Author Topic: My Red 67 finally in paint  (Read 4487 times)

Mike S

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1291
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2012, 08:44:13 PM »
Don't forget the box of Kleenex for when the first 'ding' comes along   :'(
All kididng aside, it looks very good!

Mike
67 LOS SS/RS L35 Hardtop - Original w/UOIT
67 NOR SS/RS L35 Convertible - Restored

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2012, 01:43:26 AM »
  Got the Windshield and Back Window installed today.   Had to wait half the day for the guy to show up.  And got the Gas Tank installed. 
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2012, 05:57:29 AM »
Just an update.  I won't be posting any pics. from this weekend, as I forgot and left my camera at my brothers.  Trunk is basically done. Gas Tank is done.  New Fuel line is done.  All new Brake Hardlines are done.  The Roofrail Channels are back in place, and the Roofrail Weatherstrips are installed.  And per previous post Windshield and Rear Window are back in.  Had a good weekend and got a lot done, my brother Russ and I work good together.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2012, 03:07:13 AM »
Thanks everyone for kind comments.  It sure gets lotsa lOOks when the garage door is open.  OK, Windshield and Back Window are in, Roof Rail and Weatherstrip are in,(all weatherstrips are in place now) Trunk is done, Brake and Fuel lines are run.  And latest pic. Bumpers are now in place.  Hoping to get Engine and Tranny in this weekend.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

69Z28freak

  • Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 363
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2012, 05:39:39 AM »
Very Nice. I like it. Looking forward to seeing the motor installed.
Mike 1969 Grandma Camaro

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2012, 04:17:03 AM »
Engine is back at home after 20 some years.  And the Drive-line is all hooked up.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2012, 05:38:40 AM »
Here's a couple new pics. from this weekend.  The Radiator, Shroud, and Hoses are in place.  Also the Trans. cooler lines.  Note Z28 specific Breather tube in first pic..  I resurrected it, got it cheap it was "banged up" a little and the Plug Wire stand was cut off.  You probably won't see that often Z28 Breather tube and Auto Trans. dipstick together.LOL! This is actually the original 327 engine "dressed up" to look like a 302.  The Distributor, Spark Plugs, and Plug Wires are done.  I used MSD 8 mm Street Fire wires, look a lot like original, Black wires and Black boots.  Alternator (original to the car,completely rebuilt)is in place.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #22 on: May 06, 2012, 02:41:53 AM »
  Heres the latest pics. of the car.  I got the Mag wheels on today, and new Tires on Rear.  And a shot of my new PYPES Exhaust system, not factory re-pop, but close.  Trying to stay close on originality.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #23 on: May 07, 2012, 08:14:26 PM »
  Got the exhaust all up in place under the car, but had to order correct Hangers for in front of the axle.  The 2 they sent with the kit were generic, and probably could have been made to work, but I want it to look right.  Thanks to those that are following.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

68Zproject

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1634
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2012, 08:32:59 PM »
I'd be interested to hear what that exhaust sounds like.  What size are those pipes?
68Z28

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #25 on: May 08, 2012, 01:08:57 AM »
68Z>>>>>
2 1/2 in.,all mandrel bent.  Haven't fired the Engine yet, but wife wants me to video it when I do.  Should be able to fire it next weekend, if /when I do I'll try to send you a link.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #26 on: May 15, 2012, 12:44:17 AM »
  Got the Power Brake Booster, Master Cylinder, etc. all in place this afternoon. All lines are hooked up, naturally the last line gave me fits.  I did get some other stuff done mostly details. Tail-lights are in.  Did not get it "fired" yet.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2012, 03:13:06 AM »
OK, haven't been on here for few days because crunch time getting the car together and running.  Which it is, few minor issues as usual.  Have had it out and driving it, and got the front end aligned yesterday.  Lots of "gawkers" and nice comments.  Got over 200 miles on it now, and heading for 2 days of HOT ROD POWER Tour.  The 2 days here in Illinois.  68Zproject>>>>, it is pretty loud, a little louder than I would really like.  But I guess I can live with it. 
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois

68Zproject

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1634
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #28 on: June 05, 2012, 04:43:15 AM »
There's no such thing as too loud.  My neighbor isn't a car guy and always "comments" (complains) about my noisy car.  I always say "that's nothing, wait til I get the mufflers off".
68Z28

MyRed67

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 777
  • SZZLN 67
    • View Profile
Re: My Red 67 finally in paint
« Reply #29 on: June 19, 2012, 10:39:35 PM »
68Zproject>>>>>>>;
  Here is a link to PYPES sound clips site;    http://www.pypesexhaust.com/sounds-gm-fbody.html
go there and check out the 2.5 in. Crossflow section, I sent you a video of mine by personal e-mail, but I think these are better.   I am getting lots of positive comments on the sound.  Hope this helps you decide.
1967 Camaro  LOS  11A
Original Engine   Z - Tribute
Mike C.    NW - Illinois