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Old 09-06-2011, 07:48 AM   #126
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Is the '12 LFX in the Camaro E85? Has anyone checked for sure that it has a yellow E85 gas cap?
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:19 AM   #127
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Is the '12 LFX in the Camaro E85? Has anyone checked for sure that it has a yellow E85 gas cap?
I haven't yet because I'm still on my first tank of gas lol! I'll check the cap n litriture and let you know
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:31 PM   #128
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Well no yellow gas cap on mine, I'll read through the owners info and see if I can't dig up some info on e85 compatibility
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:47 PM   #129
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I'll stick with my 2010 thank you very much.

Well maybe an upgrade to an SS but wouldn't trade it for the 2012 V6 not even for an extra 11 horses
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:39 AM   #130
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Hey new 2012 LFX owners - can we get some updates!? Excited to hear about how this thing performs, and sounds, and your overall impressions. Can someone snap a video with decent audio of the exhaust?

EDIT: Found this:


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Old 09-13-2011, 01:09 AM   #131
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Hey new 2012 LFX owners - can we get some updates!? Excited to hear about how this thing performs, and sounds, and your overall impressions. Can someone snap a video with decent audio of the exhaust?

EDIT: Found this:


(still want to hear whatever's new with your cars)
I love my 2012 LFX! Im just over 500 miles so I'm still breaking it in lol! The car handles great and has plenty of power to get going. The exhaust note Is a little tame from the drivers seat ( for my taste ) but thats nothing an mrt 2.0 won't fix! Once I get it over a thousand miles I'll run it out and give you an update. She needs a wash now so after that I will film an exhaust clip and post a link here for you. As far as the new stuff goes, it's nice not to have paid extra for the hands free controls and bluetooh stuff one less mod to do! I just think gm should have included the pdim to complete the package. Also having cruise control with my 6 speed is nice
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Old 09-18-2011, 01:39 AM   #132
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Ven, is the passenger's seat 6-way adjustable? Like, can you manually increase the height like the driver's seat?

Also, did you ever drive the LLT? I can't remember if it was you that said they had actually test drove both at some point. Just looking for a comparison between the feel of the cars. I don't really expect much, though one guy did say he felt the LFX seemed smoother at high RPM's.
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:07 AM   #133
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Are there any experiences about the LFX engine? Any problems yet?

I am a little bit concerned about the integrated exhaust manifold! I know just enough about engines that I think there might be a problem with those manifolds. I guess there could be a lot of stress to the engine head because of temp and pressure peaks at higher prolonged rpm's?!?

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Old 09-19-2011, 10:00 AM   #134
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Are there any experiences about the LFX engine? Any problems yet?

I am alittle bit concerned about the integrated exhaust manifold! I know just enough about engines that I think there might be a problem with those manifolds. I guess there could be a lot of stress to the engine head because of temp and pressure peaks at higher prolonged rpm's?!?
I highly doubt there will be an issue. The validation testing they do on engines is pretty severe, should be well sorted out before hitting the public. Other manufacturers have used a similar approach with success.
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:17 PM   #135
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Ven, is the passenger's seat 6-way adjustable? Like, can you manually increase the height like the driver's seat?

Also, did you ever drive the LLT? I can't remember if it was you that said they had actually test drove both at some point. Just looking for a comparison between the feel of the cars. I don't really expect much, though one guy did say he felt the LFX seemed smoother at high RPM's.
The passenger power contr Only adjusts the seat back postion, since I'm never on that side I really hadn't noticed lol! I test drove the llt and don't think I had enough time with it to make an accurate comparison, I will say that I haven't had an issue with shifting from 1st to 2nd like most have. This v6 does outshine any previous v6 that I have owned, however I feel that it feels lacking in torque a bit. Hopefully a few mods can push me into the seat a little better but for now I've already started prepping for my first cosmetic mods, hopefully by January I can have an intake and exhaust in.
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Old 09-21-2011, 07:31 PM   #136
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Bought a 1LT w/RS package. Power seats both sides...look on the back left spoke of the steering wheel and found the work CRUZE LS...lol. Engine smooth and noticible power increase. Exhaust much quieter at idle than 11 V6. I know..had both. Fuel efficiency slightly down from the 11...at least on mine and I believe it is the wider tires of the RS package vs the plain 1LS.
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:33 PM   #137
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Old 09-26-2011, 12:46 PM   #138
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i finally hit 1k miles on my 2012! i can say that i havent had any problems shifting out of 1st like others so thats nice
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Old 09-27-2011, 08:44 PM   #139
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I would assume a composite intake would lower the manifold air temp by a few degrees too vs an aluminum one.
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Old 09-27-2011, 09:22 PM   #140
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i finally hit 1k miles on my 2012! i can say that i havent had any problems shifting out of 1st like others so thats nice
They didn't change the transmission, did they?
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:06 PM   #141
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I got the LFX 2012 about 3 weeks ago....I love it...torque is mediocre but it definitely gets up and out!...looking to upgrade CAI and exhaust any suggestions?
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:19 PM   #142
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I think the only CAI out right now for the 2012's is the one made by CAI and it all depends on how loud you want your car to be as far as exhausts go. A lot of guys on here have the axle back MRT V2.0 from all the research I Have done that exhaust setup is one of the best if you want low noise during idle and some sound when you get on the throttle...thats the route i'm taking
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:32 PM   #143
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They didn't change the transmission, did they?
Not sure about the trans, there are different stories on that one lol!
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:48 PM   #144
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My 2012 Camaro runs great with the new LFX engine. It runs smooth and has plenty of get up and go.
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Old 10-17-2011, 09:11 AM   #145
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Black 2012 2LT/RS and same opinions as above, plenty of power and I get 30mpg on the highway regularly. Very satisfied!
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