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No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp #4479512
08/05/17 01:23 AM
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OneEyeJack Offline OP
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How about a stock looking sleeper. Others might call it a "gentleman's express". The craftsmanship hides the true nature of this car. It's definately not for the faint of pocket book.


Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4479517
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Gale Banks did the same thing back in the day....

http://assets.bankspower.com/mag_article_files/73/CarDriver_Jun84.pdf

I feel really really old now, I owned that magazine, and though the car was the greatest thing on the planet...I wnated a Pantera with a Banks engine.

Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4479520
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Outstanding engineering.... and craftsmanship.

How to get these new cars to accept mods (twin DBW throttle bodies... sheesh)


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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: Linctex] #4479528
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Originally Posted By: Linctex
Outstanding engineering.... and craftsmanship.

How to get these new cars to accept mods (twin DBW throttle bodies... sheesh)


Have to agree. That was a lot of effort, but the results speak loudly.
I cant even imagine how many hours someone spent getting the throttle mapping on that thing right.

Last edited by Colt45ws; 08/05/17 02:44 AM.

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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4479607
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Cool car. I'd rather have a stock GTR or Z06 for the same money spent on this Camaro.

Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4479630
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Gained 850 lbs ?!?

And it's actually 770 rwhp.

Last edited by Indydriver; 08/05/17 06:52 AM.

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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: Shannow] #4479735
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Originally Posted By: Shannow
Gale Banks did the same thing back in the day....

http://assets.bankspower.com/mag_article_files/73/CarDriver_Jun84.pdf

I feel really really old now, I owned that magazine, and though the car was the greatest thing on the planet...I wnated a Pantera with a Banks engine.


I think I still have that mag somewhere,I was 15 laugh Good days!!


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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4480092
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So what do you do when you need to change the spark plugs?

Also didn't know the stock gen 5 camaros only have one shock/strut to hold up the hood - the 4th gens have 2 like they added to that car.

Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4480339
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Wow, that's laughable. "Sleeper Camaro"

What an oxymoronic proposition.

Some of the fastest production cars in history are current high-spec Camaros.
You therefore expect Camaros to be fast.

Sleeper. What a bad word to describe this car. This car is the opposite of a sleeper.

I want to slap someone after reading this thread.


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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: OneEyeJack] #4480401
08/06/17 02:03 AM
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a sleeper is the first time someone decided to race an Omni GLH, not a Camaro.


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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: neo3] #4480408
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Originally Posted By: neo3
So what do you do when you need to change the spark plugs?

Also didn't know the stock gen 5 camaros only have one shock/strut to hold up the hood - the 4th gens have 2 like they added to that car.



Pull the tires and go in through the fender well probably


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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: neo3] #4481728
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Originally Posted By: neo3
So what do you do when you need to change the spark plugs?

Also didn't know the stock gen 5 camaros only have one shock/strut to hold up the hood - the 4th gens have 2 like they added to that car.



He may be able to remove some of the plumbing pretty easily.


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Re: No Ferrari? How about a sleeper Camaro? 1000hp [Re: Mr Nice] #4481732
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Originally Posted By: Mr Nice
Cool car. I'd rather have a stock GTR or Z06 for the same money spent on this Camaro.


a Z06 for sure...


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