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Forum: Lounge 07-08-2024, 05:52 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 85,655
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Good point Don, mine almost twisted off, but tore...

Good point Don, mine almost twisted off, but tore the belt bad. Put the Napa ones back on. Those little details make a difference Matt...
Forum: Lounge 07-03-2024, 09:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 85,655
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Looks good Matt! When you get a chance, paint the...

Looks good Matt! When you get a chance, paint the back side of your spare wheel a satin black. The factory used a black primer on the Rally Wheels. Try and find some original green 3/8 fuel line...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-17-2024, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,023
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Most radiator shops will clean the inside of a...

Most radiator shops will clean the inside of a fuel tank. They use some type of strong acid to flush out the tank and then seal the entire inside. This is what i did a number of years back and has...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-30-2023, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,129
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
I agree what Rick (Mr.70) said. I think the 69 SS...

I agree what Rick (Mr.70) said. I think the 69 SS Wheels were painted the Charcoal color and the 70 AO wheels were black in color. I purchased an original AO wheel a number of years ago, untouched,...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-23-2023, 07:50 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 116,070
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Great job on the resto, car really looked nice....

Great job on the resto, car really looked nice. One?, why did you install 15-inch wheels and tires instead of the original 14's??
Forum: Technical & Restoration 08-25-2023, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Get the AC Delco type at Rock Auto, that's what i...

Get the AC Delco type at Rock Auto, that's what i did.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-06-2023, 02:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 50,095
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Outstanding car!!

Outstanding car!!
Forum: Lounge 04-28-2023, 08:56 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 85,655
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Matt, nice job on the stance. It's perfectly...

Matt, nice job on the stance. It's perfectly straight and even across.
Forum: Lounge 04-14-2023, 07:37 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 85,655
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
My Z sits at 24.5" front and 25" at the rear....

My Z sits at 24.5" front and 25" at the rear. Both front and rear springs are original to the car with the correct Firestone Sport Car 200 tires. I would say, yours are close. I'm sure my springs sat...
Forum: Preservation forum 03-13-2023, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,069
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
You can try Krown Rust Protection. I used it on...

You can try Krown Rust Protection. I used it on my truck a few yrs. back and still holding up.
Forum: Chevrolet 03-10-2023, 08:15 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 116,070
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Should have installed the sway bar before you...

Should have installed the sway bar before you dropped the engine in place. I'm sure it would have gone right in. Doing a great job!! Can't wait to see it done.
Forum: Chevrolet 03-03-2023, 07:32 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 116,070
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Your staples are backwards. Bent tab of the...

Your staples are backwards. Bent tab of the staples should be inside of the wheel well or engine compartment side. I have two original Novas and both have the staple tabs bent over on the inside. The...
Forum: Chevrolet 02-25-2023, 10:26 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 116,070
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Those Gardner Exhaust systems sure do fit nice,...

Those Gardner Exhaust systems sure do fit nice, don't they. Don't forget to install your inspection cover. Car is looking great, nice job.
Forum: Lounge 12-30-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38,867
Views: 9,601,135
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Anyone who tints the windows on a classic car is...

Anyone who tints the windows on a classic car is an idiot, just doesn't look right. I think that's what Randy is saying, not you Bill.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-30-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Dan, Looked it up in my assembly manual. Front...

Dan,
Looked it up in my assembly manual. Front shock part #3192481 and the rear #3192849. Good luck finding these shocks. Not too many 72 F41 Novas out there, except ours.
I myself changed out the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-27-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,931
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
I believe radiator shops used sulfuric acid when...

I believe radiator shops used sulfuric acid when cleaning out fuel tanks. Eastwood sold a kit for cleaning and sealing gas tanks, check them out.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 10-15-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 72,278
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
I have a 70 L34 Nova that came out of Dale...

I have a 70 L34 Nova that came out of Dale Chevrolet. It was in the Wisconsin area the entire time, until I bought it in 08. Car never saw winter, no rust anywhere and original paint too.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 10-15-2022, 12:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 72,278
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Looks like this Nova came thru Dale Chevrolet,...

Looks like this Nova came thru Dale Chevrolet, anyone else see the Dale emblem on the trunk lid??
Forum: In Memoriam 08-09-2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,336
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
The girl next door!! Will always be my...

The girl next door!! Will always be my favorite... RIP Olivia.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-18-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,532
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Just bought 5 Quarts of the Castrol GTX Classic...

Just bought 5 Quarts of the Castrol GTX Classic at a local Walmart for $6.28 a qrt. sold in Quarts only. Thought I give it a try when changing the oil in the fall. I have been using VR1 for a number...
Forum: Lounge 06-06-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 85,655
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Looks good Matt!! Two things, your upper radiator...

Looks good Matt!! Two things, your upper radiator hose is on backwards and your ground battery cable should go to the thermostat where the alternator bracket bolts too. All it needs next, is a...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-25-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,092
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
I have the same problem with mine Jake. I believe...

I have the same problem with mine Jake. I believe the originals were all white. I still have my original pumps on all three of my cars and they are white. One of my pumps won't shut off and the other...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 04-24-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 600,859
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
I like the new look better Graeme... Sounds nice!!

I like the new look better Graeme... Sounds nice!!
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-24-2022, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,443
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Tim has done two caps for me also, with good...

Tim has done two caps for me also, with good results. Full resto will run $150.00 and a survivor type rebuild is $125.00. He does nice work!!
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-30-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,256
Posted By Mr.Nickey Nova
Looks like a very nice original Nova. You can...

Looks like a very nice original Nova. You can also try a little heat from a torch to break those lines, but not too hot.
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