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Re: new engine results

Post by Walter R. Malik » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:28 pm

rfoll wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:47 am
Walter R. Malik wrote:
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Newold1 wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:59 pm
I am sorry but those here who think a late 80's -early 90's 305 Caprice has good throttle response you need to go drive a new Dodge Hellcat or new Copo Camaro and get your perceptions realigned!! Now those have f** kin throttle response! Sorry but I refuse to get in my rocking chair just yet! :lol:
A customer of mine has a 604" Caprice. Street manners with smallish camshaft with port fuel injection and I would pit the throttle response of that vehicle against ANYTHING coming off the assembly line today.
At what speed do the tires stop spinning and actually connect to the road? I suspect he can never actually safely get the throttle plate or plates completely open on a public highway.
My replacement El Camino has a 305.
With good chassis reaction, tubs and wide drag radials it hooks pretty good, most of the time.

With the mirrors, side spotlights, fender skirts and all ... at a quick glance, it looks like just another older Police car.
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Re: new engine results

Post by mag2555 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:10 pm

Oh sure that's a legit Apples to Apples comparison in regards to throttle response a 600 plus HP motor and a not even 280 hp motor !

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Re: new engine results

Post by Newold1 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:55 pm

It's OK, Walter just does that sometimes? :roll:
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Re: new engine results

Post by rfoll » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:22 pm

Walter R. Malik wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:59 am
Newold1 wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:59 pm
I am sorry but those here who think a late 80's -early 90's 305 Caprice has good throttle response you need to go drive a new Dodge Hellcat or new Copo Camaro and get your perceptions realigned!! Now those have f** kin throttle response! Sorry but I refuse to get in my rocking chair just yet! :lol:
A customer of mine has a 604" Caprice. Street manners with smallish camshaft with port fuel injection and I would pit the throttle response of that vehicle against ANYTHING coming off the assembly line today.
What year?
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Re: new engine results

Post by Walter R. Malik » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:51 am

rfoll wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:22 pm
Walter R. Malik wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:59 am
Newold1 wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:59 pm
I am sorry but those here who think a late 80's -early 90's 305 Caprice has good throttle response you need to go drive a new Dodge Hellcat or new Copo Camaro and get your perceptions realigned!! Now those have f** kin throttle response! Sorry but I refuse to get in my rocking chair just yet! :lol:
A customer of mine has a 604" Caprice. Street manners with smallish camshaft with port fuel injection and I would pit the throttle response of that vehicle against ANYTHING coming off the assembly line today.
What year?
It is originally a former Police Interceptor so, what years were they Caprice sedans. ...?
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Re: new engine results

Post by Walter R. Malik » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:53 am

mag2555 wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:10 pm
Oh sure that's a legit Apples to Apples comparison in regards to throttle response a 600 plus HP motor and a not even 280 hp motor !
Certainly as legit as someone comparing a late model Hellcat or Copo Camaro; as in an earlier post.

THAT was the point.
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Re: new engine results

Post by rfoll » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:39 am

The Impala name died after '85, after that all were called Caprice or Caprice classic until the 94-96 SS. Back in the late 60s, I saw the remains of an early morning head on collision somewhere in the Midwest. I don't remember much about the destroyed vehicles, but the 2 police cars in attendance were 1968 Biscaynes with SS 427 badges on the fenders.
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