1978 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1978 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 24 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"beautiful car" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"paint job" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"body" 2 reviews

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Jason writes:
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awesome

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dont avoid

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Awesome — ok look my car is a 1978 Camaro RS. she has a 350 with edelbrock performer RPM series cam, intake manifold 650 cfm edelbrock performer carb. Heddmen headers. she runs 16s right now. everything but the engine exhaust and tires/rims are original.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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jims78z writes:
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5

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great classic that looks awesome still today.

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none

jims78z
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1978 Z28 — nice sporty muscle car. 4sp trans and 3:73 gears make for fun drive. no ac so hot days aren't fun when stuck in traffic but the old 8track tapes make up for it! haha. conversion piece wherever you go.

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mots78 writes:
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serious eye catcher now

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dont have any

mots78
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Love It — Bought this car new in 78 just recently got it out after sitting 20 years upgraded the motor an had paint job done on it.The car looked really good before i had it painted kinda faded on top a little.I go to local cruise ins all the time love it thanks!

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chevygirl_78 writes:
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5

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Head turner

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none that i can think of

chevygirl_78
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I Would Buy Another One In A Heartbeat! — this car is very fun to drive, right now theres not much as far as performance goes, but there will be soon. This is a very charasmatic car she has a personality of her own, overall no major problems. Shes in fairly rough shape but all the problems can be fixed, just needs time and money, she has the love from her owner, just doing as much as I can with what I have

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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joel1957 writes:
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4

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cool car

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also a cool boat

joel1957
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Love The Long Hood — had sitting next to garage for 11 years ran sporadically yearly,now a daily runner still changing out fuel filter and gas but boy I do love is car, waiting for my 225 70 14 Firestone Indy 500 tires to replace rotted good year eagle st

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eamonn writes:
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Chevrolets Muscle car

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attracts the wrong kind of attention "Blue Lights lol"

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Loud N Proud — 5.7 Very fast in it's day "Joe Riseborough" engine Car had seen better days interior was showing signs of wear but still servicable Sporty looks Same as any V8 Yank but you don't drive em for their economy do you Great Fun and LOUD

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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William writes:
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It's just a surprisingly fun car to drive.

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Fisher Body car! Rusting problems

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A Very Underestimated Car. — What I really love about this car is the styling. Second Generation Camaros are my favorite. For having a 305, automatic transmission, and 30+ year old suspension, it can really kick ass! It's just a work in progress which I am thinking about selling, but I'm not too sure. I would really like to get a 2006 Pontiac GTO or a 1993 GMC Typhoon.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Kyle writes:
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i can wipe out hondas and ford t birds

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tired motor

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Best Rice Eater Ever — its awesome car to drive i can whup up on any hondas or toyota that gets in my way and it is very easy to drive considering the steel body. the only thing that sucks is the motor was tired when i got it so not much left in it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Gregg writes:
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Its retro

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it wants to stop at every gas station

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Clean — Bought this one 17 years ago for a couple hundred bucks. Spent the majority of its life sitting and was severely sun damaged but no rust and only 30,000 kms on it. 7 year restoration to show room condition with the exception of a bunch more horsepower and no anti smog gear. Something wrong in the rear, the back tires keep going bald!!!

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Amber writes:
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it was an awesome color

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it was a little squirly

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78 Camaro — It was my husbands, and the only complaint i had was the roof curved and spilled rain water in my lap. lol My husband completely rebuilt it, it was a beautiful car and i hate that we sold it.ugh I hope we can get one again sometime or an even older Camaro

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

Great Sports Car For The Money By bluboy10

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2010 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

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