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Old 06-12-2011, 03:17 PM   #21
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I think she means the mirror tint.
Oh. Why would you tint your mirrors?
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the tint on the windows look like mirrors (i hate it and it will come off) i got the motor ready to pull and bought the parts car 1999 grand am with a 3400... with 76k. i had to give 250 for it. But still, can get that in scrap.
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Oh. Why would you tint your mirrors?
The rear windows are tinted in what is referred to as "mirror tint" because it reflects like a mirror.


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the tint on the windows look like mirrors (i hate it and it will come off) i got the motor ready to pull and bought the parts car 1999 grand am with a 3400... with 76k. i had to give 250 for it. But still, can get that in scrap.
you getting these at an auction?
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you getting these at an auction?
Nope, i am 50 percent owner of a salvage yard.

Now! sorry i have not updated.

(june 10th 2011)

well i got the car home today (will get pics) idk what the dude that called me had up his ***. the car has a blown 3400 (no fear i has a grand am with one on the lot ) i got it for 300$ from investors national bank in chillicothe.

Here is the Vin decode

http://www.compnine.com/vid.php?vin=2g1wf55e619292618


Oh and its a 01, with 143k miles.

(june 16th)
yeah its gonna need drilled out. i had a key cut from barns banker. and it did not fit anything (from a vin) they tried 2 times and no dice.

(june 25th)
thanks! well. i drilled the old lock out and put the key in from the grand am! i got the power!

(june 26th) 11pm
going to go pull the motor now. Since i need to get something done with this. I need to stop getting and start fixing!

(June 27th 7am)
tonight i got some done

Ac compressor unbolted from motor.
raid fans out
P/* pump unhooked and out
alternater unhooked and off.
all wireing un hooked.
battery out
Oil drained (3 gallons) was the consistancy of cake batter (not kidding)
Air box took out
All motor mounts un-hooked
starter took off
drivers fender was took off
All the tint was stripped from the interior
both head lights sanded down and ready for a buffing
interior cleaned
key fob re-programed
cd player hooked up.
all the dash put back in the car...

Uhh busy night. worked on it from midnight to 6am.

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Humm supercharged? lol
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Kinda getting started
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Josh showed up to chat a bit (and thought i was going to have to give him a starter (he has to arc it and beat on it to start)

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Window tint coming off
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Nice clean under body
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Birttany takeing two bolts out of the fender (she wanted to help)
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Fender is off
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(oil)
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Gettin kinda bare in there
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leaving for the night
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Oil in the tb.. more like cake batter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLj9wCiGsVQ Sludge anyone?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GAGgVgHLGM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-jMPoqzNH4 Ok this is for w-body

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cWm0GL2kJ0
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Here is the low down

2001 impala -300$
1999 Grand am - 250$ Bought for motor for this car. and sell/scrap the rest!

Total -550$

sold trans from grand am +$300
Sold head lights and bumper and both fenders and hood/impact bar and horns +350
Sold interior stuff+221.29
Sold raid/condenser and fans +$100
Sold starter/alt/coil pack/icm/Cruse control/pcm + $300
Sold Air box +25
Sold tail lights/rear bumper/rear impact bar/reverse lights/trunk/spoiler 500$ (plus i instaleld it)
Sold both passenger side doors +$150

Grand total

I have MADE 1,696.00$ off this project and still have alot of parts from the grand am. (and shell to crush still)

Kbb on the impala when done 3700...

(june 28th)
oh i would also like to point out.. the motor was NOT LOCKED UP.... well when i drained the oil it turned right over LOL!. it was not even knocking.. BUT not takeing my chances on this motor... its getting comeing out..

(june 29th)
Well, when it gets done it goes bye bye to its new owner. Im trading him it for a 2000 Chevy silverado 1500 z71 5.3 extended cab 4 door. He wants something with better mpg. WOOOT!!! truck has 163k miles. Very little rust

(june 30th)
anyways got the motor in tonight... To go from w-body from a n-body u need to change.... Fuel rails. and the metal water lines, and the Upper intake so u can mount the egr correctly (didnt need to but i did. so i also changed the rear mani. But u dont NEED too lol. Oil pan does not need changed (even though ken told me it did) (THANKS KEN) MIDDLE FINGER LOL. also the timeing cover does not need to be changed it is Identical... another THANKS KEN!.

Now can i use a fuel rail from a 94-95 GP 3100 for the impalas 3400 (ill change the injectors over)

(july 3rd) IT RUNS! i got bored last night and fired it up
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That cat looks a bit banged up down there?
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nah. its got oil on it lol. look for other pics.
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that oil looks HORRIBLE!
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Are you gonna put a 3800 in that?
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