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jester02301



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PostSubject: how hard is it ?   Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:11 pm

ok badass members im getting ready to go big to fix up the ss i already did alot to get the beast going an now all i got to do is body work which one of the is that i want to sandblast my frame an paint it . I want to know how hard is it to part the body from the frame?
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mean ss



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:21 pm

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M.ROSS



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:12 pm

Don't do it. affraid or say goodbye to all your time and money.
Just my experience. Rolling Eyes
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No Moa



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:19 pm

2 ways are easy.

If u have a lift and a garage.
If u have someone else do it for you.

Other than that, it's a pain in the ass
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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:47 pm

M.ROSS wrote:
Don't do it. affraid or say goodbye to all your time and money.
Just my experience. Rolling Eyes
That is just because you are broke, and sleep all day anyways. Razz
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jester02301



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PostSubject: really   Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:23 pm

dam really well i have a garage an lift i can do it im just seeing if i can get the steps an get ppl input cuz my car going to the body shop this winter an i want to do it from the frame up
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Cadet57



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:29 pm

I diddnt sandblast mine, I wire wheeled it and threw about 5 cans of undercoat on it, but I'm happy and its a heck of a lot better than it was.

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GasTT



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:46 am

Looks like a bad oil leak haha JK man good job.
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M.ROSS



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Fri Aug 20, 2010 2:32 am

But seriously.I always hate when someone asked a legit question and all they get is a bunch of wise ass answers. Guilty Shocked
I was actually on my way to work when i replied earlier.I'm hopefully getting mine on the road soon and been kinda busy.
When i've got some time i'll post up some of the crap i learned taking mine apart.
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GasTT



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:00 am

From what I remember there are about 8 bolts holding the body to the frame. Arrow
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M.ROSS



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PostSubject: Body mounts   Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:51 am

12 to be exact.
You may want to research availabilty of body mounts before pulling the body.
I have a pair of ss mounts leftover.I'd have to check to be sure exactly which ones they are.
You should be able to reuse some of them.#1,2 and 6 are the biggest problem areas.
Here's a really good thread from the big forum.
http://www.impalassforum.com/vBulletin/showthread.php?t=228460
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Cadet57



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:14 pm

GasTT wrote:
Looks like a bad oil leak haha JK man good job.

Haha. Thanks man. It's a hell of a lot better than the various shades of brown it was before. Not to mention still completely solid underneath. I figure even if I have to go back and touch it up here and there in a year or so, its better than having to replace parts of the frame, or the whole dam car.
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96slowss



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:21 pm

what part of brockton u from? my buddy lives on plain st. iam there like everyday..
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jester02301



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PostSubject: thx   Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:55 pm

thx for the help every buddy for all the help it help me out a bunch . an im allways on the east side of town on cresent st where i work
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waynes91



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PostSubject: Re: how hard is it ?   Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:29 pm

i just wheeled and brushed the best i could, then used ruse bullet (like por 15) on the frame an stuff, used 3m undercoating for the floor panels, did it on a gravel driveway in summer hot as a mother... between the ants/spiders sweat we all had a good time , i was toying with a frame off on the wagon but may just be on my back again

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