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ovaltrack

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L88
« on: January 15, 2023, 05:27:38 PM »
Were there any or how many 69 camaro's had the L88 engine installed through the GM dealers ? 

GMAD_Van Nuys

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Re: L88
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2023, 10:22:27 PM »
Here is an article about a 1967 Camaro that had a L88 engine installed by Nickey Chevrolet:

https://www.motortrend.com/features/unrestored-1967-chevrolet-camaro-l88-power-transfusion-courtesy-nickey-chevrolet/

169INDY

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Re: L88
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2023, 10:44:03 PM »
Alan Green (Seattle) Burien Wa
Built 2 each
1968's

One was owned by a PNWCC Member back in the 80's w/ documentation

Link
http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=17742.0
Jim
68 SS/RS L35 Th-400 LOS
69 Pace Car L48 Th-350 LOS
68 Z28 M21 LOS

169INDY

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Re: L88
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2023, 10:47:13 PM »
I think this was a L88 Dealer Conversion 1969

Owner at the time maybe still?  is/was  Kevin S.

ALL Camaro Show in the 90's

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69 Pace Car L48 Th-350 LOS
68 Z28 M21 LOS

NAPA68

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Re: L88
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2023, 10:58:57 PM »
Here is an article about a 1967 Camaro that had a L88 engine installed by Nickey Chevrolet:

https://www.motortrend.com/features/unrestored-1967-chevrolet-camaro-l88-power-transfusion-courtesy-nickey-chevrolet/

I saw this car over the summer. It is specfreakingtacular!

GMAD_Van Nuys

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Re: L88
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2023, 11:15:02 PM »
I had a friend who said that he was going to buy a new Corvette if he survived his second tour in Vietnam.  Upon returning, he went to Harry Mann Chevrolet and told the salesman to order the fastest Corvette available.  Well, my friend got a 1969 Corvette with a L88 engine, which he only kept for one month as he said it was too dangerous to drive!   

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Re: L88
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2023, 05:24:31 AM »
Wow, that's quite a story. But, a man's got to know his limitations.

rocco376

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Re: L88
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2023, 12:35:14 PM »
Survived two tours in Vietnam, but afraid of a little old Chevy?

Kelley W King

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Re: L88
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2023, 01:15:21 PM »
There was a 67 sold at Mecum recently looked a lot like the blue Nicky in above post. Said it was a nicky car, sold around 400k.
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Re: L88
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2023, 03:36:18 AM »
There is a green 69 Phase III with a white stripe that was in the Otis Chandler collection.I'm just not sure if the Baldwin Motion Phase III cars meant L88 power or if they got the 425 horse 427.