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211  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Nice Restoration on: April 12, 2014, 06:46:56 PM
Very pretty car. Polyglas tires?
212  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Treating inside of rocker rails & the snow is gone! on: April 12, 2014, 06:36:01 PM
Rockers are galvanized, so are the door jamb supports.
Yes, -vellu is correct; I wasn't arguing, just acknowledging that I had not previously been aware of that. One of the great things about this hobby, always learning new facts.
213  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Treating inside of rocker rails & the snow is gone! on: April 12, 2014, 01:17:28 AM
Tubes are galvanized
Never seen that before! Only parts I thought were gal on these cars were the headliner attachment strips, floorpan plugs and the wiring loom cover/carpet support at the door openings.
214  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: And There It Goes... on: April 11, 2014, 06:43:08 PM
Always hard to entrust something so cared about to someone else, but sure he will do a terrific job and you'll be back behind the wheel quicker than if you tried to do it all yourself!
215  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Well My Camaro online Compadres, Time for a fight of my Life! on: April 10, 2014, 11:53:43 PM
Danny, glad to see you back here, and I wish you well on the road to recovery and eventually getting back into a Camaro!
216  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Treating inside of rocker rails & the snow is gone! on: April 10, 2014, 11:41:25 PM
You could give the insides of the rockers a hit with a quality rust-prevention product, like Dynax S50 or 3M Rust Fighter; they come in a pressure pack and the nozzle is on a long wand so you can reach all those nooks and crannies. The nozzle has a multi-directional spray pattern to get better coverage in tight areas, like this:
217  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: got my carb back from Jerry, looking sweet on: April 08, 2014, 07:25:13 AM
Very nice.
218  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Another 1969 Z/28 "Barn Find" on: April 08, 2014, 05:15:24 AM
What always stands out to me whenever I see a CHP Certification, is the statement:
"According to our data base and historical Chevrolet records, this car is an original <insert model> "
I guess only Jerry can confirm, and would not do that for obvious reasons, but since the only known GM records amount to the shipper info (not yet available via the NCRS), and unless the car has previously been inspected and certified by him (in which case, why re-appraise it?), what does the statement really mean?
219  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: So you think you have a Dana, Nickey,Berger Baldwin, etc...? on: April 01, 2014, 03:39:15 AM
I can tell you we have moved the target roll out date to May 1st.
Thanks Roy - will be waiting in anticipation like a kid on Christmas Eve!
220  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: So you think you have a Dana, Nickey,Berger Baldwin, etc...? on: March 31, 2014, 03:42:28 PM
Read elsewhere that this service has been delayed from mid-April until July - can anyone involved with NCRS confirm?
221  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Block crayon marks on: March 31, 2014, 03:36:41 PM
Great, thanks again as always John! Now I'll have to try and decipher the crayon markings.
222  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Hmmm, "complete bumber to bumber" restored 69 Z on: March 30, 2014, 04:01:18 AM
Kurt, what's your opinion on the engine stamp?
VIN: 124379L528742
Paul
Yes, I'd like to hear Kurt's opinion on that one; the VIN is the closest I've yet seen to my own LA car's.
223  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Block crayon marks on: March 29, 2014, 05:07:11 PM
Interesting! I was cleaning up a Flint CE block recently and noticed yellow grease pencil marks on one side (which I have left undisturbed); Would the same process as JohnZ described have applied equally to a CE assembly as a production engine?
224  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: tank restoration on: March 29, 2014, 04:09:45 AM
Tim,
Are those dried paint runs at the lowest points I see?
Mike
Mike, those dark areas are just local wet spots; it had been raining before I took the tank outside to take the picture, and the bottom edge got damp when I put it down to turn over. There is a couple of minor paint runs, but they don't show up in the picture.
225  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Date Stamping on: March 28, 2014, 03:22:16 AM
Door panels have ink date stamps on the inside of the panels
Here's an example, this one from an August of 1969 car:
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