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Old 07-11-2012, 12:59 PM   #19
mpower22
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Originally Posted by Calamity Jesus View Post
I'm fine with the Vette using pushrods, btw. I'll take a lower cowl height over a more power efficient engine... besides, you can make more than enough power with the LSx engines for any type of driving I'd hope to do.
Plus the current range of LS motors are very light for how large they are and lead to an overall reduced engine height=good thing

Plus a pushrod valvetrain will almost certainly be lighter than a multi-cam/multivalve setup.

Maybe I am a bit biased but I love how flexiable my bolt on LS3 motor is in my 2008. Cuising on the highway in 6th at anything less than 80mph yields MPG between 29 and 31.


Oh BTW i'm 36 so I guess I'm really not an average corvette owner...
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