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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: T/A fuel fillers
« on: July 30, 2021, 12:23:30 PM »
So the Guldstrand car appears to have a large one made out of ALUMINUMÖ.I stand corrected as I have seen this style in pics as well.

 Anyone know who makes this?

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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: T/A fuel fillers
« on: July 30, 2021, 05:04:58 AM »
I am BY NO MEANS an expert but it looks like the top tier teams all had some sort of fabricated deal like that by 1969ÖÖbut 1967 & 68 (and probably 66 too ) didnít look to be the case.

Those years it looked like the majority were using one by a company called Enots out of Birmingham, England. I believe the style was called the ďAstonĒÖ..you would find them on motorcycles, Cobras, boats (my background), indy cars of the dayÖ..all types of stuff. They came in different diameters and they were actually chrome plated brass. There are knock off repos in Aluminum but the real deal ones are brass.

I think the Johnny Moore car has one on the side right Jon?

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1969 - Orphans / Re: Free windage tray bolts
« on: July 26, 2021, 08:45:55 AM »
Ok they found a homeÖ.hope this didnít break any rules

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1969 - Orphans / Free windage tray bolts
« on: July 25, 2021, 08:45:05 PM »
Donít know if this is allowed here or not but I didnít know who else might want Ďem.

I am going to ARP hardware on my DZ motor and I have the original main cap bolts with the factory windage tray mount extensions. Donít know how rare they are or anything. If anyone wants them shoot me an address and Iíll send em your way.


FreeÖI didnít have the heart to throw them out.

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1969 - Orphans / Re: DZ block value - 19L526842
« on: July 21, 2021, 06:19:55 PM »
Ok then.

I know everything is getting more expensive all the timeÖbut I thought this was a bit much. Sounds like you guys are on the same page.

Ö..& thatís before we start looking at the validity of the sellers claims. Thanks JaybeeÖ.hopefully the price alone scares everyone away and no one gets taken.

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1969 - Orphans / DZ block value - 19L526842
« on: July 16, 2021, 03:00:07 PM »
https://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/pts/d/white-mountain-lake-chevrolet-1969-dz/7350623864.html

What is the rough value of one of these blocks? This seems a bit much ($10K) for what you get.

Obviously if you need it then it is whatever you are willing to payÖÖ..just curious if anyone knows what price they actually change hands at?

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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Racing Camaros Book
« on: April 02, 2021, 03:52:55 AM »
Got my book in the mail today!!!

Tons of pictures ....(most of which Iíve never seen before) and an outstanding write up so far...

Excellent job Steve!!  This will seriously go down as a ďmust haveĒ publication for most of us.


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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Racing Camaros Book
« on: March 19, 2021, 11:43:03 PM »
Iíll be placing my order in a few minutes......looking foreword to checking it out!

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Originality / Re: 1967 rear deck lid emblem
« on: March 17, 2021, 03:24:34 PM »
wow...very interesting read!! thanks for sharing....that is exactly what Im trying to stay faithful to so for sure the emblem is staying off now.


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Originality / Re: 1967 rear deck lid emblem
« on: March 15, 2021, 01:30:01 AM »
Not from the factory no....from what I understand it became available as an over the counter/ parts department item mid year....

-and that makes sense regarding the cut outs/recesses in the inner deck lid structure as well. Just thought I had read that they were relocated instead of removed but sounds like that may not be the case....

Thanks for the input

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Originality / 1967 rear deck lid emblem
« on: March 14, 2021, 09:07:37 PM »
Hi all
Iím wondering if someone can point me in the right direction regarding the rear deck lid emblem on my 67 z28 ďcloneĒ (I hate calling it that because it sounds shady but thatís what it is)

I am doing a vintage road racer and it is currently in the shop for paint. Well in my mind if someone back then was going to compete they would have started with a z28 right? So I am trying to faithfully copy the original stripe details. The shop is taping the stripe around the emblems as original on 67 cars......Iím fine on the header emblem, but I have added a rear wing so Iím not quite sure about the rear deck lid.

I know wings were a dealer add on in 1967 and Iíve read that the emblem was moved or sometimes discarded entirely when this was done. Does anyone have an idea of where this was moved to if it was kept? Was that just the installers choice at the time? .....Iím not married to the idea of keeping the emblem but if itís going to be used I want it in the right location if possible

Any ideas?

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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Spoiler availability
« on: January 12, 2021, 04:49:44 PM »
These came from the other thread.....so how did the ďtallĒ spoiler come to be? Just a custom piece to do a job or was it something being manufactured at the time?

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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Engine photos
« on: February 26, 2020, 02:41:37 PM »
10-4....that makes sense

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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Engine photos
« on: February 15, 2020, 10:08:20 PM »
Hi all.....can someone explain the thought process behind using the corvette radiator vs the Camaro stuff. Iím assuming thatís the reason a lot of guys were using the Harrison overflow can?

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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Lucas Mechanical Fuel Injection
« on: March 05, 2019, 09:47:33 PM »
Wow thatís pretty cool lookin!!!! Good to know for sure...those things look awesome,Id love to see one in a street car

Well I was planning on using this setup on an endurance boat so just sticking to the basics for the durability aspect....anyway they seem to have been the hot setup for Can-Am cars....Iím close to trying to just see what I can do just playing with it but my gut is telling me itís outta my league lol.....just curious if anyone had messed with or ran one on here.

Iím about to send it to Kinsler but that ainít cheap....pbly the smart move tho.

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