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61  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 1967 N30 Steering Wheel on: July 29, 2011, 10:30:19 AM
Several years ago, I pointed the mistake out to Rick's (when Rick still owned it) an was told I was wrong, I laughed. I had a Plane Jane 6 cylinder with the option and still have the original invoice showing the N30 option. Year One did the same thing. Great report, some how I missed it.

Thank you John, and now I know.
I can honestly say that I have never seen a 67 N30 option and GM produced 31,000 of them. Learn something new every day.
Someone should tell Ricks that they have the wrong picture of a 67 and 68 deluxe steering wheel.
Bob
JR ,
Sorry for the wrong info.
Ricks shows all your parts except for 6 and 16. They may have some used parts if you call them.
62  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Fan Clutch Date Stamp on: July 03, 2011, 03:06:58 PM
How about Feb 3rd, 1972?

Mine is formatted just like the one John posted, including the spacing.
63  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Research Topics & Reports / Re: Original 67-69 Camaro driveshafts - information requested about your car on: June 26, 2011, 12:51:37 PM
68 Z28
04D-NOR
Original Drive-Train
49.50"  with 30 degree on the U-joints.
U-bolts.
What looks like a white stripe at 13.5", couldn't make out an orange one.
64  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: First Gen. Z/28 options on: January 16, 2011, 10:30:37 AM
I think you could have convinced a dealer to do virtually anything you wanted once the car it the ground there, but not Chevrolet. There is distinct evidence that my son's RS had Rally Stripes and a cowl hood from at the least very early in life. Its a 12c car so hood is out of the question, plus no hole or cowl stuff just the hood. Now were they added before or after the sale?? I have spent my whole adult life in dealerships and I can tell you we will do just about anything for a customer that wants to pay for it. If oyu came in and wanted a Z/28 with an auto, 2 days later we would hand it to you. You wanted stripes, done. You wanted a ZL1 running gear and suspension on a RS convertible, sign right here.

Anything is possible, the probable is in question and the documentation doedsn't exist so far, but it wouldn't be factory. I heard a story maybe even on here, have no proof, I guy wanted a 75 T/A with a 427, a week and $2800 dollars later the car was delivered, I think the customer already owned it for 6 months or something.

When I was growing up in Morgantown, WV, Wilson's Chevrolet would do this at the request of the owner/buyer. Mr Wilson said if it was availalbe it could be done, maybe the factory wouldn't do it, but they would. An example I specifically remember was putting 12 bolt rears in 71-74 Camaros, they did it because the customer wanted it and paid for it. The dealer covered the issues/warrenty problems not the factory, although I think they massaged the paperwork to get things covered.
65  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 68 power steering pump on: December 12, 2010, 03:04:35 PM
This the best me I could get. I took a razor and carefully scraped the paint (almost messed it up) and it looks like there is a slight indentation like it could be a "C". It is so light that it is diffcult to see, plus the is the typically dent from someone prying there to adjust the belt.

Paul C.
66  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 68 power steering pump on: December 12, 2010, 11:08:57 AM
This is great info, when I had my car certified we didn't check the date on this. Mine is 099R?8, I can't make out the shift, it almost looks like a 1 or I, not A,B, or C.  My car is an 04D build date, think this would put it in the window for original? When Jerry looked at my car almost everything was original, so I' m hoping this is to.

Thanks,
Paul C.
67  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: correct heater hose routing on: December 04, 2010, 10:21:58 AM
Photo below isn't mine, but it shows the correct routing; the 5/8" hose goes from the intake manifold fitting to the lower (inlet) nipple on the heater core, and the 3/4" hose goes from the upper (outlet) nipple on the heater core to the water pump. Both are clamped to the inner fender.

What is the decal on the driver's side inner fender for?
68  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Gen 1, Oil Pan on: November 08, 2010, 06:46:31 AM
One of the guy's on Team Camaro did a nice job putting info together on this, with pic's.

Paul

http://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=178450&highlight=oil+pan
69  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: timing tab painted or not painted on: October 07, 2010, 09:07:04 AM
Thanks John. I found out that afternoon, right after my post, that mine was incorrect. Jerry M. is the one that pointed it out to me, he was in the process of certifying my car.

My Mistake,

Paul
70  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: timing tab painted or not painted on: October 04, 2010, 08:53:04 AM
My 68 R/S Z28 Nor 04D is not painted. It had been stored since 74, so I think it's original.
71  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: oil pressure line on: February 26, 2010, 08:19:16 AM
I mic'd mine at .5"
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