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Old 08-24-2011, 05:55 PM   #86
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Is the tick sound still on the V6 or did it go away on the 2012 engine.
i like the tick sound it reminds me i got a very powerful motor lol
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:55 PM   #87
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only thing he missed is the LFX but gives you a look at the LFX and the sound at idle
I know some people don't like the steering wheel on the 10's and 11's. But I personally like to see the word "CAMARO" across my steering wheel. And I can't help but laugh at the "plenty of room" in reference to the trunk, I can barely fit a person there, I mean box, yes a box. I can barely fit a box.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:55 PM   #88
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No ticks yet
Hey man, I noticed you're in CA. You should come out and hang with us some time

For instance: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=152377

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=165220
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:57 PM   #89
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I don't wee why catback wouldn't fit just because the manifolds are integrated into the heads.
very true, i haven't actually got under one of the new ones to see if they've changed anything from the cats back or not
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:01 PM   #90
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Hey man, I noticed you're in CA. You should come out and hang with us some time

For instance: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=152377

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=165220
Dude, I'm really interested in hanging with you guys. I'm in a Classic Porsche Club and we do runs like this all the time. I suspect though that you guys drive a little faster, further and less breakdowns
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:02 PM   #91
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Can't believe that you guys beat me to the radiator cap. I know nobody mentioned it yesterday... I notice it, then scroll down and see that you beat me to the punch.
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:19 PM   #92
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convertibles only come with these from the factory
Oh okay. Thanks for clearing that up!
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:23 PM   #93
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Dude, I'm really interested in hanging with you guys. I'm in a Classic Porsche Club and we do runs like this all the time. I suspect though that you guys drive a little faster, further and less breakdowns
You do know how it goes!
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:38 PM   #94
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Wow, the LLT sure was short-lived. And IT was the motor everyone was raving about back in '09....
Ward's top ten best engines 2 years in a row (2008,2009). I see this as a great way to build on an already great platform.
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:52 PM   #95
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Dude, I'm really interested in hanging with you guys. I'm in a Classic Porsche Club and we do runs like this all the time. I suspect though that you guys drive a little faster, further and less breakdowns
Is your drives: suppose to be a joke? It says you have a 2012 Mustang 2LT RS
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Old 08-24-2011, 07:02 PM   #96
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Ya, per that video the V6 Vararam is toast. This car has a Radiator cap in the center and not off the the sides like the LLT. Glad Vararam made their intake when they did or they may have scratched the whole thing knowing the 2012 would change it up again.
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Old 08-24-2011, 07:17 PM   #97
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I test drove one the other day and I got to say it pulled really well all the way through to the redline. I broke in the car very well lol
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Old 08-24-2011, 07:22 PM   #98
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I know some people don't like the steering wheel on the 10's and 11's. But I personally like to see the word "CAMARO" across my steering wheel. And I can't help but laugh at the "plenty of room" in reference to the trunk, I can barely fit a person there, I mean box, yes a box. I can barely fit a box.
I find it odd that people don't like the 10 & 11 steering wheel. I hate hate hate the '12 steering wheel and I don't like the new look of the speedo, etc. Another reason I am SO GLAD I decided to get the '11 and not wait to order a new one.

Also, a person can definitely fit in the trunk. I've had someone in my trunk. I know that sounds bad, but the guy offered to be the guinea pig to see if a body could really fit in there. Actually I do believe you could squeeze two bodies in there. But boxes? Yeah, not easy to fit boxes in there.
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:20 PM   #99
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Is your drives: suppose to be a joke? It says you have a 2012 Mustang 2LT RS
I don't have a reason to joke. I have both cars.
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:59 PM   #100
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Also, a person can definitely fit in the trunk. I've had someone in my trunk. I know that sounds bad, but the guy offered to be the guinea pig to see if a body could really fit in there. Actually I do believe you could squeeze two bodies in there.
In how many pieces?
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:53 PM   #101
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I find it odd that people don't like the 10 & 11 steering wheel. I hate hate hate the '12 steering wheel and I don't like the new look of the speedo, etc. Another reason I am SO GLAD I decided to get the '11 and not wait to order a new one.

Also, a person can definitely fit in the trunk. I've had someone in my trunk. I know that sounds bad, but the guy offered to be the guinea pig to see if a body could really fit in there. Actually I do believe you could squeeze two bodies in there. But boxes? Yeah, not easy to fit boxes in there.
About the only good thing about the 10-11 steering wheel is the way it is styled, otherwise it is for all intensive purposes a horrible, horrible steering wheel. It may be a slower car but the steering wheel is much better in my Nissan 350Z and it is reminiscent of the 2012 but to each their own, everyone gets an opinion and in this case I am willing to accept them.

Also I too have had multiple bodies in my trunk, right after picking it up my friends and I wanted to see how many people we could fit :P
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:54 PM   #102
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You know, the best part about all this is the e39 ecm.
Now well see some realy modded cars that take full advantage of power adders.
Sc or turbo, I think that was the main thing holding everyone back.
Just a question, but have you seen what the V6 can do on an E85 tune? Its amazing...mid to low 13's with just some additional simple bolt ons. Of course, the E85 tune isn't for everybody. As for the forced induction...as Gretchen pointed out, its the fuel delivery thats the real problem now. Once they start pushing up against 500HP it goes very lean.

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Thanks for the warm welcome fellas. I really have no regrets on my decision to buy the Camaro. Now, what performance upgrades are available for the new LFX engine?
Congrats man! That is one sweeeet ride! Good thing for you is you already have a slight power bump over the 2010s and 2011s, but the aftermarket which isn't superb for us, is gonna be really slim pickins for you. I'd suggest axle-back, or cat-back assuming the design there is similar. Also, I'd suggest the VMAX ported throttle body...(then again, I'm just assuming it is the same as the prior years) but I don't know about any of the current aftermarket CAI's because of that new MAF sensor. That sucks...seeing as how a CAI is a great purchase for the 10's and 11's.

Vince from Trifecta is working on tunes for the 12's. Umm..probably something Im missing. Rest would be chasis or visual mods which I'm sure you could do!

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Is the tick sound still on the V6 or did it go away on the 2012 engine.
I've read they've applied some rubber tubes somewhere to really hide the ticking sound.
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