Thinking of selling my 69 RS/SS
Looking to sell my '69 RS/SS camaro. It is a black plate, white with orange stripes (under the clear) restomod RS/SS. As far as I know it is a true RS/SS. It was a Van Nuys build so it's hard to tell but I was told the 12 bolt is original to the car and it is my understanding that 12 bolt rears only came with the SS. I searched for this car for a year and bought it from a guy in Chico, CA who owned the car for 30 years before restoring it. I have his receipts which are over $60k (that does not include the car itself) and mine which are close to $10k. Based on his documentation, the paint alone was over $20k. I would be asking around $47k. Just sent the car to have the radio sorted (installing a dedicated sub amp, Dynomat, and a couple of extra speakers among other things) and the car rewired. Rather than chase a short, I'm having my guy rewire the whole car. So, the new owner will have a freshly wired car and a sorted audio system. :)
Here's the list of the build from the guy I bought the car from. I have since installed the FAST EZ-EFI fuel injection system as the carb was a menace on hot days. It now runs great and starts immediately with the turn of the key. I have also spent a grip of cash fixing odds and ends over the last few years. You could not build this car for the price.
Here's part of his original listing:
"383 STROKER BUILT BY SMEDING PERFORMANCE ($15,000 IN MOTOR & ACCESSORIES) 440HP (+/-)
NEW LONG BLOCK
EDELBROCK POLISHED WATER PUMP
4 BOLT MAIN W/ 2PC REAR SEAL
ARP STAINLESS HEADBOLT KIT
ARP STAINLESS DRESS KIT
SCAT 9000 SERIES NODULAR IRON CRANKSHAFT
TRW HYPERUTETIC COATED PISTONS
SCAT 4340 I-BEAM CONNECTING RODS WITH ARP BOLTS
FEDERAL MEQUE ROD & MAIN BEARINGS
DART PRO ALUMINUM CYLINDER HEADS
PIONEER 8” DAMPENER
PIONEER AUTO FLEX PLATE
10550 MANLEY 2.02 STAINLESS INTAKE VALVES
10540 MANLEY 1.60 STAINLESS EXHAUST VALVES
COMP CAM #12-242-2
CRANE ROLLER TIP ROCKERS
PR537 HI PO PUSH RODS
ML817 HYD LIFTERS
M-55 OIL PUMP
73017 ROLLER TIMING GEAR SET
EDELBROCK RPM AIR COMP INTAKE MANIFOLD CERAMCOATED
ZOOPS POLISHED ALUMINUM BRACKET & PULLEY SYSTEM
SALDANA RACING PRODUCTS CUSTOM MADE ALUMINUM RADIATOR
HI TORQUE IMI PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS STARTER
POLISHED ALUM RADIATOR OVERFLOW
POLISHED ALUM POWER STEERING RESEVOIR
POLISHED ALUMINUM POWER STEERING PUMP
POLISHED ALUMINUM SSBS BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY
POLISHED ALUMINUM EDELBROCK INTAKE MANIFOLD.
MILODON CHROME OIL PAN
BILLET BALL MILLED BREATHERS (2)
COWL INDUCTION HOOD FACTORY AIR CLEANER & RUBBER SEAL
FACTORY COWL INDUCTION HOOD….NOT REMANUFACTURED
POLISHED ALUMINUM TIMING CHAIN COVER
BUILT 700R 4 TRANSMISSION
SALDANA RACING PRODUCTS POLISHED ALUMINUM MONSTER CUSTOM RADIATOR (NEVER OVERHEATS)
SS RADIATOR AND HEATER HOSES
TWIN SPAL HIGH PERFORMANCE ELECTRIC RADIATOR FANS
ALL NEW ALUMINIZED DUAL EXHAUST
YELLOW TOP OPTIMA BATTERY
VINTAGE AIR A/C UNIT
NEW POLY URETHANE MOTOR & TRANS MOUNTS
COMPLETELY REBUILT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION WITH POLY URETHANE BUSHINGS
NEW BALL JOINTS (UPPER & LOWER)
NEW TIE RODS & IDLER ARM
ALL NEW KYB GAS SHOCKS (4)
NEW LOWERED SPRINGS
DETROIT SPEED ENGINEERING SUB FRAME CONNECTORS
4 WHEEL DISC BRAKES (ALL NEW)
NEW TIRES BF GOODRICH 235/60 R15 FRONT 245/60 R15 REAR
ALL NEW GAUGES……INCLUDING RALLEY GAUGE PACK (WATER TEMP/OIL TEMP/OIL PRES/VOLT METER)
NEW BACKUP LIGHTS/LICENSE PLATE LIGHT & ALL NEW INTERIOR LIGHTS. INCLUDING TRUNK LIGHT
RS HEADLIGHTS CONVERTED FROM VACUUM TO DETROIT SPEED ENGINEERING ELECTRIC KIT
NEW DRIVING LIGHTS & HEADLIGHTS
ALL NEW INTERIOR, DELUXE COMFORT WEAVE WHITE SEATS, DELUXE ORANGE DOOR PANELS, ORANGE REAR SIDE PANELS
NEW WHITE HEADLINER & BLACK DASH PAD
NEW CARPETS & SOUND DEADENER
NEW RETRACTABLE FRONT SHOULDER BELTS & NEW REAR LAP BELTS
