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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 2nd, 11, 08:19 PM Thread Starter
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Post American Autowire 68 Camaro RS conversion pics?

Hello everyone, its been awhile since I have posted but my project is back on finally with my 68 RS and I just purchased a complete american autowire update kit and was wondering if anyone has done this and if you might have any pictures documenting the conversion. I am pretty confident that I can pull it off as the directions are pretty easy and straight forward but I am definately a visual learner and like to have pictures when it comes to a task as tedious as this might be. If noone has any pics, maybe you could offer any tips or suggestions that made your conversion easier or any do's and do not's. I apologize if this has been addressed already but I did do a search and didn't find anything. So far I am very impressed with the kit and can't wait to get started and get it done. Thanks in advance!

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 3rd, 11, 06:45 AM
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Re: American Autowire 68 Camaro RS conversion pics?

I bought the exact same kit for my 68 (non-RS) and just finished the restoration last week. The only problems that I had were with my left front blinker. I'm fairly certain that it's "another" grounding issue but haven't had the time to address it yet. Other that that I loved the kit. They give you plenty of wire to run things exactly how you want them and every wire is labeled.
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Re: American Autowire 68 Camaro RS conversion pics?

no problems with their kit.it was a exactly like factory,but i did have problems with the rs part of a 67 i redid.i called them up & they sent me pics of the whole rs wiring & i called them 20 times not that their wiring was that bad,but im not that good at electrical.these guys are super i called them so many times i knew they were tired of messing with me.these guys are super & helped me get threw my problems on my 67 when i converted it over to rs.my 67 didnt have the rs i changed it over & put the rs on it & used the harnesses like the factory.did the gauges also were redone to.you cant go wrong with their harnesses,they stand behind their stuff & are only a phone call away.my 68 went great no problems with wiring on it.
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Re: American Autowire 68 Camaro RS conversion pics?

I am about to begin the same conversion from standard to RS, what modifications are needed for the front fenders to install the head light assemblies?
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Re: American Autowire 68 Camaro RS conversion pics?

Here is one thread and there are several others: https://www.camaros.net/forums/showth...ght+conversion

68 RS Coupe 355/350 TH, Detroit Speed, Hotchkis, Vintage Air, 8.5" 3.42 posi 10-bolt, MagnaFlow 2 1/2" exhaust, etc.

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