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Forum: COPO - United States 02-16-2019, 05:46 AM
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Posted By 9C1Beater
Probably the only way I can determine what I...

Probably the only way I can determine what I actually have is to buy a 1974 GM parts book and see what actually came stock (or was available) on a 1974 Nova, and see what these drums were available...
Forum: COPO - United States 02-15-2019, 07:22 AM
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Posted By 9C1Beater
Novadude, several magazine articles from that...

Novadude, several magazine articles from that time mentioned "full-size Chevy rear brakes". I posted a letter from GM in my other thread on here about the '74 9C1 that discusses using Chevelle rear...
Forum: COPO - United States 02-03-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Rally, here are photos of the driver's side...

Rally, here are photos of the driver's side shock. The part number is 2200260...I couldn't find a date code. The shocks are in very good condition...I cleaned them with Simple Green and they look...
Forum: COPO - United States 02-02-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Rally, headed to my storage space tomorrow to...

Rally, headed to my storage space tomorrow to snap pics for you...we're supposed to hit 39 deg then...like summer compared to -13 deg with -35 windchill!
Forum: Ford-Mercury 01-31-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,424
Posted By 9C1Beater
OMG Burd...that is a freaking rare and cool car...

OMG Burd...that is a freaking rare and cool car with the Boss 429 and that wicked front nose!. And the guy found it in a barn in Indiana...
Forum: Olds 01-31-2019, 09:51 AM
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Posted By 9C1Beater
Ryan, thought I would share a memory of a '68...

Ryan, thought I would share a memory of a '68 Olds W31 from back-in-the-day. I graduated HS in Des Moines, IA in '75 and did a lot of cruising in various muscle cars that I owned (mostly GTOs and...
Forum: In Memoriam 01-31-2019, 09:38 AM
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Views: 1,598
Posted By 9C1Beater
Sorry to hear of his passing. He was a very nice...

Sorry to hear of his passing. He was a very nice guy and knew a ton about Chevy musclecars. I met him at a swap meet in Kenosha or Racine around '87 or '88 and bought a Martz Chevrolet trunk...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-31-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Hey Rally...it has been colder than a witch's...

Hey Rally...it has been colder than a witch's you-know-what here for the past 3 days...warmer on Fri and Sat, so I will take the pics then.
Forum: COPO - United States 01-30-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Thanks guys...I appreciate all of your comments....

Thanks guys...I appreciate all of your comments. I'm not on here to grind an axe or make enemies. I just want to be treated honestly and fairly, and if I present info on here that can be backed up...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-26-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Yes Rally, they are Delco Big D shocks. I cleaned...

Yes Rally, they are Delco Big D shocks. I cleaned them up with Simple Green and a toothbrush and they are still like new. I doubt they are the originals, owing due the car's 120k miles and the fact...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-26-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Here are some photos I took today of my car's...

Here are some photos I took today of my car's 6-leaf rear springs. I have not been able to find a single other GM car that came with 6-leaf rear springs, but many trucks did. My car rides more like a...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-26-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Paul, I understand that Kurt has a lot of...

Paul, I understand that Kurt has a lot of knowledge about 1st Gen Camaros, but he apparently didn't read the info that I posted on here and accused me of "hyperbole", which is another way to say...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-25-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Hey Paul (aka: "Canuck"), it's always nice to...

Hey Paul (aka: "Canuck"), it's always nice to hear from you. I hope you don't mind me letting everyone on here know that you are the owner of a rare COPO 9C1 Nova.

Paul not only has that COPO, he...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-23-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Marlin, point taken. But when there are reams of...

Marlin, point taken. But when there are reams of data, plus GM documents, plus verbal stories from the guy who designed the car, plus all sorts of tests conducted at that time, plus actual Z28 parts...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-23-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Kurt, the build sheet says "COPO OPTIONS", and...

Kurt, the build sheet says "COPO OPTIONS", and Harry Hammond told me it was built with Z28 parts. I have put a GM document on here which shows that GM engineers were discussing putting Z28 parts on...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-23-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Yenko Deuce...thanks for the positive input. I'm...

Yenko Deuce...thanks for the positive input. I'm actually not trying to put my Nova down, just curious why it doesn't attract more interest, and why Kurt is questioning its Z28 heritage (and parts)....
Forum: COPO - United States 01-22-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
I will be attending the Heartland Nova Show in...

I will be attending the Heartland Nova Show in Davenport, Iowa in June and would welcome Ken Schoenthaler's opinion of the car. I hear he has 2 Yenko Novas and is quite knowledgeable on 3rd Gen Novas.
Forum: COPO - United States 01-22-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Big Gear Head, thank you for your interest. I...

Big Gear Head, thank you for your interest. I plan to post more photos of the springs which will include their exact dimensions and the number of clips holding them together. I believe that they are...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-22-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Kurt, I know you have done a lot of research on...

Kurt, I know you have done a lot of research on 1st Gen Camaros, and you realize that GM engineers borrowed heavily from the Nova parts bin to create the 1st Gen Camaro, then did the same to upgrade...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-20-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
Don, you are no doubt correct.

Don, you are no doubt correct.
Forum: COPO - United States 01-19-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,056
Posted By 9C1Beater
F41 Rear Springs with 6 Leaves

Hey All...I'm posting some photos of the F41 rear suspension on my 1974 Nova COPO 9C1 police car. I have posted quite a bit of info on the car in another thread in this section, and figured some of...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-09-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,803
Posted By 9C1Beater
Z28 Heads

I also wanted to post a few photos of the cylinder head I removed from the driver's side of the Nova's engine. It has the part number "330545" and is dated "A293', which I believe means it was made...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-09-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,803
Posted By 9C1Beater
Kurt, thanks for the reply. I know you're big in...

Kurt, thanks for the reply. I know you're big in the Camaro world. I was on CRG for awhile with a rusty red '69 Camaro Coupe which had its original 250 6-banger and a 3-on-the-tree shifter...sold it...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-06-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,803
Posted By 9C1Beater
Wow Keith...I'm honored to have you comment on my...

Wow Keith...I'm honored to have you comment on my Nova. Thanks for sharing your family's GM history...impressive! If you have been with GM for 40 years, then I'm guessing retirement isn't too far...
Forum: COPO - United States 01-01-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,803
Posted By 9C1Beater
Keith...wow, what a car and what history! I am...

Keith...wow, what a car and what history! I am reading between the lines here, so I assume your dad was a GM employee...possibly at the Tech Center in Warren? And then did you go to work for...
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