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Forum: In Memoriam Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,468
Posted By William
Warren enjoyed being a contrarian. Two...

Warren enjoyed being a contrarian.

Two topics we occasionally discussed were a bare block from a COPO in his possession. Casting 3955270 cast I 4 8 stamped T0122MN. Has an April VIN stamp.

The...
Forum: In Memoriam 10-14-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,468
Posted By William
Did not have a cross-ram. Had the fiberglass hood...

Did not have a cross-ram. Had the fiberglass hood with the very rare single carb adapter and air cleaner.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-11-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By William
https://www.batterysaver.com/ Bought one at...

https://www.batterysaver.com/

Bought one at Barrett-Jackson 2010. Still works great!
Forum: In Memoriam 10-11-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,468
Posted By William
I also became acquainted with Warren via Hemmings...

I also became acquainted with Warren via Hemmings in the '80s. We were like-minded, only interested in 1969 Camaros. Still have correspondence from him, carefully noting features of the many rusty...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-10-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By William
Maybe the AACA should have judges that know what...

Maybe the AACA should have judges that know what they are doing.
Forum: Lounge 10-10-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25,786
Views: 2,686,364
Posted By William
Engineering development on the cross-ram begin...

Engineering development on the cross-ram begin mid-1967.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 09-30-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By William
That and the clumsy error. Obvious repro.

That and the clumsy error. Obvious repro.
Forum: Lounge 09-22-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 830
Posted By William
Happy B-D Bruce!

Happy B-D Bruce!
Forum: Mecum Auctions 09-03-2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By William
Don't have complete VIN. Info was with body tag. ...

Don't have complete VIN. Info was with body tag.

With a date of 12B and I618 schedule code, partial would be 124379L5125xx.
Forum: Mecum Auctions 09-02-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By William
As of 2015, this car was in MI. It was Fathom...

As of 2015, this car was in MI. It was Fathom Green, had some rust. The owner at that time stated it was originally "light green." Trans was not original. 12B body tag date.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-31-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By William
There is an old thread discussing the car. It was...

There is an old thread discussing the car. It was stated to be a COPO clone.

https://www.yenko.net/forum/showthread.php?t=95040

The restoration destroyed the clues of what it was originally....
Forum: Technical & Restoration 08-24-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By William
Nothing there appears out of line.

Nothing there appears out of line.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 08-22-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By William
Clueless

https://www.lraautomuseumandsales.com/vehicle-details/used-1969-chevrolet-camaro-yenko-427-bristol-pa-id-18762655

124379N701098

From the ad:

A TOTAL OF 201 CARS WERE SOLD IN 1969 AND 171 OF...
Forum: Lounge 08-18-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25,786
Views: 2,686,364
Posted By William
Back in the day, Bob Wingate was the top Corvette...

Back in the day, Bob Wingate was the top Corvette salesman out of Clippinger Chev in So. CA. I believe that was a car he was able to special-order.
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 08-17-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By William
The 3921896 seal is 67-68. The 69 4-speed...

The 3921896 seal is 67-68.

The 69 4-speed shifter used the same rubber boot regardless of application. Mounting ring is physically the same; painted for use with a console, chrome plated w/o. The...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 08-16-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By William
Be aware that you must use a 1969 Camaro power...

Be aware that you must use a 1969 Camaro power steering pump, designed for variable-ratio steering. The service replacement variable ratio power steering gear was pn 3960246. It does not...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-12-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By William
At least one of the final 100 cars built at...

At least one of the final 100 cars built at Norwood was a Z/28.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-03-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By William
Nothing in the db on those VINs.

Nothing in the db on those VINs.
Forum: Mecum Auctions 07-28-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By William
For some time, when build configuration dictated,...

For some time, when build configuration dictated, Chevy included HD cooling. As of April, it was included when ordering a positraction 3.73 axle [or numerically higher] with an upcharge to $56.90.
Forum: Lounge 07-26-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By William
20 years as of June 9.

20 years as of June 9.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-22-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By William
Current auto glass is processed differently than...

Current auto glass is processed differently than OE. In low light, it has obvious shadowing. We had to use repro door glass on our '67 Z/28 project and it did not fit well.

Were I doing a...
Forum: Lounge 07-22-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25,786
Views: 2,686,364
Posted By William
Chevrolet continually revised optional equipment...

Chevrolet continually revised optional equipment for the '69 model year. An update to the Showroom Album dated September 12, 1968 states:

"FENDER STRIPING (RPO D96, Body-side accent stripe)...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-17-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By William
That's one of two known block VIN stamp anomalies...

That's one of two known block VIN stamp anomalies at Van Nuys February/March 69. VIN on the chassis would have been 124379L524152.

Not in the db, does not come up on a Google search.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-29-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,959
Posted By William
No. The few originals remaining have the...

No.

The few originals remaining have the D96 striping and black sills where appropriate. COPOs with the optional D90 striping did not also have D96.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-25-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By William
VIN N553571 was final-assembled December 3, 1968....

VIN N553571 was final-assembled December 3, 1968. Body tag has 03D date.

Tag swap.
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