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« on: September 02, 2013, 11:32:01 PM »

Hey I know some of us are into original unrestored cars , I saw this one on ebay tonight. Thought some of you guys would wanna check it out...
item number 300958941447
known history since 71, original paint and drive train and protecto plate!  ANd you gotta love that original flat hood right???
I dig these original Z/28 finds

hopefully the auction goes the full way so we can see what it goes for.
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2013, 11:55:38 PM »

Here's the link...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/300958941447?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_from%3DR40%26_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D300958941447%26_rdc%3D1

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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2013, 12:17:31 AM »

it was on EBay a few weeks ago and if I remember right it ran its course and brought upper 30's. It showed sold but this is the same seller so I assume the deal didn't go through. I admired it and wished I had the room and extra $ to bid on it last time. It appears to be a nice original survivor.
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2013, 09:56:22 AM »

THAT is a gym dandy car...  Smiley   I love it.     I hope someone buys it who appreciate it for what it IS.. and not what it 'might be'...
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2013, 11:44:03 AM »

Man, I like that car with the flat hood. The 2 things I wish was on my unrestored Z, the flat hood and original paint. Somebody will get a nice car IF it sells. The economy sucks, at least where I sit. I would like to have it.
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2013, 03:16:54 PM »

For future searches...

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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2013, 08:53:41 PM »

I know I do not have much to post about, but I know the previous owner and car well.  He bought it in 1971 and sold it in Dec 2012.  He found my 69 Z in 1975.  Both were from the same dealer in Louisiana.  I had several chances to buy the silver car, but was not financially able.  The used parts that go with the car ARE the original born with pieces. 
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« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2013, 12:39:10 PM »

Kurt, does this engine stamp look OK?

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« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2013, 04:09:17 PM »

Pad looks good.
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« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2013, 04:44:25 PM »

Pad looks good.

10-4, thank you.

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« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2013, 07:35:05 PM »

Why is it that the cowl tag, the block stamp and the POP are always blurring in the pictures. I don't get it. I would have to hold that POP in my hand. I would have to see ALL the block #'s. I don't like the non stock ride height, too low. Nice car but I would still have to check it out, or have someone else, before placing a bid.... Danny
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« Reply #11 on: September 04, 2013, 10:05:14 PM »

What do you mean "to low of a stock ride height?"  It is perfect!
And the cowl tag is clear as a bell!
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« Reply #12 on: September 04, 2013, 11:14:40 PM »

The ride height is not stock. I don't like the height personally. I guess I should have said that. It is incorrect for stock. Don't get me wrong, it looks good, just not my thing. As far as the other... I was talking about ALL the auctions, not just this one. Sure the cowl in this auction happens to be clear, but what about the POP at a bastard angle all blurry, and the front pad stamp all blurry. What's the problem? Why can't people learn to take a clear picture. Like I have said in the past, SOOO frustrating for me.... Danny
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« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2013, 12:06:28 AM »

The ride height looks very correct to me (for a Z28), and I drove/rode/played with many when they were NEW, in '68 and '69 up thru '72 and later.   Danny, if you don't like 'stock survivor cars', find yourself one that someone has 'restored'.... Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: September 05, 2013, 01:00:28 AM »

i zoomed in on the rally stripe pics. To me they look added or like a later repaint and not the original lacquer. The ride height looks good to me and I think that the protect-o-plate picture is intentionally blurry for privacy of original owner info.  Anyone? Anyone?
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« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2013, 09:56:13 AM »

The ride height is not stock. I don't like the height personally. I guess I should have said that. It is incorrect for stock. Don't get me wrong, it looks good, just not my thing. As far as the other... I was talking about ALL the auctions, not just this one. Sure the cowl in this auction happens to be clear, but what about the POP at a bastard angle all blurry, and the front pad stamp all blurry. What's the problem? Why can't people learn to take a clear picture. Like I have said in the past, SOOO frustrating for me.... Danny

Obviously the car is 44 years old, so the springs may have fatigued a bit, but I really like the ride height. In fact my 3 survivor Z's all sit like that car. Regarding the pics, if I was interested in the car I certainly would contact the seller and ask specific questions and request additional pics. The pad stamp looks good and the car is well represented.
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« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2013, 12:35:12 AM »

69Z28-RS.. I don't remember saying I didn't like stock survivor CARS.. Where do you see that  Huh Huh Huh  I in fact love stock survivor cars. I have them all around me. They are not mine, but some friends have them. My buddy has an ALL original Stutz Bearcat. I love original and hate non stock hotrods, and rat rods. Ya completely changed it all to another subject. Ride height is ALL I mentioned. Never said I disliked stock original cars....Danny
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« Reply #17 on: September 07, 2013, 09:41:45 AM »

