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1979 Chevrolet Camaro - 89k Miles 

This 1979 Chevrolet Camaro has been a California car for nearly 30 years and was purchased by the current owner in 2000. Powered by a 305ci V8 paired with a three-speed automatic transmission, this Camaro is finished in beige with brown pinstriping. It comes equipped with 14″ Rally wheels, front disc brakes, power steering, rear window louvers, brown vinyl upholstery, air conditioning, a Delco AM/FM stereo, and front bucket seats. Offered by the seller on behalf of the owner, this Camaro comes with a car show award, a records binder, a Vintage Chevrolet Club of America certificate, and a clean California title.


VIN: 1Q87G9L596783

Year: 1979

Make: Chevrolet

Model: Camaro 

Mileage: 89,000

Title Status: Clean

Carfax report: Clear

Engine type: 305 V8

Transmission type: 3-Speed Automatic


Modifications: None

Maintenance history:

  • Oil changes and filter changes always done on time

  • Valve cover gaskets replaced

  • Radiator upgraded (original included)

  • New radiator and coolant hoses

  • Alternator changed

  • Mechanical fuel pump replaced

  • Front bumper repainted

  • Award winning car 

Known Faults: 

  • Leak from the transmission oil pan and power steering hose

1979 Chevrolet Camaro
The beige exterior features brown pinstriping, and the front bumper cover has been repainted. Exterior details include body-color front and rear bumpers, rear window louvers, sport mirror housings, and bodyside moldings. Close-up photos of the paint, trim, and imperfections are provided in the gallery, including a scrape on the right-rear quarter panel.
1979 Chevrolet Camaro

Mounted with BFGoodrich Radial T/A white-letter tires measuring 225/60 in front and 245/60 out back, the 14″ Rally wheels feature body-color centers and polished trim rings. The car is equipped with power steering, front discs, and rear drums.

1979 Chevrolet Camaro Door

The Camel vinyl-trimmed front bucket seats and split rear seats are complemented by a color-coordinated dashboard, center console, and carpets. Amenities include an adjustable driver’s seatback, a Delco AM/FM stereo, air conditioning, and a fire extinguisher mounted to the passenger floor.

1979 Chevrolet Camaro Dashboard

The four-spoke steering wheel frames a 130-mph speedometer, a fuel level gauge, and warning lights. The five-digit odometer shows 89k miles, with approximately 40k added under current ownership.

1979 Chevrolet Camaro Show Awards

The 305ci V8, factory-rated at 130 horsepower, last passed a California emissions test in November 2022. Power is routed to the rear wheels via a three-speed automatic transmission, with a transmission fluid leak present. A car show award, a records binder, and a Vintage Chevrolet Club of America certificate are included in the sale.


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