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151  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 25, 2014, 12:55:11 PM
How cool is this..  Its a shame its no longer around.

152  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 25, 2014, 12:48:51 PM
There was no dealer emblem on the car.  Just the license plate frames.  He also bought a new 66 SS Chevelle from a dealer in Painesville.  My parents lived in Mentor until 1971-72.  Eventually calling Lebanon, TN home in 1974-75.  If you run across a Glasscock frame I would definitely be interested in it.

153  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Need your Camaro pics for the Homepage on: August 25, 2014, 09:29:38 AM
You can use mine if no one else sends in pics of their 67.   Cheesy

Im kidding.  You have already used it once already.
154  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 25, 2014, 06:52:31 AM
Great pics! What dealer sold it?


Steve

He ordered it from Glasscock Chevrolet in Willoughby, Ohio

The blue 69 z28 was DJ's car is somewhere in Kentucky last I heard. 


For some reason I was thinking it went out west..  Glad it stayed at least somewhat close.  You can also see Ron and Diane's X44 Z in the back ground.  lol
155  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 07:59:15 PM
Pace car was sold back in 2001.  I can not remember the guys name.

No air shocks.  He didnt get them until July of 68.



Engines coming.  Got the coated cam bearings installed and the crank is back in the block.  Still need to finish the other head and get a set of rings and back together it goes.
156  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 06:05:09 PM
After:
157  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 06:04:29 PM
First pace car my father restored back in the mid 90's.

Before:

158  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 05:53:36 PM
Thanks guys.  The only reason I am the person I am and the vehicles I now own; directly or indirectly is due to my father.  

Steve yes he sure did.  The POP shows he signed the paperwork on the 4th of April and in less than a month he had already started making changes and personalizing it.  I was actually giving it a tuneup and oil change today and while I was under the car I could still see the old paint in some of the hard to see places.  Set the timing at 33 degrees total (started to ping a little when I went higher but hadnt ran a full tank through the car yet), dwell at 30 & NGK plugs with 110 octane..  Definitely a world of difference..  Also cleared up the hesitation I was having off idle as well.

I also ran across some other pics of some local cars.  See if you remember some of these..





On a side note:
If anyone is looking into oils to run that has the correct amount of zinc (over 1500ppm) & phosphorus (over 1300ppm) go with Brad Penn Grade 1 Oil..  From my research they have a great reputation and it is 100% USA MADE.





159  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Condensation wicks in tail light housing on: August 24, 2014, 05:28:38 PM
Heres a 68 with the wick missing.  I would guess most either dry rotted or were broken off.

160  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Condensation wicks in tail light housing on: August 24, 2014, 05:24:20 PM
They are on 67 & 8 tail light housings.  Because the metal back housings that cause  moisture.  Pretty sure 69's do not have them.  



161  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 12:32:40 PM
Well as far as I know there has been the original steel wheels, keystones, some unknown mag wheel, Cragars, & rallyes..  I still have the Cragars, rallyes & a set of AR wheels (never were on his car but I plan on running them some) that I am currently running on my 67.  The mirror, spoilers & chrome on the doors & fender wells were added by him.  He bought the car with one thing in mind; which was drag racing.
162  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 11:38:38 AM
The car today.







163  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 11:35:27 AM
Car show at Wilson County Motors in 1980.

164  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 11:32:32 AM
The first pic is the last from April 1968.  The other 2 are from June 11th 1978
165  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 11:30:25 AM
These were all taken April of 68 which the first week of April was when my father took ownership of the car.  As for the whole debate on the gloss vs satin vs semi gloss tail panels..  I was always on the semi or satin side until I found these pics.

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