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GI JOE

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1111499 on eBay
« on: April 12, 2013, 01:27:40 PM »
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Chevrolet-Distributor-1111499-396-427-Camaro-Chevelle-Nova-/350765717579?ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123

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jjbisme (1647 Red star icon for feedback score in between 1,000 to 4,999)
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Item location:
Rochester, Minnesota, United States

$1200

Something about this one??? 
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Re: 1111499 on eBay
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2013, 02:18:06 PM »
as of this hour 09:52 Eastern time April 12, 2013 

IMHO I do not believe there are any OEM 499's on eBay  ...

and only one 170 OEM... out of several listed for $,$$$

with the possible exception of the one 499 listed above AND the Heartbeat City.. his 499's can't be seen with the photo he provides. and his 170s appear to OEM,, but again the photo is the issue. 

again these folks may have been the victim... 
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z28z11

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Re: 1111499 on eBay
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2013, 04:21:28 AM »
  Getting pretty tough to tell on a lot of these things - you need a scorecard to "grade" them. All the correct parts, but the side of the case is awfully shiny, with an apparent lack of turning operation feed lines, plus the "step" where the distributor cap fits down onto the top appears almost nonexistent (which could indicate the case had been turned down, and restamped). In the long run, I think you should assume the worst in almost all cases - there are just too many people trying to cash in on rare parts and high prices.
  I have a bonifide original, unrestored 499 that my best bud scarfed for me in a local meet a couple of years back for next to nothing - that's a great indicator that it indeed was an original - a counterfeit artist or a Camaro/Chevelle enthusiast would have known what it was, and the price would have been out of this world either way. My thought has been to trade it straight for an earlier date to fit my Dec. 68 L78, but the longer it goes, the more hesitant I am to ask someone to trade it for fear I'll get the king-size salami in the trade. I truly believe the only way I can ever accomplish it will be to send it to Jerry to restore, authenticate, and then act as a middle man to broker the deal (so he could verify both). Not having ever approached him about it, I won't assume that he would do it, but at least he could restore a couple more to add to his wallet.

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Steve
BTW, I tried to trade the 499 to one of the eBay sellers we have been talking about, thinking he had an original, but when he saw the pictures of mine he actually declared mine to be a fake. I got a good laugh about it, plus resolved not to take this guy in any casual consideration as legit. Shame there aren't more honest people than there are -
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Re: 1111499 on eBay
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2013, 05:36:31 AM »
       as of this hour 09:52 Eastern time April 12, 2013 

IMHO I do not believe there are any OEM 499's on eBay  ...                                                                                                     



 http://www.ebay.com/itm/330721719712?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649        Looks like a real one to me Joe. 




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Re: 1111499 on eBay
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2013, 04:32:24 PM »
Now you are just showing off Chuck.

Good luck with the sales.

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Re: 1111499 on eBay
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2013, 06:32:34 AM »
Hey Chuck. Will you give me a GI discount on that 8L15 distributor? It would fit nice in my 02C L-78.

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Re: 1111499 on eBay
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2013, 02:45:09 PM »
Call the number in the auction that are listed or send a PM.   Gladly give servicemen a discount.