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aus67rs

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GM France 67 RS Convertible
« on: May 23, 2013, 11:07:46 AM »
Hi, recently joined the forum.  I've had a look through some of the discussions and surprised to see that a number of Camaros were sold in France.  I bought my 67 RS convertible in Cambodia a few years ago and it has a GM France sticker on one of the side windows, ELF stickers on the windscreen and the yellow driving lights behind the grille.  It is now in Australia and still unrestored and looks a bit rough as you'll see from the photograph.
I'm interested in finding out some history on the car, particularly where it was assembled and who originally purchased it.  Appreciate any advice on where I could start to track this information down.

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 12:34:03 PM »
From the US, to France, then Cambodia, and now to Aussie..  *G*   Your Camaro is a true WORLD TRAVELER...
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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2013, 02:45:19 PM »
Aus,
 Post pictures of your trim tag, VIN, engine pad, and any tags or stickers you may find. pictures of the yellow driving lights, side markers, wheels, seat belts and belt tags would also be intristing. That information would get you  started. I like original, unmolested cars.
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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2013, 08:51:48 AM »
Hi,  I'll get some more photos as you suggest next time I'm home.  Chassis Number   is 124677N196258, engine number 11404 TI 219D

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2013, 08:52:58 AM »
Couple more photos

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2013, 08:53:52 AM »
And one more.

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2013, 08:55:18 AM »
Another interior shot

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2013, 10:19:18 AM »
Great car, with a very interesting life! I know folks would love to see photos of the vin plate and firewall trim tag, and If you get a chance, could you please post a photo of the speedometer in km?
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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2013, 10:39:35 AM »
What was, or is, that diamond shaped bracket in front of the grille for?  Did someone add it, or is it factory?
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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2013, 11:27:05 AM »
I'll get some photos of the tags next time I'm home. Dash photo attached, indicated 52,651 km but not sure if that is correct.
Not sure if the diamond ornament on the dash is original, it looks well done but may be an add-on done in Cambodia.  The story goes that the car was given to the King of Cambodia as a gift by the French government, but I haven't been able to verify this.  You'll notice also the small turned attachments on either side below the bumper.  Apparently these held the King's flags for processions and the like.

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2013, 10:22:56 PM »
Thanks very much for the speedo photo! What part of Aus are you in?

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2013, 11:29:30 AM »
Not far from the sign you use as your photo by the look of it.  Currently in far North Queensland, but Victoria is home.  You?

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2013, 10:56:22 PM »
Nice car and very neat history on the car as well.
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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #13 on: June 20, 2013, 08:36:06 AM »
Currently in far North Queensland, but Victoria is home.  You?
Western NSW.... but have family near Mackay.

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Re: GM France 67 RS Convertible
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2013, 04:30:14 AM »
Any chance of seeing that trim tag? Looks like a pretty loaded car, not uncommon for an export car.
I see PW, PB, RS, AC, maybe stereo, guages, etc.
Does it also have a French tag under the hood?

Thanks!
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