1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Coupe
1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Coupe

1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Coupe

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6-speed, T-tops, power windows/locks, factory keyless entry w/alarm
Rarely driven, never sees snow or rain. Owned since 2008, had 71k miles when purchased.
Currently has 86,366 chassis miles, about 8000 miles on the build.
Made 648 RWHP/585 FT LB Torque @ 15 PSI on the dyno on 93 octane pump gas. Speed density tune completed at Speed, Inc. in Schaumburg IL. Smaller blower pulley for increased boost comes with the car. Retune along with race gas should net well over 700 RWHP.

Interesting facts about the 1997 transitional model year:
-Last year of the LT1 (Gen 2 SBC) and LT1 front end
-First year of the new LS1-car (98-02) interior and tail lights
-Came with 30th anniversary seats, although it is not a 30th Anniversary Z28

LT1 (Gen 2 SBC) 383 stroker, poly mounts - Eagle forged rotating assembly/SRP forged pistons
Milodon 7 qt oil pan w/high vol pump - runs about 25-30psi at full operating temp
AFR 210cc competition ported LT4 heads, Custom blower cam by Lloyd Elliot w/ 1.6 Harland Sharp roller rockers, LS7 lifters, Comp cams pushrods, PAC dual springs
Edelbrock LT4 intake manifold, port matched, 58mm Throttle body, port matched
Siemens Deka 82# injectors
Meziere HD electric water pump, 160 degree thermostat, power/ground fail indicators in center console
LPP stainless headers (wrapped) / Borla adjustable 3" cat back

Engine Management:
EFI Connection 24x system LS1 PCM and coil-per-cylinder ignition
-Elimination of Opti-Spark distributor
-Stable to very high RPM
-Easily tuned by anyone that tunes LS-family engines

ATI Procharger F1-A w/ 12-rib SDCE tensioner, ATI damper, Custom air/air intercooler (no methanol injection needed), custom charge piping. Vortech Mondo bypass valve

QuickTime SFI bellhousing/McLeod steel flywheel, McLeod Street Twin clutch (twin disk), Wilwood adjustable clutch master
Stage 4+ T-56 by Six Speeds Inc
Moser 12 bolt diff, 3.90 gear, billet 1350 yoke rebuilt 2020
New Dennys Driveshafts Nitrous-Ready drive shaft 2023

Spohn solid front and rear sway bars w/poly links, KYB AGX adjustable shocks/struts, UMI tubular subframe connectors, UMI lower control arms/adjustable torque arm(tunnel mount with driveshaft safety loop)/on-car adjustable panhard bar
LS1 front brakes (upgrade to dual piston) calipers powdercoated red
Hawk brake pads
Drilled/Slotted rotors
Braided stainless brake lines all around

Billet Specialties 17x8 Front / 17x9.5 Rear polished wheels
BFG G-force front tires 245/45/17, Nitto NT555R rear drag radials 275/40/17

Hurst Billet+ shifter
Autometer boost/fuel pressure gauges, AEM wideband air/fuel
SJM ABS delete w/line lock
Dual walbro 255lph in-tank fuel pumps, 2nd activated at 5psi boost via Hobbs switch in intake manifold
LS1 2-step launch control, Autometer mini shift light w/digital programmer
2-step & line lock with stack activation through button in shift knob
Real carbon fiber upper radiator support and valve covers


-Air conditioning doesnt currently work. I had it charged when the car was initially done in 2011, and it worked well for years. There is some dye that appears to be coming from the rear of the compressor (where the lines attach). Its possible this was just a leak. Replacing the o-rings and recharging may fix this.

Unfortunately, the dye is somewhat corrosive. The portion of the front sway bar (powder coated red) that had dye exposure has wrinkled/eroded the powder coat.

-A previous owner had smoked in the car. There is no smoke damage or smell, but a few small burns as shown in photos.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Muscle & Pony Cars
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    86,366 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Condition
    Very Good
  • Doors
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
    6 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
  • Interior Color
  • Seat Color

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