Motoexotica Classic Cars
2340 Cassens Dr.
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO
1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 o Listed on Jerry MacNeish's Official 1967 Z28 Registry out of the 194 still known to exist o Extremely rare vehicle; one of 602 Camaro Z/28s (group 4, code L) made in 1967 o One owner Z28 from 1967 to 2007 and showcased in multiple car magazines during ownership o Believed to be 69,312 actual miles with supporting documentation o Except for one correct repaint, the rest of the car is still original! o Highly optioned, complete, numbers-matching, car making nearly 360 horsepower (SAE gross)! o Correct Butternut Yellow exterior (code Y) with black 'skunk' stripes, full black vinyl roof (code 2) and black vinyl interior with bucket seats (code 760-Z) o Numbers matching 302 CID V-8 engine with the correct original four-barrel Holley carburetor, solid lifters, cowl plenum and 11.0:1 compression ratio! (#7N215384 code: V0320MO March 20th, 1967, Casting #3892657, Date B227) o Engine bay is very correct, even down to the water pump o Numbers matching Muncie close-ratio, four-speed manual transmission (code M21 #P7D03 Tag #877459 April 3rd, 1967) o Original Holley carburetor (#3916143-CT, Date code: 742) o Numbers matching Positract 4.10 rear end (#QF0222G1, February 22nd, 1967) o Optional 5J56 Heavy Duty Brakes with the rear brake pressure regulator valve o Optional Special Z28 Cowl Plenum air cleaner o Power steering with RPO N44 quick-ratio, power brakes with front discs o Original factory Rally wheels and original caps o All glass is original and date stamped o Original owner had the dealer install Z28 emblems on both front fenders in 1969 o Correct Factory gauge package in center console o Documentation includes original window sticker, original handwritten sales contract, original Protect-O-Plate and showcased in multiple car magazines and original air filter element with box. After watching Ford's runaway success with its Mustang since mid-April 1964, General Motors' response was finally ready two-and-a-half years later, the Chevrolet Camaro. At MotoeXotica Classic Cars, we have one of the first Z28 Camaros ever produced - before the ZL-1, COPO Camaros and the Yenkos - the original 1967 Z/28! Not only is this an extremely rare vehicle; one of 602 Camaro Z/28s (group 4, code L) made in 1967 and listed on Jerry MacNeish's Official 1967 Z28 Registry out of the 194 still known to exist today, the documentation and the history of this Z28 is astounding! Larry and Shirley Ormsby purchased this highly optioned Z28 right out of the showroom floor at Berglund Chevrolet in Jamestown, New York on June 16th, 1967. The original dealer order form and the original check from Larry are still included with the vehicle! Because the Ormsby's had three girls at the time, the salesmen, Art Almer, put another seat belt in the rear seat before it left the showroom floor! The Camaro today still retains all three rear seatbelts and the original window sticker. The Ormsby's used the Z28 as a family car and drove it to work. Shirley drove the Camaro most of the time and Larry raced it on Sundays. At the drag strip with the small 15" tires, the car could not get much traction but turned the quarter mile at 14.5 seconds at 99 miles per hour in third gear through the traps! In 1969 Larry took the Camaro to the dealer and had them install a pair of Z28 emblems on the front fenders like the model year 1969 Z28 had. Through the 1970's the Ormsby's used the Z28 as a family car and even took it on a road trip to Mackinaw Island, Michigan with their kids. In the late 1970's when gas took a big price increase and the octane went down, they couldn't drive the Camaro anymore. So they put it into the garage for a decade of sleep. Finally in 1988, they decided to get the Z28 correctly resprayed with a new vinyl top. They started showing the car at Camaro shows, just to prove that they had a 1967 Z28, one of only 602 produced and that they were the original owners and had all the original documentation. They became a member of the Camaro Club of Allegheny Region out of Olean, New York and the members really enjoyed this original owner 1967 Z28! In 2007, the Ormsby's were getting older decided to sell the Z28 in 2008 and the car was sold at auction to family here in St. Louis Missouri. This example is one of 602 Z/28s made during 1967. It was assembled at General Motors' Norwood, Ohio (VIN code N) factory during the first week of May 1967, a complete, numbers-matching Z/28. It left the factory with the many options - Courtesy Lamp, Power Brakes, Disc Brake EQ, Tinted Glass, Center Console, Wood Steering Wheel, Interior Decor Package, Vinyl Roof, Cluster, Exterior Package, Special Z28 Package and Optional Special Z28 Cowl Plenum Air Cleaner, Rear Antenna, Power Steering, Special Steering, 5J56 Heavy Duty Brakes, 4.10 Specia
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