1973 Chevrolet Nova User Reviews

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    85

    A Classic! — The straight six stock engine for this car is more then enough power to move this classic beast. Pose rear end is great for chirping tires around corners. I clobbered a telephone pole coming around a corner just after it rained and walked away alive and without more then a few scratches on the body.

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

    Pros: Straight six engine. Great design!

    Cons: A little bit light on the chassis around corners

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    Awesome — Fun to drive on the streets, it is a real head turner best 1/8 mile e.t .5.56 best 1/4 mile e.t. 9.11 that was 2 years ago this year we are looking for the 8`s 418 cubic inch small block, turbo 400 with 6300 stahl converter ford 9 inch with spool and mosler goodies inside lemon headers with3.5 inch bullets msd 7al with crank trigger nitrogen assisted nitrous system 850 baker carb flowed to 1020

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

    Pros: 900 h.p. with 175 shot    enough said

    Cons: gas mileage

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    Amazing — My Car is a 1973 Nova. It is fast and accelerates really quickly. It sounds nice and loud. It is currently has black primer on it. It will soon be red when I am done with all of the body work. I love this car it is everything I like about cars.

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

    Pros: Loud and fast

    Cons: None

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    Not For Sale — There isn't much not to like about this great piece of American history. I enjoy all of it in it's entirety. From the exterior to the interior. for it being stock all but the engine and struts. This car has all it's original parts. I also have the original engine but I plan on rebuilding it. I call this car the HULK because of how loud it is. If you heard it once it would set off all car alarms in a 5 block radiance. So if you have any questions just ask. But know this the car is not for sale.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The sound

    Cons: me behind the wheel

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    I Love Nova's — Great mid size car good acceleration and handling,good gas mileage,Just a fun car to drive .cost of ownership was very reasonable.Ther is a hatchback model that makes for great trunk storage.I recommend buying an older Nova and restoring it.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Fun and good on gas

    Cons: Older Novas the floorboards tend to rot out and need to be replaced

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    1973 Nova Is Awsome!!! — My 1973 nova is in nice condition at 36 years. It is a classic muscle car that gets alot of attention on the street. The hatchback two door style gives it a racy fast look. This car can go fast, and it is powerful, interior is a little musty but when it is fully restored it will be the boss of the streets.

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

    Pros: Powerful, sexy, fast, loud, and classy.

    Cons: its old

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    Maybe Too Fast, But At The Light, Car Rocking Back And Forth, Sounding Like A Beast....mmmm — A Hot Rod all the way. Everything a 16 yr old guy could want. Big motor, loud, had a bench seat (pull my girl close), 5-point racing harness seat belt, and nothing in it but a radio. I loved this car. I hated having to sell it, but on to more gas saving things, right? 350, bored to 383, 750cfm Holley Double-pumper, Hooker Headers, Thrushered exhaust w/ Flowmaster mufflers, Jacked up rear end, 70 up front, 60's in the back, 3/4 Cam....pure joy.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast!  Pass everything but the gas station.

    Cons: 8 MPG hurt the pocket book.  Of course, Gas was cheaper then.

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    Sweet — i have always wanted this car now i have it. interior is awesome. exterior could use a lot more work. I build the 355 ci. chevy small block that is in it about a year ago. Had the transmission rebuild and put new disk brakes on the front.

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

    Pros: its fast

    Cons: paint

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    Sanity — What more is therer to say??? It's mine! But if I have to say more about the car, I can tell you that the motor is Pink because I was told that could not be done. Her name is Sanity and powered by a 350 heart beat. I have had this car since I graduated from High School and that is many many years ago.....

    Pros: The Pink Motor

    Cons: It is getting old and it is time for a new face lift on the car

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    My Nova Was Kickin — flat black, rusted out quarters, hauled ass, camaro seats, 350 that was build well, harsh take off unknown top speed, buried the needle at 160

    Pros: there is another one out there for me

    Cons: mine got stolen

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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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