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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 02-20-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,319
Posted By Q-ship
You know that the LS3 and the L92 are basicly the...

You know that the LS3 and the L92 are basicly the same head when it comes to flow? The only difference in the GMPP catalog is that the LS3 has a slight advantage in the amount of lift it can take.
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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-13-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,623
Posted By Q-ship
Wrong, my 68 Chevelle weights 3570, the 6...

Wrong, my 68 Chevelle weights 3570, the 6 cylinder Chevelle shipping weight was 3400 for the stripper and the is not a tank. The 5th Gen Camaro is a pig when it comes to weight, all new cars are...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 23,711
Posted By Q-ship
There are plenty here who think that GM should...

There are plenty here who think that GM should make it street legal, which is the real point. I don't know about the laws in Canada, but the loop hole you think you can use will not fly here in the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 23,711
Posted By Q-ship
No way, no how, it can't happen. It will fail...

No way, no how, it can't happen. It will fail crash testing due to the injuries the cage would cause to the unhelmeted driver, the fuel cell would be a big failure in crash testing. Remember that...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 09-29-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By Q-ship
Dealers like Autos because they are easier to...

Dealers like Autos because they are easier to sell to shiftless americans. Manual all the way for me.

You know what a Corvette with an automatic trans is.............a production line error..lol
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-13-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 134,946
Posted By Q-ship
But that 350 was the standard engine not a...

But that 350 was the standard engine not a serious performance engine, it what ended up as the 300 hp/350 that powered everything from Novas, Chevelles, Caprices, BASE Corvette, Impalas,...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-23-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 134,946
Posted By Q-ship
Actual McFarland's SS350 Camaro was NOT the #1...

Actual McFarland's SS350 Camaro was NOT the #1 Camaro, it was the first Camaro released for modification to a magazine and the 1st Camaro shipped to the west coast.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-20-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,673
Posted By Q-ship
Not exactly 100% true. Yes the Z/28 was the best...

Not exactly 100% true. Yes the Z/28 was the best handling package Camaro from the factory. BUT the Z/28 was a parts bin car, it was the best handling selected pieces from the Camaro option list and...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-20-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,368
Posted By Q-ship
There is a reason that the cats are so far up on...

There is a reason that the cats are so far up on modern vehicles. The closer to the engine the cats are the faster they get to operating tempeture and the sooner they work. Cold start emission is...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-06-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 134,946
Posted By Q-ship
No way is there going to be a LS7 powered Z/28...

No way is there going to be a LS7 powered Z/28 for 42k, that my friend is a pipe dream. The LS7 is a HANDBUILT engine not the assembly line engine like the LS3 so the cost will not get better with...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-03-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 134,946
Posted By Q-ship
With a minor PCM retune and some CNC ported...

With a minor PCM retune and some CNC ported heads, may be a slight change in cam timing, we could have an easy 470-480 without the cost of a handbuilt LS7. I don't mean that we should do it exactly...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-01-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 134,946
Posted By Q-ship
Thinner glass would require crash...

Thinner glass would require crash recertification, the windshield and rear glass is part of the structure of the vehicles nowadays. Side glass I can not speak too. There is more to adding the LS7...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-09-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,171
Posted By Q-ship
Sorry about that, I knew that too.......DOH! ...

Sorry about that, I knew that too.......DOH!



Take your Ford bug and stuff it, I am about making the Z/28 a performance car not and fat pig! I apprechate Ford for doing it right on weight and...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-06-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,171
Posted By Q-ship
I have weight in on this in other threads. I...

I have weight in on this in other threads. I have to disagree with you Number 3, this Generation can lose near 200 pounds. Lighter non-bling wheels would be a huge area, 18" lighter rims and tires...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-04-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,679
Posted By Q-ship
Because the 302 was a special built engine not...

Because the 302 was a special built engine not available in any other model for racing. You want a low rent mild tuned up truck engine to save money, that is NOT a Z/28 but a V8 LS or LT Camaro. I...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-04-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,679
Posted By Q-ship
What he said....for the most part. The 67 Camaro...

