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Username Post: Scarlett's Journal (1965 Impala SS)        (Topic#344983)
MostWanted 
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10-02-17 07:01 PM - Post#2709578    
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Few more pics...


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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 




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02-15-18 01:29 PM - Post#2724496    
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WOW! Totally loving what your car has become, it was great to start with, but now it's looking to be phenomenal! I hope you will continue to post your progress!!

Tim in NC
49 Styleline Deluxe, w/'54 235 I-6 3sp man
67 Mustang
84 Fiat Spider 2000
96 Chevrolet Caprice Classic (DD)
00 Chev Z-71
04 Sport Trac
http://s1342.photobucket.com/user/mrmach170/librar ...


 
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02-15-18 02:54 PM - Post#2724500    
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Awesome. Your car survived the flood because it wasn't full of modern technology/sensors etc.
I had one Black car, that was enough. I have never seen hydraulic actuated hood openers. Looks fantastic. That big engine may need some beefier front springs. It looked great when you got it in red, (well perhaps not the aftermarket steering wheel IMHO) Very Well Done. $70,000?



 
Adam63impala 
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02-27-18 09:14 AM - Post#2725839    
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very nice! how is the chrome on those wheels holding up? ive been looking at that brand.



 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
1963SBHD 
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03-04-18 09:35 AM - Post#2726406    
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What a beautiful job...Scarlette will be the belle of the ball !! Every detail is documented so well too. What did you use to insulate the interior ?? Noticed you were able to put it everywhere in the car...looks like it laid in nicely too. where did you get your interior from ?? HOW DOES SHE RIDE ?? THANKS again for documenting all the hard work, and your special touches. My wife Lynn loves it..Dittos for me too. Michael J.



 
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04-15-18 07:41 AM - Post#2731027    
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Thanks for the compliments. I used Hushmat to insulate the interior to include the trunk, interior, roof and firewall. My seat covers and door panels are from Classic Industries and my carpet and mats are from Stock Interiors. She rides pretty good but I am still trying to dial in the adjustable QA1 coil overs and shocks. Here are a few more pics:

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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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04-15-18 08:36 AM - Post#2731032    
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Beautiful car. Damn nice job



 
Adam63impala 
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04-15-18 09:14 AM - Post#2731036    
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How do you like the UMI panhard bar ? Easy to adjust with it installed ?



 
1963SBHD 
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04-15-18 10:34 PM - Post#2731124    
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SOOO Maybe a LIFT to keep her High n Dry...for the NEXT flood ?? Of course you KNOW ..IF YOU BUY ONE AND INSTALL IT..May NEVER have another flood..which might not be a bad thing. Thanks for the reply..bought some hushmat a few minutes ago. Lynn n Michael...SC.




 
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04-17-18 11:23 AM - Post#2731309    
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Great Job. I have also been following your progress on FB. Have I said yet that I absolutely LOVE the color combo???

Nitrous is like a hot girl with STD's…You know you wanna hit it, but you’re afraid of the consequences!
1965 Biscayne 2 Door Post: 350,PG,373-posi,C3-DB, PS,PB.
1970 Chevelle Malibu: 53 on 753.
Brian Daniel McClure: 1970-2015. R.I.P. Brother.


 
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04-18-18 07:43 PM - Post#2731502    
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  • Adam63impala Said:
How do you like the UMI panhard bar ? Easy to adjust with it installed ?



The panhard bar is great. I originally bought the non-adjustable which did not work out. It is easy to adjust and it instructs you to do so while the wheels are on the ground.

1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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04-18-18 07:46 PM - Post#2731503    
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  • 1963SBHD Said:
SOOO Maybe a LIFT to keep her High n Dry...for the NEXT flood ?? Of course you KNOW ..IF YOU BUY ONE AND INSTALL IT..May NEVER have another flood..which might not be a bad thing. Thanks for the reply..bought some hushmat a few minutes ago. Lynn n Michael...SC.




Already got one! I bought a MaxJax before I started the rebuild. It lifts the car 48" in the air...which would have kept it high and dry.

1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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04-18-18 07:46 PM - Post#2731504    
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  • BowtieGent Said:
Great Job. I have also been following your progress on FB. Have I said yet that I absolutely LOVE the color combo???



Thanks!

1965 Impala SS
Black/Red; 327ci (Original); ZZ6 350ci GM Crate Motor (Current) with 405hp & 405 ft/lbs torque; Wilwood four wheel disc brakes; Wilwood master cylinder & proportioning valve; Ridler 20x10 rears & 18x8.5 fronts; Retrosound Model 2


 
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09-14-18 01:59 AM - Post#2746124    
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Your car is ridiculous!! I first saw the video on YouTube a couple months ago, then just stumbled on this. I got a few questions for ya.

What headlights you running?

Did you convert all the interior lights to LED? My dash lights are so dim.

Also where did you get that cup holder?..lol...love it!

I am trying to build this thing into a driver....

Joe

Restoration photo album below
https://www.tryimg.com/album/6DcY

1965 Impala 396 convertible


 
BowtieGent 
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09-26-18 09:37 AM - Post#2747254    
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One thing I am curious of...

The Red used for the metal interior parts [dash too], was that color Red derived from factory paint codes, or just a hue you decided on?

Nitrous is like a hot girl with STD's…You know you wanna hit it, but you’re afraid of the consequences!
1965 Biscayne 2 Door Post: 350,PG,373-posi,C3-DB, PS,PB.
1970 Chevelle Malibu: 53 on 753.
Brian Daniel McClure: 1970-2015. R.I.P. Brother.


 




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