1975 Chevrolet Nova SS


Richard Lagrasta

These are the first pictures of the Nova (up at my friend Phil's house in Acton) unloaded off the trailer after being rescued from my sister's back yard in Reseda where it sat for over 10 years! The original 350 CID engine and 350 automatic (with only 83 thousand miles on both) are removed from the Nova's engine bay and wait for a thorough under hood cleaning after 30 years!  Engine and transmission ran "ok" but a lot more horsepower is planned this Nova, but there is still a long way to go yet!

After the engine bay was steam cleaned, sand blasted and prepped for under hood detailing. The engine bay is painted and all hoses, clamps, wires, and brackets are either replaced or detailed.  Fresh 350 engine and ...(full story)

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