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Old 03-27-2013, 01:52 PM   #1
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Question Any thoughts on how the Z/28 air intake will affect the aftermarket?

Any new insights from this design?
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Old 03-27-2013, 03:50 PM   #2
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There is nothing groundbreaking going on. In fact, it would benefit from a better tube.
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Old 03-27-2013, 04:33 PM   #3
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Check out the vertical fins inside the box. Is that for decoration or direction?
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Old 03-27-2013, 05:52 PM   #4
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There is nothing groundbreaking going on. In fact, it would benefit from a better tube.
Totally agree! Talk about soak love the box though! Looks like its setup for induction from the hood? Not sure haven't seen any pics on the z. If we could get the aftermarket for the hood then we would be in business!
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:09 PM   #5
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looks like there is an oil catch can too
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:23 PM   #6
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There is nothing groundbreaking going on. In fact, it would benefit from a better tube.
Totally agree! Talk about soak love the box though! Looks like its setup for induction from the hood? Not sure haven't seen any pics on the z.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:44 PM   #7
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looks like there is an oil catch can too
According to Tracy (SC2150) it's not a catch can.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=285394 Post #4 (I think).
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:48 PM   #8
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Check out the vertical fins inside the box. Is that for decoration or direction?

those are baffles to reduce noise, that;s why factory systems are restricted, they have lots of baffles to reduce the noise.

this z28 is probably going to be a $40k+ car, I dont think it will hurt the aftermarket at all as most people wont be able to afford the z28.

however down the road if they start doing this with more cars, yes it could hurt aftermarket.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:04 PM   #9
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those are baffles to reduce noise, that;s why factory systems are restricted, they have lots of baffles to reduce the noise.

this z28 is probably going to be a $40k+ car, I dont think it will hurt the aftermarket at all as most people wont be able to afford the z28.

however down the road if they start doing this with more cars, yes it could hurt aftermarket.
My aftermarket question was more along the lines of "Will it affect aftermarket CAI designs?". Sorry for not being more clear.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:17 PM   #10
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looks like there is an oil catch can too
Thats absolutely not a catch can, see the yellow loop, it's a oil dip stick.. LS7 has an dry oil sump because go the G's it does.. Nothing new there other than its location.. On the Z06 it's on the passenger side hidden from view..
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:31 PM   #12
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My guess is that these are pre-production pictures and this air intake will not meet CARB requirements.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:10 PM   #13
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those are baffles to reduce noise, that;s why factory systems are restricted, they have lots of baffles to reduce the noise.

this z28 is probably going to be a $40k+ car, I dont think it will hurt the aftermarket at all as most people wont be able to afford the z28.

however down the road if they start doing this with more cars, yes it could hurt aftermarket.
Sadly you couldn't touch this car in the $40's. crate Ls7 is $15k

My guess is this car will be at least on par of a ZL1 as it was shown.
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Check out the vertical fins inside the box.
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Thought it was said from GM that this car WILL be the most expensive Camaro.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:17 AM   #16
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I don't see spending 300 bucks on something that might give you 5hp. Looks pretty good OEM
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those are baffles to reduce noise, that;s why factory systems are restricted, they have lots of baffles to reduce the noise.

this z28 is probably going to be a $40k+ car, I dont think it will hurt the aftermarket at all as most people wont be able to afford the z28.

however down the road if they start doing this with more cars, yes it could hurt aftermarket.
LOL My 2010 was $41k out the door, of course the Z/28 will be more.
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looks like there is an oil catch can too
That is not a catch can. It is a dry sump tank.
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I wonder if GM will offer this as an option for the SS/1LE?
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:16 PM   #20
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That is not a catch can. It is a dry sump tank.
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:20 PM   #21
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I wonder if GM will offer this as an option for the SS/1LE?
That would be nice. I would get it.
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