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Old 10-25-2009, 08:39 PM   #1
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On the streets..Thanks to everyone here for there info. Learned alot from this site...Man this thing is an animal...I get to drive my car more then I ever have..My LS2 has a good tune on it and a decent cam, man does this thing pull hard!!! thanks everyone

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nice. what all engines have you had in that car, and how does this one compare?
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Freakin' awesome man, that thing looks great, & it sounds like a real beast! BTW, what wheels are those?? They look really good...
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nice. what all engines have you had in that car, and how does this one compare?
350sbc
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Really no comparison, The car acts tame while cruising and just wakes the f-up at mid to upper rpms...I can hit the key once and it fires, I dont smell like a tank of gas Oh and did I mention it runs like a no other and gets good gas mileage..lol

In all honesty best upgrade I've ever done!!

It's cool hanging out with the old school hotrod crowd as well as the LS based Camaro and Vette crowd...
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Old 10-25-2009, 11:34 PM   #6
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Freakin' awesome man, that thing looks great, & it sounds like a real beast! BTW, what wheels are those?? They look really good...
Intro wheels, took me a while to settle on them but Im really happy with how they turned out..Thanks
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very nice ride!
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Looks awesome!!!
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Great job man. The wheels look really classy!! You should lower it a bit more though

Nice clean car, congrats!!
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Quite nice, I love it.
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very nice, engine looks right at home
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Great job man. The wheels look really classy!! You should lower it a bit more though

Nice clean car, congrats!!
Lol,, I had it a tad bit lower, but running a 245 on an 8" wide rim up front can be tricky sometimes..lol

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need more pics of this build.
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which mounts and headers did you use, i have a 72 Nova, and enough spare stuff from my LS Chevelle build to put together a 6.0 with an LS6 intake and computer-i had built a low perf. 496, but though about sticking the spare parts in the Nova
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Some more pics over at Steve's Nova Site.

And he used Autokraft mounts and pan with Stainless Works headers.

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Chuck, hope you don't mind me posting some of your build info and pics.
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Old 10-27-2009, 11:28 PM   #16
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Don't mind at all...Here is most of it

http://stevesnovasite.com/forums/sho...t=91046&page=5

And yes, went BRB the first go around..No way was that going to work, so Autokraft and there mounts and it fits perfectly
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Congrats! Looks great, I still love the way my stock LQ4 pulls. Its nice and sedate till you get into it and then it just keeps pulling harder
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that sir is a sweet ride!
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Man thanks..

I keep driving this thing likes its one of my normal cars...Damn well worth the effort
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AWWW Damn! Now my pants are sticky!
You don't see many Novas with a two tone paint job. Your's just looks so right.

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