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Old 04-03-2013, 09:11 PM   #35
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350Z w/ DE engine = 287
350Z w/ Revup = 300
350Z w/ HR engine = 306
370Z = 332
370Z Nismo = 350
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:47 PM   #36
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As a GT, the Camaro family drives quite well considering the progressive suspension and weight.
- handling is 100% directly relevant to driver ability given equal vehicles to compare...
EX: 1 Camaro driver vs. another in the same car.
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:23 PM   #37
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is it better to drive a slow car fast or a fast car slow? another way of asking. is it the car or the driver? if my car is capable to handle a turn at 50 and I can do it at 48, that is better than a car that can do it at 70 and I can do it at 55


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Old 04-03-2013, 11:52 PM   #38
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They very different automobiles. Take a test drive and you'll find the LS is a solid car, but the steering will be a bit numb. A Pedders tight spec aggressive street alignment will make a significant difference, especially with the on center steering feel. If you would like to better understand the 5th Gen here is a good read.

Pedders 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Suspension Evaluation

Foundational 5th Gen Required Upgrades

Lowering Coils and Coilovers

Trouble Free, OEM Quiet V6 Lowering

Sway Bars

Suspension Bushes

ZL1 / CTS-V Brake Upgrade for the SS

Wheels and Tires

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Pedders USA Camaro 2.0

Lingenfelter L/28 Tech

5th Gen Wheel Hop and Drag Race Setup

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Running Changes Made to the 5th Gen by Chevrolet

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Old 04-09-2013, 10:35 AM   #39
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if you think the z handles well and has "a lot of power" then the camaro wont disappoint. my wifes accord is quicker and handles better than a z......

why a v6 tho? ss1le is a phenominal car for the price
No. A 350z handles 4x better than an accord. Op: I went from ac350z to a Camaro SS and the z handles much Better and lighter! With some aftermarket sticky rubber and some suspension work it will handle much better. It will still be heavy compared to the Z though: I have made the adjustment though
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:46 AM   #40
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No. A 350z handles 4x better than an accord. Op: I went from ac350z to a Camaro SS and the z handles much Better and lighter! With some aftermarket sticky rubber and some suspension work it will handle much better. It will still be heavy compared to the Z though: I have made the adjustment though
What exactly have you done to your Camaro to compensate, if you don't mind me asking? And how do you like it compared to your 350Z?
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:09 AM   #41
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I am running forge star f14 wheels with 315s out back. I also lowered the car on bmr springs and installed their sway bars as well. After that ingot a good alignment. Future plans include bushings and SFCs. Maybe coilovers one day....
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:11 AM   #42
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The car feels much more planted than it did stock. It will never have that light feel the 350z had....but the ls3 engine more than makes up for it. Especially when I get my cam and headers installed.
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Old 04-12-2013, 03:19 PM   #43
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That time is also on an FE-3 suspended 2010 Camaro. I'd love to see an FE-4&FE-6 Camaro's times around the ring....but I don't think Chevy thought it was worth the $$ to do that.
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Old 05-24-2013, 12:15 PM   #44
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These cars can whip around a track, and with a little work, they can be downright beasts
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