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31  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: September 20, 2013, 10:39:28 PM
Original style Edelmann fitting
and tube insert
32  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: September 20, 2013, 10:32:41 PM
See pictures

This is the larger nut with the GM type female hose fitting
33  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: September 11, 2013, 07:06:33 AM

The plastic line will work with a nut replacement, but it needs the internal line sleeve per the manufacturer.
The nut/cone pinches down on the line.
34  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: September 06, 2013, 11:19:17 PM
Kevin/Lloyd;
 Can't reuse the 1/8" double compression threaded sleeve nut 5/16-24, once the cone end is compressed its toast. However the block fitting is unique and not available, it is reusable.
New ones are available here online; http://www.fastfittings.com/search?searchwords=22008&searchsmall_5487389=Search
Sleeve number 22008 and fitting 16001 for $2 a piece.
35  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: August 30, 2013, 07:50:02 PM
Ok
Here's what I found:
The male style fitting is called a 1/8" double compression fitting. Weatherhead, Edelmann, and Everco all offer replacements for these special fittings.
According to the manufacturer when using plastic tubing use internal tube support, that is so the compression sleeve squeezes tight against line and then internal tube support for a leak free seal. I'll post additional pictures when I get all the parts together. $1.15 a piece on line for the 1/8" double compression fitting.

Todd
36  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: August 30, 2013, 03:59:12 PM
Here's one on ebay;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-70-Camaro-Z-28-302-Corvette-LT1-Oil-Line-Fitting-/331005218965?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4d1172d095&vxp=mtr
37  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: August 29, 2013, 09:39:27 PM
See pics
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b309/ToddZ/P1000639.jpg

No insert on left original line
Paragon line kit on right
38  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Oil Pressure Gauge Block Sender Fitting on: August 29, 2013, 07:11:07 PM
 Interesting I have the same one I'd like to re-install. So should the male hose fitting have the internal hose sleeve insert in it like the female does that one would get from Paragon?
Yours looks like the hose is gone unless its just clipped flush, does it have a sleeve insert for the hose what configuration did you use?
What is the proper configuration for the male type hose end?
 
39  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Heads up on bellhousing alignment on: June 23, 2013, 08:28:28 AM
Have you checked your rear axle pinion angle? It needs to be the same angle as the engine and tranny.
 
40  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Vacuum Advance - Converting to Full Manifold Vacuum on: June 16, 2013, 08:13:10 AM
Those numbers look good, just keep an ear open at highway cruise. My 302 would exhibit a slight ping accelerating at cruise (highway speeds 70 mph). So I put a mechanical limiter on the vac can to keep it a max 10 degrees. Hopefully you won't have that issue.
41  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Vacuum Advance - Converting to Full Manifold Vacuum on: June 15, 2013, 09:22:54 AM
Jeff good job on that eccentric bushing, there is a ring groove on there that you could snap ring it on. Now when that vacuum can is hooked to full manifold vacuum keep ensure you don't have too much total advance at cruise (pinging) if you do you'll need to limit your vac can with a mechanical stop. I have a sun distributor tester so it makes the whole set-up a lot easier.
42  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Hidden Radio on: May 01, 2013, 09:19:52 PM
I stuck an alpine in the glovebox, cut the back out and mounted a bracket inside for front support then added a pass-through infrared remote transmitter. Attached an ipod hookup and the stereo remote are all that's on the center console, two 6X9 JBL's in the back and a center pioneer front replacement speaker nice and neat and the system sounds great.
Original 69AM still in the dash no worky but who cares.
43  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: where can I send my water pump to get rebuilt on: December 02, 2012, 11:02:25 AM
I can tell you I used Arthur Gould Rebuilders here; http://arthurgouldrebuilders.com/general/water-pump-restoration/
They did a great job on my unit.

Todd
44  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 69 brake calipers on: September 08, 2012, 05:35:11 PM
Oops, maybe you could get them for $75.00. Donny did they resleeve your single pistons?
I haven't seen anyone specifically say they sleeve single piston units.

Todd
45  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 69 brake calipers on: September 08, 2012, 09:35:01 AM
Bill;
 Did you see the pair of calipers 5463633 dated on ebay, the buy it now of $75 a pair and he has multiple dates.
Mine are too severely pitted for a rebuild they need a sleeve. So these would be a great set if you can figure dates you have/need. 
Link here; http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-69-CAMARO-pair-of-2-REBUILT-calipers-5463633-633-dated-Z-28-SS396-COPO-427-/140844929187?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item20cb0310a3

Todd
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