1969 Camaro Restoration Information

1969 Camaro

The 1969 Camaro marked the last of the first generation and is arguably the most popular.

While it shared the same basic body style as its earlier siblings, it featured entirely new, more aggressive-looking sheet metal and an entirely revised grille. The familiar coke bottle shape was flattened more to give the 1969 Camaro a lower and wider looking stance. The grille was much more angled, and the parking lamps were moved to the lower front valance below the bumper. Other than the roof, hood, and decklid, the 1969 Camaro doesn’t share very much sheet metal with earlier models.

The 1969 Camaro was available in many different configurations. From a plain-Jane sport coupe to asphalt eating Super Sport, there was something for everyone!

All 1969 Camaros shared the same body unlike the Chevelle and were available in either coupe or convertible. Buyers could choose from the base model Sport Coupe, drag strip ready Super Sport, or road racing Z/28. The Rally Sport option with hidden headlights could be added as a separate appearance package to any model, which could produce an RS/SS or RS/Z28 if so desired. This year also saw the reintroduction of the Indy 500 Pace Car replica.

Interiors were only available with bucket seats and were available in a variety of colors and styles, and headrests would become a standard feature rather than an option.

Slight redesigns were also implemented to distinguish the interior from earlier model years, such as new square gauges and a switch from walnut woodgrain to rosewood when certain options were selected. Standard interiors were available in Black, Dark Blue, Red, White, Light Green, or Dark Metallic Green. Buyers who ordered a deluxe interior received unique door panels with molded-in armrests and Comfortweave seats with color choices of Black, Dark Blue, Light Green, Dark Metallic Green, or Red. Even rarer was the deluxe Houndstooth interior with unique pleats in Black, Orange, Yellow, or White. A fold-down rear seat was available but also very rarely purchased. An optional console was available with or without gauges included.

The buyer could have ordered a number of different exterior colors including Tuxedo Black, Butternut Yellow, Dover White, Dusk Blue, Garnet Red, Glacier Blue, Azure Turquoise, Fathom Green, Frost Green, Burnished Brown, Champagne, Olympic Gold, Burgundy, Cortez Silver, LeMans Blue, Hugger Orange, Daytona Yellow, or Rallye Green. Two-tone color combinations were available in Glacier Blue/Dover White, Azure Turquoise/Dover White, Glacier Blue/Dusk Blue, Dusk Blue/Glacier Blue, Olympic Gold/Dover White, and Burnished Brown/Champagne.

Complementing the wide variety of available colors were the available drive train combinations that could be opted for on the 1969 Camaro, up to fifteen in total.

Base power was had by one of two available six-cylinder engines, the L26 230ci/140hp base L6 or the L22 250ci/155hp optional L6. Buyers who wanted more power could opt for one of the five non-SS V8 offerings, although some of these were only available in either early (up to 1/1/69) or late (after 1/1/69) production cars.

Base V8 choices were either the LF7 327ci/210hp or the L14 307ci/200hp engines, while there were three higher horsepower optional V8s that could be selected. These non-SS options were the L30 327ci/275hp, the LM1 350ci/255hp, or the L65 350ci/250hp small blocks.

Any buyer who selected an SS model Camaro would receive one of potentially 5 available high output V8s. The entry SS350 was the L48 350ci/300hp small block, while an SS396 Camaro received four different big-block 396ci options. These were the L35/L34/L78/L89, which each was respectively rated at 325/350/375 horsepower. The L78 and L89 were both rated to 375 horsepower, but the L89 received aluminum heads whereas the L78 heads were made of cast iron.

In addition, the special Z/28 Camaros were the only trim that offered the exclusive 302ci/290hp small block which was meant to conform to the Trans-Am series’ restrictions regarding engine displacement. Some select dealers had also been using the COPO (Central Office Production Order) system to order high-performance Camaros that were not otherwise available from the factory. These COPO Camaros could either have the L72 427ci/425hp big block or the ZL1 427ci/430hp big block. The main difference between the two consisted of the L72 is an iron block while the ZL1 was an aluminum block.

Transmission choices were nearly as varied as engine choice for 1969.

