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

1,155

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 out of 1 people think this is 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 out of 1 people think this is 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

  • Towing Capacity 11 answers

    Little Help ? Trying to get the towing capacity for this "95" 350 3:73 axle.. My sons driving from Alaska and needs help maxing out the towing capacity. Does anyone know what the max is and what...

    1995 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD

    -

    General

  • How many 81 Monte Carlo V-6 turbos were built. Just got 1,needs restored, want 2 know how rare it is 18 answers

    I just aquired an 81 Monte Carlo T-Top that was a turbo. The car is loaded with pwr steering, brakes, windows, seats, and locks. It has tilt wheel, cruise, and auto rear view mirror. The car has badgi...

    1981 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

    -

    General

  • Powerglide/Automatice Transmission 16 answers

    Ok all of you are going to really hate me. My dad restored a 1956 Chevy Bel Air 4 door. He had a very dibilitating stroke and can no longer care for his baby. It has been sitting in storage for 5 y...

    1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

    -

    General

  • My son has a 1997 Chevy Silverado what size are the tires 1 answer

    Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    General

  • Is the 71 Chevelle a good choice? 15 answers

    After some helpful advice I gained in another question, I started to look into the Chevelle line. I'm not particularly familiar with these cars, but I've seen the 73 model in Drive, and I do like the ...

    1971 Chevrolet Chevelle

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Nova

Looking for a Used Nova in your area?

CarGurus has 197 nationwide Nova listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Nova Questions

Chevrolet Nova Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 70
#1 Full_of_Regrets
Full_of_Regrets
Reputation 70
#1 Paul Daley
Paul Daley
Reputation 70
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
658 Great Deals out of 39,376 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
678 Great Deals out of 38,414 listings starting at $1,963
Used Chevrolet Corvette
352 Great Deals out of 20,285 listings starting at $3,688
Used Chevrolet Impala
927 Great Deals out of 36,332 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Charger
529 Great Deals out of 28,971 listings starting at $2,275
Used Dodge Challenger
414 Great Deals out of 25,354 listings starting at $7,980
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,090 Great Deals out of 79,456 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
16 Great Deals out of 1,728 listings starting at $1,695
Used Pontiac Firebird
11 Great Deals out of 817 listings starting at $3,800
Used Pontiac GTO
9 Great Deals out of 492 listings starting at $5,900
Used Dodge Dart
351 Great Deals out of 16,453 listings starting at $4,751

Used Cars For Sale