Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Gen5DIY
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Other Generations > 3rd Generation Camaros


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-09-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
Supercamaro64
Right, right.
 
Supercamaro64's Avatar
 
Drives: 79 Z28, 86 Camaro, 94 Burb 4x4
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,351
Question '85 Camaro vs. '87 Mustang and '91 Firebird

hey me and some friends of mine were arguing about who has the better car, and we each think it is ours. I have the camaro, its an '85 2.8 liter V6 camaro berlinetta. Now the firebird is in pretty bad shape, so that isnt the one im worried about. its the mustang, because this guy takes such good care of that car that its almost like new. I do know, however, that most of the parts in it are stock, and it is a convertible. but the thing is wicked fast This is the mustang
This is my camaro

and this is the firebird.
each of these pics was taken at our respective houses about a month ago, and we are racing in a week. do i have a chance?

Last edited by Supercamaro64; 12-09-2008 at 05:41 PM.
Supercamaro64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 03:42 PM   #2
09'Z28
The "Mad Hamster"
 
09'Z28's Avatar
 
Drives: '71 Camaro, '90 mx5, '71 2002
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Placerville, CA
Posts: 1,610
is the 'Stang a V8?(if it's in picture i can't see it my school blocks most pictures)
__________________
09'Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 04:37 PM   #3
Milk 1027
Camaro➎ moderator
 
Milk 1027's Avatar
 
Drives: '13 BLK 1LE
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: AZ
Posts: 13,552
red x's
__________________
Milk 1027 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2008, 10:14 PM   #4
Supercamaro64
Right, right.
 
Supercamaro64's Avatar
 
Drives: 79 Z28, 86 Camaro, 94 Burb 4x4
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,351
do those pics work?
Supercamaro64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2008, 10:49 PM   #5
09'Z28
The "Mad Hamster"
 
09'Z28's Avatar
 
Drives: '71 Camaro, '90 mx5, '71 2002
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Placerville, CA
Posts: 1,610
Quote:
Originally Posted by Supercamaro64 View Post
do those pics work?
pictures work, looks like the 'Stang has a 5.0 so i would think that the race would be his (but i'm not positive) so tell him that since he has a V8 and you a V6 he should remove 2 spark plugs to make it even()
__________________
09'Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2008, 10:56 PM   #6
Conflict
Loving the F body
 
Conflict's Avatar
 
Drives: 97 Firebird 3.8L 5 Speed
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Palm Desert, CA
Posts: 203
I would go with the stang,its a 5.0 and those things are pretty fast
Conflict is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 06:44 AM   #7
Supercamaro64
Right, right.
 
Supercamaro64's Avatar
 
Drives: 79 Z28, 86 Camaro, 94 Burb 4x4
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,351
yea but he also sucks at driving lol and wouldnt his convertible top make him heavier? plus, the camaro and firebird are stick, and the stang is slapstick

Last edited by Supercamaro64; 12-11-2008 at 06:55 AM.
Supercamaro64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 07:13 AM   #8
Supermans
Camaro & Stang Enthusiast
 
Supermans's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mustang 5.0 in Kona Blue
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Miami
Posts: 4,752
The stang with the 5.0 and an average driver with a lead foot will still win against your V6's stock vs stock, even with an automatic tranny vs your sticks.. Especially since his car looks to be in the best shape of the three.
__________________
Bought my Camaro from Eric Hall(817) 421-7266
Supermans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 04:16 PM   #9
joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010
Z28 Hold Out!
 
joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Monte Carlo SS
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Wichita, Ks.
Posts: 354
If you side-swipe him at the launch you could win!
joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 04:21 PM   #10
zebra
just can't seem to leave
 
zebra's Avatar
 
Drives: your mom wild!!
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: cold & windy
Posts: 10,529
Quote:
Originally Posted by 09'Z28 View Post
pictures work, looks like the 'Stang has a 5.0 so i would think that the race would be his (but i'm not positive) so tell him that since he has a V8 and you a V6 he should remove 2 spark plugs to make it even()
that would be awesome!! "which two do i pick? there's so many to choose from!"
__________________
zebra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 04:22 PM   #11
thecamaroguy
 
thecamaroguy's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS/1967 Camaro SS
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 530
1987 Mustang Engines
EngineHP/TQ0-60Quarter Mile
2.4L EFI Inline 4 88 hp @ 3800 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 2800 RPM

