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Forum: General Tech   06-30-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By redrocket1953
Thanks Dave. The car already has radial tires on...

Thanks Dave. The car already has radial tires on it. They are P215/75R14. It rides and drives fine. I just want to get all 4 wheels the same. The originals are 14X5. I know that the wagons and 409's...
Forum: General Tech   06-30-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By redrocket1953
64 Wheel Backspace Question

I have a 64SS Impala. Someone put the wrong wheels on the car with different backspaces so two of the four wheels wont work on the front because they hit on the tie rod end. I found some with a 4"...
Forum: Heating & Cooling   06-04-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By redrocket1953
Thanks for the tip. I'll try the heat to soften...

Thanks for the tip. I'll try the heat to soften them up a little. I was wondering if that hole in the center was for putting them in.
Forum: Heating & Cooling   05-19-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By redrocket1953
This is what the fasteners look like. I did see...

This is what the fasteners look like. I did see the other end on the engine side of the firewall and they do look like those plastic barbed fasteners. Now to get the fender well out so I can see all...
Forum: Heating & Cooling   05-18-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By redrocket1953
These look different than any I've ever seen...

These look different than any I've ever seen before. Almost look like rubber bumpers. There are two on the inside of the car just below the heater box holding the mat to the toeboard area. I will get...
Forum: Heating & Cooling   05-18-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By redrocket1953
64 Heater Core Replacement Question

I have a leaky heater core on mt 64SS Impala without A/C. My question is how do the dash mat retaining plugs come out on the inside. There seems to be a hole down the center of them but no screw that...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   07-23-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By redrocket1953
Anymore it seems everybody tries to sell the one...

Anymore it seems everybody tries to sell the one size fits all whether it's right or wrong.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   07-22-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By redrocket1953
Dave it's totally stock suspension. Its within a...

Dave it's totally stock suspension. Its within a half inch of the factory ride height that I found in the GM service manuals. I'm changing the front coils with the stock springs that Moog...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   07-22-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By redrocket1953
64 Impala Stabilizer Bar End Link

I have a 64 Impala SS with a 327. I need the measurement of the metal sleeve or spacer that is on the end link of the front stabilizer bar. The one I got has a 3 1/2 inch sleeve but it seems too long...
Forum: Steering   08-22-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By redrocket1953
64 Power Steering Hoses

I'm working on a friends 64 Impala SS and have a question about the routing of the power steering hoses. The ones on there are run under the stabilizer bar and it looks to me that maybe they should...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   03-12-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By redrocket1953
Negative Battery Cable Question

I have a 64 Impala SS with a 327. It had a dealer installed A/C unit on it which I just removed. The negative cable was grounded to the bracket for the A/C. I was wondering where the factory...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   02-29-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By redrocket1953
I did find that Monroe and Gabriel makes them but...

I did find that Monroe and Gabriel makes them but I didn't see anything listed for a 64. When it gets warmer I will take one off and see what I have and measure one. The car has new springs and...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   02-29-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By redrocket1953
64 Impala Air Shocks

I'm trying to find a new set of air shocks for a 64 Impala. Not having much luck. It seems as nobody makes them anymore. I've checked everywhere I can think without any luck. Could use some help if...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   08-27-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,970
Posted By redrocket1953
Stock 64 Impala Rim Specs

I have a 64 Impala SS and need to know if anyone knows what the rim width is and the backspace. Its not a 409 car and I needed 5 rims for it. Also where one would look for a new set of OEM style...
Forum: Restoration Corner   08-24-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By redrocket1953
The guys at Team Chevelle thought it was 67-69...

The guys at Team Chevelle thought it was 67-69 vintage. I was just wondering where to start on with a price. I'm not a big fan of A/C or the space it takes up under the hood. Thanks.
Forum: Restoration Corner   08-20-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By redrocket1953
Chevrolet Dealer Installed Air Conditioner

I was wondering if anyone would know what a 60's Chevrolet dealer installed air conditioner system might be worth. It would be complete with everything including brackets for a small block. Its in a...
Forum: Tag Team   07-23-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
The engine is a 250HP 327. I sent for the G.M....

The engine is a 250HP 327. I sent for the G.M. Canada documentation. I saw on another document from G.M. Canada that a 64 Chevy wagon with a 283 had an engine number that started with an 8. I guess...
Forum: Tag Team   07-22-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
Yes I have books for that but my info starts with...

Yes I have books for that but my info starts with 1965. To me it looks like on the 64 Impala the Canadian built trim tag isn't the same as a US built one.
Forum: Tag Team   07-21-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
I also have a 70 Chevelle SS454 LS6 that was...

I also have a 70 Chevelle SS454 LS6 that was built in Flint so no build sheet to be found. I did get the NCRS info on that car. Its nice to have. I will get you a copy of the info on the 64 when I...
Forum: Tag Team   07-21-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
Paul I just sent for the information that you...

Paul I just sent for the information that you suggested. Its too bad G.M. USA doesn't keep their records. Just think of the $$ they could make selling it. Thanks again for the help. The car is just...
Forum: Tag Team   07-20-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
Paul I can't thank you enough. Everything you...

Paul I can't thank you enough. Everything you decoded is how the car is right down to the powerglide. Colors are all correct too. I was a little confused on that number stamped on the front passenger...
Forum: Tag Team   07-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
Thanks Dave. I know a lot about Chevelles and not...

Thanks Dave. I know a lot about Chevelles and not much about Canadian built Impala's. I have the Alan Colvin books but not the 60-64 one. I'm just trying to see if the car is what the guy says it is....
Forum: Tag Team   07-20-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By redrocket1953
Trim Tag Info

I found a 1964 Impala SS that was built in Canada. I need some help with the trim tag.

Style 1447 2-3-26

Body number 157909

Paint CP

Trim 845
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