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« on: February 23, 2010, 07:51:55 PM »



I like the copo look and I want to add the dog dished hub caps and steel wheels to my 69 camaro here is a link of what I'm looking at..

http://rides.webshots.com/album/555211142ZJiyud

I wanted to know if I can get those caps and wheels in 15"..

I would also like to know if some one could send me some pictures of the rocker moulding close up.
Pictures close up where the quarter meets the tail at the bottom also close up picture of the roof drip area..

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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2010, 08:23:12 PM »

75 76 chevelle used a 15x6 wheel that will take the caps ,I can get the code tomarrow I think it is FL
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2010, 08:37:11 PM »

Thanks painter dude..
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2010, 08:40:15 PM »

John-  If you're looking to buy everything new, Wheel Vintiques has the steel wheels you want and Rick's First Gen has the caps. You would have to call Wheel Vintiques and talk to a salesperson for the exact wheel, backspace, etc. The part number for the caps at Rick's is TR-117. Maybe WV has the caps too, I don't know. Just make sure when you order the caps, ask them if they'll fit those 15" wheels, because originally they came on 14" wheels. Sorry to be so longwinded, just trying to give you all the info I could!  Good Luck!  Larry
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2010, 09:11:38 PM »

Thanks Larry,
I am bidding on a very nice set on ebay and I was hoping they would fit 15" rims.

I love the look of that CAR!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2010, 10:47:11 AM »

<<Pictures close up where the quarter meets the tail at the bottom also close up picture of the roof drip area..>>

Photos below of the lower rear quarter/valance panel area and the bright roof drip moldings (this is an untouched/unrestored original car).
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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2010, 03:22:45 PM »

Johnz could you please send that picture from the back few and could you send the picture of where the roof area goes back to the quarter...

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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2010, 03:07:04 AM »

I´m going for the same look that you are but i used the original 14x6" but with the steel wheels for disc brakes! COPOS had like 14x7" wheels.





I also have 2" dropped Hotchkis Sport leafs in the back and 2" dropped sport springs in the front!
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Hakan from Sweden
1969 Camaro X44, hugger orange, 355, TH350, 4:10 12 bolt Posi, RPO Z87, black/white houndstooth, 14" steel wheels & dog dish, 02D built
www.hakansmotorsida.com
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2010, 12:37:10 PM »

<<Johnz could you please send that picture from the back few and could you send the picture of where the roof area goes back to the quarter...>>

Try these:
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2010, 08:30:25 PM »

Here is a photo of the FL wheel 15x6 with the cap on (painted wheel)  andthe FN wheel 15x7 with cap on (no paint) they are both chevelle wheels from 75 & 76 they are listed in the 70's chevrolet by the numbers

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« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2010, 05:40:43 PM »

Painter dude will these work...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320491263439&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

This is what Im bidding on...
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« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2010, 10:57:55 PM »

them be the ones. You should not have showed me them!But dont worry i wont bid on them. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2010, 04:53:35 AM »

LOL..Thanks man....

I was over on the Chevelle site and I got an email from a guy over there he is redoing some steelies and they will be ready next week asked me if I was interested..

We shall see how much he wants...

Thanks Guys You Have been a GREAT HELP!!   

Car should be painted next week...
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« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2010, 12:24:55 PM »

  Painterdude I won those caps... Grin and for the first price I bid of 75 bucks.. Shocked

The guy from the chevelle site said the wheels he has are from 1970's- 1980...

He told me he refinishes them and would sell me a set for 250 plus shipping...sounds like a good deal...

My copo clone is starting to come together I didnt think I would find those parts...

Anyone on here have a set of hood hinges....I dont want to buy the cheapo new ones I have new springs but my hinges are wobbly...


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« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2010, 07:55:42 PM »

that is a good price on those caps.Is that price on the 6 or 7 inch wheel?Lets see some pics of the car.
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