1987 Camaro Specifications

1987 Camaro
Production: 60,439 V6; 77,321 V8; 137,760 total.
Vehicle Identification Example: 1G1FP21HXHL100001
* Fifth digit is model level: P=Camaro (all models).
* Eighth digit is engine code: 8=350ci V8 (B2L) F=305ci V8 (LB9) H=305ci V8 (LG4) S=173ci V6 (LB8)
* Tenth digit is model year: H=1987
* Eleventh digit is N for Norwood assembly, L for Van Nuys.
* Last six digits increased one for each car built at each plant.


Dimensions

Length: 187.8 inches Height: 49.8 inches Width: 72.0 inches Wheelbase: 101.0 inches

 


1987 Power Teams

RPO Config Bhp @ rpm Torque @ rpm Induction C/R CID/liters Applications
LB8 Ohv V6 135 @ 4900 160 @ 3900 MFI 8.9:1 173/2.8 SC*,LT*,RS*+
LG4 Ohv V8 165 @ 4400 245 @ 2800 4-bbl. 8.6:1 305/5.0 SC,LT
LG4 Ohv V8 170 @ 4400 250 @ 2800 4-bbl. 8.6:1 305/5.0 Z*,IZ*
LB9 Ohv V8 190 @ 4000 295 @ 2200 TPI 9.3:1 305/5.0 IZ
LB9 Ohv V8 215 @ 4400 295 @ 3200 TPI 9.3:1 305/5.0 IZ
L98 Ohv V8 225 @ 4400 330 @ 2800 TPI 9.0:1 350/5.7 IZ

* = base engine; TBI = throttle-body injection; TPI = tuned-port injection; MFI = multi-port fuel injection
SC = Sport Coupe; LT = Type LT; RS = Rally Sport; Z = Z28; IZ = IROC Z-28.
+ RS Only available in California, Manual Trans Unavailable with LT. Only IROC available with 3.45 rear axle & LB9.


 

Axle and Transmission Availability

 

Engine RPO:   LB8 LG4 LB9 LB9 L98
Clutch dia, In.   9.12 10.00 10.00 10.34 N/A
Manual Trans Ratios            
  1st 4.03 2.95 2.95 2.95 N/A
  2nd 2.37 1.94 1.94 1.94 N/A
  3rd 1.50 1.34 1.34 1.34 N/A
  4th 100 1.00 1.00 1.00 N/A
  5th 0.76 0.63 0.63 0.73 N/A
  Rev 3.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 N/A
Std. axle Ratio   3.42 3.23 3.08 3.45 N/A
Opt. axle (G92)   - - 3.45 - N/A
    700-R4 700-R4 700-R4 N/A 700-R4
  1st 3.06 3.06 3.06 N/A 3.06
  2nd 1.63 1.63 1.63 N/A 1.63
  3rd 1.00 1.00 1.00 N/A 1.00
  4th 0.70 0.70 0.70 N/A 0.70
  Rev 2.29 2.29 2.29 N/A 2.29
Torque Conv. dia, in.   9.65 11.75 11.75 N/A 11.75
Std. axle ratio   3.42 2.73 2.73 N/A 3.27+
Opt. axle (G92)   - - 3.23 N/A -

+Borg-Warner rear axle


Engine Suffix Codes

C7J: 305ci (AT,UU) DFL: 305ci (MT) SFP: 305ci (MT)
C7L: 305ci (MT,EX) SCC: 173ci (UU) SFS: 305ci (MT)
C7M: 305ci (AT,EX) SCD: 173ci (UU) SFU: 305ci (MT)
D3Y: 305ci (AT,EX) SDB: 305ci (AT) SFW: 305ci (AT)
D4W: 305ci (AT,EX) SDD: 305ci (AT) SFX: 305ci (MT)
DBP: 173ci (UU) SDK: 305ci (AT) SNA: 350ci (AT)
DBR: 173ci (UU) SFL: 305ci (AT) SNB: 350ci (AT)

* Some suffix codes were universal (fifty state plus Canada).
Abbreviations: AT = automatic transmission, CE = California emissions, ci = cubic inch, EX = export (Canada), MT = manual transmission, UU = uncertain usage.



Transmission Codes
5 Speed Manual – Warner Gear

Chevy # RPO
10079867 MB1
10079855 MK6
10079868 (3:08R) M39
10079890 (2:77R,3:23R) M39
10079856 (3:08R) M39

700-R4 Automatic.

