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dynomac

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68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« on: June 01, 2008, 01:19:06 PM »
Hey Guys, I'm a newbie. Just purchased a Corvette Copper 68 RS/SS 396 4SPD. The engine is missing, is there anyway to tell which 396 was in the car originally? It is a nontach car.  Would the information on the trans. give me any leads? Thanks, Keith

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Re: 68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2008, 04:23:52 PM »
Not really, 68's are the hardest to ID.
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Re: 68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2008, 04:56:35 PM »
Hi Keith and welcome to CRG.  Do you know if the car was originally equipped with an air conditioner?
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Re: 68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2008, 08:09:39 PM »
Hey Steve, Thanks! My car was a non air car. It also had power drum brakes. A friend told me to check the fuel line. He said the 375HP cars had a 3/8 fuel line? Thanks, Keith

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Re: 68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2008, 12:57:59 AM »
Trans is about the only hint.
http://www.camaros.org/diffs68.shtml lists all the differences.

All had a 3/8 fuel line.
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Re: 68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2008, 01:05:52 AM »
Keith

Well since it didn't come with AC then no way to tell.  I thought that if it did have AC then you would know that it was not the 375 hp version.  Did it come with cruise (same logic)?

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Re: 68 RS/SS Camaro 396?
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2008, 07:17:09 PM »
Post a DETAILED picture of the Fuel line termination and retension (Clips style and location) in the saddle of the subframe.
If it is untouched (Hacked) it provides a BB specific clue,,,one of many
Above link is great.

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