Re: 1973 Chevy Nova Questions???????
i know the front panels are the same on the 68-74 novas,
heres how to read the vin
1st digit: GM line number, Chevrolet = 1.
2nd digit: Series number:
Q = Sport Coupe, S = Type LT (1973 - 78), S = Berlinetta (1979 - 80)
3rd and 4th digits: Body type: 87 = Sport Coupe.
5th digit: Engine Code: See specific year (camaro info) for breakdown.
6th digit: Last digit of model year. i.e. 3 = 1973.
7th digit: Letter indicating assembly plant
L = Van Nuys, California, N = Norwood, Ohio
8th through 13th digits: Sequential production number starting with 100001