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General Discussion / Engine pictures
« on: August 14, 2018, 08:03:18 PM »
JohnZ has redone his engine dress article (and Flint engine article) for the site. The original is http://www.camaros.org/pdf/engine_dress.pdf
I'd like to replace some of the Corvette engine pictures with Camaro engine pictures. Specifically, I'll looking to replace pics 6 & 7 that show the accessories and AIR/smog mounted on the engine. These can be 67-69. I'd rather the accessories picture be of a restored engine and without belts. The smog picture can be a side shot that shows the hose and tube routing (out of car would be clearer, but in-car would be fine).
I figure that these pics are probably already out there, and you guys would know. :)

Thanks!
Kurt

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Research Topics & Reports / Original ignition coils
« on: August 02, 2018, 03:17:45 AM »
Lots of questions on what ignition coil is original. An often changed part and the original configurations are poorly documented in manuals.
One thing to know - the coil and bracket were shipped as an assembly to the assembly plant. What is a bit different is the last three digits of the assembly part # were the numbers embossed into the coil. The various brackets changed the angle /location of the coil for clearance.
Also the BR embossed on the coil went to B-R for 69 (the drawing change was dated 9/12/68)

What I know from the AIMs and broadcast sheets and car data.
67-69 L6: 1115208

67 V8: 1115267 used on many applications including LF7(base 327), L35, and L78.
Appears 270 and another coil (290??) were used on SS350 and L30 cars. It looks like the wiring harness and ignition resistance wire changed and so it may be an early vs late thing.

68 V8: 1115293 - all engines

69 V8: 1115293 - used on all engines except below
           1115298 - Z28
           1115270 - Z28 and L48 with cowl hood  (but not BB with cowl hood)
           1115210 - ZL1 TI units

After pulling this together, the biggest question is the coil for the 67 L30 and L48 cars.
And the differences between the brackets.

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General Discussion / Driveshaft Research Report
« on: April 11, 2018, 04:01:26 PM »
Bryon's research report is finally published! As the editor, I take the blame for being the delaying factor.
He did a great job on pulling together all the resources to make it happen.
http://www.camaros.org/driveshaft.shtml

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I started a new forum area: Promotional Events and Concept Cars
I put Scott's great posts in there. I have also collected pics of concept cars and would eventually like to have separate threads about each one.
http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?board=22.0

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Originality / Pulley diameters - anyone have these pulleys
« on: March 21, 2017, 08:40:03 PM »
Can you help with this pulley list?
Here is a list of first gen pulleys that we don't have the diameter (list is also on-site). The alternator pulleys don't always have numbers stamped on them so it would have to come from an known original part.
Diameter is simply the OD of the part. (Originally, they would have been measured over steel balls because you care where the belt sits, not the OD.)  Sorry about the column alignment, took work to even get it this nice!
SB is small block, BB is big block, DG is deep groove.

Pulley #   Application     Notes        Year
1969433   Alternator     L6, K76     68
3744043   Crank           SB             67, 68
3755820   Crank           SB     67
3770245   Water pump   DG, Z/28   67, 68
3790337   Crank ext for ps   L6     69
3844100   Alternator      DG, BB   67
3850156   Alternator      L6, 3843346 fan used   67
3853104   Crank ext for ps   L6 with A/C   67
3853400   Crank ext for ps   230 cu in   67
3860457   Power steering         67, 68
3863108   Crank           BB, DG, cast iron   67
3869978   Crank           DG, cast iron   67, 68
3871253   Alternator     L6, cast iron, 3843346 fan used   67
3874412   Crank           BB     67
3874416   Crank ext for ps   BB     67
3876846   Water pump         68
3876872   Crank ext for ps   L6     67, 68, 69
3880886   Power steering    L6     68, 69
3890419   Water pump        67, 68
3909815   Alternator      Fan and pulley are one piece   67
3909817   Alternator                67
3916385   Crank ext for ps   DG, Z/28   67, 68
3921923   Crank           DG, BB   68
3927789   Water pump  L6 with A/C   69
3932498   Crank           w/ PS, unverified usage   69
3937788   Crank           BB, unverified usage   69
3941105   Power steering   DG     69
3947824   Water pump  DG, BB   69
3955290   Crank           BB     69
3955291   Crank           DG, BB   69
3956664   Crank                69

Thanks!
Kurt

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Originality / 69 Z Smog Pump Pulley Diameter
« on: March 20, 2017, 08:43:51 PM »
Anyone have an original smog pump pulley from a 69 Z that can measure the diameter of the pulley?  Pulley 3932458.

Thanks!

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General Discussion / Horns
« on: March 07, 2017, 06:29:49 PM »
We added some info on horns to the site.
http://www.camaros.org/underhood.shtml#horns

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Restoration / New tie rod ends and idler arm
« on: February 24, 2017, 06:29:08 AM »
The SS396 (69) needs new tie rod ends and an idler arm.
I see many different options out there. This is a driver - noone will notice if they don't look exactly original, but I'd prefer they at least look close.
Recommendations on what/whose to get?
Thanks!

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1969 - Orphans / 124379N650469 Muncie trans
« on: January 13, 2017, 03:52:35 AM »
Trans exists for this car. They got separated years ago. Car still exist, but unknown location.

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Original Cars and Details / Original 67-68 D90 and D91 stripe details
« on: December 22, 2016, 04:04:37 AM »
Starting a thread about the details of original 67-68 stripes (but not Z28 stripes).
Here's the header stripe of an original paint 06C LOS 1968 car.

And here's the basic info on the stripes. http://www.camaros.org/exterior.shtml#stripes

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General Discussion / Updated exterior page
« on: December 13, 2016, 04:52:55 AM »
We added some info on cowl hoods and trunk lids since they keep coming up as topics...
http://www.camaros.org/exterior.shtml#cowlhood
Kurt

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6-cylinder Camaros / Nice original 69 L22
« on: November 13, 2016, 09:02:08 PM »
http://www.ebay.com/itm/182348031347
Other than incorrect striping, looks really solid and original.

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General Discussion / VIN search issue
« on: October 19, 2016, 05:25:18 AM »
I've recently come across a search problem that's baffling me.
You used to be able to search a VIN via Google and it would find it anywhere, if it existed. That no longer works, which devalues the orphan listings.
123377L100013 is on the orphan docs page. Search it (or any other VIN on that page) via Google and nothing comes up. The only way to find it is via the forum search function. Or via Bing.
Anyone have any insight? Anyone want to reach out to Google and ask why?

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Original Cars and Details / Roy's new 68 SS350
« on: July 14, 2016, 05:24:33 AM »
Roy bought a really original 68 SS350. Hopefully he figures out how to post pics. :)

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Original Cars and Details / Silver 69 Z28
« on: June 09, 2016, 03:37:15 AM »
Here's a nice survivor that Steve has.
This car was purchased new at H.O.B. Motors in North Plainfield, NJ by Don K. The car was dealer inventory and on the lot. The car has few options: console, gauges, and deluxe comfort weave interior. No spoilers, no cowl hood and not even a radio, although on the dealer invoice a Motorola AM radio is noted. The original owner had it until 2009 and put only 32k miles. Never modified and even the smog was never removed.

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