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Hot Rod|August 2021
This 1969 Camaro RS/SS 396 was Found in Storage After Almost 40 Years
Steven Rupp

Barn finds are something we all dream about discovering, but few of us actually do. Today the term “barn find” refers to any really cool classic car that’s found stuffed away in some dusty corner, so it doesn’t actually have to be a barn, although that is a pretty cool bonus if so.

This barn find is pretty iconic: an RS/SS big-block 396 (325 hp) 1969 Camaro. It was built at the Van Nuys, California, assembly plant and originally sold by Bob Coyle Chevrolet in San Jose, California. The great news is that this Camaro came with a ton of original documents including the original Protect-O-Plate!

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