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« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2014, 10:44:27 AM »

The 69 wheel used a smaller hub #3937896 for chevelle I would guess same as camaro.
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« Reply #16 on: January 25, 2014, 12:37:55 PM »

John, was your car originally Canadian-delivered?

Yes, it was - to Howard Elliott Motors in Hamilton, Ontario.
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« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2014, 02:46:20 PM »

John, was your car originally Canadian-delivered?

ZLP:  I'm curious.. did you see something in John's photos that triggered you to it being a Canadian car?  Smiley
JohnZ:  Did the McKinnon plant build 302's for Z28s? Smiley  or were high performance small blocks 'all Flint' as I've always believed?
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« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2014, 06:22:52 PM »

Yes, it was - to Howard Elliott Motors in Hamilton, Ontario.
Thanks John!
Gary - they were all Flint engines.
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« Reply #19 on: January 26, 2014, 11:14:16 AM »

JohnZ:  Did the McKinnon plant build 302's for Z28s? Smiley  or were high performance small blocks 'all Flint' as I've always believed?

McKinnon didn't build any solid-lifter small-block engines - they all came out of Flint V-8.
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« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2014, 02:44:06 PM »

Some detail pics of original walnut 69 wheel and horn button showing grain. One thing I like about the walnut wheel is it is probably the only part on a Camaro that
is NOT being reproduced...yet.

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« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2014, 02:45:21 PM »

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« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2014, 05:07:05 PM »

Ko-lec-tor,

Is that walnut wheel a '69 Camaro wheel, from an 'early '69' before rosewood?   What was the changeover date for that?
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« Reply #23 on: January 28, 2014, 05:45:04 PM »

Yes it is a 69 Camaro wheel and end of November 68, I understand.
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« Reply #24 on: January 28, 2014, 10:37:33 PM »

I've came across one or two of those at swap meets in the past, but didn't know what they were for..  shallow dish, sized/shaped like a '69 Camaro rosewood, but in walnut instead..  I guess I should have bought them (for trade material?) *G*
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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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« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2014, 10:42:24 PM »

I've came across one or two of those at swap meets in the past, but didn't know what they were for..  shallow dish, sized/shaped like a '69 Camaro rosewood, but in walnut instead..  I guess I should have bought them (for trade material?) *G*

http://www.camaros.org/swheel.shtml
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1969 SS/RS 396 coupe Hugger Orange X22 712 bought in 79
1969 SS 350 coupe LeMans Blue 713 bought in 79
1969 307 4spd. coupe Daytona Yellow 711 bought in 85
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« Reply #26 on: January 29, 2014, 06:46:48 AM »

A buddy got  a very nice 69 Walnut wheel on a Z10 he bought, I treid to buy it for quite some time for my 69 (10b 68 build), but he would not sell.  Finally was able to trade him my 71 cowl air cleaner for it when he bought a BB El C.  Love the way it looks!  I have an original 69 Rosewood stored away for my SS Cheesy 
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« Reply #27 on: February 01, 2014, 11:13:44 AM »

I had no idea they were worth that much. Glad mine has one.
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« Reply #28 on: February 10, 2014, 12:39:39 PM »

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-1969-Camaro-Chevelle-Nova-Impala-Rosewood-steering-wheel-/230960386380?pt=Vintage_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item35c64fd14c&vxp=mtr


NOS $7500.00.   Shocked
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« Reply #29 on: February 10, 2014, 04:31:39 PM »

WOW that's over 5 times what I paid for my 70 1/2 RS in about '83 and over twice what I sold it for in '89. and 3 times more than I paid for a decent '69 Camaro i the early 80's and more than I paid for my '69 Z (glad I still have that on cause it has a rosewood wheel). None of the cars were NOS but they all had nice steering wheels (+ 4 0ther wheels, 5 with the spare and fly wheels) (:
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