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    CUTLASS 1980 olds parts

    Interior, glass, trim, 14 inch olds rally rims, hood, fuel tank, 455 olds blocks, sbc block, front lights, Tbi system, four barrel carbs, lots of nice chrome, other miscellaneous. Let me know what you’re looking for. G-body, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
  2. CaliWagon83

    Favorite/Least Favorite Things about G-Body Cars

    Just curious to know what your guys' favorite/least favorite things about G-Body vehicles are. Here's my list: Favorite: - Will accommodate almost any engine swap - Last of the body-on-frame midsize cars - Decent aftermarket support - Not "played-out" in the custom scene - Somewhat affordable...
  3. CaliWagon83

    Are G-Bodies the "New" Classics?

    So I've been thinking about this for a while. While there's still a healthy aftermarket for '60s and '70s-era classics, the pool of originals in decent (restorable) shape is shrinking, and prices are going up accordingly. Do you think the G-body has become kind of the new "classic" car to...
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    Another F-41 question on my 78 monte carlo...

    Hey guys, got another question on the springs on my 78 monte carlo. With the rear springs, which end is the top? The end with the more tightly compressed springs on the less looking compressed springs? I didn't pay attention when I pulled them out and now I cant remember. On the front springs...
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    78 Monte Carlo F-41 suspension question.....

    Hi everyone!! Just made this account. So nice to see that there is so many other people out there with the passion to rebuild these cars. Let me give you all some background about what we have going on. So my dad and I have been buying, selling, rebuilding corvettes for what seems like a...
  6. Carlos Garcia

    BUILD THREAD Project El Camino aka "B Daddy 78"

    So I'm fixing a 1978 el camino and one of the first things that I want to do is change those drum brakes to disc. Any one has any pointerson which is the best way to go? I'm thinking on getting a set of camaro brakes from a local junk yard to do the swap. I'm currently redoing the body. Here are...
  7. Wageslave

    NV3500 5-speed swap

    I have been gathering parts for a manual swap into my '83 El Camino since February, and I have just got the e-mail saying my SickSpeed Monte pedal kit will be arriving by Tuesday. This means I have finally acquired everything I need to get my NV3500 put in. On a side note, there is an amazing...
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    Compatible donor vehicles for steering box upgrade (80/Malibu)

    I want to replace the factory steering box in my 1980 Malibu with a faster ratio box. When I go to the junkyard, which models should I look for and how can I identify the ratio externally? I remember correctly from my circle track days, some third gen F-Bodies came with 12:1 boxes that could...
  9. 83z28

    `1979 Malibu wagon

    Just picked up 1979 Malibu wagon with V8 For 100.00 Was looking to make a sleeper out of this car but need to know where to start. Engine is strong but automatic transmission worn out has only 1st and reverse. Got 84 C4 Vette for free that has blown crossfire in it but good transmission, and rear end would...
  10. MalibuHacon

    First car: 1980 Chevrolet Malibu Wagon

    I've just recently received my first car, its a 1980 malibu classic wagon! spare parts are not common where I live (Norway) and the car needs some cosmetic upgrades, as well as some small maintnance.. * first priority is to fix my high beam switch, it won't stay on (have to hold it towards me)...

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