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16  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / 1967 - Y-1 (Butternut with White top) - Anyone have any pictures? on: March 28, 2014, 10:42:08 AM
I am restoring a 1967 convertible which is coded as Y-2 and 707 yellow interior on the cowl tag.  This is the standard butternut yellow with black convertible top.  I have discovered that some 1967 Camaros came through coded Y-1 which would be a white top. I have only seen one or two photos of butternut yellow cars with white tops but they were not good quality photos.

Also, I believe that the D91 color was the same as the top color?  Is this accurate?  So if the car had a white top and D91 stripe then it would have a white stripe?

Thanks.  If anyone has any pictures or any cowl tag photos showing Y-1 and 707 interior, I would love to see them.

17  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Where to find a black oil fill tube on: February 04, 2014, 06:48:04 AM
Is the fill tube with the return spring tab proper for a 1967?  Or di the 1967 use a smooth tube without the return spring provision?
18  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: 8.2 10 bolt differential on: December 19, 2013, 09:18:06 AM
The power isn't necessarily the problem, it is how hard will you launch your car and how well will it hook on that launch.  Your car could have 500hp+ but if your rear suspension isn't set up to put all that to the ground with no or minimal wheel spin then perhaps you won't have a problem.  Fresh, well set-up Rear axles are usually only grenaded when someone abuses the car or drags it or when the car is designed to hook and not spin at all.

If you have a car that is designed to hook and not spin, then I suggest something more stout like a beefed up 12 bolt, 9" or Dana 60.  If you have a car that you like to run on the street and occasionally have fun with and you don't have an insane amount of torque or horsepower then I would say you would be fine with the 10.2.
19  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 1967 CALIFORNIAN Camaro Show Car pictures from 1967 New York Auto Show on: December 06, 2013, 11:51:57 AM
The Cherokee's VIN is 124677N233228 and according to the cowl tag has an 06B build.  The car was for sale at Russo & Steele in Jan. 2012.  How could of it then have been at the April '67 auto show?  Or were these pictures from the 1968 show?
20  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Original Oil Fill Cap - 1967 327 (standard engine ventilation system) on: October 23, 2013, 10:49:02 AM
Yes, the cap shown by 1967RS-NH is for the RPO K-24 system.  The cap I'm referring to would be a breather and have mesh, but I am unsure what it is supposed to look like as there are many out there claiming to be correct.  Does anyone know what is assembly line correct for the oil fill/breather cap on a 1967 327 with standard engine ventilation? The assembly manual doesn't show enough detail to determine what the cap should look like.

21  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Original Oil Fill Cap - 1967 327 (standard engine ventilation system) on: October 22, 2013, 02:11:23 PM
What is the "correct" oil fill/breather cap for a 1967 L30 327/275hp with the standard engine ventilation system as shown in the 1967 Assembly Manual in UPC 6, sheet C5?  Also, I see that some restoration parts houses list a decal for the cap.  Was the decal an assembly line thing or is it an aftermarket/restoration thing?

22  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 67 camaro vin location on: October 18, 2013, 10:47:47 AM
Actually in several states if the original VIN is known it can be used, with exceptions, in the state issued VIN plate.  I think the first order of business is to remove the paint from the plate and find the hidden VINs.  Until these issues are sorted out, I would stay away.
23  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Rotisserie on: September 24, 2013, 03:25:58 PM
No, I used these -
24  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Rotisserie on: September 24, 2013, 10:34:01 AM
I have the Bottoms Up Lift 1500lb capacity car rotisserie with the pneumatic tire option.  The only change I would make would be to find a way to mount the rear of the vehicle solid instead of through the rubber in the rear spring mount.  I would probably make bushings out to aluminum to fit in there.
25  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Rotisserie on: September 23, 2013, 01:16:22 PM
I have one by accessible systems in Tennessee, I love it.
26  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Which is the correct timing chain cover for a 1967 327 L30 on: September 19, 2013, 06:23:24 PM

Which, if either, of the attached timing chain covers is correct for a 1967 L30 with the small balancer?  I think it is the one with the longer timing tab.  What do the experts say?
27  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Correct starter for '67 - 327 on: August 19, 2013, 02:54:32 PM
I know that at least for '68 the L30/M20 cars got a special high torque starter, but I don't recall the numbers or have them handy.
28  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Jerry MacNeish - Fire on: July 03, 2013, 10:42:54 AM
Hope all is okay!
29  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Interior Paint Codes - 1967 Yellow "707" interior on: June 19, 2013, 09:14:45 AM
Good morning guys.  I have hit a slight snag.  I can't seem to find a vendor who has the proper 1967 Yellow interior dye.  Can anyone point me in the right direction.  No one seems to have a listing for it in any of their online catalogs.  I know that Rick George told me it was available back in 2004 when I spoke to him at the GM Nationals right after he purchased the Berger 1967 RS/SS Yellow/Yellow convertible.  Thanks
30  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Order status "Echoes Of Norwood" on: June 11, 2013, 02:47:52 PM
Just placed my order, can't wait!
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