Thinking of purchasing a 73 Nova, 350, paint good, interior good, etc. good idea for 16 yr old son?

Asked by Jun 12, 2013 at 03:57 PM about the 1973 Chevrolet Nova

Question type: General

4 Answers

1,255

Well, it might be. Depending on the power, but realize, considering I'm 17, I got a 67 F100 for my birthday and its got granny gears. but with him, its a muscle car. So he might try to show off. Threaten with the keys. All I can say.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Excellent idea for a son...be sure the tie rod ends are tight, and there is no evidence under the hood of an overheat~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

I finally learned that the sloping of the foot area is so that a farmer can bucket wash away the manure...the "granny gear" is that slow so the truck can pull the plow...it is geared to plow speed...got rid of my 66 after having outfitted it with an Impala 400 engine~

Bad idea !!! No air bags, no ABS brakes, no crumple zone technology, no reinforced door panels, suspension technology is 40 years old, etc and you are going to give this to your son who is in the highest accident age group because of a lack of driving experience.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Nova

Looking for a Used Nova in your area?

CarGurus has 146 nationwide Nova listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Nova Questions

Chevrolet Nova Experts

#1 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 80
#1 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 80
#3 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 70
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chevrolet Corvette
120 Great Deals out of 20,753 listings starting at $3,000
Used Dodge Challenger
184 Great Deals out of 24,169 listings starting at $8,800
Used Dodge Charger
407 Great Deals out of 28,172 listings starting at $1,988
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
21 Great Deals out of 1,408 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
948 Great Deals out of 79,664 listings starting at $1,500
Used Pontiac GTO
5 Great Deals out of 452 listings starting at $6,000
Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 724 listings starting at $3,990

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.