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Old 10th-November-2012, 07:38 PM   #1
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Question Why the 4th Generation Nova never were reproduced in Die Cast Models?

As a proud owner of a 1976 Chevy Nova and of a collection of 1:18 Die Cast Cars I have to ask why these generation never receive the recognition to make those models,by the toys magnates.
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Old 10th-November-2012, 07:50 PM   #2
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With you 100%. I have a 75 and I always wish I can find a model.


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Old 11th-November-2012, 01:10 AM   #3
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they sell a 1:24 model plastic kit but yes i wonder that the same way i wonder why theres no actual panels or hoods you can get or even repro bumpers i did ask about this and this is from good mark they say there is no demand for 4th gen parts we all have to start getting on the companies buts and tell em lol they even say they look at how many are plated this is bs we should all team up and get em to make the stuff
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Old 11th-November-2012, 06:32 PM   #4
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Maybe one day we will see those beauties that we like and see in this forum, Perple76 machine,Philip77,and others more.Or wait that one of them participate on some very important hollywood movies,like the Fast and Furious movies.
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Old 11th-November-2012, 09:01 PM   #5
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There are NASCAR die cast collectables of 4th gen Novas, Omegas, Venturas & Skylarks. 4th generation Novas & their cousins were almost exclusively used for NASCAR Sportsman (later to become Busch series) back in the 80's and are available as die cast stock cars. Did a quick search and some are avaiable at this link...

http://http://tec3-customs.com/
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Old 12th-November-2012, 08:39 PM   #6
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Very interesting collection.Thanks for the link.
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Old 12th-November-2012, 09:06 PM   #7
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Yes it's pretty cool seeing nothing but 4 gens out on the race track! I would think you could find more links with 4th gen die cast stock cars by doing a search for die cast of any of the drivers' names shown there with the 4th gens on that link. It seems that most of them ran the Omegas, Venturas and Skylarks but some also ran Novas back in those days.
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Old 12th-November-2012, 09:50 PM   #9
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Yeah, but Rusty ran a 75 Omega!

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Old 12th-November-2012, 10:22 PM   #10
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Old 13th-November-2012, 05:42 PM   #11
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The Wrangler Pontiac is now the Goodwrench Nova a lot of these pics are on genefeltonrestorations.com. I have met Gene personally and he owns the Goodwrench Nova as well as another Nova racer. He was even in the Kelly Girl Challenge Series.

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Old 13th-November-2012, 10:28 PM   #12
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The Wrangler Pontiac is now the Goodwrench Nova a lot of these pics are on genefeltonrestorations.com. I have met Gene personally and he owns the Goodwrench Nova as well as another Nova racer. He was even in the Kelly Girl Challenge Series.
That's interesting. I'll have to check out his site.
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has anyone else noticed the current body shape is a close resemblance to the 4th gens? The new nose and windshield more of a slope, but from the front fenders back very similar.
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So, your a Pontiac Ventura fan? Or maybe just a Dale Earnhardt fan

Actually I was never a Rusty fan but my favorite 4th gen car is the 75 Omega We had one. It was a dark brown metallic 2 dr. with white buckets and rally wheels. Cool looking car. Had to trade it in on a Plymouth Volare wagon back in 85 When I find a picture of it I'll post it sometime.
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So, your a Pontiac Ventura fan? Or maybe just a Dale Earnhardt fan

Both, I like all the 4th gens with the Ventura being top of the list.
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