Split bumper or full

Discussion in '1970 - 1973 Specific' started by jij116, Dec 9, 2017.

  1. jij116

    jij116 New Member

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    I have a 70 SS L78 , my question
    Did all of these L78's COME with a split bumper or did some have the full
     

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  2. Gary S

    Gary S Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

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    The split bumper was the Rally Sport option. It could be on any Camaro. So, only SS396 that was ordered with RS got the split bumper. Roughly 1 out of 5 Camaros had RS, so likely about 1 out of 5 SS396 would have the split bumper.
     
  3. Green hornet

    Green hornet Veteran Member

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    Your car is a full bumper car. As Gary stated above only the RS package had a split bumper along with the round marker lights.
     
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  4. jbloake

    jbloake Veteran Member

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    The OP must be referring to another 70 car he has , not the one in the picture above .
     
  5. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    No
     
  6. Smokey15

    Smokey15 Veteran Member

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    A lot of idiots replace the full bumper with a pair of 'short' bumpers and try to sell as a real split bumper car. They don't replace the header panel, etc. I have no problem with anyone doing that, but don't try to bullshit.
     
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  7. Bamaro

    Bamaro Veteran Member

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    IMO, do it right or dont do it at all.
     
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  8. CamarosRus

    CamarosRus Veteran Member

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    Mike Steitz 70 L-78 One of the two best restored L-78 known to exist !!!!!!!
     
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  9. 70-camaro

    70-camaro Veteran Member

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    Agreed. There is more to an 70-73 RS Camaro than the front bumpers
     
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  10. mallard

    mallard Veteran Member

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    I've never cared for that "fake" rally sport look but to each his own.
     
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