74 Chevy Nova Update 23 - Body Panels and Power Brakes Installed
Installed all the panels I jamb painted and converted my manual 4 wheel drum brakes to Power 4 wheel disk brakes. Towards the end I show the gaps of the panels. The brake conversion kit used was Right Stuff Detailing. Rate and subscribe. Thank you.
My Classic Car Season 12 Episode 2 (2008) - GM Drum to Disc conversion kits from NPD!
My Classic Car returns to visit Jay Leno in this episode, and Leno shows My
Classic Car a cool pair of '50s Hudson Hornets! The Eastwood Garage (5:04
mark) has Rick Schmidt of National Parts Depot on hand, and he talks to
Dennis about the new Street Bandit drum-to-disc brake conversion kits
available for classic Camaro, Chevelle, Firebird and
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GBody 10/12 Bolt Chevy Rear End Big Disc brake upgrade, DO IT YOURSELF (PART 1)
READ DESCRIPTION- This rear end came out of and is going in a GBody
Doing this video, first of all, because I can. Second to provide a more
descriptive how to on doing a rear disc upgrade for your Chevy 10/12 Bolt
rear end. With slight modification to your housing ends, you can put
98-2002 Camaro rear
disc brakes on the car, changing the drums. You can also save a ton of
money, if you pull decent used parts from a donor car (at the junk yard)
and if you catch them on a half off day, you will save even more money. I
usually have a setup laying around, but instead of buying them from
someone, I encourage you to pull them yourself.
You can pull them off the donor vehicle, by taking the rear wheels off (if
they are on), removing the rear caliper and pabs (retaining the
bolts/hardware). the you will need to pull the axles (which is done the
same way I show you in the video). then pull the ebrake/backing plate
assembly and all bolts... if you want, pull the ebrake cable too, this may
help you modify your vehicle so that the ebrake works properly.
I do not know everything, but if you ask any questions, I will share what I
What you will need:
- donor rear brakes (either new or) from a 09-02 Camaro
- longer studs, 10 (at least 2.5" long) and for your vehicles proper
- gear oil (and additive, if you have a posi unit)
- 3/8 inch drill bit and smaller bit for pilot holes (must be able to
drill through steel)
- sawzaw, hand saw, grinder, torch, or whatever you can use to cut
- should replace the seals and bearings while you are at it
- I normally get new rotors and pads (brake motive has them for crazy
- disc/disc prop valve, or modify your stock, or add adj prop valve to
- shock relocation brackets, which can be made from angle iron, misc
Last but not least, you need COMMON SENSE! I may have missed a thing or to
in the list but it will be explained in the video.
Certain aftermarket 15" wheels may work with this upgrade, but you will
more than likely need 16" or larger wheels. Do your research...
74 Chevy Nova Update 47 - Bare Metal Cowl Hood
Took off all of the E-coating down to bare metal on the Cowl hood. Did my
minor body work and prepped for paint. With this being the last panel, I
have officially taken the entire car down to bare metal!! (Every body
1974 "Reborn" Chevy Nova Custom Walkaround HD
The grand finale. My "Reborn" 1974 Chevy Nova Custom. Walk around HD video
with a look of the interior as well as a look at the engine bay. Proud to
say that I did it all myself from metal work, body work to final paint. If
you have watched all the 74 Chevy Nova Update videos, you saw it happen
from start to finish. Music: Bad Style-Time Back.
74 Chevy Nova Update 29 - Rust Removal Method
The fountain of youth for metal. I show how I turned back the hands of
time to remove surface rust from many of my 74 Nova parts during the
restoration. The pics are just some of the many parts I rejuvinated with
this product and process.