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 Seems the 1969 Ford copied the 1967 Chevrolet.....

I have a copy of the "BILL THOMAS 396 performance handbook"

 A/C condenser ?

General Discussion / Re: Loud Banging Noise
« on: September 30, 2018, 02:24:56 PM »
Also check the simple things if you have not already, loose battery, loose spare, ect..
  Good luck,

Restoration / Total rewiring, bare shell 67 convertible.
« on: September 24, 2018, 06:03:53 PM »
 Hi guys,
 I will be installing All electrical pieces soon, I am looking for any heads up regarding situations I may encounter. It seems to be heads up installation and not anticipating too much trouble
 but will be happy to listen to any tips.
  The car is a early 1967 RS/SS-350 convertible  (I know, a bunch have popped up here lately) with power top, A/C, and electric windows. The dog house is not yet mounted as I plan to wire that
   while I  have unfettered access, nor is the dash pad installed. All the wiring accessories are from M&H.

    Thank you,

General Discussion / Re: 1967 pace car
« on: June 20, 2018, 11:11:19 PM »
Good advice Pete,
  Upon further review I see I am interchanging the Two stamps.

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Sonoma Historics May 31 - June 3 2018
« on: June 20, 2018, 07:38:46 PM »
 Seems more like stupid people TALKED about it but did not support it, Why blame the state, Most of the other states hosts NOTHING.
  Never ending weak little jabs at the GREATEST state in the Union, Sad.


General Discussion / Re: 1967 pace car
« on: June 20, 2018, 07:27:39 PM »
Hi Guys,
 James,  Your story (reply 15) is the story I always heard also, Kurt clearly stated that the big blocks were stamped without the heads installed so, NOT complete and NOT in racks. are you stating that the motors were stamped twice or, the heads were installed on the assembly line? The dash pad VIN was created when the order was placed, the motor had to match the car VIN and all the ordered options
for that car. As I understand the orders were received at headquarters (Detroit?), The motor was built in Tonawanda, the car was assembled in either LA or Norwood, Three different, pre-numbered pieces from three different places had to meet at the same place at about the same time. I was wondering about the methods used. That's why I asked Kurt to expand on that point. If indeed the blocks were stamped at the factory (Tonawanda) they could not have been randomly pulled from a rack. Was Kurt referring only to pace cars? Maybe we will find out.


General Discussion / Re: 1967 pace car
« on: June 19, 2018, 01:08:59 AM »
Hi BC,
Yes, that is clear
 I am not referring to any stamp, just the transferring and assigning processes of the BB motors.

General Discussion / Re: 1967 pace car
« on: June 18, 2018, 04:03:44 PM »
 could you please expand on this point?
 What method was used to keep the Tonawanda stamped blocks properly applied to the correct  LA built car?
Would this indicate that big blocks motors were not pulled from bulk racks ?
Thus all BB cars body's and motor numbers should be in numeric order, Correct?


Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Sonoma Historics May 31 - June 3 2018
« on: June 03, 2018, 09:02:18 PM »
Congratulations to the #64 Trans-Am Camaro for finishing first in the final!
Way to go Chad.

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: HTA at Toyota Long Beach race
« on: April 13, 2018, 09:15:10 PM »
I have some pictures from the early practice is anyone cars to host.

General Discussion / Re: 60's registration sticker
« on: March 29, 2018, 02:13:01 AM »
Hi Guys,
 I was born and raised in California, Please give me a state I can not pick apart and demean (Nothing special, anybody can do the same). I agree taxes are too much, Mostly due to California
supporting 45 historically Bankrupt other states! all while they give us the middle finger. California is the cleanest it's been in my life, and getting better. We all know luxury is not cheap, so why complain?
 Moving away hurts Nobody here! There are plenty of others willing to take their place that actually want to be here. And if they take a toxic spewing company with them all the better.

   My Two Cents

1967 - Orphans / Re: 7L102619 350 motor
« on: January 07, 2018, 01:56:47 AM »
 Thank you. I was not sure if the odd stamping was correct for that production time period,
 and also wanted to make sure the casting dates lined up with the VIN. Aug 1966 correct?
  I may end up with this motor if the original car does not pop up. the motor was fully rebuilt and then
  never picked up from the rebuilder, liquidated when the shop closed down.


1967 - Orphans / Re: 7L102619 350 motor
« on: January 07, 2018, 12:58:20 AM »
I sent the photos to Restroman1.
 Byron, I also sent one to you . .  I think.

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