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Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 06-04-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By bwag
I've got 3 Cragar 14x6 plain aluminum center Ford...

I've got 3 Cragar 14x6 plain aluminum center Ford bolt pattern wheels with 1968 date codes. A neighbor of mine bought them new for his 67 Fairlane , I'm not sure if cost was an issue for his choice....
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By bwag
At the Pontiac Dealer I worked for we sold 2 SSJ...

At the Pontiac Dealer I worked for we sold 2 SSJ Grand Prixs , but I'll bet we painted at least 20 of them and did emblems to resemble the real ones.
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 06-30-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,156
Posted By bwag
1 quirk of the Lenco is a lack of any neutral in...

1 quirk of the Lenco is a lack of any neutral in the trans, so there has to be a prop of some sort used between the seat frame and the clutch pedal to hold the clutch to the floor when not driving ,...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 09-12-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 126,855
Posted By bwag
Re: Old Newspaper Ads

Was there any note on Facebook of the Newspaper name and date that the Huebner ZL-1 Camaro ad was published?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 08-28-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By bwag
Re: 85 GMC Carb Project...

Most of the franchise parts stores stock these in the Dorman - HELP section. I stocked these 20 years ago and the original clips are getting more brittle every day.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-13-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,404
Posted By bwag
Re: whats it worth

MSRP on the T81 Headlight Delay System was $23.20 in my Feb. 70 Salesman Booklet. WAG
Forum: Lounge 10-29-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 30,297
Posted By bwag
Re: Cars you DID NOT BUY.

Well you might know the car I let slip through my fingers was the yellow 69 Camaro of Jeff's (SS427COPO). In 1974 we sold it for $2600.00 with a Booth-Arons 427 engine. Looking back then I had too...
Forum: Lounge 07-28-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 39,279
Posted By bwag
Re: Roughing It On An Epic Road Trip

I've taken many get it home cheap trips and road trips with old cars and trucks. here's my spare parts that I always have along; alternator and regulator, fan and accessory belts, water pump, fuel...
Forum: Lounge 06-03-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By bwag
Re: Happy Birthday Jeff Masishin (SS427COPO)

Happy Birthday, Jeff . I remember turning 60 , It's just a state of mind , don't pay any attention to it. WAG
Forum: Lounge 12-16-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By bwag
Re: Happy Birthday to Ol Yeller

The yellow car was Dealers Toy II. It's in the top 5 of my favorite cars. This car was a consistent NHRA Super Stock racer for almost 3 years, but even after we mothballed it ,I would get it out and...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-26-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,509
Posted By bwag
Re: To Paint or not to paint

The paint or no paint on the warranty block was up to the mechanic working on the car. I painted every block or head and even water pumps that I worked on. The man working 2 stalls away from me never...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By bwag
Re: 1970 nova ss

This Nova is the tip of the iceberg. A local parts and car guy selling out a collection for a friend. Check out Toledo craigslist , he's selling cars and a lot of parts. Not any of my stuff , just...
Forum: Lounge 11-17-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By bwag
Re: This one should go viral!

Way back in the 60's I was servicing a master cylinder on my work bench at the dealership. The car owner was watching me work on the unit and said " I put those together at the assembly plant in town...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-03-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,556
Posted By bwag
Re: 1969 L89 Camaro

The dealers that my Dad and I worked for used antifreeze markings , always -20 put on with a light colored touch-up paint, to show that the car had its pre-delivery inspection completed .
Forum: Lounge 10-26-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,664
Posted By bwag
Re: Best car story in yenko.net history

The SS427COPO L89 Yellow Camaro story has been fun . I've enjoyed every installment. Even though sometimes I can't remember what I had for lunch the previous day ,the Camaro story is fresh in my...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 116,137
Posted By bwag
Re: Camaro History On Display Tomorrow Evening

I didn't see the shifter in any photos but the under hood shot looked like it is 3 on the tree, column shift. I remember a few Camaros and Firebirds equipped that way.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 911,004
Posted By bwag
Re: NCRS Historical Document Services

Yep.The same Schmidt... The Bob Schmidt emblem from Maumee Ohio is one the last chrome bolt on ones used. Originally Bob's father ran Carl Schmidt Chevrolet in Perrysburg ,Ohio from the 40's until...
Forum: Lounge 06-03-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By bwag
Re: Happy Birthday Jeff (ss427copo)!

I got to drive Jeff's 69 on my birthday....... 45 years ago!! ...WAG
Forum: Lounge 06-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By bwag
Re: Happy Birthday Jeff (ss427copo)!

Happy Birthday Jeff !! Take the rest of the day off and go for a drive....WAG
Forum: Lounge 05-21-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,491
Posted By bwag
Re: Change Your eBay Password

I read about it in the news and changed my passwords ,but have yet to receive an email or notice in my messages from Ebay themselves. Has anyone else gotten notice personally from Ebay about the...
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 04-29-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 368,656
Posted By bwag
Re: Erica Enders

She took out Allen Johnson's faster car with a hole shot!! It's looking like a good season for Erica.
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 03-20-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 98,510
Posted By bwag
Re: day two shifters

Yes it had the console and U shaped shifter .We pulled the console and tried to use the original shifter , but it was too clumsy, so we made the change to the Pontiac unit .
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 03-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 98,510
Posted By bwag
Re: day two shifters

Hey Jeff ...How are you doing ? That shifter was put in after we sold the car . We had modified and installed a shifter from a 1966 Grand Prix . It had the detents ground to make it work with the...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 02-16-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 98,510
Posted By bwag
Re: day two shifters

Think motorcycle shifter..1 lever upshifts by pulling backon it using a rotary index on the side cover. The other lever downshifts and the short lever with the knob works reverse.
Forum: Mecum Auctions 02-03-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,110
Posted By bwag
Re: Blonde Lady

I was watching a tape of the Kissimmee sale last week and noticed whenever she got ahold of a corner of the hood to shut it, the camera was immediately aimed away from her to another view. That must...
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