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Raced a Camaro SS yesterday sorry
You must be really excited to take your time to get on here, login, make a thread and post it.

Was it the new gen camaro with the 6.2 and 455hp?

What car do you have?

Give us some details about the race you had at the track that was off public roads.
 

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Cool, I still haven't got a race in my SRT after 5 years. Saw a mid 2000's Shelby the other night trying to hot rod and show off. I tracked him down, got up beside him as the light turned yellow and he down shifted and ran the light like a typical mustang. It was pathetic too... I could have down shifted and easily passed him if I wanted, but then it would have been some fast and furious weaving around bs and not a friendly quick light race.

Expect the "you shouldn't be racing" brigade any moment...
 

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he probably meant to say that "if" he raced an SS he would have won, hitting a top speed of 135mph on a track in Mexico theoretically speaking that is...
 

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Cool man, those are fast cars! They're usually close to Scat Packs/SRT's at the track stock vs stock at the dragstrip. Once you start modding it just depends on who has more money.

There are guys with Scat Packs running in the 10's and Camaro SS's in the 10's as well.

Have you taken your car to the dragstrip before? If not, give it a shot if you can, it's a lot more fun and you get a timeslip too.
 

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The Richland County (SC) Sheriff's Dept. just added 16 new Camaros to their fleet.
They replaced their Challengers. :frown:

From the article...
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) unveiled its new fleet of 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS patrol cars during a gathering of reporters, community leaders, deputies and other officers at Polo Road Recreation Park in Northeast Columbia, Mon. afternoon.

The vehicles – 14 of 16 new Camaros in the RCSD inventory (not counting hundreds of other RCSD vehicles) – will be driven by deputies serving on the RCSD’s Community Action Team (CAT), an RCSD outreach unit and community bridging program between the department and the various communities it serves.

“We want CAT Team deputies driving go-fast cars that look good,” says Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. “We want people to easily and readily recognize CAT Team deputies whenever they drive through a community. We want the good guys to recognize them, and we want the bad guys to know who they are as well.”

Lott says “sharp, squared-away, and high visibility” have long been hallmarks of CAT Team deputies. “We expect our deputies to look good, and the cars they drive to look just as good,” he says.

For the past 20 years, CAT Team deputies have driven Chevy Camaros, Dodge Magnums, and Dodge Challengers. Today they’ve come full circle, again, driving Camaro SS’s upfitted with the full RCSD package and a 6.2 Liter V-8 engine with 455 horses and the ability to accelerate from zero to 60 miles-per-hour in four seconds flat, according to Chevrolet.

Richland County Sheriff?s Dept. unveils 14 of 16 new patrol cars - Midlands Anchor
 

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The Richland County (SC) Sheriff's Dept. just added 16 new Camaros to their fleet.
They replaced their Challengers. :frown:

From the article...
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) unveiled its new fleet of 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS patrol cars during a gathering of reporters, community leaders, deputies and other officers at Polo Road Recreation Park in Northeast Columbia, Mon. afternoon.

The vehicles – 14 of 16 new Camaros in the RCSD inventory (not counting hundreds of other RCSD vehicles) – will be driven by deputies serving on the RCSD’s Community Action Team (CAT), an RCSD outreach unit and community bridging program between the department and the various communities it serves.

“We want CAT Team deputies driving go-fast cars that look good,” says Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. “We want people to easily and readily recognize CAT Team deputies whenever they drive through a community. We want the good guys to recognize them, and we want the bad guys to know who they are as well.”

Lott says “sharp, squared-away, and high visibility” have long been hallmarks of CAT Team deputies. “We expect our deputies to look good, and the cars they drive to look just as good,” he says.


For the past 20 years, CAT Team deputies have driven Chevy Camaros, Dodge Magnums, and Dodge Challengers. Today they’ve come full circle, again, driving Camaro SS’s upfitted with the full RCSD package and a 6.2 Liter V-8 engine with 455 horses and the ability to accelerate from zero to 60 miles-per-hour in four seconds flat, according to Chevrolet.

Richland County Sheriff?s Dept. unveils 14 of 16 new patrol cars - Midlands Anchor
No offense meant here but from what I've observed a Camaro might be a very tight squeeze for most law enforcement officers. The SRT 392 Charger may have been a better choice all the way around.
 

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didn't know everybody was so proper and law a bidding on here I guess I'm on the wrong forum
Nah, just ignore it. Of course no one would condone street racing, but to act as if none of us have ever or would ever do so is kinda asinine. We drive hotrods and sometimes we push the limits, just remember that speeds like you mentioned would have you thrown in jail if caught doing so.

Don't run away from the forums, but maybe don't tell us about future high speed activities that aren't on a track. :)
 

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The Richland County (SC) Sheriff's Dept. just added 16 new Camaros to their fleet.
They replaced their Challengers. :frown:

From the article...
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) unveiled its new fleet of 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS patrol cars during a gathering of reporters, community leaders, deputies and other officers at Polo Road Recreation Park in Northeast Columbia, Mon. afternoon.

The vehicles – 14 of 16 new Camaros in the RCSD inventory (not counting hundreds of other RCSD vehicles) – will be driven by deputies serving on the RCSD’s Community Action Team (CAT), an RCSD outreach unit and community bridging program between the department and the various communities it serves.

“We want CAT Team deputies driving go-fast cars that look good,” says Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. “We want people to easily and readily recognize CAT Team deputies whenever they drive through a community. We want the good guys to recognize them, and we want the bad guys to know who they are as well.”

Lott says “sharp, squared-away, and high visibility” have long been hallmarks of CAT Team deputies. “We expect our deputies to look good, and the cars they drive to look just as good,” he says.

For the past 20 years, CAT Team deputies have driven Chevy Camaros, Dodge Magnums, and Dodge Challengers. Today they’ve come full circle, again, driving Camaro SS’s upfitted with the full RCSD package and a 6.2 Liter V-8 engine with 455 horses and the ability to accelerate from zero to 60 miles-per-hour in four seconds flat, according to Chevrolet.

Richland County Sheriff?s Dept. unveils 14 of 16 new patrol cars - Midlands Anchor

well that sucks.. I liked seeing them roll the challengers on LivePD.
 

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No offense meant here but from what I've observed a Camaro might be a very tight squeeze for most law enforcement officers. The SRT 392 Charger may have been a better choice all the way around.
I wholeheartedly agree! Certainly no offense taken! I'm retired and that's not the agency I was with. I posted on a Facebook link about their new Camaros earlier that the Challengers would have been a better car. I can't even imagine getting in and out of a Camaro with all the gear they we are these days. I also mentioned the low visibility and the deputies who have already been assigned the new cars are complaining about a bad visibility spot on the left side. The car might be fast, and they do look good as a police car, but I wouldn't want to be assigned one.
 
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