1963 Chevrolet Impala
- Fully rebuilt into a modern resto-rod for the hot rod magazine power tour in 2004. - Built for and by trim parts automotive restoration parts company - Using all new parts including, all trim parts and emblems, lenes, stainless, soft seal rubber - PUI interior, New 6M 502-Ram jet tune port fuel injected engine - TPI 700 R4 automatic overdrive transmission, stainless steel 4 wheel disc brakes - Moser Ford 9 inch rear end, 3:50 gears, right stuff stainless steel fuel and brake lines - CCI-605 Power steering conversion, hotchkis rear suspension and sway bars, air ride technology system - New torque thrust polished mags. tilt wheel, CD player, cruise control, Alpine Stereo California car. This Impala 2 door hardtop Sport Coupe was manufactured in the 1st week of June in 1963 at the Atlanta body plant for the Chevrolet Motor Division. Spending much of its life in California the car was acquired for promotional purposes by Trim Parts, a legendary vintage interior producer in Ohio, to participate in the Hot Rod Magazine Pro Tour in June of 2004. Trim Parts was searching for a pristine body and they found the perfect body, totally rust free and with only 28, 90 actual miles according to the records we have available. The car completed the event as chronicled by Hot Rod Magazine. a GM Ramjet 502 C.I./HP "crate" motor (12486610) it offers tremendous power with great driving qualities coupled with the 700R4 GM 4 speed automatic transmission. The Impala features Air Ride Technologies suspension mated with Hotchkis performance products that deliver a super-riding car with great handling qualities and just the right look. Sanderson headers with a throaty 2 ½ inch exhaust system lets the big engine breath. Stainless Steel Brakes give the Impala great stopping power in spite of the body weight. Finishing amenities of cruise control with the tilt wheel make for a great driver when original 60's vehicles are often punishing to drive.Vintage air keeps the interior climate just right and of course as this was Trim Parts vehicle, the interior is first rate. The instrumentation (Auto Meter) and Custom Autosound stereo with a multi disc changer in the trunk finish off this great car. American Racing aluminum's with Michelin products give the laser straight body a great finish touch.