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331  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Fan Shroud on: July 27, 2013, 09:44:03 PM
Use the organic stuff in the bucket - Ready Strip - green goo cuts through several layers of paint.
Unfortunately not sold here.....
332  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Fan Shroud on: July 27, 2013, 05:24:53 PM
Thanks for the suggestions Steve - I have already tried various other methods, but found the heat gun delivers the best result. I may still give the fiberglass stripper a try though, was told it is likely too harsh, but could try a small area that won't be seen once installed.
My query was just over the part number, as I have never before seen a genuine GM 7-digit part number with a dash in it.
333  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Fan Shroud on: July 27, 2013, 04:29:06 AM
My original GM fan shroud was painted by a previous owner, and I have been trying various methods of removing paint without damaging the plastic. So far, the best method is to use a heat gun on a low setting, with a plastic scraper. However, this is taking forever and I have been offered an easy option - another fan shroud off a 69 small block car. My only issue is that my shroud has the part number 3938615 and the one on offer has 3938-615. I'm wondering if the one with the 'dash' in the part number is a reproduction - can anyone confirm?
334  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: '69Z 302 - current header recommendations please? on: July 26, 2013, 05:04:37 AM
Charlie, interesting to see what others recommend, but I have heard good things about Doug Thorley Tri-Y headers, especially regarding underside and engine bay clearances, so will be getting those for when I reassemble my car.
335  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Took my 69 to its original owner for a visit on: July 19, 2013, 07:34:36 AM
Awesome reunion, congratulations to you for setting that up - must've been a great day!
336  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Another Z/28 on ebay #111118174849 on: July 17, 2013, 05:08:47 PM
http://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=225490
337  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: hugger orange z with green interior on: July 13, 2013, 06:37:24 PM
Bill, is the car still at Mershon's?
Appears to be, the link is still active:
http://www.mershons.com/car_detail.asp?ID=7134
338  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: hugger orange z with green interior on: July 13, 2013, 02:06:40 AM
Reminds me of this thread: http://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=210384
339  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: Vin in data base on: July 11, 2013, 10:10:31 PM
That's only ~400 or so away from my 04A VIN.
340  Model Specific Discussions / Trans-Am Camaros / Re: New Zealand/Australian Camaros And Firebirds on: July 03, 2013, 03:55:11 AM
To the best of my knowledge left hand drive cars didn't actually have to be converted to rhd when imported into Australia in period, its just that many owners chose to convert them to make driving them on the roads easier.
Steve, until (relatively) recently, all LHD cars imported to Australia had to be converted to RHD for road use, but only in certain States and Territories. I think at least Western Australia and the Northern Territory allowed LHD cars to be registered. The Eastern states were not as relaxed!
From around 1999 (at least in my home state), the laws were relaxed to allow vehicles 30 years old, or more, to remain LHD and still be eligible for registration. Hence the steady stream of personal imports of 60's and 70's cars into the country since then, as the previously-prohibitive cost of conversions could be avoided.
However, as far as I know, cars specifically imported for race purposes could remain in LHD configuration, unless they were also intended to be road-registered.
341  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Jerry MacNeish - Fire on: July 02, 2013, 04:31:06 PM
Hope all is well; I've tried to reach Jerry a couple of times over several weeks, by email and PM, but guessed something was up ( in addition to him being a very busy man!). He posted here within the last couple of days though, so hopefully it wasn't a serious incident for him or his customers......
342  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Right hand drive ???? on: July 01, 2013, 10:22:20 PM
Wow, $175K....I am in the wrong business, might need to start selling right hand drive Camaros  Grin
Blackout Steve might not agree with you.  I'm sure it's a pain to fabricate or modify all those parts.
$175,000 would ease a lot of pain.....
343  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Right hand drive ???? on: July 01, 2013, 04:40:27 PM
$175,000 -  Roll Eyes
344  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Flywheel Inspection Cover Paint on: June 30, 2013, 04:05:44 PM
Thanks again Jerry.
345  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Flywheel Inspection Cover Paint on: June 29, 2013, 08:58:02 PM
I see that they are being repo'd now as the replacements are not correct I saw one on E-buy it was listed for vettes
I believe the NOS covers have 2 holes near the oil pan flange....
Would appreciate it if someone could confirm if the one I have, pictured below, is the correct factory original (not NOS) type?
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