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  1. Drivetrain & Performance
    72 Nova. Just got my block back from the machine shop. Bored 30 over, line honed for a 400 crank. I have the whole lower eagle rotating assemble. I dont want to use vortec heads. What is a good cam and head combination to use, or if ypu have something to sell im interested. Its building as a...
  2. Drivetrain & Performance
    HELP !! I have a 67 Chevy ii that had a 283 in it,,,I believe the car originally was a 6....I pulled the motor and sold it and am trying to install my new 383 stroker with new urethane motor mounts...they do not line up with the frame mounts,,,,what do I need to do...
  3. Drivetrain & Performance
    So I scored a freshly machined 350 block on craigslist, bored 0.060 over with a set of 060 pistons, rods and new bearings for next to nothing. My question is what parts would you recommend to build this out to a 383 stroker on a budget? Looking for recommendations on: Crankshaft, camshaft, heads
  4. Drivetrain & Performance
    I am getting ready to order a motor for my 67 Nova....looking at 383 stroker 470 HP from Summit Racing along with a Hughes TH350 manual body ..reverse pattern and transbrake....is this a good combo ?? Anyone else use this ??
  5. Drivetrain & Performance
    I Have a problem that I have been fighting with on my nova. Its a 383 with a 671 blower. When i first start the car up and take it for a drive, my temp goes way up. 220, 230, even hit 240, then it will go right back down like the thermostat opened up and let it flow. it will do this 2 or 3 times...
  6. Body and Interior
    I am in the process of putting a crate 383 stroker in my 1969 nova. I am trying to find front marker bezels with "383" instead of my "350". I checked Classic Industries but they don't appear to carry a "383" bezel. Can anyone direct me to where I can find some? thanks for your help!
  7. Drivetrain & Performance
    So I'm very new to the car world, so just try and put up with me. I'm 23, navy aviation ordnancman. Recently decided it was that time in my life to start working on what I enjoy. And you guessed it, I love old cars haa. Went out about a week ago and bought a 74 nova custom, has a 383 in it...
  8. Drivetrain & Performance
    Well, dropped off the car and all the parts at Bulldog Rod & Custom got a look at the engine the other day, figured I would share them! :)
  9. 3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Just picked up this one in October 2012. Plans are new 383 stroker, 342 rear end, 700r4 trans. Any one have any other cool ideas will greatly be appreciated.
  10. Drivetrain & Performance
    So I'm going with the Holley Ultra Street Avenger 670 cfm vac sec electric choke, with a edelbrock air-gap intake on this engine. I wanted your guys opinion on a carb spacer... I was thinking a 2" http://www.summitracing.com/parts/EDL-8712/ but would a 1" be the better idea? I have a 2+ inch...
  11. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I must start by saying I'm sorry if this doesn't make any sense. I don't really know what I am talking about when it comes to cars so I have been known to ask a stupid question from time to time. That being said, I am looking to strengthen the frame and my cousin suggested I get "sub frame...
  12. Drag Racing Forum
    can anyone tell me where a good place to order a 383 stroker is for a cheap price?
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