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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-02-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,864
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
The original Craigslist ad sounded too good to be...

The original Craigslist ad sounded too good to be true for the price, but if this car can be bought for $20k, would still be a good deal in my opinion. Enjoyable summer car for not a lot of money.
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 05-12-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,642
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Congrats on the sale. Beautiful survivor....

Congrats on the sale. Beautiful survivor. Interesting though that it appears the headlight bezels were not painted out at the factory as all horizontal bars appear chrome?
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 05-05-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,180
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
This is another super cool car. If I had the room...

This is another super cool car. If I had the room and my wife were out of town, I'd probably buy it too. GLWS
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-20-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,388
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
One of the guys on Facebook says it is Grove...

One of the guys on Facebook says it is Grove Creek Raceway. Are you familiar with that one, Rick?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-20-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,388
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Very excited that I was able to get a hold of...

Very excited that I was able to get a hold of Jerry Altman recently who owned the car from about 1976-1999. Jerry is a great guy and sent me a stack of photos from when he raced the car at various...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-19-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
I wouldn't change it. I like Dover White on '69...

I wouldn't change it. I like Dover White on '69 Camaro's, especially on a '69 Z with black stripes and red guts.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-30-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
You wouldn't happen to have the original block...

You wouldn't happen to have the original block for my '68 L72 Biscayne in your registry, would you?

VIN is 154118J315545

Original block was sold in 1973 by Larry Myers to a guy named Deray...
Forum: Garages/shops.. 02-24-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,452
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Very tidy garage. Good job!

Very tidy garage. Good job!
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-09-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I got a PM...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I got a PM from a member here yesterday and its now enroute.

I would have liked to do it myself to learn, but garage is so full at the moment and time is an...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-08-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Alternator restoration???

Who is everyone using for alternator restorations? I have an original alternator that has paint on it and it needs rebuilding. Who is the best to send this out to?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-30-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,940
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Wow! Lots of photos of so much wrong for $80k! ...

Wow! Lots of photos of so much wrong for $80k!

Most liberal use of engine paint overspray I have ever seen. With that much extra paint, you'd think they would call it out on the trim tag!

And...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-30-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Thanks for the help! Really appreciate the exact...

Thanks for the help! Really appreciate the exact measurements and I very, very carefully drilled the holes using progressively larger drill bits and it came out great without any mistakes.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-18-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
1967 Camaro trunk lid script location???

The '67 L78 Camaro that I bought a few months ago had undergone a thorough restoration and appears lots of panels were replaced before being repainted. They did not replace the emblems on the new...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-17-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Thanks everyone for the info. Very helpful. My...

Thanks everyone for the info. Very helpful. My friend ended up buying the car.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-16-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,789
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
It looks like a great legit car at a fair price....

It looks like a great legit car at a fair price. I have been looking at the listing for the past week and a half. If my wife were out of town, I'd be very tempted to pull the trigger and deal with...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-15-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
But this a big block so its a Tonawanda engine....

But this a big block so its a Tonawanda engine. You still think its ok?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-15-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Engine date vs Build date

Friend is looking at a '69 Camaro. Its an 11D build date and the engine pad stamp (L35 396) shows a November 19th engine build date.

This seems way too close??? Shouldn't the engine have a build...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-25-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,508
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Thanks everyone for the comments/suggestions! I...

Thanks everyone for the comments/suggestions! I hope to put some cleaning time in over the holidays! Happy Thanksgiving all!
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-24-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,508
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Best way to clean Aluminum intake???

Hey guys, I am making great progress correcting incorrect items on my real 4K '67 L78 Camaro. Ordered correct valve covers from Crane, correct carb, clamps, etc.

Question is, what is the best way...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-10-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
I did a color change on a dash once and out here...

I did a color change on a dash once and out here in Seattle, I went to Wesco Autobody Supply and they looked up the color in an old DuPont book and then mixed it and I was all set. Expensive as is...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-04-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,976
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Thanks everyone for the comments. Considering I...

Thanks everyone for the comments. Considering I bought this car already "done" and it is a CE engine, I am not going to go all out on it. But, I did order new valve covers from Crane yesterday, and a...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-30-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,976
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Thanks for all the comments so far. I have...

Thanks for all the comments so far.
I have ordered the correct vacuum advance line hard tube and retainer and the correct PCV hose retainer, correct clamps for radiator and heater hoses, correct...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-29-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,976
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Yes, non-power drum brake car. I thought...

Yes, non-power drum brake car.

I thought disc brakes would be standard on SS or mandatory on BB, but I see the L78 convertible in the Brothers Collection is the same as this and found a few others...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-29-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,976
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Please pick apart my L78 Camaro

Just bought this '67 L78 Camaro. It is frame off restoration, but I would call it a "nice driver" quality restoration. I hope to actually enjoy it a bit more than some of my trailer queens, but I...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-26-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,372
Posted By SeattleCarGuy
Well, installing a Hurst, but making it appear to...

Well, installing a Hurst, but making it appear to be a Muncie! But yeah, need to be able to shift this thing!
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