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76  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Took the Day Off.... on: August 29, 2014, 10:48:22 PM
Since I can't added pics correctly the first time..  






& yes Mike that is what I am stating & my belief.
Car at less than a month old.


77  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Took the Day Off.... on: August 29, 2014, 08:19:17 PM
and thought I would wash wax finish up any tuneup issues that were left from the previous weekend.  So Im almost finished and I keep hearing a little chatter under the valve cover.  I pull the cover to adjust the valves and get to #7 intake and see what looks like a weak spring.  I pull off the keepers to discover this.





Luckily it didnt drop a valve because I would have been sick..  But got it replaced with a spare I had and everything is back to normal.  Not sure I like the wheels on the car..  Cragars are definitely the leading candidate at this point.







Also a pic of the tailpan after waxing.  I have to retract my first belief of them being semi or satin black.



78  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Shat R Proof Front windshield with no DOT? on: August 29, 2014, 07:58:38 PM
So another member has contacted me with a 68 L78 survivor his father purchased new it also has a non DOT Shat-R-Proof front glass (never replaced)... that makes 2... anyone else have one?




Not the greatest pic but



79  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Timing out of wack on: August 27, 2014, 03:57:24 PM
Acts lean at idle, cruising or WOT?
80  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 26, 2014, 09:22:53 AM
I might just do that.  I want to go to the Soild Lifter Show next year if I can plan around it.  Would like to take the Rallye Green L78 to though.  Just need to upgrade the towing rig.  Roll Eyes  My mighty ZR2 S10 (with 200K plus) had all it could handle with the trailer and pulling the Z as a roller a few months back.  Shocked
81  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 25, 2014, 09:28:45 PM
Heck its not hijacking when there are cool vintage pics involved!!!
82  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: Timing out of wack on: August 25, 2014, 04:27:40 PM
Maybe a dumb question but are you plugging off your vacuum advance when setting timing?
83  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 25, 2014, 01:17:36 PM
I modified my last post so reread it again if you missed it.
84  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 25, 2014, 01:11:03 PM
That sounds right.

WOW small world..  When you said Steppenwolf I called my mother and confirmed with her.  My father bought the 427 out of the Steppenwolf car.  She said it was Mr Evans son.  I said was it Dale Evans and she said; you know I believe that is right..  He put that 427 in the green 68 and it wouldnt run as strong as the L78 so he pulled it out and sold it and put the L78 back in.

This is too cool..
85  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.

86  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.

87  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.
88  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
89  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.
90  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Found Some More Pics of the Green L78 on: August 24, 2014, 06:05:09 PM
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