Beautiful Restovivor 1966 Chevrolet Impala


Publish date: 2016-08-09 09:28:57
Restovivor 1966 Chevrolet Impala

This beautiful 1966 Chevy Impala Super Sport had only been repainted once and the repaint is amazing. It is currently listed on eBay and is being sold by an independent dealer from Rochester, New York. The bidding war is currently underway and as per writing, the bid is below $5,000.

Impala SS

What makes this Impala SS interesting is that it comes with the powerful 396 Chevy big block V8 engine which replaced the standard small block 327. The seller assures that there are no major damages on the cars body and is also rust free because it is a California car and has stayed away from the salty Northeast. Its rust free dent free condition is fairly common around the dry areas such as California so it’s safe to say that the seller is telling the truth.

Restovivor 1966 Chevrolet Impala

The seller says that this Impala is mostly original except for the new repaint and carburetor, radio, and hubcaps that have been replaced. It still even has its original SS wheel covers and an original set of keys. The interior features are all working except for the original clock. Amazingly this Impala SS has 93,300 original miles on its odometer and looking at it would only mean that it received a lot of care and lot from its previous owner. The interior, like the exterior, has no major damages, even the color of the seats are not faded. It also has its original steering wheel that is still very smooth and factory SS tech gauges.

Restovivor 1966 Impala interior

The original drive train looks amazing as well. It features its original matching numbers 396 cid V8 engine that is connected to a 400 turbo transmission and 3:73 12 bolt positraction rear end.

Although this Impala originally had an air condition system, the parts have been removed several years ago. If you want to have a fresh cool breeze again, it’s probably best to replace its compressor with a modern compressor. Although Holley 4-barrel carburetors are currently installed on it, the original one is still included in the sale. The radiator has just been re-cored and the brakes have been checked as well.

This turn-key matching numbers classic 1966 Impala Super Sports is going to be a great daily cruiser for anyone who will be able to win the bidding war. It’s probably best to preserve this classic Restovivor’s beauty and not just use it in another crazy custom build.

Restovivor 1966 Impala engine

References & Photo Credits:

http://barnfinds.com/restovivor-1966-impala-super-sport-big-block/

http://www.ebay.com/itm/152197044969?rmvSB=true

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