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Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section Yesterday, 08:26 PM
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Posted By William
Caveat Emptor...another repro body tag?

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1969-chevrolet-camaro-z-28-103/

124379N602646

From the ad:

"The Fisher body tag shows the X33 code, indicating that this was a Z/28 built at the Norwood,...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By William
I have no idea where anyone would obtain a...

I have no idea where anyone would obtain a complete listing of every Ohio Chevrolet dealership that ordered vehicles through the COPO process. Every dealership had access.
What is known comes...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 08-17-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By William
Caveat Emptor...a mess

https://www.ebay.com/itm/325308387935

124379L530175

From the ad:

"I traveled to Colorado and purchased this car in 2007 after having gone over it with a fine-tooth comb to make sure it was a...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-17-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By William
I have seen docs for his '69 PRO car; also...

I have seen docs for his '69 PRO car; also purchased through Roth Chevrolet.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-15-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By William
Any attempt to 'patch' rust will destroy the...

Any attempt to 'patch' rust will destroy the cars' originality. Replacing the rusty dash top with the poor repro is always detectable and requires removing the VIN tag. Breeching the original...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-13-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By William
Holz is still in business; a Chevy dealership...

Holz is still in business; a Chevy dealership over 100 years. Our '67 Z/28 was sold new there. No, they don't have old paperwork.

Looked at a 12-bolt axle in a garage with a similar car around...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 08-13-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By William
Have no June or July YH dates in my db. Norwood...

Have no June or July YH dates in my db. Norwood was shut down July 12-August 11.

Common dates on cars as late as Sept are May 6, 19, 20. Early August dates are the 4th and 6th on 09C & D builds....
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-13-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By William
I lived in West Allis WI 1975-1991. Never saw it.

I lived in West Allis WI 1975-1991. Never saw it.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-11-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,983
Posted By William
I asked someone who would know. Jenkins '67...

I asked someone who would know.

Jenkins '67 Camaro was sold to the Kimball Bros around 1970. They owned and raced it for many years, eventually restored it. Sold about 5 years ago to a large...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-10-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,614
Posted By William
Must have never heard of the situation with the...

Must have never heard of the situation with the two Daytona Yellow ZL-1 Camaros.

For 30+ years, the #3 ZL-1 had the engine from ZL-1 #26. That car has the engine from #3. Why not just swap? As #3...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 08-10-2022, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By William
Pad stamping does not match a known original...

Pad stamping does not match a known original V0115DZ.

Never seen a VIN stamping like that.
Forum: Lounge 08-08-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 4,127,041
Posted By William
Get well soon Lee!

Get well soon Lee!
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 08-06-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By William
Caveat Emptor...scam?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/284923785192?hash=item4256c7efe8:g:PTYAAOSwUJZi7rQ6

124379L582265

This car was listed online March 2018 under a slightly different VIN. The VIN listed is obviously not...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-04-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By William
12487? Repro tag.

12487?

Repro tag.
Forum: COPO - United States 08-03-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
Reason to believe Winters cast just under 600...

Reason to believe Winters cast just under 600 blocks. Engine production eventually totaled 182: 80 "ME", 14 "MG", 54 "ML", and 34 "MM". I have heard there was a high scrap rate but no hard numbers....
Forum: COPO - United States 08-03-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
Yes, near the motor mount on the left side. ZL-1...

Yes, near the motor mount on the left side. ZL-1 blocks have a casting sequence number, a machining sequence number.

I have a small log of data on blocks that abruptly stops as of July 1969. Have...
Forum: COPO - United States 08-02-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
Do you know if those had YENKO cast into them? ...

Do you know if those had YENKO cast into them?

Seen a few like that, one did not have coolant passages.
Forum: COPO - United States 08-01-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
Chevrolet produced other, different; aluminum big...

Chevrolet produced other, different; aluminum big block castings that were not part of the ZL-1 program. Some were never sold to the public, provided to Chaparral and McLaren for their race cars. As...
Forum: COPO - United States 08-01-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
Chevrolet by the numbers books are full of copies.

Chevrolet by the numbers books are full of copies.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-28-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,033
Posted By William
Not always. I listen to The Fixit Show on talk...

Not always. I listen to The Fixit Show on talk radio Saturday am. The often have licensed inspectors on. They are disturbed by the number of buyers that agree to waive the inspection requirement.
...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-26-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By William
My recollection is they have the same fit and...

My recollection is they have the same fit and appearance but are made of softer aluminum.

Take it easy installing them, easy to dent/bend.
Forum: COPO - United States 07-25-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
Chevrolet doesn't seem to care much about...

Chevrolet doesn't seem to care much about 53-year-old engineering info. Plenty of Chevrolet engineering documentation was published in the Chevrolet by the numbers books.

Today you can visit the...
Forum: COPO - United States 07-25-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 37,885
Posted By William
It has historical value. As for monetary...

It has historical value.

As for monetary value, ask the people that have been sitting on internal Chevrolet Engineering documentation for decades. Still waiting on the big payday. The people...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-23-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By William
Depends on how deep the DMV digs on an out of...

Depends on how deep the DMV digs on an out of state title. If they just look at the VIN tag & rivets, a rebody could get by. Don't know if it has since been shut down, years ago the special VIN...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-23-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By William
Barrett-Jackson, Mecum, GAA have posted VIN tag...

Barrett-Jackson, Mecum, GAA have posted VIN tag disclaimers for a few years. Also see it with some collector car dealerships.

What it means is you're on your own if there is an obvious problem....
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