1972 Chevrolet Nova User Reviews

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    1972 Chevrolet Nova Review
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    Cool. Light Muscle. Fun — i love this car because they look like a chevelle sort of but are cheaper, they were originally grandma cars and now people are begging to get them from there grandmas. plus they are lighter than chevelles so theres a bonus :)

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: just a cool car thats affordable.

    Cons: none

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    Its Old And I Love It — its in progress .462 big block 350 reverse manual valve body auto 411 posi the body is in great shape just need time and more money maybe before next summer ill be driveing it ive got to many projects stock car takes most of my time

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: novas can be fast

    Cons: no money to finish it

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    Rally Nova With 70,000 Miles. — Rally Nova orange with the white racing stripes. It performed like a good rear wheel drive car should. Excellent for spinning donuts in an iced over parking lot, necking with a hot date at the drive in theater, or just for the cool factor

    Pros: Great first car for an independant teen.

    Cons: Tire fell off. Ran out of gas a lot. Attracted unwanted attention.

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    Never Die — Nice body lines but was produced in really ugly colors like olive green; Quarter panels and rear frame rot out on all of them, especially in PA; uni-body frame design was horrible and twists easily with a little torque; but not to worry if you had the slant-6 which was great, could beat it to death and run it without oil and it would never die, just try doing that today!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: got me where I wanted to go

    Cons: body and frame

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    Lots Of Fun. — when i got this car it was to rebuild it. after the rebuild we put a 454 four on the floor, with a 700r4 tranny with a full racing shift kit in it. it was my first car. it would do any thing you asked it to and would stop on a dime. paint was custom. it didnt get crap for mileage though.it was a hell of a fun ride to scare the neibhors with when i cranked it up in the mornins though. it did need a lot of work to keep her on the road.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: fast fast fast!!!!!

    Cons: death trap in untrained hands.

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    These Are Great Muscle Cars, Usually Much Cheaper Than A Chevelle. — I love this bodystyle, and this is the last year for it. Drastic changes for safety and emissions made the later nova less desireable. The 72 has good acceleration, but corners a bit loosely. There are few Novas left in stock condition, though. Plenty of bolt ons available in the aftermarket.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Nice looking, quick take off, comfortable ride.

    Cons: Brakes are good until you want to drive fast.

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    Its Awsome — its red with 2 black racing stripes with a 350 small block stroked to a 383 the interior isnt as nice as other but were working on that this winter it has american racing rims with mickey thompson tires and it is super fun to drive

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: its loud

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    I Want It Back — very fun ride, plenty of acceleration and power.... more than enough...lol... really miss my baby..... appearance i love the the looks just plain mean.... build quality couldnt be better i mean come on anything that can withstand the test of time for over 30 yrs has got to be good!!!! not the best car to ask about gas mileage... lol

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: pleasure vehicle

    Cons: hard to find replacement parts on some things

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    Different But A Fine Choice!! — performance- quiet fast and powerful quality- needs little fixing, good stong traditional muscle! apperance- beautiful!! cost of ownership- a little pricy on gas, but cheap on mantainance fun factor- awsome to drive, feel the muscle! i love this car to death!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: strong and sexy

    Cons: hmm cant really think of one other than gas

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    Nova — This was my first car my dad bought me from a little old lady that barely drove it. It had a straight six engine, which had plenty of power and was a hardy engine, except for some carburetor problems, it ran great. I miss this car and wish I still had it.

    Pros: good looking car

    Cons: carb problems

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    1988 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

    Four Banger For Ur Buck By Eric

    previous owner said they got a couch inside. i got 2 seats from a mini van in it plus bench.... didnt cost much for repairs very fun little buggy got up to 75 mph in it not bad for 4 cyl Read More

    Make One! By John

    It tops out at 112mph, rides ok, and gets 30mpg, overall it's a good first car. Could use some mods but the way it is it rides like it's on the ground while still having good clearance. The 88' model ... Read More

    1987 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

    Good Car But You Know Newer.car By Jose

    -kinda slow acceleration good brakes great handling. needed some work on carburator because flooded but works better now. Just needs the basic tune here and there. Drips oils somewhat. kinda bad inter... Read More

    This Is A Great Car For Me By SuperNova87

    I am the Second Owner of this 87' Nova, it is currently Tan and Grey, but we plan on Painting it. It has 150,000 miles on it. It gets very good gas Mileage, close to 40 M.P.G. It is 4-Cylinder, front ... Read More

    1986 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

    Chevy Nova By cishr

    First car and wow was it reliable. Got it for under $1000 and wasted less than $200 in 2 years of owning it, even though the car was over 240k miles. Always starts up fine and gets me to the location.... Read More

    I Loved This Car! By Warren

    The 1986 Chevy Nova is a rebadged Toyota Corolla and is the car that made me fall in love with Toyota 4 cylinder engines. This car always got me and everyone else home without fail. You always have a ... Read More

    1985 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

    Awesome Car For Free By Abe

    short stout little car that gets really good gas mileage. i got it for practically nothing, i worked on cleaning up a friends place. 5-speed manual. the car gets up to speed real quick like a jack ... Read More

    1979 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

    Very Clean And When Its Started. Wow Listen To Her Roar. By mattwinomie

    Everything about this car is clean smooth and old school. None of the new age stuff. Power- lots, looks- gorgeous , room- plenty, Gas mileage- not so great. So what it boils down to is if you like the... Read More

    1979 Chevy Nova By Yanick

    The engine i had was the V8 305 cu in. It was a 2 door with lots of room in the trunk. It was also a RWD, cost of fuel was not too bad, i bought the car in 1989, paid $400.00, drove it around for 6 m... Read More

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