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General Discussion / Re: Spring Charlotte
« on: March 31, 2017, 01:47:02 AM »
Definitely looking forward to going and hope we have some nice weather. Always seem to find some interesting stuff to bring home even if I don't need it! Always a great time!  :D

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Restoration / Re: Accurate 1969 dash panel replacement?
« on: March 26, 2017, 01:07:05 AM »
Thanks for the input guys. I've looked at a few of the repros now and have only seen what William was talking about. Looked up AMD and didn't realize I live so close, less than 15 miles! Going to have to see what they have. Was really hoping I wouldn't have to go the cut and splice route, but it's looking like my best option as of now. The nova dash sounds like a good idea also. I'll have to look into that as well. Charlotte is also coming up! Maybe find an original cut out one there!  :D

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Restoration / Accurate 1969 dash panel replacement?
« on: March 25, 2017, 12:07:13 AM »
Wondering who makes an accurate dash replacement panel for 1969 with the correct area cut out for the VIN tag. The couple that I have seen are really squared off and don't look good at all to me. My 69 dash is pretty gone and will need replacement but am hesitant to do so until I find a good replacement for it. Thanks for any input!

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Thanks for the input guys! When I said original spindles I meant the ones off of the 69 not my original 67 drum spindles. Thanks for the heads up on the calipers and bumpstops. Trying to get everything together right now so I have everything I'm going to need on hand.

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Just looking for some opinions on which ones anyone has used or their preferences. Getting ready to swap my 67 over to power front disk brakes and going to get all new lines front to rear and on up to the master cylinder. Just looking for some input or thoughts on the subject. Planning to use original spindles and brackets along with single piston calipers from a 69 I acquired a number of years ago. Other than the calipers, would like to make it look factory stock for 1967. Any comments are appreciated! Thanks!

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General Discussion / Re: Found this one for sale on craigslist Atlanta.
« on: January 07, 2017, 10:29:31 PM »
I agree his price is a little high for it's current condition...meant that it would be a nice one once completed.  ;D

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General Discussion / Found this one for sale on craigslist Atlanta.
« on: January 07, 2017, 06:01:21 PM »
Found an interesting one on craigslist for anyone interested. Special paint 4N L35 SS/RS 396. Haven't called, but ad says all original matching numbers in case someone is interested. I was wondering about the claim on the trim tag code L209B. Anyone have any ideas? Car does sound like a nice one though!

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/5930341298.html

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General Discussion / Re: JohnZ, say it ain't so?
« on: December 14, 2016, 02:00:21 AM »
Sad to hear this news. Believe I actually met John and his Camaro years ago at the Superfest when I lived in Michigan. Talked his ear off for awhile about his car and where I could get a CRG hat like the one he was wearing but told me they weren't for sale. Great guy who was very knowledgeable and loved Camaros! My thoughts are with you John, Godspeed friend.

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General Discussion / Re: Just like the factory did it!
« on: September 30, 2016, 11:17:27 PM »
No kidding about the fingers! That machine really moves! Really neat video though to see how it was originally done.

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General Discussion / Re: 69 Z28?? white/black with 720 int??
« on: September 23, 2016, 01:17:35 AM »
Haven't seen one in person but RK motors in Charlotte, NC had one for sale awhile ago with an endura front bumper. Really nice looking car. I saved a bunch of pictures of it for my screen saver.  ;D

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Originality / Re: '69 distribution block color
« on: April 21, 2016, 03:48:08 PM »
Thanks for the tips guys! Got an old master cylinder I'm going to try this on.

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Originality / Re: '69 distribution block color
« on: April 21, 2016, 12:58:21 AM »
Lloyd,

That is a great method. That distribution block looked outstanding! Looked the process up online and it did look fairly simple. One question though; heat seasoning. Why do you heat season? How long and what temperature would you recommend? Toaster oven suitable for small parts? The wife wouldn't be to happy if she asked, "what are you cooking in the oven?", opened it up and it was full of car parts!

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Garage Talk / Re: 6.0 LS 72 blazer
« on: February 05, 2016, 01:32:34 AM »
Nice blazer! What time did you run? Couldn't see it in the video. Would like put an LQ4 in my '68 C-10 but will probably end up with an LM7 since they are more plentiful and cheaper.

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General Discussion / Re: real z28?
« on: November 24, 2015, 11:56:52 PM »
Cars in Barns! Couldn't remember where I found those pictures from  ::). Thanks ZLP955. If some of you haven't checked out that site it's a good one for looking at project cars. Sadly it hasn't been updated since March though. I save a lot of project car pictures to my computer to use as screen savers. Gives me hope that I might find an affordable project someday seeing all the good ones that are still out there even though they are getting fewer and harder to find.

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General Discussion / Re: real z28?
« on: November 24, 2015, 01:09:52 AM »
Beware of this one! It is definitely a fake ad. I saved pictures of this car from the internet back in 2012. Still have them on my computer. It was somebody's barn find.

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