1968 tag help! Vin crowl & engine
Here's the story: My father-in-law bought this car used in the early 70's and my wife grew up with it through high school until it was sold. Last year we were able to relocate it, bought it and jumped right in in restoring it. I should have done deeper research before restoring it, but didn't. I just assumed it was a 1968 327 SS convertible. But now after doing some research I think it's not. I assumed it was a SS because that's what I was told and it has SS on the front grill, trunk, hubcaps and steering wheel. I found that you could get an SS with a split bench seat, so I thought that's what I had. Research tells me the emblems with SS on them do not match the year of the car and the side panels do not sport the SS on them? The engine that was in it when we bought it was not a 327 and was not original, so we located a 1968 327 and had it rebuilt and installed. I was told the transmission is a Turbo 400 and not original. I would like to know about the HP of the engine as well.
The engine block # is:18J200687T0123HM.
BODY BY FISHER
ST 68-16467 LOR 818 BODY
TR 806 Y1 PAINT
I would like to attach pictures, but for some reason it won't work; tried several times. Hopefully I can solve this mystery and do the right thing in restoring it. Thanks for your help.
Last edited by dietz; 02-01-2010 at 04:44 PM.