New to the site - Impala Tech
Welcome Forum New to the site? Introduce yourself.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-15-2011, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Lewisburg WV
Posts: 6
 
Cool New to the site

Well I googled about impala wagons and here I am.I am the owner of a 1970 Chevy Kingswood impala wagon that belonged to my grandfather and was given to me after his death.It has a/c,p/s but manual drum brakes all the way around.Going to try and restore "Lazarus".Having problems finding parts to restore it with.Needing front sheetmetal,inner fenders,quarters,and lower front splash pan.Hope to talk to and hear more from all of you here.
autolover70 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-08-2011, 08:56 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 145
 
Welcome Autolover70,

Love the brookwoods...had a '58 I still regret letting go...
As for the parts....Plenty of aftermarket parts out there..some not made anymore.
Keep watch on craigslist, ebay and others for stuff like fenders etc..

Good luck
Hammerit-
hammerit- is offline  
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-08-2011, 04:24 PM
Lifetime Premium Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Northern Hemisphere
Posts: 901
 
Welcome to the site. I guess we have three 70 Kingswoods now?

Front is the same as 4dr Impala so hood, fenders and even front doors should be interchangeable. There was a post about that few weeks back. An upgrade to front discs would be a good investment. I have even installed 4dr weatherstripping for all doors on my wagon and the only modification I had to make was the removal of one or two pins.

Post some pics of your ride when you have a chance.
drabina is offline  
 
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-08-2011, 06:29 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 12,362
 
Welcome to the Team Curtis!

Big Dave
Big Dave is offline  
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-08-2011, 09:35 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Monroe NC
Posts: 1,094
 
Welcome Curtis!
68imp is offline  
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-09-2011, 12:01 PM
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 29
 
Welcome aboard!

The parts issue is always on the radar of post 1965 cars it seems--I'm sure you already have found these, but Ecklers, Impala Bobs, and Classic Industries all have pretty good catalogues of stuff. And of course check out any of the forum sponsors too!

Again, welcome

Regards
Craig
CraigWhitton is offline  
post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-13-2011, 10:45 AM
 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Under The Bonnet Of My Car
Posts: 8
 
For the parts, ebay is really good. You need to keep adding things to your watchlist over there for a number of reasons, and one of them is notification when a car part is back into stock. Anyway welcome to the site.
Dove is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Impala Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome