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46  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Another Restamp Sold For Big Bucks on: March 19, 2014, 01:02:03 PM
I don't have any experience on how to tell restamps on alternators. Must be something really glaring I haven't noticed yet, but I'm still comparing. I need an '837 close to the first week of June 69 so I want to make sure it is real. Any side by side pics anywhere?
47  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Finally! A Camaro that makes mine look good! on: March 18, 2014, 08:38:09 PM
That is just sad.
48  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Trim Vinyl top ? on: March 18, 2014, 05:42:24 PM
Your speaker holes are gigantic.
49  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Is this tag real or fake? on: March 18, 2014, 05:35:34 PM
My first Z in the 70's was manual steering and so is my current Z, but my current Z had a mix of 67 and 68 Camaro parts on it when I bought it in 2000 until I corrected that with 69 parts. a few months later. I was thinking about going back to manual but decided against it due to my age and strength.
50  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 x77 originality on: March 17, 2014, 12:19:13 AM
Can you post a pic of the trim tag? Most will ask you for that. Depending on when it was built, it MAY have an X77 stamped on it if it is a Norwood built car. If Van Nuys built it won't have that code.
51  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Well My Camaro online Compadres, Time for a fight of my Life! on: March 17, 2014, 12:13:14 AM
Still waiting.
52  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Camaro Left Side Ajax Mirror on: March 16, 2014, 10:36:53 PM
GM must have had a good handle on dated mirror supplies and knew how many to order for what...a production week, or month maybe? And if there was an issue at DMI, Ajax's were ordered with the dates for production up to when DMI fixed whatever issue they were having. Is this how it went?
53  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Camaro Left Side Ajax Mirror on: March 16, 2014, 01:55:23 PM
I'm really uneducated on the Ajax mirrors. Is the C for March? Kind of curious why the mirror was used instead of the DMI. Possibly supply of DMI was out?, but why would there be a supply of DATED Ajax mirrors on hand for back up? Interesting topic.
54  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: CRG etiquette concerning parts on E Bay on: March 14, 2014, 05:51:28 PM
Yeah....I figured out that part a long time ago, that's a no brainer...it's the black cable attached to the base that needs replacing/repairing. Is it possible to remove this or does the hole thing have to go into the trash for a new one?

Gary, The part that I sent you needs the end replaced on the cable that plugs into the radio.  If you can find out the proper length for a '69 Camaro antenna cable (from front fender antenna), you could cut off the cable that is on the antenna, and re-install the plug in connector (for the radio end).  I don't think that would be a big deal for someone familiar with making up electrical cables, although antenna cables require a little more skill/knowledge.  Probably any person with electrical technician experience could do it well.

I might be able to get this guy where my wife works to check it out. He does most all the electronics work there, if he can't he'll probably know someone who does. So the R & R of that cable is impossible then from what I'm getting.
55  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: CRG etiquette concerning parts on E Bay on: March 14, 2014, 04:37:30 PM
Yeah....I figured out that part a long time ago, that's a no brainer...it's the black cable attached to the base that needs replacing/repairing. Is it possible to remove this or does the hole thing have to go into the trash for a new one?
56  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: My 69 SS/RS Project started on: March 14, 2014, 04:17:25 PM
Interesting on the top. Was there halo trim if the car had the two tone paint or the trim that is showing on Fahads car now? Maybe a dealer installed vinyl top at one time? Wouldn't the pins under the trim indicate anything?
57  Model Specific Discussions / Trans-Am Camaros / Re: 1969 Trans-Am season review on: March 14, 2014, 03:13:28 PM
Really having a ball reading and looking at all the memorabilia. Never ever had an opportunity to go to anything like this type racing and can't even remember if it was ever televised, it must have been a ball. Question, were all the Camaros true Z28's or just Camaro's in general?
58  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: CRG etiquette concerning parts on E Bay on: March 14, 2014, 02:39:46 PM
.....I got the item today and it looks better than I hoped it would and the patina is perfect. Now, I just have to figure out how to replace the cable on it so it will work. 

The cable detaches very easily at the mast mounting... OR if you are 'good', you might be able to splice on a new end for the radio plug in.  Smiley

Just tugged on it and doesn't seem it will come out very easy, so I'm guessing it is a firm fit. If I can replace the connection end I'll give it a shot IF I can find some info on how. Gonna google to see if I can fine something.
59  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: My 69 SS/RS Project started on: March 14, 2014, 02:31:07 PM
Just curious Fahad, how is the metal holding up on the car? Is there much rust corrosion? From your pic the body looks very decent, but the vinyl top really looks dried out.  

Welcome to the site. There is some really good info to read here and many people that can help if you have questions.

Thank you 69Z28

There some corrosion and it will be fixed.


Your English is fairly good and it is easy to understand what your writing. We can fine tune that for you once you get to posting more.  Can't wait to see more on your car. Looks to be an SS... big block or small block? Your avatar shows an RS but your pic shows a standard rear panel. I really like the color. I am partial to dark blue myself.


Just saw the trim tag and it is a -- tag. Interesting what color your going to go with. Hugger orange??
60  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: when we can no longer wrench... :) on: March 14, 2014, 02:09:53 PM
Yeah, getting up off the floor is a big problem for me once I get down under a car. If my son is around, which is not much, he just pulls me out by my feet. During the day I am totally alone, no one to help do anything, so working on my car has slowed down...a lot.
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