 2 years, Comp cams 268H cam,Comp lifters, Comp push rods, Comp springs retainers and locks, Comp aluminum cam gear, Offenhauser intake for four barrel carb from Langdon Stovebolt, Holley 390 cfm carb, Langdon stainless hardware for motor, Pertronix ignition, Pertronix Flame thrower coil, Pertronix wires, Lokar throttle cable connected to stock pedal, Lokar kickdown cable for th350, Lokar carb bracket and a fresh coat of paint on the motor.


Body/Exterior: All original except for side mirror is repop

Front End: 3 inch Hotchkis Drop springs, Gabriel shocks

Transmission: Th350 with fresh rebuild

Rear End: 2 inch lowering blocks and gabriel shocks

Exhaust: Langdon Stovebolt cast iron headers, custom Y-pipe to American thunder Flowmaster in stock location with single outlet.

Wheels/Tires: Stock dog dish, 4 different tires

Interior: Bone Stock except for Mooneyes tach and custom alligator skin rear package tray

Electrical: Stock

Sound system: None at all

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Old 3rd-May-2011, 06:40 PM   #2
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Very nice
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Old 3rd-May-2011, 06:51 PM   #3
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Starting to real like More doors very clean and good looking car

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Old 6th-May-2011, 04:07 AM   #4
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Old 6th-May-2011, 04:13 AM   #5
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man that thing looks super nice
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Old 6th-May-2011, 09:27 AM   #6
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I like the wheels
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Old 5th-December-2011, 06:09 PM   #7
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My god I love that car. It is VERY close to the car that got me started in this hobby!


This was after it broke a tie rod and hit a couple of parked cars. That always makes me a bit sad seeing that pic
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Old 8th-November-2012, 08:32 PM   #9
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Your car define the word original.Beatiful.Awesome Motor!
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Old 8th-November-2012, 09:40 PM   #10
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Love to see someone lovin a MoorDoor! Looks like your treating that inline great too! Well done sir, I tip my hat to you.
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