Re: Are "tributes" replicas? Advice for 1st gen convertible shopper?
Welcome to Team Camaro!
I bought my 67 back in 87 with no engine or tranny (it was a 327/210 w/PG) and did what any red blooded American would do: Dropped a Rat motor in it!
And a "tribute" is a car that has been recreated to represent something that it didn't start out as but has been done as closely as possible to represent the original, i.e.. a COPO or Z28 race car (road or 1/4 mile). These are generally stated as such so there is no doubt as to what it is.
A "clone" OTOH, is basically the same idea but (knowingly or otherwise) but has been presented as the real thing. Or not. Some folks play fast and loose with terminology.
But, in the words of my favorite satirist, "That's just my opinion. I could be wrong."
67 Camaro: 454/TH400/4.10 12 bolt. Lots of options: PS/PDB/PW, tilt, tach, gauges and more. K-K + 797-Z...
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