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Danzo

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Mecum 1969 L89
« on: February 16, 2022, 01:09:33 AM »
Does anyone have any info on this one?
Ty, Doc.

https://www.mecum.com/lots/AZ0322-495699/1969-chevrolet-camaro-l89/

william

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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2022, 01:42:47 PM »
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Sold at B-J Lake Tahoe 2013 for $110,000. Also listed with R&M Sothebys 2013, no sale. Had TTs at that time.

What has changed is the description.

The B-J listing states "...undocumented L89 aluminum heads...all components are date-code correct."

The Sothebys listing states "Correct drivetrain..." but mentions a Protect-O-Plate.

The current Mecum listing states "Matching numbers 396/375 HP L89 Engine"..."Matching numbers 4-speed close ratio transmission." Also claims to have a bill of sale. Those claims were not made in the previous ads. Nowhere does it state born-with or original drivetrain.

As for the car, looks to be a decent restoration, some minor finish errors. Wrong shifter, Polyglas tires.

Proceed with caution.

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Pacecar

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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2022, 06:35:10 PM »
White sticker or decal on passenger inner fender looks like a Canadian decal for the oil service

Kelley W King

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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2022, 07:08:07 PM »
The shifter looks like a GTO unit to me. Nice car but if you are going to pay for "one of 311" I would have to be sure that is what it actually is. Lynchburg VA was known to have a few drag race guys. There is a black over red 69 L78 chevelle from there that the original owner bought new and drag raced it.
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Danzo

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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2022, 11:14:33 PM »
Thank you William. Are there any pics of the drivetrain stampings out there?
Doc

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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2022, 05:03:27 AM »
Car was NOM, then suddenly had a restamped L89 and fake docs.
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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2022, 12:12:03 AM »
Car was NOM, then suddenly had a restamped L89 and fake docs.
That takes care of that!
Thank you, Kurt.

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Re: Mecum 1969 L89
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2022, 04:18:54 AM »
Man, what a shame...still a very nice appearing resto.

 

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