Welcome to the Chevy Nova Reference Section!

We provide accurate information on the Chevrolet Nova.

In this section you will find a rare listing of original Nova factory options, Nova tech articles written by Joe Grom Jr. for Super Chevy Magazine, and more. We’re currently working on a photo gallery full of Novas, nostalgic literature scans, and our new Nova Spotter’s Guide.

Nova Tech Talk

Nova Seats – Our Interview With Jon Osborne

Jon Osborne with Osborn Auto & Trim has been a friend of ours for many years. You won't find anyone better at restoring the seats in your GM Classic, he is our "Nova Seat Guru!" Jon is located in the small town of Logansport, Indiana and specializes in interiors, seat repairs, and complete restorations. 1962-64 [...]

Fitting The Door Weatherstripping On Your First-Gen Nova

Are you having door weatherstrip fitment issues on your first gen Nova? On some Nova doors we have found, the door weather strip pin mounting holes are too large for the pin attached to the weatherstrip. Most of these situations seem to be from the 1963 model year. If your Nova is not a `63 [...]

Chevy Nova Weatherstrips

Tech Article The two biggest enemies to our car hobby (besides thieves and the meddling bureaucrats) are Mother Nature and Father Time. In a sense those two factors are joined at the hip working against us: Mother Nature, since she dishes out all the harsh elements—from cold and wet to hot and dry—and Papa Time, [...]

Nova Archives

Why the 1968-74 Nova is America’s Favorite Compact Classic Car

"Starting in 1968, the Chevrolet X platform offering would be called the 'Chevy-II Nova.' For the 1969 model year, the Chevy II name was dropped and all X platforms would continue to have the Nova name through the 1979 model year..." Why do you think the 1968-74 Nova is so special? Tell us in the comments [...]

Yenko “Trans-Am Deuce” Nova?

This article was originally written by one of our good friends and fellow Nova enthusiasts, Marlin Spotts. We are happy to archive it and make it available to a wider audience. Published with permission. Was the 1970 Yenko Deuce Nova built with SCCA (Sports Car Club of America) Trans-Am racing in mind?  Did Don Yenko [...]

The 1970 Nova Yenko Deuce

This article was originally written by one of our good friends and fellow Nova enthusiasts, Marlin Spotts. We are happy to archive it and make it available to a wider audience. Published with permission. I became aware of the ’70 Yenko Deuce Novas in the late ‘80’s, but really got interested in the early ‘90’s [...]