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tx71nova - 1971 Nova, it's finally done enough to drive!!





Year: 1971

Model: Nova 2 door

Engine: 355, reconditioned rods and crank, holley 600, edelbrock performer intake, GM 193 swirl port heads (with mild porting), comp xe256, crane cams hei conversion, 9.6:1 comp ratio, clevite bearings and KB cast pistons

Body/Exterior: over a years worth of body work done by me. Painted GM spice red metallic. Wet sanded and buffed by me.

Front End: Completely rebuilt by me with 1 1/2" drop springs (didnt do anything)

Transmission: Rebuilt (by me) saginaw 3 speed manual with Hurst mastershift shifter, RAM muscle car clutch

Rear End: Air shocks, 8.5" open 3.08, mono leafs for now

Exhaust: Flowtech headers, hooker exhaust kit, dumps in front diff

Wheels/Tires: Front: 14x6 205/50r14 and Back: 15x7 255/60r15 cragar rims

Interior: Bench seat, re wrapped dash, completely black vinyl interior, new headliner, rear sails and shiftworks tach in dash

Electrical: Less of a mess then it was when i got it, auto meter gauge pack, sylvania silver star headlights, red LEDs in dash

Sound system: Cheap deck, 140 watt front speaker, pair infinity speakers rear

Additional Comments: Still a couple of things left to put on
 

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paint and body work look good did you have your original dash pad recovered and if you did what was done and what type of vinyl was used
 

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paint and body work look good did you have your original dash pad recovered and if you did what was done and what type of vinyl was used
i had a co workers dad recover the dash, so i have no idea what type of vinyl was used.

looks great! :yes:
thanks man, its been a long process
 

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I LOVE THE COLOR, BUT I'D SLAM IT ABOUT 2 IN. IN THE FRONT AND 3 IN THE BACK! :yes:
MAYBE EVEN 3-4 :devil:
 

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I LOVE THE COLOR, BUT I'D SLAM IT ABOUT 2 IN. IN THE FRONT AND 3 IN THE BACK! :yes:
MAYBE EVEN 3-4 :devil:
Nice looking car but i would try to lower it some. It really rides high.
yea i know it rides high in the back. there are 1.5" drop spring in the front (i dont think they did anything) and the back is high because of a combination of shackle extensions and 2" shock spacers and air shocks. the front is only a 14" rims so it dosent look right and there is a pretty tall tire in the back too. next year i will end up getting new tires and probably some 15" rims on the front and regular gas shocks in the back with removal of the shock and shackle extension.
 

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I LOVE THE COLOR, BUT I'D SLAM IT ABOUT 2 IN. IN THE FRONT AND 3 IN THE BACK! :yes:
MAYBE EVEN 3-4 :devil:
Nice looking car but i would try to lower it some. It really rides high.
^^^^^^^ Don't listen to these two characters.:devil::no::rolleyes::D:D:D
They're from Cali. They don't understand that you and I gotta get'em high ta get through da snow.:eek::devil::devil::yes::D:D:D
Good lookin' unit.:D:yes::D:cool::D
 

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^^^^^^^ Don't listen to these two characters.:devil::no::rolleyes::D:D:D
They're from Cali. They don't understand that you and I gotta get'em high ta get through da snow.:eek::devil::devil::yes::D:D:D
Good lookin' unit.:D:yes::D:cool::D
haha she will never see snow:no::no:, but you have to keep the cars high in minnesota with all the crater size pot holes in the road :D:D
 

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^^^^^^^ Don't listen to these two characters.:devil::no::rolleyes::D:D:D
They're from Cali. They don't understand that you and I gotta get'em high ta get through da snow.:eek::devil::devil::yes::D:D:D
Good lookin' unit.:D:yes::D:cool::D
AHHH YA GOT ME JOE, YOU'RE RIGHT, DON'T LISTEN TO ME!:no:









BUT........................
SLAM IT ANYWAY :devil:
 
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