Previously, the 2-speed Powerglide was the only available automatic for inline 6 and small block V8 Camaros, but 1969 saw the introduction of the optional Turbo Hydramatic TH350 3-speed auto for these applications. Big blocks would instead receive the Turbo Hydramatic TH400 3-speed automatic as it could withstand the higher torque these engines produced.

Manual transmissions were available as either 3 or 4-speeds, column or floor shifter. The base manual trans was a Saginaw M15 3-speed, which was generally a column shifted unit. A heavy-duty Muncie MC1 floor shifted 3-speed was the standard manual transmission offered on SS and LM1 350ci small-block optioned Camaros.

When a 4-speed manual was ordered on a lower performance engine, a Saginaw M20 was the transmission that was used. The Muncie M20 wide-ratio 4-speed was the standard 4-speed manual offered for higher performance engines. The close-ratio Muncie M21 became available starting with the L34 396ci/350hp engine and above, while the range-topping HD Muncie M22 “rock crusher” was only available as an option on L78/L89/Z28/COPO equipped Camaros.

About 243,000 1969 Camaros were produced in total for the model year. Due to delays with the redesigned 1970 second-generation Camaro, the 1969 production was extended four months to run up until November 1969.

1969 Camaro OEM Brochures & Ads

1969 Camaro Model Options

Models & Body Styles

  • 1969 Camaro Standard Sport Coupe & Convertible
  • 1969 Camaro Rally Sport (Appearance Package)
  • 1969 Camaro Super Sport Coupe & Convertible 
  • 1969 Camaro Rally Sport Super Sport Coupe & Convertible (RS/SS) 
  • 1969 Camaro Z/28 Coupe Only
  • 1969 Camaro Rally Sport Z/28 (RS/Z/28) Coupe Only
  • 1969 Camaro ZL1 – COPO Special Order (Only 69 produced for 1969) 


Engine Options

  • 230 cubic inches 140 horsepower 6-cylinder (Base L6)
  • L22 – 250 cubic inch 155 horsepower 6-cylinder (optional)
  • Z/28 – 302 cubic inch 290 horsepower V8 (Only available on Z/28 equipped cars)
  • 307 cubic inch 200 horsepower V8 (Base V8)
  • LF3 – 327 cubic inch 210 horsepower V8 (LF3 was superseded by the 307 V8 as 1969’s base V8)
  • L65 – 350 cubic inch 250 horsepower V8 (optional)
  • L48 – 350 cubic inch 300 horsepower V8 (Base for SS Models)
  • L35 – 396 cubic inch 325 horsepower V8 (optional)
  • L34 – 396 cubic inch 350 horsepower V8 (optional)
  • L78 – 396 cubic inch 375 horsepower V8 (optional)
  • L89 – 396 cubic inch 375 horsepower V8 (optional)
  • ZL1 – 427 cubic inch 425 horsepower V8 (COPO)

 

*The optional Z/28 package offered an exclusive 302ci/290hp small block which was meant to conform to the Trans Am series’ restrictions regarding engine displacement.

L89 differed from L78 in having aluminum heads, larger valves, a specific Holley carburetor, & a different transmission.

Only 50 ZL1’s, the aluminum-block 427, were installed in Camaros by the factory, leaving an additional 19 that were dealer installed. 

Available Transmissions:

Automatic:

  • 2-speed Torque-Drive
  • Turbo Hydramatic TH350 3-speed
  • Turbo Hydramatic TH400 3-speed


Manual:

  • Saginaw M15 3-speed
  • Heavy-duty Muncie MC1 3-speed
  • Saginaw M20 4-speed
  • Muncie M21 4-speed
  • Heavy-duty Muncie M22 4-speed “Rock Crusher”


Production Numbers:

  • Base Models: 165,226
  • Convertibles: 15,573
  • Z/28: 20,302
  • Rally Sport: 37,773
  • Super Sport: 36,309
  • Pace Cars: 3,675
  • ZL1: 69 


Total production for the 1969 model year: 280,858

*These figures are combined in some instances as one could have ordered an RS/SS or an RS/Z28

Dimensions & Capacities:

Length: 186.0 inches

Width: 74.0 inches

Height:

  • Coupe: 51.5 inches 
  • Convertible: 50.9 inches 

Wheelbase: 108.0 inches

Because desirable models like Z/28s, Pace Car replicas and SS396s are easily cloned, Bowtie enthusiasts should carefully inspect any potential garage additions; VIN and trim plates are easily decoded for authenticity.

