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View Poll Results: What's your favorite muscle car.
1 ST Gen Camaro 67 44.97%
Corvette 13 8.72%
4 TH Gen Comaro 5 3.36%
Dodge Charger 8 5.37%
Hemi Baracuda 11 7.38%
Mustang 12 8.05%
AC Cobra 6 4.03%
Fairlane 2 1.34%
Trans AM 11 7.38%
GTO 14 9.40%
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Old 10-12-2006, 01:18 AM   #91
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

alright the camaro is slated to come out in 2009 according to super chevy mag also what i think it should have is a base v6 around 200hp a 5.3 rs 300 hp ls2 z28 400 hp and the ss should have the ls7 500 hp for eating up all the new shelby gt 500's, also to sell well gm will have to smooth out the concept to appeal to female as well as male consumers and as far as putting a 454 in thats just ridiculous the thing weighs a ton(not really) the old big block is dead its not even in the 08' trucks any more why put a big block in it when you can get better fuel economy(25+ highway) equal performance and less curb weight out of the smalblock thats my
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Old 10-18-2006, 04:41 PM   #92
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i think that chevy should finally put a 383 cubic inch motor into a production vehicle. (the 350's bore of 4 inches and 400's stroke of 3.75inches). many people will love that cool looking 383 fender badge if they put them in there. i know a lot of people will say that the 55-02 smallblock is old technology and inferior, but you can get a very powerful and very reliable engine if built the right way. old 350's were known to last sometimes well over 200,000 miles, with just the little bit of blue smoke at startup due to valve seals going bad over time.

i do think that with today's technology, they may be able to produce a modern-day big block in all aluminum that probably weighs as much as a typical smallblock. the big advantage to a big block is that they make monstrous torque at low rpms and can therefore be built with lopey cams and high flowing cylinder heads without sacraficing too much streetability. lol who cares if youre torque at 1500 rpms drops from 500 to 400 lb/ft!!! it still just spins the wheels anyways lol...

by the way, about how much does an old smallblock and big block weigh? im guessing the smallblock comes in at around 450 pounds or so, but i hear the big block really is a lot heavier...
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Old 01-04-2007, 05:44 PM   #93
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

I guess you'll appreciate the new 427 LS7 in the ZO6 then....
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Old 01-13-2007, 07:54 AM   #94
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I guess you'll appreciate the new 427 LS7 in the ZO6 then....
The LS7 427 isn't a big block. LS engines are kinda like the old ford 351M engines, not a small block but not a big block either, a league of their own.
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Old 03-18-2007, 12:53 PM   #95
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They should make a two seater drop top Camaro with crazy horse power.
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Old 04-25-2007, 07:29 AM   #96
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

Well I think that the new camaro would be awesome might even look to buying one. But my biggest issue, is Chevy has been talking about bringing back the camaro for how long? since they discontinued it. I have seen so many new concept drawings for that car. I really doubt that they will come out with one. but if they do that will be awesome.
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Old 05-20-2007, 12:44 AM   #97
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the camaro is already coming

official site for the new one

http://www.chevrolet.com/performance/
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Old 12-10-2007, 05:06 PM   #98
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

Overall I'd have to pick the Mustang. Just so many different models I love. The new Saleen looks amazing, loved it in Transformers. I will always have a sweet spot for the GT500 from gone in 60 seconds. And I love my current car, 04 supercharged Cobra Mustang. Car is a beast!
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Old 12-10-2007, 05:28 PM   #99
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it's a 3-way tie for me
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