1980 Camaro Data

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1980 Camaro Production: 51,104 V6, 100,901 V8, 152,005 total.
Dealer Introduction: 10/11/79

Vehicle Identification Example: lP87LAN547484
* Second digit is model level: P = Sport, Rally Sport, Z28 Coupe, S = Berlinetta
* Fifth digit is engine code: A = 231ci V6, H = 305ci V8, J = 267ci V8, K = 229ci V6, L = 350ci V8.
* Sixth digit is model year: A = 1980
* 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: 197.6 inchesHeight: 49.2 inches Weight: 3550 (V-8 coupe,mt)Width: 74.5 inches Wheelbase: 108.0 inches

1980 Engines
CID Config Bore & StrokeBHP @ RPMTorque @ rpm Comp Carb.
LC-3229 V-6 3.74 x 3.48 115 @ 4000 175 @ 2000 8.6:1 2V
LD-5*231 V-6 3.80 x 3.40110 @ 3800 190 @ 1600 8.0:1 2V
L-39267 V-8 3.50 x 3.48120 @ 3600 215 @ 2000 8.3:1 2V
LG4 305 V-8 3.74 x 3.48155 @ 4000 240 @ 1600 8.6:1 4V
LG-4*305 V-8 3.74 x 3.48155 @ 4000 230 @ 2400 8.6:1 4V
LG4/Z28305 V-8 3.74 x 3.48165 @ 4000 245 @ 2400 8.6:1 4V
LM1/Z28350 V-8 4.00 x 3.48190 @ 4200 280 @ 2400 8.2:1 4V

* California only

Engine Codes
C8X: 267ci V8, at CEU: 350ci V8, mt CRA: 229ci V6, mt
CEJ: 305ci V8, at CHA: 350ci V8, at CRC: 229ci V6, at
CEL: 305ci V8, at, ce CML: 305ci V8, at, uu D9B: 305ci V8, uu
CEM: 305ci V8, at, ceCPD: 267ci V8, at ON: 231ci V6, at
CET: 305ci V8, mt

Abbreviations: at = automatic transmission, ce = california emission controls, ci = cubic inch, mt = manual transmission, uu = uncertain usage.

1980 Camaro Drivetrains
    LC-3 LG-4 LM-1
    229 305 350
3-and 4-speed 1 3.50:1 2.85:1 3.42:1
manual 2 1.89:1 2.02:1 2.28:1
transmission 3 1.00:1 1.35:1 1.45:1
ratios 4 -- 1.00:1 1.00:1
  R 3.62:1 2.85:1 3.51:1
         
Clutch diam., in.   10.34 10.34 10.34
         
Axle ratios S 2.73:1 3.08:1 3.08:1
             
    LC-3 LD-5 L-39 LG4 LM-1
    229 231 267 305 350
    THM-200 THM-350 THM-350 THM-350 THM-350
Turbo Hydramatic 1 2.74:1 2.52:1 2.52:1 2.52:1 2.52:1
transmission 2 1.57:1 1.52:1 1.52:1 1.52:1 1.52:1
ratios 3 1.00:1 1.00:1 1 00:1 1.00:1 1.00:1
  R 2.07:1 1.93:1 1.93:1 1.93:1 1.93:1
             
