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Forum: Brakes & Suspension   05-03-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By gnfast87
Guess??

Do you think it could be the lack of a 1 way residual pressure valve??? I've seen a similar situation with a Chevelle I had. Installed a 10lb pressure valve and the brake pedal creep went away.
Forum: Interiors   05-03-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By gnfast87
Hubbards

Hubbards has both the arm rest and the semi chrome plate that goes under the armrest.
Forum: Steering   04-02-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By gnfast87
Steering Box

Did you change out or rebuild your steering box?? Sometimes they put the wrong internal stops
inside the box.
Forum: Body Shop   03-28-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By gnfast87
Pop Rivets

Here's what I did when I replaced the floor of my 68. Stitch weld in the pans like Dave said then I applied Evercoats waterproof Everglass Kevlar reinforced filler in all the seams (both inside and...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   02-26-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By gnfast87
Voltage regulator and condensor

I'm finishing the restoration on my 68 and had to have the Radiator support sandblasted and repainted. When I removed the front lamp wiring harness I noticed that there was a condensor attached to...
Forum: Heating & Cooling   02-17-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By gnfast87
Thanks guys! I think I'm just going to install...

Thanks guys! I think I'm just going to install the rubber gasket on the inside and
the engine side will get the butyl stuff.


thanks for all your help


Brian
Forum: Interiors   02-17-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By gnfast87
Ya, the 68 doesn't have anything in the center of...

Ya, the 68 doesn't have anything in the center of the seatback.


Also, when I popped the bottom seat cushion back in and measured the seat it was 19"
The first time I measured it it was out of...
Forum: Interiors   02-15-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By gnfast87
Hey 67 Oldsguy Here is what I measured on...

Hey 67 Oldsguy


Here is what I measured on my 68 fastback.


Height & width of seat back 24" 55"


Width & Depth of seat cushion 55" 23-24" deep
Forum: Heating & Cooling   02-15-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By gnfast87
what kind of sealant on heater core case

I have a 1968 Impala SS Fastback that is going through a frame off restoration and I can't find anything on what
kind of sealant you use to attach the heater box to the back side of the firewall?? ...
Forum: Engine   01-25-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By gnfast87
1968 Exhaust

You might want to look at the Pypes dual exhuast kit. I think it's around $400 and that includes
1 0f 3 mufflers. Street, Race or Violators. Violators are loud!!!
Kit is made for the 65-70...
Forum: Engine   11-19-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,239
Posted By gnfast87
Call up Swartz Chassis and order one of their...

Call up Swartz Chassis and order one of their custom frame/big brake/ford 9" chassis kits. Base chassis is around $10K but you will have to add options for big brakes. I would bet you could...
Forum: Performance   09-10-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,928
Posted By gnfast87
Wow! Where do I start. At 15lbs of boost on...

Wow! Where do I start.

At 15lbs of boost on a 5.3l LS motor the cubic inch displacement doubles. AKA: 648 CID
15lbs. of boost is nothing in a 6 bolt block that has a crank that will handle...
Forum: Performance   09-10-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,928
Posted By gnfast87
Can't believe the LS motors haven't been brought...

Can't believe the LS motors haven't been brought up. 500 horse is easy to make! 25 MPG $500 junkyard 4.8 or 5.3L truck motor. If you want more power go buy a turbo kit for $2K

Why go...
Forum: Interiors   09-08-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By gnfast87
Thanks Paul!!!!! That was a huge help.

Thanks Paul!!!!! That was a huge help.
Forum: Interiors   09-07-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By gnfast87
Fisher Body manual

Can anyone tell me if the Fisher Body manual (1968) details the internal workings of the door regulators and tracks??

I have looked all over for video's and books on how to replace manual...
Forum: Tag Team   09-05-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By gnfast87
I just had my new insurance company come out and...

I just had my new insurance company come out and appraise mine. Came back with $21,500. The
appraiser said it would have been 26K if the original motor was in it. Your car seems identical to...
Forum: Tag Team   09-04-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By gnfast87
Looks to me like you have a 1968 Impala SS...

Looks to me like you have a 1968 Impala SS fastback. Interior was parchment.
Can't really read some of the exterior color codes.

I love the fastback's! You going to buy it and restore it?? ...
Forum: Troubleshooting   09-01-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,688
Posted By gnfast87
Have you checked the grounds on the motor?? I...

Have you checked the grounds on the motor?? I had a Buick GN that drove me crazy with similar issues. Any issues with headlights dimming, gas gauges acting weird, etc. ?????
Forum: General Tech   03-12-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By gnfast87
I'd have to disagree with the ideal solution...

I'd have to disagree with the ideal solution being a big block chevy or even a 383 small block. Ultimate would be a modern day LS. 4.8l Vortec from junkyard for around $500-700 with...
Forum: General Tech   03-10-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By gnfast87
290 horsepower 350 crate motor from GM. 4 bolt...

290 horsepower 350 crate motor from GM. 4 bolt main so you could always add a 150 shot of nitrous if you want some more power.
Comes with a 3 year warranty. Less than $2400 Summit Racing...
Forum: Interiors   02-15-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By gnfast87
Hubbard's Impala Parts has 68 arm rest bases for...

Hubbard's Impala Parts has 68 arm rest bases for 2 door cars. I just bought a pair last week. Fit and finish is pretty good. Cost was $99.

I think they only come in black though.

Brian
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-08-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,888
Posted By gnfast87
Goto: Classic Auto ( Automotive ) Parts, Car...

Goto: Classic Auto ( Automotive ) Parts, Car Wrecking: Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, More (http://www.allamericanclassics.com/)

I bought a 1968 perfect frame from them for $699. Cost $300 to ship...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   08-06-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,596
Posted By gnfast87
Hi Bob: I have the CPP drum to disk...

Hi Bob:

I have the CPP drum to disk conversion kit on my 68. The only thing I had to adjust was the nose of the lower control arm. It stuck out about a 1/16 to 1/8"and rubbed on the steering...
Forum: General Tech   06-29-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By gnfast87
I just got done replacing my 68 floorpans and...

I just got done replacing my 68 floorpans and used the Sherman pans. They seemed to be either 18 or 20 gauge.
Plenty thick enough for welding to original metal. I uploaded some pictures that...
Forum: Engine   06-27-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By gnfast87
Thanks Dave! I have the rear distributor block...

Thanks Dave! I have the rear distributor block so they should bolt up. Probably going to install a 3.75" crank, new rods and pistons. If we can get 400 horsepower out of it I will be happy. ...
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