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Old 02-10-2011, 11:20 AM   #18
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A nice LS7 in a Z28 would rock. Do not supercharge it but have be full of low end torque for road racing. And put a great track handling package on it. Would then put a price right between the SS and ZL1.
that would be just like the Base Corvette, Z06 and ZR1 I dont see why they couldnt do that
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Old 02-10-2011, 01:55 PM   #19
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This is just MHO....There is already a DI V8 coming very soon. We have heard of different displacements, the most popular has been the 5.5l and the 6.2. Strangae as this sounds, I would love to hearken back the the high revving 302 in the 1st gens, and load a 5.5 VVT DI with some special cam, let it redline at something really stupid like 8000 rpm, put a DCT 8 speed (I know, don't be hatin') and watch that thing turn 12's.
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:52 PM   #20
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I don't think the Boss 302 is a waste of money at all. I personally think that's its reasonably priced.

IMO you can't compare the Boss to a 5.0 because there's allot of features the Boss have that the 5.0 doesn't. Like for example the Recaro Racing Seats, Dual Mode Exhaust, Track Ready Suspension, and a factory Race Tune. thats just a couple feature the Boss have that the 5.0 doesn't. and the best part you get all that with a Full Factory warranty.

I don't think a moded/stock 5.0 will be faster than a moded/stock Boss 302.
i know what your are saying. i guess i really wanted the z/28 to be better then isn't going to be
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Old 02-10-2011, 04:04 PM   #21
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The Z/28 should be a car with 475HP, suspension capable of over 1g, weight reduction, lighter rims, great braking, short throw shifter, special seats, new hood/spoiler, full length racing stripes mandatory, (like convertible concept) splitters, wider tires, special exhaust, and anything else to make it a true attainable top-level drivers car. That right there is enough to make people forget about the Boss and run to the Z28.
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:09 PM   #22
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I want the Z/28 when/if it comes out, not the ZL1. Pull the LSa, drop a pumped up LS7, and put the car on a factory diet.....I'll buy it, as long as it has the Z/28 moniker on it. Or just wait til the 6th gen platform comes out and build it lighter. I just hate to have to wait that long.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:39 PM   #23
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The only thing I'll say is this....

I've seen too many comments today dogging on the ZL1 because of its name, or a number of other unknowns at this point. These comments are in the minority -- but in my opinon, any one of them is too many.

So I ask:

Whatever happens...please don't take out your passionate frustrations on other members...other Camaro drivers...other "family". From the LS to the ZL1...they're all CAMAROS....and I don't think anyone here can deny that every offering in the Camaro line is absolutely amazing in its own right.

Know that the Camaro team is as passionate, and enthusiastic as you are - and that they're listening.

And remember the name Camaro means "friend, pal, or comrade", as Fbodfather always says. Enjoy what we have, look to the future, and don't be nasty about it.

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Old 02-10-2011, 09:53 PM   #24
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the Z28 should come with lsx 454 from factory
Well, short stroke smaller cubed high rpm engines with close ratio gear boxes are best suited for the twisties...long stroke big cube motors run best down the straightaways. The smaller outruns the bigger in turns, and visa versa in the straights. Ford is producing a high reving short stroke 302 for the Boss 302, Chevy stopped making an equivalent along time ago. So.....whats is gonna be then for the Z28....current LS displacements are too big for true road track racing IMHO. I can only wonder what they are gonna cook up!.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:57 PM   #25
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The only thing I'll say is this....

I've seen too many comments today dogging on the ZL1 because of its name, or a number of other unknowns at this point. These comments are in the minority -- but in my opinon, any one of them is too many.

So I ask:

Whatever happens...please don't take out your passionate frustrations on other members...other Camaro drivers...other "family". From the LS to the ZL1...they're all CAMAROS....and I don't think anyone here can deny that every offering in the Camaro line is absolutely amazing in its own right.

Know that the Camaro team is as passionate, and enthusiastic as you are - and that they're listening.

And remember the name Camaro means "friend, pal, or comrade", as Fbodfather always says. Enjoy what we have, look to the future, and don't be nasty about it.

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