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811  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Big Block Open Element Air Cleaner on: July 27, 2013, 07:04:18 AM
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812  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Big Block Open Element Air Cleaner on: July 27, 2013, 01:11:41 AM
Maybe I should have included open element Z28 cars as well.. 
813  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Big Block Open Element Air Cleaner on: July 27, 2013, 12:26:41 AM
I have a '69 big block that was built in Nov. of '68 if that helps. I can take some pics and post when I get a chance.

Yes please do post some pics.




Ed,
This is very interesting..  What build date is your L89 car? Also the hose on the base going to the flame arrestor...  Is it original as well?  Also does anyone know of how many variations of the printing on the underside of the lid?  I'm wondering if this is a way to track the lids by year or even months..??..

814  Model Specific Discussions / Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Headers on: July 26, 2013, 08:07:42 PM
Jon,
they also call out for spread port heads..  You can make them work on stock heads with adapters but not intended for that & it could cause some fitment issues with the steering box & steering components.
815  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: I know its not a Camaro but.... on: July 26, 2013, 08:01:19 PM
That wagon is extremely cool..
816  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Stahl Step Headers ('69 Z28) on: July 26, 2013, 03:25:29 PM
My experiences the 1 5/8 on the stepped allows for better low end torque and once you get into the rpms the 1 3/4 allows the exhaust to move out of the header.  A full 1 3/4 you loose the low end and with the 1 5/8 you leave a little on the table in the upper rpms.  So a good stepped header is a great street car header.
817  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Big Block Open Element Air Cleaner on: July 26, 2013, 02:42:35 PM
'68 but I didnt think there was a difference on the BB open element air cleaner..   Huh
818  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Big Block Open Element Air Cleaner on: July 26, 2013, 12:16:06 PM
Curious if anyone has or can post up photos of an original air cleaner lid, hose to the crankcase vent and flame arrestor.  Photos of the top side and underside of the lid & base if possible.  Thanks, Darrell
819  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / I know its not a Camaro but.... on: July 25, 2013, 06:31:59 PM
This is what I was working on today..  Setting the valves and adjusting the carb.  Original owner (my uncle) car, early 90s restoration.  My father actually rebuilt the engine back then and I am the only other person to work on the car besides my father and uncle.  Super clean and well documented car.  Interesting story behind the car; he traded in a Marina Blue 67 SS Chevelle and had originally ordered a Fathom Green 69 SS Chevelle but the dealer got in this Garnet Red car from another dealer and he had them add power steering at the dealer and took it home.  Car has also been in Chuck Hanson's ACES magazine as well.  Just thought I would share.







820  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 1968 Horns on: July 25, 2013, 05:57:36 PM
Just verified in 67 assemly manual horns 67-68 rs are mounted on center latch support see page 426 & 427 fpr picture. Good job cook your dad trained you well!

;-)
821  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 1968 Horns on: July 24, 2013, 09:56:02 PM
According to the 68 factory assembly manual UPC 12 A8 - main shot shows the upper horn (low) & then the view B is the lower horn (high ).  Also the photo I showed of the standard headlight is an original unrestored car.
822  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 1968 Horns on: July 24, 2013, 03:08:07 PM

Are '68 horns mounted the same as '67? If so I can send pics from a '67 RS/SS survivor.

Mike

67 & 8 used the same horns for RS as far as I know.
823  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: 1968 Horns on: July 23, 2013, 04:49:51 PM
Wow this thread has been risen from the dead.  Lol. Maybe this will help.

RS



Standard
824  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Maintenance / Re: 1969 Z/28 DZ 302 overbore to .040? Piston Source? on: July 19, 2013, 12:02:02 PM
Those will work just not forged which isnt a huge deal if this is strictly a restoration.  Also look at Icon Performance Pistons (summitracing.com).  Also if you call JE, SRP or Wiseco pistons they can custom build you a set if needed.  Hope that helps.
825  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Took my 69 to its original owner for a visit on: July 19, 2013, 08:50:31 AM
Very cool.
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