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Old 05-01-2003, 08:15 AM
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Post Nova rear frame replacement

Hi,this is my first time here so please bear with me if I sound like I dont know what Im doing, because I dont.lol
I have a 67 Nova (post)that I would like to restore. The big problem is the rear frame section is rotted and needs to be replaced.I know there are front conversion kits but can anyone tell me if someone makes a rear conversion kit that includes the frame section,if not can one be made from scratch. I would appreciate any help you give me. Thanks.

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Old 05-01-2003, 09:01 AM
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Try these sites
http://www.yearone.com/serverfiles/headline.asp?hid=420AE50422
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thanks willy's I'll give them a try. Tom
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Nova rear frame repair.

Try Detroit Speed and Engineering. They make complete rear units with suspension and all.
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heres a good place to start, http://stevesnovasite.com/forums/ you can get all info here and talk to many that did this swap.

I'm doing a 63 Nova and like this rear frame http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...RK%3AMEWA%3AIT



here is a few places,

http://www.totalcostinvolved.com/vehicle.cfm

http://autoweldchassis.com/susp.ivnu

http://www.martzchassis.net/page7.htm

http://www.artmorrison.com/index.html

http://www.fatmanfab.com/

https://www.cachassisworks.com/iwwid...CAT=CHASISWORK

Enjoy

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Just a thought but, if you ever plan to put on any seriously wide tires and wheels, now would be the time to narrow the rails also... As long as you have it cut up it's no more difficult to do it now.
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Just a thought but, if you ever plan to put on any seriously wide tires and wheels, now would be the time to narrow the rails also... As long as you have it cut up it's no more difficult to do it now.
Mark

I agree 100% ! the ebay setup is the cheapest setup i've found. I'm planibng on trying it, my plan is b4 this spring.




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Check out the front rails as well as the rockers and any other areas as well...if the rear rails are showing rot quite likely it has infected other parts as well..

Some of these these things turn out to be not much more than an outer body shell..so please just go check before you make major decisions..

Can be done with most any car to replace the chassis with something better..Sometimes we just have to bite the bullet and go for a replacement..

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