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  1. Wheel/Tire Fit Question

    Wheels and Tires
    Hi All; My son and I recently purchased a 4 door 1966 Nova with a 230 straight six cylinder engine and two speed automatic transition. As far as we know, the axles are original and it has drum brakes and 13 inch wheels all around. Everything I have found indicates that 14 inch wheels were the...
  2. Mac from near Nashville, TN

    Member Introductions
    I was a teenager in the 70s, and we didn't quite grasp how fully awesome these cars were. Friend of mine had a black 63 for a little while. Believe we cracked the block "washing" the engine when it was still hot. Instead of rebuilding, we got a Corvette. Yeah, these babies were a little cheaper...
  3. Clock Question

    Electrical
    Just want an opinion and see where the majority lies. Because I have heard about many different opinions and not sure what is accurate or which ones are "wives tales". I got an NOS clock for my 66 in 1997 and it worked great for about a year. Then it stopped. It is now in the shop being...
  4. Post car turned into coupe?

    Body and Interior
    Hi, I am new to this site. I am looking to buy a 1966 or 1967 nova. I have come across quite a few post two doors, and not so many coupes. My question is: can a post car be turned into a coupe? I have seen 4 door to 2 door post, but not coupe. Thanks
  5. widest possible wheels on a '66??

    Wheels and Tires
    i have a '66 sedan that i plan on mini tubbing and dropping in a narrowed 9". My question is what is the widest tire can i stuff under the back with just moving the leaf springs. I dont want to use a fuel cell or anything like that. i want to keep my stock fuel tank. thanks for the help!
  6. Need Modern Seats For My '66!!

    Body and Interior
    I want to replace my front seats with seats out of a modern day car. I want to be able to go to a junk yard or ebay and find some seats that are black leather with a similar pattern as the ones i have now. My goal is to not need them to be recovered or get custom covered. Any ideas for a donor...
  7. Been lurking for a while...

    Member Introductions
    I've been a member of the site for a while, but haven't posted too much. I am currently stationed at Ft Lewis, Wa., but try to spend as much time in So cal as possible. I've previously owned a 73 Nova (my high school hot rod), a 62 convertible, and a 63 SS convertible. In addition to the...
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