1972 Chevrolet Impala Convertible 24 Forgiato's 71 72 73 74 75 76 Caprice on 2040-cars
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Engine:5.7L 350Cu. In. V8 GAS Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: Black
Trim: Base Convertible 2-Door
Drive Type: U/K
Number of Cylinders: 8
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
This is a 1972 impala convertible with 31,500 original miles... It has been garaged forever and very well taken care of .. I am the third owner , car runs and drives , it has brand new bumpers front and back , nos lights front and back , nos light bezels front and back , nos blinkers , nos grill molding , nos badges all the way around , nos driver side mirror (couldn't find the pass side) , brand new fuel sending unit installed so the gas gauge works , inside is totally stock besides brand new carpet and mats , brand new top and glass rear window , original jack and spare in the trunk , 24 stagged Forgiato Otto 24x9 front , 24x10 rear ... Ac compressor clicks on but blows hot , probably needs a recharge , top worked beautifully until a week ago , think one of the cables is bad , goes up and down perfect manually with absolutely no hang ups ... Now as you can see in the photo there are a couple if bubbles coming threw the paint , don't exactly understand why being the car sits in a dry garage and got painted maybe 3 years ago , these are absolutely the only bad spots on this car ... The car is clean as hell ... You don't see too many Donks like this , no after market parts on this car at all besides brand new weatherstrip for the top and both doors ... Everything else was replaced with NOS parts .... Any questions message me ... Serious offers will be taken ... Buyer is responsible for shipping
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For nine years, Diesel Power magazine has run the Diesel Power Challenge, this year's grindfest being "a week-long torture test that features seven events, nine trucks, 8,000 horsepower, and nearly 15,000 pound-feet of torque." The road to being crowned "the most powerful truck" starts with a dyno run, and then continues through the completion of a CDL-style obstacle course, an eighth-of-a-mile drag race while towing a 10,000-pound trailer, a quarter-mile drag race without a trailer, a fuel economy test in the mountains and finally a sled-pulling test through a 300-foot-long packed-mud pit.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:59:00 EST
What kind of trucks get into such a fight? Last year's winner, for instance - who upgraded his truck this year to prove he didn't "luck into the win" - drives a 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty with a 6.4-liter Power Stroke V8 upgraded with a custom intake, Elite Diesel triple turbos and a two-stage nitrous system. Another competitor has a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 powered by a 5.9-liter Cummins inline-six, upgraded with Garrett turbos, dual-stage nitrous, a seven-inch exhaust stack and twin fans built into the bed to cool the Sun Coast Omega transmission. The numbers on that truck: 1,255 horsepower, and 2,063 pound-feet of torque at the wheels. Naturally, as the image above might suggest, things don't always end well.
You'll find all five videos covering this years challenge below. A scene in the dyno video sums it all up perfectly: a competitor leaves his nitrous on too long and the crew is treated to some ominous poppings, he leans out the window, throws both hands up and shouts, "Amer'ca!"
As much as our digital lives have cut down on our trips to the post office, there are still times that sending "snail mail" is necessary. With us car lovers in mind and philately in their hearts, the good folks at the United States Postal Service will introduce a new stamp design called "Muscle Cars" starting on February 22.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:00:00 EST
Designed by artist Tom Fritz, the new collection of stamps consist of five classic muscle cars: 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS, 1967 Shelby GT-500, 1966 Pontiac GTO and 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda. In addition to just the stamps, the USPS is also commemorating the new series with plenty of collectable memorabilia. Previous car-related stamps include 50s Sporty Cars from 2005 and 50s Fins and Chrome from 2008.
General Motors must be pretty pleased with sales of its two newest pickups, the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado, as it's announced price hikes for both models, as part of a planned price tweak.
Prices will be bumped by as much as $1,500, although weirdly, they'll be offset by as much as $1,500 in cash-back offers through the end of October. Fox Business reports that GM spokesman Jim Cain said of the price hike, "With the sell down of the '13 models nearly complete, this price adjustment was planned and is a normal part of business."
The move, as Fox is quick to point out, is an interesting one, as sales of the twin pickups struggled last month relative to the Ford F-Series, while both of GM's crosstown competitors have been aggressively undercutting Silverado and Sierra prices. The F-150 starts at $24,070 and the Ram 1500 comes in at $23,600, not counting any cash on the hood. A base Silverado, meanwhile, retails at $25,575.