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Old 07-29-2013, 03:21 PM   #35
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ive beat a new 5.0 off the line to about mid second gear. By the end of second gear we were pretty close. its 3rd where the pass you.

And btw this is almost every time.
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:23 PM   #36
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Why do you have to come on a post obviously created for V6 camaros and flame people. I'm sure there are plenty of V8 posts that would better suit your needs. We are all here to help each other not demean or put down. Just relax, and take a deep breath.
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:26 PM   #37
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somebody tell me were I can get upgraded gears for my car. I am running at 14.12 with stock tires an empty trunk and half tank on 87. going to try to hit high 13s. with 94 oct and 1/4 tank of gas.
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I too would like to know where to get the gears. Any info guys?
3.55 gears in the auto aren't worth it in my opinion. The money you're going to spend for the gains aren't worth it. It'd be better to pony up for the v8 rear end and have the choice for a lot more gears and get an LSD while you're at it.
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:49 PM   #38
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Intake, tune, And if you are making enough power to where traction is an issue, then get tires.

Lose some weight, lighter wheels. A scoop for the cai?

Some supporting suspension mods. If you are going to put a ton of money in, you really should just get a V8, unless having a really quick V6 is one of your goals.

In that case, you can look into turbo/supercharger applications and engine work. But it didnt sound like you wanted to get into all that.
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:56 PM   #39
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IMO, and this is what i might do...do the bolts ons, and maybe some new rims/tires, tune, then you should be in high 13s with good DA and if you know how to race haha

then wait for the 6th gen SS, barring that it isnt ugly, then get a 1ss and permagrin. Thats what I will do. Im waiting for the 2nd year of the 6th gen cause the 1st year is always something wrong, but thats with everything
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:58 PM   #40
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IMO, and this is what i might do...do the bolts ons, and maybe some new rims/tires, tune, then you should be in high 13s with good DA and if you know how to race haha

then wait for the 6th gen SS, barring that it isnt ugly, then get a 1ss and permagrin. Thats what I will do. Im waiting for the 2nd year of the 6th gen cause the 1st year is always something wrong, but thats with everything
Exactly. Some of the guys saying "get a v8" arent bashing v6's, because in the end it really is the most economical way (imo) to get more power, and there are so many more parts and shops available for getting power out of the v8s.

And if 13's are the OP's goal, then you just need a 1SS and you're done lol. I had a v6 4th gen, and just did bolt ons to enjoy it more, and waited till I could afford the V8 to get some real performance.
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Old 07-29-2013, 04:03 PM   #41
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correct but still to many people have to need to show that they are better than the v6 owners. most v6 owners will get a v8 but like me, it wasnt economically safe for me to get one. That and i was 17 when i got this car so i felt i shouldnt get a v8 as my first car, i need to earn it.. which i will
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Old 07-29-2013, 04:11 PM   #42
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I am so sick of V8 Camaro owners talking shit about V6 Camaros on a Camaro forum.
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Old 07-29-2013, 04:14 PM   #43
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correct but still to many people have to need to show that they are better than the v6 owners. most v6 owners will get a v8 but like me, it wasnt economically safe for me to get one. That and i was 17 when i got this car so i felt i shouldnt get a v8 as my first car, i need to earn it.. which i will
Very good post. In today's economy. Where we are just beginning to recover from a recession, not many people have SS money laying around. I did, but for me it was my credit that held me back. I didn't want a $500 monthly payment. So I figured I would rebuild my credit. Save money on a 6cylinder and when my credit is fixed get the SS. But in the meantime mod the car out. The site has Ben unbelievably helpful but some of the SS guys have a superiority complex. Just my 2 cents.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:45 PM   #44
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I love my v6. fuel wise it was a better idea to get. just the engine is the big difference. next summer my twin turbo set will be put in and I will put out 469 to the wheels so should beat any stock v8. makes me happy. especially some v8 stang that wants to show off what they got. but either then that my v6 is just as good or will be as a v8 one day
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:33 PM   #45
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Vegas is a High altitude track, you car is already down 30 hp or more , good luck~
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:40 PM   #46
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Hey OP, PM me when you are going to go, me and my buddies are gonna head back to the track when it starts getting in the low 90s / or even better 80s at night again! Would be nice to have another Camaro to go with
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:40 PM   #47
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I love my v6. fuel wise it was a better idea to get. just the engine is the big difference. next summer my twin turbo set will be put in and I will put out 469 to the wheels so should beat any stock v8. makes me happy. especially some v8 stang that wants to show off what they got. but either then that my v6 is just as good or will be as a v8 one day
You better think twice about doing a twin turbo set up on a daily driver.If you cant afford a new engine then you have no business modding any car.

SO since you plan on financing turbo kit pluss install, make sure you have enough credit for a new engine as well!

Also a twin turbo install could have many problems, its not just a easy bolt on!
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:09 AM   #48
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financing? who said anything about that. cash is were it is at. if u don't have it don't buy it unless u use credit card to buy it and be in det like a lot of us are these days
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:14 AM   #49
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and if my motor blows up i mean "if" with not even 30k on it I guess I can buy an ss motor and put it in lol. one of a kind rs with an ls3 no biggy right. its just money
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:35 PM   #50
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I own a V6 and would have to say if I was going to do anything I would put that cash on the side for an SS. From experience any kind of power adder always adds some sort of temperment to the car.
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:55 PM   #51
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Will you people please stop telling him to get an SS? He just wants to run a mid/high 13, that's slow for an SS. Why trade when he's happy.

OP, I know you said no juice, but it's really your best option. A simple 100 shot and a tune and you're low 13/high 12 all day. Won't affect your reliability or fuel economy at all. Not too expensive either
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