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Forum: Electrical & Wiring   07-18-2019, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Impala Ken
Thanks for the info.... it's what I was looking...

Thanks for the info.... it's what I was looking for! This is a GREAT site and I have been reading questions and answers even if it does not pertain to what I'm doing with my Impala. Best way to gain...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   07-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Impala Ken
Dave, maybe you misunderstood my question. I just...

Dave, maybe you misunderstood my question. I just need to know WHERE to attach the battery's ground cable now that I have moved the alternator to the driver side where it belongs. Guess I gave too...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   07-15-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Impala Ken
negative battery cable attachment point '63 Impala

Hey people, my '63 Impala SS with 283 has a bizarre spot where the black battery cable is grounded.... it's on a home-made alternator bracket attached to the first exhaust manifold bolt when the...
Forum: General Tech   02-12-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Impala Ken
Thanks Dave. I was wondering if it would.

Thanks Dave. I was wondering if it would.
Forum: General Tech   02-11-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Impala Ken
OEM radiator for '63 SS w/327....

I'm currently restoring a 1963 Impala SS that had a replacement 283 dropped in it (probably because someone blew the original 327). Having a hard time finding an OEM radiator from the major repro car...
Forum: Interiors   09-03-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Impala Ken
'63 bucket seat disassembly...

I'm having trouble separating the seat back from the bottom. There don't seem to be any nuts to loosen and there is no access on the inside of either pivot point. The door side has a big chrome knob....
Forum: Performance   07-20-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Impala Ken
HD coil springs on 1963 Impala SS?

Does anyone know if the coil springs on a '63 Impala SS would have been standard or heavy duty? Does it matter for handling purposes? It came with a 327 but sometime in its life it was swapped for a...
Forum: Restoration Corner   07-11-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Impala Ken
Wow, a convertible. Nice! I'm in the process of...

Wow, a convertible. Nice! I'm in the process of restoring a '63 SS coupe and have been a bit surprised at how it can look pretty sound until the ol' magnet comes out. Good luck on your project and I...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-23-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Impala Ken
WOW... By Labor Day? you're either a car...

WOW... By Labor Day? you're either a car workaholic or you have help! I'm retired and working on a '63 Impala SS and hope to get the interior done by the end of the summer. It's slow work. Good luck!
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-12-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By Impala Ken
Impala Ken SandyImpala63, how's your project...

Impala Ken
SandyImpala63, how's your project car coming?
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-11-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Impala Ken
Back seat interior quarter panels....

I am replacing the back seat vinyl upper interior panels now in my ongoing restoration of an SS '63. I ordered the new ones made by PUI. That was last winter and now I've gotten far enough to put...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-09-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Impala Ken
Thanks KayCee- no sunny days lately but I got it...

Thanks KayCee- no sunny days lately but I got it done anyway.
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-05-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Impala Ken
'63 SS back seat area armrest panels...

I am all ready to install the new vinyl covering for the rear armrest areas. The new padding is all done. I've never done this before and want to do it RIGHT with no puckers or creases. Any tips or...
Forum: General Tech   05-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Impala Ken
The vent window works fine so I guess I won't...

The vent window works fine so I guess I won't worry about the bigger fastener. Thanks!
Forum: General Tech   05-15-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Impala Ken
Found out what the smaller fastener was for......

Found out what the smaller fastener was for... the left bolt that holds on the armrest. Guess it's pretty important after all! I was able to put it back.
Forum: General Tech   05-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Impala Ken
Thanks.... will check it out.

Thanks.... will check it out.
Forum: General Tech   05-14-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Impala Ken
What's this?

I'm restoring the driver's door of my 1963 Impala SS (rust-proofing, new water shield and new door panel). While vacuuming the inside of the door my nozzle sucked up the item in the first photo. It...
Forum: Interiors   05-02-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Impala Ken
Big Dave- Do you know what that sticky...

Big Dave-
Do you know what that sticky claylike material is that holds the watershield paper to the inner door? Where can I get that stuff or is there and alternative material (construction...
Forum: General Tech   04-25-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Impala Ken
Oh, never thought about that! Guess it'll be...

Oh, never thought about that! Guess it'll be stainless now.Thanks!
Forum: General Tech   04-25-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Impala Ken
Gas tank choices for '63 Impala SS

I'm in the market for a new gas tank for my '63 Impala rebuild. I'm finding out there is a bewildering array of material choices.... stainless, tin plate, and galvanized, with the obvious levels of...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   11-30-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Impala Ken
Thanks Dave. Appreciate your answer! I hate to...

Thanks Dave. Appreciate your answer! I hate to start drilling holes in these nice wheels so am stuck for now I guess.
Forum: Wheels & Tires   11-29-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Impala Ken
Alum. slotted wheel axle caps

I purchased a '63 SS Impala that has aftermarket alum. slotted wheels. They are in good condition but are missing anything to cover the axle end on the rears and the grease cap on the fronts. Looks...
Forum: Engine   10-05-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Impala Ken
Thanks Big Dave. I just discovered another...

Thanks Big Dave. I just discovered another problem. The oil filler stem is also the place where the Rochester 2G's return spring hooks on. If I take out the filler tube and cap it off, where would I...
Forum: Engine   10-04-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Impala Ken
converting PCV system....

Due to problems too deep to go into here, I am converting my 283 to the valve covers with the holes for oil filler cap and PCV hose off the carb. Do they make a blank or a plug to block the hole in...
Forum: Interiors   10-03-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Impala Ken
console bumpers

Hi Roscoe!
I just purchased a '63 Impala SS with the original Powerglide console. The rubber bumpers you are not gonna find at the local hardware store, as they are pretty bizzare-looking. I took...
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