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BillOhio

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2018, 02:35:12 AM »
One of my favorite colors. Great family projecy Bryon
1969 Z28, Burgandy, numbers matching, 12,900 miles
1967 Plymouth GTX Hemi, 4 speed, dana
1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2018, 07:29:45 PM »
Just thought I would list all of what I know this car had originally at this point, from the tag.

E - Tinted all glass
2ZG - TH400 3-speed automatic transmission (M40) with console (D55)
3SL - Special Interior (Z21) and Rally Sport Package (Z22)
4N - 396/325 hp engine (L35)

Other options -
J52 - Brakes, front disc, rear drum (includes rally wheels (ZJ7) in 67)
N40 - Power Steering

I am still trying to get in contact with the guy that owned the car from 1980 to 2001.

Also working on getting a jig built to put the car on while the frame rails are replaced.  Trunk pan and gas tank were replaced 20 years ago and are still in great shape.
Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 - now 468 ci, M21, 12 bolt
Looking for 68 Camaro with body number NOR 181016

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2018, 07:33:20 PM »
Nice project.  Glad to see a thread about something other than a 69 Z on the site.

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2018, 07:39:00 PM »
Initially I was not thrilled with this car and was going to pass.  The low production numbers for big block Camaros in 1967 made me decide this was going to be worth the time and effort to restore. 

There were only 4,003 L35 cars in 1967 - and only 1,453 cars with L35 and M40 in 1967.
Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 - now 468 ci, M21, 12 bolt
Looking for 68 Camaro with body number NOR 181016

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2018, 07:48:38 PM »
My 67 L35 convertible was in such bad shape that the guy who towed it, and my wife, laughed at it when I brought it home.
They said "you bought this piece of sh*t"?
But, the car 'hooked' me...sort of like Christine.
I didn't realize how low in production it was at that time.
I like watching as they eat their words now.  ;)

Mike
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67 NOR SS/RS L35 Convertible - Under restoration

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #20 on: January 31, 2018, 08:08:50 PM »
One of the first Camaros that stuck in my head from '67 was a local TT coupe with black custom interior . I never saw the car dirty in all the years it was around. Good color combination.
Doug  '67 RS/SS 396 auto I know the car since new

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Re: 1967 RS/SS 396 - L35 M40 project
« Reply #21 on: January 31, 2018, 08:49:57 PM »
I tried to buy two other 1967 L35 coupes, both 4 speed cars, in the past 6 months. But neither one worked out. I guess as they say “third time’s a charm”.

Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 - now 468 ci, M21, 12 bolt
Looking for 68 Camaro with body number NOR 181016