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General Discussion / Re: Big block fan shroud
« on: May 25, 2018, 03:52:11 AM »
I have worked for gm parts for 32 years. Never seen 67-69 Camaro shroud with out part number cast in the shroud. That is the way  i would check in the shroud. But i have seen one were the hole was not drilled. We sent it back to gm as defective. So i would say anything is possible as far as the hole. Also checked 2 nos shrouds have 3 beads one used does not have not have bead's all stamped with part #3947619. Hope this helps.

I like it. I will putting mine on when i get finished with my car.

Originality / Re: 68 RS Taillamp Harness
« on: April 20, 2018, 03:21:23 AM »
Just checked my harness one solid harness! Hope this helps

Originality / Re: 68 Camaro TH400 with console shifter cable
« on: April 16, 2018, 01:35:08 AM »
I would use the gm 3956765 work for a gm for 32 years never had a problem with this cable just change grommet. Have a guy that restores Camaro's and he only uses gm cable tried aftermarket and was not happy with them!

Originality / Re: 68 Camaro TH400 with console shifter cable
« on: April 16, 2018, 12:47:37 AM »
68 cable # in assembly book show's 3932732 in 69 parts book shows 3931469. 69 show shows 3956765 in both books. Later parts shows 68#  changed to 69 Camaro # 3956765. Grommet # is 3922580 it also different # than cowl hood grommet. Hope this helps.

General Discussion / Re: 1968 Camaro jack
« on: April 07, 2018, 05:59:16 PM »
My 68 looks like the picture. Have a couple other that also that also have coil spring. But have one that took out of LA  car years ago that has metal spring.

Restoration / Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« on: February 10, 2018, 10:05:05 PM »
Glad to see you know what the car is now. Don't see many Red on Red Camaro's. Kool find since it is also Z-28. Also plum l78 you are right about at the motor mount clip. I was talking further  back were the fuel  line comes up the frame. Look in your 68 assembly manual for big block fuel line  show good picture of it.

General Discussion / Re: Radio Capacitor on coil bracket
« on: January 28, 2018, 07:22:14 PM »
Just checked 68 & 69 assembly manuals 68 shows capacitor 69 does not show one. Both 68's in our garage have capacitor on coil bracket one am car one am/fm car. Hopefully some 69 owners will chime in to help you out.

My 68 396/325 HP 4speed came from factory with 307 gear. Changed ring and pinion to 3.55 ratio but kept 3.07 gear in case i wanted to go back.

Restoration / Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« on: January 16, 2018, 04:46:37 AM »
Where the  front fuel comes up the  sub frame if it held down by a bolt and clamp it is small block. If it has a double sided clamp that is riveted into the frame it is a big block! The big block fuel line will just snap into the clamp. Hope this helps.

Restoration / Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« on: January 16, 2018, 03:13:31 AM »
Check in the glove box for tire decal. Also check on the lower half trunk gutter where the weather strip is see if it  red  or black below the weather strip.

General Discussion / Re: 3923239 SB Dipstick
« on: January 09, 2018, 01:08:07 AM »
We are on the same page! It's just some time's when i here expert's i want to correct them if i see something wrong. That's what great about this sight to get reviews from other's to help everybody else so can have correct car's at shows. I try to keep a open mind because I sure do not it all. I am all way's learning something new which is fun to me. Keep up the good work. Hope you have a Happy New year too.

General Discussion / Re: 3923239 SB Dipstick
« on: January 08, 2018, 04:03:42 AM »
The car i am talking about is 327 car one owner. The only thing that was changed on the motor was the water pump for which i have found a correct dated water pump. She has kept invoice's of anything that was fixed on this car. The motor has never been out of this car period since it left the Norwood Plant. So tell the experts they are wrong cause i know this is the original flat handle that left with this car brand new and she states it was never changed period.

General Discussion / Re: 3923239 SB Dipstick
« on: January 07, 2018, 10:05:31 PM »
Steve got you covered have the flat handle. Since you car is late car will be flat not round. There is topic on this originality group. But replacement's does  have SE oil on it. The blue car's originals does not say in on it and now your car a week after it.

General Discussion / Re: 3923239 SB Dipstick
« on: January 06, 2018, 05:42:57 AM »
Steve that is the early one the later like yours should have a flat handle. I found you one years ago it should be in your pile somewhere!  Am i going to have to come out there and find your 68 parts for you like i had to find Darrell's smog stuff. Better yet you need to bring that car to me so i can have 3 of the late colors 68's.

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