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  1. Introducing my 74 pontiac ventura

    Member Introductions
    Hello everone! My name is Ricky Im 24 years old and i never knew how cool the nova is until I saw the movie death proof. Instantly, the nova was the baddest car on the block for me. I love collecting and repairing vintage vehicles! One day, a fellow passed by me in a 1974 pontiac ventura sprint...
  2. G'day from Australia 74 Nova hatchback

    Member Introductions
    Hi guys, Just a bit of an introduction, im Mat from Australia! I recently purchased a 74 hatchback! Two weeks before my first child the wife finally greenlighted it! It was interstate so I flew up with my old man to check it out. It wasn't quite what it was supposed to be. Despite...
  3. 74 Nova Fan Shroud

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hello all; I am looking for a fan shroud for my 74 Nova. Swapped a 350 in place of the old 250 L6 and I cannot find anyone who reproduces the OE fan shroud for 73 or 74 Novas. Is there anyone who carries them? Thanks in advance!
  4. 1974 fan shroud

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Hey guys. Where can I find a fan shroud for a 1974 Chevy Nova with a 350 (23" core)? I cannot find any online. Thanks
  5. in need of Advice/help for 74 nova

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    wife bought me this project '74 Nova for my birthday this year, so far all I have done is replaced all the brake lines. I took it to get inspected and the only thing that kept it from passing was the rear end (see attached Pics) any ideas or advice on how to fix this issue, looking to try and...
  6. Iowa Swap Meets?

    Mid Western US
    Hello, I'm new to this site and just recently bought a 1974 Nova hatchback that I am working on restoring. I need to find interior parts and I'm finding some of them very hard to come by. Does anybody know if there are any good swap meets in Iowa and if there are, when and where will they be held?
  7. 74 Chevy Nova Hatchback- Fan shroud needed

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    I replaced the inline six that was in my car with a 350. The stock motor did not come with a fan shroud. I have searched high and low for a shroud, but have come up empty. Is there another year model that will fit? There is nothing for a '74 Nova. Devin
  8. I wanna change my back bumper on my 74 to a 72 bumper

    Body and Interior
    I have a 74 nova and like everyone I hate the bumpers on it.. I want to change the back bumper on it... So my question is have anyone seen it done before? what would I need besides the bumper? I been lookin at the 72 bumpers I believe it would work...thanks
  9. 1974 trunk headache

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    well this all started when i filled up my gas tanks in my nova and it leaked. so i bought a new gas tank and sanded it down painted it in bed armor. well so i go to pull the old one out and shoot its the wrong tank stupid hatch back haha. any ways i got the right one for $50 and free set of...
  10. 1974 nova trunk/gas tank brace

    Body and Interior
    I have have a 1974 chevy nova and I'm trying my best to redo the trunk I bought a new gas tank for it because the guy before me drilled through the old one to patch the rust hole in the truck so I'm ripping out everything bad and starting over. But any way the truck support for the left side was...
  11. My 1973 refresh - Add steel supports to your fiberglass fender!

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Hey all, I am currently working through a second rebuild of my 74 Nova. The paint and everything is over 18 years old so the time to refresh the car has come. I am removing all body moldings and chrome markers. I am also moving to 69-70 bumpers for the tighter fit and adding 69 Z-28...
  12. 1974 Kick Panel Speakers

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    So I have been looking at the forums and still don't have a clear answer to Kick Panel speakers. From what I am told is the aftermarket kick panels up to 72 with speakers don't fit. Has anyone place 6.5s into their existing kick panels. Any feedback would be appreciated. B.
  13. Some refer a good body shop in los angeles,CA

    South Western US
    Hey guys looking for some shops you guys can refer me to. I want to basically do the body first ive already started doing most of the tear down my self and found some rust spots in places i know i dont have the tools to reach or knowledge to treat. i want to smooth the body and engine bay have a...
  14. 1974 3-speed. Definitely a project but I have too many ?

    Ebay, etc. Discussion
    Here you go, folks. A bit of a project but a 3-speeder. ? http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/ptd/3314673659.html GerryLP:cool:
  15. 1974 spirit of America

    Chevy II/Nova/Acadian's
    Hi, I've just learned that my nova is in fact the spirit of America edition. How valuable might this car be? Is it valuable as having an SS for example??
  16. Driver side caliper locking , NEED HELP!!!

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I have a 1974 Nova and my driver side caliper locks up every time i push the brakes. I've changed the master cylinder, brakes, rotors, and proportioning valve and still none of that fix the problem. I also have checked the lines and booster and they are fine. So if anyone has any idea on what to...
  17. Need help on my 74 nova!!!

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I have a 74' Nova and I am going broke trying to fix my front brakes. My driver side caliper keeps locking up, and I have tried everything to fix it. I replace flex lines, calipers , pads , rotors , master cylinder , booster and proportioning valve. Also I have cleaned the lines. The problem...
  18. 74 Nova Parts Spirit of America

    Member Introductions
    Hi everyone My name is Jamie Bargelt and as a teenager my dad and I had our Spirit of America Nova featured in the Dec. 1985 of Nova Times. Sadly, I totaled it in 1986. Looking at this site the last week has brought back great memories and There are a lot of dedicated owners with beautiful...
  19. need help!! :)

    South Western US
    I was wondering if there are any mechanics in the area that could help me out with my Nova. It has been sitting here in the garage for at least a decade so I have no Idea what kind of problems it may have. Also, If they're willing to teach me the trade, I'll be a happy camper lol
  20. new carb help?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    hey guys, i wanted to get a bigger carb for my 74 nova, and my dad went ahead and ordered a holley 670 street avenger and an edelbrock high rise manifold, i dont have the product number but i have two problems; how much space do i have for a new air cleaner? and what size air cleaner? im trying...
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