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19 and just bought my first 67

just yesterday i got my summer love, a camaro 67. the reason why i choose a 67 is simple, there is not a 66, meaning that it was the FIRST ever. i have a long road ahead am planning on a total restauration, I dont want it factory original, I want it better. its an LA car and does not have much rust
I will be uploading pictures of the car and the process later on...but what i really need is some advise from the people the has been there and done that. any tip on where to start will be appreciated. thank you and have a wonderful day (which if you drive a camaro you will)
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 12, 10:16 AM
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Re: 19 and just bought my first 67

Welcome to Team Camaro. I'm glad we got another Carolina car on here.

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Welcome! Looking forward to seeing the pics of your project...


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Re: 19 and just bought my first 67

Welcome, take a look at my link. I bought mine made it run and drove it many, many miles and then took it apart. Maybe some ideas there? If not feel free to ask!!

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Welcome aboard. You have very good taste in cars for a young guy.

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Welcome to TC I think first of all you need to look at ur wallet and decide from there.These projects can snow ball.

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just yesterday i got my summer love, a camaro 67. the reason why i choose a 67 is simple, there is not a 66, meaning that it was the FIRST ever. :
Yeah, but they didn't get them right until 69.

Good luck with the project. How much "better" do you want to make it? Are you looking at suspension upgrades? Brakes? Powertrain?
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Re: 19 and just bought my first 67

Welcome to the site. When you have a question, the Search feature of the site can be your friend. There is a lot of info in the old threads.
We have some things in common. A 67 was my first Camaro too but that was 45 years ago and we shear the same birthday.

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Re: 19 and just bought my first 67

Hello to a fellow North Carolinian and first generation owner!

Here's my advice based on my own experience and from having work done by a resto shop:

Step One - PHOTOGRAPH EVERYTHING. Even though you plan to do something beyond stock restoration, photos taken before disassembly and during disassembly can be invaluable. Even though you're only 19, memory of details can still fade by the time you're ready to reassemble some of those parts. And, if there's originality in the car, the photos can provide proof of date codes, casting numbers, etc. that might be valuable info later.

Step Two - BAG ALL SMALL PARTS and mark them as to where they came from. Same memory problem applies here.

Step Three - Get an Assembly Manual. The factory assembly manuals have been reproduced and are often available at the bigger swap meets (think Charlotte Autofair). They are real handy when putting stuff back together. I keep mine in three-ring binders.

Step Four - Stay disciplined and try to get a little bit of the work done a few nights each week if possible. It's hard to put a whole car back together just on the weekends and everything takes longer than you think it will. Remember, those rebuild shows on cable show have been highly edited to fit the designated time slot and you probably don't have that many people working on your car simultaneously.

There's my basic advice.
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