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Tinkerr

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Turbo 400 and column shifter
« on: October 06, 2006, 06:21:40 AM »
I'm been thinking about this, thought I'd ask the masses. Was it possible to order a 1st generation Camaro with a turbo 400 and a column shifter. I've never seen one and have always been curious.

CNorton

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Re: Turbo 400 and column shifter
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2006, 01:26:20 PM »
Yes.  I've read that some of the Yenko cars that the dealership converted from COPO cars were originally column shift-equipped.  Yenko removed the handle and installed a Hurst (dual-gate, if I'm not mistaken).

mrdetails

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Re: Turbo 400 and column shifter
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2006, 02:43:24 PM »
Column shift was the base. If you didn't order floor shift with consol that's what you got.

william

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Re: Turbo 400 and column shifter
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2006, 05:09:36 PM »
Of the 50 '69 ZL1s ordered by Fred Gibb Chev 20 were T400 and all had column shifts.

nuch_ss396

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Re: Turbo 400 and column shifter
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2006, 12:32:28 AM »
Of the 50 '69 ZL1s ordered by Fred Gibb Chev 20 were T400 and all had column shifts.

I know this is true, but it just seems kind of strange to use a column shifter on a ZL-1.
Somebody's sense of humor - maybe......
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