Author Topic: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?  (Read 12608 times)

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Re: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?
« Reply #30 on: May 03, 2019, 01:41:34 AM »
Yep...  I'm TOO young..  :)       When I remember the big huge protruding tires and jacked up rear was more like mid-60's... or maybe a bit later on older cars...  Not on Camaros!   Seems pretty 'red-necky' to me 'Bill Thomas or not'...  Bill made his name on the drag strip not the street... :)
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Re: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?
« Reply #31 on: May 03, 2019, 08:53:34 PM »
the Z had E70x15's so yes it is a typo

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Re: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?
« Reply #32 on: May 03, 2019, 11:06:28 PM »
What is the typo?
Tim in Australia.
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Re: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?
« Reply #33 on: December 27, 2019, 05:53:37 PM »
Thanks for clarifying that Jon, that was based on http://www.camaros.org/diffs67.shtml which says the '67 Z/28 had them.

Tim, I don't see where full (large,tall, etc) rear bumper guards are mentioned in that link you've provided ?  Small rear guards, AKA "bumperettes" however were included on all all 67's. No bumperettes factory installed in 68.

Sorry for the late reply as I don't frequent this site as much as I should...
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Re: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?
« Reply #34 on: December 28, 2019, 03:17:07 AM »
Garth, that's because it was edited after my post, according to the version date near the top of that page:
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Re: Did all '69 Z/28's come with the tall rear bumper guards?
« Reply #35 on: December 28, 2019, 08:42:56 AM »
Thanks, I should've known... :-[ Good catch.

After studying the 68 AIM trim heights, I can't come to any conclusions one way or the other as there's just not enough difference that I can see. My feeling is the guards were added simply to go along with the race theme of a Z/28. They actually provide a little more protection down low for the gas tank and filler neck   
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