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Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-05-2012, 5:30 AM Reply   
She's a '67 Camaro with the original, never been rebuilt 327. It ran fairly well, but had 1 dead cylinder and a ton of play in the timing chain. Time for a rebuild!
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Old     (Tucker_McElroy)      Join Date: Mar 2012       04-05-2012, 7:12 AM Reply   
I had one with a 302... That motor would run up to over 10 grand stock... It loved high rpms. Most people have never heard of a 302 Chevy.
Old     (snyder)      Join Date: Feb 2006       04-05-2012, 7:21 AM Reply   
that is awesome!
Isn't a 327 a 350 w/a 302 crank? shorter stroke w/larger cylinder. maybe I'm thinking of something else. I like the rs w/the headlight covers.
Mecum Auctions is going to be in Houston next weekend. I'd love to go w/a wad of cash!
Old     (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       04-05-2012, 7:31 AM Reply   
u just gonna drop a 350 in there?
Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-05-2012, 7:38 AM Reply   
no Alan, I'm going to restore the 327. Eventually I'd like to do an LS conversion and a complete modern chassis. I haven't decided if this one will get all those mods. It is a matching # all original sheet metal car. The only thing ever done to it was new seat covers. It still has the original paint. I bought it from the second owner. He only sold it because he found a '67 RS/SS from the original owner. He didn't have room for both.
Old    sperbet            04-05-2012, 9:33 AM Reply   
sweet. keep us updated on the progress
Old     (phatboypimp)      Join Date: Apr 2005       04-05-2012, 7:15 PM Reply   
I love the late 60's Muscle. Check out my 1968 Firebird (Yes - its a mullet and white reebox). We did a frame up restoration in High School.
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Old     (BCPMike0663)      Join Date: Apr 2010       04-06-2012, 9:40 AM Reply   
Dam you were sexy in high school phat boy!
Old     (sippi)      Join Date: Dec 2007       04-06-2012, 10:17 AM Reply   
My 69 SS, absolutely love it! 99% stock parts, the only think i upgraded was making it power steering. engine is painted orange and chrome.
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Old     (wakeboardin)      Join Date: Apr 2001       04-13-2012, 12:13 PM Reply   
Here is a link for a rebuild:

327 with some afr heads pushing over 500 hp will make for some fun. Here is my old 67 SS with my then son and on the cover, I now have a 71 with a LT1 vette drive train for my sons first car planning on selling to find another 67 rs/ss
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Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-12-2012, 7:54 AM Reply   
I decided to pull the engine and trans for a complete overhaul. I am keeping everything stock. Most of my friends want me to put a bigger cam in it and go with the 4 barrel, but I like her just the way she is.
A buddy of mine owns an MG/Jag restoration shop. He is letting me use his parts washer and media blaster. I gotta get me one of those!
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Old     (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       05-13-2012, 6:16 AM Reply   
looking good. i like your friends would prolly change a few things but to each his own. when do you plan on dumping the motor back in?
Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-13-2012, 6:43 AM Reply   
thanks Alan. I did upgrade to the HEI distributor and the upgraded valve guides. I am now waiting on a back ordered part for the transmission rebuild. I can hopefully drop it back in next weekend. If not, it will certainly be at some point before June!
Old     (wakeboardin)      Join Date: Apr 2001       05-14-2012, 7:21 AM Reply   
Nice, always good to have friends like that. Great job.


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