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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: 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 08-11-2022, 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: 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: 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 07-22-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By William
New VIN tag law

Hats off to Barrett-Jackson.

https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Reader/vin-victory-driven-by-barrett-jackson-hb-2480-goes-into-effect-july-22-2022/
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 07-22-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By William
The relay fails when the internal rubber piston...

The relay fails when the internal rubber piston deteriorates into dust.

The last RS system I worked on a few years ago had an NOS relay installed in the '80s. After hours of chasing the problem...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 07-21-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By William
The answer is in Section B2 page 12 of the 1969...

The answer is in Section B2 page 12 of the 1969 Camaro Assembly Instruction Manual.

Two lighter assemblies are listed with one noted as 'opt'.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-20-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By William
Now that is dedication! Would be about...

Now that is dedication!

Would be about $12,000 labor in many resto shops.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-19-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,721
Posted By William
Not the only rebodied ZL-1 Camaro out there. Only...

Not the only rebodied ZL-1 Camaro out there. Only one that can be safely mentioned is #9 N608879 since it was disclosed as such when auctioned at B-J AZ in 2012. Well, sort of disclosed.

"A GM...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-16-2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 826,594
Posted By William
COPOs 9560 & 9561 probably required ordering an...

COPOs 9560 & 9561 probably required ordering an optional tire.

Original docs for N661680 still exist; built with PL5 F70 x 14 RWL tires as were most of them. But could have been ordered with PW8...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-13-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By William
Both were used Jan-March 1969. The first...

Both were used Jan-March 1969.

The first design [59.0"] rear spoiler was used on all cars built w/D80 until the end of calendar year 1968. As of January 1969, the second design [61.5"] entered...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-12-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By William
My info on 124379N607352 states engine and trans...

My info on 124379N607352 states engine and trans are re-stamps.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-02-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By William
Caveat Emptor...another repro body tag?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/125397965003?hash=item1d324d18cb:g:ijcAAOSwIIFin-bY

124379N686742

From the ad:

Real deal, mean green RS/SS big block 1969 Chevrolet Camaro validated by the X-22 code...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-30-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,657
Posted By William
Yes, the 116 CE1 equipped cars were not...

Yes, the 116 CE1 equipped cars were not rally-sports. CE1 would be listed on factory documents for those cars.

The Trends report does list optional rear axle ratios. Again, only when a...
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