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hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 01:45 PM
ok so i sold the blazer cause i bought a 96 impala for 3500 and i couldnt pass it up

some guy had a new hi performance 4l60e put in and couldnt pay to get it out the shop, shop put lien, shop got title, shop sold me car to recover the 2900 they were "Charging for tranny and storage for 6 months"

already had a deh-p1900 in it 4 infinity ref 6x9"s, yellowtop, 4awg, kicker kx1200.1, and hifonics zeus mids amp along with 2 pioneer 12"s i gutted all this except the yellowtop

Havent really decided on what of my stuff im putting in but ,

so far i got the viper 2way alarm on with all accessories and a yellow top up front

big three will be done by weeks end

and entire car is getting deadened tonight (trunk is done already)

pics tonight or tomorrow of dynamt and car

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0231.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0232.jpg
the car outside
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0233.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0235.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0237.jpg
nig that owned cut the door up to put 6x9"s meh cant beleive it
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0238.jpg
dynamat came with the car i didnt do the trunk like that????
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0239.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0241.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0243.jpg
pioneer came wit da car
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0244.jpg
k&n i put on, march power/amp series and jet performance programmer on the way

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 01:46 PM
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0246.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0247.jpg

outer door deadening

inner door deadening gonna do the rusty part after i sand and seal it tomorrow
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0253.jpg

back dash before deadening
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0256.jpg

GOTZ THE REAR RESONATORS OFF NOW ACTUALLY SOUNDS LIKE A V8
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0261.jpg

REAR DECK DEADENED TOP AND BOTTOM WHY DID I LEAVE THAT RECTANgLE PART UNDONE HMMMM
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0260.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0258.jpg





BIG 3 DONE

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0264.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0266.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0271.jpg
deaden the passanger door and rsds gettin put in

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 01:46 PM
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0262.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0272-1.jpg


ok rear mdf rings made and deadened rsds are in and back dash accessory boxes relocated to make room for port


also picked up 2 more impala rims (traded for my extra spinners i had) finally got all four
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0273.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0274.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0275.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0279.jpg

xovers mounted to the car
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0284.jpg

passanger door deadened in and out
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0283.jpg

trunk got some more dynamat in the front
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0282.jpg

front midbass mounted up mdf baffles to thick so i used the 6x9 to 6.5 adapter plates so they would work still got to deaed over the plastic and track down that putty stuff

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0286.jpg
Next up 0awg for system power and roof getting the dynamat

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 01:46 PM
reserved for pics3

jdc753
08-05-2008, 01:59 PM
dang sounds like you got a sweet deal on an even sweeter car. Snap some pics and post em up :)

connersdad19
08-05-2008, 02:00 PM
come on hemi..you fail


lol foreal post pics.

nice car ftw

elite08
08-05-2008, 02:01 PM
subscribed.

Pimpdaddyq
08-05-2008, 02:02 PM
defintely lookin forward to this build

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 02:33 PM
will poast 1st set of pics tonight no photobucket on work computer :(

car is in great shape except while at teh shop someone stole the front 2 rims and drivers doorpanel,
i got the doorpanel off ebay in route to me now, rims meh could care less gonna throw some rims on it in a few weeks just gotta find the right ones

jdc753
08-05-2008, 02:37 PM
car is in great shape except while at teh shop someone stole the front 2 rims and drivers doorpanel,
i got the doorpanel off ebay in route to me now, rims meh could care less gonna throw some rims on it in a few weeks just gotta find the right ones

That ***** about the missing stuff but sounds like you got it all under control. Darn work and their lack of photobucket lol.

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 02:40 PM
That ***** about the missing stuff but sounds like you got it all under control. Darn work and their lack of photobucket lol.

yeah the front door panels are hot items, they tried to get back rims too they couldnt get the factory locks off:laugh: it took me an hour to get em off cause they ****ed em up so bad, they should of checked the glove box for the key that was sitting there:laugh::crazy:


yeah missing parts **** but the equipment that came in the car should pay for that and then some

drivers door panel=270 bucks on ebay:crap: that hurt

BushJ311
08-05-2008, 02:45 PM
subscribed.

X2. Waiting for pics tonight.

rdaudioman1256
08-05-2008, 02:51 PM
X2. Waiting for pics tonight.

