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1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic #751041
July 30th 2019 8:00 am
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Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: bigbongo] #751049
July 30th 2019 9:08 am
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that's a pretty clean van. I am surprised the interior isn't beat up at all. I am very partial to the brown. hahaha


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Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: bigbongo] #751051
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Question, that WW Wiper switch has a know with a rotate graphic on it? Mine has a regular rectangle knob and has never been changed, was there another option to have more speed adjustability? mine is a 2 speed motor (off, slow, fast).

Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: bigbongo] #751063
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Wiper. delay. That's not original paint. Too orange peely.


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Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: bigbongo] #751076
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Most were 400ci small blocks.

Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: CatFish] #751107
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Originally Posted by CatFish
Most were 400ci small blocks.



Most what? 79's? I would be interested to see the production numbers. most 79's that I have seen are the 350ci LS9 .

Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: bigbongo] #751119
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Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: NEmery] #751140
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Originally Posted by NEmery
Originally Posted by CatFish
Most were 400ci small blocks.



Most what? 79's? I would be interested to see the production numbers. most 79's that I have seen are the 350ci LS9 .


I meant most of the Nomads that I've seen were 400ci sbc. I had always thought it was part of the Nomad option package but maybe not. The package included things like delay wipers, ps, pb, rear bench seats, battery upgrade, "sport" wheels, etc.
They only sold that package for a few years and the US/Canadian versions may have been different.
Like this: https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1979-CHEVROLET-NOMAD-VAN-204703
The similar GMC package was branded Gypsy's and are harder to find.

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Re: 1979 Chevrolet Nomad -- 1979 Chevrolet Nomad 91386 Miles Brown Van 350ci V8 Automatic [Re: bigbongo] #751141
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