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Question: How long have you owned your current camaro?
5 years or less - 9 (8.8%)
6 to 10 years - 8 (7.8%)
11 to 15 years - 6 (5.9%)
16 to 20 years - 13 (12.7%)
21 to 25 years - 9 (8.8%)
26 to 30 years - 13 (12.7%)
31 to 35 years - 17 (16.7%)
36 to 40 years - 15 (14.7%)
41 to 46 years - 6 (5.9%)
Original Owner! - 6 (5.9%)
Total Voters: 102

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« Reply #30 on: March 01, 2014, 03:40:42 PM »

agree. Quite a few years ago when I debated changing colors that combination was in mind . Finally when all the stars aligned and I  had somewhat of a chance to tear into it I've decided to keep the original color. Not my favorite ,but it isthe car. Seeing the work done so far, I think I am going to be pleased with the color in "fresh"
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« Reply #31 on: March 01, 2014, 04:56:44 PM »

I think it will look really nice.
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« Reply #32 on: March 01, 2014, 05:15:18 PM »

Thanks, it'll stand out if anything.
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« Reply #33 on: March 01, 2014, 05:30:14 PM »

Thanks, it'll stand out if anything.

Jano, what color is your car?  Grecian Green?

Paul
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« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2014, 07:27:22 PM »

68Z is that a green color ?

Yep, British Racing Green

Yep British
You green guys sure stick together


It's the color of the NW.  Although it used to be the fir trees, now it seems it's the cannabis.
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« Reply #35 on: March 01, 2014, 08:18:44 PM »

Thanks, it'll stand out if anything.

Jano, what color is your car?  Grecian Green?

Paul

Ash Gold  GG color code I think ,off hand.
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« Reply #36 on: March 01, 2014, 09:25:51 PM »

Bought my 68 L35 convertible in 1981. Was not able to vote for both cars would only let me do one. So i did her one owner 68 327/210 hp. Can you place my car in the survey thanks.
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« Reply #37 on: March 01, 2014, 10:22:16 PM »

Bought my 68 L35 convertible in 1981. Was not able to vote for both cars would only let me do one. So i did her one owner 68 327/210 hp. Can you place my car in the survey thanks.

You picked the one with the best color scheme - or the most popular color. Can't fool me -

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« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2014, 08:29:01 PM »

Thanks steve glad you are coming around that corvette bronze is a better looking color than lemans blue.
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« Reply #39 on: March 03, 2014, 10:00:41 PM »

Thanks steve glad you are coming around that corvette bronze is a better looking color than lemans blue.

Maybe so, but it took Chevrolet a half a year to get it right, and when they couldn't sell enough Corvette Bronze cars they discontinued it before it could be perfected. Seems like that happened with British Racing Green, too. Hmm -

Maybe I ought to repaint the '68 Z Lemans Blue - then it would be 3 Lemans vs. 1 Corvette Bronze - you think ?

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« Reply #40 on: March 03, 2014, 10:41:49 PM »

It almost seems like LeMans Blue is turning into the next HO... Shocked

Nnnnnnnaaaaaaahhhhhhh....


Here are pics of my 69 when we first got it.






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Darrell Cook

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« Reply #41 on: March 03, 2014, 10:54:59 PM »

It almost seems like LeMans Blue is turning into the next HO... Shocked

Nnnnnnnaaaaaaahhhhhhh....


Here are pics of my 69 when we first got it.








Man, that hurts just looking at it. Reminds me of a guy that had a 69 convertible here when I was stationed at Dover AFB. There is this one particular merge lane that is on the left where two main roads come into one and he tried to beat a tractor trailer into the bottle neck and the rear trailer wheel walked right up the left quarter from behind the wheel up on top of the quarter at the rear side window and right on the top edge of the driver door before he could move the car away. Now that was a mess. He said he was damn near into the passenger seat when he saw the wheel of the tractor face to face. Did a lot of damage. Never saw the car after that so I don't know if it was ever repaired.
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« Reply #42 on: March 03, 2014, 11:34:33 PM »

Cook you basically saved that car from the junkyard man. One more stays on the road thanks to you! WTG . My friend had a 69 Cougar that got  t boned by a cement truck and looked like that on the outside, on the inside because it is unibody it flexed the body enough to yank the transmission tunnel into the number 7. We had no option but to cut it up, after we saved every vital piece.
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Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV
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« Reply #43 on: March 04, 2014, 12:01:03 AM »

I bought my Camaro in 1996. Like Gary said mine is unrestored too. it had one repaint in the early 80`s but still looks ok for it`s age. the car looks the same as when I bought it in 1996, lost the pics I had scanned so I don`t have any to post.
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« Reply #44 on: March 04, 2014, 12:12:37 AM »

35 years for me. Man,it sure doesn't seem that long! The previous owners wife ran it into the back of a pop truck. Bent a frame horn back at a 90 degree angle and ruined the front sheetmetal. They kept it for a while and then decided not to fix it. It was just a used car back then. I only wish that I'd got there before they sold the engine/trans. Everything on the lot that it was at was going to be crushed,so I guess that I at least saved it! It was several years later that I figured out what it was,but by that time it was too late to track down the parts that were sold. Here is a photo after I started working on it. I put it in storage for a long time while Life stuff took over. I'm now trying to gather stuff to restore it correctly.
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