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  1. Floor lights and or ashtray light?

    Body and Interior
    hello, can anyone tell me where does this lights are attached to? first one seems to be pedal lights and the another could be the ashtray light or maybe another floor light? they work with the dimmer and stays on when you turn on the lights thanks in advance - Nova 73 250 Automatic 2 door coupe
  2. New engine to install soon

    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...
  3. Simplified wiring for 69...

    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...
  4. First gen v8 swap starter wiring

    Electrical
    I swapped my 6 for a 8. The engine is 80-85 350. I am trying to wire up the starter. 1. I have the power wire running to the large center post 2. i have two eyelets. - 1 purple - 1 black red / 1 black I tried both eyelets on both posts. I can hard jump it. Please help to understand...
  5. 1971 Nova no brake lights

    Electrical
    New to the forum and new (to me) car. I've been perusing the many brake light threads already but I've yet to find one that pertains to my situation. 1971 Nova 4 door sedan, original everything 250/powerglide. I have turn signals, hazards, taillights, headlights, sidemarkers, hi beams, horn...
  6. First time starting sbc, inconsistent starter power

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I'm having issues getting my 383 started for the first time. The timing is off which I know how to adjust. The problem I'm having is with the starter/power. Sometimes when I crank the engine it barely turns as though the battery's almost dead, then when I try again it cranks normally, it's very...
  7. No tail lights 62 Chevy II

    Electrical
    Headlights work on both high and low beam. Brake lights work but the passenger side is brighter than the drivers side. tail lights do not work at all. double checked with the painless wiring diagram and everything is correct. any idea's or experience with this. It's a new headlight switch...
  8. '64 Nova Wagon Rear Window Wiring Hookup...

    Electrical
    Hey guys, I have a '64 Nova Wagon, and I am in need of replacing the rear wiring on the vehicle. I found out that the original wiring cannot be replaced and/or replicated. With the new wiring set-up it obviously does not come equipped with the rear tail-gate power window wiring. I was...
  9. New fuse box and wiring harness

    Electrical
    Hello I have a 1973 Nova that has a few wiring issues. I have been having some fuse problems. The cars wiring has never had a full go over before and I'm starting to have some issues with fuses blowing. The original fuse box seams to have a lot of add on wires that people have installed over the...
  10. Just a few wiring questions....

    Electrical
    I have a 1970 Nova 4 door that upon tearing apart I have found the harness to be very brittle, falling apart, cut, chewed on by mice etc... I am planning on replacing the entire harness from front to rear, and have a couple of questions prior to starting this task.Plans for the car include a...
  11. 78 complete wiring?

    Electrical
    I have a 78 with a big block. The wiring is a complete birds nest from the previous owner. I believe it has now came to point where it has a created a short; my battery will not hold a charge. Instead of going through the hassle of trying to track down the short, I just want to put all new...
  12. Tail light iso wire

    Electrical
    Hello, I am hooking up a Viper alarm to my 74 and need to hook up to the tail light iso wire. I found the wire in the wiring diagram but as far as I can see it doesn't come to the front. Do I need to run a wire to the back or is there another way. It also hooks to an ignition flex relay...
  13. 1973 Nova heat

    Originality
    When I purchased my 1973 Nova Custom I was told it was and A/C car after some research I found out it was true. The guy I bought it off of completely gutted the ENTIRE heat and A/C system except the control cables and I believe some under dash wiring I am currently deployed and unable to...
  14. Question On One Brake Light Not Working!

    Electrical
    Having problems getting my right rear brake light working. I was reading this post - yellow & green are the turn signals, brown are running... you'll use the brown wire for the license plate lamp. splicing/junction the wires from left tail to plate lamp to right tail lamp will be needed... the...
  15. Ignition totally dead after jump start

    Electrical
    Ok, i am in the home stretch of getting my 70 nova completed. The car was running fine for initial startup and break in, never an issue from day one (msd 6btm and stock harness). The battery was weak (tried to start it, it turned over very weakly - not nearly enough to start it) so brought my...
  16. 1975 Nova 262 V8- turn signal lights won't come on.

    Electrical
    Hey I'm new here and a complete novice when it comes to working on cars. I just didn't grow up around it. Anyway my dad bought this 1975 Chevy nova brand new and this last year he gave it to me and it's my everday driver and I love her. Have had hardly any problems but I can't get any of the...
  17. 68 Engine Starting Problems

    Drivetrain & Performance
    So I am in the final stages of a restoration 68 Nova 2dr. I was planning on getting the engine running so I could work on the car outside to enjoy the CA weather so i bought new (stock) engine wiring harness from Classic Industries. Since installing the new harness i have not been able to get...
  18. Read this 62 stop, turn, tailight fix!

    Electrical
    I recently aquired a 1962 Chevy II 300 4 door sedan with 2.5L 153cu.in. 4 cyl. I was wanting to check it out completely (brakes, electrical, add tri-gauges, etc.) before taking it to any car shows or on weekend trips. I purchased several new parts just as a precaution and to ensure nothing would...
  19. wIRING HARNESS

    Electrical
    im am interested in rewiring my 71 nova any suggestions on a wiring harness i have this one in mind http://www.autowiringsolutions.com/item.php?item_id=215 im getting it for a good deal would this 14 circuit be suffice? thanks.
  20. general charging system questions.

    Electrical
    okay guys, time to put your electrical expertise to my own selfish use. i have a 1971 nova with a 350. when i got the car the batt read 12 volts at idle. i bought a new alt, still only getting 12 volts at idle. got an alt for a 84 camaro with a 305 and installed it. the old alt wiring harness...
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