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General Discussion / Re: My horn doesn't work.
« on: March 24, 2019, 01:45:10 AM »
Make sure the horn works by applying a 12 volt source to one terminal on the horn and grounding the other terminal on the horn. You will have to pull the plastic connector off the horn first.
If the horn starts to work then you have to determine what is failing. Look at the fuse, horn relay and finally the wiring.

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General Discussion / Re: A little help valuing one of my 69s
« on: July 29, 2018, 01:42:22 AM »
I noticed that the end of the rear deck lid is striped and has a short spoiler. My 69Z also has a short spoiler with the end of the rear deck lid is also striped. If the paint on this
69z is also original, then at least two early built LOS 69Z's had the rear stripes painted down the end of the rear deck lid from the factory.

Any comments ?

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General Discussion / Re: My 69 Z/28 "building find"!
« on: March 18, 2017, 05:27:25 PM »
My early LOS built 69Z (Oct 1968) also has the stripes that go down the back of the trunk lid, I also have the short rear spoiler, and trunk lid torsion bars that are
different diameter. Paint is original as far as I can tell, no evidence of rear end accident, and I have the short rear stripes in the rear.

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Originality / Re: Original Born with Battery Trays LOS NOR
« on: January 24, 2017, 05:55:27 AM »
Here is a picture of my battery tray. I believe it to be original. 1969 z28  Los built October 1968.

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BillOhio,

Are you saying you cannot disassemble the piston from the connecting rod. If this is a full floating piston pin,
all you have to do is remove one retainer. The pin should push out of that side of the piston boss. Sliding right through the connecting rod.

69er

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BillOhio,

Thanks for you input. Your picture shows the retainer for the piston pin. What really is needed is a nice close up photograph of the small end of the connecting rod, and the whole rod as well. Both
pieces are needed in order to have a full floating piston pin. You have posted a picture that
represents the piston side of the pin being retained. A picture is now needed that shows the connecting rod end. Hopefully showing the machining, and at this point should show wear pattern.

If you can please post the picture of the connecting rod.

69er

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Originality / Re: 1969 z/28 steering wheel
« on: September 28, 2016, 03:12:22 AM »
Thanks for the information William.

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Originality / Re: 1969 z/28 steering wheel
« on: September 28, 2016, 02:07:32 AM »
So, my vehicle should have black standard wheel with a pebble-grained shroud. Does having the style trim group "05Z21AC" change anything. I have wood grain appliques around the radio.

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Originality / 1969 z/28 steering wheel
« on: September 28, 2016, 01:06:54 AM »
Was looking at my Body Broadcast sheet for early (Oct 1968) built z28 camaro. Box 59, "Strg Wheel", on Body Broadcast sheet  has "EA" in Box. Trying to determine what type of steering wheel vehicle came with. I could not find a reference to "EA" code.

Any suggestions of where to look?

asm69

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Restoration / Re: Interior restoration
« on: August 31, 2016, 06:36:04 PM »
More proof that your vehicle is authentic.

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Restoration / Re: Interior restoration
« on: August 15, 2016, 03:49:11 PM »
Hans L - Like your comments. It appears that original 1969 camaro's with a factory console received a front carpet that was left front and right front. In this discussion z28's were discussed. Is it  fair to say that if an original 1969 z28 came with a factory floor console then the front carpet should be in two pieces. Another interesting fact that may assist in vehicle verification.


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General Discussion / Re: 302 Replacement Pistons
« on: July 31, 2016, 05:58:31 PM »
So, is it agreed that full floating piston pins do not generate a sound that makes the 302 sound different than a 302 with pressed piston pins.

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General Discussion / Re: 302 Replacement Pistons
« on: July 28, 2016, 08:53:38 PM »
Byron302, I didn't  realize that the full floating pins would make a difference in the sound. I do realize that solid lifters do make a cool sound.

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General Discussion / Re: 302 Replacement Pistons
« on: July 27, 2016, 12:45:56 AM »
X33RS, why didn't you use pressed pins instead of full floating pins? I believe Jerry McNeish uses pressed pins for the safety issue.

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Research Topics & Reports / Re: Gas tank date codes
« on: July 25, 2016, 06:19:02 PM »
Thank you. I looked at the spread sheet. Good to know gas tank is original to vehicle.

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