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  1. Electrical
    I'm buying Autometer gauges for my '78 and need to know which ohm range the fuel level sender is. Does anyone here know what that is? Thanks! Ryan
  2. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi! I recently installed an all new MSD 6al ignition system on my car. I also put an msd ready to run distributor on it aswell, Which has the mechanical and the vacuum advance on it. When i Put the new distributor it I reset the timing to 0. then not realizing what the mechanical advance and...
  3. Drivetrain & Performance
    Looking to make a change. Any suggestions for good easy to tune carbs for street use. I hear Edelbrocks are a lot easier to tune for street use, a lot less screws? Just looking to get suggestions from experienced people. Thank you
  4. Drivetrain & Performance
    Got the LS3 in and working on getting fuel delivered to the stock GM fuel rail. Where is everyone mounting their fuel regulators (near diff, front side of trunk , frame rail, etc). Pics would be great. I'm going with the Tanks inc LS-FUEL-LINE KIT, link listed @bottom of thread. Planning to...
  5. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a 1973 2 door nova with a mechanical fuel pump and a leaking gas tank. The car has always smelled like gasoline and it's gotten worse as of recently. I filled up the tank with gas this past Friday and noticed gas overflowing from the seam in the middle of the tank. It appears to be the...
  6. Drivetrain & Performance
    I was wondering if anyone had any tips - tricks - gotchas - or cautions on installing my fuel pump on the 1962 L6 195. When I replaced the one on my 1966 V8 283, I was told to make sure that I was careful in the replacement because it could bend the shaft if the rocker or cam was not placed...
  7. Drivetrain & Performance
    For my 1972 is there more than one option when replacing the fuel sending unit? I've seen a couple different models and was just wondering if anyone could help me out. It's the stock gas tank btw. Thank you for any help you can give me.
  8. Drivetrain & Performance
    Whats up everybody? I have a '73 Nova with a 350 small block, and a pretty new 600 CFM Edelbrock 1406 carb. I was pulling out of work the other day when my car cut out, I tried to start it but no luck so I towed it home. About a month before this I had noticed that the carb wasn't getting a lot...
  9. Drivetrain & Performance
    I'm converting my 1972 Nova SS to a non-EEC fuel system. I have the new tank and sending unit, sender with supply and return line. My existing pump, also has two outputs. One to the carb and the other for the return. If I do not change the existing fuel pump, will I have issues like fuel system...
  10. 3rd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    I have a leaky fuel tank, and i'm looking to replace. How do i find out if it's ECC or not? Does it even matter? I don't have any emission components at this point. Please and thank you for your help
  11. Electrical
    Got a weird one on my '72 with factory fuel gauge and unkown (possibly) factory sender. The gauge works perfectly except for a peculiarity when the key is off. When the tank is less than half full and the ingintion is off, the gauge drops to below Empty, which it's supposed to. When the tank is...
  12. Drivetrain & Performance
    OK I have a 74 nova 350vortec engine it has a 650carb with electric fuel pump. The car is smoking and seems to be because of fuel. Do I need like a regulator or something? Thanks
  13. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi Everyone, New Nova owner here... 73 nova off of ebay back in November. since november, it has been sitting (sadly), but it ran fine then.. drove ~300 miles over the course of a week. I know that there was a small fuel leak when I parked it, so I put a 3 gallon drip pan under the car to...
  14. 4th Generation Nova's
    I got new autometer gauges for my 78 nova. Do I need to drop the gas tank in order to hook up the new fuel gauge?
  15. 4th Generation Nova's
    I bought my 78 nova a few months ago and now I'm tearing into it. My friend is going to make me a custom dash and I'm going to replace the gauges. I found this complete Auto meter set on summit. The problem is that the fuel gauge says that it is electric. If I understand right, the fuel gauge in...
  16. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi All, I'm a complete novice so I'm looking for suggestions on how and what to troubleshoot to figure out why my car suddenly won't start. Here's the history of what's going on. 1971 Nova, 350 w/TH350 1. A few months ago I had a new carb and intake installed. It would start fine...
  17. Drivetrain & Performance
    i drive a 1976 chevy nova 350 v8 my intake is a performer my carb is a Rochester quadrajet 4bbl.. i think the year i saw on it was 1965 So all over one tiny bolt! the bolt going through my altinator into my head snapped off, flush with the head...after snapping off a nitrate coated bit and...
  18. Electrical
    Hey fellas, I need your help, again :) I'm in the process of replacing my leaky fuel tank with a new Jaz fuel cell (Bladder in a box). Since I got the car the gas gauge would only read 1/4 full even if the tank was full. Initially I thought that the float was broke or corroded. Long story short...
  19. Electrical
    do i have to drop the tank to get to it? also, im going to run new wiring to the gauge because the last owner riped it all out.:mad: there are 3 posts on the gauge, can anyone tell me what color wire from the sending unit connects where on the gauge? thanks, greg
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