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« on: February 10, 2009, 08:50:29 PM »

OK have to ask my original door lock knob's are metal repo's are plastic ? some say they are supposed to be plastic ?
could this be a build date thing ? early 67's don't have seatbelt retractor's , early car's have metal seat back's , my car is 10E build so could this be why it had metal knob's ? small detail I know but you guy's have already solved all the big stuff  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009, 11:38:13 PM »

The original 69 -70 GM pull knobs were ALL plastic.
Metal is repro.
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009, 12:36:22 AM »

oops 69's are plastic  Wink

67's are metal - the ferules were plastic for the metal door tops that year.
Plastic knobs will not fit into those original ferules -
Similar plastic knobs were used earlier years - but the tops are smaller.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009, 05:55:43 AM »

I need to take a pic of these side by side , the plastic repos I bought look just like the metal one's
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2009, 10:33:14 AM »

my 67 is a 12d production and the knobs are black plastic. the car has a black standard interior. i could use a set if anyone has any. one of mine is broken.
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2009, 01:34:12 PM »

I have collected a ton of door knobs - post a picture of the one you need.
Typically all the Chrome ones in 67 were metal.
The colored ones are always plastic.
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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2009, 04:30:05 PM »

the one on the left is my original the one on the right is the new plastic repo , another note is that my originals are two piece with the thumb top crimped onto the metal base part



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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2009, 06:28:25 PM »

OK I am stumped. Huh

All the original 67 metal ones have that little separate top attached to them -
almost like it was attached to one of the earlier metal ones - except those are much heaver metal?

The original plastic chrome ones look very similar, and they do fit into the plastic ferules -
And I know these are originals, because I pulled these myself from wrecks.
So maybe both were being used?

All the colored ones are plastic.

So a study needs to be done Roll Eyes

There are earlier smaller dish knobs  - those are in plastic and metal too?
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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2009, 08:24:46 PM »

my question now is ,,,,,,,,,,,,WHERE AM I GONNA FIND A NICE SHINY NOS SET OF THESE ?
now that I have got someone to admit that they exist !!
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« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2009, 08:27:37 PM »

Jeff would you look thru your's and see if you have one that's not all scratched up on the shaft part ? one of mine is OK but the other one is all sratched and worn down , I wonder how much it would be to rechrome them (LOL)
if you have one that I could clean up jeff I would like to get one from you ,,,,,Brad
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« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2009, 09:22:11 PM »

Hi I went out and looked at my original doors and have 1 original chrome metal knobs the other is mia. Is the chrome metal knob part of the Z23 interior decor package? I have black interior w/z23. I always assumed it was plastic but its like Brads 2 piece above.

In addition a magnet will not pick it up so it must be alumninum I dunno but the shaft is so thin walled it couldn't be made of plastic.
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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2009, 09:35:35 PM »

The metal ones always polish up perfect.
Brad - you are Chevelle Mikes friend from down here right?

You guys should come by for a visit some Saturday - I could likely be convinced to part with one  Tongue
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« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2009, 09:40:03 PM »

The metal ones always polish up perfect.
Brad - you are Chevelle Mikes friend from down here right?

You guys should come by for a visit some Saturday - I could likely be convinced to part with one  Tongue

Would you sell one? and if so how much send me a pm please.
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« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2009, 10:54:54 PM »

I would be interested in a set if anyone has any available.

Thanks
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« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2009, 06:21:38 AM »

hey now ! guy's I asked for one first , Jeff I live in Va. I traded you the original rear seat cover out of my 732 interior remember ?
If you would send me an e-mail I will send my address and pay you with paypal for a good enough door lock knob that I can clean up , the knob's seem to be the same type of thin metal an antenna is made of ?
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