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Forum: Restoration Corner   01-04-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,301
Posted By BrianJ
Yes I still have the parts car. If you want the...

Yes I still have the parts car. If you want the pieces let me know. I can cut them out no problem. You'll just have to let me know exactly how much of the panel you need.
Forum: Restoration Corner   07-28-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,991
Posted By BrianJ
So the 58 dash bolted right in with no...

So the 58 dash bolted right in with no modifications? That dash looks fantastic. Good job!
Forum: Restoration Corner   07-22-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,301
Posted By BrianJ
Too bad you live in Sweden. Im sure shipping...

Too bad you live in Sweden. Im sure shipping would be astronomical, but I have a parts car with those exact panels in good shape that I could remove and sell you. Same color also, not that that...
Forum: Body Shop   07-22-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,474
Posted By BrianJ
I see that its has been awhile but I have a 66...

I see that its has been awhile but I have a 66 Caprice lid, 2 door car, plus alot of other 66 Caprice parts.
Forum: Body Shop   07-23-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By BrianJ
What I used on my 66 to get that piece trim off...

What I used on my 66 to get that piece trim off was the paint can lid removal tool that they give you free when you buy house wall paint.
Forum: Performance   04-21-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,079
Posted By BrianJ
Ummm...thats only 515 cubes?

Ummm...thats only 515 cubes?
Forum: Wheels & Tires   10-16-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,153
Posted By BrianJ
will this tire fit with these wheels?

I just bought some American Racing Torq-Thrust Ds. 15x8.5 rears with a 3.75 BS. This is the only BS available for the TT Ds. Do you think a 275/60-15 will fit a 66 Caprice with only a 3.75 BS?

I...
Forum: Performance   07-04-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By BrianJ
If youre gonna do all that work wouldn't a LS...

If youre gonna do all that work wouldn't a LS motor be a WAY BETTER option then a LT1
Forum: Performance   06-29-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,187
Posted By BrianJ
I'm planning to do the same thing to my 66 Caprice

I'm planning to do the same thing to my 66 Caprice
Forum: General Tech   03-31-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,861
Posted By BrianJ
Is that right? When accelerating the lower arm is...

Is that right? When accelerating the lower arm is pushing forward and the upper arm is pulling back. Wouldn't that mean the upper arm is in tension and the lower in compression.
Forum: Body Shop   03-31-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
Posted By BrianJ
When you remove the wiper arms heres the trick I...

When you remove the wiper arms heres the trick I used and they come right off. Imagine that the wiper arm is your index finger. Grab your right index finger with your left hand withy your left thumb...
Forum: General Tech   03-24-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By BrianJ
Is this what you're talking about Allan? ...

Is this what you're talking about Allan?

http://www.impalas.net/forums/showthread.php?t=3010&highlight=quarter
Forum: General Tech   03-24-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By BrianJ
My qtr skins are from CARS and I was just in...

My qtr skins are from CARS and I was just in their store and bought my trunk braces also. Not sure on internet type sales. I know they have an open house/car show sale coming up but seeing how your...
Forum: Body Shop   03-05-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
Just a interesting FYI, I went to CARS INC...

Just a interesting FYI, I went to CARS INC yesterday to get some trunk braces. I took my Caprice deck filler panel with me and had them bring out a repro Impala panel. The Caprice panel is around 8"...
Forum: General Tech   03-03-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,540
Posted By BrianJ
While the uphholstery seems to niot be factory...

While the uphholstery seems to niot be factory i'm sure, the metal back and sides dont look to be a second coat of a different color.
...
Forum: General Tech   03-03-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,540
Posted By BrianJ
My 66 CAprice has strato back buckets. It is a...

My 66 CAprice has strato back buckets. It is a 16647 car. Although the seats are green, replaced fabric but the metal backing is all green also. I'll post a pic of the seats.

Rare huh? I'll sell...
Forum: Body Shop   02-25-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
The body overall is in real good shape its just...

The body overall is in real good shape its just the roof was bad from sitting for years with the vinyl top trapping moisture.
Yes, i'm gonna do all the work myself. The car will get a vinly top...
Forum: Body Shop   02-25-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
I seperated the outer skin from the under bracing...

I seperated the outer skin from the under bracing on the deck panel today. Theres a few rust holes where the base of the window would sit but nothing major. There must've been 40 spot welds holding...
Forum: Body Shop   02-23-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
Thank you. Can you imagine what i'd pay someone...

Thank you. Can you imagine what i'd pay someone to fab those for me? ALOT more than $290 that for sure. You know what the best part about it is? All those cash for gold commercials...I dug through...
Forum: Body Shop   02-23-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
The car is only $650. Its just a parts car thats...

The car is only $650. Its just a parts car thats been sitting there for awhile. I'm in Flint along with the car. About 2 hrs north of Blissfield
Forum: Body Shop   02-23-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
This one here is a 2 door 66 Biscayne. When I get...

This one here is a 2 door 66 Biscayne. When I get a chance i'll cruise over and take some pics and talk to the guy. Its a used car lot but he usually has a few classics laying around. I'd buy it for...
Forum: Body Shop   02-23-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
Theres a 66 biscayne right by me. A parts car...

Theres a 66 biscayne right by me. A parts car that I bet you could get for $500. Its for sale for $650 I believe but its been there for awhile so i'm sure they would come down in price. Dayton isnt...
Forum: Body Shop   02-23-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By BrianJ
Thrilled...been a long time comin!!!

I finally got the panels i've been trying to get for almost 8 months since first contact with the seller. Long story short I talked to the guy in mid-summer and convinced him to cut these panles out....
Forum: Interiors   02-23-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 5,394
Posted By BrianJ
Thats ok. What has been posted is good enough for...

Thats ok. What has been posted is good enough for me. Thanks though
Forum: Restoration Corner   02-23-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,888
Posted By BrianJ
Cool. Nice to see more Caprices, they're kind of...

Cool. Nice to see more Caprices, they're kind of the red headed step child of b-bodies nowadays.
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