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601  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Correct 67 radiator tag on: March 16, 2013, 05:09:25 PM
 Thanks for looking.
I am talking to a vendor who is making exact copy tags for Pontiac and he will be looking at the cost to get a 'U' font. Otherwise the tag body edges are exact for 67.

Mike
602  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 1967 12D RS SS paint details on: March 15, 2013, 05:48:38 PM
I have an original 67 4N LOS car with the original stripe if interested. I can post pictures.

Mike
603  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Starter Date Codes and 'lead' on car assembly on: March 14, 2013, 08:08:58 PM
Seeing the starter listed as a separate item in the assembly manual I would assume the date may very well be past the engine assembly date and before the body date on the cowl tag.

Mike
604  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Correct 67 radiator tag on: March 14, 2013, 06:30:59 PM
I have 1 or 2 67 tags What code do you need
I need a UN (3013684) and if you have a UO (3013685) that would great.

Mike
605  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: CRG t-shirt results on: March 08, 2013, 07:54:32 PM
Sent you the info in a PM.

Thank you,
Mike
606  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Correct 67 radiator tag on: March 06, 2013, 08:19:06 PM
 Has anyone seen an accurate reproduction 67 radiator tag with the stepped edges instead of the straight edge commonly seen for sale?
I don't mind paying good money as long as the reproduction is accurate but so far I haven't seen a correct copy.

Thanks,
Mike
607  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Did console gauge cars also have a low oil pressure switch? on: March 02, 2013, 06:29:39 PM
 Updated with 12D

Feel free to add to this if you have a 67 with original gauges.
Cowl   Car   Firewall
Date   Plant   Junction
_________________________
12D   NOR  Brass
02C   LOS   Grommet
02E   NOR   Brass
03B   NOR   Brass
03C   NOR   Brass
05B   NOR   Grommet
05C   LOS   Grommet
05E   NOR   Brass
608  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Did console gauge cars also have a low oil pressure switch? on: February 27, 2013, 08:23:05 PM
Looks like we are starting to get a good sample size to see what the transition period was.
 Feel free to add to this if you have a 67 with original gauges.
Cowl   Car   Firewall
Date   Plant   Junction
_________________________
02C   LOS   Grommet
02E   NOR   Brass
03B   NOR   Brass
03C   NOR   Brass
05B   NOR   Grommet
05C   LOS   Grommet
05E   NOR   Brass

Buddy (X77-69z28), what month and plant is your 67 with the brass fitting?

Mike
609  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Research Topics & Reports / Re: 67-68 Los Angeles firewall piercings on: February 26, 2013, 11:26:00 PM
 The second picture of the 67 with the oil line is sure interesting. It has the rubber grommet. There has been a thread going around last year and it touched on when the switchover was from the metal firewall union to the rubber grommet ( http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=9493.0 ). The assembly manual shows around April-May 67. My 05B NOR has the rubber grommet. I'm surprised to see your 02C car has it.
  What is the "13" in the tunnel in the second picture?

Mike
610  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 67 Z28's on: February 26, 2013, 09:10:37 PM
 This site has some interesting info.
http://www.67z28.com/history.htm

Mike
611  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Parking Lights will not turn off on: February 25, 2013, 07:57:01 PM
Someone here had this similar problem last year and it turned out to be a misplaced wire in the front harness when he did some wire work.
Try doing a search and you should be able to find that thread.
 Good luck!

Mike
612  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 9204 brake booster on ebay on: February 23, 2013, 11:00:03 PM

   If you are certain that is original to your car then that does throw a deviation in this for sure.  Huh
Below is the updated list.

Late 1968
Trim Tag   Julian Date  Delco Stamp  Font size (1/8)
date     
shelf        334                    no      large
10A        none                 yes       N/A
11A        310                   yes       large
     

1969        Julian Date   Delco Stamp  Font size (1/16)
Trim Tag
date
01C              002               yes      small
02D              055               yes      small
05A              120               no       small
06A              140               yes      small
07A              148               yes      small
09C              199               yes      large
613  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Sunoco 260 on: February 23, 2013, 07:37:06 PM
 I used that in my 69 Grand Prix Model J back in '73. I *think* it was somewhere around 102 or 104, if that high.
Back in the days when you could get real leaded gas.

Mike
614  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 9204 brake booster on ebay on: February 23, 2013, 05:15:24 PM
Mike, I wonder if it was lightly stamped and was cleaned up when the booster was restored? It is definitely original to the car.
  That could very well be the case. After I became more interested in this topic late last year I have looked at several original unrestored 69 boosters and many had such lightly stamped Delco markings that not all the characters were fully developed. So, if the metal is stripped down and polished during the restoration process then it's likely the remainder of the characters are removed.

Mike
615  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 9204 brake booster on ebay on: February 23, 2013, 03:32:10 PM
Excellent! That fills in the gaps and starts to show a pattern from the sample size below.

Late 1968
Trim Tag   Julian Date  Delco Stamp  Font size (1/8)
date      
shelf        334                    no      large
09C        199                   yes       large
10A        none                 yes       N/A
11A        310                   yes       large
      

1969        Julian Date   Delco Stamp  Font size (1/16)
Trim Tag
date
01C              002               yes      small
02D              055               yes      small
05A              120               no       small
06A              140               yes      small
07A              148               yes      small


 This sample size is showing that late 68 used the larger 1/8 font and in 1969 it switched to the smaller 1/16 fonts.
In regards to the Delco stamp, the 2 deviations in the list are from the booster I have on the shelf and the 05A booster.
    The one I have on the shelf may very well have had the front shell replaced when it was restored back in the 1980s when looks were more important than keeping numbers intact.
    The 05A booster *may* have had the shell replaced but I cant comment on that being its not mine and I dont know its history.
But the data here sure shows the smaller font began around the Jan 1969 period.

Thank you,
Mike
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