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ZLP955

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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2019, 04:48:16 AM »
Great thread. Interesting to see the car at the top of this thread (plate MC6588) has the rear stripes painted as though dealer-applied, rather than by Fisher, i.e. extending to the trunk lid edge.
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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2019, 05:03:39 AM »
Sure would have sold me -
Until you saw the price. ZL1 was $4000 for the engine, plus all the options on this car. And detuned.
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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #17 on: April 08, 2019, 02:48:34 PM »
Sure would have sold me -
Until you saw the price. ZL1 was $4000 for the engine, plus all the options on this car. And detuned.



Yes, quite pricey. IF I'm correct, didn't the ZL-1 Camaros retail over $7,000? Thats more than a Corvette sold for in 1969. 
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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #18 on: April 10, 2019, 01:00:28 AM »
Sure would have sold me -
Until you saw the price. ZL1 was $4000 for the engine, plus all the options on this car. And detuned.

Yep. Money was also the reason why I passed on the GT500KR green convertible for sale in the parking lot of my apartment building (he asked $8500.00, took two weeks to sell). Also the '69 Z with crossram 7 years earlier for $2400.00 (when it was 2 years old). Heck, my X77 set me back $1600.00 - thought I was going to Debtors Prison.

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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #19 on: May 12, 2019, 02:48:17 PM »
In the Milford picture is the radiator not a curved neck?  Also I noticed the "B" paint stamp on the firewall.  Does this mean it was painted at the Fisher plant?

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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #20 on: May 12, 2019, 04:38:43 PM »
The ZL1 show car was ordered as an L78 automatic with 3.55 axle. HD cooling was included with 3.73 & 4.10 axle ratios at extra cost. Most BB 4 core radiators have the curved upper neck, a few did not. The car was painted in production at Norwood.

Looks like someone is checking for the correct dip stick.
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Re: Black ZL-1 concept car
« Reply #21 on: May 12, 2019, 06:17:58 PM »
I noticed some writing by by the radiator cap.  Looks like 27-69.  It's hard to believe this car isn't in a GM museum with all the press it got at the time.  When I 1st saw the photo of it in Michael Lamm's book "The Great Camaro" I was floored by it.