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1  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 Z28 carb fuel line bracket. on: June 08, 2014, 10:10:05 PM
Good detective work Lloyd, I guess you could tell that from the number of feedback stars of the previous buyer being the same as the new seller?Pity that it appears it's being flipped again so soon, but perhaps the current seller only bought it for the original fuel line, and didn't need the support bracket.....

Correct, the Buyer's (who is now the Seller) eBay feedback score was identical and the abbreviated eBay member name fit.  
2  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 Z28 carb fuel line bracket. on: June 08, 2014, 05:45:38 PM
No surprise, here's another one for sale on ebay:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271515458373

Tim, its actually the same one that recently sold for $625, this time the previous buyer is selling it without the fuel line & distribution block.
3  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 04, 2014, 09:39:24 AM
Wow..  he's either looking for $750, or $250 each for 3 sets?...  pretty expensive..  but I did like his photography.. Smiley
I'm sure people are gonna jump all over that.. Smiley

$250 per set is my take. Its an interesting "mixed set", 14 of the 28 pieces required are included and a combination of mostly restored with some used/survivor fasteners.
4  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 03, 2014, 09:38:20 AM

AMK lists their 'G-4320' kit for the '69 Camaro Z28 front spoiler, and says:  CONI SEMS, HXWA SCREWS, NUTS, WA'S    28 pieces,  $8.00

Has anyone purchased this kit who can tell or show us exactly what was included?

Gary, here is a photo of the AMK G-4320 Kit that I located online. The (4) spoiler to lower valance bolts appear to have an integrated rather than captured washer with no head marking. The nuts appear to be the correct design.  


5  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 02, 2014, 01:49:18 PM
LLoyd - took mine off the 69Z that we are restoring as we speak....and cannot find where I put them.  as soon as I can find them ill post a pic...this is 9D car of 69 we are restoring with orig spiler bolts and nuts

LOL...oh oh...keep looking Eddie!
6  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 02, 2014, 12:09:49 PM
Do-over...

Do these bolts appear to be original and correct? Does the "E" head marking correspond to a known (mid-1969) Chevrolet fastener supplier?




7  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 02, 2014, 09:26:01 AM
Have we been giving lengths as overall?
I sold MRO supplies for Bowman fastener company and we always gave measurements from the seat (bottom face) of the bolt.
I would say that is 1/2" long.


Yes, of course (momentary lapse) thanks James.  

Anyone with a photo of a set of original spoiler bolts/nuts?
8  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 01, 2014, 08:11:27 PM
Looks correct to me

Not too short Eddie? 5/8" vs 3/4" in the AIM?
9  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 01, 2014, 06:59:16 PM
The 1969 AIM specifies the spoiler-to-lower valance bolts as #9417075 #10-24 x 3/4" with a captured washer and #10-24 nut with captured washer #3759924. Do these bolts look like originals?
 






10  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 12 Bolt Vent Tube on: May 27, 2014, 07:31:15 PM
Lloyd,

Bair's Corvettes (http://www.bairs.com) sells them. I got mine at Carlisle from them a few weeks ago.....a bank busting $1.00!

Bob

Bob, I have run across several sources for the vent tube however none that offer an all-white version. The version listed in Bair's Corvette catalogue is multi-color and not correct for our cars.  Did you purchase an all-white one from them?




11  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 12 Bolt Vent Tube on: May 27, 2014, 05:15:03 PM
Not sure if they turned ivory over time but the corvette houses sell the exact vent tube but its white. Danco with the same lettering! Here is an example!


Chick, which Corvette vendor sells these vents (in all white as shown)?
12  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 1969 Z28 Cowl on: May 20, 2014, 06:16:40 PM
From my original paint Black/Black with white stripes Norwood 4C 1969 build date RS/Z:

Under Cowl:


Passenger Side Fiirewall:


w/Cowl Panel Installed:
13  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 Z28 carb fuel line bracket. on: April 29, 2014, 01:09:40 PM
After following up with Paragon and providing them photos of the bracket and manufacturer's stamp (photos previously posted), here is what they reported back (combining 2 emails):

Subject: RE: Fuel Line Support Bracket - Paragon Number: 2053K

"We still manufacture this part and still sell it under part# 2053K for
$22.00 dollars. I currently have 42 in stock. This is what's left of the 500
we produced in 2009.The "PR" stamp is ours and stands for Paragon Reproductions"

It is clear and confirmed the bracket with the <Pr> stamp is their reproduction part.

Link:  https://www.paragoncorvette.com/p-359089-fuel-line-support-bracket.aspx

 
PS: Good work Paul!
14  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 Z28 carb fuel line bracket. on: April 27, 2014, 11:19:45 PM
I'm going to send Paragon a photo of the bracket I have and enquire if its their repro. Thanks for the info.

No response from Paragon as yet.  Anyone have any conclusive info on the Pr stamp?
15  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 Z28 carb fuel line bracket. on: April 24, 2014, 12:35:10 PM
That price is just crazy;   seriously it is.   My car has one; original (I think) it was on there when the car was bought when I was 18.  It was all bent and
needed straightened.   Never has it crossed  my mind that someone would expect a price like that for one!

Jim

Jim, could you post a photo of the manufacturers stamp if you are confident your bracket is an original?
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