I JUST BOUGHT A ORIGINAL 74 Z-28(1974)(4 SPEED TRANSMISSION) ,IT WAS FACTORY ORDERED IN 1973,ANYWAY WHERE CAN I FIND REVERSE ON IT..I HAVEN'T DRIVEN CAR YET AND AS WELL MY KEY IS STUCK IN THE IGNITION, THANKS IF ANYONE CAN HELP...

Asked by Sep 01, 2007 at 11:37 AM about the 1974 Chevrolet Camaro

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1974 Z-28 FACTORY 4 SPEED, WAS ORDERED IN 1973 ,HAS POINTS IGNITION

hAVE NOT DRIVEN CAR YET AND I'M STILL LOOKING FOR WHERE IS THE REVERSE GEAR ON IT...EXAMPLE IS IT LOWER RIGHT BOTTOM..SO FAR I CAN ONLY FIND 1,2,3,4 GEARS......MY KEY IS STUCK IN THE IGNITION..FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND TO GET KEY OUT, THE SHIFTER HAS TO BE PLACED IN REVERSE FIRST... THANKS IF ANYONE CAN HELP

ONE MORE QUESTION, I BOUGHT THIS CAR OFF THE ORIGINAL OWNER,SHE CLAIMS ITS ALL ORIGINAL BUT I WAS SURPRISED TO SEE A HOLLEY CARB ON IT,IT LOOKS VERY CLOSE TO THE QUADREJET CARB. LOOKS LIKE ORIGINAL MAYBE 6,7 OR 8 FACTORY VACUM LINES OR SIMERLAR AND ALL SEEM TO BE IN PLACE WHERE THEY ALL EXECT...I DO KNOW THAT WHEN SHE FACTORY ORDERED THE CAR ,SHE WANTED SPECIFIC ITEMS ON THE CAR AND OTHER ITEMS NOT TO GO WITH THE CAR..ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS HOLLEY.... THANKS

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From the Camaro's and TA's I have drivin' in the '70's, reverse is to the left and up, it also cause's a part in the steering column to turn, as you put it in Reverse.If the linkage or syncro's are beat up, you may have to look for a "sweet spot. If no luck, try turning the steering column safty... scott

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