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Nova: How To

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paint body
Jim Smart Aug 12, 2019
Proper Sheetmetal Prep is the Foundation to Getting Great Paint
Proper body preparation and spray technique is the key to getting a great looking paintjob on any car. » Read More
chassis suspension
Steven Rupp Apr 29, 2019
Fitting a Modern, High-Performance Drivetrain in Your Early Chevy Nova
Our 1963 Chevy II/Nova project gets its new Schwartz chassis and we massage the sheetmetal to fit the new drivetrain. » Read More
interior
Taylor Kempkes Oct 25, 2018
Giving Power to 1967 Chevy Nova Windows
We walk you through the installation process of replacing manual window winders with power regulators from Electric-Life on a 1967 Chevy Nova. » Read More
engines drivetrain
Jim Smart Apr 30, 2018
Cleaning up the Engine Bay of a 1969 Chevy Nova
Restoring and cleaning up the engine bay breathes new life into a 1969 Chevy Nova. » Read More
chassis suspension
Jim Smart Apr 4, 2018
A Schwartz Performance chassis can inject modern performance into your classic Chevy
A look at the Schwartz Performance factory where they fabricate bolt-in chassis for some of our favorite Chevrolet classics. » Read More
How To Splice and Weld a Partial Panel Replacement
Most enthusiasts don’t like to waste parts or pay for something they don’t need, so the idea of buying a replacement sheet metal part ... » Read More
Mark Ehlen Mar 19, 2018
paint body
Installing a Currie 9-inch Rearend and Ladder Bars Under an Early Nova
LP Racing installs a Currie Enterprise 9-inch rearend in a vintage Nova sporting Speedway Motors ladder bars. » Read More
Jim Smart Dec 11, 2017
chassis suspension
Replacing the quarter-panels on your early Chevy II or Nova
Our 1963 Nova takes a big leap toward being a car again with the addition of new quarter-panels. » Read More
Steven Rupp Oct 23, 2017
paint body
We Rescue a Smog-Era Nova and Give the Engine a Tune-Up
A 1974 Nova gets pulled out of the weeds and treated to a new ignition system. We also remove the emissions equipment to simplify the ... » Read More
Tommy Lee Byrd Sep 26, 2017
engines drivetrain
Saving a Rusted-Out 1963 Chevy II
We start saving a 1963 Chevy II that was nearly a lost cause. » Read More
Steven Rupp Jun 29, 2017
paint body
Easy bolt-on ways to upgrade the steering in your classic Chevy
Classic Performance Products and ididit bring you close ratio power steering and cool tilt-wheel comfort. » Read More
Jim Smart Jun 2, 2017
engines drivetrain
Detroit Speed QUADRALink and Strange Rearend Install on a 1967 Nova
We break out the heavy tools to install a Detroit Speed Inc. QUADRALink suspension system, subframe connectors, and a Strange rearend in a ... » Read More
Steven Rupp Feb 16, 2017
chassis suspension
Upgrading a Stock 10-Bolt Rearend With a Limited-Slip
We take a stock 10-bolt rearend and upgrade it with a limited-slip for better traction off the line. » Read More
Tim Sutton Feb 15, 2017
engines drivetrain
We Install Mini-Tubs From Detroit Speed in a 1967 Nova
We break out cutters and welders to install Detroit Speed Inc. mini-tubs in a 1967 Nova to make room for a QUADRALink suspension system. » Read More
Steven Rupp Jan 18, 2017
paint body
A Suspension Upgrade Makes this 1967 Nova Handle Like a Track Warrior
We perform a full suspension upgrade on this 1967 Nova, starting with a new front subframe from Detroit Speed, Inc. » Read More
Nick Licata Dec 22, 2016
chassis suspension

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