66 Impala

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Re: 66 Impala

Post by jlebenon » Tue 03 Nov 2015, 09:46

Only the biscayne used that front bumper that's why I say .... All the others had full size bumpers look again ...
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by Johann72 » Tue 03 Nov 2015, 10:45

It is possible that the car was delivered CKD from Canada and not the USA.? Or vice versa! Remember the manual is from Canada!
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by Bearhawke » Wed 04 Nov 2015, 23:50

IndianaJones wrote:OK, it seems in 1966, only the Caprice was available as a hardtop with the "formal" roof.
http://www.automobile-catalog.com/make/ ... /1966.html
https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/FL0112 ... Automatic/
http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Archive/ ... DTOP-75446

The Biscayne and Belair was avalable as a 2 door sedan ("post" car).
http://www.automobile-catalog.com/make/ ... /1966.html
http://www.automobile-catalog.com/make/ ... /1966.html

The Impala was the "fastback" hardtop / sport coupe.

This does indeed make it strange, as the car in question has Impala taillights, and no Caprice model is listed in oom Johann's manual. Might the SA 2 door sedan's, have been US Caprice models?
Any which way, it will make a sweet muscle car build.
On the 1966: Impala and Caprice taillight ass'y's will swap back and forth. And I'm quite sure the Biscayne/Belair units have the same 'footprint' as well. :)
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by SA351GT » Sat 14 Nov 2015, 16:59

I had a good look at this advert and realized that this was a car I owned previously. Originally a 66 Impala 4 door pillar less. A friend bought it and converted to 2 door (doors were lengthened) . The car subsequently caught alight at a workshop and was sold, motor and gearbox removed. The only pic I could find - this was after I painted it. [img]//images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/14 ... 12cc5a.jpg[/img]


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Re: 66 Impala

Post by IndianaJones » Tue 16 Feb 2016, 20:38

Saw this on Junkmail...

1966 Chevrolet Impala 4 door pillarless
http://www.junkmail.co.za/motoring/clas ... a/61189036
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by IndianaJones » Sun 05 Jun 2016, 18:28

Saw this on OLX...

1966 Chevrolet Impala (4 door, pillarless)
https://www.olx.co.za/ad/1966-chev-impa ... 0282d437e6
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by Burnthosetyres » Sun 05 Jun 2016, 19:05

Please Nooooooo!! That car and those two chops have taken up too much of my headspace and patience today.....
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by jlebenon » Sun 05 Jun 2016, 20:34

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: 66 Impala

Post by Maverick » Mon 06 Jun 2016, 10:49

Burnthosetyres wrote:Please Nooooooo!! That car and those two chops have taken up too much of my headspace and patience today.....
What a bunch of fucking idiots.

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Re: 66 Impala

Post by zahistorics » Tue 07 Jun 2016, 08:39

SA351GT wrote:I............The only pic I could find - this was after I painted it. [img]......[/img]
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