The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, Barn-Bound for 30 Years, Holds a Tale of Unexpected Changes -9

The Camaro production increased slightly in 1969 as compared to the previous years, and just as expected, the base model was still the most popular one for obvious reasons.

Out of the over 243,000 units that got to see the daylight, more than 150,000 of them were actually base Camaros, while the RS package ended up being installed on close to 38,000 vehicles.

The SS was pretty close as well, with nearly 35,000 Camaros receiving this treatment before leaving the factory. The Z28 obviously remained the rarest version, though its production increased as well, so for the model year 1969, Chevrolet equipped more than 20,000 cars with this package.

The Camaro that we have here, however, comes with a series of questionable changes that could make some people walk away, though, at closer inspection, it’s still a solid candidate for a restomod if you don’t mind the occasional rust and the holes in the body.

First and foremost, in case you’re wondering why the Camaro is covered in primer, there’s a very simple explanation for this. While this doesn’t make much sense, eBay seller cncmillguy says a previous owner installed a new left fender, and because they wanted to have the same color as the rest of the car, they used primer on the entire body. So they didn’t want to paint just the new fender but the entire vehicle.

As for all the rust you see in the photos, there’s a good reason for this one too. The car spent over 3 decades in a barn before being moved outside where it was supposed to get a second chance. It didn’t, so it’s now listed for sale for someone else to restore it.

The engine under the hood is said to be a replacement 307 (5.0-liter) V8, and while no specifics have been provided on it, we do know it was running fine before the Camaro ended up in storage.

So does this Camaro really deserve a second chance? It seems it does, as the car has already received over 20 bids since going online on eBay, with the top offer at the time of writing exceeding $6,000.

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