1963 Chevrolet Impala SS Nostalgia Drag Racer
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Impala
- SubModel: SS
- Trim: SS
- Year: 1963
- Mileage: 110,000
- VIN: 31847S160894
- Color: White
- Engine size: V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1963 Chevrolet Impala SS
For your consideration I have a 1963 Impala SS Nostalgia Drag Racer for sale
The Impala underwent a frame on restoration several years ago and still presents very well. It is not a show car, ut it is a show winner.
The last two car shows that it was entered in was the Goodguys Nashville Nationals were it won the "Period Perfect Award" and also at the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green. KY where it was selected as a top 50 winner. The 327/ 300hp engine was rebuilt approximately 4000 miles ago. The period correct intake and dual carbs were just added. All the recent modifications include:
-1956-1961 Corvette Dual Quad Intake with matching WCFB carburetors that were professionally rebuilt. This intake could have also been found on 1957 passenger cars as well.
-Freshly Rebuilt BW T-10 4 Speed Transmission
-Completely rebuilt front end with original style parts (Included 409 springs for added lift).
-Rebuilt 3. 70 non posi rear end. (A Correct 4. 56 "P" Casing posi rear is available. but is not included in this sale).
-Front and rear bumpers with period correct tow brackets mounted to the front of the frame.
-Aircraft Grade Aluminum Spacers added to the hood to allow it to notch upward. (This was commonly done in the 60's for added airflow).
-Items deleted included: Heater. radio/antenna. wipers and wiper motor and the power brakes. The power steering still remains intact.
(All of the above parts that were removed are included in the sale).
-The front runners are NOS 7.60 x 15 Goodyear Silvertown Bias Ply tires and the rear tires are new 8" Towel City Pie Crust Cheater Slicks. -The chrome reverse wheels are recent additions and are from Wheel Vintiques. The rear wheels are custom with a 2. 5 backspacing to allow them to slide neatly under the rear fenders with zero rubbing.
This Impala SS was in stock appearance when the transformation began and all of the changes made to the car can be easily reverted back to original or to your liking. All of the lettering and decals are vinyl and can be removed by hand.
The car has been driven locally to cruise ins and car shows and has been set up to drive and enjoy. It has never been raced competitively. but it could be raced at nostalgia events and is meant to be a faithful tribute to drag cars of the era.
For buyers and collectors with inquiring minds the Trim Tag shows that the car was born the 3rd week of December 1962(12C) at the St. Louis Production Plant. The original Interior Code(858) Saddle Vinyl Bucket Seats(Imp SS Coupe) and Exterior Trim Code(932) Saddle Tan. In the past the interior was updated to Black Vinyl and the exterior to white. The VIN decodes the car as a V8. but there is no added paperwork to show what size V8 it was born with.
Please note as stated above this is not a show car and is what i would consider driver quality. With that said it is very good condition and presents nicely. It is rust free and there is no evidence of any panels or pans ever being replaced.I am glad to answer any questions or speak to any concerns. This car is for sale locally and i reserve the right to end the auction early due to a local sale. Trades for a classic that is family friendly may be considered. Thanks in advance.