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Old 08-07-2002, 01:40 PM   #1
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Default 14 fired at GM for leaking info about the new LS2 'camless' 500HP engine.....

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Old 08-07-2002, 02:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: 14 fired at GM for leaking info about the new LS2 'camless' 500HP engine..... (2000Firehawk)

Excellent article - and camless engines? - that's sure new to us!

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Old 08-07-2002, 02:20 PM   #3
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Great article! Can't wait for C6

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Old 08-07-2002, 02:26 PM   #4
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WOW! :cheers:
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Old 08-07-2002, 02:27 PM   #5
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Good read.
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Old 08-07-2002, 02:32 PM   #6
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:confused: Link didn't work for me
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Old 08-07-2002, 02:32 PM   #7
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Default Re: 14 fired at GM for leaking info about the new LS2 'camless' 500HP engine..... (2000Firehawk)

You know, these guys deserved to get fired. Freakin idiots....what did they gain from giving out this information? Such clowns... I hate people who have to open their big mouth regarding a new product!:mad If your lucky enough to know about it, then you should keep your mouth shut, and keep the info to yourself. Realize that your privliged to know this, and go on with your life. I'm sure those guys are now looking for a job....Good luck getting hired, when trying to explain why you were fired from your last job. "Yes, ummm, I gave out secret company info...." yeah, someone wants to hire an untrusting person...... :rolleyes: :nono:
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Old 08-07-2002, 02:35 PM   #8
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Quite interesting...this is a GM sanctioned site?
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Old 08-07-2002, 02:46 PM   #9
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:eek: Link worked this time :yesnod: Quite promising news about the C6 :D
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Old 08-07-2002, 02:58 PM   #10
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A Camless engine also weighs less because it doesn't need a starter motor. It is self starting!

The computer sees what cylinder is ready to fire, sqirts in a little gas and fires the plug. SOOO cool.

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Old 08-07-2002, 03:10 PM   #11
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Wow if it is really electronicly controlled it would mean you could radically change the intake and exaust timeing with the touch of a button. You could optimize for the track then on the way home optimize for normal use...
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Old 08-07-2002, 03:12 PM   #12
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All of this sounds good but it is still rumor so dont go getting your panties up in a bunch like we all did for the 50th annv model :mad This does look more promissing thought :D I just hope that the price remains in the 50K range and doesnt jump in the 70K range trying to compete with the Viper :yesnod:
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Old 08-07-2002, 03:15 PM   #13
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I hope that variable valve timing works better than the C5 steering column lock.
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Old 08-07-2002, 03:26 PM   #14
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Sounds like a nice car, I'll probably find it ugly, and it will be WAY out of my price range.

I made the right choice in a C5
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Wow if it is really electronicly controlled it would mean you could radically change the intake and exaust timeing with the touch of a button. You could optimize for the track then on the way home optimize for normal use...
What's nice about infinitely variable valve timing is that touching a button is not necessary. The engine will already be optimized for track and street at the same time - it would simply be based on the throttle position and RPM's - the engine could react instantaneously to driver demands.

I'm taking this info with a grain of salt. If people want to be convincing in my eyes, they need to be able to run a spell check and have someone who knows English proof their work before publishing it. Interesting speculation, though.
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Old 08-07-2002, 03:31 PM   #16
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Cool Info
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Old 08-07-2002, 03:34 PM   #17
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Old 08-07-2002, 03:47 PM   #18
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This sounds like the best news yet...especially the part about the car looking like a C5 on steroids. Lighter and more powerful sure is great too. Hope its not BS.
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Old 08-07-2002, 04:04 PM   #19
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Nice read Thanks :cheers:
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Old 08-07-2002, 04:08 PM   #20
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Thanks! All I can say is that I hope there's some truth to the new engine. (without a huge price increase!)
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