What's is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

Discussion in 'SRT10 and SRT10 Coupe Discussions' started by Schulmann, Jun 20, 2006.

  1. snampro

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    you obviously have no idea what a VIPER is, this is exactly what's wrong with the GENIII...
     
  2. vipermansrt04

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    I know all I need to know about vipers fact of the matter is that the gen 3 is far and away better then any other generation . The gen.4 will even be better. Not one person has evermistaken my car for a vette.
     
  3. Chuck 98 RT/10

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    There is no question GM copied the GenIII. Everyone agrees to that so don't be offended if somebody makes the comparison.

    And yes, the GenIII outperforms earlier Vipers in every catagory. But it isn't because of the cupholder or electric adjust pedals.
     
  4. hemibeep

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    viperman,
    Yes, my car is a "kit" car made out of my garage.

    Since you know all you need to know about the car, join the VCA and hang around here a while.....

    We all love the viper, and may not always agree on what year/GEN is the best, but we try to help out each other.

    I know about the abilities of GEN 3, but I chose the GEN 2. My choice. I hope the GEN 4 does advance, but in the right ways.
     
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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    i think there are some characteristics of the gen 3 that bear more than a passing resemblence to the '68-80's vettes, door handles for one, rear quarters and front fender profiles. lets face it there are very few truly orginal forms and designs they all derive inspiration from everthing that has come before them. like mentioned above the gen 3 is a better car than all previous gens of the viper and im guessing this evolution of the snake will continue.
     
  6. InjectTheVenom

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    It could be, but then again nobody knows yet what that McLaren tuned V10 sounds like and looks like internally speaking, maybe they massaged it enough to be more quiet (wasn't one of those new regulation demands that cars need to become more quiet?). And if it were a firepower V8 I have a hard time imagining that it would sound like it's sucking more air in (I can't imagine a usually more civilised Chrysler sounding this way, even in prototype stage?).
    What I personally think this cóúld be a result of is the use of single throttlebodies like on the Carbon concept, plus a less restrictive intake system. I've been around 4 cylinder engines that went from injection system to tb's and they did sound a lot more throaty (read: sucking in more air) when comparing old vs. new situation.
    King of questions to determine V8 or V10 would be: did the prototype you saw really sound a lot different from a regular V10? I know that the gen 3 engine doesn't sound all that different from a gen 1 or 2 based on sound clips I've heard when the drivers got into high rev ranges, and having had a ride in both a gen 2 GTS as well as an SRT-10.
    I'm keeping my thoughts open to anything, but if it really didn't sound like anything you've heard before, I'm leaning towards something like the Carbon Concept V10 :eek:
     
  7. slaughterj

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    Legitimate source cite please. Otherwise, please note that this is speculation drawn from various "5th-hand" srouces.
     
  8. MoparMan

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    Believe what you want, but this information is from insider sources on AllPar who have proven to be very reliable over the last few years. You're not going to find a citable DCX employee source on this kind of stuff due to the time advanced and company sensitive nature of the information.
     
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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    For me that is soooo true, it was my '68 side piped vert that I sold to buy my '05 Mamba. Performance aside for just one second and focusing only on the looks, I personally think the SRT is one of the BEST looking cars ever made.
     
  10. kaval

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    I agree :2tu:
     
  11. kaval

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    Question?

    Why would they have to shut down CAAP for 4 months if the only change was the engine somewhat? Frame, body panels, trans, diff et al. Doesn't seem to make any sense to shut down if everything else is the same.
     
  12. Warfang

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    Re: What\'s is going at the Connor Assembly plant ?!

    To get the Firepower stuff ready as well.
     

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