Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
HeadlightArmor
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Engine | Drivetrain | Powertrain Technical Discussions > Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-07-2008, 10:11 AM   #15
radz28
Petro-sexual
 
radz28's Avatar
 
Drives: Ultra-Grin
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Crapramento, Crapifornia
Posts: 13,061
?Perhaps they are asking if the vehicle is propelled with the electric motors under like, say, 50 MPH, instead of running on the gasoline/E85 engine?

I believe the current hybrids alternate electric power/fuel power depending on the load the PCM detects the driver wants. What I mean is, the car will have the electric motors as the default to move the car, and the fuel engine as a supplement when additonal electricty is needed. That's what I noticed in a Prius that I test drove some time ago. The display indicated the electrical enery was constantly propelling the vehicle and only supplemented by the fuel engine when the electrical supply was deminished.
__________________
05 Hummer H2 SUV on OEM Air Ride
Forged 11.4:1 408 LQ4 (K1 crank & rods; Mahle pistons)/CPP LS3 CNC heads/BTR Stage IV LS3 cam/home ported L92 intake manifold/ported 90mm TB/custom Volant CAI/mid-length headers/AFE dual 3" CB/Corvette Servo/el cheapo lift/Cognito UCAs/Sphon poly adjustable TA/Sphon adjustable rear LCAs/e'fan conversion/DirtyMax radiator/Moroso catchcan/HPTuners/HID conversion/LED exterior lighting/LED interior accents/Autometer Cobalts/AEM WBPioneer AVH-5600BHS/Pioneer GM-9601/2-Pioneer TS-W310D4s/Obcon Labyrinth dual-12 box/lots of other little stuff
radz28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 05:45 PM   #16
WillInThe04Ranger
 
WillInThe04Ranger's Avatar
 
Drives: 04 Ranger, 95 Camaro
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Posts: 684
Send a message via AIM to WillInThe04Ranger
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dragoneye View Post
What do you mean?
It's something like this (Post below) But I dont think it's 50 I think it's 35MPH and under, and yes the electricity takes over at that speed and runs the car to save gas ......... Im not sure on it though but I have heard of cars using this method. Also, I heard when you tap the brakes it recharges itself for the next go round so it's kind of like a motor/generator? I think

Quote:
Originally Posted by radz282003 View Post
?Perhaps they are asking if the vehicle is propelled with the electric motors under like, say, 50 MPH, instead of running on the gasoline/E85 engine?

I believe the current hybrids alternate electric power/fuel power depending on the load the PCM detects the driver wants. What I mean is, the car will have the electric motors as the default to move the car, and the fuel engine as a supplement when additonal electricty is needed. That's what I noticed in a Prius that I test drove some time ago. The display indicated the electrical enery was constantly propelling the vehicle and only supplemented by the fuel engine when the electrical supply was deminished.
__________________
America's Manififest Destiny, Rollin On Radials
WillInThe04Ranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 06:39 PM   #17
2010_5thgen


 
2010_5thgen's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Porsche Panamera 4
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Ohio
Posts: 3,277
didnt even have to read the post and NO HYBRID CAMARO!! its a muscle car not a prius!
__________________
http://www.gofundme.com/n7ne44

2012 Porsche Panamera 4
2010_5thgen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 06:47 PM   #18
Mr. Wyndham
I used to be Dragoneye...
 
Mr. Wyndham's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 1LE...Drove: 2012 ZL1
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 28,185
Send a message via AIM to Mr. Wyndham
Oh, I see what you're talking about now.

Yes. And no.
There are different 'strengths' of Hybrid, per se. The Malibu, Aura, and (currently) the Vue are MILD hybrids. The Tahoe, Yukon, and Silverado are FULL hybrids.

The difference is actually very large between the two types.
As I said above, the mild-hybrid system uses a generator/motor (in the place of an alternator) coupled to a 30V NIMH battery. This system shuts down the car when you stop at a light, or your driveway, ect. And the battery runs your accessories. Then when you get going, the motor starts teh engine back up. It also uses regenerative braking to charge the battery via the motor/generator. On top of all that - the system can compliment the engine and actually ADD power during accel (which helps reduce gas consumption as well. The new Lithium system will allow for very low speed propulsion as well, now.

