Today we went to the Dallas Police Department Automobile Impoundment Facility to pick up the Nova.
I had AAA haul it from the facility to the house. Here it is on the wrecker:
The driver was extremely generous and went out of his way to shove the car fully into my garage. Here he is starting the process:
After a lot of jiggling and screwing around, he got it only so far. Something kept catching, and he needed someone to “pilot” the car. So here I am with my “last drive”:
The steering wheel was completely detached, and I can tell it collapsed at least ¼”.
Here it is finally in the garage:
Here is an illustration of how badly everything is tweaked. The back of the distributor (the gray part with the Accel sticker) is normally right against the firewall:
I think it’s about 6 inches forward.