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1051  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Part of suffix code/assembly date cut off under cylinder head....Possible? on: July 17, 2008, 01:26:01 AM
Big blocks were stamped with the Assembly date and suffix code before the heads were installed... small blacks after...
1052  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Striping on the Cowl Vent on: July 16, 2008, 09:22:05 AM
The firewall had white paint pretty heavily misted down it as well... not quite as bad as the one in your book...

What's neat about this is that where the voids are on the lip where the seal pushes on... there are globs of paint which appear to have been deposited by what ever fixture was holding the panel... in the little globs you can see a bunch of differnet colors layered up... Ralley Green, red, silver... etc. 
1053  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Striping on the Cowl Vent on: July 16, 2008, 02:24:57 AM
Here are some photos of a 69 cowl vent with original paint on it... has anyone else seen the stripe oversprayed so out of the norm?



Here are a few more... you can see the lack of coverage in the 2 places where it must have hung in the car...





1054  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Data base for Camaro Race Car? on: July 15, 2008, 11:22:42 PM
Is it a T/A or a SCCA sedan class car? Brass tag on the cage?
1055  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Clarifications on the Assembly process... on: July 15, 2008, 05:19:23 PM
This is for a 69 Camaro...

1.When was the suede textured dash sprayed after the semi-gloss on the lower dash?
2.Was the suede texture used on the rear corners and edge around package tray?


3.The Assembly process says that the Vins were assigned and installed at the Chevrolet side of operations... so this means that the Vin plate would not be suede textured / or on a non-black colored interior car the vin tag would be black... is this correct?

4.The Stripes on the cowl grille were painted at Fisher, then the hood and valence stripes were done at Chevrolet... correct? This is how I understood the report.

 
1056  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Lacquer or BC on: July 15, 2008, 11:45:05 AM
My dad painted his 1940 Ford Woodie wagon with Laquer 20 years ago and there is nothing wrong with the paint at all. It has been touched up because it was bumped and scratched (he drives it often) but as far as quality issues... there have been none.

Now that being said and because the car is metallic I am going to go with BC and single stage stripes. That is a great compromise I had not even considered. A BC job which has been wet sanded to perfection and buffed looks as close to a rubbed out lacquer job as you can get without it actually being lacquer.
1057  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Research Topics & Reports / Re: 69 owners with "Pebble-grained" steering wheels (not shrouds) please check in on: July 15, 2008, 01:01:52 AM
10D (Early)
Norwood
Z28
711
Grab Bar
Pebble Grain
1058  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Another trim tag question on: July 14, 2008, 02:20:39 PM
If you use some enamel reducer... NOT LACQUER THINNER... and put it on a rag and go SLOW you hould be able to find more P's T's and B's on both sides... plus you probably find something like Black scrawled across the firewall... this is what we found on the Black 04C X33.




On the TT side there is an Orange "B" visible and under the TT behind the wiring there is a "T".




1059  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Another trim tag question on: July 14, 2008, 12:49:11 PM
Nice a Tripple black no trim Z... Cool
1060  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 67 L78 PEOPLE Check in on: July 14, 2008, 11:16:00 AM
tryconcom,
What is the casting date of your engine and what is on the stamp pad of the engine?
1061  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Another trim tag question on: July 14, 2008, 11:13:35 AM
1062  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Headers on: July 13, 2008, 02:06:01 AM
Thought about going with some White Ceramic coated ones for the "Real" Vintage look!!!
1063  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Headers on: July 13, 2008, 02:05:12 AM
Here ya go!



1064  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Lacquer or BC on: July 13, 2008, 01:50:45 AM
Would a lacquer paint job detract from or add to the appeal of a restored 69 Z?
All things being equal... 2 cars exactly the same except lacquer paint vs BC would you choose one over the other?

Thanks
James
1065  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Does this site maintain a database of 69 Camaro's/VIN's??? on: July 10, 2008, 08:58:12 AM
There is no way to search the DB... it is kept by the moderators... Your informaiton will be added if you provide it... or it can be verified to be in the DB...
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