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Cars > Challenges > “Black Beauty” Vs “Black Betty”


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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
United States

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Waterloo, Illinois
United States


2001 Chevrolet Camaro SS

“Black Beauty”

1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28

“Black Betty”

Photo of: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro
Photo of: 1997 Chevrolet Camaro

Head to Head


About “Black Beauty”

My brother Dean enlisted in the Navy recently and asked me, his 18 year old little sister, to take care of his Camaro SS convertible for him while he is in the service. (He's either very trusting or very stupid!) He knew from the day he bought the car that I loved it, but until now he never even let me drive it! He lived a couple hundred miles from us, but came home for a week visit before leaving for basic training, and he checked me out on the car before he left. To make everything official, he put the car in my dad's name (so the insurance would cost less!), but I'm taking care of paying for everything including basic upkeep, regestration, inspection, and insurance. Dad even volunteered to park his car outside so mom's car and the Camaro can be parked in the garage. The Camaro will only come out to play on clear days with no chance of rain or snow. My Cavalier will still be my daily car. I want to be able to return the car to my brother in as good a shape as it's in now!

About “Black Betty”

i saw this car for sale here in waterloo, i wanted it really bad, took me a month and a couple days to get everything organized and finally got it on my birthday. ha. ever since i have been driving it, right before winter i snapped a camshaft in two, now the car is currently under complete engine rebuild. i will have 0 miles on this motor! ha


Specs for “Black Beauty”

V-8, Automatic transmission, beautiful and FAST!

Specs for “Black Betty”

dont kno yet. will get them when i get my car rebuilt.


Factory Options for “Black Beauty”

SS package, convertible top, automatic transmission, power windows, power locks, power steering, power brakes, AM/FM/CD stereo, leather seats, dual exhausts, and a lot more...

Factory Options for “Black Betty”

LT1 350!
leather interior
power everything
5 spoke alloy wheels
power steer


Mods for “Black Beauty”

I have not and will not do anything to this car. I'm keeping it the way my brother 'gave' it to me so he'll get it back the same way. I don't know what he may have done to it. I didn't ask, but he didn't mention anything.

Mods for “Black Betty”

lime green painted calipers
dual rear exhaust
spectra cold air
got the new wheels with drag radials

high flow oil pump


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