1977 Camaro Data

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1977 Camaro Production: 31,389 6-cyl, 187,464 V8, 218,853 total.
Dealer Introduction: 9/30/76

Vehicle Identification Example: 1Q87D7N529055
* Second digit is model level: Q = Sport Coupe and Z28 Sport Coupe S = Type LT
* Fifth digit is engine code: D = 250ci, L = 350ci, U = 305ci
* Sixth digit is model year: 7 = 1977
* 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: 3663

1977 Engines
CIDConfigBore & StrokeBHP @ RPMTorque @ rpm CompCarb.
L-22250* L-63.875 x 3.53 90 @ 3600* 180 @ 1600* 8.3:1 1V
L-22250 L-6 3.875 x 3.53110 @ 3800 195 @ 1600 8.3:1 1V
LG-3305* V-8 3.736 x 3.48135 @ 3800* 240 @ 2000* 8.5:1 2V
LG-3305V-8 3.736 x 3.48145 @ 3800 245 @ 2400 8.5:1 2V
LM-1350* V-8 4.00 x 3.48160 @ 3800* 260 @ 2400* 8.5:1 4V
LM-1350 V-8 4.00 x 3.48170 @ 3800 270 @ 2400 8.5:1 4V
Z-28350 V-8 4.00 x 3.48185 @ 4D00 280 @ 2400 8.5:1 4V

* denotes California rating.

Engine Suffix Codes
CCA: 250ci, at, uu CKM: 350ci, at CPC: 305ci, at, ce
CCC: 250ci, at, ce CKR: 350ci, at, ce, uu CPY: 305ci, at
CCD: 250ci, mtCKS: 350ci, mtC2K: 305ci, ex
CCF: 250ci, atCLU: 350ciC2L: 305ci, ex
CHZ: 350ci, uuCLX: 350ciC2M: 305ci, ex
CJA: 250ci, mt, ceCPA: 305ci,mtC8Y: 250ci,
CKH: 350ci, at

Abbreviations: at = Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission, ce = califomia emission controls, ci = cubic inch, ex = export, mt = manual transmission, uu = uncertain usage.

1977 Camaro Drivetrains
    L-22 LG-3 LM-1 Z-28
    250 305 350 350
3-spd.manual 1 3.11:1 3.11:1 3.11:1 3.11:1
transmission 2 1.84:1 1.84:1 1 84:1 1.84:1
ratios 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1
  R 3.22:1 3.22:1 3.22:1 3.22:1
           
Clutch diam., in.   9.12 10.34 10.34 10.34
           
Axle ratios S 2.73:1a 2.73:1 2.73:1 2.73:1
    L-22 LG-3 LM-1 Z-28
    250 305 350 350
4-spd.manual 1 N.o. N.o. 2.85:1 2.64:1b
transmission 2 N.o. N.o. 2,02:1 1.75:1
ratios 3 N.o. N.o. 1.35:1 1.34:1
  4 N.o. N.o. 1.00:1 1.00:1
  R N.o. N.o. 2.85:1 2.55:1
           
Clutch diam., in.   N.o. N.o. 10.34 10.34
           
Axle ratios S N.o. N.o. 3.73:1 3.73:1
    L-22 LG-3 LM-1 Z-28
    250 305 350 350
Turbo Hydra- 1 2.52:1 2.52:1 2.52:1 2.52:1
matic 2 1.52:1 1.52:1 1.52:1 1.52:1
transmission 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1
ratios R 1.94:1 1.94:1 1.94:1 1.94:1
           
Axle ratios S 2.73:1 2.56:1 2.56:1 3.42:1
  E --   --
  P 3.08:1 -- 3.08:1 --

Note: No manual transmissions available in California for 1977.
a = Ratio was 3.08:1 with air conditioning
b = LM-1 4-speed also available in Z-28 in 49 States.


