63 Impala (photo: April 2005)


Restoration Phase 1 ...

Restoration Phase 2 ...


Body Style 2-door hardtop
Paint Original Ermine White (GM #936)
Re-painted with Dupont ChromaBase/Clear in 1999
Interior Red vinyl buckets w/console (trim #875)
Engine 340HP 409 cubic inch Chevy V8
Carburetor 4 bbl Carter AFB (the 340HP 409 originally used a large Rochester 4GC)
Ignition Points
Exhaust Dual stock replacement pipes (2½" downpipes, 2" tailpipes) and Walker Dynomax turbo mufflers
Transmission PowerGlide 2 speed automatic, floor shift
Rear Axle 8.2" 10-bolt with Positraction and 3.36:1 gears
Brakes Power front/rear drums
Steering Power (factory ram-assist style)
Factory tilt steering column
Wheels 14" x 6" steel with SS wheel covers
Tires P215/75R14 white wall
Instruments Reproduction factory style in-dash tachometer
AutoMeter "Traditional Chrome" oil pressure, temperature, and voltmeter (mounted under the dash)
Radio Delco AM/FM model 985877 (correct for 64 but fits 63) with factory front/rear fader control
Speakers One 6"x9" oval (in dash) & one 6" (in rear seat)