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'64 Impala SS - The Gold Standard

The '64 Impala is what a student of literature might call an archetype. This word is defined as "the original pattern or model of after which all others are based". Essentially, an archetype is something that perfectly exemplifies a certain purpose or style. So, what exactly does the '64 Impala exemplify? Lowriding. The '64 Impala has become so closely linked with lowrider culture, it's almost hard to see the car built any other way.

The '64 Impala is what a student of literature might call an archetype. This word is defined as "the original pattern or model of after which all others are based". Essentially, an archetype is...

'63 Impala SS - Lowrider Heritage



Under the hood of this Impala, you'll find a fully rebuilt and modified 350ci small-block. Ernesto tells us he prefers the bare aluminum and black powdercoated parts over chrome, since he didn't want the car looking too flashy.

Every classic car has a story behind it—it's one of our favorite things about these vintage machines. Some have been bought, sold, abandoned, restored, and customized multiple times throughout their lifetimes. Others are left to rust for decades at a time, only to be later discovered and finally appreciated. Others, still, are meticulously cared for by their original owners from day one.

Under the hood of this Impala, you'll find a fully rebuilt and modified 350ci small-block. Ernesto tells us he prefers the bare aluminum and black powdercoated parts over chrome, since he...

Wheel Weight & Why It Matters

There's no question about it—one of the most important parts of any car project is choosing the right set of wheels. First of all, you've got to pick the right style. Do you want vintage rally wheels, classic mag five-spokes, or something more aggressive and modern? Then, you've got to select the right size, and make sure they'll fit properly on your vehicle. However, there's one more crucial point to consider before making your decision—wheel weight.

There's no question about it—one of the most important parts of any car project is choosing the right set of wheels. First of all, you've got to pick the right style. Do you want vintage rally...