Some tips for buying a classic Chevrolet Camaro as a project car include checking the availability of aftermarket or original equipment parts needed, knowing the year and equipment package offered in the project Camaro, and shopping both online and in your local market for vehicles to find the best price. The Chevrolet Camaro went through several major body and mechanical changes during its production run. Chevrolet product the Camaro from 1967 through 2002 before the 2010 relaunch.
Parts to rebuild or enhance many project Camaro vehicles, especially later model production cars, have limited availability. Checking sources such as SuperChevy.com helps ensure the year and model of the vehicle you purchase has aftermarket parts available. Without aftermarket parts, the only available source to rehabilitate the Camaro are similar models in junk and salvage yards. More recent project Camaros, from 1995 to the end of production of the fourth generation in 2002, went through mechanical and body style changes frequently, making parts less interchangeable.
As of January 2016, Camaro project vehicles are available for sale from brokers such as Cars-On-Line.com and CamaroFinders.com. These resellers, in addition to local salvage yards and dealers, give buyers a wider variety of years and equipment packages than local shopping alone.