Vehicle Identification Example: 123379N500001
* Third digit is engine code: 3 = 6-cylinder, 4 = V8
* Fourth digit is body style: 3 = Coupe, 6 = Convertible
* Sixth digit is model year: 9 = 1969
* Seventh digit is N for Norwood assembly, L for Van Nuys.
* Last six digits increased one with each car built at each plant.

Learn to decode your pre-1981 GM vin code!

1969 Camaro Engine Codes & Specs

Available Engine Specifications 

Type

Size

Carb

RPO

Horsepower

Torque

Bore & Stroke (in.)

Compression Ratio

L6

230 cid

1x1bbl

Base

140 hp @ 4400 RPM

220 lb-ft @ 1600 RPM

3.875 x 3.25

8.5:1

L6

250 cid

1x1bbl

L22

155 hp @ 4200 RPM

235 lb-ft @ 1600 RPM

3.875 x 3.53

8.5:1

V8

302 cid

1x4bbl

Z/28

290 hp @ 5800 RPM

290 lb-ft @ 4200 RPM

4.002 x 3.005

11.0:1

V8

307 cid

1x2bbl

Base

200 hp @ 4600 RPM

300 lb-ft @ 2400 RPM

3.875 x 3.25

9.0:1

V8

327 cid

1x2bbl

LF3

210 hp @ 4600 RPM

320 lb-ft @ 4200 RPM

4.00 x 3.25

8.75:1

V8

350 cid

1x2bbl

L65

250 hp @ 4800 RPM

345 lb-ft @ 2800 RPM

4.00 x 3.48

9.0:1

V8

350 cid

1x4bbl

L48

300 hp @ 4800 RPM

380 lb-ft @ 3200 RPM

4.00 x 3.48

10.25:1

V8

396 cid

1x4bbl

L35

325 hp @ 4800 RPM

410 lb-ft @ 3200 RPM

4.094 x 3.76

10.25:1

V8

396 cid

1x4bbl

L34

350 hp @ 5200 RPM

415 lb-ft @ 3400 RPM

4.094 x 3.76

10.25:1

V8

396 cid

1x4bbl

L78

375 hp @ 5600 RPM

415 lb-ft @ 3600 RPM

4.094 x 3.76

11.0:1

V8

396 cid

1x4bbl

L89

375 hp @ 5600 RPM

415 lb-ft @ 3600 RPM

4.094 x 3.76

11.0:1

V8

427 cid

3x2bbl

ZL1

425 hp @ 5600 RPM

460 lb-ft @ 4000 RPM

4.25 x 3.76

11.0:1
6-Cylinder Engine Codes

Code

Size / Carb

HP / RPO

Transmission

Notes

230

AM

230 cid 1x1bbl

140 hp Base

Manual Transmission

-

AN

230 cid 1x1bbl

140 hp Base

Powerglide

-

AO

230 cid 1x1bbl

140 hp Base

Turbo Hydramatic

-

AP

230 cid 1x1bbl

140 hp Base

-

Air Conditioning

AQ

230 cid 1x1bbl

140 hp Base

Powerglide

Air Conditioning

AR

230 cid 1x1bbl

140 hp Base

Turbo Hydramatic

Air Conditioning

250



BB

250 cid 1x1bbl

155 hp L22

Powerglide

-

BC

250 cid 1x1bbl

155 hp L22

Powerglide

Air Conditioning

BD

250 cid 1x1bbl

155 hp L22

Turbo Hydramatic

-

BE

250 cid 1x1bbl

155 hp L22

Manual Transmission

-

BF

250 cid 1x1bbl

155 hp L22

-

Air Conditioning

BH

250 cid 1x1bbl

155 hp L22

Turbo Hydramatic

Air Conditioning

8-Cylinder Engine Codes
Code

Size / Carb

HP / RPO

Transmission

Notes

307



DA

307 cid 1x2bbl

200 hp Base

Manual Transmission

-

DC

307 cid 1x2bbl

200 hp Base

Powerglide

-

DD

307 cid 1x2bbl

200 hp Base

Turbo Hydramatic

-

DE

307 cid 1x2bbl

200 hp Base

Manual Transmission

-

302

DZ

302 cid 1x4bbl

290 hp Z28

Manual Transmission

Z/28

327

FJ

327 ci

210 hp LF3

Manual Transmission

-

FK 327ci

210 hp LF3

Powerglide

-

FL 327ci

210 hp LF3

