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My car

Discussion in 'Car Forum' started by Warp, Dec 17, 2005.

  1. Warp

    Warp ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    http://www.cardomain.com/ride/683550

    1998 Camaro Z28

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    Best 1/4 is 11.92 in mid summer heat. Should be abput 11.7 in the spring. 385 rwhp (~450 flywheel hp). Loud as a sumbi** and sounds better than just about any late model F-body you've ever come across. I replaced the crappy factory Y-pipe equipped exhaust with longtube headers, 3" duals with an X-pipe, bullet mufflers and dumps under the car just before the rear axle. Add a wicked cam to that exhaust and............... ~woohoo~

    :)
     
  2. bac1023

    bac1023

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    I'm not a big Camaro fan, but that looks nice! Good luck with it.
     


  3. skar

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    ? maybe this one will work.
    I give up.
     
  4. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    +1

    I dunno if it's the car or your photography that makes it look so good.
     
  5. Markcuda

    Markcuda A gun a month

    I bet you got to spray it to get into the 11s? No?
     
  6. Warp

    Warp ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    He** no. If I sprayed it I'd be running 10's. :cool:


    Some people run 11's naturally aspirated on stock internals. I'm more along the lines of your average joe, requiring bolt ons and a new cam to run 11's. Hopefully it has an 11.65-11.75 as is in good weather. My last time to the track was hot (June) and I have a few little things added.


    My mods are almost all outlined in my car domain page, link in first post.
     
  7. Warp

    Warp ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    50/50

    It's been around for awhile, daily driver all winter at that, so the paint could be better. If it's nice and clean it looks absolutely stunning from a short distance, but if you get bright and direct light while looking at it up close you can tell the paint isn't in new condition anymore.
     
  8. Asha'man

    Asha'man eat the eat!

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    Good! Most F-bodies sound like complete ass thanks to the Y-pipe. The few I've heard with true duals sound damn good, almost as good as a 5.0. ;) Nice-looking Camaro.

    Brian
     
  9. skar

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    What make headers do you have.
    I am thinking about putting them on my 99 ss this spring.
    looking at jet hot with out the cats. or maybe Dynomax suppermax.
     
  10. Markcuda

    Markcuda A gun a month

    Dude, you better do something about that 6 cylinder look;)
    Do you know what I'm talking about?;)
     
  11. Warp

    Warp ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I like the six cylinder look. I took the Z28 badges off and it has the ground effects that are normally seen on the RS equipped V6's. When I turn the key anyone within a couple blocks knows it's not a V6. :cool:


    The headers are Jet-Hot, which is a copy of Hooker except the O2 bungs are on the inside rather than the outside and supposedly the flange is thicker. For budget LS1 headers I like Pacesetter. For just about anything you ever wanted to know, go to www.ls1tech.com. Just be sure you read the stickies and use the search button.

    A properly setup 5.0 still sounds sweeter than mine, but the lumpy idle and WOT at 4k+ are much, much more wicked than your average 5.0.