What Gen is an 87 Camaro?
What Gen is an 87 Camaro?
For 1987 a convertible Camaro was reintroduced, converted by ASC in relatively small numbers. The third-generation Camaro continued through the 1992 model year….
|Chevrolet Camaro (third generation)|
|Length||1982–1987: 4,877 mm (192.0 in) 1988–1992: 4,890 mm (192.5 in)|
|Width||1,850 mm (72.8 in)|
How can I tell if my Camaro Z28 is a true Camaro?
-OR- How can I tell if my Camaro was a true Z28. (Below is a brief summary of some things to check but is by no means complete. Depending on the year, checking the VIN, RPO codes or Trim Tag codes will help determine whether a particular car is a Z28 or not. However, with any Camaro Z28 checking the engine and trans is the most important.)
Can a third gen Camaro be ordered with a manual transmission?
A third gen Camaro with a 350 could not be ordered with a manual transmission. From ’88 to ’90 the Z28 option was combined with the IROC option and could not be ordered separately. In 1987 and for the first time in Camaros history a Z28 convertible could be ordered by someone other than a GM exec.
What kind of engine does a 1970 Camaro Z28 have?
Like always the best way to truly identify a Z28 is by the engine. On Norwood, OH assembled 1970 and 1971 Camaros check the Trim Tag. Unfortunately for Van Nuys assembled Camaros the engine is it. Engine changed to 350 cubic inches.
What kind of engine does a Chevy Camaro have?
We hope more people read this before buying a Camaro not after buying that so called Z28. All had a 302 cubic inch engine with a suffix code MO or MP in ’67, MI or MO in ’68 and DZ in ’69. To get the 302 engine Chevy took a 283 crank and put it in a 327 block.
Is there a code on a 68 Camaro?
Unfortunately there are no codes on a ’68 Camaro to help identify an SS. A Protect-o-platecan be helpful in identifying a first gen. SS but be careful because there are places that make reproductions of both trim tag and protect-o-plate.
How to identify a first generation Chevy Camaro?
Identifying a First Generation SS: From the looks of the emails we get on this subject we can sum it up by saying the best place to start to try to verify a first gen SS is by checking the engine codes and dates. We hope more people read this before buying a Camaro not after buying that so called SS.
What does the X11 code on a Chevy Camaro mean?
A ’67 Camaro has a code on the trim tag for an SS and a late ’69 Camaro had an “X” code on the trim tag to identify some SS’s. The X11 code is the only exception to identifying a true ’69 SS Camaro because the code also means a plain Camaro. Unfortunately there are no codes on a ’68 Camaro to help identify an SS.
How can I tell if my Camaro is a V8?
Check the engine. If not original then assume the “X11” was for a base Camaro. Not easily added but check VIN to make sure it was a V8 because trim tags are getting swapped out. Also have seen people selling reproduced trim tags so watch out. NO 327 SS Camaros and I’ve heard it all but NO sorry didn’t happen!