GM B-Body Forum, 77-79 Caprice/Impala Forum

Join Now If Your A 1977- 1979 Caprice or Impala owner or other GM B-Body owner!!!
Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BBodyForum?ref=hl

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

GM B-Body Forum, 77-79 Caprice/Impala Forum

Join Now If Your A 1977- 1979 Caprice or Impala owner or other GM B-Body owner!!!
Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BBodyForum?ref=hl

GM B-Body Forum, 77-79 Caprice/Impala Forum

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
GM B-Body Forum, 77-79 Caprice/Impala Forum

A forum for the owners and enthusiasts of General Motors B-Bodies from 1977-1990, but dedicated to the owners of 1977-1979 Impalas and Caprices. Join up now!


3 posters

    Turkey filled?

    terry cronk
    terry cronk
    Freshman Member (Tier 3)
    Freshman Member (Tier 3)
    5th Year Anniversary
    Celebrating 5 years of being our member!


    Posts : 249
    Join date : 2015-08-19
    Age : 76
    Location : Mid-Michigan

    Turkey filled? Empty Turkey filled?

    Post  terry cronk Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:44 pm

    No one talking here lately.

    Is everyone full of turkey and napping?

    Come on folks. Great time to talk.
    Fierro51
    Fierro51
    Sophomore Member (Tier 4)
    Sophomore Member (Tier 4)
    5th Year Anniversary
    Celebrating 5 years of being our member!


    Posts : 279
    Join date : 2016-01-20
    Location : Cheyenne, Wy

    Turkey filled? Empty Re: Turkey filled?

    Post  Fierro51 Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:29 pm

    terry cronk wrote:No one talking here lately.  

    Is everyone full of turkey and napping?

    Come on folks.  Great time to talk.


    agreed
    GM B-Body Forum
    GM B-Body Forum
    Admin
    Admin
    Helpful and Responsive Member!
    Very active with responding and helping other members with questions and concerns.
    10th Year Anniversary
    10 years of being a member on our forum!


    Posts : 752
    Join date : 2013-01-14
    Age : 31
    Location : Flint/Detroit, MI - Charlotte, NC

    Turkey filled? Empty Re: Turkey filled?

    Post  GM B-Body Forum Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:06 pm

    I know! Its been a while since ive been on, its been a lazy year, time to wake up!

    Sent from Topic'it App
    terry cronk
    terry cronk
    Freshman Member (Tier 3)
    Freshman Member (Tier 3)
    5th Year Anniversary
    Celebrating 5 years of being our member!


    Posts : 249
    Join date : 2015-08-19
    Age : 76
    Location : Mid-Michigan

    Turkey filled? Empty Filled.

    Post  terry cronk Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:38 am

    Well this year 2018 hasn't been the best for driving my car.  It sits in the garage here in 60' temps.

    I don't put hardly any anti-freeze in.  Mostly water and lube for the pump.  No need if garaged for the winter.

    I'm getting anguish to get it out when weather permits.   I like that kick in the pants feel.

    One of my goals this summer is to take it to the track and see how it runs in the 1/8 & 1/4 mile.

    What's with the 383 stroker, almost 11 to 1 compression, 600 Edelbrock, 700R4, headers and 3.73 posi..

    I just had this last fall, the whole front end rebuilt.  Adding a 2.5(?) steering box.  It handles like a cart.

    Heavy front springs(96 SS) and overload rear springs, plus new shocks.  1.5 front sway bar w/sway bar in rear.  You can tell the sporty suspension.

    After getting it broke in this last summer I got about 7-800 miles on the engine.  Before giving an all out through the gears.

    Standing still, put in regular drive (no OD).  It has a high rpm governor that makes it shift at about 5000 rpm.

    Using a little foot brake torque with a smaller convertor(4.3 V6) and launches. The 1st. to 2nd. is great.

    Hoping to continue this summer.
    GM B-Body Forum
    GM B-Body Forum
    Admin
    Admin
    Helpful and Responsive Member!
    Very active with responding and helping other members with questions and concerns.
    10th Year Anniversary
    10 years of being a member on our forum!


    Posts : 752
    Join date : 2013-01-14
    Age : 31
    Location : Flint/Detroit, MI - Charlotte, NC

    Turkey filled? Empty Re: Turkey filled?

    Post  GM B-Body Forum Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:33 am

    Heck yeah man, I just drove mine yesterday been sitting for about 3 months, but it got into the 70s so I had to bring it out to feel the same kick in the pants, I don't have a 383 but I've got a built vortec 350 with a little over 400 with a th350 with a shift kit and 3.90 gears she chirps. It feels nice to get out and feel some hp, I've got to go through my suspension and steering next and replace almost everything. Ill have to do a little tune up since its been sitting for so long.

    Sent from Topic'it App

    Sponsored content


    Turkey filled? Empty Re: Turkey filled?

    Post  Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Wed Sep 27, 2023 8:28 pm