1988 Camaro Data

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1988 Camaro
Production: 42,820 V6, 53,455 V8, 96,275 total.

VIN Example:1G1FP21SXJL100001 thru 1G1FP21SXJL196275
* Fifth digit is model level: P=Camaro (all models).
* Sixth digit is body style: 2=Hatchback Coupe, 3=Convertible.
* Eighth digit is engine code: E=305ci V8 (L03) F=305ci V8 (LB9) S=173ci V6 (LB8) 8=350ci V8 (B2L or L98)
* Ninth digit is a check digit and varies.
* Tenth digit is model year: J=1988.
* Eleventh digit is assembly plant code: L=Van Nuys
* Last six digits increased one for each car built.

Dimensions
Length: 192.0 inchesHeight: 50.3 inches Width: 72.8 inches Wheelbase: 101.0 inches

1988 Power Teams
RPOConfigBhp @ rpm Torque @ rpm InductionC/R CID/litersApplications
LB8Ohv V6135 @ 4900 160 @ 3900MFI8.9:1173/2.8SC*
L03Ohv V8170 @ 4000 255 @ 2400TBI9.3:1305/5.0SC, IZ*
LB9Ohv V8195 @ 4000 295 @ 2800TPI9.3:1305/5.0IZ (w/a/t)
LB9Ohv V8220 @ 4400 290 @ 3200TPI9.3:1305/5.0IZ (w/man trans)
L98Ohv V8230 @ 4400 330 @ 3200TPI9.3:1350/5.7IZ (auto only)

* = base engine; TBI = throttle-body injection; TPI = tuned-port injection; MFI = multi-port fuel injection; SC = Sport Coupe; IZ = IROC Z-28.

Axle and Transmission Availability
Engine RPO:LB8L03LB9LB9L98
Clutch dia, In. 9.12 10.00 N.o. 10.34 N.o.
Manual Trans Ratios
1st 4.03 2.95 N.o. 2.95 N.o.
2nd 2.37 1.94 N.o. 1.94 N.o.
3rd 1.50 1.34 N.o. 1.34 N.o.
4th 100 1.00 N.o. 1.00 N.o.
5th 0.76 0.63 N.o. 0.73 N.o.
Rev 3.76 2.76 N.o. 2.76 N.o.
Std. axle Ratio3.423.08 N.o. 3.08 N.o.
Opt. axle (G92) - - N.o. 3.45+ N.o.
Automatic Transmissions700-R4700-R4700-R4N.O.700-R4
1st 3.06 3.06 3.06 N.o. 3.06
2nd 1.63 1.63 1.63 N.o. 1.63
3rd 1.00 1.00 1.00 N.o. 1.00
4th 0.70 0.70 0.70 N.o. 0.70
Rev 2.29 2.29 2.29 N.o. 2.29
Torque Conv. dia, in.9.65 11.75 11.75 N.o. 11.75
Std. axle ratio 3.42 2.73 2.73 N.o. 2.77+
Opt. axle (G92) - - 3.23 N.o. 3.27+

+Borg-Warner rear axle

Engine Codes
CBL: 173ciCHA: 305ci, mtCJB: 305ci, mt
CBM: 173ciCHB: 305ci, atCJC: 305ci, at
CFA: 173ciCHC: 305ci, atCUA: 350ci, at
CFB: 173ciCHP: 305ci, mt

Abbreviations: at = automatic transmission, ci = cubic inch, mt = manual transmission

Transmission Codes
5 Speed Manual - Warner Gear
Chevy #RPO
10079857 MB1
10079855 MK6
10079856 M39
700-R4 Automatic.
CIDCommentsCode
173MD8 YX
305MD8 YP
305MD8 YW
305MD8 YZ
350MD8 YM

Rear Axle Codes
4ET2.77:1 6HF3.08:1 6HT2.73:1
4EU3.27:1 6HK3.08:1 7EW2.73:1
4EW3.45:1 6HL2.77:1 8EU3.08:1
6HB3.08:1 6HP3.27:1 8EW3.23:1
6HE2.73:1 6HQ3.45:1

