1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
Frame Off Restored Matching #’s Engine, Transmission,
Rear End & Other Components
Certified by Jerry MacNeish, Camaro Hi-Performance &
Nickey Chevrolet Registry, Inc. Certificate of Authenticity (2012)
This desirable 1969 Z/28 was new by Keystone Motors, 3111 W. Lawrence, Chicago, Illinois. The reported history suggests that the car has 59,428 actual miles, but, based on the age of the car, it is being represented as TMU (Total Mileage Unknown).
This Z/28 was ordered in Daytona Yellow (#76) with a standard black interior (Code 711) along with an optional vinyl roof covering (Code B) and has undergone a frame-off restoration in the color scheme. The trim tag supports the production colors along with the designation “X33” indicating an authentic Z/28. The car has been certified by Jerry MacNeish of Camaro Hi-Performance and Stefano Bimbi of the Nickey Registry with both certification documents accompanying the car and shown in the photos.
Notable drive train options include the M20 code, wide ration 4-speed transmission with #’s matching mated to the BV coded 4.10 posi-traction rear differential. Additional options include the Z21 interior group and factory tach and gauge package. The 8,000 RPM tachometer along with console mounted gauges monitor fuel level, oil pressure, battery voltage and coolant temperature and add a nice touch to the interior of the car.
The trim tag and VIN # decode as follows:
1 = Chevrolet
2 = Camaro
4 = 8 Cylinder Engine
37 = Coupe Body
9 = 1969 Model Year
N = Norwood Assembly Plant
604422 = VIN # sequence
ST 69 12437 NOR260544BDY
TR 711 76 BPNT
DECODE FOR BODY #: 260544
02D = Built 4th Week of February
69-12437 = Coupe
NOR = Built in Norwood, Ohio
711 = Standard Bucket Seats
76-B = Lower Body Color Daytona / Vinyl Top in Black
X33 = Z/28 with Style Trim
- CO8 Vinyl Roof Cover
- D55 Console
- G80 4.10 Ratio Posi-traction
- M20 4- Speed Transmission
- U17 Gauges
- U63 AM Radio
- Z23 Interior Accent Group
Summary of #’s Matching as certified by Jerry MacNeish (shown in photos)
Engine: V0221DZ Assembly Date “618” Block Casting Date B169 Original 302c.i. Engine Casting # 3956618 Cylinder Casting # 3927186 (202 Valves / Double Heads
Transmission: P9B11A Assembly Date 19N604422 “660” Case, Original Muncie M20 4-Speed Transmission
Rear Axle: BV0219G Assembly Date 12 Bolt Axle Housing 4.10 Ratio, Posi-Traction, Original Rear End Housing
Documentation: Certified by Jerry MacNeish and The Nickey Registry, Inc. (2012) with certificates included. Original Protecto-Plate, Warranty / Owner Protection Plate Folder included.
Cosmetic Condition: Excellent including highly detailed chassis, engine compartment, exterior, interior and trunk with proper stickers and codes. Original trunk and most panels reported as original or OEM replacements during complete restoration reported <5~ years ago with virtually no miles accumulated since frame-off restoration.
Undercarriage: Refer to photos, correct and detailed, never seen rain and appears to have been driven only a few hundred miles.
The Camaro is also fitted with date coded “YH” 15” x 7” Rally wheels including he original spare tire and jack assembly in the trunk. Additional options include the rear spoiler ((D80) and cowl induction hood that is stamped with the date code. A proper 800cfm Holly 4bbl carburetor and original aluminum Z/28 high rise, dual plane intake manifold complement the engine along with other correct factory items and a highly detailed engine bay, engine, undercarriage and interior, exterior, and trunk (never replaced).
The quality of the paint is exceptional, and the panel fit and gaps are better than when the car was new. This car represents a “cost no object” restoration to an exacting standard and it retains the options as delivered. This is an opportunity to own an investment grade, rare, fully documented, and desirable 1969 Camaro Z/28. Arguably one of the best Camaro’s ever produced.
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