1975 Camaro Data

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1975 Camaro Production: 29,749 6-cyl, 116,021 V8, 145,770 total.
Dealer Introduction: 9/27/74

Vehicle Identification Example: 1Q87H5N500001
* Second digit is model level: Q = Sport Coupe, S = Type LT Coupe
* Fifth digit is engine code: D = 250ci 105hp, H = 350ci 145hp, L = 350ci 155hp
* Sixth digit is model year: 5 = 1975
* Seventh digit is N for Norwood assembly.
* Last six digits increased one with each car built at Norwood.

Dimensions
Length: 195.4 inchesHeight:49.1 inchesWidth: 74.4 inches Wheelbase: 108.0 inches Weight: 3723

1975 Engines
CIDConfigBore & StrokeBHP @ RPMTorque @ rpm Comp Carb.
Base250 L-6 3.875 x 3.53 105 @ 3800 185 @ 1200 8.25:1 1V
L-65350 V-8 4.00 x 3.48 145 @ 3800 250 @ 2200 8.5:1 2V
LM-1350 V-8 4.00 x 3.48 155 @ 3800 250 @ 2400 8.5:1 4V

Notes: L-65 350 V-8 not available in California.

Engine Suffix Codes
CJL: 250ci, at, ceCJZ: 250ci, at, ce, ep CML: 350ci, at, ce
CJT: 250ci, at CHW: 350ci, at CMU: 350ci, mt
CJU: 250ci, mt CMB: 350ci, mt CRX: 350ci, at

Abbreviations: at = Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, ce = california emission controls, ci = cubic inch, ep = early production, mt = manual transmission.

1975 Camaro Drivetrains
    L-22 L-65 LM-1
    250 350 350
3- and 4-spd. 1 3.11:1 2.85:1 2.54:1a
manual 2 1.84:1 1.68:1 1.80:1
transmission 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.44:1
ratios 4 -- -- 1.00:1
  R 3.22:1 2.95:1 2.54:1
         
Clutch diam., in.   9.12 10.34 10.34
         
Axle ratios S 3.08:1 2.73:1 3.08:1
  E -- 2.56:1 --
         
    L-22 L-65 LM-1
    250 350 350
Turbo Hydra- 1 2.52:1 2.52:1 2.52:1
matic 2 1.52:1 1.52:1 1.52:1
transmission 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1
ratios R 1.93:1 1.93:1 1.93:1
         
Axle ratios S 2.73:1 2.73:1 3.08:1
  E -- 2.56:1 2.56:1
  P 3.08:1 --

a = LM-1 came standard with same 3-speed as L-65.


Transmission Codes
Manual - Type Plant Code
3-Speed Muncie S
3-Speed (H.D.) Muncie H
4-Speed Muncie R
  Automatic - Source Code
  Parma THM 350 B
  Parma THM 250 D
  Toledo THM 350 Y
  GM of Canada J

Rear Axle Codes
PA 2.73:1   PU 2.73:1 Locking
PC 3.08:1   PW 3.08:1 Locking
PH 2.56:1   PY 3.42:1 Locking
PT 2.56:1 Locking   PZ 3.42:1

1975 Factory Options
RPODescriptionQty Retail
1FQ87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-cylinder 29,749 $3,553.05
1FQ87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 8-cylinder 76,178 3,698.05
1FS87 Camaro Type LT Coupe, 8-cylinder 39,843 4,070.05
AK1 Belts, color-keyed seat and shoulder 29,236 16.00
AN6Adjustable Seat Back, driver side9,18118.00
AU3 Power Door Locks5,599 56.00
A01Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows113,10445.00
A02Tinted windshield2,598
A31Power Windows 10,596 91.00
B37 Floor Mats, color-keyed front and rear 43,385 14.00
B49 Carpet, deluxe front and rear 1,940 30.00
B84 Moldings, body side 73,864 38.00
B93 Guards, door edge 38,449 7.00
C09 Vinyl Roof Cover 26,885 87.00
C24 Windshield Wipers, hide-a-way 23,532 21.00
C50 Defroster, rear window 35,139 41.00
C60 Air Conditioning 77,276 435.00
D34 Mirror, visor vanity - 3.00
D35 Mirrors, sport right and left remote exterior 80,646 27.00
D55 Console 134,039 68.00
D80 Spoilers, front and rear 21,028 77.00
D88 Striping, black 39,843 77.00
F41Special purpose suspension422
FE8 Suspension, radial tuned 12,201 35.00
G80 Positraction, rear axle 8,957 49.00
G92 Rear Axle, high altitude 93 12.00
G95 Rear Axle, highway 1,596 12.00
J50 Power Brakes 49,356 55.00
K05Engine block heater2,349
LM1 Engine, 155hp, 350ci Turbo-Fire V8 31,569 54.00
M20 Transmission, 4-speed wide range8,681 219.00
M40 Transmission, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic 126,518 235.00
N33 Tilt Steering Column31,418 49.00
N65 Spare Tire, space saver169 14.10
PE1 Wheels, turbine-style 3,601 110.50
P01 Wheel Covers, bright metal29,594 30.00
QBT Tires, FR78x14 belted radial white letter18,865 46.00
QDW Tires, FR78x14 belted radial white stripe97,076 33.00
QEG Tires, FR78x14 belted blackwall2,499-105.90
QEH Tires, E78x14 belted white stripe 13,839 -74.90
QLQE60x14 white letter tires909
UA1 Battery, heavy duty 7,512 15.00
UM1 Radio, AM with stereo tape 3,834 199.00
UM2 Radio, AM-FM with stereo tape 2,060 363.00
U05 Horns, dual 18,709 4.00
U14 Special Instrumentation 9,854 88.00
U35Clock 18,228 17.00
U58Radio, AM-FM stereo8,167 233.00
U63Radio, AM77,993 69.00
U69Radio, AM-FM 26,025 135.00
U80Speaker, rear seat40,292 19.00
V01Radiator, heavy duty13,133 15.00
V30Bumper Guards, front and rear15,308 34.00
YF5Emission Equipment, required for California 11,604 45.00
ZJ7 Rally Wheels 63,026 46.00
ZJ9 Auxiliary Lighting 21,380 22.50
Z08 Sports Decor 6,728 42.00
Z21 Style Trim Group66,541 55.00
Z28Special Performance Package (I SMELL TRIVIA)ONE
Z54Interior Decor and Quiet Sound Package15,941 35.00
Z85Rally Sport Package7,000 238.00
Z86Suspension, gymkhana3,711112.00