1988 Factory Options
RPODescriptionQty Retail
1FP87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-cylinder66,605 10,995.00
1FP87 Camaro Sport Coupe Convertible, 8-cylinder1,859 16,255.00
1FP87 Camaro IROC-Z Coupe, 8-cylinder24,050 13,490.00
1FP87 Camaro IROC-Z Convertible, 8-cylinder3,761 18,015.00
AG9 Power Seat, driver side16,176 *
AM9 Seat Back, split folding rear19,546 50.00
AU3 Power Door Locks44,019 145.00
A01Tinted Glass, all windows91,069 120.00
A31Power Windows60,622 210.00
A90 Power Hatch Release55,852 *
B2L Engine, 350ci, 230hp V8 (IROC-Z coupe only)12,116 1,045.00
B34 Floor Mats, carpet insert, two front56,174 *
B35 Floor Mats, carpet insert, two rear56,168 *
B48 Luggage Compartment Trim16,185 164.00
B84 Moldings, body side80,990 60.00
B91 Moldings, door edge (black)16,097 15.00
CC1 Roof Panels, removable glass41,005 866.00
CD4 Windshield Wipers, intermittent59,402 *
C49 Defogger, rear window 59,907 145.00
C60 Air Conditioning88,431 775.00
C95 Dome and Reading Lamp22,392 *
DX3 Decal and Stripe Delete (credit)1,895 -60.00
DE1 Louvers, rear window5,966 210.00
DG7 Mirrors, electric twin remote 17,110 *
D27 Cover, locking rear Storage 9,941 80.00
D42 Cover, rear compartment cargo area27,337 *
D80 Spoiler31,383 *
D81 Spoiler, aerowing59,271 *
G80 Rear Axle, limited slip28,358 100.00
G92 Rear Axle, performance (IROC-Z coupe only)5,252 21.00
J65 Brakes, power front disc and rear disc13,388 179.00
KC4 Cooler, engine oil (IROC-Z coupe only)14,963 110.00
K05 Heater, engine block2,786 20.00
K34 Speed Control, with resume56,692 *
LB9 Engine, 305ci, 195hp (IROC-Z only)12,620 745.00
L03 Engine, 305ci, 170hp (for Sport Coupe)28,719 400.00
MX0 Transmission, automatic with overdrive77,179 490.00
N33 Tilt Steering Column59,403 *
N96 Aluminum Wheels, 16 inch21,803 468.00
QDZ Tires, P245/50VR16 blackwall21,803 *
QYZ Tires, P215/65R15 blackwall74,466 *
TR9 Lighting, auxiliary35,844 *
TT4 Headlamps, halogen (4)26,885 *
UA1 Battery, heavy duty15,608 26.00
UL5 Radio, delete3,931 70.00
UM6 Radio, stereo, cassette, clock, seek/scan52,824 *
UM7 Radio, stereo, clock, seek/scan 16,046 *
UU8 Radio, stereo, Delco Bose, clock, seek/scan4,457 *
UX1 Radio, stereo, cassette, clock, s/s, equalizer19,017 *
U75 Power Antenna19,662 70.00
YF5 Emission Equipment, required for California 15,709 99,001
FCA1 Sport Coupe Base Group 1- nc
FCA2 Sport Coupe Group 2- 920.00
FCA3 Sport Coupe Group 3- 1,555.00
FCA4 Sport Coupe Group 4 - 1,939.00
CCA1 Sport Convertible Base Group 1- nc
CCA2 Sport Convertible Group 2- 930.00
CCA3 Sport Coupe Convertible Group 3- 1,505.00
CCA4 Sport Coupe Convertible Group 4- 1,747.00
FZA1 IROC-Z Coupe Base Group 1- nc
FZA2 IROC-Z Coupe Group 2- 1,846.00
FZA3 IROC-Z Coupe Group 3- 2,410.00
CZA1 IROC-Z Convertible Base Group 1- nc
CZA2 IROC-Z Convertible Group 2- 1,747.00
CZA3 IROC-Z Convertible Group 3- 2,218.00

1988 Colors
Paint/WA CodeExterior QtyModels Interiors
13S / 9021Silver 1,547 Spc-Spcc BK-G-R
23 / 9184 Med Maui Blue (Bright) 8,445 Spc-SpccBk
40 / 8554 White 15,864 I-Ic-Spc-SpccBk-Br-G-R
41 / 8555 Black 17,502 I-Ic-Spc-SpccBk-Br-G-R
51 / 8929 Yellow Gold 922 Spc-SpccBk-Br-G
63 / 9188 Medium Orange3,010 I-Ic-Spc-SpccBk-Br
74 / 8748 Flame Red (Dark Red)16,199 I-Ic-Spc-SpccBk-Br-G-R
81 / 8774 Bright Red24,158 I-Ic-Spc-SpccBk-Br-G-R
87 / 9243 Gunmetal (Med Gray)8,628 I-lc-Spc-SpccBK-G-R

Interior Codes: 19B=Bk-sc, 19C=Bk-cc, 66B=Br-sc, 66C=Br-cc, 662=Br-le, 72B=R-sc, 82B=G-sc, 82C=G-cc, 822=G-le.

Abbreviations: Bk = Black, Br = Light Brown, cc = custom cloth, G = Gray, I = IROC-Z Coupe, Ic = IROC-Z Convertible, le = leather, R = Red, Spc = Sport Coupe, Spcc = Sport Coupe Convertible, sc = standard cloth.

1988 Spotters Guide

Last updated: 12/19/1997
Author: MadMike Maciolek
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