Axle ratios S 2.56:1 2.73:1 3.08:1 3.42:1 3.42:1
  P -- -- -- 3.08:1 --

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

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

1980 Factory Options
RPODescriptionQty Retail
1FQ87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-cylinder 68,174 $5,498.60
1FQ87 Camaro Rally Sport Coupe, 8-cylinder12,0155,915.60
1FS87 Camaro Berlinetta Coupe, 6-cylinder 26,679 6,261.60
1FQ87 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe, 8-cylinder 45,137 7,121.32
AN6 Adjustable Seat Back, driver side 14,605 25.00
AU3 Power Door Locks 27,484 93.00
A01 Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows 130,570 68.00
A31 Power Windows 44,716 143.00
B37 Floor Mats, color-keyed front and rear 81,824 25.00
B80 Molding, roof drip 73,349 26.00
B84 Moldings, body side 56,742 46.00
B93 Moldings, door edge 42,194 14.00
CC1 Roof Panels, removable glass 24,816 695.00
CD4 Windshield Wipers, intermiftent 34,285 41.00
C49 Defogger, rear window 78,113 107.00
C60 Air Conditioning 107,175 566.00
D35 Mirrors, sport right and left remote exterior 63,572 46.00
D80 Spoiler, rear 29,820 62.00
F41 Suspension, sport 12,721 44.00
G80 Rear Axle, limited slip 17,655 68.00
G92 Rear Axle, performance ratio 2,228 19.00
J50 Power Brakes (included with Z28) 94,250 81.00
K30 Speed Control, cruise master 38,089 112.00
LG4 Engine, 305ci, 155hp V8 47,580 295.00
LM1 Engine, 350ci, 190hp V8 (included with Z28) 41,825 nc
L39 Engine, 267ci, 120hp V8 11,400 180.00
MM4 Transmission, 4-speed wide range 12,237 144.00
MX1 Transmission, automatic132,625358.00
N30 Tilt Steering Column79,514 81.00
N65 Spare Tire, stowaway36,799 nc
N90 Wheels, aluminum26,177 337.00
PE1 Wheels, custom-style3,056153.00
P01 Wheel Covers, bright metal5,842 46.00
QJY Tires, P205/75R14 radial white stripe81,240 63.00
QKL Tires, P205/75R14 radial white letter21,218 81.00
TR9Lighting, auxiliary46,486 40.00
UA1Battery, heavy-duty29,163 21.00
UM1Radio, AM with stereo tape1,746 249.00
UM2Radio, AM-FM with stereo tape18,196 272.00
UN3 Radio, AM-FM with stereo cassette15,396 285.00
UP5 Radio, AM-FM with CB and power antenna 49 473.00
UP6 Radio, AM-FM stereo CB and power antenna 491 525.00
UY8 Radio, AM-FM stereo with clock 307353.00
U05 Horns, dual22,339 10.00
U14 Special Instrumentation9,209 120.00
U35 Clock 9,513 25.00
U58 Radio, AM-FM stereo21,731 192.00
U63 Radio, AM37,388 97.00
U69 Radio, AM-FM15,400 153.00
U75 Antenna, power 9,343 51.00
U76 Antenna, windshield type 31,560 27.00
U80 Speaker, rear seat11,936 20.00
V08 Cooling, heavy-duty7,343 63.00
YF5Emission Equipment, required for California 12,119 250.00
ZJ7 Rally Wheels55,232 100.00
Z21Style Trim Group59,016 78.00
Z54Interior Decor and Quiet Sound Package 13,72968.00

1980 Colors
Paint CodeExteriorQty Interiors
11 White 16,090 B-Bk-C-O-T
15 Silver 14,420 B-Bk-C-O
19Black 16,291 B-Bk-C-O-T
24Bright Blue 16,013 B-Bk-O
29Dark Blue17,399 B-Bk-C-O-T
40Lime Green1,258 Bk-O
51Bright Yellow3,174 BK-O-T
57Gold9,431BK-C-T
67Dark Brown10,726 BK-O-T
72Red7,795 Bk-C-O-T
76Dark Claret8,507 Bk-C-O-T
79Red Orange4,374 BK-O-T
80Bronze12,089BK-O-T
84Charcoal14,437 Bk-C-O-T

1980 Vinyl Top Code
11T = White, 19T = Black, 21T = Light Blue, 44T = Dark Green, 63T = Carmel, 76T = Dark Claret, 85T = Gray

Interior Codes:
12C = O/c/Dlx, 12R = O/v/Std, 19C = Blk/c/Dlx, 19R = Blk/v/Std, 26B = B/c/Std, 26C = B/c/Dlx, 26N = B/v/Dlx, 26R = B/v/Std, 62B = T/c/Std, 62C = T/c/Dlx, 62N = T/v/Dlx, 62R = T/v/Std, 74C = C/c/Dlx, 74N = C/v/Dlx, 74R = C/v/Std.

Abbreviations: B = Blue, Bk = Black, C = Carmine, c = cloth, Dlx = deluxe interior, O = Oyster, Std = standard interior, T = Tan, v = vinyl.

1980 Spotters Guide & New Features


1980 Camaro RPO Breakouts & Model Specifics

1980 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.

1980 Z28 Special Performance Package -
Engine: 350 V-8 upped to 190 bhp, most powerful since 1974. In California only, the 165-bhp 305 is standard for the first time.
Transmission: New four-speed for non-California Z's had 3.42:1 low. THM-400 replaced by THM-350 this year.
Clutch: 10.34-inch, down from previous 11-incher.
Rear Axle. Brakes & Steering: Unchanged from 1979.
Suspension: Front stabilizer bar now 1.125 inch diameter, with 0.625-inch rear bar.
Wheels & Tires: Standard Z-28 tires were P225/70R-15 on 15 x 7 wheels.
Other Options, equipment, facts: Graphics revised to 3-bar, 3-hue design, with raised functional hood scoop and non-louvered air outlets on front fenders. Alloy N-90 wheels available in silver, gold, and black, keyed to body colors.
Total Production:45,137

1980 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 Berlinetta)

1980 Rally Sport Model - Two tone paint scheme, includes "upper color" 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 upper color from body color. Tri-color rally sport decals on fenders and deck lid. Includes D80 rear spoiler. Rally Wheels (std), or PE1 custom styled wheels, or N90 color-keyed aluminum wheels. Not available w/vinyl roof, not combinable with Z28 or Berlinetta model.
Available lower body color choices were: Lt. Blue, Beige, Red, Silver, White & Bright Yellow.

1980 Berlinetta - Includes bright upper and lower grille, bright windshield and rear window moldings, dual pin stripe treatment, body color sport mirrors, argent applique on rear panel, specific trim and either wire wheel covers (standard) or color-keyed aluminum wheels (optional).

Last updated: 12/29/1997
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