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Old 06-13-2012, 04:49 AM   #1
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2010 ss vs 2012 ss

I had a 2010 1ss that i traded for 2011 mustang gt, due to some tran problems. I reciently test drove a 2012 ss and from i remember the oexcelloration of my 2010 was much better then the way the 2012 feels. Did they govern the 2012s due to the problems with the earlier models had with the trans, both were 6 manual cars, i know the cluch is different in the 12 vs 10s, would the shift not feel as strong in 2012s due to the cluch change. Does any one have any ideas, because my mustang gt feels stronger than the 2012 , the 2010 ss felt stronger than my stang, this may discurrage me to swith back to camaro. i do miss my 2010ss, any insite, any technacal info will be appreciated.

I do remember that i read chevy was going to not alow car would not be able to tach more than 3000 rpms in 1st, but thats all i heard.
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:36 AM   #2
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:06 PM   #3
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What???? Are you saying you couldn't go over 3k rpms in 1st? You can redline it in 1st if you want (although rev limiter will kick in about 6500)..
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:18 PM   #4
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:19 PM   #5
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The reason one felt stronger, is because you are probably used to more power under your foot.
Having strong V8 cars will spoil you in no time at all.

I am guessing , I don't know your car background before this.
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:45 PM   #6
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If you are going from a mustang 5.0 to a camaro SS then the mustang will feel much faster. I'm willing to bet that you are used to driving the 5.0 and going back to the slower feeling camaro is what is throwin you off a bit. I myself switched from a 2011 5.0 to a 2012 SS because the trans in my mustang was falling apart. There is a big difference between the two cars, but both are really pretty much the same as far as power and performance. I prefer my camaro though. Much more comfortable.
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:48 PM   #7
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:10 PM   #8
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This needs to be translated into english for me to read and understand.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:17 PM   #9
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This needs to be translated into english for me to read and understand.
No prob...

No, there's not a difference. Why would anyone build a sports car that was governed to an RPM range like that? My 2012 will run out the entire first gear to redline.

The 2012 is the same mechanically as the 2010. There may be some very minor difference ( Most of which are appearance or convenience related, not mechaincal ), but still the same car.
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Old 06-13-2012, 07:57 PM   #11
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Basically the same car, but as a plus for us canyon carving enthusiasts the 2012 comes with the FE4 (stiffer suspension).
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Basically the same car, but as a plus for us canyon carving enthusiasts the 2012 comes with the FE4 (stiffer suspension).

I traded my 2010 for a 2012 and the FE4 suspension feels a lot better than the 2010. I do notice minor bumps more so in the 2012. I am amazed at how much better I like the 2012 than the 2010..traded an L99 for the LS3. The L99 was a faster car, however. I'm trying to fix that.
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Old 06-13-2012, 09:44 PM   #13
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:02 PM   #14
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Old 06-14-2012, 09:39 AM   #15
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I traded my 2010 for a 2012 and the FE4 suspension feels a lot better than the 2010. I do notice minor bumps more so in the 2012. I am amazed at how much better I like the 2012 than the 2010..traded an L99 for the LS3. The L99 was a faster car, however. I'm trying to fix that.
Faster how? Because you had it modded?
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Old 06-14-2012, 04:22 PM   #16
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Mayhaps the difference is in the amount of gas in the car? If the car you test drove had a full tank of gas, then it would def feel slower. I can notice a huge difference when I fill my tank up on my 2010.
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Old 06-15-2012, 08:24 PM   #17
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Faster how? Because you had it modded?
I have the same mods and some of the same mod equipment on my new car...see my signature. 2 things are different, I had a true dyno-tune on the l99 and an email tune on this one and the l99 had a Vararam and this one has a CAI. This one is actually running better times in the heat than the l99 even after the tune...so, we'll see. I am going to have this one dyno-tuned by DynoSpeed in Memphis as soon as I get the bucks.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:38 PM   #18
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Mayhaps the difference is in the amount of gas in the car? If the car you test drove had a full tank of gas, then it would def feel slower. I can notice a huge difference when I fill my tank up on my 2010.

Yeah, probably equivalent to the difference you'd feel between driving solo vs. having your mother-in-law in the pax
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Old 06-15-2012, 11:43 PM   #19
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I have the same mods and some of the same mod equipment on my new car...see my signature. 2 things are different, I had a true dyno-tune on the l99 and an email tune on this one and the l99 had a Vararam and this one has a CAI. This one is actually running better times in the heat than the l99 even after the tune...so, we'll see. I am going to have this one dyno-tuned by DynoSpeed in Memphis as soon as I get the bucks.
Vararam > Cai is the reason.
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:48 AM   #20
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Vararam > Cai is the reason.
I just read Lethal Racing's post on their Night Fury cam package and they apparently agree on the value of the Vararam. I used the Vararam on the l99 car, but it wouldn't work on the 2012 since Chevrolet moved the radiator filler a couple inches to the left and the Vararam doesn't fit now. I understand Vararam is working on a version that will work on the 2012, but heaven only knows when that will become available.
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