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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-29-2013, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
 
 
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'61 Impala Sport Sedan

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I am from Antwerp, Belgium and recently bought my 4 door. It has a 283 with iron cast powerglide. The car is in restored condition, on some exceptions.







Things I am planning on doing:

exhaust: straight pipe probably
tranny: is leaking so i need to pull it
wheels: probably want to put spider caps and trim rings on it, also white walls
suspension: lookin for a good air ride system. I have seen EZAIRRIDE online, anyone familiar with this?

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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-29-2013, 07:48 AM
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Welcome, You have very nice original looking Impala.
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post #3 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-29-2013, 09:42 AM
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With those windows down you wont need ac. Nice car but I am not into air ride systems.
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post #4 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-29-2013, 10:05 AM Thread Starter
 
 
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No AC needed indeed

I'm not looking to install air ride to start making jumps or anything, just the basic kit to let her drop a bit while driving and drop her low while parked. I am certainly not looking to change things that can't be undone, considering the state of the car.
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post #5 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-29-2013, 12:13 PM
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Welcome to the Team Philippe!

That is a fine looking ride you have and I must compliment you on your photography skills as well.

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post #6 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-29-2013, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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Thanks Dave!
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post #7 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-30-2013, 09:36 AM
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Alright you have my approval then
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post #8 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-30-2013, 11:58 AM
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Good lookingn ride man, whites and spider caps sounds cool.

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post #9 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-30-2013, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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thanks guys!
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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-01-2013, 06:47 PM
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Nice looking car
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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-23-2013, 07:39 AM
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g'day that's one nice ride buddy looks great

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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-23-2013, 07:52 AM
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Do you know any history of your 61?
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-27-2014, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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Hey, sorry for the superlate reply
No i dont have a lot of history...i bought her from a guy in the netherlands who owned it for four years, but before that i dont know anything about it...is there a way to find out?
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post #15 of 16 (permalink) Old 04-01-2014, 12:00 AM
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Beautiful car.

Of course my vote would be to keep it bascially original.

Straight Pipes sound cool though.

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Nice looking car
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