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General Discussion / Re: Car[s} Back in Garage!
« on: April 02, 2018, 03:47:59 PM »
Congrats!! Danny, that's a very nice car. Love lemans blue, and glad everything worked out....

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I can tell you it was an L35, auto with endura bumper, It sold out of Peleshok Motors and first owner purchased it in May 1970.

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I actually had a chance to buy the Mosport 69 Camaro Pace Car in the mid 90's. I even received a copy of a letter from the track & dealer confirming the cars authenticity as the pace car. The gentlemen who was selling it was from Canada but retired in FLa. He ended up giving/selling it to his son. It wasn't an L78 and think it was an L35. I'll look for any docs I have with information.

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General Discussion / Re: Dealer number
« on: January 08, 2018, 08:10:35 PM »
I've had a couple of issues: my Pace Car had some obscure dealer (Max Meyers Motors)in IN listed. The original owners son recalled it being sold at McManus Chev, in Chicago. I later found a window sticker for a car built same time frame, same zone and dealer code and McManus was listed. Yes the microfiche was read incorrectly.

I've also had a report with zone and dealer code "but no further info available". I did a lot of research and found the dealer info and provided it to them and they update.

I found the service they provide excellent and very accommodating.

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Decoding/Numbers / Re: 68 SS350 numbers help
« on: January 03, 2018, 05:19:06 PM »
Looks OK to me as well.

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Decoding/Numbers / Re: 69 Z28 help before purchase
« on: December 13, 2017, 04:55:01 PM »
FYI, I have a couple of 2B built Nor Z's with that engine build date code in my database.

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General Discussion / Re: 1969 Camaro STOLEN in Texas! Yenko?
« on: December 09, 2017, 07:25:53 PM »
Anything being stolen, sucks, but it certainly isn't a Yenko...

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General Discussion / Re: December feature cars
« on: December 06, 2017, 02:54:32 AM »
Gary, and it's not orange ;D

I may have taken that picture LOL... well it was 13 years ago!

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General Discussion / Re: December feature cars
« on: December 06, 2017, 02:53:09 AM »
Gary, and it's not orange ;D

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General Discussion / Re: December feature cars
« on: December 06, 2017, 02:49:40 AM »
On the feature page pics, the 1969 RS/Z looks like my car black car. I'm not positive but, I'd bet that was taken at Carlisle in 2004ish. If someone can confirm that's my car I will post more pics.

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General Discussion / MCACN Nov 18 & 19
« on: November 06, 2017, 03:29:43 PM »
This years show will includes the 50th anniversary of the F-Body. The 50th Anniversary F-Body Invitational featuring 24 of the absolute rarest and finest 67-69 Camaro's (12) and 67-69 Firebirds (12). And that's not all!. CRG member and Trans Am historian Jon Mello has assembled a stunning group of 1967 Z-28's for our  Invitational display including his #1 Z28.

There is a host of other features such as: E-Body Shaker cars, Class of '67 and Class of '72, Mustang and Shelby Pinnacle, Studebaker Legends featuring the Supercharged Hawks, Fabulous Formula's (70-74) an Avanti timeline and the unveiling of 31 never seen concours restored cars.

Vintage Certification, will have 14 Time Capsule candidates which include Chevrolet, 4 first gen L78, Z28,SS and 5,900 LS6 Chevelle, as well as other brands.

This is a must attend event.  If you happen to be attending stop by Vintage Certification and say hello....

Over 500 cars attending, so there is something for everyone!

Show website  www.mcacn.com

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Restoration / Re: 1969 Z28 spare wheel
« on: October 18, 2017, 04:08:20 PM »
Now I see the bb, thanks. Does this rim look like it ever had a tire mounted on it or secured in a trunk?

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Restoration / Re: 1969 Z28 spare wheel
« on: October 18, 2017, 01:17:54 PM »
FWIW,

Here's a Day 1 takeoff spare that was reportedly removed from the trunk of a 69 Z/28 that got a mag wheel change when brand new. The originals went home with the owner and were secured away in the basement until I got this wheel earlier this year. It's a factory spare dated K-1-9-4-18 and in mint untouched original condition. Obviously it was grey and not painted like the other wheels off the car?









A couple of observations looking at the grey painted spare pictured. I can't see how a tire was ever mounted on it (no bead mark)and there are no jack base plate marks, chip paint or abrasions when it was secured in the trunk. Also no balance/ run-out bead/marking on the rim. Certainly we've learned anything is possible....

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Restoration / Re: 1969 Z28 spare wheel
« on: October 17, 2017, 12:39:35 PM »
Yes that is a service replacement/over the counter wheel.

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General Discussion / Re: CRG Forum is back up!
« on: October 12, 2017, 03:57:27 AM »
Ok so Gary has been busy!

I sold 3 project cars and some parts (but bought a few more parts because of great prices). Overall, downsizing.  Kinda looking for a big block or Z project car, but thats off the record! Itís not a want ad!

How about the rest of you?

I bought a Mopar because this site was down!!! My first non GM car 😁. AAR Cuda...

Steve, being in CRG withdrawal is a bad thing, but at least you bought a nice alternative.. :)    I really like the AARs and TA cars...  in fact, I almost bought a new one in 1970, and helped a friend of mine find and restore one of each... Orange/black TA and an orange AAR (with auto and bench seat).. :)

Here are photos ... coming out of my homemade paintbooth, and finished in the 2nd photo...

Steve:  What color/options for the AAR you purchased?  :)


Gary the car is red-red 4spd. Being  Trans Am  cousin to the Z i've always liked them. They are very unique car with a lot of cool features.

if I recall correctly....   'Tor-Red'....   :)   ?

Yep

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