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« on: February 07, 2010, 04:34:48 PM »

I am looking for some clarification for the trunk lids on 68-89 cars. I have heard 68 lids ran into 69? I looked through the threads and did not see anything I have an early 69 Camaro 10 A of 68 it seems like I rememeber something being said of tabs which mine does have now. What I would like to know is the differences in each lid if possible. Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2010, 06:17:00 PM »

We judged a car two years back  at the GM Nats. It was around your date and the orig owner and it was a 68 deck. He said it was never replaced. Post a pic. of the bottom of yours so we can see it
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2010, 10:36:27 AM »

I am looking for some clarification for the trunk lids on 68-89 cars. I have heard 68 lids ran into 69? I looked through the threads and did not see anything I have an early 69 Camaro 10 A of 68 it seems like I rememeber something being said of tabs which mine does have now. What I would like to know is the differences in each lid if possible. Thanks

The deck lid with the "tabs" along the rear edge was the "second design" 1969 lid, which was used from approximately December '68 through March '69.
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2010, 09:12:48 PM »

Thanks JohnZ
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2010, 05:53:55 PM »

Does anyone have any pics of early 69 inside trunk lid or a 68 67 lid? I would like to compare them
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2010, 06:09:11 PM »



Thiis is all I have of my 68 one.
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2010, 11:04:40 AM »

Does anyone have any pics of early 69 inside trunk lid or a 68 67 lid? I would like to compare them

See the '69 deck lid photos in this CRG thread...  http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=4938.0

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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2010, 06:51:45 PM »

for a mid may built carn should it have the tabs ? It is stated above that they went from 12/68-3/69 did they change after 3/69 to a different lid if so what should it look like?any pics? Thanks Don
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« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2010, 10:29:43 AM »

for a mid may built carn should it have the tabs ? It is stated above that they went from 12/68-3/69 did they change after 3/69 to a different lid if so what should it look like?any pics? Thanks Don

The third-design '69 lid had the "tabs" removed, and the Fisher Run Number (date stamp) was relocated from the center of the inner panel a few inches to the right, on the angled rib.
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« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2010, 10:42:19 AM »

So is a 69 first design actually a 68 lid? I have an oct 68 car and from this I can tell I have the wrong lid as mine has the tabs on it.
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« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2010, 11:50:53 AM »

So is a 69 first design actually a 68 lid?

Yes, it is. The '68 lid carried over into 1969 as the "first design" 1969 lid.
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« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2010, 01:44:31 PM »

does anyone have a full picute of the bottom of a 68 lid?
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« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2010, 07:18:47 PM »





By tabs, do you mean this last picture?
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« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2010, 08:01:23 PM »

 yup on the tabs, I see your 68 lid does not have the 4 holes for the Pontiac spoiler.
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« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2010, 08:08:59 PM »

By the way Paul thanks a lot for sending the pics of your lid. Mine looks just like the ones in the link you sent out earlier.
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« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2010, 10:34:44 PM »

I believe that is the original trunk lid for my 68 Z.  It was hard to see the date on it, but it looked like a D and two numbers.
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« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2010, 10:53:58 PM »

i bought what i thought was a 67 repop trunk lid,but it does not fit right. it appears to be a little narrower than the one on the car. what gives?  is it just a poor off shore product or is it a 68 or 69 hood? is there an easy way to tell 67 from 68/69?? thanks
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« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2010, 03:40:16 PM »

i bought what i thought was a 67 repop trunk lid,but it does not fit right. it appears to be a little narrower than the one on the car. what gives?  is it just a poor off shore product or is it a 68 or 69 hood? is there an easy way to tell 67 from 68/69?? thanks
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The '67 lid doesn't have the four holes in the rear rib of the inner panel for the spoiler studs, and only has two holes in the right rear corner of the inner panel for the Camaro emblem studs. The '68-'69 lids had the four spoiler stud holes, and had two additional large angled clearance holes just forward of the standard Camaro emblem holes for use when the emblem was moved forward when the spoiler was installed.
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