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General Discussion / Re: What’s in the box?
« on: January 21, 2024, 05:11:42 AM »

General Discussion / Re: What’s in the box?
« on: January 21, 2024, 02:57:16 AM »
Good find. Does the duct have a number on it is so what is the number on it. The duct is the only piece I have not found yet.

Decoding/Numbers / Re: Very rare options combo?? (auction)
« on: January 08, 2024, 08:38:49 AM »
Thought 1967 396 was not offered with air condioning! Line on evaporator is turned to the wrong direction. Trim tag looks odd to me but  I will leave that to the experts. Not original fan shroud either.

Restoration / Re: Smog tubes for SBC with A/C
« on: December 22, 2023, 05:17:56 AM »
Yes there is on the right hand  side only. 1968 and 1969 are are different also. Hard to find for 1968 but there is one right side on ebay. Hope this helps.

That is cool. Santa I want mine Burgandy Z28 with black stripes!

General Discussion / Re: Part shown in AIM but no number
« on: November 14, 2023, 04:48:56 AM »
67 AIM shows part of engine assembly. If your car did not have smog the part # is 3838444. That was in my 1969 parts book. Hope this helps.

General Discussion / Re: A bunny on my bracket
« on: November 04, 2023, 02:10:40 AM »
Eh.. whats up Doc!

original number was 391307 changed to 9662504 left side dome switch.

1968 - Orphans / 18N397764 block
« on: October 10, 2023, 12:38:54 AM »
18N397764 TO304 MR 396 block on Cincinnati Craiglist.

Garage Talk / Re: Fall Carlisle
« on: October 07, 2023, 04:12:46 PM »
I have always enjoyed a good swap meet. Been finding stuff for my 68's for many years. But ebay opened a new world for finding hard to fine parts .My favorite is when you see 10 watchers and the part is hard to to find and has a buy it now price. But ebay has even slowed way down like the swap meets. GM does not make most of these parts anymore. Most restorers would rather use GM than reproduction parts so the availablety of these parts are drying up with the cars been dragged out of barn's , junkyards and fields. Went to a swap meat in February and found a 68z28 power steering driver pulley hidden under bench for for $5.00. Have been to 3 other swap meets since and did not buy a thing.  Still love the swap meets because you can see the part. For the guys that are too busy looking at there phones and not digging thru boxes thanks.

General Discussion / Re: Speedo Cable Color
« on: October 01, 2023, 05:09:48 AM »
The drive gear might had been changed inside the transmission sometime. The might had put the wrong tooth count gear back in!  The black gear should been right. I just told you abought the other gears so you didn't have to take off the tailshaft. Glad it worked.

Decoding/Numbers / Re: 1969 Z28 10 10 X33D80
« on: September 30, 2023, 09:12:06 PM »
Nope would have paint code. Had a February car that was ruff. But somebody else restored it.

1968 - Orphans / 124378n475118
« on: September 29, 2023, 03:24:14 PM »
124378n475118 your protecto plate and dealer invoice on ebay!

Decoding/Numbers / Re: 1969 Z28 rear panel emblem
« on: September 27, 2023, 05:44:19 AM »
I have used emblem 8745869 that was taken off in the early 80's. I have a nos 8701333 that  has also has  cast number 8745869 on it to. Both silver 28 letters. Hope this helps.

General Discussion / Re: Where Do I Start to Authenticate My New 68 SS?
« on: September 26, 2023, 05:07:14 AM »
Did you get a warranty book with it in the glove box. The metal tag on the back of the book would help if it is still there. Good looking car!

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