1976 Camaro Data

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1976 Camaro Production: 38,047 6-cyl, 144,912 V8, 182,959 total.
Dealer Introduction: 10/2/75

Vehicle Identification Example: 1Q87L6N500001
* Second digit is model level: Q = Sport Coupe, S = Type LT Coupe
* Fifth digit is engine code: D = 250ci 105hp, L = 350ci 165hp, Q = 305ci 140hp
* Sixth digit is model year: 6 = 1976
* Seventh digit is N for Norwood assembly, L for Van Nuys.
* Last six digits increased one with each car built at each plant.

Dimensions
Length: 195.4 inchesHeight:49.1 inchesWidth: 74.4 inches Wheelbase: 108.0 inches Weight: 3679

1976 Engines
CIDConfigBore & StrokeBHP @ RPMTorque @ rpm Comp Carb.
L-22250L-63.875 x 3.53 105 @ 3800185 @ 1200 8.25:1 1V
LG-3305V-83.736 x 3.48 140 @ 3800245 @ 2000 8.5:12V
LM-1350V-84.00 x 3.48165 @ 3800 260 @ 24008.5:14V

Engine Codes
CCC: 250ci, at, ceCHU: 350ci, atCPB: 305ci, at, tb
CCD: 250ci, ceCHW: 350ciCPC: 305ci, tb
CCF: 250ci, atCKZ: 350ci, lpCPJ: 305ci, at, ce, tb
CCL: 250ci, lpCMB: 350ci7X: 350ci
CCJ: 250ci, lpCPA: 305ci, mt, tb CHT: 350ci, mt
CML: 350ci, at, ce 9M: 305ci, tb 9W: 305ci, tb

Abbreviations: at = Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, ce = california emision controls, ci = cubic inch, lp = late production, mt = manual transmission, tb = two barrel carburetor.

1976 Camaro Drivetrains
   Base LG-3 LM-1
   250 305 350
3-and 4-spd. 1 3.11:1 3.11:1 2.85:1a
manual 2 1.84:1 1.84:1 2.02:1
transmission 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.35:1
ratios 4 -- -- 1.00:1
  R 3.22:1 3.22:1 2.85:1
         
Clutch diam., in.   9.12 10.34 10.34
         
Axle ratios S 2 73:1 2.73:1 3.08:1
  E --   --
  P 3.08:1 3.08:1 --
         
    Base LG-3 LM-1
    250 305 350
Turbo Hydramatic 1 2.52:1 2.52:1 2.52:1
transmission 2 1.52:1 1.52:1 1.52:1
ratios 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1
R 1.94:1 1.94:1 1.94:1
         
Axle ratios S 2.73:1 2.73:1 2.73:1
  E -- -- --
  P 3.08:1 3.08:1 3.08:1

Note: No manual transmissions available in California for 1976
a = Standard transmission for LM-1 is same 3-speed as for LG-3.


