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1771  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Tire Pressure Stickers on: February 18, 2007, 10:44:08 PM
Once again, William is right.  The good news is AD would be the right wheels for your car.  Then take that 68 sticker out and put a 69 on the door.
1772  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Tire Pressure Stickers on: February 18, 2007, 03:24:40 PM
Well, I thought for a minute there you might have that yet to be documented early 69Z with 68 wheels that folks like Jerry are still looking for.
That car, if ever found, would probably be a month earlier.
I do know that August-made Zs had those door stickers.  Looks like somebody put the wrong sticker in you car.
Yes, that's a great story, and it puts you close to documenting it through all its owners!  Fantastic!
Good luck on your research.
1773  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 5th Generation Camaro Convertile finally revealed. on: February 18, 2007, 10:41:27 AM
This one at least looks like a Camaro...
1774  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Tire Pressure Stickers on: February 18, 2007, 08:19:07 AM
3934882 is a 68 Z sticker.
Is your car a doumented Z? Does it have the original wheels?  What are they?
1775  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Vinyl or Not? on: February 17, 2007, 04:52:14 PM
Seeing a lot of new names on the site...
Thought I'd dust this one off and seek more opinions.
Would appreciate your input --both voting and posting.
1776  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Oxidation on electrical connections on: February 16, 2007, 08:31:22 PM
Blackss69,
Actually, the can (3 oz. tube) he gave me was not GM.  It's Wurth.  So, I don't have a GM part number.  That tube is laying on my work bench next to the car sixty miles away (which I will not get back to for a couple of weeks --darn it) or I'd give you the number off of it.  BTW, nowadays it also comes as grease (or gel like Paul described it) in a tube.
Sorry to not be any more help...  I suspect with this much info., you could find it at an electrical supply like hotroad says.
1777  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: stickers on core support and fan shroud 0f 69 z/28 on: February 16, 2007, 11:28:03 AM
Dave
I've found the glue on stickers is just like paint.  It sticks better if the metal is "warm" --the higher above 50F, th better.
1778  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Oxidation on electrical connections on: February 16, 2007, 11:10:58 AM
Appreciate the feed back.  I did get a complete answer thanks to you guys.  I was cleaning the connections with alcohol but knew it needed more.  So...
Found a can at my local dealership.  According to the parts guy, the cleaning agent is alcohol, but this stuff also has chemical agents that prevent future oxidation --which is exactly what I was looking for!
Thanks CRG!
1779  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Oxidation on electrical connections on: February 12, 2007, 03:44:27 PM
My question is about oxidation on electrical connections.  I've heard that there is such a thing as "oxidation solvent", but I've never seen it on the shelf of the auto parts stores.  So what is it and how can I get it?

My reason for my question is simple.  I know my 68 sat for well over a year before I got it.  I've spent the last two winters going through my wiring harnesses, cleaning connections, replacing a bad starter wire, etc.  I can really tell a difference, and I'd like to keep it that way.

I'd appreciate any info or suggestions.  Grin
1780  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: New CRG Research Report - Bellhousing Alignment on: February 12, 2007, 02:42:46 PM
Retire???  Jerry, we don't want you to retire any time soon!  Where else can we find good work and great information?  When do you think your 4th editions will come out?
1781  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Harrison AC Evaporator Box Decal on: February 12, 2007, 02:38:54 PM
Richard,
I appreciate your keeping an eye out for me.  I'm going to be at big shows in April and May and plan to see what I can eyeball there.  Problem is originality...
Yes, I'd like to see such a picture...
I think you are right.  I think you might find them in various places.  I still think it should be mounted vertically, however, on the Camaro (like on that Skylark.) 
I've got the decal, but I'm still waiting on verification of location.
BTW, the decal looks great. But if its like most of the repo stuff (poor quality glue) and I mount it vertically (without a little glue "reenforcement"), it will probably fall off on the first warm day I drive it.  Oh well...
1782  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Questtion: hupcaps vs. wheel covers ('67) on: February 11, 2007, 10:44:50 AM
Cannot speak for the whole country, but I had a great uncle who managed our local Chevrolet dealership and sometimes he would "upgrade" to wheel covers to help sell the car.  In other words the car would come from the factory with the dog dish caps (which, if I were you, that's exactly what I would do now), but somebody would tell the salesman, "I don't like those hub caps!", and the dealership would change them to make the sale.  I'm not saying it was "order of the day", but it did happen... 
1783  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Barrett-Jackson lawsuit on: February 11, 2007, 10:30:32 AM
Well, somewhere between "Buyer beware" and "Presumption of Innocence" is the truth...
Again, bad publicity and over-pricing of misrepresented cars is not good for the hobby, whether at a famous auction or in somebody's backyard.
In the end, makes me glad we have CRG --a good place to discuss and learn!
1784  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Clear Lake, IA on: February 11, 2007, 10:24:33 AM
Jerry,

If you use a third party host site to post your pictures, the photo could be larger (and actually posted on the page).  I'm using photobucket.com.
1785  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: camaro with a slide back sun roof on: February 09, 2007, 04:55:53 PM
The Buick Skylark with a sun roof was called a Sun Coupe.  I know that was true in the early 70s.
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