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31  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 1969 RS Headlight Problems on: November 20, 2014, 09:50:22 AM
I have heard people sanding and lubeing all moving parts helped. Most repo parts are not too good. Carmaro Barn in NC used to sell parts with warrantys. The guy that runs it is also very knowledgable about the systems also. If you are not going for original I know a lot of guys are going to the electric conversion. If you insist on working on yours I would get a electric vacuum pump with an adjustable regulator instead of using engine vacuum.
32  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: ebay 69 Z on: November 04, 2014, 09:57:13 AM
The clock thing has me puzzled also. With no console gauges it would have a center fuel gauge if it had a tach. Also the vin stamp on the block looks a little too good to me.
33  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Speedo gear reduction on: October 23, 2014, 01:38:29 PM
I have never seen a car come with that device. Why? they have gears for all factory ratios. I think that device would be for non factory gears like 586 or 614?
34  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Heartbeat Camaro 'Motherload' on: October 23, 2014, 10:07:14 AM
No wonder there are so many restamps and clones. He has all the real parts.
35  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Touch up paint on: October 21, 2014, 08:56:24 AM
When I reinstalled the factory SS hood on my Rally Green 69 we did the computer gun thing and it did not match the laquer color. The guy was pretty sharp so all we did was try another brand of paint with all the same numbers and it was a perfect match. The first try was Dupont Croma and the match was Standox.
36  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Looking for recommendations for poly locks for use with 302 on: October 20, 2014, 10:08:04 AM
ditto on the friction nuts. My Z is down now with a nasty click. Have gotten the cover off but I kind of know what to look for.
37  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: My New '68 Camaro Z/28 Butternut Yellow on: October 17, 2014, 06:56:05 AM
Ditto on White Post for brakes. They did the master cylinder on my vette. It leaked after about 8 or 10 years. I called and told them yes I did have the receipt. Did again for free.
38  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: My New '68 Camaro Z/28 Butternut Yellow on: October 14, 2014, 01:55:25 PM
Contact or call 904 215 6790. They have done several for my brother. They look great and work great. Less than $300.00 on the last one but it needed extra parts. They test run them on an engine before sending it back.
39  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Rare Stripe and Bumper Package? on: October 13, 2014, 01:49:23 PM
They are out there. A few years back I came across a field in the VA mountains with probably 20 chevelles, Camaros, Corvettes, and Tri 5,s. Could find one I thought could be moved without it breaking in two. And the odd owner had been watching too much Barret Jackson.
40  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 1967 Camaro stolen on: October 13, 2014, 01:39:33 PM
I called Lo Jac when my John Deere was stolen. They have a dealer network and install price depends on where you are from a dealer. They actually come to you for the install and no you cannot watch. The one I called had a yearly fee. You have to call them to activate it. Now there are some devices (usually installed on boats) that have stiff fees but they actually call you when it moves if you have it set. As far as immobilization devices remember most older car thefts are done with trailers or tow trucks. At hotels at big shows you see cars on or in trailers backed up against something. The theft stuff is most likely on the truck.
41  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: My New '68 Camaro Z/28 Butternut Yellow on: October 13, 2014, 07:58:47 AM
If I remember right you are using a replacement carb you bought. Think they will take it back? Also to get you running until your original parts are done right you could go by O,Reilys and pickup one of there 89.00 or 99.00 buck HEI,s. When you get things ironed you could get 50.00 for it at a swap meet. I think they also have rebuilt point distributers ( cast iron and not correct) but a friend loaned me one when I was sorting out one of my cars. It is not the correct stuff but I think you want ride for now. This might get you on the road to see what else you need to do to the car.
42  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Help me with this cowl tag on: October 09, 2014, 03:20:36 PM
I think T says you have truck motor, later than 69.
43  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / 68 SS day two on: October 08, 2014, 09:50:27 AM
A friend is doing a 68 day two 427 car. He will have the bumble bee stripe. Does anyone have pictures of the 427 emblems like Harrell, Yenko, and others used? And what were they? 67 Corvette?
This car was a matching # 327 210 hp with factory air that worked and  drive train that ran. If someone has needs for something PM me.
44  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Proper type of sealant or seal to use ??? on: October 07, 2014, 07:12:03 AM
Don,t know if it is correct but Bridgeport has a duct seal compound part # DS 100. In teardowns I have seen what looks to be similar It is like a non hardening putty in 1 pound packs. Can be found at electrical supply houses.
45  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: My New '68 Camaro Z/28 Butternut Yellow on: October 03, 2014, 02:40:23 PM
Do things one at the time. I think Charlies carb is going to be your trick.
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