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Boy's and Girl, I think I'm going to get me a 1962 Chebby Impala 4 door Hard top, with a 283, auto, A/C, P/S, Electric seats... The works for 62 almost.

Slightly crunched frame up front but nothing I can't handle.

Just love me a moredoor, and the 62 Chebby has some nice lines!


Your thoughts?
 

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I say buy whatever you feel like buying, for whatever reason you have. The caveat being that you don't abandon us for some Chebby forum. Maybe re-power the Impala with a Ford, or just look a little harder for a Galaxie moredoor. ;-)
 

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A really good candidate for a Cammer! :)
 

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Don't worry Chebbyandgoingbroke, there's light at the end of the dark tunnel. The 62 Impalas are big F-ing boats, I like the a lot. Here's a few on my project, and my daughter's project too.

Please share some shots from the Impala
 

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It's 70 Crescent Scooterette, 50 wild roaring cc's, that's like three cubik inches...
Good guess my friend
 

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'62 cheby impala 4dr 327 /250 horse, my very first car, loved it. One of my favorite non Fords (2dr version of course). Good idea about the 351w, you may pi$$ off a 'few' of cheby bros :rolleyes:
 

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I got it yesterday. Cost me $1K. It's worth it, but the damn engine run's like a top for the moment so there's no transplant coming in the immediate future.
Funny that it sat 12 years and still starts and idles perfect according to the folks I got it from. (not on the original gas of course... LOL)

I'll see this next week of two what it's running like and if it will move.

I'm a Restoration specialist, that's why I was so close on your scooter. I restore everything, and I collected everything else before restoring cars. I got a 77 Peugeot 177 Moped for my wife I got to get on the road also :)

Old stuff is in my bones no matter who made it. :D
 

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Put a 460 with a rear oil sump in it and "Bowtie" symbol on the valve covers. Then just tell the Cheby people it's the new Mark VIII engine. They'll never know the difference.
 

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And you didn't send me not one pic, i should get that at the very least for a finders fee you uh, i'll restrain myself!! Maybe i'll get to see this one before it hits the road like that convertible did! Only saw it going down the freeway from the overpass! lol

Congrats on getting the '62

I was thinkin there are no other brands of my dads at least but remembered the chop topped Eagle and the 30s chebby well driller. But they don't drive anywhere lol
 

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One of my favorite cars when I was growing up in the early 60's.

57 BelAir 4 dr hardtop, black, white roof, 283/220 hp, three sp Hurst, 4:11 gears.

Wasn't the nicest looking 57 Chevy, but surprised a few people during stop light drags.

Impressed a lot of the car guys hanging around outside the diner when I'd start out slow, nail it, throw the clutch in, and then let it pop out.

Right rear tire would spin for 50 to 75 ft.
 

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