1981 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1981 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

The 1981 Chevrolet Camaro marked the end of the second generation of the pony car (thank goodness, say many, disappointed with the lack of power throughout the decade). Only three trims were offered, limited to the base model, Berlinetta, and Z28. The Rally Sport disappeared once again. The RS, truly the Mr. Roper of the family, seemed to like to drop in, make a few folks smile, then depart, leaving people wondering when it would return again.

The 1981 Camaro different from its second generation counterparts, as it had a computer which made the V8 street-legal for all 50 states (we're looking at you, California). The V6 remained without this equalizer, leaving the base engine a 229-ci V6 rated at 110 horsepower for everywhere but California, where a 231-ci similarly rated vehicle was available.

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    How Much Is My 1981 Z 28 Worth ?

    my car is in good unrestored condition. it has a 305 and a 4 speed trans. and t top.

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    I am the original owner. Original paint and interior ...like new. Won awards for best Original car only 14,000 miles. It has never seen rain or snow. Would like to know value. Thank you

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    I Would Like To Convert To A Manual Transmission.

    Hello, I have 1981 Chevy Camaro, which was recently passed down to me from my father. It has an automatic transmission and i would like to convert it to a manual. What can i do, what all do i need, ...

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