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61  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 302 engine build piston recomendations on: September 11, 2012, 02:51:12 PM
I have looked at the Hypereutectics and they are also avail, thru summit for about 40$ cheaper. I am wanting to stay forged as OE and I dont think the ring thickness will matter it wont get alot of miles on it
62  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / 302 engine build piston recomendations on: September 11, 2012, 01:02:21 PM
Hello guys I am looking for recomendations for pistons for my 302 +.030 build - I have searched, I spoke to Jerry M (he recomended J/E pistons but I cant see $1200$ for a set of race pistons for a driver) I know they say TRW or Speed pro have wrong ring grooves 1/16" vs 3/32" but is there anything wrong with them? plans for my car is for cruise nights and some trips in my car no drag racing (not official anyway  Wink  )  what have Y'all used on yours and pros/cons? and whats the stock dome height .250? I want to be at 11:1 no decking done to DZ block
63  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: windshield lower trim screw size and type info needed on: March 13, 2012, 10:27:16 PM
that's a good article but didn't see what fasteners I'm looking for
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64  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: windshield lower trim screw size and type info needed on: March 13, 2012, 06:09:01 PM
I searched that and got this thread- nothing else
65  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / windshield lower trim screw size and type info needed on: March 13, 2012, 02:59:27 PM
ready to install windshield trim and as you know the lower trim has clips and screws to attach to the cowl. I have searched forums and venders and what i have found is they are 5/16" hex head screws anybody know what size screw and the length? pics would be nice if you have any too!
66  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: '69 Fathom Green SS 396 Picture on: November 29, 2011, 02:02:33 PM
FWIW I dont think the tailpan was black on a Fathom green car. I know the riockers didnt get black painted either
67  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 67/8 Cowl Hoods, Factory? on: September 26, 2011, 07:39:45 AM
Thanks Jon.  It's good to know a '68 Z/28 was the first Camaro to wear a cowl hood.

I love it!    Smiley

might of been the first on a 68 but I'm sure they had to test fit it on something. It was Factory installed on my car proving again '69 is the best of the breed
68  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Seat foam and springs. on: September 16, 2011, 03:49:37 PM
I had bought a new seat bottom springs and new cushions and had a local guy install them, I have to say they look good BUT the driver side does not match the passengers side ?? never thought about that and was at least 10 yerars ago- car has been sitting - I wonder if after use it may take a better set to match pass side whick I think looks normal
69  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: DZ. 302. Camaro on: September 06, 2011, 09:54:49 AM
I saw this car on craigs list - not too good, it sold tho, a buddy was going to look at it I'd say 3-4k tops he listed at $6500 was burnt years ago and been parked in garage
70  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: D80 included??? on: August 31, 2011, 07:32:50 AM
I was told years ago that if you bumped a curb with the spoiler that the support rods would do a number on the sheetmetal- bend fender? seemed to make sense to me so I had never installed the rods fearing this. had thought about using nylon bolts that would break away saving the sheet metal- any thoughts on this? I will be driving my car and I'm carefull but you know "stuff" happens
71  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 12 Bolt Axle GM issue Pinion Yoke on: August 26, 2011, 07:47:39 AM
10 and 12 are different but 12 bolt car and truck are the same. most fit smaller 1310 u-joints and use outer clips. there are some for the 1350 joint but seem hard to find some list as a 70 chevelle 12 bolt BB yoke. Aftermarket make some h/d yokes if you looking for original look for truck 12 bolt yokes.
72  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Nova Fold Down Rear Seat Fit Camaro? on: August 26, 2011, 07:35:47 AM
the nova hatchback does not have the rear package tray.  my be an issue may not since they bodies are similar it may be able to work - i think the biggest issue you will have is height where it meets the package tray
73  Orphans - documentation or VIN-stamped drivetrains - in search of the original cars / 1969 - Orphans / Re: 69 DZ Block 19N687352 on Craigslist Vancouver on: August 26, 2011, 07:27:24 AM
my sept C 69 car is vin #685xxx this vin was after mine and stamped in late july seems awful early for that build date for that vin#- any thoughts?
74  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Engine value to Z28 owner on: July 22, 2011, 04:40:41 PM
I know this is an old thread but with distributors and alternators bringing 1000-1800$ and thats for a dated component-no serial numbers then I would think that a born with block would be the "Icing on the cake" to get the only block the cars was born with would be worth 4-5k, course if the owner of my block would offer that I'd probably choke on it.
75  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: My 69 not that much fun anymore on: July 22, 2011, 03:23:47 PM
the thought of having a perfectly restored nut and bolt car is to me just a thought. I want a driver- a nice one but not perfect - chips/dings be damned! I'm not going to live forever, My son can do with it what he wants when I'm gone
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