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331  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: CRG t-shirts - How to order on: April 12, 2014, 07:28:49 PM
I will get at least one this go around.
332  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: And There It Goes... on: April 11, 2014, 01:57:09 PM
Congrats buddy.  Im sure it will be beautiful (minus it being HO) once again.. Grin
333  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Early VIN? on: April 08, 2014, 10:06:59 AM
Looks to be around the 3rd week of Sept.  If I did the math correctly.  Whats the build date on the tag?
334  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: got my carb back from Jerry, looking sweet on: April 08, 2014, 07:10:42 AM
Looks really good!
335  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: rain drip bright molding on: April 07, 2014, 08:01:35 PM
Didn't realize these were flash chromed.  If that's the case you could always have them hard chromed again.  Here are some pieces I polished this past weekend.



336  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: rain drip bright molding on: April 07, 2014, 06:22:27 PM
Here is some good reading on polishing stainless

http://www.caswellplating.com/buffman.htm
337  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: rain drip bright molding on: April 07, 2014, 06:14:45 PM
Yes you can "burn" the stainless.  I have gotten several pieces extremely hot and haven't burned a piece.  What cutting compound are you using?  Stainless isn't like chrome.  I have even sanded areas after working dents out and going from 80-1200 grit then on to polishing
338  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: rain drip bright molding on: April 07, 2014, 02:29:51 PM
All 3 years are the same.  You can polish them out if you so desired.  It is a lot easier to polish them if they are on a car before it is painted.  If there are dings or scratches in them then those will need to be taken care of before polishing obviously.  No info on repos.  I have polished all my original windshield and back glass trim and plan on doing the drip rail moldings at a later date.
339  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Heater cover wiring clips. on: April 04, 2014, 01:06:47 PM
67 I am working on.



And a original 68

340  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Here is my vin and trim tag from my H.O.Factory BB car please verify on: April 01, 2014, 02:10:24 PM
No thats a real 69 SS/RS Z COPO, big block, hemi headed 302, A/C with a monoleaf 10 bolt with 5.12 gear, M-24 3 speed trans, cowl hood with SS louvers, no badges, deluxe seats with standard door panels, Nova console with super rare 13" rally wheels with drum brakes up front and disc on the rear.  


Special Order!!!!  Ive got docs!!!  Special ordered the car in Oct '68 and had it stored until I was born in '78.





Sorry Im feeling like a smartass today..  LOL   Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin

341  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 26 year resto on: March 27, 2014, 07:19:59 PM
Very nice. Congrats on the 2nd & more importantly getting to drive it!!
342  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Galvanizing a Fuel Tank on: March 26, 2014, 11:18:59 AM
Thanks.  Like I said it is far from perfect but I am satisfied with it.
343  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Galvanizing a Fuel Tank on: March 25, 2014, 08:10:45 PM
Yes it was spray paint.  I used a base of gray primer.  Once dry I misted it lightly with water then used duplicolor chrome and misted the tank with the water still on the tank.  Once paint was dry I wiped off the water and added another mist of the chrome paint.  What you see is the result.  It took several attempts but I think it is close to what I have at work as far as galvanized metal for reference.  Remember that the look of galvanized will be different depending the process.  Here is what the tank looked like before.



344  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Galvanizing a Fuel Tank on: March 25, 2014, 06:47:33 AM
I think eventually cook is going to figure out the process for making gold in his shop-- Cheesy

So if the tanks in good shape under the goop ,strip it ,coat it with Shark skin and leave it ?

I wish jano...

Here is the my tank I finished up a couple weeks ago.  Its not perfect but I think its as close as Ill be able to get it.



345  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: tank restoration on: March 25, 2014, 06:43:45 AM
Here is the my tank I finished up a couple weeks ago.   Its not perfect but I think its as close as Ill be able to get it.



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