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Forum: Interiors   10-05-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Rick66SS
You might try Paul's suggestion for...

You might try Paul's suggestion for www.repops.com (http://www.repops.com) . My 66 is different than your 68. Good luck.
Forum: Interiors   10-05-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,184
Posted By Rick66SS
No rollers, just the channel in the door and the...

No rollers, just the channel in the door and the white nylon looking piece on the bottom of the window mount. There is till remnants of the old felt in that rear channel. Thats the felt I cant find....
Forum: Interiors   10-03-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,184
Posted By Rick66SS
Boy that helps. I was thinking regulator but knew...

Boy that helps. I was thinking regulator but knew the "Impala" regulators would be expensive. Seen them for 64 & earlier. Nice to know I can try and cross reference a new one. Thanks Dave.

Anyone...
Forum: Interiors   10-03-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,184
Posted By Rick66SS
66 Impala Window Rattles

Ive got a 66 2dr Hardtop and am in the process of replacing all the window felts / seals. Both door windows area loose (rattles when you shut the door)and Im not sure if it's a worn manual type...
Forum: Engine   03-01-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,344
Posted By Rick66SS
I just swapped a small block for big block in my...

I just swapped a small block for big block in my 66. I had to place one washer between the big block power steering bracket and the block to get my PS pulley to line up with the crank pulley. Unless...
Forum: Restoration Corner   02-27-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By Rick66SS
My 66 doesnt look like you're describing.

My 66 doesnt look like you're describing.
Forum: Performance   10-09-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,044
Posted By Rick66SS
Big Block Exhaust 2.5"?

Finally got the car on the street but the 3" bolt on glasspacks are way too loud so I gotta spend a little more to get it ready for my wife and little girls. How large exhaust pipe should I go with?...
Forum: General Tech   10-01-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By Rick66SS
I dont think I could turn that down either. Old...

I dont think I could turn that down either. Old cars are fun period.
Forum: Bench Racing   09-07-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,457
Posted By Rick66SS
WHat motor & tranny was he running back then? Do...

WHat motor & tranny was he running back then? Do you know?
Forum: Bench Racing   09-06-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,457
Posted By Rick66SS
Nostalgic 66 Biscayne Drag Car

I finally got my 396 fired tonight. Wow what a roar! Not ready to drive yet so I was surfing and found this/ Pretty cool - I think its a Biscayne. Correct?
Forum: Wheels & Tires   09-02-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,309
Posted By Rick66SS
Ive seen plenty for around $25.00 a piece. My 66...

Ive seen plenty for around $25.00 a piece. My 66 SS came with a mix set like you mentioned. I assumed maybe the deeper set was the rear..? Didnt realy answer your question but they are plentiful.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   08-28-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By Rick66SS
Just spoke to my tranny guy and he said to bring...

Just spoke to my tranny guy and he said to bring it by when I get it driveable and he could fix it through the pan without much problem.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   08-27-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,037
Posted By Rick66SS
New Turbo 400 Leaking Fluid

Im days from getting my car running! After filling the new trans with about 6 quarts of fluid and let sit overnight I discovered the shift rod and neutral safety switch ports ( i think thats what...
Forum: Magnaflow   08-17-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,863
Posted By Rick66SS
Sweet! Welcome. I have Magnaflows on my wifes...

Sweet! Welcome. I have Magnaflows on my wifes Hemi Durango. Sounds great.
Forum: Engine   08-07-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,426
Posted By Rick66SS
I hear you Paul. Disc brakes and suspension...

I hear you Paul. Disc brakes and suspension upgrades among other things too. I ordered my valve covers from Summit yesterday and got them today. Shipped ground. Those guys are great! Ive got 3 weeks...
Forum: Engine   08-06-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,426
Posted By Rick66SS
Hammer was my first thought! Valve covers were...

Hammer was my first thought! Valve covers were definitely too tall. Ordered some Edelbrock shorties for $45. Hard to beat that. Good to know about the notch - give me another treasure to look for at...
Forum: Engine   08-05-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,426
Posted By Rick66SS
Just hit me that I bet I need the short valve...

Just hit me that I bet I need the short valve covers.
Forum: Engine   08-05-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,426
Posted By Rick66SS
396 Valve Cover vs. Power Booster Clearance

I am sooo close. I just got my energy suspension motor mounts (short & wide) and they fit great. Napa gave me the wrong mounts (tall & narrow) last weekend. I am able to get the bolt through both...
Forum: Engine   08-02-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,563
Posted By Rick66SS
You're right Dave, thanks. I figured since this...

You're right Dave, thanks. I figured since this setup couldve been from the factory, Napa would have it right. They gave me the tall & narrow and I need the short and wide. No wonder they wouldnt...
Forum: Engine   08-02-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,563
Posted By Rick66SS
66 Impala Big Block Engine Frame Mounts

Im neck deep in changing out my 283 / glide for a 396 / 400. Tried to slide the 396/400 in this morning and it wouldnt fit the small block mount towers. I have new motor mounts and it seems they are...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-29-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By Rick66SS
I have been looking for a while and I havn't come...

I have been looking for a while and I havn't come across an aftermarket of this part. Best bet is parts cars, junkyards, craigslist.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   06-14-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,522
Posted By Rick66SS
I know. Gotta 2 yr old and newby in 2 months so I...

I know. Gotta 2 yr old and newby in 2 months so I hope to have it done very soon so we can (I can?!) enjoy it. Paid $50 bucks for the core at a junkyard and local shop here in Jax built it for...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   06-13-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,522
Posted By Rick66SS
I hear you Dave. Im sure that will happen. I did...

I hear you Dave. Im sure that will happen. I did the same thing over the years with motorcycles. 600, 900 & then 1450cc. Thats when the lightbulb went off about how torque works. Im anxious to get...
Forum: Engine   06-13-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By Rick66SS
Check out "Year One" out of Georgia. Ive seen...

Check out "Year One" out of Georgia. Ive seen their listings for 383 - 400+ HP / 440 LBS TQ on Ebay. Seems like "Buy it now" long block for around $3,800. Lots of 383 crates on Ebay.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   06-13-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,522
Posted By Rick66SS
Big Dave if I buy a big block type drive shaft...

Big Dave if I buy a big block type drive shaft like you describe and mate it to my 10 bolt, will there be any additional mods later if I find a good 12 bolt to switch out?
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