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  1. salas17
    02-01-2011 10:15 PM - permalink
    salas17
    i love this pic. you are a lucky man!
  2. 442
    06-28-2010 04:43 PM - permalink
    442
    hey bud, the paint is a mettalic green with almost gold metallic in it. its a chev colour. when the sun isn't on it its black. i'm more than happy with it and i can still keep the two toned green interior

    james
  3. medisalle
    02-12-2010 01:49 PM - permalink
    medisalle
    Hey, B.A. ~ I was checkin' out your pictures after you told me that you picked up that one '66 in my area of the country - the pics look familiar! What city were you in, do you remember?

    I personally don't think there's anything prettier on wheels than a '66 Convertible.. one of my all-time favorites!!
  4. csf64ss
    01-26-2010 03:30 PM - permalink
    csf64ss
    hey b! how r u i just posted a tire issue can you come up with somethin for me
  5. csf64ss
    11-14-2009 04:14 PM - permalink
    csf64ss
    hey you on?....
  6. csf64ss
    10-29-2009 01:21 PM - permalink
    csf64ss
    Twins!.....awesome....
  7. BA.
    07-24-2009 10:38 PM - permalink
    BA.
    Thanks Darrin, appreciate the compliments.

    The good news is that Yes, I did use that basic normal Gunk Engine Bright and then tried to hose it off. I tried both foamy and the old kind, and another brand. i didn't notice much of a difference between them but the foamy sure *seems* like a good idea.
    Here's the down-side......I had soooo much caked on oil on this thing that I had to use a 1" putty knife in some areas. Then, I just went ahead and grabbed a brush and some kerosene and made the block super clean. I keep kerosene around all the time to clean old grease/oily parts. If I would have realized that I'd be using the kerosene, I could have bypassed the Gunk Engine Bright.
  8. 1owner64
    07-24-2009 09:17 AM - permalink
    1owner64
    Hello, how is it going?

    Hey, I was reading your blog about getting the motor out and was wondering which type of degreaser that you used on the motor? That finished motor looks great!! Was it basically something like "Gunk Engine Bright" that you used on it? I was wondering about something like that for my '64 to just clean it up some for now and see how it looks (without removing the engine though, well, not yet anyway).

    That is one awesome pair of vehicles that you have!

    Later,
    Darrin
  9. 6impala6
    05-22-2009 12:31 PM - permalink
    6impala6
    Sweet! I found a 66 convertible, needs lots of work... but they want too much for it...
  10. Shanester
    05-22-2009 12:27 AM - permalink
    Shanester
    Wish Mine were Converts!.

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Posted 04-15-2011 at 06:13 PM by BA. Comments 0
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New top finally installed!

Posted 06-14-2010 at 11:10 PM by BA. Comments 2
Just thought I'd finally take a few min. to put some pics into the blog.

My last few posts were actually Threads I created in the forums.
http://www.impalas.net/forums/2-general-tech/2651-really-stretching-my-build-skills-now.html
http://www.impalas.net/forums/2-general-tech/3153-what-weve-been-up.html
http://www.impalas.net/forums/3-body-shop/3489-another-major-step-completed.html

For the past 3 months, I've been basically learning ALL about body work. Duraglass filler, regular bondo (Rage Gold) and lightweight bondo, glazing putty,...using...

Posted 01-31-2010 at 12:42 AM by BA. Comments 3
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My friends and I have been very busy on the 'Ebay Impala'.

Tomorrow...............WE SPRAY!





NOTICE MY WAY-COOL ENGINE OVER-SPRAY PROTECTION. HEY, IT WORKS! WE DID TAPE IT OFF AT THE FENDER LINES.



Posted 01-30-2010 at 10:48 PM by BA. Comments 6
More good times!!

My welding still isn't pretty, but at least it's effective and I know how to use various grinding tools and a metal file!
By the time I get this car done I should finally be decent at welding.






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Posted 01-30-2010 at 10:21 PM by BA. Comments 3
Last night I cut out a large section of my passenger-side quarter-panel for replacement.

It was a little scary since the little floor patches I made were my first attempts at welding ever. (see blog)
I already have these "front" patches for the rear quarters so I jumped right in. I'll order a rear section for the drivers side soon,....still undecided on whether I *really* need one for the passenger-side rear/lower quarter. It may depend upon how easy I find this work....
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Posted 06-14-2010 at 11:25 PM by BA. BA. is offline
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Allan,

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Allan,

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