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  1. 63 Nova Getting Started

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    ******Update I am going to try to piece this back together using google photos to undue the damage caused by that other terrible image hosting site whos name I will not use*** Hi all, So I got my first Nova about 2 weeks ago. I found this car on eBay and just couldn't help myself. I had a...
  2. New1963 Nova in Berkeley CA - Need Advice

    Member Introductions
    hey guys, I made my first post a couple months ago. Haven't been able to check out the site much since then (Had a baby boy!). I know its long, please bear with me So heres what I have: a 1963 Chevy II 400 coupe, I purchased it last year. It seems fairly intact, although I suspect it's been...
  3. Hello from Northern CA

    Member Introductions
    Ive recently added a 1963 Chevy II 400 to the family. She's comes with a little bit of baggage, but when the conditions are right she runs great. The problems that I've inherited are: Over heating (common problem I've found out) Moroso oil pan dangerously close to the ground 4 lug front end...
  4. First '63 Nova (and my first car in a decade)

    Member Introductions
    Hello all, So a few weeks ago, after almost a year of Craigslist and eBay searches, I finally found a Nova that felt right. She's '63 (194ci) with pretty much original everything (including original power steering) a California car it's whole life, and, as far as I know, I'm the 3rd owner...
  5. radiator cap with gauge

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Would this radiator cap be useful or is it simply worthless??? I am wanting to keep an eye on the temp to make sure my engine is not overheating and simply relying on the dummy light is frustrating. I had some issues a while back with a faulty thermostat +a faulty wire, so no dummy light=very...
  6. molding removal

    Body and Interior
    How easy/hard is it to remove the molding that goes around the rear window on my 63 convertible? Any special tools needed? Thanks,
  7. My 63 SS wannabe

    Show and Shine
    I bought this back in 1968 and was the second owner. Originally an East coast car, I've been in New Mexico since the mid-seventies. Lots of work completed. Lots to go. Thanks for looking. http://flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157608169889744/
  8. 63 Front Suspension Upgrades

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I was one of the early buyers of the CPP mini subframe kit, which then sat in my basement for two years. Again I will refer you to Patman's article, and NOGO's original thread for install details. It went pretty easily, since the rivets on my front strut braces were already replaced by...
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