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Originality / Correct 1969 Windshield washer repair kit
« on: October 27, 2017, 03:28:56 PM »
Wanting to replace my broken washer pump nipple assembly with a new kit. CI has a kit that is supposed to be correct that is black. CC offers one that says it is correct in white plastic. My broken one is black. On an older thread in the Restoration area shows the CC whole pump with a black nipple assembly. Which one is correct.
Charles

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Restoration / '69 center console oil pressure gage
« on: August 08, 2017, 05:44:28 PM »
Just noticed my oil pressure gage started reading about 15 lbs. with the engine off. This is a fairly new gage. The one that this one replaced did the same thing. Anyone else have similar problem and is there more than one supplier?
Charles 

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General Discussion / Palmetto Entrprises
« on: July 17, 2017, 08:44:58 PM »
Anyone know if this company is still in business? Called the # on their website and got a recording that it is no longer a working #. Found a # from '09 on this website. It did ring and got a generic VM. Left a msg. Doing the research, sounds like a good product, inexpensive and easy to use. Is there another company  that offers the same type of product?
Charles

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Restoration / Source for 302 cylinder heads
« on: April 10, 2017, 05:51:20 PM »
Both of my heads are cracked and can not be repaired. Checked several Camaro sources with no luck. Does anyone have suggestions? Getting desperate.
Charles

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Originality / Exhaust manifold
« on: October 25, 2016, 06:06:58 PM »
What kind of manifold is this? Would it be stock? The reason I ask is, I have the same thing. I was going to order a repo set from one of the online companies, but if is correct then I will hold off. The right side looks like it could be for a standard engine with a heater box.

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General Discussion / Neighbor's Orig '69
« on: September 29, 2016, 12:06:09 PM »
Found out my neighbor has an original '69 base Camaro with a 350 ci 250 hp engine. Bought it in 1970. One repaint Wanted to share this. It could use some TLC.
Charles

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Originality / Intake manifold bolts/Engine lift hook brackets for SB
« on: September 15, 2016, 07:37:57 PM »
Ordered an engine lift hook brackets(1256599) from Classic Industries.(Came with Paragon instruction) They offer 2 different ones. The other is HC70. They both show they are for a SB. The one I ordered looks to be the original type that came on the '69 Z/28.  The right rear bracket bolts to the bellhousing. The other one just bolts to the intake. How much longer does this bolt need to be? Also ordered the intake manifold bolt kit. They don't offer a bolt kit with the 2 longer flange bolts. On a previous thread someone mentioned a certain flanged bolt size(3/8 16x1-1/4) from AMK. I called AMK. The lady I spoke with told me that bolt was for a big block. Don't want to order the wrong/incorrect bolts.  I am confused. Which lift bracket is correct for my application and what are the correct longer flanged bolts and the AMK part #.  Thanks for any help.
Charles

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General Discussion / Hi temp paint for exhaust manifold
« on: June 26, 2016, 07:34:21 PM »
Did a search for this but did not find info. Thinking about painting new exhaust manifolds with a hi temp paint. Is one better than another. Saw Eastwood has a product with mixed reviews or should I just leave them and let them surface rust?
Charles

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General Discussion / Reference books
« on: January 25, 2016, 03:19:24 PM »
Doesn't anyone publish a reference book on 1967-69 Camaros like the Haynes series. They only offer manuals for later model Camaros. I have the GM Overhaul Manual, Service Manual  and AIM and they still don't illustrate like the Haynes series does on other makes and models. I have one of their manuals on my truck and it is excellent. Noticed other posts refer to the AIM, which is good, but they only have drawings, and sometimes I need to see more detail and pictures would do the trick. Any help?
Charles

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Originality / Added value
« on: January 04, 2016, 03:30:53 PM »
Seen a lot of posts re: repop Goodyear WTGT, Firestone tires on Z/28s as far as ride, handling. Wondering if the cost of buying a set of these would add that much more value to the car? Really like the look of originals, but the cost is so steep and ride may not be that good, don't know if it would be worth it.  Any feedback.
Charles

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Restoration / Power Steering kit
« on: January 04, 2016, 03:20:54 PM »
Wanted to add p/s for '69 Z/28. The only kit I found was HBC for about $800. Classic Industries, NPD etc. sells everything individually. Has anybody used the kit from HBC or know of any other supplier that might even be cheaper? Thanks for any info.
Charles

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Restoration / 1969 console oil presure gauge
« on: December 18, 2015, 02:15:26 PM »
Have a 69 Z/28 with console gauges. When the engine is turned off the oil pressure gauge only returns to 20 lbs. Is there a way to make it return to zero without tearing it up?  I have a repo gauge but would rather use the original if possible.
Charles

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