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Old 05-11-2012, 06:46 PM   #18
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Post this in the Z28 section. But first put on your flame suit.
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Old 05-11-2012, 11:54 PM   #19
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C'mon now we're not that bad...are we?
And to the newby's a big WELCOME. Enjoy there's plenty to view in this section.
Well the automatic Z28 idea I thought might strike a raw nerve over here. Autos don't track but they do drag.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:34 AM   #20
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Volume is a "magic" word, these days. Is it "unholy" to consider an Automatic ZEE? Not likely MY cup of tea but, if it helps persuade "the powers that be" to build what WE want, so be it.

After all, who expected an Automatic ZL1, 'way back when?

Without it, the ZL1 may not have seen the light of day...
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Old 05-12-2012, 02:10 PM   #21
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Well the automatic Z28 idea I thought might strike a raw nerve over here. Autos don't track but they do drag.
I wouldn't say no for others, but not for me. If it helps get this Camaro built I'm all for it.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:10 PM   #22
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I'm pretty sure we'll see a Z/28 before some kind of goofey 2LE.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:53 PM   #23
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I'm pretty sure we'll see a Z/28 before some kind of goofey 2LE.
What do you have against Goofy?
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:25 AM   #24
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Volume is a "magic" word, these days. Is it "unholy" to consider an Automatic ZEE? Not likely MY cup of tea but, if it helps persuade "the powers that be" to build what WE want, so be it.

After all, who expected an Automatic ZL1, 'way back when?

Without it, the ZL1 may not have seen the light of day...
Agree! It would be MY cup of tea!!!
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:31 AM   #25
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Agree! It would be MY cup of tea!!!
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:56 PM   #26
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Don't you all remember the z28 4th gens weren't just manuals and they had back seats. Same for the 3rd gen, I think.
by the 3rd gen the Z28 had honestly lost it's way. just my opinion. and the 4th gens are why so many people are confused as to why the Z28 is wanted more than an SS.
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Old 05-13-2012, 04:55 PM   #27
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Well the automatic Z28 idea I thought might strike a raw nerve over here. Autos don't track but they do drag.
I guess in some ways it does strike a raw nerve over here, my personal opinion is that a Z/28 should never have an auto tranny, I think the only options should be close ratio manual and HD close ratio manual. Now that said, in the interest of live and let live, since there seem to be so many "non-purists" that simply must have an auto tranny on a Z/28, then I guess it would be a good option for Chevy to offer. Mind you, I'd never order one that way, but there seem to be many that would. My wife and I are both on the north side of 60 years old and her comment was "I wouldn't have a Z/28 with anything other than a manual tranny", and trust me, she can "row em"!
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Old 05-17-2012, 04:08 AM   #28
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I guess in some ways it does strike a raw nerve over here, my personal opinion is that a Z/28 should never have an auto tranny, I think the only options should be close ratio manual and HD close ratio manual. Now that said, in the interest of live and let live, since there seem to be so many "non-purists" that simply must have an auto tranny on a Z/28, then I guess it would be a good option for Chevy to offer. Mind you, I'd never order one that way, but there seem to be many that would. My wife and I are both on the north side of 60 years old and her comment was "I wouldn't have a Z/28 with anything other than a manual tranny", and trust me, she can "row em"!
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You are a lucky dog Clyde. My wife is north of 50 and she wants(Z28) an auto tranny. My preference is for a manual but she does have half the vote. I am still working on her and somehow I think I will win should they build it. Lets hope Chevy does build the Z28, and soon.
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You are a lucky dog Clyde. My wife is north of 50 and she wants(Z28) an auto tranny. My preference is for a manual but she does have half the vote. I am still working on her and somehow I think I will win should they build it. Lets hope Chevy does build the Z28, and soon.
You get a full half of the vote? Around my (her) house, I get a vote and she gets a vote and a half and veto power!! Fortunately for me, we like a lot of the same types of things and share many of the same interests, so it works well.
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:41 AM   #30
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Old 05-17-2012, 11:00 AM   #31
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:33 PM   #32
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I think it would be a mistake to make the Z28 an LS3 car. It would be more of a trim package for the SS instead of living up to its history.
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:25 PM   #33
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