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Old 12-21-2012, 12:51 PM   #26
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Joe's 2010 SS/RS with 200 miles will have this same faith.
HA! lol I nearly lost it at work.
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Old 12-21-2012, 02:47 PM   #27
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Joe's 2010 SS/RS with 200 miles will have this same faith.

HA! lol I nearly lost it at work.
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:03 PM   #28
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I know of 4 Camaros of this generation in Colorado with 502's in them. All with less than 75 miles on them. Some type of GM build ?? Very cool cars and are all hidden in metal containers ))
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:17 PM   #29
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I know of 4 Camaros of this generation in Colorado with 502's in them. All with less than 75 miles on them. Some type of GM build ?? Very cool cars and are all hidden in metal containers ))
Not hidden very well if you know where they are at...
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:17 PM   #30
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Someone please give the car a bath!
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:34 PM   #31
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Yeah. The carb motor kills any interest for me. And this video is from over a year ago.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:04 PM   #32
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Huh? That car is loaded with options. About the only thing it doesn't have is the TPI motor. That , imo, makes this car less desireable. If it was a TPI 305 with a 5 speed, it would be killer.
You're right. It had the base engine because it was going to be swapped out. The rest of the car looks loaded. My bad.

You couldn't get an LB9 5-speed in '85. First year for that was '87. The hottest motor you could get in front of a 5-speed in '85 was the L69 (5.0 H.O.)
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:45 PM   #33
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Check his You tube comments, he sold the car to someone else and they got $27,000 out of it. They were probably the one that brought it back to life.

It was not even close to being stored correctly. The battery being connected is probably an indicator that it has a full tank of gas too, and don't expect the brakes to work either. I can imagine every seal and bushing in the entire car is dry rotted. The wheels were probably sold off years ago when someone was in a pinch.

It's like the original owner forgot they purchased the car or something.
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:54 AM   #34
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I know of 4 Camaros of this generation in Colorado with 502's in them. All with less than 75 miles on them. Some type of GM build ?? Very cool cars and are all hidden in metal containers ))
Custom builds but what is funny if these were built then is the 3.6L engine in the current Camaro produces only 13 less horsepower than the 502 when it was released in the late 80s. With the weight of the motor I am going to say the V6 is the better performer

A V6 WIN!!!!!
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:23 AM   #35
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Custom builds but what is funny if these were built then is the 3.6L engine in the current Camaro produces only 13 less horsepower than the 502 when it was released in the late 80s. With the weight of the motor I am going to say the V6 is the better performer

A V6 WIN!!!!!
You keep on believing that.
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:49 PM   #36
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That's cool.

I have a buddy that has a 2002 SS convertible w/ 1500 miles on it. It's been garaged since new and he changes the oil every spring. He has it up for sale right now, PM me if anyone is interested.

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Old 12-24-2012, 01:07 AM   #37
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That's cool.

I have a buddy that has a 2002 SS convertible w/ 1500 miles on it. It's been garaged since new and he changes the oil every spring. He has it up for sale right now, PM me if anyone is interested.

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Old 12-24-2012, 03:26 AM   #38
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Check his You tube comments, he sold the car to someone else and they got $27,000 out of it. They were probably the one that brought it back to life.

It was not even close to being stored correctly. The battery being connected is probably an indicator that it has a full tank of gas too, and don't expect the brakes to work either. I can imagine every seal and bushing in the entire car is dry rotted. The wheels were probably sold off years ago when someone was in a pinch.

It's like the original owner forgot they purchased the car or something.
I think it would be safe to say all fluids need replaced and I wouldn't trust any of the hoses either.
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:07 AM   #39
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Nice find,but only a throttle body injected 305? Boring......
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:29 AM   #40
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Okay so what happened to the other car that was in the trailer in front of the one they pulled out?
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:01 AM   #41
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That video reminded me of how bad the 3rd gen interiors were.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:55 AM   #42
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Here's that IROC all shiny...http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73175

They did a nice job on it.
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Old 12-24-2012, 11:08 AM   #43
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:19 PM   #44
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LOL but that car was state of the art when me and my friends were in high school. We all had those and 5.0 GT's. I'd love to have one even if they are slow by todays standards.
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:13 PM   #45
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LOL but that car was state of the art when me and my friends were in high school. We all had those and 5.0 GT's. I'd love to have one even if they are slow by todays standards.

I remember! My buddy got an '87 IROC 305 TPI 5-speed in '89. I remember how bad ass that car was , wicked fast,too! Showing my age,now
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:19 PM   #46
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:10 PM   #47
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LOL but that car was state of the art when me and my friends were in high school. We all had those and 5.0 GT's. I'd love to have one even if they are slow by todays standards.


I was in high school when these things came out,my dream car back then was an '87-'89 Bright Blue IROC with the Gray cloth interior,TPI 350,and no T-tops
I'd love to find an all original one today,even though they are slow by todays standards,like you said...back then they were "state of the art" and the car to have.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:46 PM   #48
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As the man stated above, exactly my thoughts, i would drive it for its sexyness.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:28 PM   #49
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Custom builds but what is funny if these were built then is the 3.6L engine in the current Camaro produces only 13 less horsepower than the 502 when it was released in the late 80s. With the weight of the motor I am going to say the V6 is the better performer

A V6 WIN!!!!!
When ever your V6 is ready just let us know..I'm sure there is a 502 from that generation that would be more than happy to race your V6 car for pink slips But as long as its your dream ...it will always be your dream :p
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:19 PM   #50
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was a cool video ...but all i could think of is where the hell was the wheels that came on it...even in 85 they didn't come with mud tires on them
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