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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:04 pm    Post subject:  2012 Impala Reply with quote

woow. I didnt even know they came out already. I was at a cookout/car wash today when someones mom rolled by with her brand new 2012 Silver 3.6 engine (SS Killer) 6 speed impala. Looks just like any regular new body Silver impala but had the grill painted to match the car and rear chrome strip was body matched also. The car was litterally just bought from the dealership and was SO CLEAN inside and out that you could literally eat off it. One weird thing i noticed about the engine was that the cat converter/02 sensor is now located on the front manifold. Wish i would have took more pics.



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:07 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I notice it has only one dogbone just like the SS had. Interesting to note.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:08 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Yep 5.3 v8 SS eater right there.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:10 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I don't know about that. Razz I'm a little jelly at how clean that engine bay is.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:13 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Needs less engine cover. If GM wants to do some cost-cutting, that would be numero uno on my list. I can't beleive they eliminated the underhood and glovebox light, but they include things like engine covers. Tsk tsk.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:14 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

HAHA i got a friend who told me this morning he had one as a car rental a few weeks ago and raced his friends v8 impala ss and beat him lol. Even my LS eats up the V8 SS' lol

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:33 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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Needs less engine cover. If GM wants to do some cost-cutting, that would be numero uno on my list. I can't beleive they eliminated the underhood and glovebox light, but they include things like engine covers. Tsk tsk.


Plus I'd like to see it without the cover. The L36s look cool without it maybe this will to.

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How much miles are on those seats? How much pounds of ass were applied to the seat during every trip? Lol

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:40 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

surprised it would take the SS out being less TRQ, probably the 6 speed auto doing the beatens
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:54 pm    Post subject:  Re: 2012 Impala Reply with quote

[quote=" One weird thing i noticed about the engine was that the cat converter/02 sensor is now located on the front manifold. Wish i would have took more pics." quote]

Picture looks like the engine in my dsughter 2008 Malibu.
If it is the same set up .. the 3.6 has 2 cats and 2 O2 Sensors. 1 cat and 1 sensor mounted on the front Exhaust manifold and 1 cat and 1 O2 sensor mounted on the rear manifold just like the 2004 thru present New body Malibu's.

The local Chevy dealer had had a Silver on and a White one on his lot last Monday.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:04 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I actually do think its the same engine thats in the malibus and sts cadi's but they just amped up the HP on the impala ones.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:59 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

It's the same engine found in the Buick LaCrosse as well. The 2012 LaCrosses got a horsepower boost too.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:13 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

According to Wikipedia.... It's 300 HP with 262 pounds of torque. The torques real high at 5300 rpms.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:46 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

GOTIT4CHEAP16 wrote:
HAHA i got a friend who told me this morning he had one as a car rental a few weeks ago and raced his friends v8 impala ss and beat him lol. Even my LS eats up the V8 SS' lol


Yep and when I raced em he Wus so surprised too like the "I have a SS impala v8 face" lol
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:07 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Plus you can get all that power with a bench seat, unlike the SS.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:38 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

this should have been done last year. when i heard they are putting the 3.6 in the impala i thought it would be with the 4 speed. this is really tempting to replace my monte carlo with when the time comes.

i want that dog bone.

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