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Old 02-04-2009, 06:38 PM   #29
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Then get an SS and I'm sure you'll be happy. It'll be a bit quicker than the prelude.
There's nothing wrong with the LS3, it's just a different kind of motor than ford's modular engines.
it will be much quicker than the lude!!!
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Old 02-04-2009, 06:38 PM   #30
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im sure it is, and the warranty backs it up.



but what if gm dies? is that warranty still good?
I don't know if GM would have any kind of warranty protection if they go under. But honestly, I don't think you have to worry about that.
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Old 02-04-2009, 06:51 PM   #31
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i think the mustang is getting it next year.
jesus, that's next year...


what the hell are you bantering about?


i sure dont see you asking what if ford goes under and that engine never happens...


go troll somewhere else, your not the ls3 type.


perhapes a smart car will suit you better.
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Old 02-04-2009, 06:54 PM   #32
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jesus, that's next year...


what the hell are you bantering about?


i sure dont see you asking what if ford goes under and that engine never happens...


go troll somewhere else, your not the ls3 type.


perhapes a smart car will suit you better.



im just asking questions, no need to get all emotional and kick others out.

screw that homo smart car
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:14 PM   #33
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we've explained to you, the ls3 will last just as long as any foreign motor... 200k+ miles.


questions answered.
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:20 PM   #34
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Ford will never outpower GM with a naturally aspirated engine. Ever since they adapted the "cammer" design, it's been a losing battle. If the new 5.0 is the OHV design, it still won't compare with HP and still get decent MPG's!
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Old 02-04-2009, 08:00 PM   #35
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Versions of the LS series of engines have been in production since their introduction in the 97 model year Corvettes. In that time, millions of LS series engines have appeared in F-Bodys, Vettes, GTO's, CTS-V's, new G8 GT/GXP's, FWD Grand Prix's, Monte Carlos, Impalas, small block V8 GM full size pickups, full-size Sport Utes (Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon/XL, Escalade), mid-size Sport Utes (Trailblazer, Envoy). There are probably more models that I haven't mentioned here, not including those that have been retrofitted into classic muscle cars.

As far as why the displacement is large compared to Ford's mod-motor V8's, in simple terms, a naturally aspirated motor with large displacements make more horsepower at lower RPM's than naturally aspirated smaller displacement motors. To make another example with the S2000, peak horsepower is made at 7800 RPM's and it's torque peak is at 6800 RPM's. What it means is, unless you really rev it, it's a pig. On the other hand, the S2000 is a light car and the engine rev's really quick, so it happens to be alot of fun to scream around at 8000 RPM's in small doses or on an autocross track but you have to really be willing to work at keeping the rev's above 6000 RPM's. You have to heel and toe the gas and brake in turns to keep the rev's up, and in a daily driver, it can be tiresome if you're not a car dork.
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Old 02-04-2009, 08:54 PM   #36
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This thread makes me want to punt kittens.
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:03 PM   #37
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:04 PM   #38
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i seriously annoyed with this thread.


the LSx series motors are quite literally the best v8's known to man, you know why the ford motors make power on less Cubic Inches is because they uses a less efficient tune. the Hemi and the 4.6 l fotf both require 4 catalytic converters to become emissions legal while the ls motors only need 2 (1 for each bank)

more HP, More Torque, Excellent Reliability, easy to repair, not overly complicated all these add up to make it the best v8 ever
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:44 PM   #39
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This thread makes me want to punt kittens.
....OMG the sick but funny visual!
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:49 PM   #40
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bigger is better enough said.
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Old 02-05-2009, 02:15 AM   #41
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jesus, that's next year...


what the hell are you bantering about?


i sure dont see you asking what if ford goes under and that engine never happens...


go troll somewhere else, your not the ls3 type.


perhapes a smart car will suit you better.
Two things...First, I love this post...Second, I can't believe I wasted 10 mins. reading this thread!!! This is 'merica, and in 'merica we love big engines, P-E-R-I-O-D...
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:11 AM   #42
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the v6 is doing 0-60 in 6.2, my prelude is around the same area.



i need something faster. The v6 camaro is not going to be enough.
are you NUTS? my prelude (97) almost did 0-6 in under 8 sec...
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