TOTALLY CUSTOM TRIMMED OUT AND CARPETS TRUNK AREA
RARE FOLD DOWN REAR SEAT WITH NEW WHITE DELUXE UPHOLSTRY
NEW WHITE SUNVISORS
TRIM ITEM DETAILS
BILLET ALUM MARQUEZ REAR TAILLIGHTS & BILLET SIDE MARKER LIGHTS
BILLET RADIATOR SUPPORT BRACKETS
BILLET ALUMINUM ZOOPS GRILL
BILLET 383 HOOD EMBLEMS
NEW DOOR HINGES AND STRIKES
NEW DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLIES
NEW DOOR HANDLE HARDWARE
NEW WINDOW CRANK ASSEMBLIES AND CRANK HANDLES
ALL NEW WEATHERSTRIP RUBBER THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CAR (EVERY SEAL REPLACED)
ALL NEW RUBBER BUMPER STOPS AND PLUGS
NEW FRONT SPOILER AND BRACKETS
NEW MIRRORS (3)
NEW DOOR SILLS
ALL ORIGINAL STAINLESS STEEL TRIM HAS BEEN REPOLISHED
NEW POWDER COATED FUEL TANK AND STRAPS, GASKETS & FASTENERS W/ NEW FUEL TANK SENDING UNIT
POWDER COATED WHEELS (ARTIC WHITE) WITH CHROME POLICE CAPS
PAINTED FRONT BUMPER AND PAINTED SMOOTH REAR BUMPER TO MATCH BODY COLOR (ARTIC WHITE)
PERFECT NEW ARTIC WHITE PAINT ON A SOLID CALIFORNIA BODY ….TAKEN DOWN TO BARE METAL
HUGGER ORANGE PAINTED STRIPES
THIS IS AN ORIGINAL BLACK PLATE SOLID CALIFORNIA CAR….ORIGINAL 1969 RS….ORIGINAL DOORS, QUARTERS, HOOD, FENDERS AND INCLUDES A RARE FOLD DOWN REAR SEAT OPTION. THIS CAR HAS BEEN IN OUR FAMILY FOR OVER 30 YEARS. WE COMPLETELY RESTORED IT WITH THE IDEA OF KEEPING IN OUR FAMILY FOR AT LEAST ANOTHER 30 YEARS…WE DIDN’T RESTORE IT TO SELL IT….CLEAR TITLE AND CURRENT CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION IN HAND.
OVER $65,000 INVESTED."
Here are a few videos (also posted below) that I've taken for a few interested parties:
Let me know if you are interested and I will get you some more pics. Title in hand and in no hurry to sell. Inspection welcome and encouraged since we are dealing with a 40 year old muscle car. I'm in Los Angeles.
You will REALLY REGRET selling that beautiful car. If I had $47k I would ruin your day and buy it.
DO NOT SELL.
A BEAUTY FOR SURE
What a beautiful car.I know how you feel.I sold my 56 Chevy wagon a few years back (wife got sick).Things got better and bought my 2010 camaro knowing I could just get in it and drive it.Not have to worry about it getting wrecked ,stolen, and having to work on it.It hurt for awhile ,but every time I climb in the camaro I realize I made the right decision.Best of luck to you and whom ever gets it will surely get a gem.
Yeah, I'm still on the fence. It took a long while to find this car but I would sell it if the right buyer came along. I've had casual offers at car shows, gas stations, etc... but never really thought about selling until lately. I drive the kids to school in it occasionally and to the local Supercar Sunday event most weeks. I bought the car with 250 miles on the restoration and it now has a little over 2k since I bought it 2 years ago. It's a fun ride that gets a ton of attention!
Just something special about a 69...
wow, I would love to add that Camaro to my collection.
oh come on keep the twin set up lol
SWEET car :D
That is too nice of a pair to seperate!
Thats one beautiful car. If I win the Lotto tonight I will be calling you in the morning. :headbang: :wub: :chevy: :thumbsup:
^ I agree if I win you will be getting a call
Sent from my DROIDX
I guess nobody won, huh? :)
absolutely beautiful 69. put in a 6 speed and then it will sell fast. IMO
Gorgeous car.......................diggin' the dog dishes.
Still in no hurry but thought I'd give it a bump... :)
Beautiful car it sucks that your selling it. If I had the cash i would defiantly buy it.
If I had the money it would be gone. Would love to have a matching combo
Awesome Car! Good luck with the sale
Man, those cars look great together. I wish I had an old nice one like that to match mine. I can't believe you want to sell it but if you must, you must. Good luck.
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