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Terry69RSZ28

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69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« on: May 16, 2016, 01:59:31 AM »
Hi All,
Would late January manifolds (A24, A30) be acceptable and/or possible on a March 03E build date?
Thanks, Terry

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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2016, 02:52:23 AM »
I don't think any judging organization would have an issue with that (assuming they had some means to read the dates).. :)
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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2016, 04:05:18 AM »
Terry,  For reference.. I have my 03B Z originals and they're LH A219 & RH B239
Darrell
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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2016, 07:52:39 PM »
Hi Gary and Darrell,
I have an opportunity to purchase this set for my Z. Just want to ensure these are acceptable for my build date-they are in the two month range. Thanks for your input.
Terry

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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2016, 11:00:06 PM »
Mine are much closer together.  If it helps the originals on mine are dated L-9-8 and L-12-8 for a 12D built car.

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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2016, 04:17:52 AM »
Hi,
Now I am wondering if I should try and locate ones closer to my build date or go with the late January ones. What do others think?
Terry

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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2016, 04:27:00 AM »
Well, you can't see the dates when installed.....
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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2016, 01:40:27 PM »
Hi Kurt and others,
I am completing the restoration on my Z and having original dated parts is important, particularly ones that would fit the build date of my car. I know you can't see the dates but some cars have exhaust manifolds very close and some have ones further away from the build date. I just want to do this right...
Terry

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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2016, 02:10:07 PM »
I understand what you are saying ... but since you have no means of knowing what the car came with (dates wise), and there is a large variance in the date range, your 2 months is fine.  Personally if I were purchasing exhaust manifolds I'd be more concerned with the 'condition' than I would be with the dates.

Many car judging organizations allow up to 6 months without questions due to the variance in these dates when manufactured ... the parts were not FIFO.. they were not a 'perishable' item... :)
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Re: 69 Z28 exhaust manifolds
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2016, 06:45:56 PM »
Hi Gary,
You certainly said it well for my understanding. The manifolds are mint so I think I will buy them since it fits into the acceptable month range variance for parts.
Thanks, Terry