Re: Slow 1/4's for the 05's??
"2.3Sleeper" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "tony kujawa" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > "ZombyWoof" <Zomby-Woof@Zappa.net> wrote in message
> > news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > > On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 08:35:56 -0500, "tony kujawa"
> > > <email@example.com> wrote something wonderfully witty:
> > >
> > > >14.25-14.50??
> > > >
> > > >Read this post from the camaro.firebird ng. NO, I'm not trolling,
> > this
> > > >guy may be BS'ing, but have any of you seen or run your '05 at the
> > > >If I'm going to get smoked by an LS-1, I have no interest in a new
> > I'll
> > > >go get a 98-02 T/A.
> > > >
> > > It may be a whole bunch of things. What if the guy's running them
> > > didn't know what the hell they were doing? What if it was their first
> > > time at the track? Even if they had experience making runs, more then
> > > likely this was the first time they have had these particular cars at
> > > the track.
> > I guess you have a point, but .60-.90sec. off what the mags are runnung
> > a huge difference.
> > > I am not going to go look-up the raw hp numbers on the cars, but the
> > > Fourth Gen's (depending on the exact model) used de-tuned Corvette
> > > Engines (LS-1). Also just because you get a T/A you may not get the
> > > right T/A. If your looking for balls out, you'll want one with the
> > > WS6 package on it. Ask yourself this question as well. Do I want a
> > > 3-6 year old muscle car that someone else has been running at the
> > > track or beating the shit out of or do I want I new car that I can
> > > beat the shit out of first?
> > >
> > A regular T/A and Z-28 put out 305, and the WS6 and SS put out 320. Not
> > huge difference, worth a tenth or maybe 2.
> I dynoed a brand new WS-6 and made 333 at the wheels and dynoed and brand
> new SS and got 331 at the wheels. You aren't far off, but I can't imagine
> there being a 11 to 13 horsepower difference between cars.
No the difference is between the non ram-air cars (Z-28 & T/A) and the
ram-air cars (SS & T/A). Anyway, the LS-1 IS a killer engine regardless.