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Old 02-25-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Hennessey C7 Corvette Stingray to feature up to 1000HP twin-turbo

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Old 02-25-2013, 11:23 AM   #2
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I honestly believe that guy would slap a turbo on his desk chair if it would make it recline faster. Although they do build rocketships so why not? I'm sure Lingenfelter & Callaway won't be far behind in the hp wars.
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Old 02-25-2013, 05:04 PM   #3
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I am all for early adoption, however I think they are jumping the gun just a bit here.

This is a whole new engine and the ECU has yet to be cracked. While I have no doubt that the aftermarket will form quickly, I would just hate to be the test mule for Hennessy to test on my car..
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:51 PM   #4
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1000 HP Stingray!

My question is, how does he know he can get this power level into an LS1 engine when it hasn't even been released yet? Maybe he plans to install an LSX engine?
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:17 PM   #5
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1000hp aside, what do you guys think is going to be the first power related mods that C7 owners want to do?
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:27 PM   #6
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1000hp aside, what do you guys think is going to be the first power related mods that C7 owners want to do?
I already have one demonically modified car, so I'm going to keep my warranty on this one. With that said I will be jumping on the first proven...

-Cold Air Intake
-High Flow Cats
-Aggressive Catback

Once the warranty is gone the blower goes on~
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:27 PM   #7
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I already have one demonically modified car, so I'm going to keep my warranty on this one. With that said I will be jumping on the first proven...

-Cold Air Intake
-High Flow Cats
-Aggressive Catback

Once the warranty is gone the blower goes on~
LMAO - I waited until 5,000 miles on my current GTI then chipped it, intake, exhaust. Couldn't bear waiting 3 years until messing with it. Having said that, I hope I'll be happy with 450+/450 for a while. Probably not but will give it a shot anyway.............
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:32 PM   #8
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LMAO - I waited until 5,000 miles on my current GTI then chipped it, intake, exhaust. Couldn't bear waiting 3 years until messing with it. Having said that, I hope I'll be happy with 450+/450 for a while. Probably not but will give it a shot anyway.............
I waited 1800 miles on this car (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=273686) before going nuts on it. Just wanted to make sure the engine was sound .
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:58 PM   #9
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For the folks who want to put their brand new and shiny 7th Generation Corvette in the ditch even faster than if it was "just" stock.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:55 PM   #10
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Ehhh... Not worth it. I'd wait for a ZR1.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:15 PM   #11
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For the folks who want to put their brand new and shiny 7th Generation Corvette in the ditch even faster than if it was "just" stock.
I've never had a high powered RWD car before (my GTI and an Accord V6) so the first mod is going to be ME high performance driving school here I come. I do NOT want to be the next guy on Youtube stuffing a Z06 into the barrier after a burnout...........
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:01 PM   #12
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For the folks who want to put their brand new and shiny 7th Generation Corvette in the ditch even faster than if it was "just" stock.
Seriously, I've never even driven a 450hp Corvette yet, much less a 1000hp one

Would be a serious treat though, to even be a passenger in one
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Seriously, I've never even driven a 450hp Corvette yet, much less a 1000hp one

Would be a serious treat though, to even be a passenger in one
It would be like this...

[ame]http://youtu.be/X-IQ8tMny64[/ame]

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Old 02-27-2013, 08:20 PM   #14
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Why anyone would take their car to Hennessey for anything is beyond me.
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