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Old 09-23-2008, 08:11 PM
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i was wondering if any body happened to know any specs on this car or if any one could direct me to a page with specs on this car
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Old 09-24-2008, 10:57 AM
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What specs are you looking for?

You're better off doing a google search for something like that. There's probably a dozen forums on Camaros, probably divided by generations (a '78 would be a second generation Camaro). You would be surprised what you would find if you go looking for it.
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Old 09-24-2008, 11:29 AM
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Old 09-24-2008, 02:52 PM
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im looking for the MPGs, the horse power, the size wheel for new tires,and a website that i can order parts off of.
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First of all, you don't buy a '78 Z-28 for the fuel economy.

I'm pretty sure the Z's all came with 350's, but they were low compression and had a ton of smog crap on them. The lane 70's was a bad time for American cars. The Z's came with 15 inch wheels, regular Camaros came with 14 inch.

One great thing about Camaros is everybody sells parts for them. Summit, Jegs, any of the aftermarket companies will have stuff for that car.

For restoration stuff find National Parts Depot.
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you gonna sport a mullet

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i doubt it im just wondering if is a good first car. I no that insurance will be throught the roof. Im just undecided if i should get this or something else for now
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camaros are good cars. don't expect to get good mpg maybe like 12-15. Even though is a low comp 350 its still a 350. Every where sales parts for them. Orignal parts group has a nice line up of parts for them if your going to restore it. Good luck.
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Originally Posted by jlinds View Post
i doubt it im just wondering if is a good first car. I no that insurance will be throught the roof. Im just undecided if i should get this or something else for now
Why would you think insurance be threw the roof for a 20 year old car?? Its a Camaro, not a Ferrari..
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I had a 76 Formula Firebird with a 400. Fantastic car. The most fun you could ever have for 400 bux outside of the brothel. I would still have the car if the frame rails and floorboards weren't so rusted out it wouldn't pass inspection.

It got around 13 mpg highway. Chevy 350 would probably do a bit better.
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Why would you think insurance be threw the roof for a 20 year old car?? Its a Camaro, not a Ferrari..
im saying its going to be throught the roof because its a sports car,im 16, and have no driving record
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You're gonna pay a lot for insurance no matter what you drive.

This will be your first car? How good are you at working on cars? This is a 30 year old car remember. Also be careful driving it, especially in the rain. Big torque V8 and no weight in the back means real loose, and I speak from experience. Yes I had a Camaro. No, I didn't have a mullet.
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Originally Posted by goodtunes1978 View Post
you gonna sport a mullet

Or wind up like this:

Techno Viking!!!!



ROFLMAO!!!!!

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If by any wild hair chance, you are still looking for the info, [/I]have the 78 brochure from the dealer. I have 78-81 brouchures.
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