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Default Whats the Best 69 Camaro/Firebird Trunk Pan

Can anybody comment on what the BEST replacement Trunk Floor is out there for a 1969 Firebird/Camaro...
From what I remember in the past there may be several manufacturers of this part...At least one of which did not have very accurate ribs in the floor.
I would greatly appreciate any comments as to the best part out there today...
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The easiest 'tell' is the locating dimples for the spare tire hold-down strap. The repro floor doesn't have them. Also, the area around the plugs is different.

Perhaps Joe will explain how he replaced his trunk floor.
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The easiest 'tell' is the locating dimples for the spare tire hold-down strap. The repro floor doesn't have them. Also, the area around the plugs is different.

Perhaps Joe will explain how he replaced his trunk floor.
LOL, Very funny William.

I did it the hard way & removed the trunk floor from a rear clip of another car. That took 2 people almost 80 hours each without removing quarter panels...Joe
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Now that is dedication!

Would be about $12,000 labor in many resto shops.
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It was important. There was no other off shore sheet metal on the car. I wasn't going to start then....Joe
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Not really sure how many variations are out there. The partial trunk pans are the flimsiest. Consider using complete trunk pan with shock towers, as that is a better donor. The last 69 TA trunk pan I did we had to find another 6 cylinder exhaust bracket to add to trunk pan as original was too rusty and not included with repo. Added the dimples with a pointed slide sledge hammer.
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If it is the same as a Camaro, the AMD is a nice piece. I put one in my '67. Other than the dimples, it did compare very well to, what was left of, the original floor stamping.
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