BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
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Posts : 4
Join date : 2009-12-25
Age : 63
Location : Jonesboro, Arkansas

PostSubject: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Sat Dec 26, 2009 8:24 pm

Just wanted to say Hi to ya'll & tell ya thanks for letting me join. I'm located in the South, so I may have an accent compared to ya'll. LOL.... I live about an hour north of Memphis, Tennessee. I'm located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. I have a 95 Caprice, civilian model with leather and an LT1. Just sold my 95 Caprice 9C1. My project at this time is my 96 Impala SS. Now I have ALL the interior out & re-painted. New carpet arrived this week. Installing sound deadening, replacing all vent seals, cleaning out the vents & just looking for anything that needs cleaning or fixing on the interior. Got my car back from the paint shop a couple of weeks ago. A friend of mine did the body work & painting. He still has the bumpers to finish and install, re-install back glass & quarter glasses. He also has to re-work a couple of areas & re-buff the complete car to remove all the swirls. When you have a friend to do stuff like this for you, at a cheaper price, you have to put up with more & longer delays. After interior is finished I'm going to replace distributor assembly, water pump, install 160 degree thermostat, new spark plugs, new spark plug wires, new radiator, install K&N air filter and install Hypertech Power Programmer. I've had all the parts for about 2 years now & finally decided to get the job done. Also have new Impala SS wheels (had for 3 years) & just had new Nitto's installed on them. Will install the wheels last. Also have a set of aluminum heads but not sure if I'm gong to install them this time or not. If I decide to install the heads, I may as well pull the engine & do a complete rebuild and stroke it (the engine that is) lol....... damn I better shut up or ya'll will never speak to me..... Sorry for being so long winded. Hope ya'll all have a Happy New Year & 2010 will be a healthy & much better than 2009 has been.

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PostSubject: Re: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:07 pm

Welcome aboard Rusty. cheers
We are a local forum for those up here in the northeast, (yes that makes us yankees), but you are more than welcome to hang out. Making one of our events would be a long drive to and from for you. Laughing
There are alot of good guys here with many years of experience with these cars, and alot of good info as well. So please make yourself at home. Wink
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Posts : 641
Join date : 2009-02-12
Age : 72
Location : south portland maine

PostSubject: hi ya,ll...... newbie here   Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:41 pm

glad to see you made it here rusty. let me say it before some one else does. we need pics. sounds like youve been around b-bodies for awhile. were you in the marines? helipcopters? scratch
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Posts : 45
Join date : 2009-11-30
Age : 50
Location : Rhode Island

PostSubject: Re: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:02 am

Welcome Rusty,, pics pics picssssssssssssss,, lol
these guys r gr8 ... and they do know their B bodies,, youll like it here,, welcome a broad, i mean,, aboard
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Join date : 2009-01-21
Age : 55
Location : Rumford, Maine

PostSubject: Re: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Sun Dec 27, 2009 8:31 am

Welcome aboard Rusty! I've got a friend in Fl I've been trying to get him to join. We have a couple of jarheads on here also. Great bunch of guys. Enjoy. We require pics of your car also, lol.
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Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 42
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Sun Dec 27, 2009 9:18 am

Howdy! Very Happy

(did that make you feel more at home? Wink)

Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut & Unicorn Hunter

A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"

LOWER IT!!! Wink
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Join date : 2009-12-25
Age : 63
Location : Jonesboro, Arkansas

PostSubject: Thanks.......   Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:46 pm

Thank ya'll for making me feel at home. I see everyone wants pics. I'll have to borrow a digital camera, take the pics., then figure out how in the hell to display them on here. But I'll get it done.
Iceman 3201, yes I'm a former Marine but didn't work on helicopters. I was a weapons system specialist on A6-Intruders. I've been out of the Marines for 30 plus years but it's still in me and always will be.
Howdy, toomanytoyz, that does sound familar. Also thanks for the info. on the headers. The headers, gaskets, collectors and bolts are my next items to get ordered.
Thanks again ya'll for the welcome.
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Join date : 2009-12-16

PostSubject: Re: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:41 am

Welcome! SEMPER FI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Join date : 2009-02-12
Age : 72
Location : south portland maine

PostSubject: hi ya ll.... newbie here   Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:00 pm

have you talked to deputy 347k9? 20 years marines retired. then joined the maine police dept? one of the best men you could ever want to talk to. wait till you see his ride. ive been told its fast lol! we had a fall round up cruise. thanks to silver fox. coming back on the pike. ive my cruise set at 80. yes it was to slow for a six speed tranny. to step on in that gear.but larry and his son went by me like i was stopped.. oh yes i wanted to. but i cant pull out a badge and get a warning. but it was pretty watching it go by in the few seconds i saw it. code 10-33 right larry? Very Happy
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Join date : 2009-12-25
Age : 63
Location : Jonesboro, Arkansas

PostSubject: MASShole9c1..Brian....   Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:08 pm

OOOOHHHRAHHHH!!!!!! SEMPER FI!!!!! Thanks Brian......
Iceman3201, I haven't talked with deputy347k9 yet but sounds like he & I have alot in common. I'm also a certified law enforcement officer. I'm in my 8th year as Constable of my district and serve as the Commander in Charge of our County Deputy Sheriff's Reserve Unit. Sometimes having a badge does have some advantages but then again everyone expects you to obey the traffic laws. So its good to know some of the local police & surrounding areas police force. Last time I was stopped was this past summer going WAY to fast on my Valkyrie. I had to pull over & wait on him to catch up with me. When he saw who it was he just checked my bike out & we talked about typical bull. My 96 Impala SS has or had limo black tinted windows and we have an ordinance on tinted windows & mine was way to dark. If I used it for my Constable car it would be ok but don't really want to do that. Tonight, I finished removing the tint & GLUE from the windows. Getting them re-tinted will probably be the last thing I do before the spring. I took a couple pics of the 96 Impala SS with my cell phone today before putting dash, headliner and rear window decking back in. I'll still borrow a digital camera this week and take some pics of the Impala & the 95 Caprice LT1 and try to post them soon.
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Join date : 2009-02-22
Age : 36
Location : Mansfield, Ma

PostSubject: Re: Hi ya'll...... newbie here......   Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:16 pm

Larry's car is awesome. Amazing how much crap you can fit in an engine bay Wink
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