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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-24-2014, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Location: Mechanicsville,Va.
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New from Va.

Just picked up my first Impala.1969,327,PG,53000 miles.Had been in a whse. for 10years.This guy was 2nd owner.He had put engine dressup kit,Edelbrock intake and carb,ralley wheels and white letter radials.
In the whse were 4 Corvettes,Mustang and this Impala.This what a divorce does for a man and his toys.One of the vettes was a 2004 with less than 100 miles.
I will post pictures later.Look forward to the site.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-24-2014, 10:08 PM
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Welcome to the Team Bill!

If it has been sitting that long plan on flushing the fuel lines, and the gas tank. It will probably also need a carb rebuild to run correctly as the gaskets have dried out and varnish has built up in the metering circuits due to gas evaporating. I likewise would not be surprised to hear your tranny develops a leak because the seals dried up from not being driven.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-25-2014, 07:49 AM
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I love divorce sales. You only have to please the woman.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-25-2014, 09:11 AM
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I purchased my Baldwin-Motion Phase III RS/SS 1968 Camaro with a Don Yenko built L-88 427 from the wife of a street racer that had been arrested three times in one night. His last arrest was the result of his attempted to flee and elude police by driving straight down the interstate until he ran out of gas. (some drinking may have been involved; or a real bad case of the stupids). She needed money for a Lawyer though she was going to "waste some of it on bond". Makes you wonder what the lawyer was for?

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-2014, 06:59 AM
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Welcome Bill.
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