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Forum: General Tech   02-24-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By BA.
I'm only barely able to keep up with the demands...

I'm only barely able to keep up with the demands of keeping 1 car on the road much less try to build a 2nd one!
I have a 2nd car that has only gotten new front suspension, quarter panels and...
Forum: Welcome Forum   02-24-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By BA.
Cool Ride man! Make a check list and start...

Cool Ride man! Make a check list and start checkin' boxes!
Forum: Performance   02-24-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By BA.
Hotchkis has some really nice adjustable upper...

Hotchkis has some really nice adjustable upper control arms for the rear-end if you stay with the stockish design. You may want a rear sway bar as well, I got one from Addco. (resold through many...
Forum: Body Shop   02-21-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By BA.
Hi Moyock, When you say "...how all of the sheet...

Hi Moyock, When you say "...how all of the sheet metal body parts fit together." I'm not sure what you really mean there. I mean, the assembly manual shows the front fenders and how they bolt in...
Forum: Body Shop   02-13-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 151
Posted By BA.
I don't remember a guarantee but maybe there was...

I don't remember a guarantee but maybe there was one?
I do remember that we didn't have a drop of rain for over 30 days after that replacement so I did assume the worst.
I have a history of bad...
Forum: Engine   02-13-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By BA.
If I were in your shoes, I would absolutely see...

If I were in your shoes, I would absolutely see about getting the 305 running. It shouldn't take you more than 2-4 hours of your time and labor. I am biased though, this is what I did.

If...
Forum: Body Shop   02-13-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 151
Posted By BA.
I'm no help, I can only say that I got a full...

I'm no help, I can only say that I got a full windshield replacement from SafeLight for my 99 Lexus back in late 200x and the damn thing had a low spot in it. :( I cursed that thing every time...
Forum: Heating & Cooling   02-13-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 137
Posted By BA.
I'm no help here. Were they allowed to do...

I'm no help here.

Were they allowed to do the 'heater delete' in 1960 that I've heard referenced for mid-late 60's cars?
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   02-13-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By BA.
I personally feel that the top names out there...

I personally feel that the top names out there are all of good standing as far as I know. Monster and TCI which you mentioned, and I'd probably also add in Bowler Transmissions.

In my own...
Forum: General Tech   02-09-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 391
Posted By BA.
Good call on the air-cleaner. I have an...

Good call on the air-cleaner.
I have an Edelbrock carb on my ride (with electric choke) and the basic aftermarket chrome open element air cleaner setup. The base did not clear the electric choke....
Forum: General Tech   02-09-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 391
Posted By BA.
Thats a good looking ride, I think you did good...

Thats a good looking ride, I think you did good in getting it. It looks great as-is but still has things you can do to make it better.


In short, the Edelbrock 1406 is a good carburetor and a...
Forum: Tag Team   02-07-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By BA.
I'm guessing you've seen this site: ...

I'm guessing you've seen this site: https://impalas.org/numbers/

Have you uncovered evidence of the original color to be White or the interior to be green cloth?


That '11-C'.... bit of a...
Forum: General Tech   02-06-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By BA.
I see those on the Facebook Impala groups every...

I see those on the Facebook Impala groups every now and then. Usually for a few hundred dollars and not in perfect shape.
Forum: Engine   02-06-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By BA.
I think the 268 cam would be a great cam for that...

I think the 268 cam would be a great cam for that setup. I probably wouldn't go much larger unless I was after that bigger 'cam lope' and not worried about losing a little actual power to under the...
Forum: Tag Team   02-06-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By BA.
I'm not a decode but that is an interesting code....

I'm not a decode but that is an interesting code. Do you have a picture of the body tag?

Is it still in original style for the most part? Convertible or hardtop? stock wheels?
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   02-01-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By BA.
Hey there Kwiik, You shouldn't have any...

Hey there Kwiik,
You shouldn't have any trouble finding those honestly. I've seen them available plenty in the last several months anyone. You're just going to need to bring some serious cash....
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-28-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By BA.
Hi Lisa, welcome to the site. Super happy...

Hi Lisa, welcome to the site.

Super happy for you to get your dream car. Love the RHD as well! Maybe some of the other Aussie's here on the forum will chime in and with some luck they will be...
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-26-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By BA.
I don't see too many of the 68's much less a...

I don't see too many of the 68's much less a convertible. Yours is super clean,..very nice!


Welcome to the site Doug.
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-25-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By BA.
You got the nice one! I have the $25 PTouch...

You got the nice one!
I have the $25 PTouch from Brothers brand from my local Office Supply/Staples store. Like you noted, they've got clear tape, and you can change the style/font to be whatever...
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-25-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By BA.
What a find! I actually own the Strobe Light...

What a find! I actually own the Strobe Light that those inserts are made for!! :-D Have had it for probably 40ish years.
Forum: Tag Team   01-25-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By BA.
Indeed, welcome to the site. I'm a fan of that...

Indeed, welcome to the site. I'm a fan of that Aztec Bronze!
Forum: Body Shop   01-23-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By BA.
DVAP is a solid place to check. I had...

DVAP is a solid place to check.

I had similar rust in both of those areas but not quite as bad. I just got some sheetmetal from Lowes/Home Depot, 18ga I think, and welded them in.
In the...
Forum: Convertibles   01-23-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 76
Posted By BA.
That's a great question that could apply to many...

That's a great question that could apply to many years. Unfortunately, I've never seen a single article in my entire life about installing or adjusting the Vert top frame. :( I'd like to have...
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-19-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By BA.
Welcome to the site, glad to hear you're getting...

Welcome to the site, glad to hear you're getting the ol girl fixed up. Any Impala with the 409 is a Keeper!
Forum: Welcome Forum   01-19-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By BA.
Nice ride to have, welcome to the site. ...

Nice ride to have, welcome to the site.

Sorry but I've got no info on the 64 rims.
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