1973 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 for sale 101328549
1973 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

1973 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

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1973 Camaro Z/28 RS Split Bumper

454 Big Block, Holley Fuel Injection, LS-5 6-Speed Manual Transmission, New Clutch, Custom 3" Exhaust, Tubular/Coil-Over Suspension, Frame Connectors, New Interior, New Audio, Many Upgrades

Overall excellent car, with a huge amount of power to the rear wheels, suspension that all but eliminates body-roll, and high-end upgrades and modifications throughout.  Note that some of the underside pictures were taken when the clutch was being replaced in March, some more recently.

I have documentation for most of the following, some of which I did myself: 


·      454 Big Block LS-5

·      Square Port heads

·      Crane Lifters

·      Low-rise L78 aluminum intake

·      Holley Terminator EFI Fuel Injection

·      MSD 6AL Ignition 460 - 480 volts Capacitive Discharge design

·      MSD 8.5mm Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Set

·      Holley Aluminum Tall Valve Covers

·      March Performance Billet Serpentine Conversion & Power Steering Case

·      Tuff Stuff Performance High-Amp Output Alternator

·      Lokar Flexible and Machined Engine Dipstick

·      Moroso Solid Steel Motor Mounts

·      Moroso Street/Strip Oil Pan

Drive Train

·      Tremec LT1 T56 6 Speed Manual Transmission

·      New Clutch replaced March 2020

·      New Wildwood Remote Reservoir for Clutch

·      Hurst Billet/Plus Shifter, high pivot mechanism

·      12 Bolt 4:10 posi-traction rear end

·      Lakewood Driveshaft Safety Loop


·      New Brake Master Cylinder Cast Iron 1.125 Bore and reservoir (March 2020)

·      New 8" Dual Diaphragm Vacuum Brake Booster (May 2020)

·      Disc brakes in front


·      Hotchkis Sport Suspension Weld-On Subframe Connectors

·      Hotchkis Sport Suspension Tubular A-Arms Upper & Lower

·      Competition Engineering Slide-A-Link Traction Bars

·      Summit Racing® Rear Lowering Leaf Springs

·      Prothane Leaf Spring and Shackle Bushing Set

·      Sway Bar, Rear, 1 Inch O.D., Black Powder Coated Finish

·      Additional sway bar comes with the car


·      Hooker headers (dented under car – no apparent leaks)

·      Customized 3” exhaust with t-pipe, all welded

·      Magnaflow mufflers

·      Quick Time Performance Electric Exhaust Cutouts (working intermittently)


·       Edelbrock high performance water pump

·       Be Cool Custom-Fit Aluminum Radiator

·      Temperature controlled electric cooling fan


·      New Fuel Tank

·      Tanks Inc. GPA-6 Series In-Tank Fuel Pump


·      Correct Chevrolet Wheels

·      Futura GLS Super Sport White Letter Tire

·      Tire Size: Front 235/60/15 and Rear 255/60/15

·      New Lug Nuts (both rear wheels missing 1 lug)


·      New headliner

·      New seat covers

·      Newer carpeting - some refurbishment where carpet not positioned properly

·      New Steering Wheel (Original wheel included)

Gauge Console and Bezel

·      Refurbished upper gauge bezel and gauge lenses

·      Refurbished vents and lower dashboard

·      All factory gauges including tachometer (Speedo disconnected)

·      Refurbished headlight and wiper switches, and cig lighter

Lower Dashboard

·      Custom-fabricated panel to fit over ashtray area (ashtray and mechanism unaltered)

·      Installed Holley fuel injection Control Module on custom panel

·      Installed Exhaust Cutouts Switch on custom panel

·      New rear camera with screen and toggle switch

·      Refurbished and re-lined interior of glove compartment 

Door Panels Replaced and Customized – Driver and Passenger

·      Removed door panels and refurbished all metal door surfaces and inside of door

·      New door panels and arm rests – customized, with heavy soundproofing

·      Kenwood component speakers In doors – tweeters mounted high

Audio System – High Quality Components, Wire, Hardware

·      New Kenwood head unit in lower dash with Bluetooth, etc.

·      New Kenwood component speakers in front doors, 6”x9” speakers in rear deck

·      1600 watt amplifier in trunk, custom installed connected directly to battery

Truck Restored

·      Interior of trunk refurbished, masked and painted

·      New Trunk Mat Houndstooth Gray

·      All wiring re-routed and wrapped

·      New Trunk rubber gasket 

Engine Compartment

·      Engine compartment, restored,, surface-restoration, re-routing/wrapping wiring, new hardware, etc.


·      Automotive electrician checked lights, refurbished ignition switch, made needed repairs

·      Rewired Battery for accessories, double-grounded to engine and frame

·      Wiring harness appears to have been replaced, based on visual inspection

·      Battery is approximately 1 year old

Needs and Wants

·      Backup lights do not function

·      Rust along bottom, inside edge of truck lid, below the spoiler

·      Paint is older, in fair condition only (Midnight Green - Original Color)

·      Nose piece paint touch-up is noticeable

·      Missing one lug on both rear wheels

·      Speedometer disconnected – I use my phone

·      Original dash clock is only right two times per day ;-) 

VIN Decoding: - 1 Q 8 7 T 3 N 1 6 2 7 6 8:

1 - Chevrolet

Q - Sports Coupe

87 - Two Door Coupe

T - 350 cubic-inch, 245 HP (replaced with 454)

3 - 1973 (year)

162768 - Sequence number starting with 100001

Cowell Tag Decoding:

First Line

73 - Model Year 1973

1 - Chevrolet

F- Camaro

Q - Sports Coupe

87 - Hardtop

N - Norwood Ohio production plant

104427 - Fisher Body sequence number, not related to VIN sequence number

Second Line

775 - Interior Color Black Vinyl Standard

A51 - Bucket Seats (all Camaros)

48 48 - Paint Color, Body and Top (2nd # was needed if the car had a vinyl top)

Third Line

04C - Production Month + Week (April + 3rd Week)

Z/28 – The one you want!

*This is a factor stripe-delete car.  If it had stripes, either ZR8 (white) or YF8 (black) would appear here, after the Z/28 designation.

Fourth Line

250238 - Fisher Body Time/Date Code

I love this car, but I need to sell it. I will answer questions and discuss value with you, so we are both happy with a fair deal. This car is extremely fast. 

I will send more pictures and videos, and answer questions. 

Happy to cooperate with shipping.

Thanks very much.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Muscle & Pony Cars
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    85,000 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
    6 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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