The Full system, also known as the Two-mode Hybrid, was developed together by BMW, Diamler, and GM. But it was GM's idea.

It uses twin electric motors actually IN the transmission to propel the vehicle on electric only power at speeds under 30mph. And it compliments the engine otherwise. Hence the "two mode". It's really difficult to explain, (I haven't read into it much.) I just know it's expensive, and it kicks Prius a$$! http://media.gm.com/us/powertrain/en...Hybrid_M99.doc
__________________
"Keep the faith." - - Read Twice Before You Post.
...Anxiously waiting to order a silver "Z"...

Mr. Wyndham is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 08:26 PM   #19
Sterling


 
Sterling's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 1LT/RS M6
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Fairhaven, MA
Posts: 5,887
According to this interview with Cheryl Pilcher, they are not planning on making a Hybrid Camaro.

http://www.camarohomepage.com/pilcher/index.htm

Sterling is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2008, 09:14 PM   #20
GameOv3r
 
GameOv3r's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 Chevy Aveo
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 85
Quote:
Originally Posted by CaptianSam View Post
damn i NEED the parking lot idle V8 sound... how am i going to pick up girls with my hot car that sounds like my lego train
Well....I guess you could make it sound like a pissed off bumble bee (ex. Ricers....not the bumble bee camaro). lol
GameOv3r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2008, 12:38 AM   #21
DGthe3
Moderator.ca
 
DGthe3's Avatar
 
Drives: 05 Grand Am GT
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Niagara, Canada
Posts: 23,603
Send a message via MSN to DGthe3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dragoneye View Post
Oh, I see what you're talking about now.

Yes. And no.
There are different 'strengths' of Hybrid, per se. The Malibu, Aura, and (currently) the Vue are MILD hybrids. The Tahoe, Yukon, and Silverado are FULL hybrids.

The difference is actually very large between the two types.
As I said above, the mild-hybrid system uses a generator/motor (in the place of an alternator) coupled to a 30V NIMH battery. This system shuts down the car when you stop at a light, or your driveway, ect. And the battery runs your accessories. Then when you get going, the motor starts teh engine back up. It also uses regenerative braking to charge the battery via the motor/generator. On top of all that - the system can compliment the engine and actually ADD power during accel (which helps reduce gas consumption as well. The new Lithium system will allow for very low speed propulsion as well, now.

The Full system, also known as the Two-mode Hybrid, was developed together by BMW, Diamler, and GM. But it was GM's idea.

It uses twin electric motors actually IN the transmission to propel the vehicle on electric only power at speeds under 30mph. And it compliments the engine otherwise. Hence the "two mode". It's really difficult to explain, (I haven't read into it much.) I just know it's expensive, and it kicks Prius a$$! http://media.gm.com/us/powertrain/en...Hybrid_M99.doc
On top of the two mode, there is the technology that is behind the Volt. As far as I know, there are no cars that operate like it. It is always driven electrically, but if the battery gets drained, the gas engine kicks in to recharge the battery. But there is no connection between the engine and the wheels, other than power cables running from the generator to the battery to the electric motors.
__________________
Note, if I've gotten any facts wrong in the above, just ignore any points I made with them
__________________
Originally Posted by FbodFather
My sister's dentist's brother's cousin's housekeeper's dog-breeder's nephew sells coffee filters to the company that provides coffee to General Motors......
........and HE WOULD KNOW!!!!
__________________

Camaro Fest sub-forum
DGthe3 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Camaro Product Manager - interview Moose 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11 04-04-2012 06:10 PM
GM memo to dealers Moose 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 41 02-04-2010 07:33 PM
Official Camaro Convertible CONCEPT Press Release Tran Camaro Convertible Forum 12 11-18-2009 07:05 PM
Camaro (concept) Press Release!! Pencil.Fight 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 4 07-21-2008 03:33 PM
Would you drive a Diesel/Biodiesel Camaro? Eisenhower 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 19 08-23-2007 12:59 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.