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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 Camaro Z28 Details

I was wondering if there was such a thing as a 1979 Camaro Z28 with manual transmission and a t-top roof?


Vibration In First Gear

vibration in first gear 79 camaro, feels like its coming from the torque converter area only happens when step on it at dead stop or if it shifts down to first, sounds like a repeditive light thumping...



hey guys, i'm new to the club and i was hoping i might find a little help. I've got a 1979 camaro Z28 and i want to get wider wheels. i really love the Z28 wheels that are on it now but i can't find ...

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...

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