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View Poll Results: What engine would you like to see in Z28?
LS9 113 36.69%
LSA 89 28.90%
Hybrid LS9/LSA (maybe to keep costs down) 25 8.12%
Generation 5 34 11.04%
SC/TC'd V6 13 4.22%
LS7 72 23.38%
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:00 PM   #18
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I just thought the engine represents the heart of the car, probably, more than anything else.

I'm seeing what you're saying in the results though. I, personally, don't think an LS9 is in the cards if Z28 is going to be in the same price range as the 500, but I hope I'm wrong. If we could get a 600 horse' LS9 in Z28, I'd probably sh*t my pants; I just can't really see that happening, considering everything else that would probably be upgraded.

I kinda' want to change my vote now, lol

I agree that the engine is the heart of the car! I also think the engine has to match the end goal.....

Dont change your vote go with what you want!
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Old 09-30-2009, 03:31 PM   #19
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I agree that the engine is the heart of the car! I also think the engine has to match the end goal.....

Dont change your vote go with what you want!
That is a good point. I won't be carving too many canyon roads especially since I don't live in the mountains and I really don't want to go flying off into the woods in my fancy Z/28.

When the news of the Z/28 possibly starting back up came out I would have never thought anyone would even consider arguing against the LSA/LS9 motors. But, given the heritage of the Z/28 and other versions, I now think that GM should consider multiple options. I'm not overly interested in a track geared car as much as I'm interested in a drag geared car but, I can see how someone wouldn't want the same as me.

My only issue will be that IF they did make a track car and not put a supercharged motor in the car then it wouldn't be worth it TO ME to get that car. I'm in it for the power.
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Old 09-30-2009, 04:14 PM   #20
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OH XXX sounds like a dirty engine . lolz
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:18 PM   #21
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:24 PM   #22
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LS9 hands down. I think its the only thing that would make sense. Its the only engine that they could drop right in and not have to re-engineer that would make it worth getting a Z28.
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I hope that it has the New 6 bolt design heads and block so I can crank up the power a lot more, So a LSX motor for me.
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Old 09-30-2009, 09:17 PM   #24
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LSA or Gen V...(frankly, I'm surprised the poll isn't 90% slanted towards the GenVs...

I would like to see an LS9 (as we all would, ), or a "hybrid". But the former is too expensive, and the latter is unlikely.......
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Maybe that is the conversation we should be having??? Why limit ourselves to just ONE preformance Camaro???
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What is this Gen V you speak of?
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What is this Gen V you speak of?
Yall cant hide them from us forever.........
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What is this Gen V you speak of?
I dunno...you tell me. j.k.
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He may be kidding but im not.... Tell me!
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Dang it! I wish there was more information leakage going on around here! Pretty please with sugar on top?
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LSA or Gen V...(frankly, I'm surprised the poll isn't 90% slanted towards the GenVs...
Ok when you put Gen V up there its like saying do you want "mystery meat", some folks don't know what that is yet.
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Ok when you put Gen V up there its like saying do you want "mystery meat", some folks don't know what that is yet.
Very true.
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If the Z/28 was ready earlier in the year when they shelved it, why the 2 year wait for fine tuning?
It's gotta be the DI Gen 5.
Release the Z/28 and C7 the same year, I'm thinking DI V8 (and that motor fits perfectly with the Z/28's origins).
LS9 = ZL1, remember the engine cost almost as much as the car in 69' (sound familiar).
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If the Z/28 was ready earlier in the year when they shelved it, why the 2 year wait for fine tuning?
It's gotta be the DI Gen 5.
Release the Z/28 and C7 the same year, I'm thinking DI V8 (and that motor fits perfectly with the Z/28's origins).
LS9 = ZL1, remember the engine cost almost as much as the car in 69' (sound familiar).
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