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Joern

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67 L78 and TH400 ?
« on: January 15, 2014, 02:52:26 PM »
Hi,
I have a 67 SS/RS and is confused about the Trim Tag Info, as from the records no L78 came With TH400 in 67 although mine has one

My Trim Tag info:

               10A                                K741
ST    67-12637    LOS-      3346       BODY
TR    765-Y                       M-M      PAINT
        EX  2ZGPR  3SL
        4K   5BY

I can not understand the " 2ZGPR " beeing other than TH400 With a console and rear speakers and the "4K" beeing a L78 ? What about the letter "P", this is not described in CRG database to my knowledge.I am able to decode the rest by CRG info, thanks !

Any help is appreciated if there actually was L78 delivered With a TH400 in 67, or the Trim Tag may be a fake of course, have no other documents for the car.

Best regards Joern Amundsen (e-mail : joern.amundsen@online.no )

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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 03:03:19 PM »
Post a pic of the trim tag and vin
Darrell Cook
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1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28

Mike S

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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 03:05:27 PM »
 As per sales literature the '67 L78 was standard only with a 3 speed B-W or 4 speed Muncie. Post a pic of the trim tag for evaluation (be advised it will be public info then).

Mike
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67 NOR SS/RS L35 Convertible - Restored

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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 03:31:38 PM »
I'm sorry to have to report this Joern, but yes, your trim tag is a reproduction (aka fake). The L78 engine wasn't even available that early in production, and like Mike said, when it became available later in the model year, it was only available with the HD 3 speed or the Muncie 4 speed. And more bad news. Your car didn't start out life as a big block. Only small block and 6 cylinder engines were available during tht time frame.

Ed

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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 03:55:23 PM »
 Also, looking at the options listed in the Group 2 location (2 GZPR), according to CRG ( http://www.camaros.org/numbers.shtml#67Codes ) the 'Z' was for NOR build cars and this one in discussion is from LOS, which should be 'M', assuming it was an L35.

  That has to be a sinking feeling inside to know something isn't Kosher.  :'(

Mike
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67 NOR SS/RS L35 Convertible - Restored

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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 04:29:50 PM »
Thanks alot guys, some Extreme knowledge demonstrated by the members in this forum for sure. Thanks again for the quick replies !

As I expected, car has NOM 427 and New transmission as well, but it still is a joy to drive !

Reg Joern

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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2014, 04:40:32 PM »
 That's all that matters....enjoy driving it!

Mike
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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2014, 07:28:43 PM »
I remember your car. I believe Jim Stubbins (Heartbeat City) built it. Last time I saw it, it had a L89 in it.
Is the code on the tag K471 or K741?
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Re: 67 L78 and TH400 ?
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2014, 08:27:39 PM »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


My Trim Tag info:

               10A                              K741
ST    67-12637    LOS-      3346       BODY
TR    765-Y                       M-M      PAINT
        EX  2ZGPR  3SL
        4K   5BY

Darrell Cook
1967 LeMans Blue SS/RS L35 clone
1968 Rallye Green SS L78 - unrestored original
1968 Matador Red Z28