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GM B-Body Forum, 77-79 Caprice/Impala Forum

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    Post  Kevin54 on Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:31 pm

    My names Kevin and I ran across this forum from an ad on another forum. I signed up to see what others have as far as B-Body's. I bought an '80 a few months back, one owner, older lady, Caprice Landau with a 5.7 Diesel. I never thought I would own a Caprice, and really never thought I would own a diesel. I'm not sure what I'm going to do with it yet as I bought it on a whim, but it is super straight and super clean for a 35 year old car, plus it runs like a top.

    I'd post a pic or two but not sure how to do it yet. As soon as I find out I'll post up. She's no tire burner, but she is a great cruiser.
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    Post  GM B-Body Forum on Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:35 pm

    Hey welcome aboard, glad you found us! Dont see too many, actually really none with the olds diesel. Its good to hear that its still running great considering they had alot of problems, anyway its real easy to upload pics, you can click here to find out how:

    Again welcome!!

    1979 Caprice Sport Coupe, 400hp Vortec 350, Th350, GM 8.5 w/disc brakes, 3.90 gears Detroit Truetrac, 2.5" stainless duals w/ x-pipe, Dynomax race bullets.
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    Post  Sweet Seventy9 on Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:16 pm

    A Landau with a diesel? WOW! That's a pretty rare car. 4 doors are the only ones I've seen them in.
    I've always wondered how well they would respond to a turbo or two?

    Welcome to the forum!

    Pics, pics, pics, lol!

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    Post  solo79 on Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:53 pm

    Welcome welcome!! Yes, we must see pics. We live for pics. I would love to see some engine bay pics especially!

    1979 Caprice Classic Carmine Metallic 2-door 350/TH350 -under slow frame off restoration!
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