Danny,

I inferred that from your statements that the 'stock' Z28 sat too low.   Original Z28s SAT LOWER.. check the specks!   I believe you've looked at too many restored cars with replacement springs (that do not match the factory specs).. that's understandable if that's all you've ever seen.   I suspect most younger enthusiasts that have seen lots more restored Camaros at shows than they have original cars would likely think that.
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« Reply #18 on: September 07, 2013, 12:09:16 PM »

I like it!    Wish it were in my garage!  Old unrestored cars have always been extremely interesting.    Jim
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« Reply #19 on: September 08, 2013, 08:49:40 PM »

     I thought all 69 camaro's came with air shocks and shock extenders.....
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« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2013, 08:50:59 PM »

 I think this sets at the same height or really close to my car .....
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« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2013, 03:20:33 AM »

well share a picture with us of your car, so we can see the ride height.
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« Reply #22 on: September 09, 2013, 02:33:08 PM »

Here are all the pics of my car http://s202.photobucket.com/albums/aa290/vannuysz28/ there are a lot of them.....
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« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2013, 07:43:10 PM »

That is a dream find, I rember reading about it on another site, a diamond in the rough. The stance looks right on to me. Since you have so much original paint , are you going to try to ruth it into a driver?
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« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2013, 08:11:04 PM »

 I am in between total restore or not ........
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« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2013, 08:15:02 PM »

Welll, from my perspective, the underside needs to be 'restored/preserved'..  since so many body panels have damage, and some need replacement (under rear window) you'[re going to do a total repaint.   I'm sure the mechanicals need to be rebuilt, so that leaves only a question of the upholstery, which I didn't see enough of..  It's *mostly a 'restoration'*, and  if you go ahead and restore/preserve as each part requires, you'll probably be happier in the long run if it's all restored!
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« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2013, 10:21:50 PM »

I see the rear window area as a repair. BUT before I did a total restore I think I would just do the metal repair on the rear window, have "Magic Mike" pull the rest of the dents and get it as straight and then get it operational and put some miles on it.
While I enjoy my Camaro as is, and I was fortunate to get it in decent condition, my other cars were mostly projects when I got them. I drove my 66 Chevelle as a driver for years before completing a frame off resto on it. I think I enjoyed the hell out of it when it was driver, I still think it is sweet now that it is 99% done, but anyone can drive a finished turn key car. It takes more gear head passion to run a driver....IMHO
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« Reply #27 on: September 10, 2013, 12:56:12 AM »

Well she went to $39,100 reserve NOT met. Looks like he might want 50K even  Huh .... Danny
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« Reply #28 on: September 10, 2013, 11:55:10 AM »

I don't think 50K would be a bad deal for that car.
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« Reply #29 on: September 10, 2013, 04:36:32 PM »

Here are all the pics of my car http://s202.photobucket.com/albums/aa290/vannuysz28/ there are a lot of them.....
Was that once Van's car?
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« Reply #30 on: September 10, 2013, 04:50:18 PM »

Yes it was
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« Reply #31 on: September 10, 2013, 09:07:30 PM »

Just got off the phone with the guy that owned it from 1971 until it sold in Dec 2012.  Paint is original  This owner knew the car when new.  The only thing is question is the pinstripe which was possibly added at the original  dealer. 
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« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2013, 11:23:07 AM »

re-listed with a buy it now for $55k
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« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2013, 11:50:09 AM »

re-listed with a buy it now for $55k

"This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available."

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Camaro-Z28-/300963714097?ViewItem=&vxp=mtr&item=300963714097&nma=true&si=Jr3MuZe0RLUoKv3aUXFU0lLAqbA%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

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« Reply #34 on: September 13, 2013, 01:44:41 AM »

re-listed $57,000. or make an offer . I wonder if he had multiple guys emailing him about it
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« Reply #35 on: September 13, 2013, 07:10:39 PM »

Do we FOR SURE know that the block is the correct one that came in THIS car?... Danny
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« Reply #36 on: September 13, 2013, 07:30:04 PM »

Well he does have the protecto plate, but Kurt would know about the block...
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« Reply #37 on: September 13, 2013, 10:06:19 PM »

re-listed $57,000. or make an offer . I wonder if he had multiple guys emailing him about it

Link...  http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Chevrolet-Camaro-Z28-1969-Camaro-Z28-/300964891380?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item4612e7caf4

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« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2013, 09:30:02 PM »

Bullitt65

Thanks for posting this car. I bought it. I would not have found it if you would not had posted it here.

Also thanks to jsg1010z for helping me to get in touch with the gentleman that owned the car from 1971 to 2012. I have had several conversations with him up until I bought the car.

