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Just finished painting all my suspension and firewall for my Nova.

Im about to complete my afx tall spindle with c5 disc brake conversion. Thats getting topped with qa1 coilovers and 17 inch vintage wheel works rims.

I also got my 700r4 shift kit installed and shortened driveshaft ready. Next step is to install my right stuff complete SS brake line kit.

As of now im researching a more modern wiper motor because one of the big suppliers seems over priced for their modern unit. Any ideas are welcome.

Sorry about the pictures being dark but my garage is really dark should have some light pictures when i ghet the suspension on and can roll the car outside. Thats my 383 in the waiting under the table cloth upfront which i just finished painting as well.

 

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I would say it looks good but as you said a crappy pic. Not sure about the wiper motors. $350 is high.


I promise a better pic. It came out better than I thought. I still need to compound the firewall but its like 6 coats of paint.

It was alot of (explative) welding and grinding just to get every edge smooth.

Here is a closeup pic. Its gloomy rainy and dark outside.

I seen someone retrofit an 90s s10 wiper motor and looked good. Looking into that.

 

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The body shop that did my car used the firewall blank off plate used for A/C cars:
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.ss396.com/mm5/graphics/00000007/DSE010901_detail.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.ss396.com/mm5/merchant.mvc%3FScreen%3DPROD%26Store_Code%3Dcamaro6769%26Product_Code%3DDSE010901&usg=__i12eQx1_LgHwO3aURgeTUCTGx9w=&h=450&w=600&sz=35&hl=en&start=1&zoom=1&tbnid=xAvIjWJCjBzj2M:&tbnh=101&tbnw=135&ei=8PtHUPX_K5SY9QS4oIBQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3DDSE%2Bfirewall%2Bfill%2Bplate%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch%26prmd%3Divnsfd&itbs=1 I know it's for a camaro but, they do have them for Novas...

Also, I looked into that swap and most of the guys are doing this are using manual brakes. One poster said that this would interfere with the power brake booster so, that's out for me... bummer...

Great job on that firewall...
 

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The body shop that did my car used the firewall blank off plate used for A/C cars:
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.ss396.com/mm5/graphics/00000007/DSE010901_detail.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.ss396.com/mm5/merchant.mvc%3FScreen%3DPROD%26Store_Code%3Dcamaro6769%26Product_Code%3DDSE010901&usg=__i12eQx1_LgHwO3aURgeTUCTGx9w=&h=450&w=600&sz=35&hl=en&start=1&zoom=1&tbnid=xAvIjWJCjBzj2M:&tbnh=101&tbnw=135&ei=8PtHUPX_K5SY9QS4oIBQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3DDSE%2Bfirewall%2Bfill%2Bplate%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch%26prmd%3Divnsfd&itbs=1 I know it's for a camaro but, they do have them for Novas...

Also, I looked into that swap and most of the guys are doing this are using manual brakes. One poster said that this would interfere with the power brake booster so, that's out for me... bummer...

Great job on that firewall...
Thanks

As far as the blank piece I figured I could cut out my own and why not cover the whole firewall and remove the line.

I assure you its not perfect. I was going over it tonite and it looks like I can get rid of a couple imperfections.

Yeah I already bought my brake line setup for manual disc/disc. Everything I have read so far explains that power brakes are overkill on an all disc car.

Im on vacation next week so Im hoping on getting alot done.
 
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