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

Rear Axle Codes
PA2.73:1  PU2.73:1 Locking
PC3.08:1  PW3.08:1 Locking

1976 Factory Options
RPODescriptionQtyRetail
1FQ87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-cylinder38,047 $3,762.35
1FQ87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 8-cylinder92,491 3,927.35
1FS87Camaro Type LT Coupe, 8-cylinder52,4214,320.35
AK1Belts, color-keyed seat and shoulder35,517 17.00
AN6Adjustable Seat Back, driver side10,015 19.00
AU3Power Door Locks13,876 62.00
A01Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows143,67646.00
A02Tinted windshield3,235
A31Power Windows 18,949 99.00
B37 Floor Mats, color-keyed front and rear 58,564 15.00
B49 Carpet, deluxe front and rear 2,304 32.00
B80 Molding, roof drip 37,954 16.00
B84 Moldings, body side101,018 38.00
B93 Guards, door edge45,706 7.00
- Vinyl Roof Cover 24,802 96.00
C24 Windshield Wipers, hide-a-way 42,243 22.00
C50 Defroster, rear window 56,247 43.00
C60 Air Conditioning 101,901 479.00
D35 Mirrors, sport right and left remote exterior 101,515 27.00
D55 Console170,095 71.00
D80 Spoilers, front and rear37,605 81.00
F41 Suspension, sport20,211 32.00
G80 Positraction, rear axle12,824 51.00
G92 Rear Axle, high altitude 1,851 13.00
J50 Power Brakes 22,837 58.00
K05Engine block heater3,494
K30 Speed Control, cruise master990 73.00
LM1 Engine, 350ci, 165hp Turbo-Fire V856,710 85.00
M20 Transmission, 4-speed wide range11,396 242.00
M40 Transmission, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic160,145 260.00
N33 Tilt Steering Column 46,705 52.00
N65 Spare Tire, space saver8,026 15.11
PE1 Wheels, turbine-style 14,090 116.00
P01 Wheel Covers, bright metal26,692 30.00
QBT Tires, FR78x14 belted radial white letter14,655 49.00
QDW Tires, FR78x14 belted radial white stripe 119,751 35.00
QEG Tires, E78x14 belted blackwall 3,044 -105.75
QEH Tires, E78x14 belted white stripe 13,352 -72.75
UA1 Battery, heavy-duty 10,667 16.00
UM1 Radio, AM with stereo tape 12,860 209.00
UM2 Radio, AM-FM with stereo tape 12,351 324.00
U05 Horns, dual 15,921 6.00
U14 Special Instrumentation13,268 92.00
U35 Clock 22,088 18.00
U58 Radio, AM-FM stereo 13,868 226.00
U63 Radio, AM69,587 75.00
U69 Radio, AM-FM 32,008 137.00
U76 Antenna, windshield type 34,111 16.00
U80 Speaker, rear seat 25,824 21.00
V01 Radiator, heavy-duty 12,974 27.00
V30 Bumper Guards, front and rear 29,087 36.00
YF5 Emission Equipment, required for California 14,038 50.00
ZJ7 Rally Wheels78,311 60.00
ZJ9 Auxiliary Lighting 31,427 30.00
Z21 Style Trim Group73,010 58.00
Z54Interior Decor and Quiet Sound Package 18,218 53.00
Z85 Rally Sport Package15,855 260.00

1976 Colors
Paint CodeExteriorQty Interiors
11Antique White17,558 B-Bk-Bu-F-Wb-Wbk-Wf-Wg
13Silver 26,418 B-Bk-Bu-F-Wb-Wbk-Wf-Wg
19Black 9,676 B-Bk-Bu-F-Wb-Wbk-Wf-Wg
28Light Blue 19,868 B-Bk-Wb-Wbk
35Dark Blue16,898 B-Bk-Bu-Wb-Wbk
36 Firethorn28,002 Bk-Bu-F-Wbk-Wf
37 Mahogany11,321 Bk-Bu-F-Wbk-Wf
40 Lime Green6,568 Bk-Bu-Wbk-Wg
49 Dark Green3,984 Bk-Bu-Wbk-Wg
50 Cream 6,669 B-Bk-Bu-F-Wb-Wbk-Wf
51 Bright Yellow 12,892 Bk-Bu-Wbk
65 Buckskin3,620 Bk-Bu-F-Wbk-Wf
67 Medium Saddle 7,936 Bk-Bu-Wbk
78 Medium Orange 10,925 Bk-Bu-Wbk

1976 Vinyl Top Code
11T = White, 13T = Silver, 19T = Black, 35T = Dark Blue, 36T = Firethorn, 37T = Mahogany, 65T = Light Buckskin

Interior Codes:
02M = Wb/v/SC, 02N = Wb/kv/LT, 03M = Wg/v/SC, 03N = Wg/kv/LT, 07M = Wf/v/SC, 07N = Wf/kv/LT, 11M = Wbk/v/SC, 11N = Wbk/kv/LT, 19B = Bk/c/SC, 19C = Bk/kc/LT, 19M = Bk/v/SC, 19N = Bk/kv/LT, 26C = B/kc/LT, 64M = Bu/v/SC, 64N = Bu/kv/LT, 71B = F/c/SC, 71C = F/kc/LT, 71M = F/v/SC.

Abbreviations:
B = Blue, Bk = Black, Bu = Buckskin, c = sport cloth, F = Firethorn, kc = knit cloth, kv = knit vinyl, LT = Type LT, SC = Sport Coupe, v = vinyl, Wb = White seats with blue dash and carpet, Wbk = White seats with black dash and carpet, Wf = White seats with firethorn dash and carpet, Wg = White seats with green dash and carpet.

1976 Spotters Guide & New Features

1976 Camaro RPO Breakouts

Spring Information

1976 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.

1976 Z54 Interior Decor/Quiet Sound - Includes glove compartment light and additional instrument cluster lighting; simulated leather accents on instrument cluster; special engine compartment, hood and interior insulation (Standard with Type LT)

1976 Z85 Rally Sport Package - 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.

1976 Type LT -

Last updated: 12/29/1997
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