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

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

1977 Factory Options
RPO DescriptionQty Retail
1FQ87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-cylinder131,717 $4,113.45
1FS87 Camaro Type LT Coupe, 6-cylinder 72,787 4,478.45
1FQ87 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe, 8-cylinder 14,349 5,170.06
AK1Belts, color-keyed seat and shoulder 64,923 19.00
AN6Adjustable Seat Back, driver side12,528 20.00
AU3Power Door Locks20,173 68.00
A01Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows181,982 50.00
A31Power Windows31,028 108.00
B37 Floor Mats, color-keyed front and rear 86,144 16.00
B80 Molding, roof drip66,021 17.00
B94 Moldings, body side133,738 40.00
B93 Moldings, door edge 59,100 8.00
- Vinyl Roof Cover18,555 96.00
CD4 Windshield Wipers, intermittent16,190 30.00
C50 Defroster, rear window 73,242 48.00
C60 Air Conditioning144,767 507.00
D35 Mirrors, sport right and left remote exterior 109,520 30.00
D55 Console207,92675.00
D80 Spoilers, front and rear 46,103 87.00
F41 Suspension, sport27,079 36.00
G80 Positraction, rear axle18,095 54.00
G92 Rear Axle, high altitude 750 14.00
J50 Power Brakes 193,889 61.00
K30 Speed Control, cruise master 25,100 80.00
LG3 Engine, 305ci, 145hp V8 (135hp in California) 147,173 120.00
LM1 Engine, 350ci, 170hp V8 (160hp in California) 40,291 210.00
M20 Transmission, 4-speed wide range 8,423 252.00
M21 Transmission, 4-speed close ratio (Z28 only) 5,114 nc
M40 Transmission, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic 196,506 282.00
NA6 Emission Equipment, high altitude 4,374 22.00
N33 Tilt Steering Column 77,491 57.00
N65 Spare Tire, space saver 22,643 nc
PE1 Wheels, custom-style 20,015 125.00
P01 Wheel Covers, bright metal 21,444 33.00
QBT Tires, FR78x14 belted radial white letter 34,928 55.00
QDW Tires, FR78x14 belted radial white stripe 142,141 41.00
QEG Tires, E78x14 belted blackwall 2,511 -107.10
QEH Tires, E78x14 belted white stripe 11,656 -11.10
UA1 Battery, heavy-duty 14,607 17.00
UM1 Radio, AM with stereo tape 12,881 209.00
UM2 Radio, AM-FM with stereo tape 17,353 324.00
U05 Horns, dual 16,653 6.00
U14 Special Instrumentation 12,877 99.00
U35 Clock 26,340 19.00
U58 Radio, AM-FM stereo 21,128 226.00
U63 Radio, AM 69,795 72.00
U69 Radio, AM-FM 33,166 137.00
U76 Antenna, windshield type 58,293 17.00
U80 Speaker, rear seat 27,430 23.00
V01 Radiator, heavy-duty 17,720 29.00
V30 Bumper Guards, front and rear 49,576 39.00
YF5 Emission Equipment, required for California 24,088 70.00
ZJ7 Rally Wheels87,481 65.00
ZJ9 Auxiliary Lighting42,837 32.00
Z21Style Trim Group93,706 61.00
Z54Interior Decor and Quiet Sound Package 25,328 57.00
Z85Rally Sport Package17,026 281.00

1977 Colors
Paint CodeExteriorQty Interiors
11 Antique White 20,347 B-Bk-Bu-Bubk-F-Fbk-Wa-Wb-Wbk-Wf-Ws
13 Silver 27,450 Bk-F-VVbk
19 Black 17,472 B-Bk-Bu-Bubk-F-Fbk-Wa-VVbk-Wf-Ws
22 Light Blue 22,087 B-Bk-Wb-VVbk
29 Dark Blue 15,394 B-Bk-Wb-Wbk
36Firethorn25,743 Bk-Bu-Bubk-F-Fbk-Wbk-Wf
38Aqua10,206Bk-Bu-Bubk-Wa-Wbk
44Medium Green3,716 Bk-Bu-Bubk-Wbk
51Bright Yellow11,083 Bk-Wbk
61Light Buckskin9,422 Bk-Bu-Bubk-F-Fbk-Wbk-Ws
63 Buckskin Met. 11,802 Bk-Bu-Bubk-Wbk-Ws
69Brown19,785 Bu-Bubk-Wbk-Ws
75Light Red11,598 Bk-Bu-Bubk-F-Fbk-Wbk-Wf
78Orange12,451Bk-Bu-Bubk-Wbk

