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Another Antwerp camaro
« on: February 20, 2017, 01:04:41 AM »
Hi Camaro guys
My name is Emmanuel ( Manu ) and I'm french
I'm the owner of a '68 Antwerp assembled camaro
Since I have I stored it dry, waiting for me will have the time and the money I can restore it
Vin # is 12437HX101436
Originally in matador red, is now in white
Deluxe black interior, fold down rear seat
4 pistons front discs,  327 ci quadrajet, powerglide trans, console with gauges...

And the most rare option from this assembly plant   :   a factory sunroof !!



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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2017, 01:17:21 AM »
Welcome!!  And nice ride!
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Contact me if you have a 68 L78/L89 Camaro to add it to my database.

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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2017, 01:50:53 AM »
Welcome Manu! More photos please! :)

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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2017, 02:17:24 AM »
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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2017, 04:41:09 AM »
Neat car.. :)     Was 'Matador Red' the actual original color for the Camaro??   I didn't think Chevrolet used Matador red after the late 50's.. (or at least the name?)...
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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2017, 06:29:23 AM »
Gary, Matador Red was a factory color for '68...

http://www.camaros.org/exterior.shtml#ColorPercentages

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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2017, 02:05:58 PM »
Well....  :)..   I guess that shows how little I read '68 specs.. :)      (Is that the *same* orange-flavored red as was used in 1957??)...
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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2017, 08:37:39 AM »
Interesting car - and does the vin sequence number (101436) suggest more than 1139 CKD '68 Camaros were assembled at Antwerp, since homologated cars retained the US vin format?
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« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2017, 01:26:05 PM »
Well....  :)..   I guess that shows how little I read '68 specs.. :)      (Is that the *same* orange-flavored red as was used in 1957??)...

Needless to say, I was surprised that GM named a '68 Camaro red as 'Matador Red', being very familiar with the '57 Chevy 'matador red', and since no one responded to my question above, I had to go answer it myself...

68 Camaro Matador red (NOT matador red!).. :)    this is Very red...
http://paintref.com/graphics/sample/camaro1968red.jpg

57 Chevrolet Matador Red (THIS is matador red)... :)   high orange content...
http://paintref.com/graphics/sample/belair195770673.jpg

The 56 and 57 chevrolet Matador red was used on so many cars, and is still to this day in high usage, so WHY would Chevrolet use that same color name on a totally different color only 11 yrs later???
Doesn't make sense to me, but I'm old...  :)
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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2017, 03:03:34 PM »
Separate question: so I see the sunroof option, were there any other export countries that had different options not available in the U.S.? (seems I remember a 67-68 Camaro in the Philippines that had some different RS looking front end or optional trim? also no Camaro emblems)

Lastly was there a different AIM, or a supplemental that showed the details of these different options and there parts?
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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2017, 09:05:45 AM »
Austin the foreign assembly plant article states GM Suisse (Switzerland) offered the only production Camaro with a 283cu in V8.
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« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2017, 01:36:06 PM »
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Lastly was there a different AIM, or a supplemental that showed the details of these different options and there parts?

If there were AIMs (or equivalent) for foreign factory assembly, then I suspect it would be in the language of that foreign country and controlled by GM's subsidiary in that country ...   although, as my controls professor C.D. Johnson once told my class when we complained about having to study Russian language controls papers... "The equations are all the same..." ...  :)
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Re: Another Antwerp camaro
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2017, 11:09:25 AM »
bienvenue a toi ici manu ;)

moi aussi une 67 RS 327 L30 mais pas suisse !
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