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  1. Car Profiles
    ramportin1 Pictures Year: 1973 Model: Nova custom monster in progress Engine: 307 originally, BBC going in Body/Exterior: blue, currently under construction Front End: factory for now Transmission: TH350 Rear End: 8.5 10 bolt Exhaust: none Wheels/Tires: 15" crager S/S...
  2. Drag Racing Forum
    I just wanted to share my first passes in my Nova with the new Vortec Pro 467 (https://www.chevelles.com/forums/13-...ead-build.html) Decided it was time to get this thing on the track, ran Sunday in Fontana. Car is set up with a Th400/ATI 8" converter and 9in with 3.89s, calvert suspension...
  3. Eddie Motorsports
    Attention Chevy fans: form meets function with Eddie Motorsports new billet aluminum thermostat housing. Not only does this CNC-machined piece of 6061 T6 aluminum look fantastic in several finishes, but it features a 360-degree swivel design for proper hose alignment. There is an 80-degree...
  4. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have an older style TCI Front Clip that I just started installing on my 63 Chevy II so I can easily run a Big Block (and improve the handling). I was previously using fenderwell headers with my stock front and small block. I liked the fenderwell headers and want to do the same with my big...
  5. Drivetrain & Performance
    I maybe trading my 77 roller ( really just shell) nova for a 1998 454 big block with vortec heads. Open chamber complete minus pulleys its a stock block fuel injected out of a dually truck. Supposedly it has 118000 miles on it and has recently had the heads and pan pulled to replace all...
  6. Drivetrain & Performance
    I need to get a set of headers, probably 2" primary's, for my BB swap into my 73. Do I need to get a set specific for the 3rd gen or are there other years that will fit from the 2nd gen? Any from the Camaro? The car has a 454, M20, power brakes, and power steering in it. I also have used the...
  7. Drivetrain & Performance
    I started putting together my motor this weekend and when i went to put the heads on I noticed that the head gaskets from the kit I got from Jegs covers up the water jacket on the block between the two center cylinders on both sides of the block. The other two are open. I've read a bunch of...
  8. Drivetrain & Performance
    I've got a 454 that Im having trouble figuring out what year it is and IF it even is a 454. Here are the numbers. The casting # on the back is 14015445 which could be a 75-90 454, the stamped # on the passenger front pad is TC1536575(this is the # im having trouble figuring out, cant find...
  9. 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?
  10. 3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    take a look!, updating the electrical, etc here are the stats of the car now: ’69 454 block Mark IV – 4 bolt main .030 over - 489 cu in. (4.280”) Eagle 4.25 forged stroker crank Eagle forged I-beam rods JE forged domed pistons 10.25:1 Dart Pro1 Aluminum Heads – rectangular port 310 CC...
  11. Drivetrain & Performance
    Info needed please!! any help with info on an Old school 70s turbo kit for small block chevy, Turbo is Rotomaster /air research .58, I have seen the Monte on youtube with similiar set up, I also have the factory rotomaster blow off valve ,everything looks original but would like to maybe find a...
  12. 3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Car was originally a straight-6. Was converted to 350 before we got it. Decided it was time for the hobby to car to get a new engine, but have opted for a big block. Car is still running/driving just fine on the well worn 350, and the 454 has been sourced. I've got it just about all torn down...
  13. Drivetrain & Performance
    Car: 1971 nova Engine: 468 bbc alum heads Technical notes: swaped old subframe for new '72 powdercoated subframe, installed the motor on the correct BBC frame to motor mounts. Problem: When i go to install the headers (Doug's shorty's for correct year) they hit the ps box, I jacked the motor...
  14. 3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    I just bought a 1970 nova with a GM 502 ci engine and double pumper four barrel carb. The floor panels are rusted through, but the body looks fine. I peeled back the paint in some place to check for rust and none so far. Was it a good buy at 5,200 dollars? And what maintenance should I do...
  15. Drivetrain & Performance
    Have a Chevy big block #10068286 from what I've found it should be a 1990 to 1991 454 4 bolt mark 4. The number up by the timing chain cover is T1103FCJ. Have been all over the internet can not find out what a FCJ is. Can anybody help and yes I've been to 'nastyz28' site and not had any luck...
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