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« on: November 11, 2007, 03:31:20 PM »

If anyone has one or knows someone that has one please message me back with a price.
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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2007, 03:41:26 PM »

If anyone has one or knows someone that has one please message me back with a price.

http://www.302crossram.com/

Paul
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« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2007, 02:06:34 PM »

The real one's are extremely pricey, but Kelly at Rick's 1st Generation, has more info on these than anyone, location, pricing, identification etc., give him a call at 800-359-7717
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2007, 05:44:45 PM »

Here's a restored one on eBay!  http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1969-Chevrolet-Camaro-Crossram-System-Complete_W0QQitemZ230205691581QQihZ013QQcategoryZ34198QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2007, 05:39:58 PM »

That's not restored, that's one of Jim's repros...Think his opening paragraph is a little out of date?
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2007, 05:45:15 PM »

What ever it is it's out of my league.  If that's a repro what's a real one cost?
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2007, 07:17:46 PM »

$20k
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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2007, 07:28:36 PM »

WOW! Shocked  That much?Huh
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« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2007, 01:09:17 AM »

I saw one listed for that.  I don't know if he got it or not.
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« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2007, 12:16:31 PM »

$20k
I've seen similar prices...I think Jim has asked North of $24K for his originals...like 68Zproject said, these were asking prices, who knows if anyone paid it
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« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2007, 03:13:55 PM »

One thing that has helped to costs on these parts come down is the availability of reproduction X-rams and carbs.  Many are happy with the reissues and it's something that many can afford.  We are endorsing the X-rams made in AZ.  They are the best of three reproductions IMO.

Happy New Year,

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« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2007, 03:58:32 PM »

Since the "original GM crossrams" were not original to the Z/28, why would anyone care whether is it an "original GM crossram"or a repro? Either way, the setup on the car is not original. Only thing missing from this stuff  these days is a conspiracy theory. But then again, I guess there is one with regards to the Chevrolet documentation that some believe supposedly still exists in some Michigan secret vault.

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« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2007, 11:58:28 PM »

I agree with Jimmy, why does someone want a crossram when the factory did not install them.  I also heard they are not worth a flip for the street.  IMO   Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2007, 08:01:05 AM »

I agree 100%.  That's why I made this issue part of the ECL code chapter in my 1969 Camaro fact book.  15 years ago, if you were entering in a car show, X-ram cars were allowed in the stock class and if a car had a cross ram, they usually won 1st place.

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« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2007, 08:30:13 AM »

While I agree that crossram-equipped cars are not "original" and therefore, not appropriate for judging in stock classes, they are fun on the street.  The intake by itself would probably kill the 302's performance, but with a "140" cam, headers and 4.10 gears, the crossram intake is not much more tempermental than a single four barrel 302, and it definitely adds power.  They also draw a crowd when the hood is up.  Just my two cents worth.  Tex T.
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