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  1. Cooling and Heating
    hey guys so I am trying to find a aluminum radiator, shroud and electric fan or dual fans for my 62 with a 250 I6 I ordered a coldcase radiator kit that said it should fit and even one of the reviews was from someone with a 63 but with the fan its about 4in to thick and with out the fan there is...
  2. Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Hi Nova-community, I've seen some older posts about this but I'm wondering if there are any updates. I have a first-gen 62 Chevy II. I'm replacing the front clip with a Heidt's Mustang II kit. I love the way 6 cylinder motors sound with a dual exhaust and so my plan is to replace the...
  3. Electrical
    Hey guys so I have a 72 250 inline 6 and I am trying to replace the ignition coil but so far have tried 2 and neither worked. The old one works fine for the most part but every once in a while it’ll start to miss and it’s the only thing in the ignition system that I haven’t replace recently. The...
  4. 4th Generation Nova's
    Wassup y’all (new to Novas, carbs, and the site itself, big thank you for letting me in) I’m having problems with my 77 Nova concours, long story short it has a Rochester Qjet 1bbl electric choke and just recently I replaced the fast idle screw since every time I hit the throttle it cuts off. I...
  5. Body and Interior
    Hey guys this is more of a curiosity question but I’m just wondering why are there two colors of the 1st gen shield l6 fender emblems, was it that the red ones were for the nova 400 and the black ones were for the other models
  6. 1968-74 Novas
    I'll look at trades or entertain any cash offer! Details- The motor is a strong 250 Inline 6 with 100,500 factory miles mated to a 350 hydromatic automatic transmission, just had an oil change around 100,000, has heat and air (not air conditioning), newer custom blue and white interior. Was my...
  7. 1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    My 1963 Nova was shooting out oil of the dipstick and PCV breathers, & drove it like this for 2 years until I did a compression test and was between 70-100 on all the cylinders. Rebuild Time. This all started 2 years ago so if you want to see part one that led up to this check out here...
  8. Drivetrain & Performance
    I am looking for help to show me how to hook up the linkage on the Offenhauser intake with 2 one barrel Rochester carbs on an inline 250 6 cylinder engine in 1965 Chevy pickup truck or similar vehicle - should be the same - would like to know how the setup is between the firewall and the carbs
  9. Drivetrain & Performance
    anyone ever change out a power glide to a trans with OD on an inline 6? what trans is best for this? and what other info can ya offer on the process? my plans are to change the trans out to something with OD but maybe in the future swap the motor out. so is there a specific trans that would...
  10. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey all, I have a 250 in my '74 Olds Omega, and it seems the plastic cam sprocket has given up the ghost. Now that it's time to replace the gearset (motor only has 90,000 miles on it), it seems that I have to press the new cam gear only the camshaft. Question: Does the camshaft need to be...
  11. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey I need help finding out what is the problem with my inline 6, I know it over heats A LOT! and once Ive ran it for a good while (5 min down the road) I hear this boiling noise near the head? I need help figuring what this is and also smoke comes out where the firewall and the engine meet
  12. Drivetrain & Performance
    In my 71 nova I have pulled the inline 6 out and placed the 327 in and bolted it up. What I am having problems with is the accessories. Power steering pump, alternator, will they work for the 327? And if they will which mounting brackets do I need? It's the long shaft power steering pump. Also...
  13. Drivetrain & Performance
    Does anyone have anything good or bad to say about the inline 6 HEI's sold on e-bay ? Looks like I can get one for about $75 shipped to my door. That's only a good deal if its not a P.O.S. though. Anyone bought one ?
  14. Chevy II/Nova/Acadian's
    Hi, I've just learned that my nova is in fact the spirit of America edition. How valuable might this car be? Is it valuable as having an SS for example??
  15. Car Profiles
    I've been away from this site for sometime (haven't logged on since last year lol) and I've just learned that my nova MAY be the bicentennial Spirit of America edition. This was previously owned by my grandfather and has since, passed away. It has been sitting in the garage for quite sometime...
  16. Originality
    I'm having problems with my fan in my 62 nova sedan L6, I bought a knew radiator cause it was leaking and come to find out at one time or another the fan actually hit the radiator, (there were fan blade circles on the old leaky radiator). I think the person who owned the car before me put in...
  17. Drivetrain & Performance
    Hello everyone! I am in need of some advice and am hopeful that you all will share your knowledge with me once again:) I am doing a complete rebuild on my 63 nova which has the original 194 inline six. I have a new cam but no new camshaft thrust plate and my old one has a chip in it. It...
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