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31  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Bad Luck is Better Than No Luck; Right? on: January 19, 2015, 07:06:04 AM
looking good
32  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Ron Pratte collection on: January 17, 2015, 07:08:46 PM
If we assume that when it was certified, it was as a rebodied/restoration drivetrain vehicle as indicated by the second and final certification. The  professional appraisal value was 100,000-120,000 in 2008. No one on this site questioned the appraisal value then.... I don't know why, to me it was virtually worthless unless you collect documentation.  So logically if it was worth what it appraised for in 2008 at 100-120K, then based on the increased value in cars 148K is not unrealistic in today market.

Again the car has very little value whether it was in 2008 or 2015. There is nothing original and should be valued at nicely restored clone cars...but that's just my opinion.

I would guess that most of us share your opinion, Steve...  but then it IS a *pretty car*, and with B-J pushing certain cars, there are many big$$ folks there who bid on 'pretty', in response to the 'push' that B-J provides them...?   

but personally, pretty or not, I wouldn't trade my original, unrestored, partially-disassembled *real*  Z28 for it..  Smiley
    ditto. although I did want to repaint...my car. What I do not understand is how a re-body can stack up against a car whose un-original sheet metal can fit in the palm of one's hand ? And no filler. Of course there are those who go ga-ga over re-stamped carbs and alternators. Guess it depends who is pitching the car. Rule of thumb should be put your hand on what it rolled out off the line with.
33  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Planned Gen One Restomod on: January 10, 2015, 02:09:48 PM
Team Camaro may be the site your looking for ,guy on there just finished up a conversion.
34  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" X 7" Rallys clear everything on a '68 on: January 10, 2015, 07:57:24 AM
not sure what you are looking for now ?  The tires on Craigslist were a bit bigger than E-70's. 6" rims only ? Are the tires on the car now original to it ? If not , why not just order the tires you want and have the mounted on your wheels ?? I put my originals back on 26 years ago, with new tires,  and that's what the cars rolling on now. High quality wheels, true, and no slow leaks at the bead. Irreplaceable ? yea,but so is everything else hanging off of and including the chassis.
35  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" X 7" Rallys clear everything on a '68 on: January 09, 2015, 04:17:27 PM
Metric to Standard Result:
205/70/15 = 26.3x8.1/15
36  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" X 7" Rallys clear everything on a '68 on: January 09, 2015, 04:13:32 PM
http://enthusiast.yearone.com/faqs/wheels-tires-brakes/tire-conversion-chart/

just happened upon this
37  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" X 7" Rallys clear everything on a '68 on: January 09, 2015, 04:07:17 PM
Metric to Standard Result:                                
195/70/15 = 25.7x7.7/15         me fronts
265/50/15 = 25.4x10.4/15       your tires of interest                
255/70/15 = 29.1x10/15          me rears

235/60/15 = 26.1x9.3/15          rubbed per John Z

215/65/15 = 26x8.5/15             John Z running now

225/60/15 = 25.6x8.9/15        JonsZ68 (white 68 SS clone/tribute...nice car, reports no rubs)


a few numbers to ponder










38  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" X 7" Rallys clear everything on a '68 on: January 09, 2015, 10:11:28 AM
Jano,
225/60/15 all around. No rubs!  ( JonZ68)---take a look Cheesy  I like.

Currently I have 255-70R15's in the rear ( fills well nice with no interference) 195-70R15's in the front. on the original DF's. Slight rake ,liked the look. Never was a fan of those huge meats sticking out the wheel wells. Don't like tubbed cars. (mini tubbed are cool!)

My slick is a MT  28x9x15 on 8" rally.  no rubs. (posted wrong size on another thread)




39  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Hi everyone, new guy here...... on: January 09, 2015, 08:16:58 AM
May sound silly ,but what size tires ? Great look on it and I'm assuming no clearance issues. Another member (Danny) was inquiring on another thread for his 68. This always comes up and IMO you have the perfect combo. Welcome to the site--steve.
40  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 15" X 7" Rallys clear everything on a '68 on: January 08, 2015, 04:09:43 PM
Lot on this topic in Team Camaro--be advised more meat will fit under a 69 then 67/68.
41  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Mild Modifications / Re: Firmer Shock Absorber? on: January 04, 2015, 10:04:44 PM
Launch is a little hairy, after that car/engine really feel like they are not even working. Very smooth. Short WB cars are a different beast though, quite an experience.

Back to the shocks, what's a"good ride" is a matter of opinion based on the driver's preference. This is the beauty of an on car adjustable shock. You don't have to do coil overs, standards are available.
42  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: New article - Water pumps on: January 01, 2015, 06:39:27 PM
nicely done!
43  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: This is a good looking car! on: January 01, 2015, 06:30:37 PM
Car might have been built on a Monday ,or Friday, or after a holiday Cheesy.
44  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: in case anyone is interested on: January 01, 2015, 06:28:11 PM
That brings up another point. How many people would buy a car because it was a rare color verses a desirable color they liked. Personally if I'm going to spend that kind of money on a car and have to look at it all the time I want a color I like. JMO

There are a handful of guys on here that liked looking at it, and wished it was in their garage. Now I did not hear them say "I wish I had that car instead of my current Camaro".


Apples and oranges. My Z has been in my life almost 40 years ( in May of 2016). History with my Father, wife, kids...last link to my past as a child. And it'll see some more track time, some more memories to be made. And one day when I'm an old man, the "born with" exhaust will go back on, and It'll haul my golf clubs. So lets get it straight, there is no other Camaro I'd "wish" to have instead, just a few I'd like to have in addition to.

 Not the big block 8 second tube chassis car I want, but a very well done Camaro with some history. Too bad it wasn't wearing a popular color....lots of junk out there does. I'm sure I'll see it  on the block again, cash not tight ,I'm bidding. ( hopefully after the 67/68 BBC tube chassis car!)
45  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: in case anyone is interested on: January 01, 2015, 11:05:09 AM




[/quote]same reason brad wants to sell kids in college.
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And spring semester is due. My #1 priority is my son coming out of school debt free. With a four year degree costing around 100K ,at the low end, we're on the same page. Not to say he might not be in the position to buy it back in a few years. Maybe for less.     
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