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16  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What's it worth, untouched Cortez silver 69 RS Z on: June 08, 2014, 02:11:02 PM
Yes under 10k would be a good deal for the car you describe.
That being said...  If it is the car in the above auction, it is not in as good of condition as you described, the tops of the fenders are rusted away in the Ebay auction pics. IF the tops are that bad the whole unibody structure is QUESTIONABLE AT BEST, you need a bore scope and time to inspect the car EXTENSIVELY.

Red interior is going to be difficult to get original pieces, try to save the door panels and dash pad if at all possible.
I know a guy who bought a low mile 69 L65 4spd Survivor so he could remove the complete Red interior for his RED RED RS/Z.
17  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What's it worth, untouched Cortez silver 69 RS Z on: June 08, 2014, 01:13:45 PM
 
A friend purchased a fathom green black int black top real Z no motor trans for 15k recently. 
I would kick an extra 5-10 for Silver over Red and RS.
18  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Package Tray Paint on: June 08, 2014, 11:21:31 AM
Another Suede sample for the discussion...
12C X66 Conv Header Drivers side has a heavy texture pass side overspray is only semi gloss or straight lacquer.





19  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 12C X66 L35 M40 conv Details - Trim clip and fuel line clip colors on: June 08, 2014, 11:12:49 AM
I am not sure what colors were used for what, I'm just documenting what I have found for posterity's sake.












Original 1/4" return line Rubber Hose Appears to be dated October 02 1968 anyone else have similar?











20  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 67 & 68 BumbleBee Stripe on: June 08, 2014, 09:49:29 AM
I know I have seen it before, but that is a neat detail and I would love to see some original cars with the stripe.
21  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Gear reduction unit on: June 07, 2014, 08:02:31 AM
going through a list of Window stickers in Jerry's book I found the following (probably a few more out there) I have listed what model they came in although there may be overlap none of these showed it.
Would the ECL codes indicate the different transmissions? 
3 ECL codes for the M20.
One used with the Z28 3.73 to 4.10
One used with a L35 3.07
One used with a L48 3.31

there were 2 for the M21
one with the Z28 3.73 -4.10
one with a L78 F70 14's 3.55

2 for the M22
One used with a L72 F70 14's and 4.10
One used with a Z28 and 3.73's
22  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Stripe delete on: June 06, 2014, 11:38:06 PM
Personally I love stripeless Z's I think they are the ultimate sleeper, with the flat hood & even moreso if D80 is omitted...
If they weren't behind you with an early 68 you'd have 302 emblems... put a 4.56 M20 in Ashgold sans stripes and it would be brutal at a stoplight, they'd never see it coming.
23  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Red Line tyre measurements 68 SS RPO-PW8 on: June 06, 2014, 09:36:14 PM
3/8 was the number that always stuck in my head...
24  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Is this paint color combo possible ? on: June 06, 2014, 05:32:28 PM
My girlfriend pointed out that she asked 3 questions... She was wondering...
Confirmed with an English expert. That was not phrased as a question and is not a question. It is a 'musing'. Could be amusing too. 


LOL I am going to use that next time she and I have a disagreement...
25  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Stripe delete on: June 06, 2014, 05:29:52 PM
No - on the trim tag of my Norwood built Z. (GG) Original owner verified  he ordered the car stripe delete , spoke with the man about 20 years ago who shot the stripes in 69-70. The 2nd owner had it done when he ordered the cowl hood through Milad Chevrolet.

Ok I hadn't realized your car was stripe delete, that throws a monkey wrench in assumptions.
26  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Is this paint color combo possible ? on: June 05, 2014, 03:58:43 PM
My girlfriend pointed out that she asked 3 questions... She was wondering...
 
Kurt answered the factual parts, left the wondering up to the owner.

BTW A good friend had a 67 BB conv Bolero Red white top bumblebee and pins with the black tail pan, it looked great!

IMHO dual exh out the back chrome tips etc are what ruin the lines of the 67-68's, it ruins the stock appearance and the way the quarters taper to the tail. .
27  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Crayon behind rear seat X? Opinions please on: June 05, 2014, 02:52:38 PM
There are numerous 4 leafed original SS's.
I take it the rear tail pan was originally black?
IF it wasn't I could see the number being read as a 3, the 2 indicated BB with style trim, so black tail pan and black rockers, although 51 wasn't supposed to have the rockers blacked out, many Dusk blue cars did.
28  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Stripe delete on: June 05, 2014, 02:46:39 PM
Correct me if I am wrong but it appears Mark is stating that that information applied to TT would be furnished differently based on the plant...

Example... LA produced cars with no stripe would have a - - since they did in fact paint the front ends, BUT Norwood would have standard information? 

It makes more sense that all information would be sent to the initial point of assembly, it seems it would be easier to assign all information the same regardless of whether it applied or not, it would eliminate the possibility of not enough information at the assembly plants.
29  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Heavy undercoating was it factory or dealer applied? on: June 05, 2014, 01:59:38 PM
The factory used something with a fairly large nozzle as what was applied was quite viscous allowing a heavy build without too much sagging.
The inside of the quarters in the trunk have approx 3/16-1/4" build which can not be achieved using a spray can or even a schultz gun.

I bought a textured ceiling gun, with 3 different sized nozzles, to try to get a suitable build, haven't tried it yet, may be nothing but a mess.
30  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1969 Front Spoiler to Lower Valance Bolts on: June 05, 2014, 01:18:51 PM
I've got 5-5 gallon buckets full of original nuts bolts and clips etc at my dads house.... I know what I'm gonna be doing!
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