1996 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

The 1996 model brings with it some additional options as well as some newly standardized equipment. The 3.8-liter V6 engine that was optional in the 1995 models is standard in the 1996 base model, and the Z28 had its 5.7-liter V8 enhanced to 285 horsepower (305 in the SS). 1996 also brought the new RS package with a lower-body aerotrim and a three-piece spoiler.

As always, the Camaro's big engine is what distinguishes it from other sports cars--especially those in its price range where it remains unmatched in value. Alloy wheels with painted surfaces add a sleeker look to the pony car. A variety of packages were available to sport up the look of the car, as well as to add some nice features, such as more engine power, traction control, and remote keyless entry.

Pluses of the Camaro included super-responsive steering and agility in the turns. The Camaro also is considered by many to be extremely dominant over the Ford Mustang...in other words, Camaros kick Mustangs butt.

Minuses of the Camaro include a failure to adhere to slippery roads (especially in winter) and a lack of passenger and cargo room.

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    TimTim1969
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    Engine Swap

    Im interested in doing an engine swap, an LT1 from a 95 camero into a 96 camero v6. I know the motor mounts dont match, the tranny, computer wiring, and even the rear end may need changing but wha...

    11 views with 3 answers (last answer about a week ago)
    Dboy1300
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    Engines

    Will a lt1 engine fit in a base model 96 camaro

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    TimTim1969
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    Engine Swap

    I have a 1996 Camero 3.4 v6 and an LT1 from a 1995, can i install this engine? Will the motor mounts match? I have the tranny and rear end to the LT1 as well?

    3 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    RigoVigil
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    V6 To V8

    i have a 1996 rs camaro and i was wondering what i would need to do to install a v8 engine

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    Chetty480
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    Low Oil Light

    I have a 96 Z28/SS , owned for 3 months now. The low oil light has come on when car is started and stays on for a while, seems to go out after car is warmed up. I've checked oil level and it is alwa...

    18 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)