Turbo Hydramatic

-

350

HA

350 cid 1x4bbl

300 hp L48

Manual Transmission

-

HB

350 cid 1x4bbl

300 hp L48

Turbo Hydramatic

-

HC

350 cid 1x2bbl

250 hp L65

-

-

HD

350 cid 1x2bbl

250 hp L65

Turbo Hydramatic

-

HE

350 cid 1x4bbl

300 hp L48

Powerglide

-

HF

350 cid 1x2bbl

250 hp L65

Powerglide

-

HQ

350 cid 1x4bbl

300 hp L48

Manual Transmission

-

HR

350 cid 1x4bbl

300 hp L48

Powerglide

-

HS

350 cid 1x4bbl

300 hp L48

Turbo Hydramatic

-

396

JB

396 cid 1x4bbl

325 hp L35

Manual Transmission

-

JF

396 cid 1x4bbl

350 hp L34

-

High Performance

JG

396 cid 1x4bbl

325 hp L35

Turbo Hydramatic

-

JJ

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L89

Manual Transmission

Aluminum Heads

JL

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L78

Turbo Hydramatic

Special High Performance

JM

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L89

Turbo Hydramatic

Aluminum Heads

JU

396 cid 1x4bbl

325 hp L35

Manual Transmission

-

KA

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L78

Manual Transmission

Special High Performance

KC

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L78

Manual Transmission

Special High Performance

KE

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L89

Manual Transmission

Aluminum Heads

JH

396 cid 1x4bbl

375 hp L78

-

Special High Performance

JI

396 cid 1x4bbl

350 hp L34

Turbo Hydramatic

High Performance

427

ML

427 cid 3x2bbl

425 hp ZL1

Manual Transmission

ZL1

MM

427 cid 3x2bbl

425 hp ZL1

Turbo Hydramatic

ZL1

MN

427 cid 3x2bbl

425 hp ZL1

Manual Transmission

-

MO

427 cid 3x2bbl

425 hp ZL1

Turbo Hydramatic

-

MV

427 cid 3x2bbl

425 hp ZL1

-

ZL1

MX

427 cid 3x2bbl

425 hp ZL1

-

ZL1

Block Casting:

  • 302 ci: 3932386, 3956618, 3970010
  • 307 ci: 3914636, 3970020
  • 327 ci: 3956618
  • 350 ci: 3932386, 3956618, 3970010
  • 396 ci: 3866961, 3937726, 3955272, 3965449, 3969854
  • 427 ci: 3946052, 3946053, 3963512

Available Transmission Specifications 

Transmission Codes

Code

Type

Plant

S

3-Speed Manual

Saginaw

O

3-Speed w/ Overdrive

Saginaw

M

4-Speed Manual

Muncie

K

3-Speed Manual

McKinnon

H

3-Speed Manual, Heavy-Duty

Muncie

R

4-Speed Manual

Saginaw

P

4-Speed Manual

Muncie

C

Powerglide

Cleveland

T

Powerglide

Toledo

E

Powerglide

McKinnon

X

Turbo Hydramatic 350

Cleveland

B

Turbo Hydramatic 350

Cleveland

Y

Turbo Hydramatic 350

Toledo

Torque-Drive Transmission

DrivetrainsBase

L22

Z/28

Base

L65

L48

L35

L34

L79

L89

C.I230250302307350350396396396396
1st Gear1.82:11.82:1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2nd Gear1.00:11.00:1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Reverse1.82:11.82:1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Axle Ratio S

