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Adrian68

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Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« on: October 13, 2022, 07:44:10 AM »
Can anyone assist in reading this tag to see if a true RS?

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2022, 11:16:53 AM »
1968’s only had build dates, interior and exterior colors on the trim tags…no other options are on 68 camaro trim tags,
For RS look for evidence of lower back up lights on tail pan, if front sheet metal is original lots of ways to determine if it was RS from factory or if RS grill was added afterwards.

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2022, 01:00:58 AM »
Unfortunately the 68 is a bastard year for options on the trim tag. Without any original documentation, there’s really no way to tell if it was born with an RS. There are a lot of parts to make a complete system, and alot of people who add it to a 68 go with the aftermarket electric door system for simplicity.

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2022, 05:55:37 PM »
I disagree. There are alot of ways to tell if it was an original RS. Original piercings in the front fender wells and cowl. Trunk backup light wiring piercing. Take reverse lights out and see if its stamped metal and not cut. Just to name a few
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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2022, 04:09:23 AM »
As Jonesy pointed out, there are ways to verify a Rally Sport from a standard model, but unfortunately, no way to tell from the trim tag.

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2022, 08:52:39 PM »
I do like the early build date.

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2022, 09:45:31 PM »
Dang.  More click-bait and I fell for it.  I was dying to see pics of that 68 foot car and ... nope.  Nothing.

Here is a link to the CRG page to help with decoding, to put the other comments into context:  http://www.camaros.org/numbers.shtml#CowlTag

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2022, 05:27:01 AM »
You can find them on Google.

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2022, 03:47:28 PM »
I stand corrected….I forgot about those firewall holes.

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2022, 12:26:46 PM »
I disagree. There are alot of ways to tell if it was an original RS. Original piercings in the front fender wells and cowl. Trunk backup light wiring piercing. Take reverse lights out and see if its stamped metal and not cut. Just to name a few

Very true, but the whole nose and lower rear valance, could have all been swapped from a real RS. Who knows. Are there any other things that almost couldn't be switched or swapped?

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Re: Assistance in figuring out if true 68’ Rally Sport
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2022, 04:09:25 PM »
I stand corrected….I forgot about those firewall holes.

Shame on you Dave!!!  lol