L78 Camaro Registry

Discussion in 'Original Drivetrain Topic' started by THNDER, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. Rich Schmidt

    Rich Schmidt Veteran Member

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    You never know. Like I said,it was returned to stock. I never r saw the car with the hood open,so maybe the engine and everything else was never touched. Every picture of it shows the car just sitting around next to his actual race cars.
     
  2. MagicRatt

    MagicRatt Veteran Member

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    Wow........sweet ride!! Hope it survived.......

    Rich
     
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  3. DarrenX33

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    If I'm thinking correctly not this car Mark. That one disappeared after being up for sale a few times years and years ago. And it was orange.
     
  4. carmantodd

    carmantodd New Member

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    im new to this site. i see your discussing 1970 L78. i have one and am looking to connect with other L78 owners.
     
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  5. 70 SS/L78

    70 SS/L78 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Got my attention! Tell us what you have... any pictures you could post?
     
  6. ronzz572

    ronzz572 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Pictures please!! We love to see pictures and hear about L78s that we don't know about here.
     
  7. Rand

    Rand Veteran Member

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    Well as far as I know this is the biggest collection of L78 1970 Camaro's on the net...here's a pix of me when I first bought my 1970 L78 Camaro (back in 1971) So what ya got?
    Camaro.jpg
     
  8. carmantodd

    carmantodd New Member

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    i will get pics this weekend when im at my warehouse. purchased it in aug 2015 from 30 year owner. split bumper m21 delux interior. sold new at Fanning chevy in aurora,il very nice well preserved window sticker.
     
  9. CamarosRus

    CamarosRus Veteran Member

    I had not seen Scott Kiehne's post #210 until today.

    Scott do we know what year those pics were taken....and are we too
    assume that the eng picture is as built, unmolested, unrestored, from
    the Norwood factory ???

    This would be the first picture I've ever seen of an original "born with" unmolested engine in a L-78 Camaro

    Shows the driver side smog hose coming over the valve cover, that I argued
    about for years on this site.

    I'm surprised to see 1) Natural Cast Iron Master Cylinder
    2) Black Colored Alt Fan
    3) Tailpipes that dont look Chrome (?)
    4) Hard to conclude GLOSS level on Black Tailpanel.
     
  10. 70 SS/L78

    70 SS/L78 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Hi Chuck, unfortunately I can't vouch for the originality of white L78 I show in post #210. I believe it most likely went under an early restoration in the late 80's. The person I purchased my car from said he took these pictures while at a big car show somewhere on the East coast, maybe Carlisle? I'm guessing they were taken in 1990?
     
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