X3

350zspl
08-05-2008, 02:56 PM
i can get you BNIB door panels fiberglass but they will tax you

Fusion_FREAK
08-05-2008, 02:57 PM
Nice, can't wait to see the build.

Will you have any spare deadener? I'm getting some Raamat for the doors, but will need to do the trunk too.

iamamp3pimp
08-05-2008, 02:58 PM
i really like the reserved for pics idea

im stealin that from you in the future

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 05:04 PM
Nice, can't wait to see the build.

Will you have any spare deadener? I'm getting some Raamat for the doors, but will need to do the trunk too.


ill let ya know when im done if i gotz extras

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 05:05 PM
i can get you BNIB door panels fiberglass but they will tax you

thanks i seen em i might go that route in the future depending on how many and what comp sets im goings to run for now 2 sets of rsds im thinkin

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 08:53 PM
initial pics up more to come

Fusion_FREAK
08-05-2008, 08:57 PM
ill let ya know when im done if i gotz extras

Alright, cool, deffinately let me know.

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 10:52 PM
Alright, cool, deffinately let me know.


will do ive got 5 boxes of extreme dynamat here so i should have some left, still got a lot left to do tho:crap:

what kind of box should i do???

i got 4 re 15"s sitting around and 4 mmats 3.0s dont know what to use for substage i was thinking 2 of the RE MT's ported thru the back dash off 4k+

snoopysnooper
08-05-2008, 10:55 PM
ill buy thta amp for yu cheap =]

hemi=22s
08-05-2008, 10:57 PM
ill buy thta amp for yu cheap =]


what amp my mmats

connersdad19
08-06-2008, 12:14 PM
nice...def a **** motor..

KHARPS
08-06-2008, 12:20 PM
will poast 1st set of pics tonight no photobucket on work computer :(

car is in great shape except while at teh shop someone stole the front 2 rims and drivers doorpanel,
i got the doorpanel off ebay in route to me now, rims meh could care less gonna throw some rims on it in a few weeks just gotta find the right ones


What about 20'' IROC rims? I think they would look good without being too flashy.

hemi=22s
08-06-2008, 01:41 PM
What about 20'' IROC rims? I think they would look good without being too flashy.

maybe, i dont like rims where u see the bolt holes tho,

i wish they made the new dub floaters with chrome rim and black floater center:crap: i love the new dub revolution and the other 5 star that came out

i think imn gonna do a black 22" with chrome lip and chrome inserts on skinny tires something light weight im lookin now

gonna put new shocks all around
and i am ordering this weekend the xpipes and flowmaster mufflers from summit and gonna get rid of the resonators tonight to let the motor breathe better

KHARPS
08-06-2008, 01:44 PM
sounds like you have a good plan....love the car by the way. Oh, how many miles are on it?

hemi=22s
08-06-2008, 01:54 PM
sounds like you have a good plan....love the car by the way. Oh, how many miles are on it?

got 84k on it,

KHARPS
08-06-2008, 01:55 PM
Nice, seems like you got a great deal then. Can't wait to see the progress.

hemi=22s
08-06-2008, 02:35 PM
more pics tonight im gonna finish the trunk, front doors and rear deck deadening hopefully

and the deer logo plug fot the intake should be in my mailbox to delete that stupid resonator on top of the motor

i did the throttle body bypass 2 days ago, they had the coolant running thru the throttle body so it didnt freeze up but i dont see my tb freezing in florida so i did the bypass the tb was so hot u couldnt touch it before, not it stays pretty cool

80INCHES
08-06-2008, 02:43 PM
hmmm for music
do 4 niteshade15's in a bandpass with 300 square inches or port on the rear deck with 2 saz3kd's...that will be *** for real...and u will be in the 150'S sealed at the glass on the tl mic

80

hemi=22s
08-06-2008, 03:27 PM
hmmm for music
do 4 niteshade15's in a bandpass with 300 square inches or port on the rear deck with 2 saz3kd's...that will be *** for real...and u will be in the 150'S sealed at the glass on the tl mic

80

i already got 4 mt 15"s sitting here id like to make use of and 2 mmats 4000.1 on the way in a week or two should have them

so it will be some ocmbo of these or 4 mmats 3.0 12"s i have sittin around as well

hemi=22s
08-06-2008, 09:12 PM
Ttt More Deadening Pics at the beginning

Getting There Already Went Thru A Box :) 4 More Left Hopefully There Is Enough

Memphis4L
08-07-2008, 12:05 AM
looks good. cant wait to see when its finished.

