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Forum: Restoration Corner   10-08-2011, 05:18 PM
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Posted By 68impalacustom396
AZ '68 Impala Custom 396 guy in South Boston VA

Where are you VA guys showing off your cars. Im staying in a hotel here in South Boston and am doing work in Boydton. Wheres the action and junkyards at?????????????
Forum: General Tech   10-30-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 68impalacustom396
Lol thats funny.

Lol thats funny.
Forum: General Tech   10-30-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 68impalacustom396
Nice.

Sweet if you could that would be cool Big Dave. Thanks :beers:
Forum: General Tech   10-29-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 68impalacustom396
Az???

I asked this months ago but dont seem to remember but who all is from Phoenix or Tucson AZ again?
Forum: Body Shop   05-03-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By 68impalacustom396
I live near Desert Valley Auto Parts. Let me now...

I live near Desert Valley Auto Parts. Let me now if I can be of assistance.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   05-03-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,483
Posted By 68impalacustom396
I know someone with a frame for you. I will do...

I know someone with a frame for you. I will do some callin!! Well, thats if you still need one. I did not notice date of posting.
Forum: Body Shop   03-23-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,870
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Find a '68 SS427 and save some paychecks as its a...

Find a '68 SS427 and save some paychecks as its a pretty penny but very nice complement to '68's. I'm planning on making my own using a spare hood I got today. This plan started few days ago. Good...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-21-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Its easy

If you buy polyurethane you dont have a hard job. I reused my shells and greased the new bushings and they slid in with a few taps of a mallet. DONT mess up the shells when you pull the old ones out...
Forum: Body Shop   03-20-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,907
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Hey Issac, You could use any '65-'70 B-Body Chevy...

Hey Issac, You could use any '65-'70 B-Body Chevy frame as they all are boxed and just know some things change per year. Need a frame let me know. I know of one already.
Forum: Body Shop   03-19-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,907
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Same wheelbase and pretty much same frame. 4 dr's...

Same wheelbase and pretty much same frame. 4 dr's and wagons have a few more body mounts than a two door. But, you should have no prob.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-13-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,311
Posted By 68impalacustom396
DVAP cost you an arm and a leg. I live down the...

DVAP cost you an arm and a leg. I live down the road from dvap and they do have many Impalas. I was thinking about getting my camera all charged up for a photo shoot of all cars. You all need...
Forum: Body Shop   03-13-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By 68impalacustom396
The other guy your thinking about I believe had a...

The other guy your thinking about I believe had a '66 and he was repairing his. I just cut it off the donor car so I can make it move-able for when some comes to buy it. Either way its easy to me and...
Forum: Body Shop   03-12-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By 68impalacustom396
UPDATE: More removal

UPDATE:
Removed roof carefully not to bend or ruin the possiblity of it being usable. Then removed the trunk floor at the seam above rearend. Drilled spot welds with my spot weld cutter. Works...
Forum: Body Shop   03-11-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Hey B.A. i seen those and have a few. My Eastwood...

Hey B.A. i seen those and have a few. My Eastwood catalog has the green brand where you can add spring tension to them. Those must nice.
Forum: Body Shop   03-11-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By 68impalacustom396
You been busy for sure

Wow I can tell you how some in hours into the sanding. My '68 has different curves as you know but what i'm wondering is how you getting the whole quarter panel generally smooth. You have a 12"...
Forum: Body Shop   03-10-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,926
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Unhappy My free time cutting up '67 Caprice. You???

So today it was overcast here in Phoenix. I took advantage and started cutting up the '67 Caprice I have. I cut the "A" pillar about 2" below the roof and in a little bit here i will be going to the...
Forum: Body Shop   03-09-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,593
Posted By 68impalacustom396
The '68's are totally different. If side by side...

The '68's are totally different. If side by side each other you could see no resemblance other than possible length. That i believe is different too. I will keep a look here in AZ as i have a few...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-07-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Just use Grade 8 and you wont regret it. I am.

Just use Grade 8 and you wont regret it. I am.
Forum: Body Shop   03-03-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By 68impalacustom396
I know '68's are. Pretty sure your ok with the...

I know '68's are. Pretty sure your ok with the swap.
Forum: General Tech   03-02-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By 68impalacustom396
This is green tinted not a film laid over glass.

This is green tinted not a film laid over glass.
Forum: General Tech   03-02-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Cool '67 Caprice Tinted Glass

Just noticed that this '67 Caprice i'm parting has tinted glass. Windshield and passenger door glass missing. So have both vent assemblies, drivers door, both quarters, and backglass. My question is....
Forum: Body Shop   03-02-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,296
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Cool Addition of side marker light

Hey Larry, There is a difference as in i need to add the rear side marker light to both of the '67's quarters but that's it. I love this roof-line maybe because it been part of my family for 25 years...
Forum: Body Shop   02-25-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,296
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Quarter Panels almost done on '68

Still a little bit more to do till they are welded on but heres a quick peek at my '68 wearing '67 quarters.
Forum: Welcome Forum   02-25-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By 68impalacustom396
Welcome

Welcome. Many people on here are also on ChevyTalk like myself so your questions and answers are REALLY getting out there to many people. Enjoy the site.
Forum: Welcome Forum   02-25-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By 68impalacustom396
lol

Hey 427SPORTCOUPE Thanks for the heads up on the chevy but its staying here in Phoenix all tarped up. I'm flying out there guys sorry cant stop in Ohio, Florida and everywhere else but that sounds...
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