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Pro street AMT 1958 Impala?


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#1 kobuzz

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 02:17 PM

Has anyone built the AMT 58 Impala as a pro street? Thinking about it but wondering about a chassis swap. Wondering if any pro street kits might get me close as my fab skills are still kinda basic at this point. Thanks for any help or suggestions.



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Posted 01 April 2013 - 04:14 PM

Back half it ! Check out Doc Cranky's YouTube video on tubbing .

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 04:22 PM

What about the 67 Chevelle pro street ?



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Posted 01 April 2013 - 04:36 PM

Find the prostreet coronet. It has the best prostreet hardware and tires. I have done several prostreets with it. I just cut the back half and adapt to the kits frame and floorpan. Never used the chevelle one.

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 11:36 PM

Since you're building a Chevy, I would definitely go with the Revell '67 Chevelle pro street. You'll get a lot more usable parts with it than you would with the '70 Coronet Super Bee. Or.. if you want a full tube chassis, get one of the Revell '57 Chevy Pro Sportsman kits.



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Posted 03 April 2013 - 06:27 PM

I'm building '58 Chevy Sedan Delivery Pro Street, and for that body, AMT '66 Nova ProStreet chassis fits. It needs to be a bit wider than original, and you will need to stretch the front frame and rear floor, but those are really easy to do modifications. I guess the chassis fits to AMT '58 Impala, too.

 

Oh well I got AMT '58 Impala and that chassis, as well as Pro Sportsman chassis... I can do a test fit for you.