hemi=22s
08-07-2008, 12:35 AM
looks good. cant wait to see when its finished.

thanks what up my fellow Floridian :crazy:

gonna work on some more deadening and the engine:D tomorrow and probably knock out the big 3 as well

DownSouth954
08-07-2008, 12:38 AM
Lookin' great so far. I always wanted a '96 SS too bad this guy wanted $10k for his 2 years ago or else I was buying it :(

hemi=22s
08-07-2008, 12:39 AM
Lookin' great so far. I always wanted a '96 SS too bad this guy wanted $10k for his 2 years ago or else I was buying it :(

i know the other build log,one in my avatar, i bought a 96 impala for my lil bro for 13k in showroom condition at the time with 6? k miles on it

Fusion_FREAK
08-07-2008, 12:40 AM
Lookin' good, Bobby. Looks like you move fast on builds.

Also good to see more "locals" around. We should set up a meet one day or something.

hemi=22s
08-07-2008, 12:43 AM
Lookin' good, Bobby. Looks like you move fast on builds.

Also good to see more "locals" around. We should set up a meet one day or something.

def have to set up a meet, u should come down to the shows in miami/lauderdale we sit out there and b.s all day good times 350zspl and i go to every show down here pretty much


I usually come home and work on it for a few hours trying to be done by labor day (i know i am pushing it)

Fusion_FREAK
08-07-2008, 12:48 AM
Will deffinately have to put a saturday or sunday aside for that. Been hella busy lately with work. Hell, I just woke up at 9 tonight. Got up at 5am yesterday, and didn't come home last night till about 4am. :crazy:

Memphis4L
08-07-2008, 12:53 AM
thanks what up my fellow Floridian :crazy:

gonna work on some more deadening and the engine:D tomorrow and probably knock out the big 3 as well

not too much man. just starting to work on my new build as well. ive got a few friends that go to west palm beach university. im always out there. ill have to check this out one day. wow five boxes of sound deadening. i used 1 in my civic. tells you how small that vehicle was. haha

hemi=22s
08-07-2008, 09:49 PM
not much progress today wedding planning stuffz with the mrs.
only had an hour to play :(

got the rear muffler/resonators deleted sounds way better cant wait to get the xpipe and flows on here

and back dash is deadened up

also got the factory alternaotr and ground wires off big 3 will def be done tomorrow


where do i buy that black non drying clay so i can get the comps in tomorrow or saturday

pics in the beggining of the thread added

Sunfire01
08-07-2008, 10:17 PM
where do i buy that black non drying clay so i can get the comps in tomorrow or saturday

Local arts and crafts store is where I got my stuff.. but they only sell in big blocks, far more than you will probably need.

hemi=22s
08-07-2008, 10:18 PM
Local arts and crafts store is where I got my stuff.. but they only sell in big blocks, far more than you will probably need.

thanks they closed the local rag shops so i heard walmart has it ill try there thanks for the info tho

hemi=22s
08-08-2008, 10:35 PM
ok got the air intake resonator delete plug on makes the intake soind alot better
pulleys are here and belt got in today went and picked it up a min ago

Big 3 is done all with black hyperflex with that crazy flex cover i just gotta touch up the ends of the wire cover a bit it got dark and it rained today = lots of mosquitos :(

batt to frame was easy, batt to engine i used back of the alternator/ support arm that connects to head bolt, and the batt to alt with kicker 300amp inline

pics on page 1 2nd and 3rd post update tomorrow night

got the rsd templates traced out so those will be cut tomorrow and i can get some mids in there gotta go find the **** clay still

hemi=22s
08-09-2008, 08:43 PM
rear rsds mounted up in mdf baffles, front baffles made for midbass only, fitment and mounting tomorrow AM

back dash finished and i moved the accessory boxes on the back dash(i have no idea what they are i know 3rd brake light control is one of em) to make room for blow thru :)
will cut back dash and get mids/ 4channel wired up tomorrow

pics added to beginning

hemi=22s
08-10-2008, 06:15 PM
ok little done today cause i was out on the boat getting tan and fisihin

i just added some more dynamat to the front of trunk,
deadened c pillars, removed original owners rcas and loc and factory speaker wires,
rsds xovers mounted up and rears wired up

