1960 4 door Sedan - Impala Tech
Welcome Forum New to the site? Introduce yourself.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-21-2012, 01:12 PM Thread Starter
 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Mechanicsville, VA
Posts: 6
 
1960 4 door Sedan

Hi. I've been a member for a few years but I haven't been her since the project has been on hold. I recently bought a 1990 Corvette Convertible and put a new motor in it. Up and running fine now. It got my juices flowing to get on my Impala. I plan on getting it to move under it's own power as soon as possible. Will add discs up front and a 200 4 R tranny. I have a new tank and fuel lines, hard lines for the brakes so far. It needs a complete interior rehab - that's something I know NOTHING about. I will pretty much let the car dictate where it wants to go. I can't seem to come up with a clear plan for this one. It should be fun and a heck of a lot easier than working on that damned Vette.

Tiger

VA-SLED is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-21-2012, 05:15 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 12,428
 
If you like EFI and feel comfortable with it a LS-x motor makes more power per cube than any other motor built by GM to date. The Impala engine bay will swallow a truck motor with no dificulty (something you can not do with a smaller car).

Interiors are not to tough. You just need a handful of cheap special tools to take everything apart since it was designed to pop together with push in plastic retainers. Ask specific questions about each part you want to remove as they all have different techniques and tools for removing the part so you can reuse them again.

Big Dave
Big Dave 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