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dannystarr

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1968 Camaro Z28 without a Tach??
« on: May 15, 2014, 08:54:26 PM »
Is there a way to order a 68' Z/28 without a tachometer from the factory? ... Danny

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Re: 1968 Camaro Z28 without a Tach??
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2014, 09:03:59 PM »
Think I might have found my own answer. Did more searching here. But please anyone chime in anyway with some more details. Or how many documented no tach Z/28's are in the database?


       Gauges and spoilers were optional with the Z28 until April/May 69 when a tachometer became a required part of the package and spoilers became part of the package.   

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Re: 1968 Camaro Z28 without a Tach??
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2014, 09:14:52 PM »
Not sure about the database but I would venture to guess that well over half were ordered without tach & gauges.  I would also say the same about the spoilers.  Cowl plenum was also an option which died off after the first part of production (1968).
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Re: 1968 Camaro Z28 without a Tach??
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2014, 09:25:53 PM »
From Kurt's Productions Options article:
"Later 69 Z28's were the only model that required a tachometer (via either U16 or U17). "
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Re: 1968 Camaro Z28 without a Tach??
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2014, 04:11:03 PM »
I owned a new 68 and 69 Z/28 and neither had a factory tach
new Camaros owned 68 and 69 Z-28. new Corvettes owned 59,62,63,64,65,66,97,99 02,05 and 08.

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Re: 1968 Camaro Z28 without a Tach??
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2014, 05:17:22 PM »
Danny, a lot of 1968 Z28s did not have a tachometer. It had to be included with option U17. 

You can see this link. http://www.camaros.org/pdf/options.pdf
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