passenger door finished up on deadening in/out

power wire getting ran and batts added to rear tomorrow

Mr.B
08-10-2008, 06:26 PM
maybe, i dont like rims where u see the bolt holes tho,

i wish they made the new dub floaters with chrome rim and black floater center:crap: i love the new dub revolution and the other 5 star that came out

i think imn gonna do a black 22" with chrome lip and chrome inserts on skinny tires something light weight im lookin now

gonna put new shocks all around
and i am ordering this weekend the xpipes and flowmaster mufflers from summit and gonna get rid of the resonators tonight to let the motor breathe better

http://mhtwheels.com/default.cfm?brand=335

hemi=22s
08-10-2008, 07:10 PM
http://mhtwheels.com/default.cfm?brand=335

http://mhtwheels.com/default.cfm?brand=335

yeah these the ones i want but black face i might justy get em in chrome

KINGDELL91
08-10-2008, 07:32 PM
looking good

hemi=22s
08-10-2008, 10:06 PM
looking good



thanks


k got the front midbass mounted up mdf baffles were too thick door panel wouldnt go on so i used the 6x9" to 6.5 adapter plates to make it work

also got the xovers for the rsds mounted and the rears are all wired up amp will go into tomorrow and i will wire front so i have some music again:D


pics page 1 for whoever is interested

Mr.B
08-11-2008, 01:09 AM
http://mhtwheels.com/default.cfm?brand=335

yeah these the ones i want but black face i might justy get em in chrome

i just realized its a flash page so it all goes to the dub spin home...check out the opera spinner in black

hemi=22s
08-12-2008, 12:29 PM
i just realized its a flash page so it all goes to the dub spin home...check out the opera spinner in black

thanks yeah i seen that too, i am still leamning toward the revolution im gonna get a quote on powder coating the centers



http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0288.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0289.jpg
Progress, ok yesterday got both runs of 0awg in and all 3 sets of rcas are in as well,
tonight more wiring gotta take the front seats out to wire the remote and front speaker wires gonna run em with the rca under the driver seat too much wiring gonna be running thru the car


pics of 0awg in couldnt open drivers doors to take pics of rca wires

2 runs of 0awg 1 power and 1 groound and if memphisflex ever sends me the other wires lolz (NOT COUNTING ON THAT) ill run 2 more runs front to back

ran em under the seat, also got the 12awg ran for front rsds comps


project on hold until saturday when my new lock set gets put in then i will put in the indash and the amps (since there is still a set of keys floating around somewhere

hemi=22s
08-29-2008, 10:57 PM
ok finally an update

got the back dash piece pretty much done got some more glass to lay before carpeting it black

also got the other 2 impala wheels that were missing (stolen before i bought the car)

got all new locks and ignition put in
oil change
radiator flush
tranny flush
rear differential fluid change
clear corner lights

also got a 225 ho alty thanks to mechman will be here around wednesday/thurs of next week hopefully

and got some 10k hi/lo hid kit goin in maybe this weekend and waiting on all my led bulbs for whole interior all parking lamps hopefully will be here tomorrow


goin to the hard rock casino to party some tomorrow and sunday so more work monday
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0306.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0309.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0310.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0311.jpg

bigbangtheory
08-30-2008, 09:03 AM
Looks good so far.

What did you decide to put 4 mids in the rear deck?

In for more pics!

connersdad19
08-30-2008, 09:17 AM
nice with the rear deck....might wanna sand some :laugh:


nice job so far man.

Oldbass38
08-30-2008, 10:13 AM
Very nice build here....Looks like it's a fairly slow process....Almost a month since you started. I love the detail....I was considering doing a rear deck cut out too....Cannot wait to see the finished product...

