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Old 06-02-2016, 10:48 PM   #1
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A V6 Camaro is apparently not a Camaro

Me and my friend just went to the dealer so he can look at the 2016 SS.We happened to learn something VERY IMPORTANT from the sales manager during our visit.When my friend opted for a V6 the manager said "a V6 camaro is NOT a Camaro".I told him I drive one and he basically told me it was a piece of shit..Go to google and type in "Sherwood Park Chevrolet Edmonton".Leave them a nice 1 Star review
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:02 PM   #2
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Should have told him the very first camaro ever built was a V6.
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:09 PM   #3
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Should have told him the very first camaro ever built was a V6.
What?!?!never knew that!wow
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:26 PM   #4
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Should have told him the very first camaro ever built was a V6.
No, it was an inline 6cyl, I believe. GM didn't put V6's in them until 1979 or so.
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Old 06-02-2016, 11:58 PM   #5
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Eh, as a dealer I'm ashamed. I'd never bash any of my own product...even the little baby Chevy Sparks and their cute little paint color names like "toasted marshmallow"

It's a common thing...mostly just ignorance...when people hear "V6 in an American muscle car" it's always a joke, because it always has been....unless there's forced induction like with the Buick grand national in the 80's. Meanwhile Japan twin turbos an automatic V6, makes it all wheel drive and they call it Godzilla.

I don't need or want a V8 every day. Daily driving that's why I chose 6...over a used SS that was the exact same price on our lot...I love my car and screw whoever insults her, or her engine.

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Old 06-03-2016, 12:26 AM   #6
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Eh, as a dealer I'm ashamed. I'd never bash any of my own product...even the little baby Chevy Sparks and their cute little paint color names like "toasted marshmallow"

It's a common thing...mostly just ignorance...when people hear "V6 in an American muscle car" it's always a joke, because it always has been....unless there's forced induction like with the Buick grand national in the 80's. Meanwhile Japan twin turbos an automatic V6, makes it all wheel drive and they call it Godzilla.

I don't need or want a V8 every day. Daily driving that's why I chose 6...over a used SS that was the exact same price on our lot...I love my car and screw whoever insults her, or her engine.
Yep it's pretty sad...maybe the V6 is not for his taste but saying it's not a Camaro?!? lol what the hell is it then?hahaha
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Old 06-03-2016, 12:55 AM   #7
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Don't listen to the losers! When I had my 2010 V6 most of the time I got very positive feed back! Occasionally I got a few that would roll up and ask me if it's a V8 or a V6 since I had my heavily modified and had some cat-delete work done so it sounded pretty nasty! When I told them it was a V6 they were like "Oh." ....LOL

F them! The V6 is as powerful as the V8s prior to 2009! So screw them all and let them be haters! I respect all Muscle Car drivers! 4, 6 or 8
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Old 06-03-2016, 04:41 AM   #8
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No, it was an inline 6cyl, I believe. GM didn't put V6's in them until 1979 or so.
So too was the first Corvette, in-line 6, the 235 cu in Blue Flame I6

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In 1941, a 235.49 cu in (3,859 cubic centimetres) version of the 216 engine was introduced for use in large trucks. Both the bore (3.5625” or 90.49 mm) and stroke (3.9375” or 100.01 mm) were increased over the 216. This engine also had an oil "dipper system" as described above, in reference to the oiling system, as in the 216.
This 235-cubic-inch (3.9 L) version was added to cars in 1950 to complement the new Powerglide automatic transmission, and 3.55:1 rear differential. Hydraulic lifters were used in the Powerglide 235 and a fully pressurized lubrication system was introduced in 1953, but only in cars ordered with the "Powerglide" transmission. The 216-cubic-inch (3.5 L) continued to be standard powerplant for cars with the three-speed manual transmission until 1953, when the 235-cubic-inch (3.9 L) became the standard powerplant on all Chevrolet passenger cars. Two versions were used in 1953 cars - a solid-lifter version called the Thrift-King, with 123 hp (92 kW) for standard transmissions, and the hydraulic-lifter 136 hp (101 kW) version (the Blue-Flame) for Powerglide use.
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Old 06-03-2016, 04:52 AM   #9
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A V6 Camaro not being a Camaro sounds as ignorant as "there's no replacement for displacement" - it's called technology! Maybe a Camaro that can average 1.3 g's on the track isn't a Camaro either; lets stay in the 60's and 70's and drive in straight lines doing one-tire burnouts.
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Old 06-03-2016, 05:05 AM   #10
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A V6 Camaro not being a Camaro sounds as ignorant as "there's no replacement for displacement" - it's called technology! Maybe a Camaro that can average 1.3 g's on the track isn't a Camaro either; lets stay in the 60's and 70's and drive in straight lines doing one-tire burnouts.

In my sig on an old forum I was on years ago, it said "There's no replacement for displacement ... but technology cheats."
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Old 06-03-2016, 07:03 AM   #11
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Don't get all thin skinned about it. Don't forget the camaro is still just a car, displacement doesn't make you a part of some elite club, or a "real camaro driver". Anyone who uses that is a shell of a human being. Most of us could've easily gotten the 8 but chose not to.

I've sold RS camaros to guys that make over 6 figures. Because they just want a fun car that looks cool to drive daily. Can you daily an SS, sure, some of my co-workers drive 6th gen SS's (leased). one drove a Zl1....then traded it in for a Silverado just 4 months later, you'd have to be some kind of pain freak to drive a Z28 everyday... Lol. But some of us don't think the premium fuel guzzling, tire shreading, high insurance of a V8 is worth it....

Not when I can save, 15 grand on the V6, buy the supercharger for a little over 6 grand and get 450hp out of it.

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Old 06-03-2016, 08:01 AM   #12
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What an ass. There is nothing wrong with the v6 Camaro.
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:17 AM   #13
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Either he drives the v6 mustang(POS) or He's just mad cuz he made less commish...
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Old 06-03-2016, 08:18 PM   #14
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Either he drives the v6 mustang(POS) or He's just mad cuz he made less commish...
Or he's just a dipshit jerkwad.
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