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241  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Purpose of this bracket?? on: June 25, 2014, 06:45:36 PM
Looks like only single exhaust cars. I don't see any reference to it in the N10 or the NC8 option pages.


To clarify Gary, single exhaust usage only, but ALL cars got it regardless.
242  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 2014 camaro nationals on: June 25, 2014, 04:25:25 PM
Yea Scott, I'd knew it would score way up there by the pics I've seen and knowing your tenacity to make 'er right. Congrats. Beautiful ride.
243  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Grill emblem placement for a 1969 Z/28 RS vs Standard on: June 24, 2014, 10:52:39 PM
244  Orphans - documentation or VIN-stamped drivetrains - in search of the original cars / 1969 - Orphans / Re: 19N629232 M21 Muncie Transmission P9C26B on: June 24, 2014, 08:48:04 PM
Well...  I have been gradually accepting the label of 'Hoarder' that my wife calls me...  and now..based on this last post, I suppose I have to begin accepting 'Long Time Hoarder' as a more descriptive label, since I've got parts I've never used that I obtained long ago.. ie. a '68 Muncie that I bought in '71, etc..  Smiley...  .. but actually the 70s were a great time for collecting 60's and 70's parts... Smiley
I don't see anything wrong with that...guess that makes me one too!! Roll Eyes Wink Grin
245  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Start Here on: June 24, 2014, 06:42:56 PM
"There's a Sucker born every minute" (attributed to P.T. Barnum), and this sucker went for some good coin, IMO. Is a title worth that much? Apparantly so, as that is all that's left. Also, $6,400 for the Yellow one that OP asked about.
246  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Real SS? on: June 23, 2014, 01:08:43 PM
This car?
247  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Real SS? on: June 23, 2014, 06:36:59 AM
welcome Newb geb78. You say the engine is original? HAcode? How could it be anything but an SS? Of course, the first thing that will be asked on this site (so, I will go ahead and ask) is to provide pictures of the Trim Tag and engine stamps/castings/dates/all partial VINs. Hopefully, you have studied all the related information on the site already and can conclude on your own what you have since there is so much information that is presented so well by our site administrators and founders with more detail  topics(and sarcasm/humor) provided by our knowledgable members, here, in the forum. Agree, your pic is hard to determine the "plate". It looks more to be an outline of where a rear ex. hanger was located, but the holes are way too big, so more pics needed, maybe cleaning off that area.
248  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Bumper Finish on: June 22, 2014, 10:14:59 PM
Have used this product with success on other stuff.
249  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Are these numbers good .. 69 Z ? on: June 22, 2014, 09:33:34 PM
TT won't tell you much on that build date...valuable color though,lol. #s look good to me, IMO. Won't opin on alt.
250  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: It's the little things on: June 22, 2014, 09:26:23 PM
Nice dash pod too. When was the last time you saw the column cover tabs still in place? Wink
251  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / It's the little things on: June 22, 2014, 07:02:41 PM
Recently, I acquired a 69 parts car. It is rough for sure and the tag and VIN I suspect went on another car. By its hidden VIN it is a Jan.69 Nor. car 6cyl,glide w/D55,X23 blk.,X11. Olympic Gold?
Not much sheetmetal, but a largely untouched 45K car(don't know if orig. or turned over) A few of the small goodies netted include that seat cable, like sdkar had made, correct crossmember A headed shoulder bolts with washers, and correct camber shims. Posting for reference pics for others.
252  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Start Here on: June 21, 2014, 11:00:29 PM
Bentley isn't that your new parts car???

That makes mine look saveable,lol Hey, this car has astro-nomical ventilation?? Roll Eyes
253  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What's it Worth..? on: June 21, 2014, 02:48:11 PM
Just to clarify, my comment was not a "dig" on your car, and your reply was eloquent and did not indicate such. It is hard to describe what I would consider acceptable embellishments. A disclaimer-just my perception and opinion, so take it for what its worth. Such things as "period" or "era" stuff is perfectly fine to me (note other mods were not mentioned, like your chrome braces) or mud flaps in another post. Those are just things done "in the day". I would leave those items on a car, if I bought it...doesn't bother me. I was just thinking if I were considering a purchase and saw the car advertised as a real Z, upon seeing things in a pic, like the decal mentioned, I would question if the guy really had a Z or knew what was supposed to be on the car and a progression of thought, I may dismiss a car ad upon seeing items that an enthusiast would surely not have on a car, because there are plenty of bogus and mis-stated cars. Your own admission is that you removed the decal (after learning of its origin) showing you are an enthusiast  and of a high level. I have a hard time pricing cars these days myself as I have not personally inspected or compared any in years other than pics on the net. My advice about decal was based on getting the best price and most interest for your car, so, perhaps, others would not pass it up when they see a small detail that would make them question the legitimacy of the car. This would go for any car.
Conclusion: If an ad started "Real Z for sale", I click on pics and see that decal, I'm thinking, yea, right, probably not a real Z or that guy would know better to have that decal...I guess that is the point. I will also say, I will be so fortunate if my own car comes out half as nice as yours when it is completed. Bentley
254  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What's it Worth..? on: June 21, 2014, 12:33:21 PM
Plus column far exceeds negatives. Beautiful , straight car. Appears a nicely done clone with a few personal touches , but it's not. It's the real deal with the 302 sitting on a stand. And from what you say, not a bunch of after market sheet metal built around a vin tag.

I like your car quite a bit, but I'm a little partial to 68 Z's lol.

The cost of getting one to that level in primer alone?? From some of these barn finds?

If you are on the fence, set the bar high. It's the person who doesn't have one in the garage that may come off the long dollar.

Very nice car, I agree! I'd get rid of that "caution fan" sticker though. Looks cheesy and speaks,"I don't don't know what the H--l I'm doing when restoring a Camaro."
255  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Well it only took me a year to drive my Camaro again... on: June 19, 2014, 03:35:31 PM
Austin,did Jim Nabors sing "Back Home in Indiana" for you? Welcome back to the Midwest. Nice shop pic.
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