The LS2 is no joke.

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  1. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    A bit after the fact, but I got a nice sample of one over a week ago at Pontiac of Sioux Falls.

    I took a new 2005 GTO with a manual out for a long drive and I really can't believe the difference between the two engines. The LS1 feels sleepy compared to the new engine.

    They look basically the same under the hood, and they sound the same, but that's where the similarly ends. The LS2 really makes the car into a BEAST.

    It roars with just a nudge of the gas, easily gets rubber in the first four gears, and overwhelms the traction control at will inducing sideways motion. I had the sales guy holding on more than once. Now I know what Clarkson meant about the chassis being so wonderfully neutral. It's dangerous. :coolugh:

    But when you want to relax the engine (and the car) relaxes too. It's still wonderful to ride in, and quiet when you want it to be. Cruises with nary a sweat at 90mph down the highway.

    I can't wait to see what minor LS2 tweaking results in. It could be scary. :hsd:
     
  2. DMClark

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    Really? I thought the thing was a complete and total joke and the only thing under the hood was a bunch of baby kittens.
     
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    my s2k 9k rpm vtech engine > ls2
     
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    makes LS1 feel sleepy? :eek3: damn

    i want to drive one :o
     
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    wrong
     
  10. slow4mula

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    LOL this is a joke right?
     
  11. MrBonus

    MrBonus Et Tu, Brute?

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    Do you know that your engine weighes as much as an LS6?
     
  13. TriShield

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    I want to try a C6. Badly. :o
     
  14. DMClark

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    With him, most likely not.
     
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    court-jester I love dykes

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    how much are the GTOs going for? :eek3: :bowdown:LS2
     
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    LSx series > *. :big grin:
     
  18. slow4mula

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    I would understand if he was talking about an ls7...

    an ls2 doesnt make much more power than a ls1...its only a small displacement increase and nothing major was changed...

    the 02 ls6 motors made more power from what i remember than the stock ls2 motors...that was when the c6 became available and people started strapping them down...
     
  19. TriShield

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    This place wants MSRP and won't negotiate (they don't negotiate on anything - lame one price store). It's a shame since I really like the salesman there.

    All the other dealers around here are selling them for around $31k.
     
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    did u read that blasphemy on ls1.com from billyboat ?
     
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    court-jester I love dykes

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    its ls2, lol!
     
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    :greddy2:
     
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    me too..hopefully i'll be able to when the weather gets better
     
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