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Tom76

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Various bumpers
« on: March 20, 2019, 11:03:43 PM »
Hello everybody,
at the Suisse Camaro's of 1967 there were 2 different front bumpers.
One had 2 horns, the other was a simple continuous bumper.
What was the difference when ordering?
Which option, or option package, included this?

Grtz Tom

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2019, 08:54:05 AM »
Hello Tom,
Front bumper guards were available as RPO V31 for all 3 first-gen model years, refer to http://www.camaros.org/pdf/options.pdf for pricing and number of cars thus fitted.
- Tim
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-Racer at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2019, 06:52:15 PM »
Hello Tim,
thanks for this list!
Seems like these were explicitly ordered in Switzerland.
Thank you for your help!
Tom

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2019, 12:29:24 AM »
I like the look of the Camaro in your first picture Tom, do you know that particular car's other options?
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-Racer at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2019, 09:25:09 PM »
Hello Tim,
this is a true Swiss Camaro with the 283-Cui V-8.
The VIN is at the bottom of the picture.
The options were all the same for 1967 Camaros produced in Switzerland:

- Reduction 3.08: 1
- Differential brake standard
- Disc brakes in front
- Powerbrake
- Power steering
- windshield shower
- Windschield wiper 2 levels
- Rear windows defroster
- reversing lamp
- Engine and trunk lighting
- No radio (the customer had to buy sepparat)

In addition, two rear reflectors had to be installed below the bumper by the importer,
And the Daylight combined with the turn signals.

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2019, 12:10:24 AM »
Nice! So is the last photo a Swiss Camaro that was exported back to the USA, or did the owner put a California novelty plate on it?
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-Racer at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2019, 06:23:00 PM »
It's a Swiss Owner with California Show-Plate  :)

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Re: Various bumpers
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2019, 02:43:41 AM »
Nice!
Tim in Australia.
1969 04A Van Nuys Z/28. Cortez Silver, Dark Blue interior, VE3 bumper, Z21, Z23, D55/U17, D80, flat hood.
Sold at Clippinger Chevrolet in Covina, CA. Ex-Racer at Lions Dragstrip in Long Beach.