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Do you like the look of a Vinyl Roof on a First Generation Camaro?

Yes, if original
103 (57.2%)
Yes, original or not
40 (22.2%)
No, even if original
10 (5.6%)
No, no matter what
12 (6.7%)
Maybe, depends on color
15 (8.3%)

Total Members Voted: 177

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #150 on: December 07, 2012, 08:59:43 PM »
Nice cars!  Keep them coming...
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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #151 on: December 11, 2012, 11:13:44 PM »
Nice cars!  Keep them coming...
And keep voting...

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #152 on: December 12, 2012, 05:21:28 AM »
YES.

Pic attached. What I wanted to show in this pic is how well the Top chrome (Stainless) trim flows into the belt reveal at the top of the door when viewed from the rear.
Nice feature with the 68's so equipped.

( Yes I race my numbers matching factory born with drive train for 10 years now at our local track on street tire friday night drags :)

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #153 on: December 12, 2012, 02:23:43 PM »
Jim,
Great looking car!  Great looking event... Where (and what) is it?
And spot on observation about how the belt reveal, trim, and vinyl top (especially black) come together for a great look (line) in your 68 (and others so equipped).

Mo,
Interesting comment on the "floating" look of 69 vinyl tops.  Wonder if that's what the designers were after when they made that change in the look of the top?

Keep the pics and comments coming...

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #154 on: December 13, 2012, 06:46:54 PM »
Phillip,
 I'll send you pictures if you can post them.
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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #155 on: December 13, 2012, 07:08:55 PM »
Parchment top on my 69 RS.  Really sets it off with the white sticks/interior on Rallye Green.


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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #156 on: December 13, 2012, 07:50:29 PM »
Phillip,
 I'll send you pictures if you can post them.
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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #157 on: December 13, 2012, 08:02:01 PM »
69camcon,
Welcome!  Great looking car!
Mo's comment about the floating look of a 69 has me looking at the 69 tops in a different way.
Could you post a side and back view of your 69?

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #158 on: December 13, 2012, 11:24:25 PM »
69camcon,
Welcome!  Great looking car!
Mo's comment about the floating look of a 69 has me looking at the 69 tops in a different way.
Could you post a side and back view of your 69?

Thanks for the welcome, been reading on here & on some other boards, had to chime in with the Vinyl as I'm a big fan.  Here's some more pics for you. 




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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #159 on: December 14, 2012, 03:11:56 AM »
Great, thanks. The 69 vinyl look does have a unique flow.

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #160 on: December 14, 2012, 08:40:33 PM »
Phillip,
 E-mail returned. Thank you.
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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #161 on: December 14, 2012, 09:23:53 PM »
Victor's 68 Camaro

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #162 on: December 14, 2012, 09:30:14 PM »
# 2 (Victor, I did not post the pic with you and your friend in it. Didn't think I should post someone's picture online without permission.)
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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #163 on: December 14, 2012, 09:39:53 PM »
# 3 So, Victor, tell us something about it....

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Re: Vinyl or Not?
« Reply #164 on: December 14, 2012, 10:40:02 PM »
Phillip,
 Thanks again. Its almost all finished after a re-paint a couple of years ago, still lacking proper starter and distributor.
 ( I likely changed the originals out myself in the early Eightys)  All original "born with" Drive train. 396 M-21,   Standard black interior, gauges. I love vinyl tops!
   Victor