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16  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Research Topics & Reports / Re: Gas tank date codes on: April 05, 2014, 07:08:23 PM
Hi Mike. I remembered you from some postings last summer when I picked up the car and you mentioned they were born close together. My trim tag corner code is D671 and the production run # is  LOS 8461.  So very close.  I've been picking thru the car off/on all winter  - and will be sure to stay in contact as these cars I'm sure have a lot in common. Chris
17  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Research Topics & Reports / Re: Gas tank date codes on: April 05, 2014, 06:06:07 PM
Here's a '67 for the list. Just pulled the tank last weekend on my '67 LOS 11A car. Code is 42  9D which doesn't seem quite right given the number 9. Could it be upside down and should be a 6?. Referencing some other posts -  the other 11A car listed  (40 6N) I believe is very close in production to mine - so go figure?
18  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: 327 L30 Intake Manifold date on: March 10, 2014, 06:52:03 PM
Thanks for the feedback. I'm going with its good!
19  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / 327 L30 Intake Manifold date on: March 10, 2014, 08:18:03 AM
Q for the group:  Would a casting date of "I86" (Sept) on the intake manifold of a '67 11A LOS  L30 build be too far out of range?
Looking to determine if I have a transplant.
20  Orphans - documentation or VIN-stamped drivetrains - in search of the original cars / 1969 - Orphans / 9N671997 - trans, was 69 Camaro Z28 and SS 4sp parts. on: March 08, 2014, 07:51:54 AM
Nothing too remarkable here - but the VIN is listed for the Z shifter so maybe a match out there somewhere. CT Craigslist.
21  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Fredd Gibb ZL 1 on eBay.. Rebodied? on: March 05, 2014, 03:11:59 PM
The Secret Service needs to read this as its a clear case of of counterfeiting.
22  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: '67 rear brake hose routing. on: February 26, 2014, 01:07:45 PM
Thanks Bob - I think you are spot on with that. I tried orienting the brackets a few different ways - always the same result. I think going with the '68  multi spring version is the answer - for now (might go back to the singles at some point - and I'll have the right hose Smiley)
Thanks again - Chris
23  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 4P L30/M20 on: February 11, 2014, 08:39:09 PM
Check the CRG site under research topics for the full report on L30/M20's.
Very informative to include some production estimates that are about as accurate as you will find. Not many made and far fewer left that are complete (motor-trans-rear). If your car is a true L30/M20 - keep it together and maybe we can bring some posting competition to the forum vs. all the boys with '69's and Z's!!!!!!! Smiley
24  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: Mult-Leaf Springs or Single for 1967 L30M20? - That is the question. on: February 10, 2014, 10:13:26 AM
Sorry for the late reply but thanks to all for the feedback. Looking closer at the perches-they are defiantly the original single leaf set up (recess is only 1" deep) I'm sure this is contributing to the vibration the orig. owner stated developed after his mechanic made the change over to multis. There's really nothing holding the bottom 2 or 3 leafs from sliding side to side except for the outboard strapping on either end. Anyone have a spare set from '68? I don't think there were any multi. leaf configurations in '67. Thanks-Chris
25  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: '67 rear brake hose routing. on: February 04, 2014, 07:44:02 PM
Got it. Thanks.
26  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Lifetime Warranty on 1968 Camaro on: February 04, 2014, 03:36:23 PM
Not my car but my '67 was purchased new at Ed Taylor 2/67. Too bad they are out of business. A little photo shopping and bam! Free restoration! (maybe not). Anyway - Ed do you have any other information on the dealership? Thanks Chris
27  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / '67 rear brake hose routing. on: February 04, 2014, 11:53:40 AM
Can I get 2 pictures of the following for a '67:
1. Rear brake hose to body mount tab/hard line.
2. Rear brake hose to diffential mount tab.
I just replaced the hose in the same orientation as was on the car-but it seems tight (not much play).  Would like to confirm the old one was replaced correctly when the springs were updated to multis. Thanks Chris.
28  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: 69 Z/28 Barn Find?? on: January 25, 2014, 08:54:23 AM
This is what my "Barn Find" motor looked like after 28 years in storage (well, it was really in a garage next to the house) - but you get the point.
29  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Mult-Leaf Springs or Single for 1967 L30M20? - That is the question. on: January 22, 2014, 09:17:39 PM
So my '67 rs L30/M20 had the rear leaf springs changed over to multi's. After a wonderful discussion with the orig. owner last week (cant believe I located him - more to come on that!) he confirmed that he had made this change at the suggestion of his mechanic after one broke and "almost put me  in the ditch"  Smiley
I'm planning on overhauling the rear - so the time would be right to either re-install the multi's or go back to the singles? - Seems GM realized pretty quick there  were issues with the single leaf application.  Comments? The car will be driven.  Thanks - Chris
30  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Restoration / Re: who do you all get body parts from? on: January 15, 2014, 10:05:16 AM
Suggestion: beware of product pictures when ordering. I had a terrible time with Ground Up and trunk panels. Took me 2 weeks after I got the order to get them to admit the pics did not match the product because they had changed vendors.  Started calling around and found similar situations when describing what I was looking for. Solution when feasible was to request someone go into the stock room and actually LOOK at the part. A couple places were willing to do this - prevented more headaches.
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