99grandprixGT
08-30-2008, 12:22 PM
looks good man, i love the 96 impalas

hemi=22s
08-31-2008, 09:33 PM
nice with the rear deck....might wanna sand some :laugh:


nice job so far man.

dude ive never done glass work besides shaving locks off and **** any comments on how to do better on it are EXTREMELY appreciated

thaks for the kind words and it will slowly get done i am not just doing the audio on this car so it will be a slow process and i want things done right the first time so it may take a while but it will be perfect in my eyes when done

alot of stuff going in the motor and a completely brand new suspension front and back are coming soon

still need some help with the bandpass design if anyone wants to help there also
4th order blown thru the rear dash i have 4 re MT 15" or 4 mmats 3.0 12"S TO USE WHAT EVER WILL BE LOUDEST.

connersdad19
08-31-2008, 10:14 PM
dude ive never done glass work besides shaving locks off and **** any comments on how to do better on it are EXTREMELY appreciated

thaks for the kind words and it will slowly get done i am not just doing the audio on this car so it will be a slow process and i want things done right the first time so it may take a while but it will be perfect in my eyes when done

alot of stuff going in the motor and a completely brand new suspension front and back are coming soon

still need some help with the bandpass design if anyone wants to help there also
4th order blown thru the rear dash i have 4 re MT 15" or 4 mmats 3.0 12"S TO USE WHAT EVER WILL BE LOUDEST.

i was joking:( nice so far though man def cant wait to see the finished product.

MTXman
08-31-2008, 10:40 PM
You found such a deal on the car...




amazing you have all this money to put into it.



Between all of the audio and the upgrades/checkups you're doing to the car you're gonna be putting $5K plus into it lol

hemi=22s
09-01-2008, 01:48 AM
You found such a deal on the car...




amazing you have all this money to put into it.



Between all of the audio and the upgrades/checkups you're doing to the car you're gonna be putting $5K plus into it lol

it will still be worth more than i put into it

and all the audio i had sitting around and i pay no labor
all the maintinence is done by my friend at the gm dealer for free

i only got about 1,000 in it so far since i sold all the equip that came with the car for 500

Black-Gorrilla
09-01-2008, 01:53 AM
car's looking good man.

IbSlamn
09-01-2008, 12:31 PM
lookn good bro

hemi=22s
09-01-2008, 02:40 PM
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0318.jpg

took the dash pad out since it was faded in the front and dyed it black gonna but a low gloss clear on it once it dries and then it will be done


sem products are the ****

also got the trunk carpet in :P finally found a nice one at the graveyard
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0320-1.jpg

rear end shot pipes dumped under car
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0321-1.jpg

flowmasters dumped by rear axle
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0322.jpg

snoopysnooper
09-01-2008, 02:49 PM
using my wire i see =]

hemi=22s
09-01-2008, 03:02 PM
using my wire i see =]

haha yeah thanks again man good stuff wish memphis would of come thru with my other 2 runs so i could have all 4 in there and get my stinger batteries in :P

WALKS UP
09-01-2008, 03:21 PM
any update pics of entire car? i love impalas im jealous u got such a good deal:(

hemi=22s
09-01-2008, 10:39 PM
any update pics of entire car? i love impalas im jealous u got such a good deal:(

will post pics of entire car tomorrow evening its in the garage covered for the night

gonna put more pics of the back dash tomorrow got the blow thru cut out



what grit do i use to sand fiberglass, im going to sand and do one more layer tomorrow and test fit the back dash cover tomorrow before i wrap it

Worlddre
09-02-2008, 11:22 AM
im going to need you to work on your tech flex termination and application....no wire tie needed simply a piece of tape that barely fits around the wire and techflex and a piece of heat shrink...much more attractive....as for the application it shouldnt be that loose around the wire it should hug the wire much a like a chinese finger trap.


other than that looks nice

ughhibye
09-02-2008, 11:28 AM
it will still be worth more than i put into it

and all the audio i had sitting around and i pay no labor
all the maintinence is done by my friend at the gm dealer for free

i only got about 1,000 in it so far since i sold all the equip that came with the car for 500


hate to tell ya bud but no.

i see them pass through the auctions in mint condition (not a scratch perfect condition under 100k miles for 3-4.5k

orangecounty1
09-02-2008, 12:09 PM
sem products are the ****

agreed. i love SEM dye

hemi=22s
09-02-2008, 12:15 PM
im going to need you to work on your tech flex termination and application....no wire tie needed simply a piece of tape that barely fits around the wire and techflex and a piece of heat shrink...much more attractive....as for the application it shouldnt be that loose around the wire it should hug the wire much a like a chinese finger trap.


other than that looks nice

thanks for the tip i was wondering how to get that **** to stay tight first time using it and i like it alot better than the plastic tubing

never used heat shrink either how does that work??

hemi=22s
09-02-2008, 12:16 PM
hate to tell ya bud but no.

i see them pass through the auctions in mint condition (not a scratch perfect condition under 100k miles for 3-4.5k

true, but i see them sell locally and on ebay for 6-10k all day

and i cant just go to an auction a nd buy a car

Fusion_FREAK
09-02-2008, 12:17 PM
Lookin' good man.

