Author Topic: 68 SS RS guard (fender) 396 & bonnet badges  (Read 3551 times)

Ue

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Re: 68 SS RS guard (fender) 396 & bonnet badges
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2013, 06:24:26 AM »
Hey Ed,
The suffix code on the 12 bolt is BR 11 01 G2.
The decoder says it should be a 3.07 Posi but it's currently a non-posi. I guess they could drop in what ever they wanted later on if the original one died.
I'm getting it overhauled in a couple of weeks so hopefully I can find out more then.
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Re: 68 SS RS guard (fender) 396 & bonnet badges
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2013, 09:56:34 AM »
Hi again Ed,
In checking in a multitude of lighting, I can see that the engine suffix is ED...this points to a 1968 Chevelle 396 ci with 325hp with Manual Trans.
Finally in getting back to the post topic, I can confirm there are no holes, existing or patched in the front guards. possibly replaced from original.
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Re: 68 SS RS guard (fender) 396 & bonnet badges
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2013, 02:40:04 PM »
Ue, going by the pictures and the axle code (which appears to be the original - except you're right, it should be a posi), I would say the car started life as either a L35 (396/325) or L34 (396/350). The 3.07 axle was the "standard" axle for both of those.

The original 12 bolt, the big block heater box, the 5.5k tach all point to a big block, so congrats!

Ed

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Re: 68 SS RS guard (fender) 396 & bonnet badges
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2014, 12:19:32 PM »
Just an update. My mechanic who overhauled the rear confirmed it's a Posi 3.07.

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