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Old 12-05-2010, 01:33 PM   #29
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Greenie Weenies are going to throw a fit. "OH MY GOD THE CARBON FOOT PRINT OF THE Z28!!"
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:36 PM   #30
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it feels like Christmas time, oh it is Christmas time, Z28
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:41 PM   #31
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I am highly impressed with Mary Conway's general knowledge of automobiles, I know some of these segments are canned and rehearsed but she seemed pretty fluid to me...
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:50 PM   #32
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I hope they'll use TVS2300 and not the 1900. It would be a shame to spend over $50,000 without much room to grow with that blower. That's my only hangup. See how efficient the 2.9 Whipple runs? I'll settle with a 2.3 but not 1.9.
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:52 PM   #33
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I hope they'll use TVS2300 and not the 1900. It would be a shame to spend over $50,000 without much room to grow with that blower. That's my only hangup. See how efficient the 2.9 Whipple runs? I'll settle with a 2.3 but not 1.9.
What if you spend less than 50,000 and use the savings to put whatever blower you want on it?
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Old 12-05-2010, 01:59 PM   #34
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What if you spend less than 50,000 and use the savings to put whatever blower you want on it?
Honestly, I've looked at this logic many times, but I much prefer (trying to get away with the moding nightmare for the first time) having a factory fast car with warranty. Trust me, in the past 12 years I've thrown away a ton of money moding cars and dealing with it's consequences.
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Old 12-05-2010, 02:17 PM   #35
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Honestly, I've looked at this logic many times, but I much prefer (trying to get away with the moding nightmare for the first time) having a factory fast car with warranty. Trust me, in the past 12 years I've thrown away a ton of money moding cars and dealing with it's consequences.
I can definitely hear where you're coming from. It's one of the reasons I want a Z28 to begin with.
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Old 12-05-2010, 03:34 PM   #36
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Nice to hear more news about the Z/28.Now,do I trade in my R6P for a Z/28?That is my problem.
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Interesting that the old ones were "so" supercharged they got 8mpg!! WTF?? She was doing good up until that point.
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:26 PM   #38
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Interesting that the old ones were "so" supercharged they got 8mpg!! WTF?? She was doing good up until that point.
I don't know why they let these goofballs make this kind of coverages.
I was laughing too. "SO" suuuuupercharged.
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Old 12-05-2010, 04:29 PM   #39
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Interesting that the old ones were "so" supercharged they got 8mpg!! WTF?? She was doing good up until that point.
Turn of phrase. Sorta how some publications were calling Camaro's success "supercharged".

I don't expect news stations to get everything right...but she got most things spot-on, and definitely did the story with enthusiasm, and that's what counts in my book.
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Old 12-05-2010, 05:01 PM   #40
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off topic appologies before hand. . . . just happened to be reading these posts in this thread when I finished my 1st "B" I ever had, now everyone LOVES "BLTs" BUT I had no Lettuce and or Tomato at the moment, so I just used Bacon! Lemme tell ya. . . . Bacon what makes the BLT worth eating! cos my "B" I just finished was AWESOME!
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Old 12-05-2010, 06:39 PM   #41
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Did she say, "It will get a lot better gas mileage than the old ones when they were a lot more supercharged"?

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Old 12-05-2010, 06:53 PM   #42
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Damn RIGHT it'll beat that P.O.S. mustang. The Z/28 is a beast and always has been, and there's no doubt in my mind that Ford's plastic crap toy will out do/sell the 2012 Camaro Z/28.
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