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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2015, 05:53:19 PM »
As a side note my 68 came with 302 emblems on the fenders and had the flat hood.

All '68 Z28s came from the factory with a flat hood! :)

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2015, 07:45:26 PM »
I bought a 69 z-28 rally sport orange w/ black stripes , but it never seemed to run as good as the 68 z.


Thats because 8's are superior..  Classic... 8)

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2015, 07:50:23 PM »



Thats because 8's are superior..  Classic... 8)


Second That Notion 8)

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2015, 07:58:01 PM »
I bought a 69 z-28 rally sport orange w/ black stripes , but it never seemed to run as good as the 68 z.

Thats because 8's are superior..  Classic... 8)

Second That Notion 8)

Concor! :)

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2015, 12:06:31 AM »
Better flow numbers on the 68 heads. Seat of the pants may felt better, probably cut close to the same times. They were high 12-low 13 cars with a steep rear gear, street tires and corked headers. Very respectable times even in this day and age...comparing apples to apples, naturally aspirated mills.
68 Z/28  born with: 302, drive line, etc..

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2015, 01:24:26 AM »
And they look better!!
Doug  '67 RS/SS 396 auto I know the car since new

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2015, 02:47:44 AM »
is this '68 Camaro 'bar night'.. or something?   These fellas seem to be drinking something mind altering... :)

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #22 on: September 02, 2015, 03:18:19 AM »
I'm leaning towards the 1968 also. Maybe because my 1968 Z/28 was the first Camaro I purchased back in 1976. No mind altering beverage here. It's too hot for anything other than water here :)....Joe
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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #23 on: September 02, 2015, 03:32:01 AM »
in 'stock form', I also suspect the '68 may have been a bit faster (it felt that way?  maybe because I suspect it's a bit lighter than the '69)..  My '68 was very fast..  the engine in stock form (as far as I knew) really ran well!  I traded that car for my '69 which needed an engine rebuild..  Now after my engine rebuild, the '69 engine was better than the '68 302 engine, but the '69 got a few tricks learned from a friend who had a '69 Z28 SCCA/TransAM road racer from new and was a super mechanical engineer!!   

I've also owned a '70 Z28, which I preferred to *drive*..  as I think it handled better than the first gens and with the 350 cubes was easier to drive...  but the '69 is also far preferable to any others in the LOOKS FAST department..  :)
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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #24 on: September 07, 2023, 05:28:32 PM »
I posted this on CRG in 2015. Punching the VIN up on Google brings up this site ONLY. Here it is again for sale with VERY little info. Just 4 or 5 lines and no important pictures. I didn't save pad pictures, but it seems there were some cause it's talked about. Danny

  https://www.ebay.com/itm/266397907189?_trkparms=amclksrc%3DITM%26aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20211130125621%26meid%3D859c7ca4c0d2438b97ba32ddeedbb3d5%26pid%3D101465%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D4%26sd%3D266397907189%26itm%3D266397907189%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D3650466&_trksid=p3650466.c101465.m3507

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #25 on: September 11, 2023, 02:15:56 AM »
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Please help the rest of out, what is RPO KD1?

Sorry Austin, my attempt at a joke.  KD1 is air injection reactor delete.  Take a good look at the engine photo.

;)

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As far as I know KD1 was smog delete only for cars from Norwood and destined for GM Canada Delivery and Sale..
I had an early '68 model Z that had GM Documentation and had KD1 on the options list - "Air Injection Delete for Canadian Market vehicles"..

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Re: 1968 CamaroZ/28 Paint Code KK
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2023, 03:52:04 PM »
That KD1 description is not from GM, but from Vintage Vehicle Services.
For some reason, many Canadian cars don't have KD1 listed in the documentation but should.
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