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1973 Chevrolet Camaro LT Z28 RS

“Black Betty”

1973 Chevrolet Camaro RS / Z28

“73 Z28”

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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 “73 Z28”

I've had this car for about 12 years now. It has been restored from the ground up twice. The car was finished once and i wasn't satisfied so I pretty much started from the ground up again. The second restoration was completed in 2001. All the work on the car has been done by me with a little help from family and friends which I greatly appreiciated. Even though the car is complete I still end up changing things or trying to make things better i guess thats thats a car guy thing.


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 “73 Z28”

1973 RS Z28 Camaro
Engine-383 stroker w/GM Fastburn Aluminum Heads, Comp solid roller cam, edelbrock RPM Airgap intake, 750 HP Holley carb.
Transmission-HD Close Ratio Muncie 4-speed
Rearend-8.5 10 bolt posi w/ 3.90 gears
Exhaust-3" Dynomax with custom X-pipe
Wheels-15X6 Crager SS on front 15X8 Crager SS on rear
Interior-Restored to factory type interior w/ some tricks


Factory Options for “Black Betty”

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

Factory Options for “73 Z28”

No factory options listed.


Mods for “Black Betty”

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

Mods for “73 Z28”

No modifications listed.


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