Where did you get the SEM dye?

hemi=22s
09-02-2008, 12:46 PM
Lookin' good man.

Where did you get the SEM dye?

off blue heron and cherry road cant think of the name of the place ill look on the reciept when i get home tonight and pm ya

works on plastic too :P
just gotta do good prep work it came out nice i was very pleased

Fusion_FREAK
09-02-2008, 12:49 PM
Cool, let me know. Want to do my dash and trim in the Civic. Does it adhere well to vinyl? My dash has that softer vinyl with the foam or whatever under it.

hemi=22s
09-02-2008, 01:51 PM
Cool, let me know. Want to do my dash and trim in the Civic. Does it adhere well to vinyl? My dash has that softer vinyl with the foam or whatever under it.

works on vinyl real well just have to make sure u clean the hell out of it first and have a place to spray it with no wind

comes out very nice

pilyin
09-02-2008, 02:01 PM
what grit do i use to sand fiberglass, im going to sand and do one more layer tomorrow and test fit the back dash cover tomorrow before i wrap it

I would use 60 - 80 grit to smooth it down than 220 to finish it with (if you're painting it). If you're coating it with material, just rough smooth it.

hemi=22s
09-02-2008, 02:21 PM
I would use 60 - 80 grit to smooth it down than 220 to finish it with (if you're painting it). If you're coating it with material, just rough smooth it.

thanks yeah im just gonna carpet it cause it is gonna be takin a beating from the bass that way if/when it breaks i can reglass and recarpet

painting and prep is alot of work

redrider13
09-02-2008, 03:29 PM
nice build!

Worlddre
09-02-2008, 04:26 PM
thanks for the tip i was wondering how to get that **** to stay tight first time using it and i like it alot better than the plastic tubing

never used heat shrink either how does that work??

tis a tube that shrinks when a certain amount of heat is applied


simply slide it on the wire and take a heat gun to it

hemi=22s
09-02-2008, 05:13 PM
tis a tube that shrinks when a certain amount of heat is applied


simply slide it on the wire and take a heat gun to it

home depot???

i see the connections u are talking bout the 2 on the alty, those were the temp ones anyway the mechman alty should be here by friday so i will fix em

where do i buy heatshrink homedepot has it???
thanks for the advice

hemi=22s
09-04-2008, 11:37 PM
waitin on the mechman still hopefully tomorrow so i can get the alty in

got some ngk plugs, msd coil, and HIDS done, emission AIR Pump removed

pics of HIDS 10k hi/low kit
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0332.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0331.jpg

back dash will get wrapped in black and installed this weekend and the alty will too
and stinger batteries and holders will be installed as well pics tomorrow again

WALKS UP
09-04-2008, 11:39 PM
stil no pics of the whole car? :( have u smoked the tires yet? :D

hemi=22s
09-04-2008, 11:46 PM
stil no pics of the whole car? :( have u smoked the tires yet? :D

haha not yet gotta take it easy on the tranny for break in only have 97 miles on the new tranny

i will get pics tomorrow waitin for my boy to come over and detail it. The outside is filty from ****** weather and dirty fingerprints from the work on the motor

gotta get some so i have before and after shots got custom urethane bumpers for front and back ordered and deciding on a ram air hood too then its going to the paint shop

WALKS UP
09-04-2008, 11:48 PM
nicee

tsenfw
09-04-2008, 11:58 PM
Nice impala Hemi! Always loved that gen. Only better ones are the ones from the 60's lol.

hemi=22s
09-06-2008, 01:47 AM
pics of mechamn unit got here today :) (did findout the wrong pulley tho :(

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0333.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0335.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0336.jpg

installed pics tomorrow

hemi=22s
09-06-2008, 11:05 PM
got the alty on also switched all the hoses under the hood to the silicone goodyears and flushed the cooling system again today while i had all the hoses off

started installing the wiring for the extra batteries in the trunk 2 stinger spv70's goin in maybe tomorrow or monday
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0343.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0344.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0347.jpg

hemi=22s
09-06-2008, 11:08 PM
and just for WALKSUP pics of the outside :P
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0338.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0341.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0321-1.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0354564.jpg

hemi=22s
09-06-2008, 11:19 PM
dp

MECHMAN
09-08-2008, 03:05 PM
Lookin good man. I'll have that overdrive pulley to you as soon as you get me an address.