1975 Colors
Paint CodeExteriorVinyl Top Interiors
11 Antique White B-Bk-Br-Dr-G-R-Ss-W Bk-Bkr-Dr-Gs-S-Ss-Wbk-Wr
13 Silver B-Bk-Dr-Sv-W Bk-Dr-Wbk
15 Light Gray Bk-Dr-W Bk-Dr-Gs-S-Wbk
26 Bright Blue B-Bk-Sv-W Bk-Wbk
29 Midnight Blue B-Bk-Sv-W Bk-Gs-Wbk
44 Med. Green BK-G-W Bk-Wbk
49 Dark Green Bk-G-Ss-W Bk-Gs-S-Ss-Wbk
50 Cream Beige Bk-Ss-W Bk-S-Ss-Wbk
51 Bright Yellow Bk-W Bk-Gs-Wbk
55 Sandstone Bk-Ss-W Bk-S-Ss-Wbk
58 Dark Sandstone Bk-Ss-W Bk-c-Ss-Wbk
63 Light Saddle Bk-Br-W Bk-S-Wbk
64 Med. Orange Bk-Br-W Bk-Gs-S-Ss-Wbk
74 Dark Red Bk-Dr-Sv-W Bk-Gs-Dr-Wbk
75 Light Red BK-R-W Bk-Bkr-S-Ss-Wbk-Wr

1975 Vinyl Top Code
A = White, B = Black, D = Medium Blue, E = Cream-Beige, F = Brown, G = Medium Green, H = Dark Red, L = Russet, R = Saddle, W = Silver Taupe

Interior Codes:
16D = Gs/kc/LT, 19C = Bk/c/SC, Bkr/c/SC, 19V = Bk/v/SC, Bkr/v/SC, Bkw/c/SC, 55C = Ss/c/SC, 55D = Ss/kc/LT, 55V = Ss/v/SC, 55W = Ss/kv/LT, 63D = S/kc/LT, 63V = C/v/SC, 63W = S/kv/LT, 73D = Dr/kc/LT, 91V = Wbk/v/SC, Wr/v/SC.

Abbreviations:
B = Blue, Bk = Black, Bkr = Black seats with red carpet, Br = Brown, c = cloth, Dr = Dark Red, G = Green, Gs = Graystone, kc = knit cloth, kv = knit vinyl, LT = Type LT, R = Red, S = Saddle, SC = Sport Coupe, Ss = Sandstone, Sv = Silver, v = vinyl, W = White, Wbk = White seats with black carpet, Wr = White seats with red carpet.

1975 Spotters Guide & New Features


1975 Camaro RPO Breakouts & Model Specifics

Spring Information

1975 Z21 Style Trim - Includes body colored insert on door handles; bright roof drip, lock pillar, upper fender, hood panel and belt mouldings plus bright accented parking lights.

1975 Z54 Interior Decor/Quiet Sound - Includes glove compartment light and additional instrument cluster lighting; woodgrain accents on instrument cluster; special engine compartment, hood and interior insulation (Standard with Type LT)

1975 Z85 Rally Sport - Includes low-gloss black treatment of hood, header panel, grill, headlamp bezels, top of fenders, front part of roof, upper portion of doors, rear end panel and license plate opening. Tri-color decal separates black paint from body color. Tri-color rally sport decals on fenders and deck lid. Not available w/vinyl roof.

1975 Z86 gymkhana suspension - Includes 15x7" wheels with bright lugnuts, special center caps and trim rings, E60x15 white letter tires, special front and rear swaybars, shocks and steering gear. V8 engine required. (sounds like an alternative to what was formerly available with Z28, and/or some positioning between future suspension packages - Z86, FE8 or F41... They apparently went with F41 and junked this package - Gymkhana??)

1975 Type LT -

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