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Old 11-26-2008, 12:32 AM   #29
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Here's a little clearer picture of Mcbride's killer rendering.
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:17 AM   #30
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True. I believe the Tom Henry edition is still trying to get around that warranty void right now. I figure anyone building a 700HP car is going to be stuck with a voided warranty regardless of what you do.
I'm hoping and praying. I REALLY want that 500hp painted on the side of the cowl as I drive off. If GM won't warranty a cam swap, I'm hoping his dealership will at least.....get it serviced here in San Antonio (God forbid anything actually goes wrong), the dealer here sends the bill up there.

I want it bad....really bad....I just can't wait to see what Tom has in store
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:31 AM   #31
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at indy we were told 700ish hp and torque....so it could be pusing it to be really safe
I am sure that the Nickey car is 700 hp at the crank. Punter, did Al mean at the crank or at the wheels?
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Old 11-26-2008, 02:38 AM   #32
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Here's a little clearer picture of Mcbride's killer rendering.
I'd buy the hood as an aftermarket upgrade for my planned LT / RS, but that would be about it. I have no need for the 700+ HP.

Looks neat though!
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Old 11-26-2008, 02:56 AM   #33
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I would say they meant at the crank. i think they would've put 700hp on the hood if it was to the wheels. Giving that todays' market would say "put it on a Dyno and see what it puts out" That's what i would have done if i made a car with 700hp to the wheels. I'd be like screw the block size, check out the HP i make at the rear wheels. If they are making 700 to the wheels and putting the smaller number on the hood then more power to em for going with the heritage factor. either way it's a bad *ss car

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Old 11-26-2008, 08:29 AM   #34
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:46 AM   #35
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THAT is what the SS hood should look like. http://www.camaro5.com/forums/images/smilies/wink.gif
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I would say they meant at the crank. i think they would've put 700hp on the hood if it was to the wheels.
I was referring to Chevrolets internal testing, not Nickey's option. I just want to know how tough that rear end really is.
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Old 11-26-2008, 10:04 AM   #37
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I wonder what the Phase 1 or 2 cars will cost. I'm sure the Phase 3 will probably be 60K+. It would be nice if the Phase 2 was in the mid-low 40's, possible with more of the classic 1st gen colors also.
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:38 AM   #39
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A little hard for that to be RWHP when they don't have a car to begin with yet
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:51 AM   #40
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So I assume that the stage I will at least have 500 HP?


500, 600, 700?
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Old 11-26-2008, 12:09 PM   #41
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I'm hoping and praying. I REALLY want that 500hp painted on the side of the cowl as I drive off. If GM won't warranty a cam swap, I'm hoping his dealership will at least.....get it serviced here in San Antonio (God forbid anything actually goes wrong), the dealer here sends the bill up there.

I want it bad....really bad....I just can't wait to see what Tom has in store
I don't know how many dealerships in this area would be down for that. Plus, if a local dealership does "warranty" work on the car, and sends the bill up North, who's to say the guys up North will just laugh and say there's no way they can warranty something another dealership did. But that's just a shot in the dark...

On a side note, were you at the Freedom Chevrolet "car show" they had a few weekends back? That's where I ordered my 2SS from and the sales guy (Ruben) said they were going to have a show with older Camaro's as well as other vehicles there, and when I showed up there were only two 4th Gen camaro's and a bunch of on-the-lot Corvette's with prices on the windshields.
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Old 11-26-2008, 12:23 PM   #42
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I wonder what the Phase 1 or 2 cars will cost. I'm sure the Phase 3 will probably be 60K+. It would be nice if the Phase 2 was in the mid-low 40's, possible with more of the classic 1st gen colors also.
60k for stage 3? No way they will just be adding 20k for 300 more hp. For prices I see it more closer to stage 1 around 45-50k, stage 2 around 70k and stage 3 at least 100k.
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