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« on: January 14, 2014, 10:28:40 PM »

I got my master cylinder back from White Post Restoration today. I told them that I wanted 100% original piece and got the cap back in white zinc. I was expecting gold dichromate. The car is a Dec 68 build. Which is correct? Gold dichromate or white zinc?
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Lawrence
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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 08:00:53 AM »

I dont know of any 1st gen that wasnt gold.  Should be gold dichromate.
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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 11:11:14 AM »

As Mr Cook said...dichromate. If 69 uses the same cap as the 67 then Long Island Corvette ( http://www.licorvette.com/ ) has a dead-on reproduction including the correct dimples and wording. The price is very good too.

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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 11:36:46 AM »

Might just look into getting that one replated..  Just a thought.   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 12:16:46 PM »

Just make sure it is correct before you get it replated. The later replacements have a bump connecting the front and rear resevoirs
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« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 07:45:20 PM »

Thanks guys. I spoke to Billy today at White Post and discussed this. He said he would take it back and replate for me. I have the correct cover so I will send it back for the Gold Dichromate.

Lawrence
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'69 X66 Convertible Cortez Silver 712 black top Endura, auto, bumper guards, am/fm rear speaker 44k miles
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2014, 06:13:43 AM »

Thanks guys. I spoke to Billy today at White Post and discussed this. He said he would take it back and replate for me. I have the correct cover so I will send it back for the Gold Dichromate.

Lawrence
Good news Lawrence! I'm just curious why they would have done that to begin with???
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« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2014, 01:58:36 PM »

Does anyone know if the 67 and 69 caps are the same?
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2014, 08:28:46 AM »

Thanks guys. I spoke to Billy today at White Post and discussed this. He said he would take it back and replate for me. I have the correct cover so I will send it back for the Gold Dichromate.
Lawrence
Good news Lawrence! I'm just curious why they would have done that to begin with???
Good question. I think one of the guys in the back was just not paying attention and put the cap in the zinc basket. They did my Gold Z MC and brake booster and was very happy with their work. John Z likes this group which is where I got their name. Overall I would recommend them. The Master Cylinder looks good.
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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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