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Old 04-15-2013, 06:59 PM   #12551
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:27 PM   #12552
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:26 PM   #12553
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:30 PM   #12554
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:32 PM   #12555
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Nice find! I think its the suspension flexing in the corner. That front is MUCH more aerodynamic looking.
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:34 PM   #12556
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:36 PM   #12557
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Old 04-16-2013, 02:35 PM   #12558
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Who dat???? LOL <jesting>, BTW look at the ground clearance in the corner on that sucker...!!!!
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Old 04-16-2013, 02:41 PM   #12559
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I wonder why it's still camo'd.
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Old 04-16-2013, 02:45 PM   #12560
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Who dat???? LOL <jesting>, BTW look at the ground clearance in the corner on that sucker...!!!!
And this is the high side!!!!!
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:09 PM   #12561
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I wonder why it's still camo'd.
Likely a video pre NY Auto Show. Once it's shown to the public they generally take off the Camo. In some cases though, I think it's a pain in A$$ to take of the tape. Note the front and rear lamps are now exposed.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:40 PM   #12562
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Likely a video pre NY Auto Show. Once it's shown to the public they generally take off the Camo. In some cases though, I think it's a pain in A$$ to take of the tape. Note the front and rear lamps are now exposed.
Is there or will there be a possibility of GM releasing a video like they did for the ZL1 on the 'ring?
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:50 PM   #12563
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Is there or will there be a possibility of GM releasing a video like they did for the ZL1 on the 'ring?
I would bet on it. GM seems to do that fairly regularly on the cars they run there.
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Old 04-16-2013, 09:01 PM   #12564
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Old 04-16-2013, 09:40 PM   #12565
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I look forward to seeing it.
I'm guessing we'll see the C7 coming up and maybe the new CTS as well.
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:01 PM   #12566
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:06 PM   #12567
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I'm guessing we'll see the C7 coming up and maybe the new CTS as well.
I look forward to seeing them all
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:36 PM   #12568
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Old 04-17-2013, 05:32 PM   #12570
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Old 04-17-2013, 06:41 PM   #12571
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Just in case one cannot be obtained...based on what we know, what would it take to build up a 1LE to a Z/28? It goes without saying the Pedders suspension would be used instead of a stock Z/28 one (right Pete?).


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Old 04-17-2013, 07:15 PM   #12572
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Just in case one cannot be obtained...based on what we know, what would it take to build up a 1LE to a Z/28? It goes without saying the Pedders suspension would be used instead of a stock Z/28 one (right Pete?).


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IMO, it just wouldn't be the same. With that said, I would think at minimum, a $30,000 investment. You'd have to order the 427 crate motor, the CC brakes and the necessary suspension components not included with the 1LE. Got to include the cost of installation and tuning, tweaking etc. Then there's the aero parts, paint. Ouch, not an easy endeavor to say the least. Base 1SS is 37K + 30K +5K(for unknown incedentals)= 72K. You can always recoup some of the investment by selling unused parts, LS3,susp.,etc.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:19 PM   #12573
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Just in case one cannot be obtained...based on what we know, what would it take to build up a 1LE to a Z/28? It goes without saying the Pedders suspension would be used instead of a stock Z/28 one (right Pete?).


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This is one of those questions that requires a little more detailed information to answer completely.

I'll answer this way. This assumes that you leave the brakes and seats alone. If I were the occasional track type, say 3-5 times per year I would build as follows.

Headers, Mid build Cam (Livernois 2C), CAI, Custom Cal, goal of 445 to the wheels.

Pedders Supercar Coilovers as part of Camaro Justice Package

I think this would be a pretty kick butt setup for the average guy.

You can't really make a Z/28 from a 1LE but this would be a pretty awesome 1LE.
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IMO, it just wouldn't be the same. With that said, I would think at minimum, a $30,000 investment. You'd have to order the 427 crate motor, the CC brakes and the necessary suspension components not included with the 1LE. Got to include the cost of installation and tuning, tweaking etc. Then there's the aero parts, paint. Ouch, not an easy endeavor to say the least.
Agreed crate motor alone from GMPP would be 20k plus brakes plus changing glass and other light weight parts. I think it would cost much much more than just buying a Z/28
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Agreed crate motor alone from GMPP would be 20k plus brakes plus changing glass and other light weight parts. I think it would cost much much more than just buying a Z/28
Hence it makes much more sense to buy a purpose built vehicle with the costs already absorbed in, but we already knew that.
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