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 81 
 on: August 27, 2014, 03:27:03 PM 
Started by 68Zproject - Last post by bcmiller
Any idea what is inside the carb for jets and power valve now?

 82 
 on: August 27, 2014, 02:35:42 PM 
Started by 68camaroz28 - Last post by L78 steve
Steve, you remember this thread? It dealt with different deck lid bumpers with pictures.
http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=7160.0

I'm getting old, Cant remember stuff. Thank you for the pics. and link.

 83 
 on: August 27, 2014, 02:23:37 PM 
Started by melav8r - Last post by firstgenaddict
Original paint 09B LOS 1969 Z28 - even has narrow 68 style trunk stripes - in the wiper grille you can see the black linkage.





 84 
 on: August 27, 2014, 02:13:03 PM 
Started by jack - Last post by firstgenaddict
 If you are finding the date on a flap that folds into the carton the printer would have been the one to have done that as most customers do not spec dates on the outside of the carton. Often printers put info including registration marks and color bars on glue seams where they are not visible unless you rip apart the package. 
I sold paperboard rolls and sheets to Folding Carton Plants, as a matter of fact Flashfold Carton (2nd photo) was a customer of mine so this is first hand info.
the 2 cartons below are for 70-73 Z28 Bowtie centercaps
The original type raised logo NOS caps came from the 84 dated carton and the later style from the 89 dated carton.




 85 
 on: August 27, 2014, 02:08:22 PM 
Started by toad - Last post by BULLITT65
thats pretty incredible, and very ingenious on your part.

 86 
 on: August 27, 2014, 01:57:30 PM 
Started by 68Zproject - Last post by 68Zproject
I have confirmed that the line on balancer at 0 on timing tab is tdc.  I think there are two things going on.  The distributor lost the bushing on the mechanical advance and had way too weak springs and that combo gave way too much advance way too early.  I fixed that and got the initial to 10, but I had to really bring up the idle.  Now I feel its something in the carb.  Almost acts lean.  Some research makes it sound like the power valve.

 87 
 on: August 27, 2014, 01:39:59 PM 
Started by toad - Last post by firstgenaddict
I have one for a '69 Camaro and it looks like new. Also have other paperwork from the same dealer.

Last fall I saw an original Gutenberg bible, 558 years old. Probably wasn't always well stored but still looked pretty good. Kept dry and indoors, paper does just fine.

The yellowing comes more from UV light or contact with other oxidizers, between carpet and underlayment is not anywhere close to as archival as a folder out of the sun.
Particularly acids either in the carpet or from rust etc?
I have a build sheet which was so black from the asphalt underlayment it was not legible, I used a 9x13 pyrex and fast lacquer thinner laying it on papertowels and puring the laquer thinner through the sheet, it is nearly back to original coloring and perfectly legible.   

 88 
 on: August 27, 2014, 01:03:31 PM 
Started by BillOhio - Last post by firstgenaddict
I love Black over Blue Guts...
Thats only the 2nd Black over Blue 69 Z28 I have seen, the other was a late oct or early nov 1969 built car with a 6500 redline tach and wrong engine. 

Great Car!

 89 
 on: August 27, 2014, 12:56:05 PM 
Started by 68camaroz28 - Last post by 68camaroz28
Steve, you remember this thread? It dealt with different deck lid bumpers with pictures.
http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=7160.0

 90 
 on: August 27, 2014, 12:52:05 PM 
Started by 68camaroz28 - Last post by 68camaroz28

This I always found interesting that the 69 had such a different trunk lid bumper compared to the 67 & 68. This is one of the originals off the car and quick story. We knew the left side deck lid bumper was missing when the car was first looked at way back when. Not too long ago we were looking at the car and the trunk mat and in the crevice of the left side of the trunk the owner/friend while I'm standing beside him says can you believe this and picks up an original trunk lid bumper. What was interesting was the hole in the lid where it goes seemed to indicate if there was one there at one time it was not for too long. We believe possibly it was put in but not correctly, fell in the trunk corner crevice, and been there since the car was built. Just one of those things you find interesting.





Different trunk lid bumper for 67 68 ? My late 67 has the same type.
Originals I have looked at were a thicker and more squared off where the outside diameter met the face. Here is an example from a 68Z and our 68 was the same. Just my observation over the years between different years.

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