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Old 03-16-2008, 09:43 AM   #29
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i agree with you i'm with everyone else, the stripes do look somewhere past hideous, but i'm sure it's all testing stuff. and as for the whining noise...well, call me a heretic but i'm not sure if i want a factory supercharged engine. ok, let me rephrase that, i'm indifferent about it. i would love to have a na engine that is as snake eater, and then put a blower on it so it can be a snake destroyer! but to each his own! i know, i'm just kinda old fashion.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:52 AM   #30
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Guys and gals, go here: This is the official Camaro Connection, enjoy!
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:55 AM   #31
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whats on there im at work and cant get 2 the site
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:59 AM   #32
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I am wondering about the whistling sound. It would lead me to think that it is supercharged as well except for one thing......the hood vent is not open. It would stand to reason the the General would open the vent on an S/C car. I'm thinking the whistiling noise might just be the pulleys on a high compression engine. It is getting really exciting on the boards now all these finds are great!
You dont need a vent open for a forced induction engine it dose not even need to be open on a N/A car... just like the "ram air" on a WS6 its not a sealed system... btw why would a H/C motor make that sound just cause its H/C ? Ive seen plenty of H/C setups and have never heard one whistling unless there running a pete jackson type gear drive wich has nothing to do with pulleys..

The whistling sound is probly the S/C if he really heard one in the first place..
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:02 AM   #33
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Me likey...stripes and all. Just goes to show that they are experimenting with some options for us
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Wow that all i have to say on that photo. The wait is almost over for my new ride!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:22 AM   #35
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that whistle is probaly the same engine as the cts-v with 550hp hopefully, if he did hear it.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:52 AM   #36
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Did it sound like this? If so...

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Old 03-16-2008, 10:53 AM   #37
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I find that chevy nation web site extremely annoying.
couldn't find the camaro you were talking about there either.

as far as the new camaro spy photo, -excellent! I love the stripes. They give the car a much more aggresive look. I too would rather have painted stripes rather than vinyl or flat stripes.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:54 AM   #38
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I'm not liking the stripes, I generally don't like graphics on a car. But thats not a big deal since this appears to be the top dog. Have those stripes been availible only on SS's? Or could you get them on the Z28 as well? Because if they were only for one or the other that would give us a pretty clear indication as to what this car is called

And that whistle is most likely a supercharger meaning that this is almost certainly the GT500 killer.
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:04 AM   #39
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Thanks for posting the photos!

This is truly an exciting time, re; awaiting the Camaro's arrival, catching glimpses of "mules", etc.! It's only going to get better.
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:15 AM   #40
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whistling sound..maybe it is flux capacitor ..was it going close to 88 mph and then just vanish?

It's awesome to see the SS in pre-production, on the weekend with spy pics! Excellent!
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:19 AM   #41
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It's awesome to see the SS in pre-production, on the weekend with spy pics! Excellent!
It's been such an exciting week for sure... hopefully the start of many. Hoping to see more pics, info and maybe even video of this car soon
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so the ss has a supposed supercharger??

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