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Old 03-04-2009, 07:58 PM   #1
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SS chirp gears?

How many gears do you think people will be able to chirp in the SS. I am thinking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Do you think its possible to chirp all these gears stock?
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:02 PM   #2
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yes, easy and done already.. search youtube for videos..
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:05 PM   #3
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Most definitely i would say
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:07 PM   #4
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Will it? Do you have any experience whatsoever with hp?? The questions on this site truly amaze me sometimes!
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:12 PM   #5
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Will it? Do you have any experience whatsoever with hp?? The questions on this site truly amaze me sometimes!
You need to read this thread.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14547
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:17 PM   #6
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The equally weighted GTO will chirp 1-4 stock and has 30-80 less hp. We have many fun 4th gear scratches ahead of us! On cold days we might be able to break them totally loose in 4th...
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:19 PM   #7
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Will it? Do you have any experience whatsoever with hp?? The questions on this site truly amaze me sometimes!
Dude are you serious? Its called a question for a reason. If your going to say something stupid dont even bother posting it.
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:21 PM   #8
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Will it? Do you have any experience whatsoever with hp?? The questions on this site truly amaze me sometimes!
Nice productive post there. Post like what you just posted is what amazes me.


I would say yes, maybe not a 4th, but 1-3 should be able to. We'll find out soon enough!
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:25 PM   #9
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I don't think it's a dumb question at all. I had a bit over 330 RWHP in my vette and couldn't chirp in 3rd gear.....maybe I just don't know how to drive or i needed new tires, lol. The new SS shouldn't be much more than 30-40hp more than I had at the wheels....
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Old 03-04-2009, 09:13 PM   #10
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how do you chirp
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Old 03-04-2009, 09:16 PM   #11
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My dad has a '92 GMC Z-71. About 5 years ago we put a 350hp crate engine in it with an Edelbrock MPFI intake. It's a manual, with about a 3ft long shifter, and 3.73's. I took it out racing against a few other guys in much newer trucks (yes, I was stupid...and redneck) and I was actually able to scratch 3rd in it. Granted I had to be back on the gas as I let the clutch out so I was making full power when it engaged, but I was able to do it. Everyone out there was picking their jaws off the ground.

It's all in how you drive it.

Scratching 4th though? I doubt it. I think in the Camaro, you're already doing over 100mph when you shift into 4th.
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Old 03-04-2009, 10:30 PM   #12
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whats chirping a gear? i just learned to drive stick so im trying to learn the jargon.. thanks
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Old 03-04-2009, 10:36 PM   #13
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The rear tires chirp when up-shifting. Torque city.
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Old 03-04-2009, 10:39 PM   #14
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whats chirping a gear? i just learned to drive stick so im trying to learn the jargon.. thanks
Tire "chirp" gear to gear.

1st, 2nd, 3rd won't be an issue. Anything above that probably will be difficult with the meat in the rear.
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