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Old 04-19-2006, 11:42 PM
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Default Another L78 on eBay w/ Canadian docs - 68 Camaro!

With all the bogus cars of late, these Canadian documented cars are looking better all the time! . Although Canadian documented, the rest needs scrutiny but here's an '68 L78 Camaro.....check it out. .

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Old 04-20-2006, 02:30 AM
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The l78 engine 78n335096 numbers matching

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If that is the partial VIN stamped on the block he's in trouble.

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Old 04-20-2006, 05:14 AM
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Where do you guys get your info on whats right and whats not? Are you the authority on engine stampings? Is their a single source to go to for that info?
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Old 04-20-2006, 07:20 AM
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If the stamp on the block is exactly like he posted in the auction it is wrong. Plan and simple.
The "7" in front of the "8" is not suppose to be there. Should be a "1". One (1) means it's a Chevrolet.

You should be able to find that info in any of the books available today.

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Old 04-20-2006, 08:37 AM
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Default Re: Another L78 on eBay w/ Canadian docs - 68 Camaro!

Could it be he wrote them down, then when typing confused the 1 with a 7?
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Old 04-20-2006, 10:49 AM
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nice license plate!
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Old 04-20-2006, 11:06 PM
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Could it be he wrote them down, then when typing confused the 1 with a 7?

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Probably so... some people think that the one is a seven because it doesn't have the horizontal line at the bottom...
He really should post some pics of the front pad... if he wants to get top dollar... although with Canadian docs it looks to be the real deal eh.
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Old 04-21-2006, 01:11 AM
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I remember this car from about 7 years ago. At the time car was being sold without original motor. It was the first documented SS '67 or '68 car I have ever seen that came from the factory with non-powered drum brakes. A Non - powered drum brake L78! Imagine stopping that puppy at the end of a run! Cool thing too was that it is basically a no optioned car except for the L78, muncie and Z22.

I know, I know, there are disk brakes on it now.
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Old 04-21-2006, 03:08 AM
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I remember this car from about 7 years ago. At the time car was being sold without original motor. It was the first documented SS '67 or '68 car I have ever seen that came from the factory with non-powered drum brakes. A Non - powered drum brake L78! Imagine stopping that puppy at the end of a run! Cool thing too was that it is basically a no optioned car except for the L78, muncie and Z22.

I know, I know, there are disk brakes on it now.

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So a few years ago it didn't have the original motor and not it has. Hmm imagine that. I would love to see the pad stamp to see if it was stamped correctly.

I don't have a problem with adding disc brakes but he should have at least used the correct master cylinder. That 70's style looks out of place.

If you are going to spend a lot of money restoring a car at least you should do it correctly. While he was getting the correct master cylinder he should have picked up the correct SS grill emblem and gas cap. Many more problems then that.

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Old 04-21-2006, 03:36 AM
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So a few years ago it didn't have the original motor and now it has. Hmm imagine that.

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Hey Rick,

Don't you get it? All Ontario cars majically grow back their original drivetrains with low mileage! Must be the water up here.
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