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Forum: Interiors   01-29-2020, 08:35 PM
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Posted By craig32
interior parts supplier recommendations?

Hey all,
I'm in 'winter parts amassing mode' and I'm wanting advice on suppliers. My car has black vinyl door panels and rear seat, but the rear arm rests and rear side panels are the original blue...
Forum: General Tech   11-08-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By craig32
Are the holes in the cowl the same place the...

Are the holes in the cowl the same place the bottom of the fender bolts up? It appears as though there is a nipple there. On one side of my car, there was a toggle like fixture up in the hole, and...
Forum: General Tech   11-07-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By craig32
66 cowl question

Where is water supposed to drain from? My car had such crazy stuff done to it, I'm not sure - is it around the fender bolt hole? Anyone have a picture of what it's supposed to look like?
Forum: Restoration Corner   10-27-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
Oh yeah, aside from that, there was a rectangular...

Oh yeah, aside from that, there was a rectangular hole 'punched' (?) in the tunnel on the pass. side, big enough to put four fingers in - well, my smaller fingers anyway.

Didn't get a whole lot of...
Forum: Interiors   10-27-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By craig32
Not sure what slides and boots are, the yellow...

Not sure what slides and boots are, the yellow part - paint or carpet? And if it's carpet, do you split the carpet on the floor around it?...
Forum: Interiors   10-25-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By craig32
66 console question

Should the bottom half of the console be painted, or does the carpet get cut and glued to it?
Forum: Restoration Corner   10-13-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
Finishing the floors, it looks like it was a...

Finishing the floors, it looks like it was a standard at some point.
https://www.impalas.net/forums/members/craig32-albums-impala-picture5122-dscn1911.jpg
Then I found this - who does this?! I...
Forum: Restoration Corner   09-27-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
He he, that would only work for 'back seat...

He he, that would only work for 'back seat drivers'!!
Forum: Restoration Corner   09-27-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
I've been busy, would have been more so, but the...

I've been busy, would have been more so, but the Father in law's welder took a dump, so I bought a new one - you won't be seeing the Hobart in any more pics!

Side two done. . . ....
Forum: Tag Team   08-31-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By craig32
The VIN says it was a V8, and I'm familiar with...

The VIN says it was a V8, and I'm familiar with the badgeing. I don't see any holes on the inside of what I assume are the original fenders as they are the same color underneath the red paint as the...
Forum: Tag Team   08-31-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By craig32
No, they were all glassed over and all the trim...

No, they were all glassed over and all the trim removed.
Forum: Tag Team   08-31-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By craig32
Thanks for the help! The cowl tag only has '592'...

Thanks for the help! The cowl tag only has '592' in accessories area.
Gas tank is in the shed with no build sheet, and the door panels and rear seat have been changed.
Finding an engine block is...
Forum: Tag Team   08-30-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By craig32
any way to find out which V8 my 66 came with?

I know all the drive train has been replaced (except maybe the driveshaft!) the differential was replaced before I bought it, the column shifted Powerglide was replaced with a floor shifted TH350,...
Forum: Restoration Corner   08-19-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
Side two, same deal. . . . ...

Side two, same deal. . . .
https://www.impalas.net/forums/members/craig32-albums-impala-picture5094-dscn1864.jpg
Notice how badly 'repaired' the wheel opening is, I'm assuming the chunk missing is...
Forum: Restoration Corner   08-12-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
Nope, still there. They go right up against the...

Nope, still there. They go right up against the outer wheel house. I cut it off 2" below the crease, not at it, where the patch panel extends to.
Forum: Restoration Corner   08-12-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
Not sure I understand what you mean.

Not sure I understand what you mean.
Forum: Restoration Corner   08-11-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
https://www.impalas.net/forums/members/craig32-alb...

https://www.impalas.net/forums/members/craig32-albums-impala-picture5092-dscn1841.jpg

One side done, starting on the other. :)
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-08-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
yeah marsmann, new outer wheel house is on the...

yeah marsmann, new outer wheel house is on the way. Once I cut the armor plating out of the trunk, I knew nothing would match up right if I didn't replace everything. You can't believe the truly...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-02-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By craig32
Finally getting started. . .

Finally cut off one of the horrid repairs on the quarter panel, three layers of wrong! It is going to be right when I get done....
Forum: Troubleshooting   03-27-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By craig32
That's what we call the 'Chevy lean'. If you're...

That's what we call the 'Chevy lean'. If you're driving on a crested road, or if you torque it up, it will ride level!! Seriously, I don't know, but a lot of old Chevys do lean, pretty much as...
Forum: Restoration Corner   03-23-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By craig32
The 4 door version is like 7" longer, believe it...

The 4 door version is like 7" longer, believe it or not, than the coupe lid. I bought one anyway, as it had all the trim on it that would cost more than the lid did. I'm going to shorten it to fit,...
Forum: Welcome Forum   02-04-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By craig32
Don't you mean 'as low as you could get'? 3.36...

Don't you mean 'as low as you could get'? 3.36 was as high as you could get in tho 50's. I believe.
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-06-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By craig32
I can relate to 'walking away'. I drove 80 miles...

I can relate to 'walking away'. I drove 80 miles to look at a 67 Impala, cash in hand, and came home with the cash. It was a nice purple paint job with a white leather interior with a 350 with Hooker...
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By craig32
Looks like I want mine to look when I'm done,...

Looks like I want mine to look when I'm done, only with the wheels down! (Sorry, I just had to!)
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-06-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By craig32
Chevy guy from PA new to Impalas

Greetings from the home of Little League Baseball! (well, same county, anyway) I bought a 66 in Oct. 2017, just started on it last fall. Got a bunch of metal work to do and then paint it, making...
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