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oliver459

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73 Camaro
« on: December 23, 2006, 08:26:34 PM »
I had a 73 Camaro and it had a split front bumper, but the 73s I look at have a solid front bumper.   So what did I have?

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Re: 73 Camaro
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2006, 08:51:24 PM »
I believe the second generation Camaro's with split bumpers were called rally sports.


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Re: 73 Camaro
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2006, 11:04:09 PM »
Bet it looked like this 73 RS with those split bumpers --the nose was also "bump resistant":
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Re: 73 Camaro
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2006, 11:29:38 PM »
Yes It did look like that RS but mine was a Z/28.

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Re: 73 Camaro
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2006, 11:43:01 PM »
And that picture is Camarosource's example of a 73 RS Z28...
http://www.camarosource.ca/php/camaro_info_db/index.php?year=1973

The Rally Sport package could be ordered with the Z28 (and the sport coupe and the Type LT [Luxury Touring] --there was no SS) in 73.  Technically, those split bumpers were called bumperettes and the nose was resilient frame.  In 73 the Z could get A/C as an option, but the 350-4 V8 only mustered 245 hp.
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