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16  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Differences in exhaust kit for 67 ss350 vs 67 z28? on: August 28, 2013, 10:34:08 AM
I bought my exhaust system from D&R as well and noticed the two sizes offered.  I bought the 2-1/4" system for my 69 SS and it fit fine. 

Thanks for the input. From the picture it looks like the same system. I am going to go for the larger system as well then.
17  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Differences in exhaust kit for 67 ss350 vs 67 z28? on: August 27, 2013, 08:19:02 PM
Hey guys,

I will be buying an exhaust system kit through D&R for my 67rs/ss and was curious to see if anyone knows if their 2-1/4" kit (z00086-2) listed for a 67/68 z28 will fit my ss350 in the stock mounting locations with their stock hangers and hardware.

I know they have a 2" system (z00086) listed for a 67/68 but was hoping the bigger system would fit with no modifications???

I plan on calling and asking D&R the same question but wanted to see if anyone here has first hand knowledge before I call...



 
18  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Dang Mice! on: August 12, 2013, 10:54:21 PM
Had that problem when I stored my car at my moms house while I bought my home (she kept her dog food in her garage). I used the dryer sheets as well as slivers of Irish spring bar soap placed through out the interior. Suckers never came back and smelled so fresh
19  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Throttle arm attachment? on: July 13, 2013, 05:01:46 PM
Thanks guys
20  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Throttle arm attachment? on: July 12, 2013, 10:35:48 PM
I was cleaning up the engine compartment when the throttle arm came loose.

Looks like the pedal rod presses into the the half circle shaped hole but is there a pin or clip that secures it and prevents it from slipping out? 

Checked the AIM but didn't see anything that shows a retainer or clip of some sort...





21  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: hugger orange z with green interior on: July 12, 2013, 10:29:29 PM
Maybe someone was color blind?
22  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 67 exhaust system questions on: July 06, 2013, 05:12:36 PM
Your guys statements answered a lot of my questions, thanks.

So is Gardners Exhaust still considered the most correct for restoration/originality purposes?

23  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / 67 exhaust system questions on: July 05, 2013, 11:10:20 PM
Tried researching exhaust systems for my 67 (L48 01C) since I need to replace mine soon and have a few questions.

what were the original exhaust components (pipes, muffler, resonators) made of?  aluminum or stainless steel?

What were the purpose of the resonators?  Did they make the system louder or quieter?  Where were they placed within the system?

No chambered exhaust option for 67 correct?
24  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 RS Headlight Doors slow to open on: July 03, 2013, 12:52:45 PM
That's the horn relay. The 3 light relays should be under the drivers fender bolted to a bracket

Check out this site:

http://retro-electro.net/FAQ67.html
25  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Heartbeat City reputation on: June 24, 2013, 07:49:54 PM
I have been looking for a correct air filter assembly for my 67 and asked HBC how many tubes are on the underside of the base (my application requires 2 tubes) and if they could you provide the dimensions and this is his reply:

Hello Sir,
There are no tubes on the bottom as 1967 Camaro used valve covers without provisions for hoses or tubes. The back of the engine block in 1967 has a road draft tube. I can't measure the parts for hypothetical applications as it is too time consuming and the parts are wrapped in their packages from the original manufacturer. You can see the description gives you the GM number that this unit replaces and it is an exact quality reproduction.

Thank you,
Jim

- heartbeatcity






26  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Is this tear is vent window rubber fixable? on: June 20, 2013, 09:59:48 PM
A dab of 3M Weatherstrip Adhesive (black) should hold it together - that stuff sticks to anything, great bond when it cures out. I patched my door window weatherstrip on the Z11 (top corner of windshield when it dry rotted and fell off, still there after 10 years or better.

Regards,
Steve

Great idea! Never thought of that 3M stuff. Will give it a try
27  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Is this tear is vent window rubber fixable? on: June 20, 2013, 12:10:53 PM
I have had these since vent seals since buying my car back in '98.  The previous owner bought them to replace the current ones on the car now.

As I was taking something off the shelf in my garage it hooked itself on to this vent rubber and caused about a 1/2" tear to the top corner.

Is this still useable and/or repairable?  I would want to install them only to find out they will leak water or air later on

Also, is any one able to tell if this is NOS or an aftermarket replacement?



















28  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Telescoping Antenna on: June 12, 2013, 09:08:38 PM
Don't know if my antenna is original to my 67 but here are a couple pics of my AM rear antenna tip and base






29  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Rosetti Rivits on: June 04, 2013, 12:17:52 AM
IF U HAVE REPLACED THE TOP DASH IN YOUR CAMARO U WILL NEED A SET OF THESE,AS THESE DIFFER THAN THE  PLAIN RIVITS.

Excuse my ignorance but where do this go? Protect-O-Plate?
30  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Correct alternator belt for 67 350? on: May 14, 2013, 10:09:08 PM
Just put original iron intake and script valve covers on and the alternator belt does not fit.  The alternator hits the valve cover which doesn't allow the belt to slip over the pulleys.  That's with all the brackets loose too.  

Engine is L48 350 w/ AIR and PS and no AC

Anyone know the dimensions and/or part number I would need?  AIM shows p/n 3847708 for a V8 and Pep Boys gave me what's in their computer...

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