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Old 12-02-2004, 10:52 AM   #1
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Just for those who care, here is an update with the progress of my impala. I finished fitting and installing all the new body components, the body is almost perfect so not much body work into it, but the roof had paint chipped off and some surface rust so some work went into making that good again, also I had 4 hail size dings in the doors that needed to be taken care of. The sandable has been laid and sanded down a few times so the body is super smooth ready for paint, it should be completely finsihed with paint in about a week.

I have a 383 Stroker LT4 in the process of being built, but is on hold until budget allows for parts...

and to finish off the muscle car look I have a set of Boyd Coddington 17x8 smoothies in my basement :o






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nice i know ur gettin excited
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that car is going to be sweet
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going with the original color?

sounds pretty pimpalicious
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Sounds bad a$$
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why stroke an lt4? if you spent the money to buy an lt4 you shouldve just bought an ls1
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Pimpalicous it will be, yes Im sticking with the original color...

The LT1 and LT4 have the same bottom end, the LT4 top end I peiced together only cost me $1100, the 383 Stroker is another $1000-1500, machine costs are going to be covered by my friend who has a machine shop. for $2600 I wouldnt even get a good start on all what needs to be done to swap a LS1 into a B-Body, I would also need the transmission, wiring, computer, custom mounts, not to mention all the under hood fun I would have to do also.
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Dam, that'* gonna fly. Good luck with it.
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those old impalas are pretty sweet. Especially with the RWD!
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Yes, dont forget posi rwd
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