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Forum: Team Impala Forum Site Issue Forum   08-12-2017, 10:57 AM
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Posted By jayhawk500
Any chance of being able to save what we already...

Any chance of being able to save what we already have posted up? My thread still has the pictures working. Like to put it on a CD or a flash drive.
My posts on Steve's Nova Site have all been shut...
Forum: Restoration Corner   01-14-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By jayhawk500
The S-I-L's frame is an SS Caprice. I found her...

The S-I-L's frame is an SS Caprice. I found her frame to have an extra set of body mounts on the frame directly above the rear axle. I would surmise that this is a convertible frame for the added...
Forum: Heating & Cooling   12-11-2016, 12:17 PM
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Views: 756
Posted By jayhawk500
I googled "'62 Impala engine bay" for images to...

I googled "'62 Impala engine bay" for images to see what the set up was like. As with all chevy cars from the early 60's - mid to late 70's, you have to pull the passenger side inner fender well....
Forum: Engine   11-05-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By jayhawk500
Are you running points or an HEI?

Are you running points or an HEI?
Forum: Restoration Corner   09-21-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By jayhawk500
Glad to help!

Glad to help!
Forum: Restoration Corner   09-17-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By jayhawk500
Do you have A/C? If not most GM cars from 65...

Do you have A/C? If not most GM cars from 65 through early 70's used the same heater set up.
I used 3M butyl putty on the fan/heater housing, you get that from the auto parts stores. The 70...
Forum: Restoration Corner   07-08-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By jayhawk500
On the S-I-L's Caprice is used 5-6 cans of Rust...

On the S-I-L's Caprice is used 5-6 cans of Rust treatment and used 2 cans of Undercoating. Now, I didn't have to do the whole bottom side of the car.
I only touched up areas where I welded the holes...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-30-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By jayhawk500
I used 3M's undercoating in the white can. It's...

I used 3M's undercoating in the white can. It's about $15 here at NAPA. I've used this product on 2 restorations and have been very pleased with the results and protection.

And I use this for...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-23-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
That's the plan!

That's the plan!
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-23-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
The S-I-L's 66 Caprice Engine Rebuild Update #9

I sent back the Energy Suspension mounts 'cause they were tall and narrow. Why this car has wide engine stands is any bodies guess. I kept the mounts that were on the car and added on 2 each 3/8"...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-23-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By jayhawk500
Like Dave said above. Go big early. I went with a...

Like Dave said above. Go big early. I went with a BBC radiator in my SBC Nova just for the cooling properties.
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-20-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
Well, the Energy Suspension engine mounts for a...

Well, the Energy Suspension engine mounts for a 66 Caprice with a 396 arrived today. After messing around with the engine hoist that decided to fail, I attempted to change out the mounts doing it the...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-19-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By jayhawk500
Here ya go. You didn't give any info other that...

Here ya go. You didn't give any info other that it's a small block. Don't get the universal fit radiator. They don't match up with the mounting holes.


1967 Impala Parts | CRD1363A | 1967...
Forum: Body Shop   06-13-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By jayhawk500
Try Googling "64 Impala color chart". ...

Try Googling "64 Impala color chart".


This is what I came up with. The Riverside Red is a brighter red, while the Ember red is more dark towards the maroon side of the red scale.


Chris...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-12-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
The S-I-L's 66 Caprice Engine Rebuild Update #8

Yesterday, was a memorable day for my S-I-L, Vicki. She was able to drive the Caprice about 200 miles round trip to our nephews graduation party and back.
The car ran flawlessly the whole trip,...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-11-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
Currently its conventional oil with the Comp Cams...

Currently its conventional oil with the Comp Cams break in oil. The oil change today will be the same.
In 500 miles it'll be the same again, but with the ZDDP additive from Lucas Oil.
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-10-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
The S-I-L's 66 Caprice Engine Rebuild Update #7

IT'S ALIVE!!!!!


It's been 2 long days after work, but I got it running. I let it run for the 30 minutes necessary to break in the cam. Tomorrow I'll change the oil as recommended by Comp. Then...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-09-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
The mounts were soooo wide when I went to torque...

The mounts were soooo wide when I went to torque down the nut it squished the sides in. This time I put washers on the inside of the mount to prevent that from happening again.
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-08-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
The frame stands are the OEM stands. OEM motor,...

The frame stands are the OEM stands. OEM motor, the only difference is the engine mount itself, and yes, the bolt holes don't line up.





I got another set of mounts like I hade before. I...
Forum: Restoration Corner   06-07-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
The S-I-L's 66 Caprice Engine Rebuild Update #6

Well, after a solid month of waiting on Comp Cams...The engine is finally together and back in the car. But now I have a new problem, The motor mounts I got off eBay for an Impala 427 don't quite fit...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   05-28-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By jayhawk500
Sorry, I ended up brain dead and didn't follow...

Sorry, I ended up brain dead and didn't follow through with what I said I would do. Here's a diagram for a 66 Impala, they should be the same. The resistor is center bottom.

...
Forum: Restoration Corner   05-22-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
Oh well, it'll be 3 weeks this Tuesday. What's...

Oh well, it'll be 3 weeks this Tuesday. What's another few days?........I'm also, going to make them put a return shipping label in the box at their expense. Their screw up, not mine.
Forum: Restoration Corner   05-22-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
So after my call last week to Comp Cams...

So after my call last week to Comp Cams discovering that they were going to send me a solid lifter cam...I received the hydraulic lifter cam yesterday. :hurray: But that was really short lived. Went...
Forum: Restoration Corner   05-18-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
I called Comp Cams again yesterday to check on...

I called Comp Cams again yesterday to check on the order. The guy told me it was in production. I asked what the difference was between the CL11-670-4 and the CL11-671-4 and he said the cam was a bit...
Forum: Restoration Corner   05-17-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,315
Posted By jayhawk500
True That! Now I just need the cam. I'm going to...

True That! Now I just need the cam. I'm going to call Comp Cams now to see if they have even started on it. I called Summit last night, they have a bunch in stock. The only problem is I need to have...
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