RAM Clutches’ modest beginnings date back to 1972. From the back room of an OEM clutch rebuilding operation in Canton, OH, John Norcia and his then partner, Ray Bickar, began designing and building better race clutches for a group of local competitors, who were fed up and demoralized with their clutch performance. At the heart of this program lay the radically new RAM three-paddle ‘Cleaning Lady’ clutch disc. Until this time most racing clutches were constructed of organic materials, which provided neither the durability nor the consistency needed for competition. Though Ram forged ahead with a new poly-encapsulated spring design—pioneered and patented in 1978—the three-paddle disc evolved into the current six-paddle design, and continues to be reintroduced by various clutch specialists long after its original introduction in 1976!
Today with the resurgence of factory muscle cars, RAM is heavily involved in providing clutch solutions such as the Street Dual and hydraulics systems that allow for major modifications to the vehicle, yet still provide good street driveability, which is the premise today for all RAM Street-Strip clutch systems.
Rick’s Camaros is your one-stop shop for 1967 Camaro parts. The 1967 Camaro was a First Generation F-Body Camaro, spanning from years 1967-1969. 1967 included the Z28 Coupe, Super Sport Convertible and Coupe, Rally Sport Convertible and Coupe, and the Standard Convertible and Coupe. 1967, the Camaro’s first year, was Chevrolet’s response to competing against the Ford Mustang in 1964. Sharing similarities with the Chevy II Nova, the 1967 Camaro featured a unibody structure, combined with a sub-frame supporting the front end, and single-leaf rear springs. Compared to the Mustang, the Camaro had a more streamlined appearance, better noise isolation and ride quality from a partial front frame, and a unitized rear for cost savings and space efficiency. 1967 was the only first generation Camaro to have both rear shock absorbers mounted forward of the rear axle and side vent windows. It also was the only time that Camaros did not have side marker lights.
In addition to carrying 1967 Camaro parts, Rick’s Camaros has parts for all Camaro models available. We have all the parts and accessories you need to help restore your 1967 Generation One Camaro, at the best prices! Trust Ricks for all of your restoration and replacement needs for your racer, show car, street rod, or daily driver.