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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 19th, 19, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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Metal seat backs ??

How rare are metal seat backs ??

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 19th, 19, 02:44 PM
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Re: Metal seat backs ??

My 67 Camaro had the metal backs. It was a early January, 67 build.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 19th, 19, 03:15 PM
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Re: Metal seat backs ??

My 67 has them. Built 2nd week April, Norwood

IIRC, sometime mid-year they went with plastic
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 19th, 19, 03:57 PM
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Re: Metal seat backs ??

I have to ask the reverse. How rare are plastic? Before reading about them on this site i never heard of them. I still have a couple interiors here with metal backs.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 19th, 19, 06:34 PM
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Re: Metal seat backs ??

They are rare due to only being used part year for 67 only. Not necessarily valuable but rare.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 20th, 19, 06:46 AM
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Re: Metal seat backs ??

It would appear, according to the CRG link posted above, the metal to plastic started about mid April 67...so my car was among the last group that still got metal being a 2nd week of April build car.

A new tid bit about the sub-frame change about the same time also noted in the link. I have the "new" version with the large hole to access bumper bracket bolt.

Cool to learn something else I didn't know about my car
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