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Jun 6, 2010 at 2:14 pm
Nice car, I just bought the same car, 97 z28 30th anniv, and decided to buy a set of c5 corvette zo6 wheels (17x9.5 for front and 18x9.5 rear) the fronts fit fine and the rears don't mount because of the rubber bottom out support. It looks like I only need about 1/4" of wheel spacer for them but I see that you went with 1" spacers. Where did you buy them and what should I expect to pay?
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Aug 1, 2006 at 11:59 am
Hey thats a good looking Z. Ever run it at the track?
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Jul 2, 2006 at 3:05 pm
That's a good looking Z! What's next?

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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 30th (Badass LT1)

Last updated Dec 2, 2007  

Photo of a 1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 30th (Badass LT1)


This is my 1997 Chevy Camaro Z28 30th. When I bought this car I was actually not into cars at all, I had no intentions to modify this car at all. I have owned this car since Decmber 5th of 2005. In the last year I have put 315 miles on her by taking her to car shows, and cruise nights. All the modifications were done by me, and by the help of a family friend who works on cars, and who is currently restoring a 52 chevy pickup into a hotrod. The car came from AutoExtocia in Ohio. I paid 9k for this car, it had 68,200 on it and now it is at 73,489. My furture plans are to put possibley a cam in this car with a full kit from Thunder Racing. I have done a rear seat delete cause I like to only carry one passenger at a time. I wash my car always by hand and try to in the cool shade. When I am not driving it, it sits in my garage with a car cover over her at all times. From the first week following December first my car goes into storage until April 3rd which is my b-day. I dynoed my car stock at Dynosport of Lincoln, NE and it did 245 and 270. Once the long tube headers were installed by me, I re-dyoned and it jumped to 266 and 294.


It is an automatic with the all-powerful 5.7 liter LT1 engine! 350 cubic inches of displacement.


Type: Midsize Coupe
Where Built: Canada


Length: 193.2 in. Width: 74.1 in.
Height: 51.3 in. Wheel Base: 101.1 in.
Curb Weight: 3442 lbs.
Front Head Room: 37.2 in. Front Hip Room: 52.8 in.
Front Shoulder Room: 57.4 in. Rear Head Room: 35.3 in.
Rear Shoulder Room: 55.8 in. Rear Hip Room: 44.4 in.
Front Leg Room: 42.9 in. Rear Leg Room: 26.8 in.
Luggage Capacity: 12.9 cu. ft. Maximum Seating: 4
Performance Data

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 5.8 sec. Braking Distance (60-0 mph): 118 ft.
Road Holding Index: .88 g Base Number of Cylinders: 8
Base Engine Size: 5.7 liters Base Engine Type: V8
Horsepower: 285 hp Max Horsepower: 5200 rpm
Torque: 325 ft-lbs. Max Torque: 2400 rpm
Maximum Towing Capacity: 1000 lbs. Drive Type: RWD
Turning Circle: 40.1 ft.
Fuel Data

Fuel Tank Capacity: 15.5 gal.
EPA Mileage Estimates: (City/Highway)
Manual: 16 mpg / 27 mpg Automatic: : 17 mpg / 25 mpg
Range in Miles: (City/Highway)
Automatic: 263.5 mi. / 387.5 mi. Manual: 248 mi. / 418.5 mi.

Factory Options

T-tops with the t-tops sunshades, automatic transmisson, 10 disc compact cd player, leather interior, tinted windows, power driver's seat, 30th anniversay emblems in the back seat and the front two seats, stationary antenna, automatic lights, alarm system, keyless entery, radio, driver and passanger side airbags!


Modified airbox
Chrome painted capliers
2000 Camaro Z28 chrome rims
Pacesetter coated long tube headers
Pacesetter uncoated y-pipe (soon to be coated over storage)
Custome turndown
Chrome exhaust cross-bar
UMI gloss black subframe connectors
Ksport black powdercoated lowering springs
Underdive pulley
New opti
MSD 8.5 super coductor wires
LT1 throttle body cover plate
Mirror chrome battery cover
Custom made chrome Z28 emblems
Custom made chrome CAMARO fill-ins in the rear
Shorty antenna
1 in wheel spacers
5% Limo Tint on the sides and back
Tuned by Dynosport, made 266 and 294 (stock it made 245 and 270)