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Thread: New RS camaro v8 vs v6 visual differences?

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    Question New RS camaro v8 vs v6 visual differences?

    Anyone know how to tell if an RS camaro is the v6 or v8 version just by looking at the outside of it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 91BLOWNBIRD View Post
    Anyone know how to tell if an RS camaro is the v6 or v8 version just by looking at the outside of it?
    They both look the same in the rearview mirror.

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    lol well this is what challenged me yesterday and that is exactly how I was admiring his car was in my rearview

    http://www.chevrolet.com/assets/en/p...catalog(1).pdf

    It was a Synergy series and I know it was v8 because only the v8s have red painted calipers based on this article unless of coarse the guy painted them but I am sure he didnt because he is probably still paying a $600 monthly

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    yes, the V8 has a different nose. The V8 nose has a false cold air "scoop"
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    Don't really know on some of them, they look a lot a like. Looks like the wheels on the link were stolen from the mustang.

    SWS

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    I'm not at all impresed with the new camaros they are heavy
    Ugly and slow for how much horsepower they make. Friend of mine
    Has an 04 cobra ported blower more boost exhaust and tune, and my
    Other friend has a 11 camaro 80mm turbo intercooled 10psi tuned made
    650hp at the wheels. Anyway I was in the middle lane (mexico) and they ran from a 60mph
    Roll guess what? The terminator terminated the camaro big time!
    Not only did it get a big jump on the camaro it pulled A LOT harder
    Infact I jumped on the camaro till his turbo spooled up. The terminator
    Actually broke traction the camaro didn't.. infact the camaro was not
    Much quicker than my cobra when it was stock. Not at all impresed !

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    just came home from muncie dragway and watched a 2012 v-6 camero turn in a 15 flat for his best time of the nite. im not impressed at all. the car has like 2,000 miles on it and is an automatic. with what 325 h.p? also watched an 05 modded o5 goat do a best of 13 flat.

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    It may have something to do with torque management and other things going on in the Camaro's electronics. Maybe those things are cutting power?
    God bless!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 91BLOWNBIRD View Post
    It was a Synergy series and I know it was v8 because only the v8s have red painted calipers based on this article unless of coarse the guy painted them but I am sure he didnt because he is probably still paying a $600 monthly
    Why did you ask if you knew it was a V8 ?? Just coming to brag about another win ?

    These newer cars with electronic throttle bodies wont always perform at peak, the engine ramps up power slower instead of going full rich with you go WOT, and backs off between shifts to preserve the transimission among other things ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ddubb View Post
    Why did you ask if you knew it was a V8 ?? Just coming to brag about another win ?

    These newer cars with electronic throttle bodies wont always perform at peak, the engine ramps up power slower instead of going full rich with you go WOT, and backs off between shifts to preserve the transimission among other things ..
    You are right. The computer pulls timing when shifting to give the shifts a smoother feel. Damn yuppies are killing everything. They want trucks to drive softly and sports cars to feel comfortable???? I don't get it.

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    Just needed peace of mind knowing v8 camaros fear the grampa mobile

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    The main thing I like on the new Camaros, are the Halo headlights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 91BLOWNBIRD View Post
    Just needed peace of mind knowing v8 camaros fear the grampa mobile
    You should be looking out for the brand new Mustangs ..

    - Dan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ddubb View Post
    You should be looking out for the brand new Mustangs ..

    - Dan
    My friend bought the premium v6 6speed 305hp and its impresive for an NA car sounds good for a v6 too! spanks my 96 badly! no match for the Cobra though..

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