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Old 03-03-2014, 02:12 AM   #35
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DI is definitely not the future...but the now.

The V6 Camaro has had it all along, and part of the reason why we can achieve over 350+HP and still good gas mileage from a mid displacement V6. The V6 with FI see's huge power gains with only a relatively small amount of boost and I predicted the LT1 V8 would see similar huge gains. There have been some boosted LT1s done by now, and they are seeing bigger power than the LS3 on the same boost.
....no, DI is direct injection, the V6 Camaro has not had it all along. May I respectfully suggest that you do some research on what DI is, and how it affects the engine where power gains can be made over non DI engines. It's quite an uncanny technology!
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:50 AM   #36
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....no, DI is direct injection, the V6 Camaro has not had it all along. May I respectfully suggest that you do some research on what DI is, and how it affects the engine where power gains can be made over non DI engines. It's quite an uncanny technology!
The v6 in the Camaro has been direct injection since 2010 when the 5th gen debuted which is what he was referring to. The LLT (2010-2011) and LFX (2012+) v6 engine is direct injection and - in addition to appearing in the 5th gen Camaro - is used on other vehicles in GM's lineup as well. The v8 is the last of GM's engine families to get direct injection. Anyone familiar with the v6 5th gen Camaros are quite familiar with direct injection, their power gains, and their qwerks (read: oil catch cans).
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:34 AM   #37
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The v6 in the Camaro has been direct injection since 2010 when the 5th gen debuted which is what he was referring to. The LLT (2010-2011) and LFX (2012+) v6 engine is direct injection and - in addition to appearing in the 5th gen Camaro - is used on other vehicles in GM's lineup as well. The v8 is the last of GM's engine families to get direct injection. Anyone familiar with the v6 5th gen Camaros are quite familiar with direct injection, their power gains, and their qwerks (read: oil catch cans).
....never let the facts get in the way of a good post I say....LOL . Total brain fart, from, well, an older fart here. In defense of my stupidity I was and have always been an 8 cylinder guy,...and left the knowledge of what I read about the 6 DI VVT way behind me. Thanks for correcting my error, and being nice about it...
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One thing you can be assured of ... and don't be disappointed ... it will not be released in the first model year. Current-gen ZL1 was not...C7 Z06 was not...it's just not good tactics to put all your cards on the table in the first round of betting...
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Old 03-11-2014, 06:19 PM   #39
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