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Old 03-25-2019, 10:20 AM
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Default 1966 Red Big Block on eBay, be careful

Vin and trim tag are 1964
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Old 03-25-2019, 12:34 PM
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Spot welds and all ! It's got a pretty nifty photo of the body off with a restored chassis and drivetrain but then look at the photo of the instrument cluster. That looks like it hasn't been touched since 1974.

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Old 03-25-2019, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by hope2 View Post
Vin and trim tag are 1964
Why no link to it?
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Old 03-25-2019, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by 68hemi View Post
Why no link to it?
Excellent point. Here ya' go:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1966-Chevro...on=3000%7C2500

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Old 03-25-2019, 01:19 PM
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Low red line on the tach.
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certainly a made up car and not that great for sure
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Originally Posted by Railroadman View Post
Low red line on the tach.
That is the correct tach. I asked the seller to explain the VIN tag and his reply was "I mixed up pics with my 64 Iíll take care of it".
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Originally Posted by dr914 View Post
certainly a made up car and not that great for sure
Lets not be to hasty. Maybe he ha more than one car and got some pictures mixed up. I asked the seller this question and gave him a link to this thread so maybe we will hear from him.
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That is the correct tach. I asked the seller to explain the VIN tag and his reply was "I mixed up pics with my 64 Iíll take care of it".
I thought the lower hp BB's had a 6,000 red line?
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Originally Posted by 1snake View Post
That is the correct tach. I asked the seller to explain the VIN tag and his reply was "I mixed up pics with my 64 Iíll take care of it".
THANK YOU!! I guess we were posting at the same time.
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Old 03-25-2019, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Railroadman View Post
I thought the lower hp BB's had a 6,000 red line?
The L-36 used the same tach as the base engine.
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Guess it's been too many years since I had a BB. Seeing that I sold it in 1970, I'll accept what's said here rather than my fuzzy memories!
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All better now. The seller added the pics. of the correct VIN and Trim Tags and posted " SORRY THE TRIM TAG FOR MY 64 CAR GOT FILED IN THE 66 FOLDER I ADDED THE CORRECT TRIM TAG FROM THE 66. SINCE THERE ARE BIDS ALREADY I CANT DELETE THE INCORRECT IMAGE SORRY FOR THE CONFUSION"
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Old 03-25-2019, 02:38 PM
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Good...

The gent was a lot more scrupulous than many advertising cars on eBay...
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Old 03-25-2019, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by 1snake View Post
The L-36 used the same tach as the base engine.
you sure about that. The L36 and L79 used the same tach. While the base 327/300 used a lower red line
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Old 03-25-2019, 03:21 PM
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In 66 the base motor and the 390 horse use the same tachometer. There have been some documented cases were some 66 390 horse cars had a 6000 RPM tach.
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Then I guess what I said was for 67 only.
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Old 03-25-2019, 04:12 PM
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Hmmm.. This car is only 30 miles from me.....
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Old 03-25-2019, 08:49 PM
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Appears to me the seller is trying to do the right thing...still, due diligence is always required. Might be a good value here.
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That's a 40K at the most, 'put together' car. I'm no expert but I can see about 25 things that are wrong or f'd up. Then again.......there's always a sucker out there so they say.









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