1989 Camaro RS

Joe LohrCompleted Projects

This 1989 Camaro RS spent the last 9 years in the Schwartz family.. and has moved its way to a parts development car for third-gen F-body parts. We'll be releasing some exciting products in 2016 for third-gens after testing is complete on this build. CHECK OUT THE MAGAZINE FEATURE IN THE JANUARY ISSUE OF CHEVY HIGH PERFORMANCE! CLICK THE IMAGE: _DSC5701

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance stock-style panhard rear suspension w/custom tubular components
  • Schwartz Performance rear coilover conversion kit w/minitubs
  • Viking coilover shocks
  • Baer Brakes Pro+ 14" 6-piston front and rear brake kit


  • Rebuilt 1st gen 350 small block Chevy, bored to 355 ci
  • World Products iron heads
  • Holley 650cfm carburetor
  • Hooker stainless steel headers & Y-pipe
  • Custom stainless 3" exhaust with Magnaflow muffler


  • Rebuilt 700R4
  • Custom steel driveshaft
  • Moser 9-inch housing with 31 spline axles, 59.5" total width
  • 9" third member with TrueTrac diff and 3.70 gear

Wheels & Tires

  • Weld S77B wheels, 18x9.5" front with 5.1" BS, 18x12" rear with 7.6" BS
  • BFG Rival tires- 275/35/18 front, 315/30/18 rear

Paint & Body

  • Rust repair & sheet metal by Schwartz Performance
  • Body work & paint by Schwartz, color is Santorini Blue
  • Hawks Third Generation fiberglass cowl hood & spoiler

Other Features

  • Dakota Digital VHX series gauges
  • Bolt-in BeCool radiator w/dual electric fans
  • Classic LED's tail lights
  • 4th gen F-body seats

Disassembly gallery

Sheet metal & body work gallery

Minitub gallery

Suspension fabrication gallery

Assembly gallery

Completed gallery