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3736  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" 1969 Z/28 tires on: June 17, 2006, 08:44:48 AM
Coker now makes the Firestone Sport Car 200 in E70-15 too - $211.00 each.

http://www.coker.com/store/customer/product.php?productid=17855&cat=&page=1
3737  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: part #'s for wheel cylinders on: June 16, 2006, 08:47:15 AM
Casting numbers identify a particular raw casting; that raw casting is frequently machined into several slightly different finished parts, which carry unique PART numbers. One example is cylinder heads - the same casting was frequently machined both for 1.94"/1.5" valves and for 2.02"/1.6" valves, and those two variations carried different PART numbers after machining, although both types carry the same cast-in casting number. The P&A parts books show the finished PART number, and sometimes reference an "I.D." number, which is the casting number that appears on the part. PART numbers don't appear on castings, unless a casting was only machined into one finished part.

To carry the analogy further, a machined cylinder head that's bare (no valves, springs, etc.) will carry one PART number, and the same head assembled (with valves, springs, etc.) will carry yet another different PART number, although the machined casting is the same between the two.
3738  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Can a Saginaw 4 speed be built to handle Big Block horse power? on: June 16, 2006, 08:36:44 AM
The Muncie M20 has a 2.52 or 2.56 1st gear (depending on year), and the M21 and M22 have a 2.20 1st gear.  Smiley
3739  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Correct Seat Belt Color on: June 14, 2006, 08:38:39 PM
Thanks again John. So no matter what color interior you had, unless you ordered deluxe belts, you got black?

Yup - my '69Z has the original Z87deluxe midnight green interior, and the original seat and shoulder belts - standard black.
3740  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: disc brake rotors on: June 14, 2006, 08:32:14 PM
While we are on this subject, can anyone tell me if the two-piece rotors were actually outlawed?  Steve

2-piece rotors were never "outlawed"; that's some kind of "urban legend". There are lots of cars out there today with 2-piece rotors, all of them very high-priced.
3741  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: '70 Camaro question for JohnZ on: June 14, 2006, 08:25:10 PM
Every plant built either Pilot or Pre-Production units - Pilots were months before launch, Pre-Production units were weeks before launch. Don't know anything about 2nd-gen records, although I wish I still had the '70 Z/28 I bought brand new in early 1970 - ran like a scalded dog!  Grin
3742  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Can a Saginaw 4 speed be built to handle Big Block horse power? on: June 14, 2006, 08:17:24 PM
Don't even THINK about putting a Saginaw behind a big-block; durability doesn't come cheap - get a '66-up Muncie with a 1" countershaft.
3743  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 1967 Camaro with starter problem on: June 14, 2006, 08:14:42 PM
The purple wire from the ignition switch goes to the "S" terminal on the solenoid to energize the starter; somewhere that circuit has high resistance and isn't delivering a full 12 volts to the "S" terminal. If it's an automatic, check the contacts in the neutral safety switch. If it's a manual OR an automatic, check the terminals in the inboard multiple connector on the engine compartment side of the fuse block for the purple wire. There are no thermal switches in that circuit - it just runs from the back of the ignition switch, through the fuse block connectors, to the solenoid.
3744  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: starter soleniod cover color on: June 13, 2006, 09:42:22 AM
Don't know for sure - there were variations in the brown color and texture; I doubt if anyone can say conclusively that any one appearance is "correct" to the exclusion of others.
3745  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Correct Seat Belt Color on: June 13, 2006, 09:36:57 AM
Unless it was ordered specifically with deluxe belts (which were a stand-alone option and weren't part of any other interior package), it would have black standard seat/shoulder belts.
3746  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Drive Train Date Codes vs. Body build date. on: June 13, 2006, 09:27:01 AM
Trans isn't original to the car. Re-check the casting date - "8 H 28" doesn't make sense.
3747  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: '70 Camaro question for JohnZ on: June 13, 2006, 09:11:22 AM
The link doesn't work for me, and I'm not that familiar with the 2nd-gen info, but 02D doesn't make sense to me for an L500001 VIN. Pilot cars were serialized beginning with 001, and were built 12-16 weeks prior to start of regular production. There were no Canadian-built 2nd-gen Camaros - all were built at Norwood and Van Nuys, just like the first-gen cars.
3748  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: starter soleniod cover color on: June 12, 2006, 09:37:25 AM
Don't know what year you have, but in '67 the solenoid cap was dark brown Bakelite, with this molded in the front face:

Delco
Made
in
USA
Remy
3749  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: The "perfect" orange on: June 12, 2006, 09:31:54 AM
Is there a difference between the 67 and 69 engine colors?

No. They were the same.
3750  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Original Tire Manufacturer on: June 12, 2006, 09:31:01 AM
There were multiple tire suppliers - don't know the Camaro lineup, but as an example, blackwall and whitewall tire suppliers for the '67 Corvette 7.75-15's were Firestone (Deluxe Champion), Goodyear (Power Cushion), Uniroyal (Laredo), B.F. Goodrich (Silvertown 660 and 770), and General (Jet-Air II). I expect the Camaro lineup was similar - perhaps someone else has the exact listing.
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