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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 25th, 02, 10:31 AM Thread Starter
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I have located a 69 Camaro that is described as a COPO clone. I have seen numerous other clones of this sort with a wide range of prices, but this one has a correct COPO engine with cast # 3963512 and pad stamp "MN", correct Tuxedo black paint code 10/10 and correct code #713 b&w houndstooth interior. It also is an X22 code car, so it was a big block car. It has a recent frame off restoration, power steering and brakes, black wheels and dog dish hubs,12 bolt posi rear end and TH400 automatic trans. I am having a difficult time establishing a value to this special muscle car. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 25th, 02, 11:07 AM
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Only my opinion, but I don't think would be worth much more than the parts that are in it. I don't think there will be much added collector value since the numbers aren't correct.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 25th, 02, 11:49 AM
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Is there a VIN stamped on the block? If so the car would be worth more to someone that enging could be replanted into the car it orginally came from.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Nov 25th, 02, 05:45 PM
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Jeff is right. If you buy it, you might do a DMV search for the original car, you might get lucky (I know a guy in Ohio who successfully found and purchased a car and reunited it with his engine that way.) Failing that, go to Yenko.net, and post the VIN. Lots of high dollar COPOs with non-original motors. Your motor would be worth a lot to the owner of the car.

As for value, it's shocking how much good Yenko/COPO clones are bringing.

BTW MN code is for COPO 4 speed, MO is for TH400.
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Yeah, that's kinda what I meant about "the parts that are in it thing". . .

Good luck.

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