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  1. Electrical
    There literally is nowhere that shows the path the harness should take ANYWHERE onlone, no videos or pictures, even in manuals I have nothing but other cars yes. Im tryin to remember how to run the starter and alternator side. I think it went into the transmission well and around the dipstick to...
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  3. Electrical
    Trying to get my car running, swapped in my engine to this body like 2 years ago and the harness so I trying to find good images of where they go and no luck. The guy that had the car before me was an idiot. Also I should mention this harness was in my other car with this engine and the harness...
  4. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    hi everyone Im trying to plan out a v8 swap for my 62. my plan is to put a 383 stroker, not sure yet about the transmission. my question is do I need to do anything with my suspension. i thought for sure that I would have to upgrade, but I have read a few threads and some guys are saying that...
  5. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi everyone I have a 1962 coupe with a 3.2L 194 and When looking at parts I’m seeing that a lot of the time it says that a part is compatible with 1963 through some year I forget the exact year but not with 1962s and there is usually a different part number but the part looks the same what is...
  6. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey guys. My fathers first car was a '66 Chevy Nova V8 Sport Coupe. He bought it used in '73 and broke it down (to build a dragster), stored it in my grandparents garage and never put it back together. Fast forward to 2020. I am now starting my first muscle car restoration project. Unfortunately...
  7. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi Guys, I have a new engine coming for my 66 and had some questions as I am relatively new to swapping engines. I pulled the old engine last weekend. I have a small bunch of wires coming through the firewall near where the steering column come through and was wondering if anyone knows what they...
  8. Electrical
    Guys, I'm looking for a simplified drawing or sketch of the engine wiring for the 69. I just put in a new 383, mini-starter, Davis unified distributor and coil, and a 1-wire alternator. I think I'm just over-thinking things, but I'm sure this has already been done by someone, so if there's a...
  9. Drag Racing Forum
    First things first. I have a 388 Casting code 350CI SBC 4 Bolt main. What type of fuel can I run / Crankshaft stroke question With the parts I will be running I have used the summit racing compression calculator and determined it to be a 11:1 ratio. What type of fuel grade can I run? I will...
  10. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Hey all- hoping for someone with a bit more experience to help me out with this question so I can consider my options before moving forward. I have a 73 Nova with a 350 that's reaching the end of it's life. The car is my daily so I'm looking into engine swap options/efi/etc etc etc. My buddy...
  11. Drivetrain & Performance
    I'm having a 350 short block rebuilt and I'm trying to choose what cam and stall converter to go with. The shop rebuilding the engine suggested I go with either of the cams linked below. My horsepower goal is 400+ but that might be a stretch...
  12. Drivetrain & Performance
    i have a 1974 nova with original straight 6, on top of the thermostat housing is a little valve/pressure switch that i am told controls to auto choke, mine is snapped in half... any ideas where i can buy a new one.. i have tried all the auto parts places(napa, autozone, advance auto etc..) no...
  13. Body and Interior
    I'm looking for some advice from others who have had the problem of interior heat. I've been feeling like I'm in an oven when driving my 73 in Texas, especially during rush hour traffic. At first I though the heater was somehow on heating up my car but come to find out the heat is coming from...
  14. Drivetrain & Performance
    Can anyone give me there suggestion what this Knocking is? I checked out the roller rocker and none seem lose and all the rods looked okay? Possible something to do with the automatic transmission plate? The Noise as seemed to got worse after I took the rocker covers off. I posted three videos...
  15. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have been unable to find a source for a re manufactured engine for a Gen one (or two) Chevy II style small block. I have a tired L77 283 that I can pull and ship off to re-builder, if that's the route recommended. It is not original so I am not so concerned with numbers matching or even...
  16. Drag Racing Forum
    I have a 72 pontiac venturaII (3100lbs) 8.5 gm 10 bolt 4.10 gears full spool 406 sbc .200 dome speed pro pistons,steel crank,5.7 rods,solid roller lifters,dart iron eagle platium 230 heads 2.08/1.60 64cc, flows 307cfm @.700 lift [email protected] .700 lift. 830 race style holley carb. 5500 stall 350...
  17. Drivetrain & Performance
    Seeing as an engine swap in my '65 from 194ci to a 327 SBC is ineffivitable, are there any modifications that need to be done so the 2speed powerglide can handle the higher amounts of torque and horsepower of the small block engine? I am aware that I will need a new radiator and will have to...
  18. Drivetrain & Performance
    1963 Nova Coupe Straight 6. I have replaced the gas tank, fuel line, fuel pump, pump to carb line, and rebuilt the carb. The choke pull-off is broken and I have a new one on order, but could this be the reason the engine only runs for a few seconds? I can also only get it to start when I put gas...
  19. 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...
  20. Parts for Chevy II/Nova/Acadian
    A 1966 snorkel type intake manifold (stock) that will work on any early small block but has casting numbers for a 1966 chevy II, 283 engine, 220 hp: · 3882858 · L215 · GM7
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