On a related note I swapped an LT4 out of a vette into my 89 chevy work truck. Gen II motors FTW.

hemi=22s
09-08-2008, 03:28 PM
Lookin good man. I'll have that overdrive pulley to you as soon as you get me an address.

On a related note I swapped an LT4 out of a vette into my 89 chevy work truck. Gen II motors FTW.

thanks man ur work is amazing man
i dont think my mmats 4000 is gonna phase this thing when it goes in, voltage stays around 13.8 with the music blasting in drive, a/c blowing, hids on i turned everything even the defrosters (im in FL:crazy:) and the alty didnt flinch.
put the tester on it at the gm dealer when i was getting installed by my buddy and he was impressed thing OUTPUTS what u rate it at and then some
(UNLIKE SOME OTHERS TO BE UNNAMED)

MECHMANS ALTY FTMFW

and on the lt4 tip, i got the cam, intake, springs and gasket in storage unit waiting on funds for the eldelbrock heads and msd opti, roller rockers to install

hemi=22s
09-11-2008, 09:00 PM
got the stingers mounted up, also got the back dash wrapped up in black, will mount it up and mount the rsds in it this weekend, put all new vacuum hoses in it today came out good some of them were pretty dry rotted :(

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0356.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0357.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0358.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0360.jpg

WALKS UP
09-11-2008, 09:02 PM
I dont think u realize how jealous i am:( Love that car man, howmuch did u get it for if dont mind me askiin? Ill trade u my s10 on bags for it lol and il throw in my 15 tc5200 haha

WALKS UP
09-11-2008, 09:05 PM
nvm u have price up haha howmany miles it got on it?

hemi=22s
09-11-2008, 09:53 PM
nvm u have price up haha howmany miles it got on it?


94,xxx now



on another note got the other custom pulley from mechman and will get it on tomorrow that overdrive is soooooo tiny custom machined inhouse beautiful finish on it of course

mechmans products are the **** i dont even know why i added the batteries the alty is a beast

rumblebee2
09-13-2008, 12:38 AM
post pics quicker. this style impala has been one of my favorites. doing a build on my friends 96 caprice so expect for me to be pming you for help. maybe you can come over and help with the rear deck and what not.:)

bigbangtheory
09-13-2008, 10:32 AM
That is a nice looking IMP! I wish I could find an older one like you have with low miles and might snatch one up...............if I had the funds.

Looks like it is coming along. Also is the 300 your daily driver?

hemi=22s
09-14-2008, 01:40 AM
That is a nice looking IMP! I wish I could find an older one like you have with low miles and might snatch one up...............if I had the funds.

Looks like it is coming along. Also is the 300 your daily driver?

yeah for now got a new career and right now drive 60 miles a day to my job new one is 10 miles a day so watch out for the new challenger i want the manual srt8 so prob un march i will have a new challenger:D

bigbangtheory
09-14-2008, 10:41 AM
As long as it is the SRT8 or R/T. Don't get that v6 **** in the challenger.

hemi=22s
09-14-2008, 11:44 AM
As long as it is the SRT8 or R/T. Don't get that v6 **** in the challenger.

nah never that got the hemi in the 300c luv it but the srt8 is a whole nother beast
especially with 3.93 and a stick i will be tearing some **** up :D

rumblebee2
09-14-2008, 05:30 PM
went down to arrigo dodge about a month ago- 12 challenger's sitting there!

hemi=22s
09-14-2008, 10:57 PM
went down to arrigo dodge about a month ago- 12 challenger's sitting there!

15k over sticker price i am not willing to pay i am not dumb wait 6 months and get it
i wont pay a dollar over msrp

PhatTonyDeMarco
09-14-2008, 11:01 PM
You better put some tint on that thing, some ****** will rob your baby.

rumblebee2
09-15-2008, 12:33 AM
they're $47,000 out the door the salesman told me. too much in my opinion.

LazyRider
09-15-2008, 02:53 AM
You better put some tint on that thing, some ****** will rob your baby.

