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  1. Parting 85 IROC Z what can i use off it

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I bought an 85 IROC Z last night for $800. It has 700r4, rebuilt engine ( checking if 350 or 305 ) vin says 305, headers, carb, and distributor. What parts can I use brakes, rear axle, or any front end parts?
  2. 63 Nova SS Project

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Purchased my 63 just last December. The plan is to get the running gear and suspension changed out this year and then put some miles on it. The paint and body work are very driver quality and will need to be reworked at some later time. Car currently has chevelle disc brakes up front and drums...
  3. New From Illinois

    Member Introductions
    Hello from Illinois! I recently purchased a 63 Nova SS. This is the second 63 i have owned. The first one I purchased at age 14 some 24 years ago and I remember me and my younger brother driving it around my grandfathers farm. I worked on it for several years and lacked the funds and abilities...
  4. Power door lock install in 63 Nova

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Here are a few how to pics for anyone interested in putting power locks in their 62-65. One neat feature of our cars is the lack of a vertical pull stob for the lock mechanism. This is the usual attachment point of most aftermarket lock kits. So you have to be a little bit creative. There's...
  5. PCV valve grommet

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I'm replacing the PCV valve on the 194 cid 6-cyl in my '63 Chevy II. I'm using a Fram FV237 and it fits loosely in the hole in the valve cover. I could probably wrap some tape around it to get it in snug but the assembly manual shows a grommet. I looked on-line and found a PCV valve / Crankvase...

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Anyone ever buy from NovaBrakeParts? Looks like they have the 4-lug front disc/rear drum conversion kit I'm after. Good quality parts? Decent to work with?
  7. 1963 chevy nova GOT A LONG WAY!!!!!!!!!

    Car Profiles
    i bought this car about 2 months ago im 17 so im still in high school and i have baseball right now so i dont have much time to work on it but im going to get alot done this summer. i dont have much money right now also so that could be a problem. but i bought it on ebay for 850 dollars and i...
  8. Wiring/starting problems. Need help BAD!

    I am in desparate need of some help from the wiring gods. I bought my 63 nova last fall and have no problems with the wiring/starting until I took it to get the frame straightened and they had problems starting it and jumped it several times frying many components. I've replaced my coil...