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1st Gbody NEPA, 1984 Grand Prix

Discussion in 'New Users' started by 19GrandPrix84, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. 19GrandPrix84

    19GrandPrix84 Not-quite-so-new-guy

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    Hey guys just picked up my new project, my first gbody a 1984 Grand Prix!

    Bone stock minus a new intake and carb, Stock 305 and th350.

    Needs valve cover gaskets and tires and I want to replace the window seal moldings to start!

    So next question. 4.8, 5.3, or 6.0 ls. Going to keep it auto and want a cruiser for me and wife that can handle 350tq then a turbo and 400 hp over time!

    Body isn't perfect but she's mine!

    Dante
     

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  2. lilbowtie

    lilbowtie Royal Smart Person

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    Welcome !! Nice GP and appears to be in great shape. I had an 81 LS that I really liked and enjoyed driving.
     
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    TURNA Comic Book Super Hero

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    Looks nice!!! Welcome to the site
     
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    Texas82GP Comic Book Super Hero
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    Welcome to the site from Houston. That's a nice looking car. I like the look of the centerlines on it.

    400hp/350ft. lbs. is pretty easy to acheive with a 5.3 with headers and a cam swap. Do your research. LS swaps are not cheap. It would probably be less expensive to meet your goals with a Small Block Chevy. If your heart is set on an LS swap, go for it. We did one in my brother's 78 Z28. It's a 6.0 backed by a T56 Magnum and the car is a blast.
     
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    ed1948 G-Body Guru

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    Welcome - nice looking GP. Keep us updated with your progress, ask questions and be sure to post pics - there's some serious GP love around here!
     
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    hajnovak Greasemonkey

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    Welcome from Northeast Pa. Good Luck
     
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    Jeff L Master Mechanic

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    Welcome to the forum. Nice looking car.
     
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  8. 19GrandPrix84

    19GrandPrix84 Not-quite-so-new-guy

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    Thanks all for the welcome! Just went to get title transferred and an antique tag and a guy was showing me love and mentioned his old square body!

    Will be sure to start a build thread when I finally wash her up.

    Door belt moldings rock auto or someplace else?
     
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    Kratos n00b

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    Nice Find! I just picked up an 85 442 here in Pa
     
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  10. buick7332

    buick7332 Apprentice

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    Welcome to the forum, I bought door belt moldings for my Grand Prix from a company called convertible top specialties in Florida.
     
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