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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
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I've been looking at alot of stuff on this forum and finally figured I'd join. I bought a 91 caprice afew months back and had the tranny go on it, so I started looking for an Impala. I don't know how this lady got the Impala I bought, nor did she know what she had. The interior was trashed, the spoiler was gone, the rims had been changed and the grill broke. Took the driver side doors off the 91 and the hood, got bonneville seats and door panels from a roadmaster. In the process of getting it all done. It's not going to be original but it'll be what I like and want.
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I've been looking at alot of stuff on this forum and finally figured I'd join. I bought a 91 caprice afew months back and had the tranny go on it, so I started looking for an Impala. I don't know how this lady got the Impala I bought, nor did she know what she had. The interior was trashed, the spoiler was gone, the rims had been changed and the grill broke. Took the driver side doors off the 91 and the hood, got bonneville seats and door panels from a roadmaster. In the process of getting it all done. It's not going to be original but it'll be what I like and want.

Welcome!! We require all pics of a build, or it didn't happen.....

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Welcome! Nice to see another from the area! Tony's right, pics are a must
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Here's what I got so far.

Here's some pics, the car is at the painters now, I'm working on the door panels, and looking for some rims for it. I have a set of 9C1 rims but no center caps. The door panels are off a Bonnie, I like the pull handles on them better than the ones on the Caprice or Impala.
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I got a question for you guys, The car was badged w/ Impala badging, had grey leather seats w/ Impala logo, dash has Impala SS on it, trunk had holes where spoiler went and included broken spoiler, had broken Impala grill, no moldig on it, but I thought 94 Impala's didn't have the chrome strip on the bumpers, no? Vin says it's a Impala, trunk info sheet has LT1 on it, but I'm wondering if it's a clone or a real impala?
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Mayb eit was rear-ended and the trunk lid was replaced?

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Stopped by the shop today

Stopped by the shop thats painting my car, so far so good. Not much body work needed, just where the Bonnie door had the molding connected. It has my parts car rims on it right now.
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COOL! Can't wait to see it done!

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wet sand an two more coats

all thats left is wet sanding and the final two coats, should be done by Saturday. Parts car going to the great crusher in the sky tommorow.
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AAACK!!! VERTIGO!!!! From what I can see, it looks real good!
Can't wait to see it finished!

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try these

allright here's front and back and their not upside down. Also going to look at a 9C1 in Watertown tommorow, 130k 1995. Maybe I'll use it as a winter rat?
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Looking forward to more progress pics!

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nice to see another new yorker on here!!!! I'm from the rochester area. Not sure where frankfort is, but nice work on your car.

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I plan on putting up all the pictures of the build till it's done. (Who knows when that will be) Frankfort is 7 miles east of Utica. Bought the car in Syracuse. Tuesday I'm going to look at two cars for winter rats, a 93 Caprice w/ 84k, and a 95 9C1 w/ 130k. I'll let you all know what I come up with.
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Nice work so far! To go on what Curt was sayin, I'm in Syracuse so you're just down the road a bit.
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