5.0L EFI V-8 225 hp @ 4200 RPM
300 lb-ft @ 3200 RPM 6.7 sec 15.1 sec


---------------------------------------
1985 Pontiac Trans Am (Hot Rod Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L HO "L-69"), 9.5:1 Compression Ratio, Rochester 4 BBL, HP: 190, TQ: 240
Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission, 3.73:1 Rear Axle.
1/4 mile: 15.30 @ 92.41 MPH
Skid Pad: .92g

1988 Chevrolet Camaro (Hot Rod Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L), 9.3:1 Compression Ratio, Throttle Body Injected, HP: 170@4000 RPM, TQ: 255@2400 RPM
Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission, 3.08:1 Rear Axle.
0-60 MPH: 7.6 seconds
1/4 mile: 15.71 @ 89.3 MPH
Skid Pad: .82g

1988 Pontiac Firebird Formula (Hot Rod Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L), 9.3:1 Compression Ratio, Tuned Port Injected, HP: 215@4400 RPM, TQ: 285@3200 RPM
Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission, 3.45:1 Rear Axle.
0-60 MPH: 7.1 seconds
1/4 mile: 15.07 @ 93.4 MPH
Skid Pad: .86g

1989 Pontiac Trans Am (Hot Rod Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L), 9.3:1 Compression Ratio, Tuned Port Injected, HP: 215@4400 RPM, TQ: 285@3200 RPM
Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission, 3.08:1 Rear Axle.
0-60 MPH: 6.72 seconds
1/4 mile: 15.64 @ 92.8 MPH

1991 Pontiac GTA Convertible (Hot Rod Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L), 9.3:1 Compression Ratio, Tuned Port Injected, HP: 225@4400 RPM, TQ: 300@3200 RPM
Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission, 3.42:1 Rear Axle.
0-60 MPH: 7.36 seconds
1/4 mile: 15.37 @ 89.73 MPH

1991 Pontiac Firebird Formula "1LE" (Hot Rod Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L), 9.3:1 Compression, Tuned Port Injected,
HP: 225@4400 RPM, TQ: 300@3200
Drivetrain: Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission, 3.42:1 Rear Axle.
0-60 MPH: 6.53 seconds
1/4 mile: 14.55 @ 92.95 MPH

1992 Pontiac Trans Am Convertible (Car Craft Magazine)

Engine: 305ci (5.0L), 9.3:1 Compression Ratio, Tuned Port Injected, HP: 205@4400 RPM, TQ: 285@3200 RPM
Drivetrain: 5 Speed Manual Transmission
0-60 MPH: 7.0 seconds
1/4 mile: 15.4 @ 91.3 MPH
thecamaroguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 07:56 PM   #12
Supercamaro64
Right, right.
 
Supercamaro64's Avatar
 
Drives: 79 Z28, 86 Camaro, 94 Burb 4x4
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Posts: 1,351
so i have no chance? great, im gonna lose to a mustang. if there is anything tht i cud do 2 win, please tell me.
Supercamaro64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 08:43 PM   #13
09'Z28
The "Mad Hamster"
 
09'Z28's Avatar
 
Drives: '71 Camaro, '90 mx5, '71 2002
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Placerville, CA
Posts: 1,610
Quote:
Originally Posted by Supercamaro64 View Post
so i have no chance? great, im gonna lose to a mustang. if there is anything tht i cud do 2 win, please tell me.
well you say he sucks at driving so that should help you a bit, also you could try doing the race somewhere that has a bunch of corners his 'vert shouldn't have the same cornering you would have (even with T-Tops)
or you could just cheat and put a nail under his tire at you start line
__________________
09'Z28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2008, 09:38 PM   #14
zebra
just can't seem to leave
 
zebra's Avatar
 
Drives: your mom wild!!
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: cold & windy
Posts: 10,529
sorry, but those 5.0s are solid engines if taken care of like that guy has. the 2.8 ain't got much on it, so it's gonna be a driver's race (and that's only if he really really stinks)
__________________
zebra 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


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:33 PM.


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