1977 Vinyl Top Code
11T = White, 13T = Silver, 19T = Black, 22T = Light Blue, 36T = Firethorn, 44T = Medium Green, 61T = Light Buckskin

Interior Codes:
02N = Wbk/v/LT, 02R = Wbk/v/SC, 03N = Wa/v/LT, 03R = Wa/v/SC, 06N = Ws/v/LT, 06R = Ws/v/SC, 07N = Wf/v/LT, 07R = Wf/v/SC, 11N = Wbk/v/LT, 11R = Wbk/v/SC, 19N = Bk/v/LT, 19R = Bk/v/SC, 24C = B/c/LT, 24N = B/v/LT, 62B = Bubk/c/SC, 62C = Bubk/c/LT, 62N = Bubk/v/LT, 62R = Bubk/v/SC, 64B = Bu/c/SC, 64C = Bu/c/LT, 64N = Bu/v/LT, 64R = Bu/v/SC, 71B = F/c/SC, 71C = F/c/LT, 71R = F/v/SC, 72B = Fbk/c/SC, 72C = Fbk/c/LT, 72R = Fbk/v/SC.

Abbreviations:
B = Blue, Bk = Black, Bu = Buckskin, Bubk = Buckskin seats with black dash & carpet, c = cloth, F = Firethorn, Fbk = Firethorn seats with black dash & carpet, LT = Type LT, SC = Sport Coupe, v = vinyl, Wa = White seats with aqua dash & carpet, Wb = White seats with blue dash & carpet, Wbk = White seats with black dash & carpet, Wf = White seats with firethorn dash & carpet, Ws = White seats with saddle dash & carpet.

1977 Spotters Guide & New Features
The Z28 returns in mid-year. It's now marketted as a handling package, since power output is nowhere close to earlier Z28s.

1977 Camaro RPO Breakouts

1977 Z21 Style Trim - Includes body colored insert on door handles, bright window, body, sill and hood panel mouldings plus bright accented parking lights, taillights and backup lights.

1977 Z28 Special Performance Package -
Engine: Hydraulic-cam 350 delivered 185 bhp and 280 ft./lb. torque. Cast-iron crank. 2-bolt mains. Cam timing: 280 degree intake, 288 exhaust, 58-degree overlap, 0.410 inch lift. No mufflers but twin pipes with catalytic converters and resonators. Rochester 4-barrel carb.
Transmission: 4-speed Borg-Warner T-10, aluminum case, Inland or Hurst shifter, 2.54:1 low (not available in California). Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 optional, mandatory in California.
Clutch: 11 inch diameter.
Rear Axle: Ratios were 3.42 for Turbo Hydra-Matic and 3.73 for 4-speed; no options
Brakes: Identical to 1974 models.
Front Suspension: Spring rates revised: 365 lb./in. instead of 300 previously. Stabilizer now 1.2 inch instead of 1.0.
Rear Suspension: Springs 127 lb./in. for 1977 instead of 89-99 lb./in. for 1974. Rear stabilizer 0.55 instead of previous 0.69 inch. Higher durometer shackle rubber bushings with revised rear shackles. Revalved shocks.
Steering: Power assist standard, ratio now straight 13.02:1 overall instead of 1974's 14.3:1.
Wheels & Tires: 15 x 7 rims, Goodyear GR70-15 steel-belted radials standard.
Other Options, equipment, facts: The revived Z-28 became a handling & appearance package for 1977 as opposed to a power package. Space-Saver spare standard. Specific decals on hood, front fenders, front and rear spoilers, wheel houses, rocker panels. and door-handle inserts.
Total Production: 14,349 (or

1977 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)

1977 Z85 Rally Sport Package -

1977 Type LT -

Last updated: 12/31/1997
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