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I am 17 years old and have made a bet with a friend. Did GM ever put a 454 in a production camaro? The bet excludes all tuner cars and any prototype vehicles. THEY MUST HAVE BEEN PUT IN PRODUCTION
 

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Not in a 1st Gen ('67-'69), for sure.

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i have never heard of GM putting 454 in camaro for production.
baldwin motion car had 454's but they were dealer installed,from what I understand the 1st 427 cars were really a loophole in GM that created them.
a good source for more info on this subject would the super car registery athttp://www.yenko.net/

this not to say a 454 won't fit cause do.... rather well I might add!

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The answer is no.
As you mention, there were "tuner" or dealer installed 454's and one 454 prototype, but I believe GM corparate forbid putting anything larger than 400 cubic inches into the camaro.
 

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i thought they lifted the 400+ ci ban, and the 70' SS had a 454 option? or i am wrong?
 

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CamaronotCamero- Your wrong.

The 454 was never put in a production Camaro. The 427 was put in at the factory I 'believe' in 68-69, when there were enough yenko cars sold that the dealer couldn't handle the load of installing that many motors, so they convinced GM to do it for them.

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I think he means in the chevelle.
I think the GM ban was on cars smaller than a mid-size, and didn't include the vette.

I'm not sure if pontiac told the GM execs to get stuffed cause they put the 455 into their cars.
 

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i no gm never dropped in 454's, but didn't the after-market company, motion performance put 454's in the second gen camaro's?
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The 2nd Gen Motion cars could have the 454. But it was still a non factory installed motor. The 396 was the only Big Block from the FACTORY available in first Gens. Then you had the dealer installed 427 (both iron and aluminum 427's).

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Matt, except for COPOs.
Also Baldwin Motion put 454's in late 69 Camaros, after the LS6 came out in the Chevelle.
 
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