1986 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1986 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 53 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 22 reviews
"power" 20 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
"handling" 9 reviews
"body" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews

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Ranger762 writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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Fell In Love. — I only had the car for a very short time. Insurance at that time as young as I was in that year just killed me. I had to sell the car after only about 8 or 9 months. But I would love to get my hand on one that has been taken care of. The after market mods. are limitless. So is horsepower and speed. I was A Police officer during this time period (had to resign due to a knee injury) but these are the cars that we trained in on the high speed training course. 215HP may not seem like much. But with some minor rear end changes and advance the timing a little some after market air cleaners, headers, and you had what felt like a rocketship. And really I never had any problems that kept mine in the shop. I'ts like I always say take care of your car and it will take care of you. Terry

Owner for 0 years, 8 months

Miles Driven per Year:11,000

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Steve writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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everything

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insurance cost

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1986 Iroc Z — 1986 chevrolet camaro iroc z. it has a chevy 350, three angle valve job, zz4 roller cam, headman headers, edelbrock intake, rochester carb, the trans has a corvette servo assembly and has been built to crvette specs. it has 3 1/2 inch dynomax exhaust. pioneer sound system.. its a kick ass car

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

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Ben writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Convertible Review
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5

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Sweet ride, sounds great, great show car, sunday driver, not much else to say

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none

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Probably One Of The Funnest Cars I Have Driven. — Off the line taken down to Cali, to get the convt. package on it. Extra $5000 for the conversion at time of purchase, not many done this way, b/c 87 was the year they brought the convt back.

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Chad writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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5

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Fast

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nothing

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Huh — gotta have one haha, good reliable car gets u where u need to go, fast, durable, and muscle cars are the way to goo holla. and it will be painted soon, its good now, but it will be awesome come spring haha

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

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Tyler writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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4

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Fun, Fast, look good

Cons

Rust

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Great — Quick, Powerful, 30 mpg, the most fun I've behind a wheel, my opinion is one of the best looking cars ever built, exhaust needs a little work other than that no issues yet (knock on wood) Buying another one once get some more money

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Christian writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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feel of speed,power, head turner

Cons

bad gas mileage

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Great But Could Be A Smoother Ride — The 305 TPI motor is pretty powerful but not as good a v8 as the 350 with only pushing 190 hp however it does have a strong pickup and quit a bit of power for a small v8, The car is sturdy built with the main problem of rust being on the bottom of the doors on the inside, the appearance is sleek and love the tail lights and of course anything thats a 2 door, the car is a lot of fun just to have on the freeway or even in town from all the heads that turn, gas mileage is not that great if i'm lucky i get 19 highway and 10 intown so it gets spendy, and lastly the ride is sometimes rough mine could use something to make it smoother.

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

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MarKo writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Review
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4

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Good car For Speed

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No Reason

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Welll Good Car Butt Yeah!:) — Performance was Good Good Acceleration With A 8 In it Handling was Good At My Point of View:) Needed Repair On The Shaft!.. Aperance Was BLue Outside Black Interior With Gray Drop Kit! Gass Wassent that bad After awhile yes.. yes this car Was Fun To drive!:) It Was A Camaro RS 1986

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Casey writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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5

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sporty, V8, light weight, looks good

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low hp, typicly neglected by owners

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1986 Camaro Z28 Iroc — This car has been my favorite car of all time. I always dreamed of owning one since I was 5. I now have one, and am currently saving to rebuilt it. Even in near stock form, it ran low 15's with economy gears, and still got 22 mpg cruising. The tall gears propelled it to 160 before I ran out of gear. The stock 305 is typicly tossed aside by most people, but it is a good engine and made a lot of torque. 4 wheel disc brakes stopped it quick although it could use a little more rear bias for firmer stopping with less dive. Fun car to drive, easily rolled burnouts into second gear and sounds great with a loud exhaust. I always had heads turning but never got much attention from cops.

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

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Justin writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro IROC Z Review
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5

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great, fast, sports car, fun to show off and dominate those little japan toys!

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chip modded 8cyl = gas sucker

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Original Iroc-z — This had the biggest IROC engine package available. It had the 350 TPI H.O. It had 275 horses with a chip upgrade but had over 375 ft.lbs. of torque!!! This baby would get up and leave in a hurry!!!

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Cblue writes:
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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Pros

It has a mild cam, new carburater, milled heads,305, motor, automatic, new hoses, Flowmaster exhaust, maintained, garaged and still being restored, original motor with 66,000 miles

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Cant drive it all year round because of winter

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1986 Midnight Blue Z28 With 66,000 Original Miles — It has a cowl induction hood (4 inch) new spoiler, new tires , Its very fun to drive!!!! It has some power when it needs to. Sounds great!!!!! It takes you back. It looks blue in the day but black at night.

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

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