CID Comments Code
173 MD8 YX
305 MD8 YP
305 MD8 YW
305 MD8 YZ
350 MD8 YM


Rear Axle Codes

2HA

3.23:1 2TF 3.72:1 4HD 2.73:1
2HL 3.42:1 2TH 3.73:1 4HE 2.73:1
2HP 2.73:1 4ET 2.77:1 4HF 3.08:1
2HQ 3.23:1 4EU 3.27:1 4HJ 3.23:1
2HR 3.42:1 4EW 3.45:1 4HV 2.73:1
2HT 2.73:1 4HB 3.08:1 4HY 3.23:1


1987 Factory Options

RPO Description Qty Retail ($)
1FP87 Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-cylinder 83,890 10,409.00
1FP87 Camaro Sport Coupe Convertible, 8-cylinder 263 15,208.00
1FP87 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe, 8-cylinder 52,863 13,233.00
1FP87 Camaro Z28 Sport Coupe Convertible, 8-cylinder 744 17,632.00
AG9 Power Seat, driver side 1,385 *
AM9 Seat Back, split folding rear 36,864 50.00
AU3 Power Door Locks 8,597 145.00
A01 Tinted Glass, all windows 20,599 120.00
A31 Power Windows 6,509 *
A90 Power Hatch Release 8,413 *
B2L Engine, 350ci, 220hp V8 (IROC-Z only) 12,105 1,045.00
B4E LT Package 794 *
B4Z IROC Sport Equipment Package 3,452 *
B34 Floor Mats, carpet insert, two front 8,792 *
B35 Floor Mats, carpet insert, two rear 8,790 *
B48 Luggage Compartment Trim, deluxe 25,943 164.00
B84 Moldings, body side 22,309 60.00
B91 Moldings, door edge (black) 19,065 15.00
CC1 Roof Panels, removable glass 59,600 866.00
CD4 Windshield Wipers, intermittent 8,838 *
C49 Defogger, rear window 86,146 145.00
C60 Air Conditioning 14,743 775.00
DD8 Mirror, inside rearview automatic 901 *
DE1 Louvers, rear window 9,487 210.00
DG7 Mirrors, electric twin remote 1,861 *
DK6 Console, roof 3,366 *
D27 Cover, locking rear storage 9,414 80.00
D42 Cover, rear compartment cargo area 4,913 *
D80 Spoiler 25,925 69.00
G80 Rear Axle, limited slip 40,823 100.00
G92 Rear Axle, performance ratio (IROC Z only) 10,533 21.00
J65 Brakes, power front disc and rear disc 23,874 179.00
KC4 Cooler, engine oil (IROC-Z only) 23,882 110.00
K34 Speed Control, with resume 4,913 *
LB9 Engine, 305ci, 190hp (Z28 only) 28,370 745.00
LG4 Engine, 305ci, 165hp or 170hp (for Sport Coupe) 36,845 400.00
MX0 Transmission, automatic with overdrive 115,109 490.00
N33 Tilt Steering Column 8,862 *
PE1 Wheels, aluminum 4,653 215.00
QDX Tires, P195/7ORl4 Eagle GT (LT only) 4,522 90.00
QDZ Tires, P245/50VRI6 blackwall (IROC-Z only) 38,889 nc
QHX Tires, P205/70RI4 blackwall (LT Coupe only) 2,242 nc
QHY Tires, P205/70RI4 white stripe (LT Coupe only) 1,793 76.00
QYH Tires, P215/65Rl5 white letter 42,058 102.00
QYZ Tires, P215/65Rl5 blackwall (Sport Coupe only) 48,256 -102.00
TR9 Lighting, auxiliary 7,991 *
TT4 Headlamps, halogen (4) 5,819 *
T96 Foglamps, halogen 1,729 *
UA1 Battery, heavy duty 21,099 26.00
UL5 Radio, delete 4,863 *
UL6 Radio, AM with clock 179 *
UM6 Radio, stereo, cassette, clock, seek/scan 17,696 *
UM7 Radio, stereo, clock, seek/scan 5,966 *
UU8 Radio, stereo, Delco Bose, clock, seek/scan 8,517 *
UX1 Radio, stereo, cassette, clock, s/s, equalizer 8,160 *
U21 Gage Package 33,252 149.00
U75 Power Antenna 28,327 70.00
YF5 Emission Equipment, required for California 14,705 99.00
1SA Sport Coupe Package 1 - nc
1SB Sport Coupe Package 2 - 1,212.00
1SC Sport Coupe Package 3 ($1,559 for convertible) - 1,628.00
1SD Sport Coupe Package 4 ($1,889 for convertible) - 2,126.00
1SA LT Package 1 ($1,358 for convertible) - 1,522.00
1SB LT Package 2 ($1,705 for convertible) - 1,938.00
1SC LT Package 3 ($2,035 for convertible) - 2,387.00
1SD LT Package 4 ($2,376 for convertible) - 2,858.00
1SA Z28 Package 1 - nc
1SB Z28 Package 2 ($1,900 for convertible) - 1,999.00
1SC Z28 Package 3 with RPO D42 (coupe only) - 2,539.00
1SC Z28 Package 3 without RPO D42 ($2,241 for conv) - 2,470.00
1SA IROC Package 1 - 699.00
1SB IROC Package 2 ($2,359 for convertible) - 2,409.00
1SC IROC Package 3 with RPO D42 (coupe only) - 3,273.00
1SC IROC Package 3 without RPO D42 ($2,975 for conv) - 3,204.00

