The Torsen applies a positive torque to both drive wheels in a turn. Friction within the differential sets up a vibration in the axle which may be heard as an audible noise. My Classic Garage is proud to partner with BridgePoint Risk Management, who offers a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special interest, and limited edition cars that is designed exclusively for a collector like you. Although, a few leftover units may have been installed in 1997 cars. That engine is rated at a healthy 285 horsepower that's enough to keep you fighting the car to keep it reasonably near the speed limit no matter what road you're on.Next
There are a few things you may want to add: The open differential is limited by the torque of the spinning wheel. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties. The problem with the open differential is when one wheel has traction problems. The Torsen will support up to a 2. What is included in Roadside Assistance? Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising.Next
This replaced the quartet of square inset headlights. If there's ever a time to avoid a missed gear, that would be it. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. If motified the car will easly exceed the stock standard. A modern classic means modern fuel-injected power. Plus, this has all the right premium features like power windows, power locks, keyless entry, power steering, cruise control, and cold air conditioning. This is the first year for daytime running lights, and the last year of no speed limiter.Next
These are based on numbers from an unknown source of the info. Includes Performance Lubricants Package, mandatory. When fourth gear was reached and the torque converter locked up, the Camaro's 350-cube V-8 seemed to loaf along, barely above idle. This can result in a sudden transition to understeer or oversteer especially if the car is cornering to begin with. The important thing is that the cars are numbered in such a manner that no two cars are numbered the same except for Canada, U.
Both the front and rear suspension design was improved over its predecessor. It also provides maximum protection against thermal and viscosity breakdown, reduces oil consumption, and keeps engines cleaner. So much for the class on Open and Closed Differentials. Infact the car was made for auto. The car surged and groaned loudly against its brakes. All models came with a red Chevrolet Bowtie on the grille. The standard Camaro seatbelts were in place, but we ignored them and buckled on the wide racing lap belts, tugging hard on the cinching strap.Next
They retained the exact same suspension as a Z28 convertible. The rear fenders were structural steel, and the doors and front fenders were plastic. Even after 5 years of owning it, it still puts a fiendish grin on my face when I get to a light. For 1997, production numbers between Mustang and Camaro were fairly similar, with just over 10,000 more Mustangs being produced than Camaros. The exhaust gasses exit from the muffler into two 2. The advanced formula extends engine life by reducing oil flow restriction, engine friction and oil consumption. Use of friction modifier is not required, and will not improve performance of the differential.Next
The base models came with 16 inch steel wheels with hubcaps. And though the car would get a mild update the following year, the only easy way to distinguish a 1997 Camaro from its predecessors from the previous few years was the inclusion of new tri-colored taillights. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale. It acts as an open differential until one tire is spinning twice the speed of the other. I will, however, provide the alternate general break down numbers for those that conflict with Compnine's records.Next
At low rpm, both fans operated on 6 V, but on high rpm, both operated on 12 V. Reading your web site page on Torsen, you did a fine job of noting differences between various differentials. The 97 feature upgraded tires from 8in to 9in thick. Now the bad… No car is without its down falls. The 30th Anniversary Camaro is audacious, with white paint and a pair of orange stripes running from the nose to the tail. Note that convertibles were not equipped with the same size tires or wheels as the coupes. The shark-like nose, 16-inch five-point alloys, and integrated rear spoiler are all part of a seriously sporty package direct from Chevy.Next