1979 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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All Original, Less Than 80,000 Miles, 350, 4 Speed, Posi, Dual Exhaust. Life Is Good by Mark
 — Well, what can I say. My car is all original, minus the headers my dad installed in 1980, lol. She's got a 350, 4 speed, posi, and duals. Sounds gorgeous, performs well. Very solid, just starting to d... Read More
My Baby by franks350
 — Since I was a kid,when that 79 Z28 rolled around my neighborhood I always said that was the car I will get! Muscle car? Maybe not true muscle but alot of potential to be! Just the body shape and des... Read More
Wouldn't Trade It For The World. by Mike
 — A very purpose built car. Not designed as a grocery getter, it's designed to go fast and look good doing it. My particular example has unbelievable power thanks to a high performance 383 stroker u... Read More

1979 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1979 Chevrolet Camaro

1979 was a good year for the Chevy Camaro. The uncharacteristically un-muscle car Type LT was dropped, and the Berlinetta made its debut. The dashboard was replaced and provided more modern conveniences, including controls for an electric rear window defrost and well-designed AC vents.

Sales hit a new high with 282,582 sold, including 84,877 Z28's. Only 21,913 consumers opted for the base engine, a 250-ci L6 rated at 350 horsepower (90 in California). Most went with the V8's, rated up to 175 horsepower for the Z28.the 1979 chevy camaro would be known as it nick name the hugger you could make turn up to 55 mph,with it 373 posi rearend,

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1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7l Specs

What are the specs on the 1979 Chevrolet Camaro z28 5.7L specs like what is its 0-60, 1/4 mile, horsepower, torque

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I Have A 350 Engine In My 1979 Camaro I Have 3.42 Gears A Turbo 350 With A ...

I need the answer I'm stumped.

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Kenny Overstreet
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I Have A 1979 Camaro W/ 350 4bbl.

I want to build it into a 383. I know I have to bore it .030 over and I need a 400 crank, I just need some recommendations on heads and intake/carb. Am I missing any other details??? Anyone have exper...

358 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
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What Size Length Side Pipe Would I Use For 1979 Camaro Z28//does Any1 Know

putting side pipe exhaust on my 1979 Camaro , what length would I need

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How Many Miles Per Gallon Does A 79 Camaro Get? (inline 6 250 Engine)

Hi Guru fella's (and girls) I am going to look at a 79 camaro tomorrow and it has a GM Inline 6 cylinder 250 engine in it with a 3 speed manual transmission... I was just wondering how many miles pe...

568 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 years ago)