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  1. HELP! Deck height Specs?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hello all! I'm in process of rebuilding my original SS Nova small block. Dad rebuilt it in 1992 and its tired. I'm trying to find out what the stock deck height really is. Machine shop says it's 9.032" mine measures 9.022" Dad also said it was decked back in the day, but didn't remember how...
  2. Smallblock Rebuild - Part Advice?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hello everyone, So this last weekend it was pretty warm out so I deiced it would be a good time to finally yank my engine and trans. When I bought this car the owner had advertized it has having a 327 engine; however, once the engine was out I decided to run the block casting number and, to my...
  3. 78 complete wiring?

    I have a 78 with a big block. The wiring is a complete birds nest from the previous owner. I believe it has now came to point where it has a created a short; my battery will not hold a charge. Instead of going through the hassle of trying to track down the short, I just want to put all new...
  4. How can I ... Identify 66 L79 Nova Block

    The 283 in my 67 is getting tired. I'd like to find a L79 short block to rebuild. I have a four speed I know the casting is different in a Nova block for the shift linkage. 1. Can someone explain what to look for in the L79 Nova block casting. 2. Did they put these type of 327 L79's in any...
  5. 327 motor

    Parts for Chevy II/Nova/Acadian
    327 motor, new pistons and rings F1221ZK (left front bank) Casting Code (left rear bank) 3791362 Casting Date (right rear bank) L165 needs to get a good detergent washing, dry it out, lightly re-hone cylinders, hand polish throws on crank and double check all clearances, it needs a new...
  6. New build 500+hp 500+tq 383 4 speed combos

    Drag Racing Forum
    Finally got around to buying a bare chevy 350 and taking out the old 383 that has a cracked starter ear mount. Im looking to make a 500+hp car, 500+tq on a 4 speed auto. This is going to be a street/strip. Read bunch of posts here, sounds like everyone has opinions on afr's dyno website. I'm...
  7. 1998 Vortec Engine for a 65 Nova

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I have found a donor engine for the 65 Nova but I do not know if the price is good, bad or indifferent. Heck, I'm not sure if this will drop right in my Nova after the oil pan is swapped, electric fuel pump is hooked up, and the intake with carb is fitted. What I do know is that it has the set...
  8. My 77 novaa

    4th Generation Nova's
    My first ride take a look very nIce a lot of work :)
  9. 62-65 fuse block

    sorry for posting this here, but i can not post on wanted parts. Not sure why, new to site. Anyways, I noticed alot of people are updating their wiring. Anyone willing to sell or give for free the old fuse block!