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Old 03-23-2012, 02:13 AM
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Originally Posted by jmsaunders
I picked up a 'parts' truck to help me build my 54. Got it home and really liked the subframe job that was done on it. However, the seller was unsure what it came from (was done before he owned). I'm thinking its a 75-79 Nova X Body because its "front steer", the box sits ahead of the crossmember, has disc brakes and the tie rods are in front of the spindles. Thanks in advance for your help.

There was some difference between the '75-'79 Nova (and F-body) front subframe and the slightly narrower '68-'74 Nova (IIRC similar to the '67-'69 F-body). Also IIRC '69-up Novas could have front disc brakes so having discs isn't a for-sure identifier for the year.

The following is for the '75-up Nova:

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