74 Nova (photo: October 2007)



Body Style 2-door coupe
Paint Originally Creme Beige (GM #50)
Re-painted Bright Blue Metallic (GM #26) with DuPont ChromaBase/Clear in 1995
Interior Medium blue cloth/vinyl bench (trim #756 from a '73 Nova)
Engine Originally 250 cu.in. inline 6
Swapped to 350 cubic inch small block Chevy V8 - - See my L6 to V8 swap page for details
Carburetor 4 bbl (Rochester 4MV Quadra-Jet)
Ignition Originally points
Swapped to HEI - - See my HEI swap page for details
Exhaust Dual 2¼" with turbo mufflers
Transmission TH 350 3 speed automatic, column shift
Rear Axle 8.5" 10-bolt with 3.42:1 gears
Brakes Originally manual drum/drum
Swapped to power front disc/rear drum - - See my disc brake notes page for details
Steering Power (variable ratio)
Wheels 14" x 7" Rally II with trim rings and SS center caps
Tires P235/60R14 Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Instruments ShiftWorks in-dash tachometer and AutoMeter oil pressure, temperature, and voltmeter
Radio & Speakers Delco mono AM/FM model 60XFPK1 (from a '76 Nova) with built-in front/rear fader control
Speakers One 4"x10" rectangular (in stock dash location) & two 6"x9" oval (in rear deck)
(The two 4Ω rear speakers are wired in series since this radio is designed to operate 8Ω to 10Ω speakers)