Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Discussion in 'Camaro Questions' started by Little Naples, Jun 20, 2005.

  1. Little Naples

    Little Naples Veteran Member

    On the following Camaro site

    http://www.gardenofspeedin.com/partslocguides/lnkCamaro.html

    under "Movies" they say it was an '81 that actually was crashed...They always use more than one car in movies.... they probably used a '79 for the driving scenes and the '81 was a stunt car for the wreck...I'll have to watch the movie again...the Phoebe Cates' scene is worth seeing again.
     
  2. MadMike

    MadMike Administrator Staff Member

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    It's a 79 - you can tell by the graphics.

    Also, at the end of the movie, when brad is getting robbed, the bandits arrive in a 78 - 81 Camaro. It's tough to pin down the year because it's out in the parking lot. [​IMG]
     
  3. Wicked 79 Z28

    Wicked 79 Z28 Member

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    I know that they did at least use two camaros for Jeffersons car. The one at the beginning of the movie that they show parking in the parking space has Fisher T-Tops. The one that is wrecked and they show sitting in the front of the school has Hurst T-tops. They both had the correct 79 graphics.

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  4. ram air dad

    ram air dad Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks for clrearing that one up! I bought one of those fast times 70 camaro die casts and for the life of me I couldn't remember that being a 70 camaro being driven in the movie. Oh well, it's a neat diecast.
     
  5. bert

    bert Veteran Member

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    Long time since watched, exterior shots suggested 79Z but interior shot just after accident has curved dash (78 and earlier) vs straight dash. As others have noted multiple cars / years used to film but audience was to believe 79Z
     
  6. onenastyz28

    onenastyz28 Veteran Member

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    That's not the only movie a camaro get's wrecked I was watching beverly hills cop the other day and that black camaro get's trashed in that.Sad to it was a nice car to
     
  7. tallman1970

    tallman1970 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    The car looks like a 79Z28 Silver with blue-decals,Interior looks like oyster maybe cloth.
     

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