2.73:1c2.73:1c

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Axle Ratio E

2.56:12.56:1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Axle Ratio P

3.08:13.08:1a

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Powerglide Transmission

DrivetrainsBase

L22

Z/28

Base

L65

L48

L35

L34

L79

L89

C.I230250302307350350396396396396
1st Gear1.82:11.82:1

-

1.82:11.76:11.76:1

-

-

-

-

2nd Gear1.00:11.00:1

-

1.00:11.00:11.00:1

-

-

-

-

Reverse1.82:11.82:1

-

1.82:11.76:11.76:1

-

-

-

-

Axle Ratio S

2.73:1c2.73:1c

-

2.73:12.56:13.08:1

-

-

-

-

Axle Ratio E

2.56:12.56:1

-

2.56:1

-

-

-

-

-

-

Axle Ratio P

3.08:13.08:1a

-

3.08:13.08:13.36:1

-

-

-

-

Turbo Hydramatic 350 Transmission

DrivetrainsBase

L22

Z/28

Base

L65

L48

L35

L34

L79

L89

C.I230250302307350350396396396396
1st Gear2.52:12.52:1

-

2.52:12.52:12.52:12.48:12.48:12.48:12.48:1
2nd Gear1.52:11.52:1

-

1.52:11.52:11.52:11.48:11.48:11.48:11.48:1
3rd Gear1.00:11.00:1

-

1.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:1
Reverse1.93:11.93:1

-

1.93:11.93:11.93:12.00:12.00:12.00:12.00:1

Axle Ratio S

2.56:1c2.56:1c

-

2.56:1c2.56:13.07:13.07:13.31:13.55:13.55:1

Axle Ratio E

-

2.73:1

-

-

-

2.73:12.73:13.07:13.31:13.31:1

Axle Ratio P

2.73:1a

-

-

2.73:13.08:13.31:1a

-

3.55:1a3.73:13.73:1a
3-Speed Manual Transmission

DrivetrainsBase

L22

Z/28

Base

L65

L48

L35

L34

L79

L89

C.I230250302307350350396396396396
1st Gear2.85:12.85:1

-

2.85:12.54:12.42:12.42:12.42:12.42:12.42:1
2nd Gear1.68:11.68:1

-

1.68:11.50:11.58:11.58.11.58:11.58:11.58:1
3rd Gear1.00:11.00:1

-

1.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:1
Reverse2.95:12.95:1

-

2.95:12.63:12.41:12.41:12.42:12.41:12.41:1
Clutch Diameter9.129.12

-

10.3410.341111111111

Axle Ratio S

3.08:13.08:1

-

3.08:13.08:13.31:13.07:13.31:13.55:13.55:1

Axle Ratio E

2.73:12.73:1

-

2.73:12.73:13.07:12.73:13.07:13.31:13.31:1

Axle Ratio P

3.36:13.36:1

-

3.36:13.36:13.55:1a3.31:13.55:13.73:13.73:1
4-Speed Manual Transmission

DrivetrainsBase

L22

Z/28

Base

L65

L48

L35

L34

L79

L89

C.I230250302307350350396396396396
1st Gear2.85:12.85:12.52:1b2.85:12.54:12.52:lb2.52:b2.20:1b2.20:1b2.20:1b
2nd Gear2.02:12.02:11.88:12.02:11.80:11.88:11.88:11.64:11.64:11.64:1
3rd Gear1.35:11.35:11.46:11.35:11.44:11.46:11.46:11.27:11.27:11.27:1
4th Gear1.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:11.00:1
Reverse2.85:12.85:12.59:12.85:12.54:12.59:12.59:12.26:12.26:12.26:1
Clutch Diameter9.129.1210.3410.3410.341111111111

