Trust me, when you purchase a restoration guide do not sit down in front of fire in the fireplace on a cold winter evening. It works faster than a speeding sleeping pill.
This guide is one of the better ones I have read. It still isn’t something you pick up to escape from reality but when you are in the car mood but don’t want to work in the garage this is a good substitute. It is the Camaro Restoration Guide 1967-1969 by Motorbooks and written by Jason Scott. He claims to be little more than “an avid Camaro enthusiast.” Based on this book that is like calling an Olympic Gold Medalist a couch potato.
If you have not yet purchased your Camaro, Chapter 2 is worth the $29.95 list price of the book. It is chuck full of codes, data and info on how to read all the various identification plates on the cars. If you have ever looked at a car you were interested in purchasing and weren’t sure if it was a clone or real you know what I mean. Best advice, do your homework before you start to look. This book will even tell suggest trouble areas for you to look for on the Camaro.
This restoration guide is much better produced that a lot of them I have read. There are amble photos and diagrams but best of all they are clear and legible. Much better quality although they are still in black and white. I much prefer color photos which are much easier to identify and color is important when restoring under the hood.
If you have a 1967-1969 Camaro, buy this book. I just wish they had something this good for our odd ball Fords! If you don’t own a Camaro but want one, buy this book. If you don’t own a Camaro, don’t want one, why are you reading this?