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Old 04-03-2012, 10:06 PM   #69
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Yes you could get all of that, the original poster I was quoting seemed to imply that they all came with headers in the trunk and that just was not so. I had some "adventures" with L78 Camaros back in the day, they were excellent packages, but like you mentioned with that 396 lump in the front they did not dare to go with me on curvy roads.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #70
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Stopping was for girls.

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Old 04-03-2012, 10:09 PM   #71
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Stopping was for girls.

(Just kidding girls)
Not the way stopping is done on a track.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:10 PM   #72
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Aha. So the comparison of the LS Boss 302 (3:02) and 1LE (3:00-) could be apples to oranges. :(
I don't know for sure but I highly doubt they used different tracks. That would be a PR nightmare!
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Not the way stopping is done on a track.
Now stopping for girls was another matter. (Thread hijack)
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:12 PM   #74
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:13 PM   #75
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Now stopping for girls was another matter. (Thread hijack)
You got that one right!! Those disk brakes helped that task.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:14 PM   #76
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The IROC was more of a candy coated car. The original Z28 was very close to the SCCA cars.
ok, I was always under the impression that the IROC was the same basic package as the IROC race cars, but without all the race features (roll cage, stripped interior, fuel cell, etc) and a full interior instead.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:20 PM   #77
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What Z28?

There were a few in 67 and maybe 600 or so in 68.

Back in 1969 when they were not too scarce, there was no a/c, no power steering, no automatic transmission, they had a rock crusher transmission, 4.11 gears and posi and a little bitch of a 302 motor that could scream with a Holley carb, aluminum intake and 2.02/1.60 heads with 11 to 1 compression. There was nothing else like it. You can't duplicate that today, it's like a sequel to a great movie that does not cut it. I still remember the feeling I had when I saw my first one. You old guys know what I am talking about.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:22 PM   #78
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ok, I was always under the impression that the IROC was the same basic package as the IROC race cars, but without all the race features (roll cage, stripped interior, fuel cell, etc) and a full interior instead.
With 190 to 215 HP it wouldn't be very exciting for an International Race of Champions.
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:54 PM   #79
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Pedders not withstanding...they could make even a refrigerator handle.

The 60's Z28s didn't weigh 2 tons either.

I'm still betting you will not see a 5th gen Z28. Wish on a star if you like, but it ain't happening.
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:16 PM   #80
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I never understood it either. when I hear Camaro I think of an SS. I've always wanted an SS and to me thats the pinnacle of a Camaro... well at least until they came out with the 2012 ZL1
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:25 PM   #81
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Pedders not withstanding...they could make even a refrigerator handle.

Not following you....



Wish on a star if you like, but it ain't happening.
Stating opinion as fact..... Not going to go over well in here.... Just sayin
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:42 PM   #82
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Pedders not withstanding...they could make even a refrigerator handle.

The 60's Z28s didn't weigh 2 tons either.

I'm still betting you will not see a 5th gen Z28. Wish on a star if you like, but it ain't happening.

I should go find the hint Fbodfather dropped about the Z28. that might get you thinking. and change your mind.


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I never understood it either. when I hear Camaro I think of an SS. I've always wanted an SS and to me thats the pinnacle of a Camaro... well at least until they came out with the 2012 ZL1
how old are you? that might have something to do with it.
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:51 PM   #83
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What's missing from the lineup?
We will have our 5th generation Z/28!!!!!!!!!
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:39 AM   #84
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We will have our 5th generation Z/28!!!!!!!!!
Awe-inspiring optimism - more of what we need. Maybe with the few hardcore Z/28ers is all we need to make that hallowed car a reality for this Gen 5
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If they don't announce a Z28 by February 2013 I will go ahead with a 1LE. I'm getting real tired of waiting and won't be able to hold out much longer. It would also have to be significantly cheaper than a ZL1 for me to consider it, if announced. A metallic blue Z28 would be my dream car but a black 1LE is definitely enough to make me feel like I didn't settle for a lesser car. Either way I'm having fun waiting to see if GM comes through for us.
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