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Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 05-17-2024, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By L78_Nova
OMG.... that is saaad

OMG.... that is saaad
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 04-01-2024, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,484
Posted By L78_Nova
Hard to tell from the picture but.. is something...

Hard to tell from the picture but.. is something broken here on the crossmember.

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Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 01-10-2024, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By L78_Nova
The top collar is press fit onto the hub. My...

The top collar is press fit onto the hub.
My internet searches turned up the same as yours.

I'll see if I can find the service manual that I eventually used... it wasn't great but I got my 67...
Forum: Chevrolet 01-10-2024, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,292
Posted By L78_Nova
Interesting Auction RIP John

From the class racer forum, LOTS of GM stuff;

John Kunsak Race cars/parts estate sale This weekend

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=610598061192379

My dear friend and mentors estate is...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-10-2024, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,571
Posted By L78_Nova
Can't build one for that... Ask me how I know !! ...

Can't build one for that... Ask me how I know !! Ha Nice car.
GLWS
Forum: Chevrolet 12-24-2023, 03:16 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
There are a few strays from the build sheet just...

There are a few strays from the build sheet just for my personal preference.
15" wheels, I like the look of the car better with the slightly larger tires,

Tinted glass, Radio delete dash,...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-22-2023, 07:48 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
Mcacn 2023

Another highlight for me was having Morley Fast stop by to see the car at the show. I bought the car from Morley in spring of 1997.

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Forum: Chevrolet 12-22-2023, 07:43 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
Mcacn 2023

And the Rewards

Entered into Concours, even though I knew there was a lot that was not up to snuff and/or over-restored. Just wanted to go for a run with the Big Dogs !!

Scored 880, for a...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-22-2023, 07:32 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
Mcacn 2023

Some Pics of the 2023 MCACN Show

THE CREW (Left to Right)
Myself Gary Anderson, James Giardino (not Giardano), Crazy Larry - Lorenz Harms (from Minneapolis), Dereck Glesby (my not brother...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-07-2023, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By L78_Nova
Regarding painting in pieces... Modern paints...

Regarding painting in pieces... Modern paints (particularly base clear systems) are typically thicker in final mil thickness. They also do not melt in or blend like old lacquer or single stage...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-06-2023, 01:31 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
Sorry I missed some of you guys. Saturday was...

Sorry I missed some of you guys. Saturday was overwhelming with interest in the car. It was awesome to connect with people from the site !! Thanks to everyone for all the compliments.

Sunday...
Forum: Lounge 11-22-2023, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,374
Posted By L78_Nova
Nice to meet you at the show Jeff ! Gary

Nice to meet you at the show Jeff !

Gary
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 11-21-2023, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,005
Posted By L78_Nova
I have a "parts" shifter... will check. ...

I have a "parts" shifter... will check.
Gary
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 11-07-2023, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,448
Posted By L78_Nova
MCACN Bound

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Get the hood back on, lots of cleaning and hope for decent driving weather.
Green Bastard will be there !

Gary
Forum: Lounge 08-11-2023, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,429
Posted By L78_Nova
Very sad... sat under that tree on several...

Very sad... sat under that tree on several occasions. Rode my first ever wave along side of the breakwater.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-28-2023, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,735
Posted By L78_Nova
L78

The Green Bastard reunited with long term previous owner Ken L.
It was a feel good moment !!

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Forum: Chevrolet 03-31-2023, 08:34 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
Thanks for all the Cudos Guys! If all goes well...

Thanks for all the Cudos Guys!
If all goes well Dereck and I will drag it to MCACN 2023 !
Gary
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-29-2023, 01:50 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,560
Posted By L78_Nova
Awesome Car Wayne !! Fantastic Job !! Enjoy. ...

Awesome Car Wayne !! Fantastic Job !! Enjoy.
Gary
Forum: Chevrolet 03-28-2023, 06:12 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
1970 L-78 Nova Restoration; Saga of The Green Bastard

Teaser photos of the Car at the local World of Wheels show last weekend.
I will post more detail photos but waaaay behind at work right now so may be a little while.

First Place 1968-1972...
Forum: Chevrolet 03-14-2023, 04:16 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
1970 L-78 Nova Restoration; Saga of The Green Bastard

Details, Details, Details,

Marker lights... unfortunately no longer able to procure the correct re-plating.
Best I can tell after cleaning, these were silver zinc. Sprayed them with a steel...
Forum: Chevrolet 03-10-2023, 02:34 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
Yes, probably should be painted. I didn't have...

Yes, probably should be painted. I didn't have the correct bolts until after the engine was in... Part of the added stress of getting parts to Canada (add a week for shipping and a Saturday to run...
Forum: Chevrolet 03-09-2023, 03:29 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
1970 L-78 Nova Restoration; Saga of The Green Bastard

Funny story... How long does it take an Aviation Field Service Technician and a Mechanical Engineering Technologist to install a Nova front sway bar.

All my years of playing with Novas and a few...
Forum: Chevrolet 03-09-2023, 03:24 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
1970 L-78 Nova Restoration; Saga of The Green Bastard

Picking away at underhood wiring and further assembly

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Forum: Chevrolet 03-06-2023, 04:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
1970 L-78 Nova Restoration; Saga of The Green Bastard

After hours of cleaning and painting... Grill assembly!

NOS filler panel, Argent Silver, low gloss.

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NOS hood latch... Dereck Approves !!
Forum: Chevrolet 03-06-2023, 04:04 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 106,566
Posted By L78_Nova
1970 L-78 Nova Restoration; Saga of The Green Bastard

OK fixed those... upon closer inspection you can actually tell which direction the metal was pierced by the staple. Good to go

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