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Cars > Challenges > “Black Betty” Vs “"Lucy"”


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Universal City, Texas
United States

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Terry, Mississippi
United States


1973 Chevrolet Camaro LT Z28 RS

“Black Betty”

1973 Chevrolet Camaro Rally Sport


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About “Black Betty”

In 1973 the Type LT replaced the SS option and added many new options to the Camaro line, such as factory A/C for the first time and power windows for the first time in the second gen production line. I've owned this for a few years and done some myself, with friends and paid for the rest. I try to maintain a stock look, and do a few shows from time to time. In the coming summer I will run it down the track a time or two and get my 0-60, and 1/4 mile times.

If you can provide documentation on how many LT Z28 RS optioned Camaros were produced in '73 I would like to hear from you.

About “"Lucy"”

Found this car abandoned behind a warehouse. Trunk full of junk, interior looked like a bomb went off in it, and the small block in it was on it's last leg. The trim tag shows it was originally brown with a sandelwood top and interior. 350 2bbl with air, no rear spoiler.


Specs for “Black Betty”

-350 Chevy Small Block 325HP
-Muncie M-21 Close Ratio 4 Speed
-3:73 Rear End
-650 CFM Edelbrock Carb

Specs for “"Lucy"”

454 .030 over, Comp Cams vavletrain, Edelbrock dual 4bbl intake with 600cfm carbs, MSD ignition, 700r4 trans w2300 stall. eaton posi unit w/ 3:42 gears.


Factory Options for “Black Betty”

-Power Locks
-Power Windows
-Original Vinyl Top
-Front Disk Rear Drum Brakes
-All Trim Packages

Factory Options for “"Lucy"”

Air Conditioning
Power Steering
Power Brakes
Rally Sport option


Mods for “Black Betty”

-New ATK 325 HP crate motor, stock one was 245HP
-650 CFM Carb
-Hooker Competition Headers

Mods for “"Lucy"”

Painted Burnt Orange Pearl w/ Pearl White Stripes
Added Vintage Air
Cadillac rear disc
Lowered 2" in front, 1.5" in rear
American Racing Torque Thrust 2 wheels 17 x 8 front 17 x 9.5 rear with Nitto 555 245/45-17 and 275/40-17
Alpine Sound system


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