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  1. Max from Chile

    Member Introductions
    Hi folks! Im Max from Santiago de Chile, south america, and i recently got a 78 nova 350 coupe concours 4spd, that 20 years ago, was a car from the shop of my friend where i learn mechanics and started to love this american cars, i saw the car for sale and when i see the registration i realize...
  2. Me and my car, 1972 Nova

    Member Introductions
    Hi, my name is Cristián, but my nick at avery car places is CCS, im married and have 2 childs, a girl (18) and a boy (8 years old). Im new here, i from Santiago, Chile at South America. I bought my car at may, 2008. My car is a Chevrolet Nova, 1972, 4 door sedan. OEM Specs Stock 307 sbc, with...
  3. 1973 Nova Custom 2 door

    Car Profiles
    1973 Nova Custom 2-door Pictures (up to 3 should be linked in) Year:1973 Model: Nova Custom Engine: 350 Body/Exterior: Green/Green Front End: Factory Transmission: Automatic Rear End: Exhaust: factor single Wheels/Tires: factory Rally wheels Interior: Factor bench seat...
  4. 4th Gen, Houston

    Member Introductions
    Hi all, getting ready to take delivery of a 350-4 v8 1978 Nova, glad to find this site. I'm sure I'll have some questions as my skills are limited to brake pad replacement and oil changes. Here's a pic...
  5. L6 to V8 swap in 74 Nova

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I've got a 74 nova with a 250 L6/3 spd Saginaw/8.5 10 bolt. I've looked at this a couple of ways and want to build the car in segments as money allows starting with the engine. With that being said I want to run the 3 speed for a while. It’s in great shape and shifts smooth, has a Hurst Indy...
  6. '71 Nova 350 Auto Knocking/noise

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Can anyone give me there suggestion what this Knocking is? I checked out the roller rocker and none seem lose and all the rods looked okay? Possible something to do with the automatic transmission plate? The Noise as seemed to got worse after I took the rocker covers off. I posted three videos...
  7. Chassis replacement needed? im a newb.

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    hey guys I have a 74 Nova custom 4 door sedan trying to restore I bought it to learn how to work on engines. its got a 350 small block. the sub frame is in bad shape and the rear end is a little messed up :(. im having a hard time finding a new rear end and sub frame in my area that's in my...
  8. 454 swap into my 73

    Drivetrain & Performance
    My 73 is currently a 350 4-speed car but i got a hell of a deal on a 454 so i think its gonna go in my 73. What do i need to change? Will my stock radiator work? Will i have to change my steering box?(has power steering). Any header clearance issues? Is it a headache or easy swap?
  9. 69 acadian w/350zz4, looking to install T-56 6 speed

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi, so i have a crate 350 and im looking to install a T-56 6 speed this summer. i would like to do a hydraulic clutch. i know i will have to get a custom crossmember and i know where i can get it already. so all i am wondering is if theres anyone else out there thats done the same kind of...
  10. Serious Concern

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi everybody. I blew my engine about a year ago when I first got my Nova. Today I bought a 1969 350 v8. I was really excited and happy because the engine appears to be in great shape with very low miles. BUT, the owner (who gave me the shop paperwork) said that it was bored to.80. I was excited...
  11. Toploader behind a Chevy 350?

    4th Generation Nova's
    Hi Everyone, First off I am new here and this is my first post. I have recently bought a 76 Hatchback and planning on making into my first project car of my own. I have also recently bought a 350 that came out of a 69 Camaro and have decided to swap it for the Inline 6 Cylinder in the Nova. I...
  12. 350Ci Nitrous oxide build questions...

    Drag Racing Forum
    I have a top end built 350 in my 77 Nova. My question is what pistons, rings, rods, bearings, and crankshaft would I need to build this engine to withstand a 200 shot of No2 approximately 10 times a month during the racing season? It would be most helpful if you could include jegs part...
  13. Header fitment?

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Has anyone used hooker headers 2451 On a 1968 nova 350 with factory ac and manual steering? Summit says they should fit but I've...
  14. 350 No Compression in all cylinders

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I just completed a swap in my 77 from a six to a 350 sbc carb. Went to fire it finally and I'm not getting any compression in any cylinders. The 350 was torn down to the block and had been rebuilt not too long ago so I don't think all the rings could be bad. Thinking its the timing gear settings...
  15. 1973 Nova horse power?

    South Eastern US
    Hi all, i have a question, me and my friend have been debating about how much horse power my 1973 Nova 350 small block has. Its the stock 350, with a 4 bbl. edelbrock carb. my friend says its producing at least 325-350 bhp, i say its alot less, more like under 225. Anybody have a more accurate...
  16. Torque or HP for the street?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    so i still have some things to take care of on the car before i will get around to building the motor (suspension,wheels, tires,tranny). But lets face it, its much more fun to plan/think about all the torque and HP you'll have! My car is a 66 sedan with a small block 355. The car is 99% street...
  17. 65 Nova Firewall Needed

    Body and Interior
    I am in need of a firewall for a 65 Nova, 2 door, non-SS car, inline 6. Other than Chevy2, does anybody know where a reproduction can be found? I appreciate it.
  18. New Engine Build - 4 bolt

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I am restating an old project, which was a 6 cylinder '71 Nova that I picked up years ago. What I'm working with: 72' SB 350 Engine casting number 3970010 - 4 bolt main Heads casting number 3998991 - 1.72/1.5 Rebuilt turbo 350 transmission I am looking to make a nice street rod out of it...
  19. what can i do for more power (350) without spending millions

    Drivetrain & Performance
    ive got a 71 nova with a 350 in it. I recently put a new 284/284 lift cam in it. ive got headers on it. and an eldebrock intake manifold with intake spacer and a 650 edelbrock carb. and an hei distiubuter running on an electric fan. what else can i do to get more power without spending a ton...
  20. camshaft help

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I'm looking for a trw 30 30 cam or something similar, the part number for the cam is something like tp151 or tp131 its old school so its very hard to find so I would like a cam very similar to the trw 30 30 please share your opinions of what the best cam similar to the trw in performance and sound