1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible
Convertible Car for sale in Boerne, Texas 78006
Boerne, TX 78006
With all the hoopla surrounding the new Camaro 1LE, let's look back at the original.
The story of the ZL1 Camaro, fitted with that rarest of the rare, all-aluminum 427 big-block V-8, is one that has often been told: How only 69 were made, how they exploited the GM option-ordering system, and how they've become the Camaro guy's ultimate Camaro.
Classic Car Overview
This 1969 Camaro RS/SS convertible was sold at the Mecum 2010 Indianapolis auction for $56,000. The mecum description read; began life as a nicely appointed example powered by a 350 CI small block, but during full rotisserie restoration it receive a massive infusion of power in the form of an L78 396/375 hp big block Muncie 4-speed transmission and a 3.73 Positraction rear end. Gleaming Garnet red paint with black fender striping… At the Mecum 2020 Dallas auction a 1969 Camaro SS convertible sold for over $90,000.
I purchased this car in 2013 from Brighton Motors/Joe Saunders, pitcher with Arizona Diamondbacks. The odometer reading was 43,441 when I purchased it and currently has 47,658. It is Garnet Red with Black Paint with Houndstooth seats. This car has 4-speed, power steering, power brakes and Classic Air A/C (using the factory controls and air center air outlet). The engine is a period correct 396, 375 hp. A Ron Davis aluminum radiator, shroud and dual fans were installed. It has a vintage looking radio with a jack to accept music input. Drive it anywhere as everything works – including the clock!
Once I purchased the car, I had the engine pulled and completely overhauled. Engine was sent out for complete remanufacture, block was cleaned squared decked and bored .030. Crankshaft was a machine 10/10 and heads received a complete high-performance valve job with new valves, springs, seals and keepers. The completed rotating assembly was balanced. Engine was reassembled with Federal-Mogul bearings, pistons were to provide a 9.5 compression ratio and new rings installed. A new Comp Cams hydraulic roller camshaft, lifters and pushrods were installed with a new double roller timing set. All new gaskets and seals were used in re-assembly. Halogen headlights were installed.
Ignition was updated with Petronix Ignitor and coil. A new Edelbrock 1406 carb with electric choke replaced a Holly 4 bdl. Front wheels were removed bearings cleaned/packed with new seals and Delco brake pads. Rear end was disassembled and new Richmond 3.08 gearset installed with new carrier bearings, new pinion bearings and seal. I have the 3.73 gears that came out of the car.
rims and tires taken off and replaced with new Cragar mags and Goodrich radial
tires. I have the original rims and
period correct tires.
I have a clear Texas Title. Offered @ $88,000. Serious buyer only for blue chip classic muscle car. 713-598-5816
Classic Car ID101452078
CategoryMuscle & Pony Cars
Transmission4 Speed Manual
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