 



1987 Exterior & Interior Colors

Paint /WA Code Exterior Qty Models Interiors
12S / 9021 Silver 4,997 Lc-Spc-Zc Bk-G-R-S
23 / 8751 Bright Blue 18,375 Lc-Spc-Zc-Zci BK-G-S
28 / 8743 Black Sapphire (Dark Blue) 7,148 Lc-Spc-Zc BK-G-S
40 / 8554 White 17,713 Lc-Spc-Zc-Zci Bk-G-R-S
41 / 8555 Black 20,871 Lc-Spc-Zc-Zci Bk-G-R-S
51 / 8929 Yellow Gold 3,052 Lc-Spc-Zc-Zci BK-G-S
68 / 8757 Midnight Russet (Dark Brown) 1,633 Lc-Spc-Zc Bk-S
74 / 8748 Flame Red (Dark Red) 24,922 Lc-Spc-Zc-Zci Bk-G-R-S
81 / 8774 Bright Red 31,231 Lc-Spc-Zc-Zci Bk-G-R-S
84 / Medium Gray 2,324 Lc-Spc-Zc B-G-S
87 / 9243 Gunmetal (Med Gray) 5,494 Lc-Spc-Zc B-G-S

Interior Codes: 19B = Bk-sc, 19C = Bk-cc, 19R = Bk-sv, 62B = S-sc, 62C = S-cc, 62R = S-sv, 622 = S-le, 72B = R-sc, 72C = R-cc, 72R = R-sv, 722 = R-le, 82B = G-sc, 82C = G-cc, 82R = G-sv, 822 = G-le.
Abbreviations: Bk = Black, cc = custom cloth, G = Gray, Lc = LT Coupe, le = leather, R = Red, S = Saddle, sc = standard cloth, sv = standard vinyl,



1987 Z28 Special Performance Package

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Engine: Base engine was LG4 305 w/ 4 barrel Quadrajet. Dual exhaust.
Transmission:
Clutch: 10.34 inches
Rear Axle: Positraction (G80) mandatory when equipped with 4 wheel disc brakes.
Brakes: J65 4 wheel disc brakes available.
Suspension: Stiffer bracing and bushing material than base Camaro.
58/32 N/mm Front/Rear Spring Rate (SC = 58/18, F41 = 58/18)
31/21 mm Front/Rear Sway bar diameter (SC = 27/12, F41 = 29/12)
Steering: 7 ply-joint vs 4 ply in base Camaro improves rag joint stiffness and offers better angular deflection. Recirculating-ball power steering with fast 12.7:1 ratio, plus limited boost to improve road feel.
Wheels & Tires: 5 spoke aluminum 15 x 7 inch. Goodyear P215/65R-15 white letter , steel belted radials.
Other options, equipment, facts: Modified McPhearson Strut, Special chassis bracing. Full Instrumentation. Special front fascia with integral airdam. Ground effects rockers.
Total Production: 53,607


Last updated: 8/12/1998
Author: MadMike Maciolek
Email: iracez28@alltel.net


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