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General Discussion / Re: Great Day 2 1967 Camaro L88
« on: October 23, 2016, 04:23:20 PM »
I love that look...and its stance!  ;)

Restoration / Re: Crossram Breather Fitment w/ ZL2 Ducted Hood
« on: October 21, 2016, 03:29:44 AM »
Here's another shot of the 68 that the hot rod motor will be going into.

Restoration / Re: Crossram Breather Fitment w/ ZL2 Ducted Hood
« on: October 21, 2016, 03:02:35 AM »
Very nice Chick. This will be going into my 68 with a new engine that will be stroked and massaged. Intake is coming from a good friend who has done a number of these over the years and is an expert with these carbs. He setup my last one but I didn't get to enjoy the car much before selling it, so this will be my second 2x4 setup.

Hoping to leave the existing cowl hood and use it with the new setup tucked underneath. If it doesn't fit then I'll pick up another hood for it. Running an M22 and 410's in behind it as my driver car. Building it to make somewhere in around 500hp on pump gas.

The old one is coming out to sit aside.

Restoration / Re: Crossram Breather Fitment w/ ZL2 Ducted Hood
« on: October 19, 2016, 12:08:45 AM »
Must not be too many folks around with Crossram cars? Well...I bit the bullet and ordered a wide base breather with a low profile 1.75" filter. I'll fit it to the intake and carbs this winter and will try using it under the cowl hood with foam being trimmed to fit to the hood. If that doesn't work the way I am hoping, I'll add a Crossram hood at a later date.

Pictures when I cross that bridge.  ;)

Originality / Re: 1969 Z/28 40669 Fuel Pump - Correct Plating
« on: October 18, 2016, 11:54:40 PM »
As bad a businessman as Paul might be, he is one "very" smart man. Engineering and manufacturer wise the guy is pure genius. He is however very slow at responding to people once they have sent their money, and likes to send his stuff whenever he gets to it. I think when people start complaining to him, he then moves their order to the bottom of the pile.

Last year, I ordered one of his harmonic balancers, fuel pumps, and a water pump. It took 5 weeks to get it out but he did ship it out as promised. Slow service, but did deliver. I really liked talking to him and learning what makes him tick, but in the future, may just buy from him at Portland maybe. I don't like paying in advance for services that are slow coming.

Yes, locks can absolutely be recoded. I am a certified master locksmith and have taken more than a few courses offered by Len White, Hank Spicer, Gilbert Garcia and a host of other top level instructors back in the 80's. I used to do a lot of these cars and locks back then and still have a couple cases of NOS locks left over from my early days as a locksmith.

About 15 years ago I started doing up lock kits for guys cars through eBay and sold a couple hundred sets for Chevelle, Novas and Camaros. One of these days I might go out into my storage shed and pull the rest of them out and start selling them again. I also have a few dozen boxes of the old NOS key blanks as well. These ones still have the original knock outs in the heads, unlike all the repop stuff made and offered today. I think I have most if not all key ways available still. I did post a couple threads on locks for TC years ago and think people are still using those to help R&R their ignitions and glove box locks.

Any competent locksmith can recode your locks with the only small issue being the door locks. Once you cut the original cap off to re-key it, you have install the newer styled cap that crimps on in 4 places once it's recoded. The originals were crimped at the factory and sealed all the way around the lock case. I have been told that NCRS judges locks and if the cars have been recoded with new caps installed, they deduct a point for that.

Restoration / Crossram Breather Fitment w/ ZL2 Ducted Hood
« on: October 15, 2016, 02:05:15 PM »
Looking for some good information on cross ram fitment under a stock (non cross ram) hood. I know the low profile narrow base filter below will fit under a stock flat hood/ducted hood, but what I would really like to know is if anyone has tried fitting the narrow filter with the black surround under a stock cowl hood and if it formed any kind of a seal to the opening?

I mean...if the narrow base fits and clears the hood and all your doing is adding the black plenum box under the small breather, will it fit under a non cross ram cowl hood? I'd like to try getting that foam seal to mate to some of the stock opening so I can bring fresh air in through a functional cowl hood, but don't want to start chopping mine up to add the HBC steel cross ram cowl opening or to use one of those cheap fiberglass hoods offered.

Has anyone added the base with the low profile filter and had any measure of success?

(low profile filter will fit under a stock hood)

But will this fit under a stock hood if I use the low profile filter option?

General Discussion / Re: 69 Z shifter
« on: October 12, 2016, 03:13:10 PM »
Haha, thanks guys.  Yeah I hear about her street escapades on occasion, she loves driving these classic cars.   Just as I do with all my cars, it will eventually see a little strip action in pure stock form to see how this sneaky stocker build runs, so having a perfect working tight shifter is a must for that.  But 99% of the time it's mainly a nice cruiser for my wife.  So I have to keep her happy.  ;D

As long as Mama is happy then it's all good. Doesn't everyone have a wife who can row gears in a first gen?

General Discussion / Re: 1969 302 DZ/CNA Block
« on: October 12, 2016, 02:54:01 PM »
Sure looks like it's hand stamped to me? Characters thus far do not align well at all.

General Discussion / Re: Question on canadian sold cars...
« on: October 12, 2016, 01:58:05 PM »
I'd say $16 is well spent to see if the car was originally from Canada. If it turns out they have the micro fiche on your VIN, you can expect to receive full Canada Docs confirming the trim code, paint, shipping date, dealer, and the list of confirmed RPO codes that the car was built with. IMO cars with Cdn Paperwork offer true provenance from the way they were factory built & makes them more desirable cars considering how many fakes are out there.

Good luck on the paperwork.

General Discussion / Re: My 69 Z/28 "building find"!
« on: October 12, 2016, 01:47:55 PM »
I had a 69Z back in the 90's that was an old bracket car out of PA. It was setup with a Dana 60 and used SureGrip mono leaf springs w/ track bars. That diff would plant the rear around 10 feet into a hard street launch and worked really well with a 500hp small block.

Love the car and like that you are sticking with the Day II theme. Looks like you guys are having fun with it.

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