Once I get the car I will post more pictures than what the ebay ad had. Should get in next Friday or so.

I plan to detail the car, put all the original parts on the car. Have James Groome fix and paint the original grill and reinstall it and fix the dent in the quarter.

Thanks again guys.

Lawrence
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« Reply #39 on: October 11, 2013, 09:46:36 PM »

Hey Lawrence,

Don't thank me yet! Make sure you receive it as described AND it's worthy of your hard earned money.. Smiley

...then you can just thank me with some original/nos parts.... Grin

j/k man I hope the car is as nice as it looked on the auction. I am glad someone got it who will keep it in original condition !

 i look forward to all the pics...
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« Reply #40 on: October 11, 2013, 10:02:01 PM »

I look forward to getting it and pouring over it.
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« Reply #41 on: October 11, 2013, 11:05:10 PM »

Lawrence, congratulations on your purchase. It looks like an amazing survivor. Please take a lot of detailed photos and post them. I am very happy for you
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« Reply #42 on: October 20, 2013, 09:21:06 PM »

Got the car last night at 9 PM but I was out and did not see the car until 11:30. Car is awesome and drives great too. The chambered exhaust sound really nice, but will have to change the tail pipes.. The car came with a stack of paper work that the seller did not post online. The POP is perfect, the owners manual and original sleeve. The original license plate hardware in the little brown envelopes still un opened. The engine mount recall notice from Chevy with the original envelope dated 1971.

The body is perfect not rust anywhere. The interior is in great shape too but the bottom of the dash cover is peeled up badly. Door panels all original and mint, all the seat belts there, headliner perfect, all the original glass in the car. Trunk spatter is all there and very nice. Five YH wheels all dated 4 -24 - 69. Original master cylinder, booster, distributor. The alternator bracket has several holes drilled in it not sure why? I will post pictures tomorrow. I need more pictures of the car outside in the daylight. I did get it washed tonight and it had to have years worth of dirt on it....crazy.

The engine is the born with along with tranny and rear end. Like I said earlier all original body panels with the dates on the fenders, the factory stamps in the trunk gutter and the stamp on the lower flange of the hood.

The amount of extra parts were a surprise. GM head light bezels, GM shifter boot, original shifter, shifter rods, reverse lock out linkage and the crank. Several original fasteners. The original spare tire is on the original wheel with the original jack, stand and lug wrench. I have not had a chance to put it on my lift but will do that tomorrow.

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« Reply #43 on: October 20, 2013, 10:37:43 PM »

Well so far so Good Lawrence. Sounds like it was a acurate description on ebay up to this point. So you have a Gold Camaro, and now a Silver, is the next one going to be Bronze Cheesy
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« Reply #44 on: October 21, 2013, 08:41:41 PM »

http://s945.photobucket.com/user/LawrenceShaw/library/Silver%201969%20Z28%20Survivor

Hopefully the link is not broken.

Enjoy the pictures guys.

Note the VIN stamp by the oil Filter.

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« Reply #45 on: October 21, 2013, 10:22:42 PM »

Love that car! Congratulations Lawrence
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« Reply #46 on: October 21, 2013, 11:00:50 PM »

Yes, very nice original car; take care of her and preserve her *G*..
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« Reply #47 on: October 22, 2013, 11:20:37 AM »

Thanks guys. Definitely a cool car but with a few bugs to work out. Which is the fun!
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« Reply #48 on: October 24, 2013, 03:08:27 PM »

Looks like from your pic and signature that your Gold Z 39K is also pretty original with the POP. Which car is more original? Do they both drive the same?
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« Reply #49 on: October 24, 2013, 06:21:30 PM »

Who is the selling dealer (on the silver Z)?
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« Reply #50 on: October 24, 2013, 10:08:51 PM »

No dealer, individual.
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« Reply #51 on: October 24, 2013, 10:11:52 PM »

Looks like from your pic and signature that your Gold Z 39K is also pretty original with the POP. Which car is more original? Do they both drive the same?
Silver car is more original. There were a few odds and ends missing on the Gold car, but the Silver car is all there except for the Alternator. Both cars are well documented.
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Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #52 on: October 24, 2013, 10:14:46 PM »

Looks like from your pic and signature that your Gold Z 39K is also pretty original with the POP. Which car is more original? Do they both drive the same?
The Silver car has 104K miles on it so the interior is not near as nice as the Gold car. The Gold car drives better too since it has radials, new front springs and I re arched the rear springs. It is rattle free...pretty cool for an old car.
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'69 RS Z/28 Olympic Gold, 711
Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #53 on: October 24, 2013, 10:28:01 PM »

