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Chevy Nova

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The Nova was a compact car manufactured in five generations by General Motors. The first four generations were equipped with front-engine, rear-wheel drive (FR) layout, while the last one was available in a front-engine, front-wheel drive (FF) layout.
Either drill lock out. or try removing rear seat back for access
Chevrolet is by itself. Other GM makes can be interchanged with each other, but not Chevy.
yes it will work you will be geared low
yes they will but the fly window will be an issue becase the 72 has fly windows and the 73 doesn't so u would have to drill holes in the top of the door for screws for the fly window other than that the exactly the same
The answer to this question is, more appropriately, "How big is your wallet?" The frame on these cars is similar to what came on the 67-69 Camaros and Firebirds. There is plenty of room to fit a big block Chevy, Pontiac 455, Buick 455, Olds 455, and very likely a Cadillac 472/500 with factory parts....
A diagram of the 1971 Chevy Nova steering column would include theignition and the shifter information along with the steering columnitself. This type of diagram is often found in the Chilton's manualfor the year and model.
unbolt it from under the hood of the car and then it comes out inside the car to change the core.
Clean the cables and bolts of all corrosion and tighten them so that the cables will not move. This will insure a good connection.jd
it could be a variate of things starter is bad, starter solenoid is bad, battery cable is bad, ground is bad, ignition is bad, there is really to many things to list as to why one wont crank with new battery but check these things first there not to hard to check and probably the problem.
Answer . Should be hel in place by 2 small screws in side the distributor cap
you will have to install a 2 bbl intake manifold to mount the 2 bbl. carb.
a v8 is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 and the distributor rotates clockwise.
A similar year Buick Apollo, Oldsmobile Omega or Pontiac Ventura would also work
Depends on the year
the 7th number will be an s
74 was, unfortunetly, a monumental year for the muscle cars. Smog, took over. Catalytic converters, HEI distributors, (which was the only good thing) unleaded only fuel. It was the proverbial, "knock out punch" to the gasping "muscle car" era. In 70, they had dome pistons. In 74, they were dished....
Dont do it.... This is a clip job.. was popular a decade or two ago... Get a Mustang II kit from Chassis Eng in Iowa or somewhere else... Rack and pinion steering etc.. far better answer!
This depends alot on what engine/tranny combination you have and how you drive it. When my '77 had the stock 305 2bbl / TH350 / 2.56 and I was in high school it got around 14mpg average. As the rings started failing, it got closer to 10. Not long after that point it threw a rod.
they should fit as it's the same body.
Depends on the year. i read that a stock 400 has less horse power than a 350sbc or an evo 5 engine,due to carb size and other miner things..but have more toque
go to the library and get a chiltons repair manual for your car.
first lower or remove the stering wheel.
I FOUND MY 72' NOVA VIN DETAILS HERE.. http://people.smu.edu/acambre/nova/decoders.html. GOOD LUCK
Most states seem to have rural communities, which are exempt. Find someone in one of those communities to MOVE in with. Some states will have a loophole buried somewhere, where if a vehicle has been worked on, and still will not pass, you can still get it through on waiver, somehow. Talk to your...
Answer . \nNo there is no points distributor for that year. Courtesy of the Garage Guru Consultant.
Your local Chevy dealer, local parts store, or machine shop, out of the classified ads, go to the local dragstrip, and start asking around the pits......
With enough money and skill anything is possible. However the '63 Nova's tires, suspension, steering, engine, brakes and drivetrain are all not set up for, nor do they lend themselves to drifting. At best you would probably have to increase the engine horsepower, rebuild the front suspension with...
They didn't. answer: The story goes that they had to rename it because "no va" in Spanish means "it doesn't go."
You have to pull the column, which is amazing easy. Loosen the bolt at the collar, two bolts hold the flange to the inside of the firewall, one big plug handles all of the wiring, and then 2 bolts attach the collar at the bottom of the dash.
First off, you will need a timing light. Hook it up to the battery, and the inductive lead on the plug wire that runs to the front spark plug. This is cylinder number 1. Follow the fan belt to the bootom, or lowest pulley, it goes around. This is your crankshaft pulley. The pulley bolts to the...
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depends most chevys came stock with 2.89:1 ratio in the dif. however the easiest way to find out exactely what our vehicle has is to remove the dif cover plate and count the teeth on the ring gear, write that down, count the teeth on the pinion gear write that down and then divid the ring gear by...
they should as they are the same body style.
It hooks into the ignition switch at the bottom and the ignition lock switch at the top.
It depends 9on what motor you put in it
Order year one catalog they have them i do have year one for my 73 nova
Desert Valley Auto parts, located in Phoenix. 623-780-8024. I bought one a few weeks ago. A little dust, but no rust!
To the point, Nova translates in Spanish "does not go".
I think that the 74 is wider, but I am not positive. However, your answer would actually be, yes. Any hot rodder, can make anything fit anything, at any given time. As for bolting right up, I don't think so. Modifications would be needed.
Those are structural, on a sub frame car, and have to be cut off, and welded back on.
piece of cake. use headers for a camaro
Sure had one a few years back, what problems are you having or what questions do you have i can try and help
1-5-3-6-2-4 #1 cylinder is up front #1 spark plug. Front of head to rear goes 123456 cylinder#s
The 6-cylinder engine was an inline-6, there was no actual V6 in a Nova in 1976.
