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31  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Musclecar and Corvette Nationals questions on: January 25, 2013, 01:22:29 PM
I don't know if its the same one or not.  This one didn't look like it needed "restored" as it presented very nicely from what I recall.
32  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Musclecar and Corvette Nationals questions on: January 25, 2013, 08:40:27 AM
I saw this car at the 2007 and 2008 All GM Nationals/Camaro Nationals in Carlisle.  Here are some pictures
33  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Interior Paint Codes - 1967 Yellow "707" interior on: January 08, 2013, 09:22:47 PM
Okay, I bought the paint today, but won't get a chance to spray for a few weeks.  I'm having the windshield removed tomorrow morning which will give me access to the top of the dash for paint and allow me the opportunity to clean, prep and paint the windshield channel for a complete repair.

My PPG jobber crossed the numbers for me as follows:

Yellow - PPG # 81585 (Dupont # 9383LH)
Flat Metallic Dark Gold - PPG # 22822 (Dupont # 9378L)
Semi-Gloss Dark Gold -  PPG # 22843 (Dupont # 9405L)
Semi-Gloss Dark Gold Metallic - PPG # 22849 (Dupont # 9406LH)

The PPG paint is available in laquer with the correct glosses.  I had them mix it up in the Deltron line for better durability.  I choose the yellow (PPG # 81585) of course as well as the Dark Gold (non-metallic) (PPG # 22843).

Now if someone could just give me the interior dye codes I would be all set!

Thanks again everyone.

Bryan
34  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Interior Paint Codes - 1967 Yellow "707" interior on: January 07, 2013, 10:02:16 PM
Does anyone know the interior dye codes?  My jobber says that that they can probably get me the correct interior dye however they state that it would be easier for them do to that if they had a code for the yellow and gold dyes.  I know that the restoration parts houses carry these dyes, but I would rather deal with the local guy if I could.

Thanks again for all of your help thus far!
35  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Interior Paint Codes - 1967 Yellow "707" interior on: January 07, 2013, 08:56:52 AM
I sincerely appreciate everyone’s assistance.  So far it looks like the top of the doors and the top of the interior rear quarter area should be 9383LH –( Yellow).

The top of the dash should be 9378L (Flat Metallic Dark Gold)

The face of the dash and steering column should be either 9405L (Semi-Gloss Dark Gold), or a 9406LH (Semi -Gloss Metallic Dark Gold).  None of the photographs I have of Yellow or Gold Interior 1967s are clear enough to determine whether the paint was metallic or not. 

I’m leaning towards not, but can’t be sure.  Any further insight would be much appreciated.

Thanks again!
Bryan
36  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Interior Paint Codes - 1967 Yellow "707" interior on: January 06, 2013, 11:43:46 AM
Thanks!  Which gold was used on the dash for the 707 interior?
37  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Interior Paint Codes - 1967 Yellow "707" interior on: January 05, 2013, 09:44:48 PM
I'm getting to the point in my restoration where I need to start thinking about the paint for the interior.  I know the dash is gold and the tops of the doors and the tops of the rear inner quarters are interior yellow.

What are the paint codes that you guys are using to replicate these finishes?  My jobber carries PPG.

Thanks
38  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: What paint is used to best replicate the correct finish on 1967 leaf springs? on: December 26, 2012, 11:25:07 AM
Good morning!

I guess that I should update this post with what I finally decided upon.  After looking all over I finally choose a camouflage paint.  I’ve attached a picture of the can.  I purchase it at Tractor Supply.  I don’t know if it has enough “blue” to it, but it is a paint and not a primer which appealed to me.  It is close and will work for me. 

The picture of the painted springs is not the best and doesn’t show you the true color, but this is the only picture that I have at the moment and at least gives you an idea.

Thanks guys!

Bryan
39  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Trunk / Quarter drop off panel plugs on: December 14, 2012, 01:07:39 PM
These appear to be rubber reproductions.  I don't know how they fit/look compared to originals but I found them by googling the number http://www.heartbeatcitycamaro.com/store/product/20569/Rubber-body-plugs-correct-pair/
40  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Has anyone seen one or both of these two Camaros? on: November 30, 2012, 03:18:10 PM
Sorry to hear of your stolen Camaros ... I ran them both through the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) and neither are listed as registered.   They were probably rebadged and VINs swapped.
41  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: What paint is used to best replicate the correct finish on 1967 leaf springs? on: October 24, 2012, 12:25:09 PM
Daniel was nice enought to send me a picture of his 1969 Camaro's rear leaf springs.  They look GREAT, but I think they replicate natural steel and not what was correct/original for 1967 .... so the question remains, what product can I use to replicate the original finish on the 1967 leaf springs??? 

x77-69z28 thanks for the confirmation on the color. 
42  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: What paint is used to best replicate the correct finish on 1967 leaf springs? on: October 24, 2012, 10:42:13 AM
bshook @ dplglaw . com  (no spaces)
43  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: What paint is used to best replicate the correct finish on 1967 leaf springs? on: October 24, 2012, 07:41:12 AM
Does anyone have a picture of springs painted the smoked grey?  It seems like it might be a little dark???  Here is a picture of an original spring ... this is under the pad and you can see the color is light and has a bluish tint.   
44  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / What paint is used to best replicate the correct finish on 1967 leaf springs? on: October 23, 2012, 01:02:54 PM
From what I've gathered, the leaf springs on 1967s were a dull silver blue color.  I want to replicate this for my restoration project but I don't know what product is best to use.    Thanks!
45  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Hershey 2012 on: October 08, 2012, 09:02:20 AM
I will be there.  I'll be showing a 1956 Mercedes 190SL in class 25A and a 1976 Corvette on Saturday.  There are usually a few nice Camaros that register for the show as well.  Hershey = my favorite time of the year.  The flea market and show offer the widest range of cars that you will find anywhere.  It's truly a spectacle.
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