View Full Version : Difference's in SS and Z28

03-17-2008, 01:11 AM
This may sound really stupid, but what's the difference in Z28 and SS in the LS1 4th gens aside from a hood and spoiler?

Also is there anything different in the 5 years?

03-17-2008, 01:21 AM
Try a search next time. This has been discused a million times. The SS has 17" wheels and better suspension as well as the hood and spoiler. Some SS cars have a Blackwing lid and SlP exhaust from the factory.

03-17-2008, 01:27 AM
I actually did search. Nothing of any value came up. I think I just suck with search terms. So that's all?

03-17-2008, 01:51 AM
Yeah the search is kind of funny sometimes. Here is another thread that backs up what I said

On a side note if you are still looking for a car I have a 98 Z28 that Im going to be selling soon.

03-17-2008, 03:13 AM
Oh ok, thanks.

Sweet, PM me some pics/mods, please.

03-17-2008, 12:44 PM
some differences include:
-98 had a different computer than 99+
-98-00 LS1 had LS1 parts, but 01-02 had LS6 manifold and truck cam
-interior colors were different throughout the years
-exterior colors varied as well
-in 99 or 00 the steering wheel changed
-in 01 the EGR was deleted when they started with the LS6 manifold

the differenced between Z28 and SS vary. the SS as a base form only had a different hood, spoiler, and the addition of a power steering cooler. You could get different options through SLP including bilstein shocks, exhaust and lid.

03-17-2008, 12:49 PM
The power steering cooler is NOT a SS option it was on non SS cars as well.

03-17-2008, 04:46 PM
The power steering cooler is NOT a SS option it was on non SS cars as well.

true, but i think it was standard on all SS cars and optional on Zs. someone was saying that all 2001+ LS1s had them, but I dont and ive seen a few others that didnt.

03-19-2008, 10:56 AM
SS/SLP Alterations Package Includes:

• SS/SLP 325/345 Horsepower V8 LS1 Engine(all LS1 Camaros are about 345hp not 305/325hp,Chevrolet could not let people know there more expensive sports car was matched in power)

• SLP fibreglass/Composite ram-air Hood with Functional Air Scoop

• Forced Air Induction System.

• SLP Optional Blackwing air lid.

• SLP fibreglass/Composite Specific Rear Deck Spoiler.

• SLP optional SS grill.

• SS Ride and handling suspension package. (45% Stiffer than a Z28 suspension).

• SLP Optional Bilstein Shocks and Eibach /Springs.

• SS 32mm front sway-bar.

• SLP optional (1LE) 35mm Hollow front and 21mm solid rear sway-bars.

• SS stainless-steel free flowing Dual Outlet cat-back exhaust system. (40% less restrictive than the Z28 exhaust system).

• SLP optional centred mounted exhaust system (CME) or dual dual exhaust system.

• Goodyear P275/40ZR17 Eagle F1 Tires.

• SLP optional BFGoodrich g-Force P275/40ZR17 tires.

• SS 17"x9" Lightweight Cast-Aluminium Powdercoated Wheels.

• SLP optional chrome ZR1 wheels.

• SS (Super Sport) Exterior Graphics embalms.

03-19-2008, 04:38 PM
I call mine a base SS.

Hood, rear spoiler, wheels, badges. Thats it. No SLP sticker on the door means you got nothing else, like me.

03-23-2008, 01:07 AM
The base ss has different exhaust and suspension calibrations even before the slp options I believe. I know in 98 they had a 3 inch exhaust on one side only. The additional slp items that are on the sticker are above the ss options added when the car went to slp.