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  1. Restoration / Build Costs Spreadsheet

    3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Not sure if I'm putting this in the right place. If not, let me know. I made this spreadsheet to help track the costs of this build, decided to also post it here just in case anyone else can find it useful. The formulas are put in so each column adds together the prices, and then adds those...
  2. Father and Son 1976 Nova Build

    4th Generation Nova's
    Father and Son 1976 Nova Build Note that I am going to catch up on documenting the build so the first posts are from the last few months...may take me a few days to get it all caught up to where we are today Feb 2015 and post the associated pictures In the summer of 2014, my son and I started...
  3. 65 SS progress pics

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    65 progress pics Its raining & I'm waiting on parts. So, I figured I'd post some pics of the process of making this little Chevy II my own. The day I traded for it I know the emblem is incorrect. It has to stay for now because of the holes. The silver & green "art work" & silver...
  4. My 1967 SS 4spd build

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Finally downloaded some pics of my build which I started in August, probably would have left in running had I known it wasn't going to rain this winter!:(:( When done it will have all the DSE goodies (boxes already stacked in my garage) Autogear M22W with a 406 SBC. Motor built by my neighbor...
  5. 63 Nova Getting Started

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    ******Update I am going to try to piece this back together using google photos to undue the damage caused by that other terrible image hosting site whos name I will not use*** Hi all, So I got my first Nova about 2 weeks ago. I found this car on eBay and just couldn't help myself. I had a...
  6. 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...
  7. V10 nova?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I was just doing some random searching and for some reason the thought to drop a V10 into my Nova came across my mind. It currently has a 267 V8 i have a 350sbc that i did plan to build at first. What do you all think? I am aware there would be a bit of frame work and custom mods that would need...
  8. the no name nova

    4th Generation Nova's
    that's the name for the car right now anyways. this will be my build thread, i don't know if that's the right title though since i lack the ability to build a car from the ground up. i AM working a damn small budget though, so maybe this will be helpful for people who also don't have a lot of...
  9. 302 Chevy!! Should I build it??????!!!!!!

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Im trying to line up a small block for my nova, looking for over 300hp mark 302 or 327 or 307 or 350 (I love thought of a 302!) Either motor i'm probably going to run a set of camel hump heads, a Vic Jr Intake A flat tappet cam with the specs: INT / EXH Duration...
  10. Sbc engie build

    Drivetrain & Performance
    SO I HAVE 10k TO BUILD A RADICAL ENGINE BUT DONT KNOW THAT I SHOULD BUILD, DOES ANY ONE HAVE A SBC BIULD IN THAT PRICE RANGE.. THE MORE POWER THE BETTER. I WOULD LIKE TO STAY PUMP GAS!!!!!!!!!
  11. Sbc build ??

    Drivetrain & Performance
    i have a sb400 4 bolt main block and have alumn pro 1 dart heads (dont know the specs) they were sold to me for $200 so i had to buy them. but i want to make 600hp on pump gas, can anyone give me any advice on building the bottom end? i have about $2k to spend on the rotating assembly.
  12. spark plug help

    Drivetrain & Performance
    what factors need to be considered when choosing the correct spark plug for an engine? engine size? cylinder heads(aluminum/iron)? compression ratio? any help is greatly appreciated Thanks
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