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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 03-23-2004, 08:45 PM   #46
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

...Like I said. They both make good engines. When your looking at weight-horsepower Chevey's are better. I dont know why, but thats what my auto teacher told me. He's a Ford guy and he can admit that they are better if your looking for weight-horsepower
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Old 03-23-2004, 09:14 PM   #47
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Dude, do you really not know how to spell CHEVY or what?
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In my experience, Ford has always made more HP per CID. That is an unbiased opinion since I am a mopar man.
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Old 03-29-2004, 07:12 PM   #49
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

Don't get me started on why they barely make engines over a 350 now days. In the 70's the government ruined muscle cars. They made them lower the compression and use unleaded fuel etc.
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Old 06-30-2004, 08:20 PM   #50
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One government requirment I hate is the catilylitic(or however you spell it)converters. They ruined True dual exhausts. Buy a '74 or before car, there are not near as many requirements.
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Old 07-01-2004, 03:14 PM   #51
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

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NA 6's wont put out that much but add a turbo or a SC and it will. but that's not my point, im just saying you dont need big blocks anymore unless your driving a truck and need to haul things, that's why they dont put BB's in cars stock these days.

ls1 is more than enough for most people and GM isnt going to cater to the 1% of people that like to waste gas burning rubber all the way down the QM track.
no its cause of a $5000 gas guzzler tax.
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Old 07-01-2004, 03:17 PM   #52
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Is it? Oh well.
Just give us an affordable rear drive car with a V8 then...I don't care if it's a camaro or not. They don't even make any full size rwd cars anymore...not affordable ones anyway.
You ever wonder why so many people drive trucks or suv's now? NO REAR DRIVE FULL FRAME CARS!!!
They say that they're making what the customer wants, well, I'm a customer who finally has enough money for a new car. And I can't find something that I WANT!!
Sorry...sorry...It just ticks me off that I can't buy a new car to be proud of. I'd like to look back ten years from now and say "Yeah, I bought it brand new and it still runs and drives that way"
I've got to get a car that someone else has already had and done god knows what to, and start from scratch to have something nice. I want something I can buy, and just maintain.
I guess I should have been born twenty years before I really was.
Anyone else feel the same?

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Chevys do have the best Power to weight ratio, especially back in the late 60's early 70's when they were messing around with prototype engines, and then would dump them in consumer vehicles to get rid of them. My father bought a '70 Z-28 (which i now have) and ended up with an all aluminum 350. The guys at the local Indy car shop which he is friends with played around with it and it pulls about 525HP at 10,000 rpms when they were through, and can do about a high 10's 1/4. Talk about a screammer, ...
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Mustang really seems to own the genre right now. The best way to trump them would be to make a body-on-frame Camaro. That would present a real choice.
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

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Chevys do have the best Power to weight ratio, especially back in the late 60's early 70's when they were messing around with prototype engines, and then would dump them in consumer vehicles to get rid of them. My father bought a '70 Z-28 (which i now have) and ended up with an all aluminum 350. The guys at the local Indy car shop which he is friends with played around with it and it pulls about 525HP at 10,000 rpms when they were through, and can do about a high 10's 1/4. Talk about a screammer, ...

An all aluminum 350!?? And 10,000 rpm!??
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Old 01-19-2005, 02:19 PM   #56
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

http://hp-car.com/2005.html that camaro slightly redesigned plus the Z06s 405hp LS6, with say..a $25,000 base price. I'd buy it in a fucking heartbeat.
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

Just to point out, the Chevy 572 makes 620HP on pump gas.

Just picture slapping a turbo on that baby!!! Talking 1200HP real quick with intercoolers, high boost and alky injection.
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

Figure Camaro and Firebird will be back by 2007-08.
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Re: What should Chevy's next step with the Camaro be.

RIGHT ON! It MUST be rear wheel drive and not overpriced like the poor GTO. Just as in the 60's, Mustang performance and price is the target!
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