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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #255 on: March 04, 2023, 04:09:38 PM »
Nice! Thanks for the update, and for those who are wondering what the round hole in the tail light socket is forÖ..itís for the U46 Light Monitor Cable-or Fiber Optic as we call it.
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #256 on: March 04, 2023, 05:18:40 PM »
Photos 496 - 497 - After Evapo but before treating with RPM (Rust Prevention Magic) - continued

Well done as always Darrell. Everyone, note the disc brake pedal does not have the silver disc brake medallion yet.
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #257 on: March 04, 2023, 06:24:34 PM »
Photos 496 - 497 - After Evapo but before treating with RPM (Rust Prevention Magic) - continued

Well done as always Darrell. Everyone, note the disc brake pedal does not have the silver disc brake medallion yet.



 



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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #258 on: March 04, 2023, 06:49:14 PM »
Photos 496 - 497 - After Evapo but before treating with RPM (Rust Prevention Magic) - continued

Surprised that the pedal assembly housing wasn't painted black from the factory. My NOR 67 Z is painted black
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #259 on: March 04, 2023, 07:54:49 PM »
Definitely interesting the paint line stop on the brake bracket.

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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #260 on: March 08, 2023, 01:45:15 PM »
Thanks for the comments.  Changeover is mid March of 68 on the medallion from my research.

Photos 524 - 527 - The tail light harness has now been repaired and unfortunately I ended up having to retape the majority of the harness. But original sockets etc so itíll have to do.
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #261 on: March 08, 2023, 01:46:28 PM »
Photos 528 - 531 - Tail light harness cont.
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #262 on: March 22, 2023, 12:46:16 PM »
Some progress over last weekend.  For accessibility I pulled the glove box and door.  While it was removed I cleaned the box.  Mostly just test fitting everything to make sure I'm not missing anything and of course there are a few odds and ends I have to locate in my parts stash but overall pretty straight forward.

Photo 532 - Before starting the test fitting.

Photos 533 - 534 - Glove box removed

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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #263 on: March 22, 2023, 12:47:27 PM »
Photos 535 - 538 - Glove box after cleaning
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« Reply #264 on: March 22, 2023, 12:48:30 PM »
Photos 539 - 540 - Heater box with core installed from the interior.
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #265 on: March 22, 2023, 12:50:18 PM »
Photos 541 - 542 - Cowl ducts installed
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« Reply #266 on: March 22, 2023, 12:50:54 PM »
543 - 544 - Duct install cont.
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #267 on: March 22, 2023, 12:53:35 PM »
545 - 547 - Outer heater box installed and the rest of the firewall cleaned.  BTW the MEK substitute works almost as good as the original stuff so that was nice to see.  Also added the wiper transmission, wiper motor, cowl panel and harness (temporary).
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #268 on: March 22, 2023, 12:55:38 PM »
Last item is another Day 2 piece secured.  This car originally had tow tabs (homemade) welded to the front ears of the sub and later were removed.  So I felt I should at least at something similar back to the car.

Photos 548 - 549 - Tow tabs
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Re: Preservation of a 68 Camaro
« Reply #269 on: March 27, 2023, 01:16:58 PM »
Next updates are the reassembly process for the firewall components, harness, dash items etc. All in all everything is gong back together smoothly.


Photos 550 - 551 - Fuse block installed.
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