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Old 11-23-2010, 01:16 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

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LINGENFELTER MAKES FIRST 8-SECOND QUARTER-MILE RUN WITH LS9 POWERED 2010 CAMARO SS DECATUR, Ind. - Lingenfelter's 2010 Camaro SS has claimed victory as the fastest LS9 powered Camaro SS after making the first 8-second quarter-mile pass Nov. 21, 2010, at Maryland International Raceway.

The Lingenfelter Camaro's quickest run was 8.997 seconds at 158.80 mph - putting out 1,243 HP and 1,328 lb.-ft. of torque at the tires, making it the first 5th Gen Camaro SS to go into the 8s in the quarter-mile. You can watch the LPE Camaro SS break its quarter-mile record on Lingenfelter's YouTube page at www.youtube.com/LingenfelterVideo.

Lingenfelter's LS9 Camaro SS previously ran a 9.043 quarter-mile at 159.29 mph at Muncie Dragway on Oct. 30, 2010. The specially prepared vehicle features a 377 CID/6.2L LS9 engine, an LPE High Flow supercharger snout front cover, LS9 Overdrive Harmonic Balancer, LS9 2.38 diameter upper supercharger pulley and a TR6060 manual transmission. To see the Camaro's complete specs, visit http://www.lingenfelter.com/LPEforum...read.php?t=773.

For more than 31 years, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering has created a matchless heritage of bringing astounding new capabilities to the world's most sought-after sports cars. This legendary record of precision engineering continues today, as the highly skilled Lingenfelter production team continues to target design excellence in engine packages, superchargers and high-performance aftermarket components that refine power, speed and control. For more information, visit www.lingenfelter.com, contact Lingenfelter Performance Engineering at 1557 Winchester Road, Decatur, IN 46733, or call 260.724.2552.
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Re: Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

Nice. I think the fact that it is a manual is the most impressive thing about it.

It has stock V6 Camaro brakes, which is sort of amusing.
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Re: Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

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It has stock V6 Camaro brakes, which is sort of amusing.
Gotta fit under the drag wheels.

Then again, I am sure the parachute makes up for it.
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Re: Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

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Nice. I think the fact that it is a manual is the most impressive thing about it.
Sure is, and this:

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- Roughly 4075 lbs race weight with driver (52.5% front weight bias)
That is a lot of weight to move that fast. Well done LPE
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Freaking awesome, and it's a stick to boot! I bet ol' John is smilin' somewhere right now.
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Re: Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

They don't have a solid rear in the car?
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Re: Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

Wow! Thats sweet!
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Re: Lingenfelter Makes 8-Second Quarter Mile Run in 2010 Camaro SS

Quite impressive considering being a stick and the race weight.
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