Axle Ratio S

3.08:13.08:13.73:13.08:13.08:13.31:13.07:13.31:13.55:13.55:1

Axle Ratio E

2.73:12.73:13.55:12.73:12.73:13.07:12.73:13.07:13.31:13.31:1

Axle Ratio P

3.36:13.36:14.10:1a3.36:13.36:13.55:la3.31:13.55:1a3.73:1a3.73:1a

Available Rear Axle Code Specifications

CodeRatio

Note

BA2.56:1

-

BB2.56:1

-

BC3.36:1

-

BD

3.36:1

Locking

BI2.73:1

-

BL3.07:1

-

BM3.31:1

-

BN3.55:1

-

BO3.73:1

-

BP2.73:1

-

BQ

2.73:1

Locking

BR

3.07:1

Locking

BS

3.31:1

Locking

BT

3.55:1

Locking

BU

3.73:1

Locking

BV

4.10:1

Locking

BW

4.56:1

Locking

BX

4.88:1

Locking

PA3.08:1

-

PB2.56:1

-

PC

2.56:1

Locking

PE

3.08:1

Locking

PX

2.73:1

Locking

PY2.56:1

-

PZ

2.56:1

Locking

QN

4.88:1

Locking

QS

2.56:1

Locking

QT

2.73:1

Locking

QU

3.07:1

Locking

QV

3.31:1

Locking

QW

3.55:1

Locking

QX

3.73:1

Locking

QY

4.10:1

Locking

QZ

4.56:1

Locking

1969 Camaro Factory Options

Regular Production Option (RPO)

RPODescriptionQuantityRetail (1969)Retail (2020 est.)
12337

Camaro Sport Coupe, 6-Cylinder

34,541$2,621.00$18,254.16
12367

Camaro Convertible, 6-Cylinder

1,707$2,835.00$19,744.58
12437

Camaro Sport Coupe, 8-Cylinder

190,971$2,727.00$18,992.40
12467

Camaro Convertible, 8-Cylinder

15,866$2,940.00$20,475.86
AR1Less Head Restraint
AS1

Belts, Standard Front Shoulder (Convertible)

47$23.20$161.58
AS4

Belts, Custom Deluxe Rear Shoulder

37$26.35$183.52
AS5

Belts, Standard Rear Shoulder (Coupe)

78$23.20$161.58
A01

Soft Ray Tinted Glass, All Windows

114,733$32.65$227.39
A02

Tinted Glass, Windshield

A31Power Windows3,058$105.35$733.72
A39

Belts, Custom Deluxe Front / Rear (Convertible)

4,901$9.00$62.68
A67

Seat, Rear Folding

4,397$42.15$293.56
A85

Belts, Custom Deluxe Front Shoulder (Convertible)

922$26.35$183.52
B37

Floor Mats, Color-Keyed Front and Rear

37,158$11.60$80.79
B93

Guards, Door Edge

57,128$4.25$29.60
CE1

Headlight Washer (std w/ Rally Sport)

116$15.80$110.04
C06

Top, Power (Convertible)

9,631$52.70$367.03
C08

Vinyl Roof Cover (Coupe)

100,602$84.30$587.11
C50

Defroster, Rear Window ($32.65 for conv)

7,912$22.15$154.27
C60Air Conditioning (n/a 375hp or 302ci)44,737$376.00$2,618.68
DX1

Striping, Front Accent

20,479$25.30$176.20
D33

Mirror, Left Outside Remote Control

7,771$10.55$73.48
D34

Mirror, Visor Vanity

9,002$3.20$22.29
D55

Console (Includes Floor-Mount Shifter)

156,225$53.75$374.35
D80Spoiler (included with Z28)19,040$32.65$227.39
D90

Striping, Sport

26,729$25.30$176.20
D96

Striping, Fender

5,176$15.80$110.04
F41Suspension, special purpose front and rear5,929$10.55$73.48
GT1Rear Axle, 2.56 Ratio
G31Springs, special rear (incl rear bumper guards)556$20.05$139.64
G76Rear Axle, 3.36 Ratio
G80Positraction Rear Axle48,755$42.15$293.56
-Rear Axle, optional ratios$2.15$14.97
G84Rear Axle, 4.10 Ratio
G92Rear Axle, 3.08 Ratio
G94Rear Axle, 3.31 Ratio
G96Rear Axle, 3.55 Ratio
G97Rear Axle, 2.73 Ratio
H01Rear Axle, 3.07 Ratio
H05Rear Axle, 3.73 Ratio
JL8Power Brakes, front and rear disc206$500.30$3,484.38
J50Power Brakes, front and rear drum82,890$42.15$293.56
J52Power Brakes, front disc, rear drum67,231$64.25$447.47
KD5Ventilation, engine heavy-duty closed positive52$6.35$44.23
K02Fan, temperature controlled (V8 only)1,052$15.80$110.04
K05Heater, engine block2,124$10.55$73.48
K79Generator, 42-amp Delcotron224$10.55$73.48
K85Generator, 63-amp Delcotron114$26.35$183.52
LM1Engine, 350ci, 225hp Turbo-Fire V810,406$52.70$367.03
L22Engine, 250ci, 155hp Turbo-Thrift 6-cyl18,660$26.35$183.52
L34

