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271  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Concept Camaros Does anyone have any info on........ on: September 30, 2007, 07:25:10 AM
It says "The Mod bod with the quad pod"

It think that was a 1967 era cool way to say is has a modern body with 4 seat interior?

272  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Concept Camaros Does anyone have any info on........ on: September 29, 2007, 08:56:48 AM
I found 3 1967 magazines with an article on the Z/28 intro but none had the picture I was thinking of

I notice in these pictures the Z had a picture frame type front plate with Z/28 on it and in one picture you can see where it must have fallen apart as it looks like the back plate is there with 2 clamp strips.

also you can see the prototype rear spoiler that has a flat back unlike the curve back of the production spoiler
273  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Concept Camaros Does anyone have any info on........ on: September 25, 2007, 06:54:26 AM
I think there was a MOD TOP car shown with the Z/28 in late 1966 at Riverside Raceway?

I would have to dig out the magazine but I recall a few Camaros on display but the Z got all the attention.
274  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Does anyone have any info on........ on: August 26, 2007, 08:39:01 AM
What is the story on the Cam Camaro. I see it's been brought out to shows over the last year but have not seen a write up on the cars history such as where has it been all these years, and what condition was it found in?

there were prototype Camaros that made it in some 67 magazines that had non production features, such as custom vinyl tops, that 1st Z with prototype rear spoiler that is different then the later production spoiler and others

here is a picture of the hawaiian Camaro

275  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Sloppy steering on: August 20, 2007, 07:45:57 AM
there is a steering box adjustment you can try
best to check a repair manual to get the info
276  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Getting Desperate on: August 20, 2007, 07:38:51 AM
I am doing a 67 Muncie/Muncie SB shifter right now and can get you pictures of the correct parts if that will help but don't know where you can get the right parts other then ebay.
With many of the ebay shifter parts, the applications are not listed correctly so you have to know what to look for.


277  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Tall big block valve covers in a 67 camaro on: August 03, 2007, 11:05:51 AM
I checked the set I have here for a name and found none.
They measure 1.125 inch tall (thickness) with no gaskets

Maybe made by Mr Gasket or Eelco but not sure
278  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Tall big block valve covers in a 67 camaro on: August 02, 2007, 02:09:43 PM
how about the old school alu valve cover spacers? They raise the valve cover about an inch
I have seen these on cars but don't recall if it clears the ww motor
279  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: COPO 9737 on: August 02, 2007, 06:35:42 AM
that would be the first 69 SS I heard of to have the COPO 9737 option.

Do they have any paperwork for this car and does it have a 140 speedo?

Not all the 1968 Yenko 427 Camaros had the COPO 9737 option but most did.
The 69 Yenko Chevelle also had it. Not many dealers other then Yenko used it.

 

280  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Urban lengend on: May 15, 2007, 05:26:06 PM
I have seen a unrestored 69 Chevelle with the part no. stenciled on the drive shaft. There was a long debate on it and some believe it was an early service replacement drive shaft and it came that way from the service parts counter?
281  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Hurst Shifter on: May 08, 2007, 11:18:56 AM
is it rusty on the flat press in tab? Some times the numbers are hard to see or were lightly stamped but should be there 
282  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: HURST/GM collaboration to put factory T-tops in 67 camaros? on: May 08, 2007, 11:15:37 AM
I will have to check my Hurst book , but I believe Hurst had a contract with Demmer Tool & Die Company in Lansing, Michigan to do projects for the big 3. In 68 they did the Hurst olds and also extened some Dodges for taxi cabs. Hurst did the 68 Hemi Dart and Baracuda, some of the 1970 Yenko Dueces, a bunch of AMCs, Grand Prixs, Chrysler 300s, and others. I believe they had another shop in Detroit in addition to the Lansing facility and their PA facility.
283  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: HURST/GM collaboration to put factory T-tops in 67 camaros? on: May 02, 2007, 07:06:18 PM
I think some of the export 1st gen Camaros got some type of sun roof?
284  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Hurst Shifter on: May 02, 2007, 07:04:03 PM
the shape does not look like 70-71 Camaro stick.
It looks more like the Firebird stick
they have different stick numbers
285  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Hurst Shifter on: May 02, 2007, 08:33:39 AM
I have collected and researched Hurst shifters over the last 20 years and have pictures that I marked with the applications

In my opinion ,
The one in the picture is not the same as 1970 Camaro Hurst
The 73 Camaro used a ITM shifter that is a copy of a Hurst shifter and has a chrome round stick but is not Hurst stamped

SS Chevelle 68-72 OEM used a Muncie shifter

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