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Originality / Re: Zinc Anode Clips
« on: November 17, 2014, 04:21:25 AM »
I know this thread is old, but here's some pictures of my early '68 zinc anodes.

Originality / Re: Correct subframe bolts
« on: May 13, 2010, 01:40:27 AM »
The four rear subframe bolts on my 1968 LA car assembled the 4th week of December 1967 has the same bolts in your picture.

Originality / Re: galvinized floor plug restoration original dated pieces
« on: November 08, 2009, 05:54:45 PM »
These guys will dip the part for you.

Originality / Re: rear e-brake cable question
« on: January 28, 2008, 01:46:24 AM »
I bought a set from Rick's before the buyout. They are identical to the originals they replaced.  ;D

Restoration / Re: 4-Speed Hole
« on: January 28, 2008, 12:40:37 AM »
factory location of manual transmission shifter for a 1968 Camaro

Restoration / Re: 4-Speed Hole
« on: January 24, 2008, 03:50:10 AM »
Original manual transmission cars had a stamped hole that left a "lip" approximately 1/8" wide that was directed downward for rigidity.

Originality / Re: 68 Z reverse linkage
« on: November 11, 2007, 08:48:49 PM »
I had the same problem with the length of the rod also, too long. I just bent it to fit. It works fine, just doesn't fit like an original one.

Research Topics & Reports / Re: 68 RS center grille
« on: April 15, 2007, 06:52:41 PM »
Here's some information for your database. I'll answer the polling questions from early in the thread.

1. A                                       Build Date: 12B        Partial VIN: 124378L316XXX

2. B

3. A

4. H


Restoration / Re: Help removing drain plug from head...
« on: April 14, 2007, 02:36:22 AM »
You can buy the socket you need at any Caterpillar (CAT) dealer. ;D

Restoration / Re: 3030 duntov camshaft
« on: April 09, 2007, 03:47:34 AM »
Jerry is right about using the EOS. I'm using the crane version. The first one I didn't use EOS & the cam went flat right away. BTW the crane version seems to make lots of power :)


Restoration / Re: 68-69 Rally Sport Headlight Actuators
« on: April 01, 2007, 11:34:56 PM »
Paul, thank you!


Restoration / Re: 68-69 Rally Sport Headlight Actuators
« on: April 01, 2007, 09:17:48 PM »
Jerry, what is CHQ?


Restoration / 68-69 Rally Sport Headlight Actuators
« on: April 01, 2007, 07:57:45 PM »
Does anyone know of a place that can rebuild the original GM vacuum actuators for the headlight doors. I have a pair of repops that the hose nipples are not positioned the same as the orignals. I was able to get the right one to work without any modifications. I had to cut the nipple on the rod end of the cannister back until it was straight for hose routing reasons. I tried to bend it to the correct angle but the cannister body started to deform. Also, does anyone know why the reproduction industry can't take an original part and copy it to the right dimensions? It seams that more often than not the repops are never fit like the originals, only close ???

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