What he said....for the most part. The 67 Camaro was available with a V8 outside of an SS. Yes to get the 350 required the SS in 67 being that the 350 was new to that year. There are plenty of 327...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-02-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,679
Posted By Q-ship
That would make the Z28 a low rent V8 model or...

That would make the Z28 a low rent V8 model or more like just a V8 LT Camaro. The Z/28 has to keep the heritage of the original, a tuned up LS3 (450 - 470 HP) with ZL1 style dual mode exhaust,...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-05-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,875
Posted By Q-ship
With the NTSB saftey regulation you honestly...

With the NTSB saftey regulation you honestly believe that the next generation of either platform is going to get lighter? All I can say is evidence has not supported that, all the newer vehicle are...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,875
Posted By Q-ship
That is a weight we will never see with this...

That is a weight we will never see with this generation Camaro, but 3800 is very doable. To many saftey things make all new car way too heavy, the Mustang in the generation (looks like 2014) will...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,438
Posted By Q-ship
Why can't it happen? I am not saying lose 400...

Why can't it happen? I am not saying lose 400 lbs (that would be a huge undertaking costing big bucks) but how about 200 to 300 lbs with lossing the heavy a$$ bling wheels (18" rims will fit with...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,438
Posted By Q-ship
Yes a heavy car can handle BUT it is much better...

Yes a heavy car can handle BUT it is much better to do it with a lighter car. Besides loosing weight makes the need for bigger brakes a nonissue, less spring rate and smaller swatbars which keep...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,875
Posted By Q-ship
Forget all the HP craziness, build the Z28 in the...

Forget all the HP craziness, build the Z28 in the way is was originally intended. LIGHTEN the damn heavy weight Camaro, lose the big heavy a$$ bling wheels (18"s will fit with the Brembos), Tune the...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-04-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 34,474
Posted By Q-ship
Has anyone noted that the Z06 Corvette that was...

Has anyone noted that the Z06 Corvette that was out run on Seca by the Boss is a 2005 model year. That is the first model year of the Z06 and only a 5.7 LS6 NOT the 505 HP LS7, remember there was a...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-01-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 58,828
Posted By Q-ship
I can't see an economic reason for GM not offer a...

I can't see an economic reason for GM not offer a auto in the ZL1, the CTS-V offers an automatic. The durablity and programing of the 6L90E would be the same as it would be in the Cadillac or it...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-01-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,670
Posted By Q-ship
Engine size has always been about advertising not...

Engine size has always been about advertising not based in reality. Fords and Chevys original 427 were actually 426 which works out to 6.97 litres. Yes the LS7 is closer to 428 but the SS396 cars...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-22-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,738
Posted By Q-ship
Yeap Shaver's did dyno work on the Ecotec, but it...

Yeap Shaver's did dyno work on the Ecotec, but it wasn't anything that found its way on to a production Cobalt. All that work was for the GMPP and the race car that Bothwells was campaining at the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-16-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,738
Posted By Q-ship
I gotta call BS on this.....why would GM use an...

I gotta call BS on this.....why would GM use an outside vendors chassis dyno? You don't think that GM has one or 20 chassis dynos around. The number sounds right but I dont' believe that it...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-13-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,680
Posted By Q-ship
This is going to tick-off alot of the I want the...

This is going to tick-off alot of the I want the Z28 to have the parts that I think it needs and the rest of the consumers can just suck it up....cause I want it.

There is more to installing the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-18-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,408
Posted By Q-ship
69 Cortez Silver (love that color on 69 Camaros),...

69 Cortez Silver (love that color on 69 Camaros), any of the 1st gen colors are acceptable to me not just the 67 ones. Hugger Orange would choice #2.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-10-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,432
Posted By Q-ship
Muscle car = Big Block + Midsized Coupe, that is...

Muscle car = Big Block + Midsized Coupe, that is not what the Camaro or the Z/28 in current form is. A Chevelle SS396 is a Muscle car and the Camaro SS396 are pony cars with muscle car traits.
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