Second Generation Camaro Owners Group - Camaro Frame Dimensions & Checking

If your car doesn't sit right, won't align properly, or you suspect it's been bent up in an accident you should measure the car. You check the car by measuring the following dimensions on the figure below and comparing them to the opposite side of the car, along with the factory spec from the below table.

There's an additional dimensional view of a 1972 chassis located here.

pictorial diagram to determine if your frame is straight

Horizontal Dimensions
Reference Dimension (1973) Dimension (1980)
A 37 11/16" 37 11/16"
B 28 13/16" 28 13/16"
C 39 5/8" 39 5/8"
D 57 1/4 57 1/4
E 45 1/4 45 1/4
F 32 7/8 32 7/8
G 33 7/16 33 7/16
H 84 11/16 84 11/16
I 74 1/16 74 1/16
J 37 1/16 37 1/16
K 60 13/16 60 7/16
L 45 7/16 45 1/4
M 43 11/16 43 9/16
N 45 3/8 38"

Vertical Dimensions
Reference Dimension (1973)

Dimension (1980)

a 9 11/16 9 11/16
b 9 1/16 9 1/16
c 9 15/16 9 15/16
d 6 9/16 3 9/16
e 3 15/16 7/8
f 17 1/16 13 3/4
g 13 1/4 10 1/4


Last updated: 8/30/2012
Author: MadMike Maciolek

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