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Old 10-31-2010, 06:07 PM
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What year or years did Camaro use coil springs on the rear axle,if they did at all ?

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Up until 1982 they all had rear leaf springs.......After that, dont know
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Old 10-31-2010, 07:50 PM
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ya and im pretty sure after that they were coil springs
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'82-newer are coil springs, and use the weak 7.5/7.625" "baby" 10-bolt rear originally designed for the 4 cylinder Vega. Not an axle to use in any kind of performance build.
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Old 10-31-2010, 09:35 PM
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Yea, leaf springs through '81 and then coil springs with the long torque arm from '82 to '02. I don't understand why GM couldn't use something stronger than the weak 7.5 rear end in these cars. Some of them made more power than most of the earlier cars, but the rear end couldn't handle it.
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