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JohnMilner

M –43
Gum Spring, Virginia
United States

 
 

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Update

By JohnMilner

Sorry its been a while I'll update this in the next few days.

LT1 Caprice...

By JohnMilner

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Well not alot going on with the cold weather, did score a good deal on a 75k btu propaine Garage heater ,so now i gotta add a ceiling to the garage. did pick up a good 4l60e core for the caprice, so I can rebuild that and get on with the swap.

Well its sold ..

By JohnMilner

Sold the monte and picked up a 89 caprice 9C1 police car .. really wasn't to fond of the monte anyway. least i know it went to a good home.

Picked up some wheels

By JohnMilner

Well ,I found a set of GTA wheels for 100 bucks ,tires are crap ,might be ok for some "traction testing " once I get it ruinning ,thinking of painting the centers silver I Do resorations at a Powder coating shop so I get free powder coating services.

Almost there...

By JohnMilner

Well been a little while ,but i'm making some progress, got it all wired up and just waiting on a F.I sending unit so i can hook up the fuel system and try it out .

Update

By JohnMilner

well its been a while but I have the old engine out and the new LT1 and 4L60 installed and just doing the little detail things while I'm putting her back togeather.

New car ..lol

By JohnMilner

Well ,sold the fairlane and bought a 86 monte ss shown above and purchased a 1996 camaro Z28 that had been in a fenderbender so i am in the prosess of doing a LT1 swap to replace the tired 305 and worn out 2004r tranny.pics to come.

New one....

By JohnMilner

Well i sold both my caprices and bought a 1968 Fairlane fastback ,i work at a mustang restoration shop so i figured i'd get something differant.

Part 2

By JohnMilner

Well I was headed home after work just before thanksgiving one night and was almost to the house when I hit a deer.,long story short insurance totalled the car ,and i kept the car and took the cash ,found a caprice for sale and bought it and just ordered a stage II CPT 4L60E for it and it arived tonight , so hope to have that in this weekend ,Merry Christmas all. Have a great new year.

First one ....

By JohnMilner

Well here goes , little about the car and me . This is like the 900th car i have owned ..lol ,Naa but it is the 3rd 94 9c1 i have owned and 5th caprice over all i have owned. It was a Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries unit ,prolly a supervisors car .Who ever owned it between them and me was a total pig ,Drivers door panels was completely destroyed,so i had to fix that . I found a set of nice grey door panels in the junkyard and slapped em on but there but ther ewas one problem ...They where grey and my interior was blue...so had to dye it all grey..thast it for now ,be back after i eat.
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