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Old 06-16-2021, 07:40 PM
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Thumbs down When a COPO dies.....

Man,
Came across this today and its a bummer. I used to own this car. It was a 1970 Z28 COPO, and a #'s matching, build sheet JM certified Z28-COPO.

Sold it several years back. Just came across this ad, and it's been "pro toured" with a 572ci engine.

On bring a trailer
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...olet-camaro-21



I know it's not a "COPO" copo, but still cant believe that someone pulled the numbers engine and pro toured it.

This is what it looked like when I sold it:



and the Build Sheet



Bummer..... But this America. Looks like it brought in the $90's as a Pro Tour, much more than as the original COPO 9796.

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Old 06-16-2021, 08:00 PM
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Why no black grille?
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Old 06-16-2021, 08:43 PM
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My worst nightmare...
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That's a travesty IMO.
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Absolutely brutal. I wonder what they did with the drivetrain and comfortweave...
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Man, well, I thought I was going to see a picture of a rolled/totaled car when I read the thread title, so I guess it could be worse! Still a bummer when you think of all the NOM 2nd gens out there.

Wonder what happened to the original engine.
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Who ever changed that Z should be shot!! Everyone with a nice original car worst nightmare indeed...
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I've seen plenty of this with Corvettes, so sad but it's the world we live in.
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Substantial engineering went into COPO 9796 beyond just the rear spoiler.

Oh well, my car remains, and today is just a little bit more rare.
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I mean, I'm sure there are other stockers. I really don't like Pro-Touring stuff but it's honestly not that big of a deal. Especially if the guy kept all the original parts
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