1978 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1978 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

The 1978 Chevrolet Camaro featured an exterior redesign,including improving the bumpers with which the Camaro had struggled since more stringent standards were federally introduced in 1972. The new bumpers were now able to withstand impacts up to 5mph.

T-tops were available, and more powerful engines started to creep back. Not a bad year for the Camaro, especially considering it outsold the Mustang 247,437 to 179,039. Woohoo! The Z28 looked the part of a champion, with a hood scoop and Corvette-reminiscent fender vents.

The base engine was a 250-ci L6 rated at 110 (except in California, where it was reduced to 90 horses to meet emissions standards). The Z28 led the pack with a 350-ci V8 rated at 185 horsepower. This car rocks!

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    Luke Woodall
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    I Just Recently Bought A 78 Camaro. The Guy Had Put A New 350 Crate Engine ...

    20 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)
    Rick La Pointe
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    I Have A 1978 Z28 Camaro 350 /350 With A 3.42 To 1 Rear Axle, All Torque No...

    My 78 Z 28 350/350 has a 3.42 to 1 rear axle all torque no go on highway, what is the axle ratio I need to drive this car on the highway ?

    58 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)
    Patti Johnson
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    I Have A 78 Camaro And Would Like To Know Its Value

    its almost totally original and beautiful

    138 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
    Larry Pugh
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    How Do I Put A Lean On Car

    13 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
    chevygirl_78
    25

    True Lt?

    I have a 78 camaro that is a supposed Type Lt. It has the sport cloth seats and special door panels, it also has the rear defrost, clock, cruise control that dont work, power brakes and spoiler, but ...

    1,285 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 years ago)