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General Discussion / Re: "DZ" grease pencil mark
« on: October 16, 2017, 06:22:44 AM »
Here is the best I could get in photoshop... I enlarged and then manipulated hue saturation and lightness...

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: JL8/J56 or HD Service rear end setup question
« on: October 13, 2017, 07:02:02 PM »
With the fixed mount calipers yes there is plenty of tolerance for axle end play, if you are worried about thickness of the C clip then set up every thing with rotor and caliper sans pads, insert different thickness C clips and check where the rotor and caliper are in relation to one another... I think you are going to have .375+ inboard and outboard of the rotor.

Restoration / Re: Under hood color
« on: October 13, 2017, 06:55:21 PM »
Your fenders are typical of coverage Dave... easily replicated just set them up with a 2 inch gap and shoot the panels...

Restoration / Re: 1969 Z28 spare wheel
« on: October 13, 2017, 06:52:14 PM »
There is a spec for Grey primed wheels... typically they would be service wheels however there is little doubt Kelsey Hayes would substitute them for bare wheels if necessary. My 69 Z 10D had 3 of the original wheels which were all 9 20 AD's with grey backs.

Originality / Re: dating Side post battery cables
« on: October 13, 2017, 06:44:18 PM »
Cavity numbers - typically used when there is a problem so it can be isolated to a certain cavity in the mold...

General Discussion / Re: "DZ" grease pencil mark
« on: October 13, 2017, 06:23:22 PM »
The 10D norwood I restored a few years back... 302 on the side of the block upon tear down.

General Discussion / Re: Monza Red
« on: October 13, 2017, 06:19:50 PM »
I like Monza Red, it is brighter than Garnet... it was a Corvette Color for 69 as well as being the color used for RED striping.

General Discussion / Re: Heater Box Ducting
« on: September 01, 2017, 05:30:09 PM »
What do you mean? There are a few different parts and exponentially number of different combos of those parts however the ducting... If you mean A/C vs standard, yes there are numerous parts which with out doubt were superceded or changed with new parts during production - becoming an absolute authority on Air conditioning parts changes during production would be a HUGE research project.

There have been a few A/C cars meticulously restored on this forum... do searches and start reading... there are volumes of info at your finger tips.

General Discussion / Re: Here we go again! 68 Z/28 buyer beware
« on: August 30, 2017, 10:13:35 AM »
hmm in the orphans section there is a Z28 engine VIN 482289... it would be worth the effort to find out if the 8 is really an 8.

Great photos and great job illustrating what is required to do this job correctly.

General Discussion / Re: 69 Pace car Mecum Harrisburg 2017
« on: August 30, 2017, 09:38:09 AM »
Like Charlie stated without Paperwork what is it? 
A story and an incorrect restoration...

Documented L78 verts with born with drive trains are six figure cars even needing a resto. 

General Discussion / Re: 1968 Z28 - Need some advice
« on: August 30, 2017, 09:31:18 AM »
Run the vin through every search service you can find...
A friend of mine contacted a 68 Z owner with his original engine and the guy said he has a DZ in it and didn't care to acquire the born with engine, (5-7 years ago) so you never know.

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: posche literature....
« on: August 17, 2017, 07:04:32 PM »
I'd kill to have the same info on Camaros or Corvettes...

Decoding/Numbers / Re: Muncie assy date versus vin
« on: August 17, 2017, 03:19:06 PM »
I've seen that 4 used in quite a few April BV & BE rear ends...

General Discussion / Re: Yenko Camaro
« on: August 17, 2017, 03:12:29 PM »
Whats the over under on the cowl hood sheet metal date being <49?

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