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Old 07-24-2009, 11:27 AM
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Does it have a really funny front ground effect on it?

That DPM Camaro is in Lewisville, that's why I ask. It wasn't for sale to my knowledge though, but if it's for sale now, I'd have to go check it out.
i couldnt tell from the road going 60mph...

ive only just seen it there the last 2 times ive traveled the road with this past tuesday being the most current trip.

im heading up to Northstar tonight so if I end up taking 121b ill try to get a better look. not sure what route we are taking to Northstar...
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I just purchased a 1997 Bright Purple Metallic Camaro and it is need of a new exhaust system. Any Suggestions?
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Originally Posted by BlurryEpiphany06 View Post
I just purchased a 1997 Bright Purple Metallic Camaro and it is need of a new exhaust system. Any Suggestions?


Please post some!
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I will take/post one when I get off work...Fair warning, it needs some TLC
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Did you find it for sale online? I've only seen fairly rough ones for sale the past few months. All very high mileage V6 ones.

One was missing the front ground effect piece I think, and the other one had about 160k miles and looked okay, but like it could use some work to get it looking good again. It looked like it had clearcoat damage.
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I found it on Craig's List. It's a V6 with roughly 148K miles. There is clearcoat damage to the roof and a small chip of paint missing from the rear. I replaced small things (belts, flasher relay switch, spark plugs, wires, and so forth). The A/C does not work, has an exhaust leak, and latch on the driver's side door is tricky sometimes. I got the car for a steal so anything I put into it is WELL worth it. I don't think the man I bought it from knew what he had

Just remembered I had this picture on my cell phone
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If it doesn't need damaged body panels replaced and repainting, then it's a good deal! That stuff is a pain in the butt to deal with. It looks great in that tiny pic you have. Can't wait to see more pics.

Did you get extremely lucky and find one with leather seats? What color interior did you end up with?
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No leather seats. Gray interior.
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Better than tan. At least you can easily change to dark gray leather if you want to in the future, because all the plastic in your car should be dark gray instead of tan.

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i have a 98 BPM Z-28, bought it used in 02, with 37,642 miles,
as of now, still have not hit 65 K

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I'm looking at a 98 purple Z28 LS engine and 6 speed. It also has the Sport appearance package on it. The guy that has to hold on to it for a few more weeks before he can sell it to me. If it all works out and I get it I will post some pic. It really needs a good cleaning first.
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i do not believe there were any factory sports appearance packages on the z/28s...
must have been installed afterwards
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Y3F was sport appearance package, and it was available on Bright Purple Metallic in '98, so it can have what most people inaccurately call "RS ground effects" and spoiler add on. It's perfectly okay to see one with round effects, so long as it has Y3F as an RPO code. Could be had on V6 or Z28, not SS. There were no purple SSes.

No Z28s for '97 could have the ground effects unless for some reason they had the F-1 Package added on at the dealership, and I don't remember if there were color restrictions with that. RS was available in the color with the ground effects, but it of course had a V6.
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When I get time to go look at it again I will get the RPO codes off it.
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in 1998 i actually got a 98 bpm z28 with yf3 package. grey cloth interior a4 with t tops. a few years later i sold it and of course am now kicking my own ****. so they were available with factory ground effects.
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hey guys.new here to the board.i just bought a 1998 purple metallic z28 hardtop.just wondering if the hardtops are rare?
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i would check camaroz28.com

thats where they have stats
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Old 12-15-2009, 01:36 PM
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Hard top is *probably* rarer than a t-top version.
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I found a BPM 98' z28 that was repo'd and is at a small town bank. it is super clean with 118k on it and there asking 5,000. i offered $3,000 and there gonna let me know tomorrow if i can save it from auction or not.

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Default Hey that's my car!

Now... the good stuff. The '97 Z28:
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Get ready to drop your teeth...
Haha...she was a good car. Drove from Alabama to Pennsylvania in 2005 after I scored her on eBay for $5,000 with only 92k on the odometer. Two months later I got rear-ended....insurance company settled for $8,600 after I told them how rare of a car it was.

Didn't even get to take my own pictures of her except for this one:


And here she sits now....completely stripped it and am still working on putting everything into another Z28 shell that I picked up cheap.


Makes me miss the good ole days. Thanks for the memories.

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