Why aren't there bans for this type of posting?

hemi=22s
09-15-2008, 09:20 AM
You better put some tint on that thing, some ****** will rob your baby.

not in my garage and they will get murked before they even get inside the chevy

kovemaster559
09-15-2008, 09:24 AM
Why aren't there bans for this type of posting?

freedom of speech!. and btw hate to break it to you but a N igger is any one who does steal and idolises money and watches rap videos . so yeah i have to aggree with his comment.

hemi=22s
09-30-2008, 11:31 PM
update time i have been slacking since my primary laptop is at hp cause the video card faied so i went and bought another one temp to use

back dash in test fit :P
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0367-1.jpg


temp system 4 mmats 3.0 12"s i had sittin around
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0370-1.jpg

all new suspension, endlinks, balljoints, bushings, control arm shafts, springs, shocks tierods, centerlink, idler arm etc. etc etc.
new posi, gears, axles, cover, install kit bearings
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0384.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0387.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0372.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0383.jpg
conrol arms outta the car
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0374.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0375.jpg

hemi=22s
09-30-2008, 11:36 PM
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0391.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0393.jpg
control arms painted up

sittin oh so low now
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0396.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0397.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0399.jpg
new brakes dones
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0398.jpg

dynamated under rear seat and roof/ rear doors pics

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0403.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0377.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0378.jpg

M-ushroom
09-30-2008, 11:38 PM
Not to bad a little jeleous

hemi=22s
10-13-2008, 10:52 PM
relocated headunit and a/c controls
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0425.jpg

roof pics
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0405-1.jpg
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0406-1.jpg

door pods
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii80/56acebtown/IMG_0431.jpg

rumblebee2
10-14-2008, 12:23 AM
those door pods came out really nice. lotta dynamat

four15s
10-14-2008, 03:03 AM
sorry if asked before but how u like that headunit? does it hav extra aux outputs?

hemi=22s
10-14-2008, 09:19 PM
sorry if asked before but how u like that headunit? does it hav extra aux outputs?


i love the h/u easy to use, has a video/audio out

only thing i dont like is only has 2volt preout

Horsemanwill
10-14-2008, 09:45 PM
i think u need more mat

tuff57
10-14-2008, 10:40 PM
car is looking good
which model head unit is that? i love 96 ss's i wish they werent so god d*mn expensive
how dark is the tint btw?

hemi=22s
10-15-2008, 11:43 PM
car is looking good
which model head unit is that? i love 96 ss's i wish they werent so god d*mn expensive
how dark is the tint btw?

tint is 5 all around windshield just got replaced it will be gettin a 30 tint on it soon

h/u is clarion 675dvd

RidnClean
10-15-2008, 11:46 PM
lovin the build man

great work so far

Fusion_FREAK
10-15-2008, 11:49 PM
Every thing is looking good man.

Hey, were you on i95 around West Palm, maybe a little more south a few nights ago, at like 1-2am?

hemi=22s
10-15-2008, 11:49 PM
i think u need more mat

plenty more to go going to mat the whole floor with 2 layers when i get the seats redone

got a edge 3500 stall converter and deep aluminum pan, better servo getting put in and all new, better solenoids now

should have the car back by saturday

rear end is set up just got a few hundred more miles til its broke in

hotchkis sways, tierods, beefy tierod sleeves, center link, idler arm all installed
and engine bay brace from hotchkis as well car handles very nice


also got the alarm leds installed in the headlights
clear tails with led red bulbs

pics when i get it back again

rumblebee2
11-02-2008, 03:14 PM
still waiting for the car to come back? wangt more pics.

mlstrass
11-02-2008, 03:51 PM
Good luck with the edge converter. Ran one in my BB wagon street car and it took a **** in less then a year, so $700 down the drain. Not impressed by them, but maybe you'll have better luck...

killerzracing
11-03-2008, 12:56 AM
Are you a member of Impalassforum.com

its down right now Server change, but they would love that build, Im on there too, best B body site ever

B_Campbell
11-04-2008, 03:54 PM
^ Werd.

Looks like you saved an impala that was headed down hill. You move fast mayne, looks great and it seems like your doing everything the right way off the bat, congrats on a deal and bad *** car.

AlpineUser
11-04-2008, 04:05 PM
nice work