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Make: Chevrolet
Model: Impala
Type: Sedan
Trim: impala
Year: 1960
Mileage: 19997
VIN: 01819J216325
Color: suntan copper
Engine: 348 V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: suntan copper
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Eureka, Montana, United States

1960 Chevrolet Impala impala Additional Info:

1960 Chevrolet Impala Sedan

This is a 348 big block automatic car. I've checked the VIN, suffix code, block casting number, etc. and everything looks to be original. I had a car like this 25 years ago that was my great grandmothers and handed down to me. I drove it for awhile and sold it. I saw this car for sale and bought it with intentions to restore. It is the same year, color, and model as the car I had previously owned. I have had this car for at least three years and just haven't gotten around to it so I've decided to sell it. It needs full restoration but doesn't have much rust. The engine runs nice too. The car will need no major mechanical work. This car has the 970-C two-tone paint code. This is suntan copper, with ermine white roof and accents. Interior is suntan copper also. This car has the optional padded dash and tinted windshield. Below are more details on the car. This car was sold new at Ted Chevrolet in Colville Washington. The original impala keychain is included with the dealer info on it. Thanks for looking.
This car has the 348 big block. Suffix code H. Casting code 3755011. It runs nice and doesn't smoke, tick or knock. It runs cool, with no headgasket problems. No major leaks that I've seen. No oil in the water or water in the oil. The engine starts right up and sounds strong. The carb needs rebuilt I'm sure. The car needs new exhaust. The transmission works. I've never driven the car on the highway but I drove it on my driveway enough to test the tranny and it works and doesn't slip. The tires on the car are in nice condition and have low miles. They are studded, but the studs are easy to pull out. The wheels and hubcaps appear original and the paint matches. The original jack is included. The brakes work, but do need bled and checked out. They work enough to move it around. This car has had a 1-wire alternator installed. Some of the original wiring to the generator is unhooked now. I didn't check anything but I would personally clean up the wiring on it. The original air cleaner is gone. The car is not a driver but it wouldn't take much work to get it there.
The interior needs re-done. The seat springs feel fine. The gauge area is in good shape. The interior is complete. Upholstery kits are readily available for these cars in all the factory colors. The pics pretty much tell the story.

The body looks original. No sign of any previous bodywork/bondo/lead work. The body needs some body work and rust repair. The front floorboard needs replaced. That's pretty common on these cars. The foot area in front of the rear seats needs some rust repair. You can buy just the floor panels, or a whole floor panel. Some people prefer to keep as much original metal as possible and just fix the rust parts. Some people think it's easier to replace the whole floor section. You or your bodyman can decide. The frame is fine. Trunk floor is soft and basically needs replaced. If your just going to drive it or do a light restoration, you could por15 it and use as-is. They aren't real hard to replace though and the pans are readily available. The rockers are in good shape but the doglegs, in the rear corner of each rear door jam, need replaced. This is also common for this model. One door has a little rust in the rear corner skin that you can see in the pics. The frame, hood, trunk lid, rockers, firewall, roof, sills, jams, pillars, header, inner fenders, fenders, etc., are clean. The rear quarters have rust down low behind the wheels. This also is a common rust area for these cars. They are easy to replace and the panels are inexpensive. These cars are popular, so repair panels are readily available. You can see that there are some dents, mostly in the doors, that need straightened out. The roof used to be the Ermine white, but the paint had faded almost completely away. I scrubbed it with a pad just to smooth it out and that took the rest of the paint off. Overall, the body needs work but it's not bad for a '60 impala.

This classic impala is 59 years old and sold as-is.