No dealer, individual.
Kurt the guy I bought the car from lived in the next town over from the gentleman that owned the car from 1971 - 2012. He had known about the car since he was a kid. He bought it Dec 2012 and was planning on painting it and driving it but decided not too. Said he had too many projects and decided to sell.
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'69 RS Z/28 Olympic Gold, 711
Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #54 on: October 24, 2013, 11:05:41 PM »

I think what Kurt is asking is who is the original dealer on the POP who sold the car in 69?
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1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV
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« Reply #55 on: October 24, 2013, 11:32:40 PM »

Oh Dah...I am not home right now out of town on business but I think Red River Chevrolet from Shreveport LA. The keys are on a Red River Chevy key chain.
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Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #56 on: October 25, 2013, 11:31:49 PM »

Thanks. And thanks for the translation Austin!
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« Reply #57 on: October 25, 2013, 11:41:51 PM »

Were all here to help in some way..... my translation was about all I'm good for... Cheesy
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Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV
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« Reply #58 on: October 26, 2013, 06:26:13 AM »

Sure glad you got her and it went to someone that will preserve and appreciate the originality. The first time it ran on EBay I contacted him and was very interested in it but just not in a position to buy it without selling one of my chevelles which I considered doing. Love the color and history of the car. Congratulations!
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1969 07A X77D80 Hugger Orange/Black Vinyl Top, 3 owner car
1967 Chevelle SS396 138 Convertible/Red/Black int.
1966 Chevelle SS396 138 4sp California/Smog/Black/Red int.
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« Reply #59 on: October 26, 2013, 10:58:51 AM »

Sure glad you got her and it went to someone that will preserve and appreciate the originality. The first time it ran on EBay I contacted him and was very interested in it but just not in a position to buy it without selling one of my chevelles which I considered doing. Love the color and history of the car. Congratulations!
From your signature it looks like you have very nice Chevelles. I can understand the reluctance to part with one of them.

The Silver car is very cool for sure. I am very happy with it. Look forward to putting the original shifter, shifter linkage back in. I am going to try and fix the original grill too. The second owner told me he painted it flat black in the early 70's just like everyone else did. The original Cortez Silver is still on the perimeter of the grill. If I can't get it fixed then I will just paint the grill that is in the car. There are two bad spots behind the back glass on the outboard corners that I am going to fix too. The paint has acid rain marks on it so I will have to lift those. The paint does not have any lacquer checking in it. Not positive the best way to remove the acid rain. I am guessing with polish compound using the most delicate first then moving to more aggressive if the marks dont come up? Any advice here is welcomed.
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Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #60 on: October 26, 2013, 11:17:21 AM »

Here is a link to various photos that I have taken of the car. I need to take inside pics too.
Enjoy

http://s945.photobucket.com/user/LawrenceShaw/library/Silver%201969%20Z28%20Survivor?sort=2&page=1
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Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #61 on: October 26, 2013, 12:14:00 PM »

The polishing compound would be a good first try, and when you've achieved what you are after, then I'd wax it good to preserve what's left.  In fact, polishing the entire car and then waxing it well is what I'd do to preserve what you have...  A 44 yr old car with original paint is going to have some flaws, but.. those kinds of flaws are 'signs of character'.. *S*    sometimes the fixes for small blemishes can be worse than the blemish..  Smiley
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« Reply #62 on: October 26, 2013, 12:30:46 PM »

The polishing compound would be a good first try, and when you've achieved what you are after, then I'd wax it good to preserve what's left.  In fact, polishing the entire car and then waxing it well is what I'd do to preserve what you have...  A 44 yr old car with original paint is going to have some flaws, but.. those kinds of flaws are 'signs of character'.. *S*    sometimes the fixes for small blemishes can be worse than the blemish..  Smiley
This was my plan
1. Wash
2. Clay bar the entire car
3. Polish compound the car
4. Polish the car
5. Wax the car.
I read an article in MCR that suggested this five step process for older paint, but cautioned on the use of step number 3...it just depends on the paint I guess.
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Flat hood no spoiler, black top, endura, 4:10
POP 39,000
69 X77 Z/28 69 711 Original Paint Unrestored
'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #63 on: October 26, 2013, 12:44:35 PM »

That's a perfect plan.. Smiley  and I totally agree on being 'easy and careful' with the compound step, given the softness and age of the acrylic lacquer used..    Good luck!..  and please don't do any unnecessary 'improvements' of the original aspects of the car..  Smiley
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69 Corvette convertible, silver/black 350 hp,
60 Corvette white/red, 72 Corvette coupe (2), 
90 ZR1 red/red #246, 90 ZR1 white/gray #2466
72 El Camino, '55 Nomad, '57 Nomad, '57 B/A Sedan
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