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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-27-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By William
Body tag questions would have to be directed to...

Body tag questions would have to be directed to Fisher Body Production Control employees. They released the order to produce the body, including punching the tag. Chevrolet Final Assembly had nothing...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-26-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By William
From the 1969 power train chart: LM1 std...

From the 1969 power train chart:

LM1 std axle w/4-speed was 3.31. 3.07, 3.55 and 3.73 optional.

L48 std axle w/4-speed was 3.31. 3.07, 3.55, 3.73 and 4.10 [exc. ac] optional.

L35 std axle...
Forum: In Memoriam 11-23-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,471
Posted By William
I am honored to win the Warren! No one more...

I am honored to win the Warren!

No one more analytical in our hobby than Warren. Although we corresponded for nearly 40 years, we did not meet in person until MCACN 2018, where the photo was...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-19-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By William
Dash top was replaced with the poor repro. May...

Dash top was replaced with the poor repro. May result in registration problems as I doubt original style rosette rivets were used to re-install the VIN tag.

Window sticker is a bad repro. POP...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-19-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,052
Posted By William
Chevy did some crazy stuff back in the day; this...

Chevy did some crazy stuff back in the day; this ranks near the top.

ZL-1 Camaros #1 & #2 were shipped with Engineering engines built at Flint, not Tonawanda as were all the others. #1 is known...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-18-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,052
Posted By William
FWIW Chevrolet Engineering docs indicate they...

FWIW Chevrolet Engineering docs indicate they rebuilt one of the L-88/aluminum cylinder case development engines [ZL-1 option did not exist at the time] re-configured "...for "F" Car Installation."...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-13-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By William
Typical slapped-together build. Based on...

Typical slapped-together build.

Based on the painted drip rails, wasn't an RS. Wrong bellhousing, std crossmember, hounds-tooth seats/711 interior. Junkyard non-RS wiper motor, missing fender...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-10-2021, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By William
Not my intention to nag, that is a common...

Not my intention to nag, that is a common misconception. The trim tag bears the date the production order was released by Fisher body. It is only a general indicator of the cars' final assembly date...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-07-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By William
There is a tag pic. Colors not original. ...

There is a tag pic. Colors not original.

Born Fathom Green, Midnight Green custom interior.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-04-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By William
Like so

Like so
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-03-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By William
Was in the parts biz back in the day. Recall a...

Was in the parts biz back in the day. Recall a few guys having problems with a release fork rubbing on the tunnel.

There was another part number for passenger car applications, 3860005.
Forum: In Memoriam 11-02-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,214
Posted By William
He is one of few non-racers mentioned in Smokey...

He is one of few non-racers mentioned in Smokey Yunick’s book. Floyd Garrett bought Smokey’s ‘66 Chevelle race car V3.0 in 1985.

Met him at Barrett-Jackson some years ago. Mentioned the high...
Forum: Lounge 10-31-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27,097
Views: 2,883,077
Posted By William
As seen in the famous pic of the Yenko lot back...

As seen in the famous pic of the Yenko lot back in the day, at least one was built with the VE3 bumper.

May have been N616074; also had C08 D55 M40 N40 U63 Z21 Z23.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-31-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By William
Known dates for Sep '69 builds are 9E13 &...

Known dates for Sep '69 builds are 9E13 & 9E16.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-27-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By William
Yup, repro tag.

Yup, repro tag.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-27-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By William
Car was final-assembled Sep 30-Oct 7, long after...

Car was final-assembled Sep 30-Oct 7, long after JL8 and NC8 were dropped as production options.
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 10-24-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By William
20+ years ago when I was in the business, the...

20+ years ago when I was in the business, the supply was opposite the demand. For every left side, you will find 10 rights.

Should you be offered a clean left side, don't hesitate. Cars built at...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-23-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,078
Posted By William
Thanks to all!

Thanks to all!
Forum: Chevrolet 10-22-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 69,279
Posted By William
Noted on an invoice

Noted on an invoice
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-20-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By William
I know Paul didn't do that sorry mess.

I know Paul didn't do that sorry mess.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-20-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By William
A new low

Apparently not enough that we have clones, fake body tags, fake VIN tags, fake paper work.

Seen on Yenko clone 123379N551421
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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-19-2021, 02:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,821
Posted By William
Nope, do not have a copy. Not getting your...

Nope, do not have a copy.

Not getting your point. Since the manifold has a production part number and the Engine Dress Line components are shown in the AIM, it did come close. I don't doubt L70...
Forum: Lounge 10-19-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 27,097
Views: 2,883,077
Posted By William
My bad. It was in Endeavor, so probably on Hwy...

My bad. It was in Endeavor, so probably on Hwy 39.

You can chase it but I'll bet Bob Trez has been sending him birthday cards for 30 years.
Forum: Lounge 10-18-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27,097
Views: 2,883,077
Posted By William
N615794 auto with power steering. Original drive...

N615794 auto with power steering. Original drive train.

Was visible from Hwy 51 N of Madison WI. Moved, not known to be restored. Pic is about 25 years old.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-18-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,821
Posted By William
Sounds like a plausible explanation; the GTO lost...

Sounds like a plausible explanation; the GTO lost tri-power for the '67 MY also.

One of these 3 x 2 manifolds turned up at a Pomona swap meet in the '80s. Think that one had a '0-' part number....
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