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Forum: In Memoriam 05-31-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By realzed
Short story.. My boss who passed away in 2009...

Short story..
My boss who passed away in 2009 or so had a completely original and matching #'s car that he had purchased from Hawkins at one point in the late 1990's as they were friends and my Boss...
Forum: In Memoriam 05-02-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,688
Posted By realzed
Basically a state Funeral in PQ for him - body...

Basically a state Funeral in PQ for him - body presently lying in state or was in the Forum - but then again it isn't busy or needed this year certainly - HA!..
Not sure how he rates such treatment...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-04-2022, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By realzed
'67 or early '68 Z2/8 Distributor ??'s..

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-classic-cars/hamilton/68-camaro-z28-distributor-1111266/1600174032?undefined

I posted this link on the CRG site as well, asking for opinions and/or comments as to what...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-02-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By realzed
My '68 SS 396 was ordered in late December '67...

My '68 SS 396 was ordered in late December '67 and took until mid May '68 to show up due to the strike that year.
Unfortunately it wasn't one of those that got fitted with a Buick interior as...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-03-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,607
Posted By realzed
Deck has been played with under the 'MO'...

Deck has been played with under the 'MO' section.. as already stated there is ghosting under some of the other numbers and the vin numbers especially the last one in the series isn't at all typical.....
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-31-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,512
Posted By realzed
When I got my Z2/8 it already had headers - but...

When I got my Z2/8 it already had headers - but from the CRG site it states that the manifold holes had threaded in plugs.. and regular pcv setup on the ds valve cover.
And YES the engine in mine...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-29-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,512
Posted By realzed
Quote "All 68 and 69 Z/28s had smog pumps...

Quote "All 68 and 69 Z/28s had smog pumps (A.I.R.).. (quote)..

Not in 1968 if one was delivered to Canada for sale. My '68 Norwood 'MO' car was KD1 smog exempt on the documentation from GM...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-09-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By realzed
If I recall the picture posted and if my eyes...

If I recall the picture posted and if my eyes aren't as bad as what I sometimes discover - the new decking marks look like they end before the actual date and application stamp starts.
My take is...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-08-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By realzed
Broach marks are there admittedly - but I don't...

Broach marks are there admittedly - but I don't know that I have ever seen a stamp that is that deep or that well defined that was ever deemed to be an original one..
There is also some ghosting...
Forum: L78 specific Forum 12-01-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 110,213
Posted By realzed
I thought I heard there was both a grooved or...

I thought I heard there was both a grooved or plain journal cam that could be mistakenly installed that could lead to problems in one of these engines (375 hp)..
Maybe I'm way off base here- but...
Forum: Mopar 08-09-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 363,100
Posted By realzed
Stupid question I bet - but after going to all of...

Stupid question I bet - but after going to all of the pains to get this entire car so nice and perfect, WHY would you put the rad back in looking all grungy?
I realize that they all after some...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-30-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,439
Posted By realzed
Whatever happen to this - did it get finished and...

Whatever happen to this - did it get finished and did I miss the final results - appeared like it was going to look perfect.. but..????
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 06-04-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 47,411
Posted By realzed
bump???

bump???
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-16-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,836
Posted By realzed
Or much earlier and more originally used in...

Or much earlier and more originally used in reference to the iconic Ford 1932 model - mainly the 3 window coupe version..
Not used so much in this website - but the original use of the phrase in the...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-08-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,873
Posted By realzed
I was led to believe that all '68 solid lifter...

I was led to believe that all '68 solid lifter cars with manual transmissions imported here were smog exempt.. so the L78 would probably qualify and make sense using that logic - fairly small volume...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-07-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,873
Posted By realzed
Not exactly 'ALL' - My '68 Norwood Zed was...

Not exactly 'ALL' - My '68 Norwood Zed was delivered and sold in Canada and was KD1 exempt as per the GM Documentation, thus no smog ever, so I assume any other similar '67's or '68's would have been...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-12-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By realzed
I recall (yes I'm that old) all of the brand new...

I recall (yes I'm that old) all of the brand new Chevy engines in the '60's and early '70's all having a pretty faded orange color even when new.. and certainly none had the deep color and perfect...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-03-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By realzed
Not likely - but just in case - try GM Canada...

Not likely - but just in case - try GM Canada Vintage Car Services in Oshawa Ontario and run the VIN by them to see if it is on their listing of Canadian sold/delivered cars on the chance it has all...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-02-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By realzed
Camaros.org

Does anyone have any idea why the Camaro Research Group site is down and for how long?

Thanks - Randy
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-07-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,828
Posted By realzed
For future reference - I have used Tal Strip...

For future reference - I have used Tal Strip aircraft paint stripper to take clear coat (hard to remove) from Aluminum wheels, intakes and such, and it always worked great on very difficult paints...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 05-02-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,910
Posted By realzed
Again I very much appreciate your trouble - but...

Again I very much appreciate your trouble - but don't worry about any timeline on the info. My car has endured the stock rally-look for almost 50 years now and over 25 since I became the owner - a...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 04-27-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,910
Posted By realzed
Very much appreciate your trouble - mine is in...

Very much appreciate your trouble - mine is in storage for another couple of months until the weather gets decent so no rush obviously - but again Thanks for your offer of further info..
Randy
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 04-26-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,910
Posted By realzed
Thumbs up Are those 15 X 6's or 7's.. they sure look great...

Are those 15 X 6's or 7's.. they sure look great on your car.. Is it a Z 2/8 models or SS?
I was always told the disk brake calipers were much larger on the Z 2/8 model verses the SS models..
I...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 04-11-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,910
Posted By realzed
My wheels are 15" (the car is in fact a Z 2/8...

My wheels are 15" (the car is in fact a Z 2/8 model) and I have always been told the calipers are the same as the Corvette ones - I actually got a rebuild kit for a Corvette model when I rebuilt them...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-04-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By realzed
Maybe a book aimed at the differences of all 3 of...

Maybe a book aimed at the differences of all 3 of the first Generation of the Z 2/8 models and what made them different from the rest of the Chevrolet Camaro line and why.
I know it sort of sounds...
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