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Old 11-28-2010, 02:10 PM   #35
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Odd that they went with the L99 insterad of LS3. Not that there's anything wrong with that...
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Old 11-28-2010, 02:12 PM   #36
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The LS3 is 426, while the 6.1L Hemi is 425. However, the L99 was originally rated at 395 hp so that may be where they got the 395 from.
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Old 11-28-2010, 02:36 PM   #37
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My Camaro handles pretty well... not many stock suspension parts left on it, though. My Challenger handles terrible... suspension is all stock.
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Old 11-28-2010, 03:01 PM   #38
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Thanks! Cool video!

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Old 11-28-2010, 03:04 PM   #39
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I haven't had the oppertunity to drive either yet, however I have ridden in both (saving my first drive for my own SS in a few months...) but I find it very hard to believe that bulky huge Dodge is only. 7 of a second behind the SS... I think a better driver may be in order... not buyin it!
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Old 11-28-2010, 03:19 PM   #40
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He's trying to drive it like a BMW or Bathhurst.

Drive it like a Camaro.......its not a bucking Bronco rodeo ride Dopey, its a kick your a$$ run with the bulls!!! I treat mine heavy handed and with brute force, not like a ballerina Tanner Faust racer on TV.
Seems to get around Watkins Glenn and Lime Rock just fine!!
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Old 11-28-2010, 03:54 PM   #41
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That guy is a condescending, American bashing di~k! Fu~k him!
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:01 PM   #42
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LOL. Tiff Needell is one of the great drivers.
Exactly! Comparing Tiff's driving skill to Clarkson's is an insult to Tiff.
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Saying Tiff Needell Can't drive is straight up blasphemy!
For the record, Clarkson (top gear) can't hold Vicki's (fifth gear) bra nevermind Tiff's jock strap!
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:23 PM   #43
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^^^^^ I guess no one will complain about the Tiff being a bad driver anymore. Ha!

Fact of the matter is, our Camaro's arent the best handlig cars out there. Its not the end of the world folks.....all that can change in due time
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:36 PM   #44
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^^^^^ I guess no one will complain about the Tiff being a bad driver anymore. Ha!

Fact of the matter is, our Camaro's arent the best handlig cars out there. Its not the end of the world folks.....all that can change in due time
True! Or that he bashes all things American. He chose a ZO6 over a Ferrari 599 and a 911 Turbo! That is something Clarkson would NEVER do!

I think the Camaro did fine in the video. It did still win. It was the L99 compared to the SRT-8. Tiff even said he was pleasantly surprised...
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:47 PM   #45
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I'm assuming he's driving the L99 A6 because of the HP rating and the fact I never saw him shift gears.
Either way, it still beats an SRT-8 around a race track.
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:51 PM   #46
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I'm assuming he's driving the L99 A6 because of the HP rating and the fact I never saw him shift gears.
Either way, it still beats an SRT-8 around a race track.
It was. Look at the steering wheel in the vid. You can see the tap-shifters on the back. It was the A6. As you stated it still did beat a SRT-8
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:55 PM   #47
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When Fifth Gear gave the actual review of the car a few months back it was the LS3
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:58 PM   #48
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:01 PM   #49
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I'm assuming he's driving the L99 A6 because of the HP rating and the fact I never saw him shift gears.
Either way, it still beats an SRT-8 around a race track.
A little off topic but, how much were those wheels and tires if you dont mind me asking? I really like them. I'm looking at the TSW Nurburgrings and TSW Interlagos to suit my CGM SS
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A little off topic but, how much were those wheels and tires if you dont mind me asking? I really like them. I'm looking at the TSW Nurburgrings and TSW Interlagos to suit my CGM SS
The Nurburgrings were $1400.00. They're 20x9.0 and 20x10.0.

The front tires are the stock 245s. Out back I'm running Nitto 555R drag radials (305/35/20s).
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:17 PM   #51
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these cars arent meant for tracks like this.
im not a racer or anything but my v6 freaks me out on turns. honestly my brothers silverado feels safer. lol. but on straight roads muscle cars are super fun to drive. just wish they didnt weigh as much
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