Engine, 396ci, 350hp Turbo-Jet V8 (SS)

2,018$184.35$1,283.92
L35

Engine, 396ci, 325hp Turbo-Jet V8 (SS)

6,752$63.20$440.16
L48

Engine, 350ci, 300hp Turbo-Fire V8 (base SS)

22,339
L65Engine, 350ci, 250hp Turbo-Fire V826,898$21.10$146.95
L78

Engine, 396ci, 375hp Turbo-Jet V8 (SS)

4,889$316.00$2,200.81
L89Engine, 396ci, 375hp, aluminum heads (SS)311$710.95$4,951.47
MB1Transmission, Torque-drive (6-cylinder only)2,186$68.65$478.12
M11Shift Lever, floor mounted35,586$10.55$73.48
MC1Transmission, special 3-speed3,079$79.00$550.20
M20Transmission, 4-speed wide range manual37,816$195.40$1,360.88
M21Transmission, 4-speed close ratio manual26,501$195.40$1,360.88
M22Transmission, 4-speed close ratio heavy-duty2,117$322.10$2,243.29
M35Transmission, Powerglide automatic78,849$163.70$1,140.10
M383-Speed Automatic Transmission, 300 Deluxe
M40Transmission, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic66,423$190.10$1,323.97
NC8Exhaust System, dual chambered1,526$15.80$110.04
N10Exhaust System, dual5,545$30.55$212.77
N33Tilt Steering Column6,575$45.30$315.50
N34Steering Wheel, wood-grained plastic rim6,883$34.80$242.37
N40Power Steering141,607$94.80$660.24
N44Special Steering, quick ratio2,161$15.80$110.04
N65Tire, space saver2,228$19.00$132.33
N66

Super Sport Wheel, Hub Cap, and Trim Ring

N95Wheel Covers, simulated wire2,118$73.75$513.64
N96Wheel Covers, mag style2,866$73.75$513.64
PA2Wheel Covers, mag-spoke style1,362$73.75$513.64
PK8

Tires, E78x14 2-ply whitewall

102,328$32.10$223.56
PL5

Tires, F70x14 2-ply white letter

30,605$63.05$439.12
PU6

E70-15-4 PR Tires, White letter

PW7

Tires, F70x14 2-ply white stripe

14,457$62.60$435.98
PW8

Tires, F70x14 2-ply red stripe

6,243$62.60$435.98
PY4

Tires, F70x14 fiberglass belt white stripe

5,783$88.60$617.06
PY5

Tires, F70x14 fiberglass belt red stripe

1,085$88.60$617.06
P01Wheel Covers, bright metal106,386$21.10$146.95
P06Wheel Trim Rings (use w/standard hubcaps)2,401$21.10$146.95
T60Battery, heavy duty9,738$8.45$58.85
U15Speed Warning Indicator2,111$11.60$80.79
U16Tachometer1410$52.70$367.03
U17Special Instruments (requires V8 & console)29,524$94.80$660.24
U25Luggage compartment lamp
U26Underhood lamp
U27Glove compartment lamp
U28Ash tray lamp
U29Instrument panel courtesy lights
U35Clock, electric (included with RPO U17)20,330$15.80$110.04
U46Light Monitoring System1,450$26.35$183.52
U57Stereo Tape System6,239$133.80$931.86
U63Radio, AM pushbutton206,598$61.10$425.54
U69

Radio, AM/FM pushbutton

8271$133.80$931.86
U73Antenna, manual rear-mount16,394$9.50$66.16
U79

Radio, AM/FM stereo

2,359$239.10$1,665.23
U80Speaker, rear seat26,862$13.20$91.93
VE3Bumper, special body-color front12,650$42.15$293.56
V01Radiator, heavy duty3,802$14.75$102.73
V31Guards, front bumper12,657$12.65$88.10
V32Guards, rear bumper12,369$12.65$88.10
V75Tire Chain, liquid188$23.20$161.58
X11Style trim (Included on SS350)
X22

