1969 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe
What happened in 1969? Major news stories include The Beatles' last
public performance on the roof of Apple Records, first Concorde
test flight is conducted In France, Boeing 747 jumbo jet makes its
debut, Woodstock attracts more than 350,000 rock-n-roll fans,
members of a cult led by Charles Manson murder five people,
Chappaquiddick Affair Senator Edward Kennedy, PBS Established, the
first man is landed on the moon on the Apollo 11 mission by the
United States and Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin became the
first humans to set foot on the Moon.
For consignment, a 1969 Camaro SS, now a competition car. Our
consigner owned her for 40 years and had or did all the work to get
her to the state she's in today. Loads of performance upgrades, and
an 427ci L 71 1967 Corvette engine, (maybe there is a Corvette out
there needing a matching numbers engine?). Either way a fun
straight liner looking the part right out of a 1969 arm dropper
movie, only this one ALWAYS gets the hot girl!
Speaking of hot, this car is bathed in deep red hot paint. There
are accenting wide black stripes on the front and rear deck lids,
the front sporting a Harwood hood and large scoop. Bumpers are
blacked as is the front grille and headlight bezels. It has a
jacked up racing stance, and sports Harwood fiberglass doors with
Lexan for door and quarter windows for weight reduction. The stance
is courtesy 50-50 rear drag shocks and leaf springs and is finished
off with Centerline Drag Wheels and Goodyear Eagles drag tires.
Climbing through a 6-point cage with swingers we position ourselves
into the fiberglass racing buckets. Reaching out to our right we
grab a Hurst shifter complete with a Hurst line loc, and Hurst
reverse lockout. Carpet is long gone, and a custom fabricated
center console houses the shifter. A wood rimmed Grant rally wheel
fronts the dash now and sports a Z28 close ratio steering box. A
Sun Super Tach II and an additional AutoMeter Tach are now mounted.
Below the dash are Stewart Warner 3 panel gauges to keep track of
all the essentials as you blow down the straight quarter mile.
Brushed aluminum for the sleek door panels, and the rear seat has
long since been removed.
As noted, a 1967 Chevy Corvette 427 L71 V8 now graces the engine
bay. This has been modified to have 11.5-1 compression and an L88
solid lift cam. On top is a Weiand Team G intake, and a Holley 850
CFM double pumper carb. On back is bolted a Muncie M21 with a 2.03
first gear, and a Lakewood blow proof bell housing. A Zoom clutch
and pressure plate is on. The rear axle configuration consists of
Summers Brothers 33 spline axles, c clip eliminators and Sheifer
gears. It is a 12-bolt with a 4.88 locker. A custom driveshaft with
Lakewood U joints moves the power rearward. As a note, the engine
stamping number is as follow T02I6JA 7112066 (Tonawanda February
16th 1967, 427ci V8 435hp 3X2bbl carbs. This engine came from
either Corvette 194377S112066 or Corvette 194677S112066, does it
Only the essentials now exist like solid body bushings and chassis
mounts, a C clip eliminator kit, Lakewood traction bars, a Holley
fuel pump which is mounted on the rear and has a filter attached. A
10-gallon Harwood fuel cell uses 1/2 inch fuel lines to feed the
mill. Wilwood front disc brakes provide the Woah! and drums help
out on the back. Hooker headers are bolted on to the sides and
exhaust through Flowmaster mufflers.
Our muscle car master took this example for a ride, and he reported
it was an E ticket ride. All functions were working perfectly, and
he could tell the car leaves hard and straight due to no build
shortcuts. The consigner states that a run in '97 yielded a 10.99 @
122MPH with a 5000RPM chip.
Spending its life in a heated garage, alas time has come where
downsizing is needed, so the car will go. A meticulous build with
attention to straight line speed, and a real classic looker in the
69 Camaro form, a classic straight liner with all the right stuff.
37-2 Door Hardtop
N-Norwood, OH Assy Plant
518201-Sequential Unit Number
ST 69 12437-1969 Camaro V8 Hardtop
BDY NOR113601-Norwood Body #
TR 729-Ivory Houndstooth
PNT 52E-Garnet Red, Parchment Vinyl Top
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.