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Forum: Brakes & Suspension   02-04-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By 1969Impala
I had the same thing with my 69 Impala when I...

I had the same thing with my 69 Impala when I first bought it in June. I've always owned power disc brake cars from 69 so it kind of thru me off a little. Are your brakes power drum? I'm thinking...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   10-02-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,988
Posted By 1969Impala
Something else, which I don't think I saw reading...

Something else, which I don't think I saw reading all this, is don't forget to remove the pilot bushing from the crank flange. Manuals need it automatics don't. But I'm sure you know this already....
Forum: Tag Team   08-20-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,121
Posted By 1969Impala
1966 Bel Air engine code

Hi guys. I went to look at a 66 Belair today with my son. Got a few numbers, but didn't get the trim tag info, so I'll need to go back and get a pic of it later.
I did see DC for the paint and the...
Forum: Performance   07-15-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,250
Posted By 1969Impala
Where I live there is a Db limit. I had turbo...

Where I live there is a Db limit. I had turbo mufflers on my 66 Chevy II, I got busted for too much noise and when the DMV checked it the Db level was over 90. They said too loud. Some states want...
Forum: Performance   07-15-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,332
Posted By 1969Impala
Anything bigger then the 327 will be a plus to...

Anything bigger then the 327 will be a plus to move the weight of these big cars. I'm with everyone else with going big block if the 327 isn't the original engine. Even if you don't dump a whole lot...
Forum: Welcome Forum   07-09-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
  Hi.
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Posted By 1969Impala
Nice car to work with. I can't even remember the...

Nice car to work with. I can't even remember the last time I was in a 67, I forgot how big the gauges are. I bet you could actually see the needle move on the gas gauge driving it down the road. It's...
Forum: Engine   07-07-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By 1969Impala
What year 307? Maybe a decent pair of the old...

What year 307? Maybe a decent pair of the old power pack heads will be fine for what you want. Edelbrock makes a decent intake that would work well too, it's either the RPM or the Performer, can't...
Forum: Engine   07-07-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By 1969Impala
Rebuilding a Q-jet isn't so hard. The few I've...

Rebuilding a Q-jet isn't so hard. The few I've done worked fine after I got my dirty hands on them. Just give it a good soaking when you take it apart and make sure you use plenty of compressed air...
Forum: General Tech   07-06-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,520
Posted By 1969Impala
Heli-coil

I talked to this guy last night about your problem. He was telling me as long as the body part isn't warped he can install a heli-coil and you should be fine.

His name is Eric. Here is his...
Forum: Tag Team   07-05-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1969Impala
No restoration, the car is staying as original as...

No restoration, the car is staying as original as possible though. Just want the correct dated parts to put back on it when these aftermarket pieces crap out.
Forum: General Tech   07-05-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,520
Posted By 1969Impala
Years ago before I knew how delicate the Q-jet...

Years ago before I knew how delicate the Q-jet really was at the fuel line attachment I did the very same thing. When I used the re-thread adapter and lost everything someone suggested removing the...
Forum: Tag Team   07-05-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1969Impala
Hi Dave, not looking for new technology or white...

Hi Dave, not looking for new technology or white glove restoration on this car, no boom box, nor electric anything, just looking for the right dated parts to put back on it.
Forum: Tag Team   07-05-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1969Impala
For future reference, 1969 Impala w/350 LM1...

For future reference, 1969 Impala w/350 LM1 engine:

1100834 Alternator

1108361 Starter
Forum: Heating & Cooling   07-03-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By 1969Impala
As a matter of fact I got the AIM in the mail...

As a matter of fact I got the AIM in the mail today. Good diagram of how it's attached. Apparently the replacement radiator has a core just a tad to long, the mounting tabs on the radiator and the...
Forum: Tag Team   07-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1969Impala
Hi Dave. I just got the fullsize assembly manual...

Hi Dave. I just got the fullsize assembly manual for 69 in the mail today. I haven't opened it yet, need to find a binder to put it in.
Forum: Heating & Cooling   07-03-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By 1969Impala
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: Tag Team   07-03-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1969Impala
Anybody? I haven't found a spec sheet or part...

Anybody? I haven't found a spec sheet or part numbers book for my Impala so if anyone can look this up for me I would appreciate it.
Forum: Heating & Cooling   06-27-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By 1969Impala
69 Impala fan shroud attachment question.

Anybody have a pic or two of how the fan shroud is attached to the radiator on a 69 Impala? Radiator was replace and previous owner just zip tied it on. It's a bit too loose now.
Forum: General Tech   06-27-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By 1969Impala
If you use soap and water, that helps lubricate...

If you use soap and water, that helps lubricate things up a bit. On the heater hoses I found if the hoses are going to be replaced anyway just cut them off like Txbobcat says. Cut length wise not...
Forum: Tag Team   06-27-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1969Impala
Part numbers needed 69 Impala

Hey guys, anybody know what the alternator and starter numbers are for a 69 Impala? My 10B Impala is missing it's OEM alternator and the starter looks either rebuilt or replaced so I suspect that as...
Forum: Tag Team   06-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By 1969Impala
Warren, you have a PM. I was looking to confirm...

Warren, you have a PM. I was looking to confirm whether my Impala was an LM1 car and it is.
Forum: Welcome Forum   06-14-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By 1969Impala
If it's not one thing getting toasted on one area...

If it's not one thing getting toasted on one area of the country it's something else getting toasted in another part of the country. There must be a happy middle somewhere that has cars just sitting...
Forum: Convertibles   06-14-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,491
Posted By 1969Impala
Samuel, if the interior was white then the...

Samuel, if the interior was white then the default carpet color will mostly likely be black. If it really looks faded and worn then it may be the original carpet in my experience. White and black...
Forum: Welcome Forum   06-14-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,463
Posted By 1969Impala
Thanks for the heads up Larry. I was on one of...

Thanks for the heads up Larry. I was on one of the 1st Gen Camaro websites I frequent and a friend turned me on to the SS427 Impala website as well. I'll be reading and asking questions for days. The...
Forum: Test Drive   06-13-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,310
Posted By 1969Impala
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