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1  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: alternator date vs build date on: April 01, 2015, 08:16:00 PM
 This past thread has some dates. http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=cjovfnsrrmiritd3qohgdlbov2&topic=11931.0
I believe the amperage rating option has a lot to do with date ranges between the car build and the alternator date stamp. The basic amperage is likely to be consumed faster than an optional one that can sit on a shelf for a while before being consumed.

Mike
2  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: ULTRA rare ebay auction for 69 z28.... on: March 24, 2015, 04:19:38 PM
Bullitt65....you forgot one....COPO
That in itself should fetch a higher price  Cheesy

Mike
3  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Steering Column Assembly Broadcast Codes on: March 09, 2015, 11:37:23 PM
Sorry, but that's not correct.
TN is 67 floor shift *without* tilt. I don't think TN was used in 68.
That seems correct, Kurt. I checked my 67 4SP Muncie and the reddish color tag at the bottom of the standard steering column has 'TN' on it.
I'll check the 67 TH400 for a tag.

Mike
4  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Most accurate 67 door sill moulding? on: March 06, 2015, 07:37:08 PM
Hi Darrell,

  Those looks like the NOS set I bought in the 80's and are still in the wrappers. The NOS ones do not have the rivets though  Sad
I'll include the NOS plates in the side by side comparison when I get the reproductions.

Thanks for the reply!
Mike
5  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 1 st. Camaro found and restored on: March 04, 2015, 02:39:21 PM
 I understand that the front half sheet metal was sprayed body color at Chevy and the main body at Fisher, but in the B&W picture posted (http://www.camaronews.com/camaro-videos/first-camaro-ever-built-n100001-found-and-restored/) of the guy spraying the main body, I see what looks like a jig holding the front end sheet metal. Is that was it looked like (the jig) for the normal production front end spraying at Chevy's side of the wall?

Mike
6  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Most accurate 67 door sill moulding? on: March 04, 2015, 02:32:46 PM
 Thank you, Jek. I'll look at those reproductions then. I'll post an orig to repro comparison and share in CRG.

Regards,
Mike
7  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Brakes Trouble Shooting on: March 04, 2015, 02:30:36 PM
 I had a '69 Grand Prix develop a bad booster check valve that caused a hard brake symptom and a very noticeable 'hisssss' sound coming from the firewall/booster area but mainly when I applied the brakes.

Mike
8  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Heater hose alt clamp bolt on: March 02, 2015, 01:57:53 PM
  I have browsed that site in the past and it is a complete ripoff and is an example of what is wrong with eBay sellers who think they have gold.
What is the bolt size. I'll look in my pile of hundreds of original Camaro bolts and send it to you free of charge if I have it.

Mike
9  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Most accurate 67 door sill moulding? on: February 27, 2015, 02:56:46 PM
Hello list,

  Has anyone purchased door sill plates for a 67 recently or know of a close-to-accuracy as possible set with rivets?

Thank you in advance,
Mike
10  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 26, 2015, 08:13:22 AM
The middle and bottom picture look 67.

Mike
11  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Brake booster Remanufactured on: February 25, 2015, 10:13:51 AM
 I would also recommend to have the following done too if you are going to send in items for a dichromate (at least on my '67 they were) restoration:

*Booster
*M/C cover (if not too pitted) - or get an exact repro from a Corvette reproduction house
*Disc brake caliper mounting brackets
*Hold off valve mounting bracket


Mike
12  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Brake booster Remanufactured on: February 24, 2015, 11:02:10 AM
 Providing the pitting is not too severe, to me it adds to the cars patina to reflects its age and history even after it is related.

Mike
13  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Brake booster Remanufactured on: February 24, 2015, 09:34:22 AM
 I have only used brakeboosters.com They have the best work quality and know how to correctly finish a booster in the proper hues, IMO.

Mike
14  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67-9 Fuel lines on: February 22, 2015, 10:31:50 PM
Interesting to see DS1 (replies # 23 & #32) picture of a 67 11D NOR that shows the square upper control arm shim bar that doesn't look like the traditional dog bone.
My 05B has that same shape bar too though the 04B LOS has the dog bone shape. I know there was some speculation as to if that was a replacement but it's looking more like two shape bars were used.

Mike
15  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 20, 2015, 10:35:35 AM
 The picture you posted, what was wrong with that 'WT'? It sounds like you have one already that has a good stamp.

Mike
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