Aaron's 76 Type LT Project

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by 76_TypeLT, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. 76_TypeLT

    76_TypeLT Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2008
    Houston, TX
    Hey everyone, my name is Aaron and I own a 76 Type LT in Houston, TX. I've had my Camaro since March 1993 (got her when I was a junior in HS). I drove her for 8 yrs/130k miles until April 2001. She has been sitting in my garage since then. I've been slowly buying parts (mainly interior and body) and am at the point I can start doing some real work. Mainly wanted to say hello and start a project thread for my 76. This site has been great and has been very inspiring, so I will be doing lots of reading in the meantime since it looks like every question imaginable has been asked and answered already!

    Here she is now in my garage looking kind of sad


    Here she was back in March 1993 looking a little better



    Last edited: Aug 28, 2008
  2. markfromark

    markfromark Member

    Jun 13, 2008
    Conway, Arkansas
    Hey Aaron, I'm also working on a '76 LT - having a blast!
  3. 76_TypeLT

    76_TypeLT Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2008
    Houston, TX
    Sweet, glad there are a few 76s still out there! It's been a challenge at times finding parts that are unique to the 74-77 body. Can't wait to start on some actual work and show some pics.
  4. Toy71Camaro

    Toy71Camaro Veteran Member

    Apr 28, 2007
    Central Valley, CA
    clean looking car you got there. should be a fun project. keep us updated with lots of pics :)
  5. 76zo6CAMARO

    76zo6CAMARO Veteran Member

    Dec 8, 2007
    Macon, Georgia
    Nice car. Good to see someone else starting a big bumper project.
  6. Sweet76

    Sweet76 Veteran Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    Appomattox, VA
    Im restoring a 76 but mine isn't an LT.
    The folks on this website are a wealth of info. They have been a big help on my project. When it comes to camaros somebody on here has "been there and done that" !!
    Good Luck
    :bowtie: :bowtie:
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  7. 76_TypeLT

    76_TypeLT Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2008
    Houston, TX
    Yeah, I saw the sticky in the suspension forum and it was a dream come true. My wife might not like it but it gives more even more inspiration. Tons of info to say the least.

    The car is clean overall but will be getting a major overhaul in all depts. I wish I had the room to take her apart completely, but will instead have to do this in phases. But I know this car inside and out, so should not be too bad getting her ready for the paint and body shop.
  8. V8TEC

    V8TEC Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Excellent, another big bumper car, and a Type LT at that! :bowtie:
    Definitely keep us updated on the progress!
  9. K5JMP

    K5JMP Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    welcome to Nasty-Z!

    cool car, can't wait to see how your project progresses...
    good bunch of folks here, and a wealth of knowledge about our cars....
    a little nutty at times, but like family... lolololol:)
  10. RickSSR

    RickSSR Veteran Member

    Sep 22, 2004
    So Cal. USA
    Very Cool 76 LT!:bowtie:

    RickSSR :cool:

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