1972 CAMARO RS SS 396 LAST YEAR SS LAST YEAR BIG BLOCK

Price: - Item location: Christiansburg, Virginia, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Camaro
  • SubModel: RALLEY SPORT/ SUPER SPORT
  • Type: Coupe
  • Year: 1972
  • Mileage: 60,608
  • VIN: 1Q87U2N118352
  • Color: PEWTER
  • Engine size: 396 CID
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1972 Chevrolet Camaro

FOR SALE RARE 1972 CAMARO RS SS 396. THIS IS REAL SS BIG BLOCK CAR (LS3 Z27 RPO). 1972 WAS ONE OF THE LOWEST PRODUCTION YEARS. GM ON STRIKE BEGINNING APRIL 7TH AND GOING THUR MAY, JUNE, JULY. AFTER STRIKE OVER 1100 COMPLETE CARS WERE SCRAPPED BECAUSE THEY WOULD NOT CONFORM TO STRICKER 73 BUMPER AND EMISSION REGULATIONS. DUE TO PONY SALES DOWN,STRIKE, EMISSIONS, AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, PRICE OF GAS UP, INSURANCE UP GM SCRAPED THE BIG BLOCK AND THE SS PACKAGE.ONLY 6562 TOTAL SS CARS BUILT IN 72 WITH 5592 L48 350 MOTORS THAT LEFT ONLY 970 BIG BLOCKS 396 REALLY IT WAS 402 CID CALLED 396. OUT OF THAT TOTAL 970 MOST WERE 4 SPEEDS LESS THAN 150 WERE TURBO HYDRA-MATOMATIC CARS. THIS CAR HAS THE FOLLOWING RPOS A51= BLACK CUSTOM CLOTH NON RECLINING BUCKET SEATSCO8= BLACK VINYL ROOFC50= REAR WINDOW DEFROST C60 =A/C D55 =CONSOLE D80=SPOILERS FT AND REAR J50=POWER BRAKES J52=DISC BRAKES LS3=396 CID MOTOR M40=TURBO-HYDRA MATIC TRANSMISSION N33=TILT WHEEL N40=POWER STEERING U14=GUAGE PACKAGE U76=WINDSHEILD ANTENNA ZJ7=RALLEY WHEELS Z27=SUPER SPORT PACKAGE (ONLY WAY TO GET 396 MOTOR) Z87=CUSTOM INTERIORTHE TRIM TAG ON THE CAR READS THE FOLLOWING: COLOR 14= PEWTER SILVER B= BLACK VINYL TOP TRIM 785=BLACK CUSTOM CLOTH 10B=CAR BUILT 10=OCT.1972 B= SECOND WEEK OF MONTH A51= FT BUCKET SEATS NON RECLINING Z27=SUPER SPORT PACKAGE LS3= 396 CID. MOTORTHIS CAR SHOULD HAVE A BLACK VINYL TOP. THE HOLES WERE WELDED UP WHEN CAR WAS PAINTED. THE CAR HAS ORIGINAL QUATER PANELS. THIS IS A BIG BLOCK MOTOR BUT THE BLOCKHAS BEEN DECKEDAND HAS NO NUMBERS.SO I AM SELLING IT AS NON MATCHING NUMBERS MOTOR.THE VIN NUMBER 1Q87U2N118352 DECODES: 1=GM Q= CAMARO 87=2 DR. CP. U=396 MOTOR 2= MODEL YEAR 1972 N= NORWOOD PLANT 118352= PRODUCTION NUMBERTHIS CAR IS CORRECT COLOR INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR. CAR HAS SHOLDER BELTS BUT NO SEAT BELTS. THIS CAR HAS HAD NEW FLOOR PANS INSTALLED AND TRUNK PAN. THE DOORS ARE ORIGINAL, FT FENDERS I BELIVE ARE REPLACEMENTS. CAR HAS NEW SEAT COVERS, DOOR PANELS, HEADLINNER, CARPET. THE MOTOR SOUNDS AND RUNS GOOD IS STOCK WITH ALUM. INTAKE AND HEADERS. TRANSMISSION SHIFTS AS IT SHOULD, HAS NEW EXHAUST SYSTEM WITH FLOW MASTERS. TIRES ARE NEW AND WHEELS HAVE BEEN RE-CON. ALL MOLDINGS ARE STRIGHT AND NICE. GLASS IS GOOD AND WINDOWS ROLL UP AND DOWN FINE. CAR HAS LOTS OF NEW SUSPENSION PARTS, SPRINGS, BRAKES,TIE ROD ENDS, BALL JOINTS, SHOCKS, BUSHINGS, SWAY BAR, BRAKE DRUMS, BRAKE LINES, GAS LINES, GAS TANK, AND MUCH MORE. THIS CAR RUNS AND DRIVES GOOD. THE PAINT IS NICE SHOWS WELL NO DAMAGE ON ANY PANELS. CAR HAS BEEN IN HEATED STORAGE FOR SOME TIME. STARTS UP FINE.CAR DOES NOT HAVE CORRECT STEERING WHEEL, AND HAS NO SPARE TIRE OR WHEEL.CAR HAS A AFTER MARKET AM-FM RADIO THAT REQUIRED NO CUTTING OF DASH.ALSO HAS AFTER MARKET METALCOWL HOOD WITH Z/28 STRIPES.THIS IS A VERY RARE CAMARO WITH LESS THAN 1000 MADE, DONT KNOW HOW MANY ARE LEFT, BUT MARKS THE END OF AN ERA WITH BIG CUBIC INCH MOTORS AND THE FAMOUS SS PACKAGE NOT TO RETURN FOR 24 YEARS LATER. I HAVE OVER 100 PICTURES OF THIS CAR ON FOTO TIME SEND ME AN EMAIL ADDRESS AND I WILL SEND TO YOU. PLEASE CALL OR EMILIF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS CAR 540-230-2800. DO HAVE A GOOD VIRGINIA TITLE IN MY NAME. BEING SOLD BY AUTONET.