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Old 10-28-2022, 08:49 PM
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Thank you for adding me to the forum. This is our new 1970 Nova project. It has a Detroit Speed hydroformed front subframe and quadralink rear setup. I have 14 inch Baer front brakes with 6 piston calipers and 13 inch rotors on the rear with 4 piston calipers. Iím kicking around doing manual brakes to keep the firewall clean and not have to worry about vacuum and a big cam. The car will have a stroked big block Chevy and Tremec 5 speed.
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Old 10-28-2022, 10:04 PM
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Great project!
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Hooray for the BBC and the Tremec!! My kind of build!!




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Great looking project! The car looks fantastic so far. Iím running the same Baer brake setup on my my 68 Camaro with their Remaster in 15/16ís and I love my manual brakes. I, too, like the no clutter look and donít have any problems with it on track days. The only thing I would do differently is getting the full floater rear end setupÖexpensive, but I now see the value in it. Keep posting updates and good luck!
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Love the project. Love the Big Block.
Are your wheels what I see in the background?
What color exterior?
Please keep us posted.
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Old 10-30-2022, 11:02 PM
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Love the project. Love the Big Block.
Are your wheels what I see in the background?
What color exterior?
Please keep us posted.
Those black Forgeline wheels came with the car when I purchased it. I did sell those recently. The backspacing on them was a little off. We couldíve made them work but Iím wanting to go another style. Iím not 100% sure on my color, Iíve been having a few renderings done to help make up my mind.
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Great looking project! The car looks fantastic so far. Iím running the same Baer brake setup on my my 68 Camaro with their Remaster in 15/16ís and I love my manual brakes. I, too, like the no clutter look and donít have any problems with it on track days. The only thing I would do differently is getting the full floater rear end setupÖexpensive, but I now see the value in it. Keep posting updates and good luck!
Thanks for the advice on the brakes, Iíve made up my mind to go manual like you suggested. I just looked through your Camaro build thread. That is one impressive build!
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Welcome to the site. Sounds like a great project.
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Welcome aboard, nice project
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Great looking car and I can't wait to see more.
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