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Old 11-08-2022, 04:35 PM
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----Wow! Good job on the headliner.....Bill S

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Nice job Jose!
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Great Job!!
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Looks great!
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Thank you all for the compliments it helps keep me motivated. I was able to speak to Bruce and mention the name Mike Cassidy and he said, "Well that don't ring a bell no, hell I have boxes of stuff I need to go through and get all that paperwork" He was referring to the sales documentation that may have the name of the salesman.

My next goals are to:
-remove spray bomb from original Z23 a pillars
-rebuild the window and door lock mechanisms
-repair/replace under dash and body wiring
-clean/rebuild heating system
-send out original seatbelts to be rebuilt/restored
-reinstall windshield
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Old 11-10-2022, 08:24 PM
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Another thumbs up on the headliner installation. Nice work Jose. Im wondering if the headliner trim at the back window fits with a consistent but snug gap to the back window when viewed through the glass? It sure looks like it does, think mine will be needing some work.

Provided that your webbing is good enough, have you considered using EvapoRust (Tips and Tricks)
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Enjoying your car and paper trail progress!
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Another thumbs up on the headliner installation. Nice work Jose. Im wondering if the headliner trim at the back window fits with a consistent but snug gap to the back window when viewed through the glass? It sure looks like it does, think mine will be needing some work.

Provided that your webbing is good enough, have you considered using EvapoRust (Tips and Tricks)
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https://www.yenko.net/forum/showpost...1&postcount=39

Enjoying your car and paper trail progress!
Yes it does fit with the consistent snug gap. The rear trim is a "trim parts" repop as my original was crumbling apart. The front trim above the windshield is original GM and fits great as expected. A repop front windshield trim did not fit well so I bought a good used original and was very happy.

Thank you for the seatbelt tip.

I've done many hours of research on installation of the front windshield. I eventually called Jeff Gretz from first class auto glass about the kit they offered including dam. Unfortunately, the company that made their windshield dam no longer produces the part. He advised I purchase the MARCY brand 3/16" x 3/16" single sided dam and a specific urethane when it comes to installation.

However, since my car will likely be apart again after my trip to OH, he advised to do the typical butyl rope temporary install as it is very difficult to remove/reuse glass after a proper installation with a dam/urethane. I am aware gm originally used a cloth backed latex covered foam and Thiokol so I was looking for the next best thing. He was VERY helpful. Here is a video he made demonstrating proper installation of GM glass per shop manual.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY1b...nnel=LukeBoltz

The nice thing about using the Butyl for now is that I will have time to find/create a dam I'm happy with.
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Nice progress Jose. Keep it up.
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Here is the plenum air cleaner Bruce made to go faster at the track found a few days ago sitting right where he left it when the L78 was pulled from the Camaro to become a temporary family car.
Turns out, he went to the junkyard and pulled this unit off of a Chevelle. So the mystery is now solved. The air cleaner is a modified GM unit from an L34 or L35 Chevelle.
What I dig about it is that I can run the AC212CW filter element which are much easier to find.
As Bruce kept a racing diary, I'm curious as to how the air cleaner improved his ET's.
George, older half brother of Bruce's son Todd, found the air cleaner and said he remembers all the kids sitting in the Camaro when it was a temporary family car with the small block in it.
He also helped me confirm that the steering wheel in the car was a standard black wheel, definitely "no fancy woodgrain"
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Looks like it came from a car with a QuadraJet.
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