Depends on whether it's a 6-cyl or V8, and if it's a manual or automatic Most of them had 350 turbohydramatic.
Depends on what engine it has in it. Being a 72 some one could have put a different engine in it.
If your talking about the frunk or front trunk, there is a side latch inside the car on the left under the steering column. If you talking about the deck lid in the middle of the car (where the motor is) there is another side latch on the driver's side of the car behind the driver seat.
The tail light bulbs are on a different circuit than the signal light/stop light bulbs. Check for a burnt fuse or a loose wire.
It's a simple 2 wire hookup. 1 hot wire 1 ground. Switch in hot wire optional. if you use a thermo, that will serve as the switch at preset temp. Ensure shroud fit's your core. Most fan kits come with easy to follow instructions & you just crimp the connectors.
No, the brackets & everything are different since the body changed that year. The 73 has that wide strip between bumper & body so the curved sides longer to take up the gap. I think wheelbase also changed slightly. The 73/4 are the same.
The vacuum modulator is located on the passenger side of the transmission, just above the tranny oil pan. It has a vacuum line going to it. It actuates a valve in the tranny for upshifts.
Either the powerglide, or a three on the tree. The four speed would have probably been an option, though senseless, and I doubt anyone ever ordered one with the 6. The same could probably be said about the Th350, though I am sure was offered.
Not really. There is a difference between the headlight rings.
It doesn't make a lot of difference. The fluid is pumped out of the trans, through the cooling coil in the radiator's side tank, then back to the trans. I think from the factory they come upper to upper and lower to lower.
In 74 Chevy went to the HEI system. Prior to that just points.
Well, with the proper off set, you can get about 8.5 inches under there. The late 60's rally wheel, 14X7, works well. I moved the springs inside the frame, on mine, and with a Weld, 8.5 inch wheel, I got a 26X12.50 Mickey Thompson under mine.
It's a corporate insider's code word for "ultra-high horsepower, Mustang teasing, lady-pleasing, attention stealing, muscle machine". It's used mostly in context to classic car shows and drag racing events.
yes 20 inch rims should fit on your nova with no problems But why would you want to? That's stupid. Nova is meant for the strip. Not show!
Put a container under the gearbox to let the fluid drain. Disconnect the pressure and return lines. There is a bolt with a nut that goes through the steering coupler that has to be removed. Jack the car up on the driver's side. There is 3 bolts that come through the frame that you will have to...
The heated coolant from the engine comes out of the fitting nearest the thermostat, then enters the lower heater hose nipple (or the smaller of the two nipples) then the coolant comes out of the heater and returns into the fitting on the water pump. All fittings and hoses attached to the water pump...
All but the LT-1, which had a special oiling system on it, take 5, quarts. The LT-1, takes 5.5.
No the first and most important thing you can do is replace the cam and heads. Everything else is junk. get competition headers from hooker since they are just about the only headers you will find for that car. Then just get some Jegs aluminum heads and a cam with .45 lift max unless you want to get...
Chevy V8 engine firing order . \nIt depends on which engine you are talking about. For early small block Chevy V8 the firing order is \n1 8 4 3 6 5 7 2 with the cylinders numbered odd (1 3 5 7) on the drivers side and (2 4 6 8) on the passengers side.
First of all is that a 350 is not a big block. It is a small block.
"Fixing" a wiring harness, never seems to turn out well. Even for a pro. I would suggest you get a hold of someone like Year 1, or another reproduction company. Purchasing a new one, would be a drop in the bucket, compared to the bill the fire dept., may hand you along side the highway, after...
Two things you should look at first.... 1. If the engine components haven't been updated much or at all....get an HEI distributor and ditch the points and condensers. 2. Many Novas from that time had drum brakes on the FRONT as well as the back...switch the front (at least) to disc! You can...
Answer . I had the same question. Seems it does not have a PCV valve.
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The early 71s had 9 to 1 with a 74 cc head and a 1.72 inch valve. they changed the pistons to 8.5. So if your rebuilding an early 307 and its got flat tops in it, its got 9 to 1. If you got dishes or little bowls in the pistons its got 8.5 to 1.
Answer . Hello,\n. \nI am afraid that the voltage regulator is INTERNAL. Which means that you will have to replace the alternator to fix your problem. This is an under the Z job and I think it is a 2.3hr labor rate at the shop. I can do them in about 30-45 minutes.\n. \nBefore you do replace the...
Answer . All of the Marks used an IRS 8.8" setup. So, your ring & pinion is 88.
17s is probably the biggest u can fit but will still rub frame n wont have that much of a clearance for turn. 17s is probably the biggest u can fit but will still rub frame n wont have that much of a clearance for turn
Go to NAPA auto parts and they have a catalog of all the colors for that year of nova.
You'll need to buy the correct tools, then follow the instructions included. Any auto parts supplier can get the kit. Make sure you get the oil holes lined up.
Answer . \nInside the engine, mounted to the block. The oil pan must be removed to access the pump.
if the backspacing is 5.5"
The standard crankshaft journal size for an Opel Nova is is 54.010mm. The con-rod journals are 54.997 mm in size.
No, Chevy SS only came in a two door, good luck
Answer: It took me a while to find it too. Its under the bumper. but as soon as you release that latch you have to lift the hood and release the second latch in the usual place under the hood.
There are two;first one under front bumper; then one between hood & top of Grill.