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Very Clean And When Its Started. Wow Listen To Her Roar. — 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 old school cars with plenty of power and looks good and dont care about the gas prices. Then this is a car you would love.

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

Pros: All original interior, wheels, front and rear bumpers, windows windsheilds. A 462 big block with all the power you need

Cons: gas prices and could be better with smaller headers for ground clearance.

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1979 Chevy Nova — 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 months.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: was alright for a first car

Cons: not much really!!!

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My First Car — This one was a total rust bucket, but you turn the heater on when it goes to overheat and you can keep on going. It was EXCELLENT in the snow and bounced off a guardrail without a dent. Mine was the color of dead grass. I loved it. Bondo rules sometimes.

Pros: can drag a muffler for miles after hitting a HUGE pothole, and isn't ashamed when the state trooper finds you on the side of the parkway trying to dislodge it.

Cons: Older is not always better.  Avoid road salt.

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Great Car Even Though It Has Some Running Problems. Very Durable. — a pretty nice car even though it has its downfalls. i plan on maybe painting it black and rechroming it, popping out some of the small dents in it. an engine larger than a 6i would be nice. maybe make the chrome trim down the side wider.

Pros: has really wierd things that are in places you wouldn't expect them to be. antenna in the
windshield, bright switch on the floor... has 6 seats...

Cons: stalls when turning and in reverse. unless you feather it.

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1988 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

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1987 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

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1986 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

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I Loved This Car! By Warren

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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

1978 Chevrolet Nova Reviews

Good Basic Tranportation By Karl

When gas was cheap and I was young(er) I bought my Grandmother's Nova to replace the Nissan I totaled within six months of getting my license... Ah, to be young, indestructible, and know everything. ... Read More

Reliable Transportation; No Frills By novaforsale

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