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Old 04-12-2002, 07:56 PM
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To be exact, there where 602 Z's made in '67 in '68 there where a little over 7000, in '69 a litte over 19,000 (used to know the exact numbers all the way to '74 when they discontinued the Z for 2 years). There was one significant change to the '68 Camaro, they began staggering the shocks on the rear axle to prevent the problem of wheel-hop that the '67's had. From 67-69 the 302 was the "only" motor availiable for the production Z/28. Also, one other early Camaro fact, a large number of 69 Camaros are actually 1970 models, Chevrolet did not introduce the second generation til mid 1970 which also makes all '70 Camaros actually '70 1/2. In most publications the '70 model Z is listed and advertised as a '70 1/2 Z/28. In 70 the LT-1 350 was introduced and used in the Z/28 and Corvette, becoming the highest output factory small-block with 350 HP. Although it is claimed that the 290 HP rating of the 302 was way off purposly in an effort to reduce insurance costs.
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