- Color: BLACK
- Horsepower: 400
- Drivetrain: RWD
Project in work. Did lots of work on this car already, rebuilt engine trans, replaced all front end suspension parts, wheels & tires, some body work, floors, etc... More pictures to come...
The original engine seemed very doggish, low power, getting lots of blow-by out the breathers, oil on valve covers,, Okay thinking this engine is over 40 years old, maybe time for a rebuild... Performed a compression test, all cylinders pretty equal...
Transmission started slipping real bad 3 weeks after I bought the car, removed the trans pan and found lots of clutch material and metal chips, so it's off to the ....Removed the transmission...What a nasty mess it was...leaking tail shaft seal and s...
Dash /Interior work01/07/2021
The dashboard looked real bad, so I removed the inlays to repaint everything..Painted around the outlines with silver paint.Repainted the inlay with Perfect Match universal metallic black, bad picture, I purchased letters and numbers from on-line, wh...
Start of project01/07/2021
First thing , replaced body mount bushings, car rode horrible...I was lucky that the old ones came out without breakingInstalled Energy Suspension bushings...It was really loud had no mufflers and exhaust tips stuck 6" out the back of the bumper, but...
First purchased, actually looks better in these pictures then it actually was..Interior was pretty rough too,t-tops were leaking, stained seats and rotten floors...no radio, power windows not working..
Bob's 1979 Z28 project12/28/2020
Bob's 1979 Z28 project plans
Rear disc brake conversion, rear spring bushings,new shifter, new carpet and repaint entire car and add the factory Z28 stripe kit