1983 Chevrolet Z/28 CAMARO

Started on Oct. 8 by orion051570

Ride Rating

3

4 YEARS AGO I BAUGHT IT FOR $150. IT DIDN'T HAVE AN ENGINE AND THE TRANNY NEEDED REBUILT, I FOUND A 305cid FOR $250. AND PAID $600. TO GET THE TRANNY REBUILT NOW IT IS MY DAILY DRIVER < BUT I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE IT TO AN AUTOCROSS SOME DAY .OH AND ITS NOT FOR SALE .

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Oct 9, 2009 7:42 a.m.
lesabre400:
I love these things. A buddy of mine in high school had a black one. We blew a head gasket on the highway one day but otherwise, the thing was a hoot. A few years ago, I nearly bought one from a family friend who autocrossed it, so it can be done. The tuning potential is infinite.
Nov 16, 2009 1:06 a.m.
orion051570:
last tuesday i was driving home ,with my 21 month old daughter , and not even a mile away from my house , when some IDIOT!!! ran a stop sighn, i missed him but not a concreete poast. Thank God we werent hurt , the camaro wasnt damaged too bad , the left front corner of the hood is cracked and the turn signal ,and nose are jacked up ,but it didnt tear it up that bad .
Mar 11, 2010 12:36 a.m.
orion051570:
the mastercylender went bad , couldn't find any in local parts stores , so ordered 1 from 1 of those parts stores ... it was bad too , got another 1 it holds pressure until you let off the pedal, then pump them up , this 1 must be bad too .
Jun 1, 2010 5:47 p.m.
jrg77:
Didja check to see if there is a leak in the system somewhere else?
Jun 12, 2010 10:39 p.m.
orion051570:
I have considered that , but I did replace the booster , but haven't had a lot of time , my wife just delivered our new baby girl on 6/10 , and my wife and daughter will be coming home tomarrow ,
Jan 17, 2012 11:21 p.m.
orion051570:
Well My youngest daughter will be turnning 2 this year , and The Camaro is doing great . I worked out the break issues , made a home made power bleeder , and did it myself , well with the help of God :-) ... I have been driving it every day the weather allows , Thank God we havent had a lot of snow this year . Oh when I am able to get everything togeather I'm gonna put 1 of 2 engines in it , just not sure which one , a strong 350ci with 202 heads or a de/stroked 350 thats a 331 now, and a T-5 that i have laying around . either way it should be fun .
Jan 17, 2012 11:27 p.m.
orion051570:
and thanks for the votes , I know its no high dollar ride but it sure is fun to drive and pretty reliable too , I'm hoping to update the suspension too , I want to get it into an autocross sometime .
Mar 6, 2012 8:49 p.m.
orion051570:
Well ' last month the transmission in my camaro had issues now it pulls in low gear but wont shift at all 'got another 700r4 ' but still have to put it in, but would rather put the T-5 in, but still have some parts to pick up to do that.
Jun 6, 2012 12:16 a.m.
orion051570:
Well the Camaro has been parked for a bit , its got issues with the transmission , I have another 1 , but I also have a 5 speed manual too , just need to get a few more parts and. It will have a 350cid and a 5 speed , even more fun to drive :-)
Oct 29, 2012 10:55 p.m.
orion051570:
Ok after a few short stints of employment, i will be starting a new job on november 5th , and just found out today we have a new baby on they way. Looking forward to a new baby and a new job, and at some point i will try ro resume woork on my cars, all be it a little at a time but its a very good job, either way i am very Blessed.
Mar 11, 2013 1:08 a.m.
orion051570:
Well thank God i have another job , and past my probationary time , my other job had to layff a bunch of us , the out !go otherwise , God Bless
Mar 11, 2013 1:11 a.m.
orion051570:
Well thank God i have another job , and past my probationary time , my other job had to layff a bunch of us , they ran out of government money ! good otherwise , God Bless

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