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  1. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey I'm new nova crew! I'm 23 @ the proud owner of a 1974 Nova 2 door coupe. Although this post dosent directly relate to my nova, but involves a power gain I accidentally achieved with my camaro checking my vaccum advance. I'm losing vacuum somewhere on my 86 camaro w/010 block 350. I have a...
  2. Electrical
    Aloha everyone. Bought my second Nova at auction recently (10 months ago, sorta recent). I've started getting into it because it'll be my daily driver for a couple months starting in just two weeks. It was clearly someone's project car that's in decent shape. I had Gary's Classics (Athens...
  3. Electrical
    Hey there, SNS people! Working on a temporary solution for a wiring harness to get my car running well enough to charge and drive without catching fire. I have removed the entire factory harness under-hood from firewall connector forward and am trying to wire it up to drive it to a new location...
  4. Electrical
    I have a 64 SS inline 6 and I am having issues with starting. On a cold start, I sometimes have to crank the car several times before it will start. If I crank too long the ignition goes completely dead, nothing at all. If I wait a few minutes the car will turnover (not starting) for a few...
  5. Electrical
    hey guys so I am getting ready to install an electric fan from cold case in my 62 and the only thing I am unsure of is where to wire in the wire that goes to switched ignition. I do have some fuse taps that I have used for my electric choke but just wondering if there is a cleaner way. thanks...
  6. Electrical
    Hey guys so I have a crank but no spark issue on my 72 250 and I can’t figure it out. I am getting power to the coil but when I put a spark plug in the coil to distributor wire I have no spark. my points and condesor are good my cap and rotor are good my coil is good what am I missing? It was...
  7. 1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    I have a 64 SS inline six. The car starts after a few pumps on gas pedal but it takes awhile. After driving the car for a few hours, it will turn over but doesn’t start. I have to pump the pedal a few times and when I turn the key, nothing happens at all, no engine turnover gauges work...
  8. 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...
  9. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a sbc 350 with a th350 on a 72 nova that had a two barrel rochester. After using the car as my daily for a while my carb started to stumble and act up on me. So i decided i would just get a fresh carb and move up to a four barrel instead of spending time and money on the two barrel. So I...
  10. Drivetrain & Performance
    73 nova with 350 engine and Holley 650. The engine started knocking, I took the heads off and two of the valves were bent. I got everything put back together and the first time I tried to start the engine it backfired through the carb. Whoops. After getting my plug wires on correctly and...
  11. Electrical
    I have a 64 SS, the other day i went to start the car and the engine was trying to start in the run position. I replaced the ignition switch but still have the same problem. New starter and solenoid. Anyone have any suggestions or help?
  12. Drivetrain & Performance
    I have a question about timing that honestly I'm kinda embarrassed to say I still am not sure of the answer. So the question is that before i put the distributor in how do you decide where to set the timing mark on the balancer? What factors dictate whether its set on 0 or advanced and if...
  13. Electrical
    my friend has a 72 nova with a 307 and we cant get it to start. It has the Accel points eliminator kit and when it wouldn't start we found the module burned up. We replaced the module and still no start, and we were out of ideas and running low on day light so we replaced the coil too and still...
  14. Electrical
    I just changed out the points on my 63 convertible nova i6 194. i read a ton of stuff on here that said you had to change out resistor wire. this would be the braided wire that goes from the terminal block on the fire wall down to the starter, right? (that's where mine went) well the...
  15. Drivetrain & Performance
    not sure if it's mixture or what but the exhaust is pretty strong. feels like i soaked my close in exhaust after i drove a couple miles. something i could do before i upgrade to a new carb? or just upgrade now?? i6 1 barrel is in it now. did some research for upgrades and found the Weber...
  16. Drivetrain & Performance
    i was wondering about upgrades for a 63 i6 nova for better performance. any suggestions on brands/makes/models for upgrades on the following would be appreciated.... electronic ignition instead of points.....(pertronix II is what i've seen to find for this, any others? how hard is it to do??)...
  17. Electrical
    I have a push button start, but I still need to turn my ignition switch on( no key needed) to power on the fuel pump,fan and so on. I want to put my ignition on a toggle switch instead. I don't want to remove the key switch. I just want to cut the wires and hook it up to the toggle. Does any one...
  18. Electrical
    I built a new dash for my 1970 nova. All wired up and ready to install. My plan is to remove the key switch for my ignation( all ready have a push start connected) and connect it to a toggle switch. Instead of ripping apart my sterling colum, can one of you experts tell me what wire I need to...
  19. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    ok so Ive been having problem with starting my car. Just had ignition replaced but few weeks after Id have to hold shifter on column up and to the front and then turn key for it to start but now it won't do anything. I have power and radio and lights come on. Somebody told me whole steering...
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