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Forum: Convertibles   Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By RMC1218
FYI - third response!! Yes PICS would be...

FYI - third response!!

Yes PICS would be appreciated
Forum: Convertibles   09-11-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By RMC1218
66 Impala Super Sport Chassis/Frame

Hey All,
I have a 1966 Impala SS convertible, 396CID, Automatic (from a 68 truck). I suspect the frame was changed because
1. There were clutch pedal brackets bolted to the frame below the master...
Forum: Engine   05-08-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By RMC1218
Coincidentally I just received the Rock Auto May...

Coincidentally I just received the Rock Auto May newsletter which has an article "Diesel Oil, Flat Tappets & Gas Engines". Was interesting to me.
https://www.rockauto.com/Newsletter/

Rick
Forum: Engine   05-07-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By RMC1218
Hi jayoldschool - love the Id name, I called...

Hi jayoldschool - love the Id name,

I called Shell\Rotella this morning and his answer was "All Rotella products" have a minimum of 1200 PPM of Zinc. I think that number is sufficient I'm really...
Forum: Engine   05-06-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By RMC1218
Just happened on the oil conversation. I have...

Just happened on the oil conversation.
I have been using Shell Rotella T6 5w40 in my 66 Impala 396 CID. An old friend (who has been a auto Tech for 35+ years) recommended it. As I'm sure we all...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   04-11-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By RMC1218
Hi Paul, Had a similar problem on my 66 SS...

Hi Paul,
Had a similar problem on my 66 SS Impala. After checking everything I could think of, I found the motor was bad, When I replaced it however, the first time I turned it on it didn't work and...
Forum: Convertibles   03-12-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By RMC1218
Replaced mine - to me was pretty simple. 1....

Replaced mine - to me was pretty simple.

1. Remove back seat
2. Remove window crank handles.
3. Remove door thresholds.
4. Remove lower - then upper side panels
5. Remove lines. (be ready to...
Forum: Engine   03-11-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By RMC1218
I have a set on my 66 Impala SS I would sell!

I have a set on my 66 Impala SS 396 Auto with P.S.. I have never cared for headers as the're hot, and continually loosen and I'm not a performance car guy - just a cruiser. Also I'm not 100% sure...
Forum: Interiors   02-19-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By RMC1218
Dye them?

Could I Dye the black to bright blue?
What product would I use and where would I get it?

Thanks for our reply.
Forum: Interiors   02-13-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By RMC1218
Looking for Interior Seat Medallions

Hi all,

I am in need of the Seat Medallions in Bright Blue. It seems the Black and Chrome are available at Classic Industries and Hubbard's Impala Parts, but no Bright Blue - any Ideas?

Thanks...
Forum: Interiors   01-26-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By RMC1218
Finished the Bezel, Home Garage restoration. ...

Finished the Bezel, Home Garage restoration.

The bezel came out satisfactory to me, but we all know this is not actually a chrome finish. The Spaz Stix is the best "Spray on Chrome emulating...
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-24-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By RMC1218
Yea - that looks like it will work. I now have to...

Yea - that looks like it will work. I now have to print the names on it.

Thanks
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-23-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By RMC1218
ooops 1966 Impala SS

ooops 1966 Impala SS
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-23-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By RMC1218
Turn Signal & Idiot light lenses

I need to replace the Green (for turn signal & cold indicators) and the red for Hot, Brake, Bright, Oil Pressure, Generator indicators.
Anyone have any suppliers?

I spoke with one speedo shop and...
Forum: Interiors   01-22-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By RMC1218
Thanks for the suggestion of Kingoftrim. They...

Thanks for the suggestion of Kingoftrim. They quoted me $950. Not in the budget. I heard that "Spaz Stix - mirror chrome" is great. I've ordered it and will post the outcome. I've found several pics...
Forum: Interiors   01-17-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By RMC1218
1966 Impala SS Dash Bezel

Hi All,

My Dash Bezel has been painted in the past with your average silver paint and doesn't look good. As I'm looking around the internet it appears the sides and the tips of the separators...
Forum: Tag Team   01-04-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By RMC1218
Thanks Big Dave, The original fuel line was...

Thanks Big Dave,
The original fuel line was long gone before I bought the car, so I probably will never know what came in it.
The car has a 1968 396CID from a light truck with a TH400 trans.
...
Forum: Tag Team   01-02-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By RMC1218
Original Engine 66 Impala SS

Can anyone help to find out the which engine came in my 1966 Impala SS.
I have managed through the Cowl Tag and VIN to find everything else.
Thanks for any assistance.

VIN: 168676F170460

Cowl...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   11-14-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By RMC1218
I guess no one has anything to say on the Neutral...

I guess no one has anything to say on the Neutral safety Switch?
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   11-08-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By RMC1218
68WASAGOODYEAR, Thanks for the offer on the...

68WASAGOODYEAR,
Thanks for the offer on the F.I. diag. I spoke with Holley help line after the "stall" incidence and made some adjustments and it seems to run better but due to the weather I only...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   11-07-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By RMC1218
Neutral Safety Switch?

66 Impala SS Convertible, 396 CID TH400 auto trans.
When turning the key the starter will only work in Park not neutral - This created a dangerous situation while working on sniper F.I.test drive....
Forum: Convertibles   10-31-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By RMC1218
Trunk Lid

Does anyone know if the trunk lid on a 66 Impala SS is the same for convertible and coupe or 4 door?
Forum: General Tech   08-22-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By RMC1218
Hi, I can't answer your questions, however I...

Hi,
I can't answer your questions, however I had a similar problem on my 66 Impala SS and after much research and testing found that the switch was loose in the dash, which is also the grounding for...
Forum: Troubleshooting   11-26-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By RMC1218
Thanks All, Love the diagrams thanks - I...

Thanks All,
Love the diagrams thanks - I believe it did have the 283 type from the looks, and I wish I knew what engine came in the car, the only thing I can learn from the cowl tag is 8 Cyl.. But I...
Forum: Troubleshooting   11-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By RMC1218
Well Dave / BA, I drove the car today and NOOO...

Well Dave / BA,
I drove the car today and NOOO Change. I have ordered a Throttle pedal assembly and cable. I'll let you know how it goes.
Thanks Again
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