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16  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 19, 2015, 07:42:09 PM
 Sure looks exactly like the 05B NOR 'WT'. The LOS has what looks like a skinner W. It makes me wonder if these were machined and stamped at more than one facility to account for the changes in fonts.  The few re-stamps I have seen have the wrong letter T (the top is not narrow)
 Is the part number casting upside down?


Mike
17  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 19, 2015, 07:00:23 PM
The NOR WT characters looks like the one you posted. Where is that from?

Mike
18  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 19, 2015, 06:43:02 PM
Hi Brad,

  The 04B LOS UOIT lists a date of April 13, 1967
For the 05B NOR car the NCRS document lists the date of May 12, 1967

Here is a close up of the NOR WT. The machining is not flat so the W isn't as crisp.


Thanks,
Mike
19  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 19, 2015, 06:20:49 PM
 Here are the two 'WT' master cylinders on my cars. Both are original to the car with the LOS unit being unrestored.
I looked all over and cannot find any Julian date besides the part number and foundry cast info.
The 05B NOR stamp has a light 'W' stamped compared to the LOS unit.

Mike
20  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5460346 Master Cylinder on: February 18, 2015, 05:26:59 PM
Hi Brad,
    Normally the pad where the code is stamped has a more flatter machined look from some of the ones I have seen in the field. But that is not to say your example hasn't had some surface oxidation to cause the rough texture. I have two WT's on my '67's I can look at but from memory the fonts on yours look legit.

Mike
21  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 67 Wiper Motor to Firewall Gasket Color on: February 17, 2015, 11:47:58 PM
Hi Bob,

  I have always seen black glaskets. I still have an original motor as a spare and the gasket is stuck to it and is definitely black.

Mike
22  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Master Cylinder Resleeving on: February 11, 2015, 01:26:39 PM
 The place by me (Apple Hydraulics) recommended brass too and that is what I had gone with. I believe it had something to do with easier to insert and hone but I can't remember for sure though reading the above post by Gary did sound familiar.

Mike
23  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 Camaro Pilot Line Assembly Process and Procedures on: February 07, 2015, 04:50:53 PM
 Thank you, John, for the insight of these models. Even with a steel and plywood base, these came in almost the weight of 2 Camaros. That's some dense clay!  Shocked

Mike
24  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 Camaro Pilot Line Assembly Process and Procedures on: February 06, 2015, 01:10:32 PM
OK...I have to ask what may sound like a stupid question about the clay mockups.
I assume there was some sort of platform base under all that clay and not that the mockup was solid clay?

Mike
25  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 RS/SS "Numbers Matching on ebay... on: February 06, 2015, 01:05:12 PM
 Both of my cars have the flat bottom SS grill emblem. It clearly sounds like Chevy just removed the lower 350 from the SS 350 mold.
 Scratch another one off the ponder list :-)

Thanks!
Mike
26  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 RS/SS "Numbers Matching on ebay... on: February 06, 2015, 08:28:09 AM
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67 and early 68 did NOT have the disc brake pedal pad.  That started in the early part of the calendar year of 68 (cant remember the exact month and day). Wink
That is GREAT to know! One less thing to ponder about on my list.
Any thoughts on the grill emblem  SS396 vs. just SS for a 396 67?

Thanks,
Mike
27  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Ebay 69 Z/28?? on: February 05, 2015, 10:48:40 PM
 Did the number 2 have that curve at the base and the letter I looks crooked?
The broach marks look almost hand made.

Nice car however!

Mike
28  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 RS/SS "Numbers Matching on ebay... on: February 05, 2015, 09:39:39 PM
 Only minor things that caught my attention were:
1-The rear spring perch bolts are aftermarket judging from the exposed thread length. Originals were flush with the end of the nut.
2- The EE paint code didn't get lower rocker blackouts (looks like this has it?)
3- I have never seen an 67 SS 396 Camaro with the front grill emblem that had 396 in it. It was only SS. My opinion is it was more cost effect for Chevy to use the existing SS 350 emblem mold and omit the 350 from the mold and just have it show SS. Almost all aftermarket repros, except one accurate one I have seen, shows SS 396. Both my 67's L35 only have SS on the front grill emblem.
4- Missing GM Mark of Excellence tag on the door side.
5- Where is the antenna base?
6- Wrong disc brake calipers? Looks like '69
7- Trunk lid bolts have no paint on them when they should
8- Do the wheel caps only show Chevrolet Motor Division? Should have Disc Brakes also in the wording

One area I still question on restored 67's is the disc brake options. Both my cars have disc brakes and neither have the disc brake insert in the pedal even with the Z23 option. I have only seen this on restores.

Nice car otherwise even if it was changed from the base 325HP to a 375.


Mike
29  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Soft seal weatherstripping from NPD on: February 05, 2015, 05:37:21 PM
I"ve had no issues with Metro.
I agree and it is very soft. Plus Metro has the end reinforcement in the door rubber. I'm not sure if it is metal or a very hard plastic, but you can see and feel a reinforcement plate molded into the end.

Mike
30  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 69 Big Block lift hooks on: February 04, 2015, 01:14:26 PM
Hi Hawk,

  I thought the manifold bracket used rounded edges.
Here is a link I posted about the one on my 67 04B LOS that shows both brackets. No replies received and I know the topic was beaten to death. Per John Z. NOR did start to use them starting '68, but being LOS did a few things different especially when it came to body drop, I wonder if they began using them earlier.
http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=11792.0

Mike
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