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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Unreal
I was in college in Pittsburgh in the late 60's,...

I was in college in Pittsburgh in the late 60's, and there was always an ad in the Sunday Pittsburgh Press, with engines, short blocks and wheels/tires for sale. (maybe other stuff aswell, I don't...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-06-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By Unreal
Is that the red one that was at SCR I?

Is that the red one that was at SCR I?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-06-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By Unreal
Was ZL2 a required option, or included in...

Was ZL2 a required option, or included in 9560/9561?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-03-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By Unreal
My car started life as a Frost Green, Black vinyl...

My car started life as a Frost Green, Black vinyl top Medium Green interior grocery getter.
I really hated Frost Green, but now I love it too. That Frost Green Black Stripe Z looks awesome.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-02-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By Unreal
I hate green!! But when I saw the Fathom Green/...

I hate green!! But when I saw the Fathom Green/ black stripe Yenko at Reunion 1 in Tennessee, I was hooked. I painted my Yenko tribute FG w/ black YSC stripes. I love it!
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,684
Posted By Unreal
What a coincidence, I have lived on Signal...

What a coincidence, I have lived on Signal Mountain since 1989. (Pop. 8500) But I've never heard of Amos Smith.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-28-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Unreal
Lots of guys use Rustolium 7777 in a rattle can,...

Lots of guys use Rustolium 7777 in a rattle can, for the satin parts.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-28-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By Unreal
Mine came from Auto City Glass, and they etched...

Mine came from Auto City Glass, and they etched the date code and logos onto it. I can't speak to the correctness of the etching, size, font, etc, but I remember that it was Pinkerton glass. It was...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-28-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,226
Posted By Unreal
Thanks for the clarification. So per the...

Thanks for the clarification. So per the greement with Yenko, all Jack Douglass COPOs were sold as Yenkos. Wonder if he lived up to the agreement.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-27-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,226
Posted By Unreal
Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought the...

Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought the story was that Yenko shipped some YSC Camaros from Cannonsburg, but failed to remove the shipper. Someone at Douglass found it and figured out Yenko...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-27-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,226
Posted By Unreal
Thanks William, the rift I was referring to was...

Thanks William, the rift I was referring to was when Douglass learned that 1969 Yenko Sports Cars were simply COPOs with Yenko stripes and badges, and he tried to order the stripes and badges through...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-26-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,226
Posted By Unreal
I know the story of the Yenko/Jack Douglass rift,...

I know the story of the Yenko/Jack Douglass rift, but are there any known examples of non-Yenko (Yenko with asterisk, for some) Douglass double COPOs?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-20-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By Unreal
Are there any known double COPO's besides Yenko,...

Are there any known double COPO's besides Yenko, Berger, and Douglass?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-09-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,446
Posted By Unreal
I think it terminates at the point of the spear.

I think it terminates at the point of the spear.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-03-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By Unreal
I took a parts store hanger, and welded a piece...

I took a parts store hanger, and welded a piece onto it and shaped it from photos to simulate the factory dirver side hanger. Also had to weld in a dual exhaust plate.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-13-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By Unreal
That "variable resistor" is called a...

That "variable resistor" is called a potentiometer, or pot. you turn the screw to increase or decrease the resistance. It's proportional, so if you know how far off your tach is, Greg can probably...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-07-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Unreal
I picked up a pair of headlight buckets at a swap...

I picked up a pair of headlight buckets at a swap meet once, perportedly for 69 Camaro, and they were galvanized. Any chance different suppliers provided black vs galvanized? If not, any clue what...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-28-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,671
Posted By Unreal
I wanted UNREAL (double entendre) for my Yenko...

I wanted UNREAL (double entendre) for my Yenko Tribute, but last time I checked, it was already in use. I have an NOS 69 Tennessee Dealer tag, and I was going to register that number for my tag. Then...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-25-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,583
Posted By Unreal
Looks similar to the print I have of the...

Looks similar to the print I have of the building, with nothing but muscle cars/supercars on the lot.
Forum: Lounge 03-22-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,215
Posted By Unreal
OK, who wants to be the first to volunteer their...

OK, who wants to be the first to volunteer their business/job.
Forum: Lounge 03-22-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,215
Posted By Unreal
We can talk statistics and overreaction, etc, ...

We can talk statistics and overreaction, etc, but anyone here want to be the first to volunteer?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-21-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Unreal
I had my bumper rechromed 20 years ago, so I...

I had my bumper rechromed 20 years ago, so I don't know how the prices are now. But at the time, it was just a little more than the cost of a repro bumper- maybe $40-50 more.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-20-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Unreal
I haven't seen any repro bumpers of awhile, but...

I haven't seen any repro bumpers of awhile, but unless they have improved, I'd stick with OEM. If the ones D & R has are restored originals, then that might be OK.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-18-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Unreal
The originals will take serious force to flatten,...

The originals will take serious force to flatten, so I doubt a machine shop would have the right equipment. Maybe a sheet metal shop, or a spring shop. You could probably drill out the center of the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-17-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Unreal
I bought a lot of 10-12 GM door handles on eBay a...

I bought a lot of 10-12 GM door handles on eBay a long time ago. They were all similar, but varied slightly in back angle where it fits against the door, and slight difference in
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