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1979 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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 Z28 Transmission

just bought this car, it does not have a overdrive but there is a switch on the dash, i thought all these cars in 79 had the overdrive? thanks for any response.

I Know This Sounds Strange. I Purchased A 79 Z28. It Was The 2nd Owner/ Bou...

It didn't have the Stinger hood, here was my reply. It was one of the last few 79's on production line. They ran out of stinger hoods/ so put on 80 air induction hood. Supposedly there were about...

Transmission

385 Stroker, TH 400 auto tranny, 3k stall converter. When in first gear from launch i only seem to be getting power between 2-4k rpm anything past that it feels like the car stops accelerating after...

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

Metalic Knock In My 350 Engine

1979 chevrolet camaro 350 z28, engine has a metalic sound knock which echos thru engine and i cant pin point its location , any ideas. could it be the harmonic balancer ? Im stumped