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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 20th, 02, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Illinois
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I purchaced a 69 Z28 this summer. I was told it was #s matching and has the protector plate. I purchaced it from the 3rd owner who had it for 20 years. I was convinced all was on the up and up. Today I pulled the trans and found that the arear where the floor was cut for the shifter looks like they used a jig saw or a sawz all to cut the floor pan. pretty rough cut. Makes me wonder if this was a factory cut or if someone did this sometime down the road. Always wondering if I really baught I I thought or not. Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 20th, 02, 03:20 PM
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I think that's common. My friend's numbers match 69 Z (Norwood)was the same. I wouldn't worry about the tunnel, but if you want to check originality, post the numbers in the tag team section, and someone will help.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 20th, 02, 05:02 PM
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Even at the factory these cars were cut open with what appears to be a flame cut.
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