Style trim w/ SS396

X33

Style trim w/ Z28

X44Base model
X55

Base model w/ SS350

X66

Base model w/ SS396

X77

Base model w/ Z28

ZJ7Wheels, rally48,735$35.85$249.68
ZJ9Auxiliary Lighting Group15,768$13.70$95.41
ZK3Belts, custom deluxe reat/shoulder (coupe)18,760$12.15$84.62
ZL2Hood, special ducted10,026$79.00$550.20
Z10Indy Sport Coupe Accents-$36.90$256.99
Z11Indy Sport Convertible Accents3,675$36.90$256.99
Z21Style Trim Group102,740$47.40$330.12
Z22Rally Sport Package37,773$131.65$916.89
Z23Interior, special (included with RPO Z87)66,469$17.95$125.01
Z27Super Sport (SS) Package34,932$295.95$2,061.17
Z28Special Performance Package (coupe)20,302$458.10$3,190.47
Z87Custom Interior39,875$110.60$770.28
959Paint, two-tone5,909$31.60$220.08

1969 Camaro Color Options

Exterior & Interior Color Combinations

Paint Sample

Paint Code

Exterior

Vinyl Top

Stripes

Interiors

10Tuxedo BlackBk-WWB-Bk-Mg-Ib-R-Dg-Bh-Ih

40Butternut YellowBk-WBkBk-Ib-Dg-Bh-Ih

50Dover WhiteBk-WBkB-Bk-Mg-Ib-R-Dg-Bh-Ih

51Dusk BlueBk-WWB-Bh-Bk-Ib-Ih

52Garnet RedBk-WBk-WBh-Bk-Ib-Ih-R

53Glacier BlueBk-WBk-WB-Bh-Bk-Ib-Ih

55Azure TurquoiseBk-WBk-WBh-Bk-Ib-Ih

57Fathom GreenBk-WWBh-Bk-Dg-Ib-Ih-Mg

59Frost GreenBk-WBk-WBh-Bk-Dg-Ib-Ih-Mg

61Burnished BrownBk-WWBh-Bk-Ib-Ih

63ChampagneBk-WBk-WBh-Bk-Dg-Ib-Ih

65Olympic GoldBk-WBk-WBh-Bk-Dg-Ib-Ih

67BurgundyBk-WR-WBh-Bk-Ib-Ih-R


69Cortez SilverBk-WBk-WB-Bh-Bk-Dg-Ib-Ih-R

71LeMans BlueBk-WBk-WB-Bh-Bk-Ib-Ih

72Hugger OrangeBk-WW-BkBh-Bk-Ib-Ih-Oh

76Daytona YellowBk-WBkBh-Bk-Ib-Ih-Yh

79Rallye GreenBk-WW-BkBh-Bk-Ib-Ih

53/50G-Blue/Dover WhiteBk-WWB-Bh-Bk-Ib-Ih

55/50A-Turq/Dover WhiteBk-WWBh-Bk-Ib-Ih

53/51G-Blue/Dusk BlueBk-WBkB-Bh-Bk-Ib-Ih

51/53Dusk Blue/G-BlueBk-WWB-Bh-Bk-Ib-Ih

65/50O-Gold/Dover WhiteBk-WWBh-Bk-Dg-Ib-Ih

61/63B-Brown/ChampagneBk-WBh-Bk-Ib-Ih

Interior Codes: 711=Bk/S, 712=Bk/C, 713=Bh/C, 714=Yh/C, 715=B/S, 716=B/C, 718=R/S, 719=R/C, 720=0h/C, 721=Mg/S, 722=Mg/C, 723=Dg/S, 725=Dg/C, 727=Ib/S, 729=Ih/C.

Abbreviations: B = Blue, Bh = Black Hounds tooth, Bk = Black, C = Custom, Dg = Dark Green, Ib = lvory/Black, Ih = lvory/Hounds tooth, Mg = Medium Green, Oh = Orange/Hounds tooth, R = Red, S = Standard, W = White, Yh = Yellow/Hounds tooth.

Vinyl & Convertible Top Colors

Vinyl TopCodeConvertible TopCode
BlackBBlackB
Dark BlueCBlueC
WhiteEWhiteE
Dark BrownFBrownF
Midnight GreenSGreenS

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