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46  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 69 Z/28 X77 garage/barn find on: September 29, 2014, 07:33:29 PM
 Here is the LI Corvette 7 rib hose. The white stripe is not within the ribs.
Notice the label for the LI hose is for 63-67. Maybe after 67 is was different -or- there were different versions depending on the supplier?
Same question for the while stripe, was it by chance where it was applied to the hose?

Mike
47  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / OT - Police report on: September 26, 2014, 04:05:16 PM

  There always a thief willing to take your pride and joy. No matter how fast an old car is, if I see mine going down the street without me driving it,  I can assure it will not outrun a well placed .223  Wink
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/1967-Camaro-Stolen-Driveway-Holbrook-NY-Long-Island-277182711.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_NYBrand

Mike
48  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 69 Z/28 X77 garage/barn find on: September 23, 2014, 08:31:16 PM
I understand, just wanting to know if it is available still.
I see the 3 rib is on eBay at: http://www.ebay.com/itm/60-81-GM-Vacuum-Hose-Correct-White-Stripe-5-32-with-3-ribs-SOLD-BY-THE-FOOT-/200908713411?pt=Vintage_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&fits=Model%3ACamaro&hash=item2ec717adc3&vxp=mtr

Mike

49  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Accurate taper mono springs? on: September 23, 2014, 06:52:03 PM
 That's an interesting writeup for the spring restoration/custom making process.
Being my car will only be for local shows and cruze nights I'll probably go with the Eaton or Camaro Specialties (probably Eaton made?) replacement mono's and
put the original springs on the shelf for re-arching using the heat process later.

Thanks for the replies!
Mike
50  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 69 Z/28 X77 garage/barn find on: September 23, 2014, 06:22:24 PM
Great pic....how many raised ribs? I have a reproduction from LI Corvettes and on this repro I count 7 raised ribs.

Thanks,
Mike
51  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Accurate taper mono springs? on: September 23, 2014, 08:45:53 AM
Hi Kevin,

  Thanks for chiming in. I was looking at the Eaton site and it explained the two ways to re-arch a spring. One was cold setting and the other involved heating the metal and reshaping it. In theory the latter is supposed to be a better solution. Do you know what process was used on yours (cold vs. hot)?
  So far I am only able to find springs with the thickness taper but not with the wide side taper. My concern is the fit at the shackle ends with the non-taper design.
Looking a Eaton's site they state "Thatís why our springs are built from the original factory blueprint" but their mono spring doesn't have the wide side taper. I assume it would be in the blueprint! This URL shows their hot process, it's pricey though  http://www.eatonsprings.com/rearching.htm

Thank You,
Mike
52  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 69 Z/28 X77 garage/barn find on: September 22, 2014, 10:47:32 PM
 When you get time could you post a picture of the ribs?

Thanks!
Mike
53  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 69 Z/28 X77 garage/barn find on: September 22, 2014, 10:27:11 PM
Darrell,

 Are there any ribs running the length on the vacuum hoses?

Mike
54  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Master cylinder cover on: September 22, 2014, 10:22:24 PM
 If you want more samples then I'll add my '67 04B and 05B has the original covers s with the Use Delco Brake Fluid stamp.

Mike
55  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Better remember this cowl tag Number on: September 22, 2014, 09:53:46 PM
 I got a chuckle out of "for entertainment purposes only" comment with the tags for sale.
Heck, for $150-$250 dollars that "entertainment" had better be walking, shapely and she better have a sexy voice  Cool

Mike
56  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Accurate taper mono springs? on: September 22, 2014, 06:27:29 PM
 I know in the past there were no reproduction mono springs with the correct taper per the CRG archives.
Does anyone know if there exists a true copy of a tapered mono these days? I have browsed and see replacements but no word if it is tapered both in thickness and length like the factor springs. My car is sagging 3/4" more on one side compared to the opposite and I can see the spring has flattened nearest the rear mounting perch.

Thank You,
Mike
57  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Got Rust? on: September 21, 2014, 01:38:32 AM
 I've seen some rust buckets in my time but this one takes the lead role.
Looking at the grass below the car through the rusted floor boards reminded me of the Flintstones car.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevrolet-Camaro-convertible-/331320158517

Mike
58  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Measurement between the quarters on: September 20, 2014, 08:33:43 AM
Hello,

   Attached is an image from my '67 hardtop that has all original sheet metal. Its width is 46 14/16" from seam to seam as measured along the bottom edge with a metal tape measure. When you measure from edge to edge be aware the ruler will show a visual arch due to the panel surface curve and you can see that in the left corner of the picture.

PS: Excuse the primer dust as the car below it is being block sanded (the color is actually tahoe turquoise)  Grin

Mike
59  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: GM Part Number for 67 12 Bolt Pinion Seal on: September 15, 2014, 03:13:19 PM
 I bought a new seal and reproduction yoke for my '67 12 bolt from the place below.
It fit with no issues.

Denny's Driveshafts
1189 Military Road
Kenmore, NY 14217
1-800-955-1872 Phone - Orders Only
(716) 875-6640 Phone - Tech Line & Pricing
(716) 875-6743 Fax
Sales@DennysDriveshaft.com
http://www.DennysDriveshaft.com
60  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: My New '68 Camaro Z/28 Butternut Yellow on: September 11, 2014, 07:39:06 AM
Danny,

  How are you pushing the damper onto the crankshaft?

Mike
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