I just heard a Series I and a Series II motor take off - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


Lounge For casual talk about things unrelated to General Motors. In other words, off-topic stuff. And anything else that does not fit Section Description.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-04-2004, 03:24 AM   #1
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7,262
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ssesc93 is on a distinguished road
Default I just heard a Series I and a Series II motor take off

I'm good
ssesc93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 10:33 AM   #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Custom88 is on a distinguished road
Default

ok... and the differences were....?
Custom88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 10:59 AM   #3
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7,262
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ssesc93 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Custom88
ok... and the differences were....?
Its easier to explain the series II sound than it is a series I. The series II took off second and it has a whine, somewhat similar to a superchargr without alot of throttle, then the series I has a deeper sound and no whine to it at all and some more complicated sounds i cant explain.
ssesc93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 11:02 AM   #4
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Posts: 7,551
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SSsuperchargedEi is on a distinguished road
Default

all my math classes have told me that 2 > 1...
SSsuperchargedEi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 01:26 PM   #5
Senior Member
Expert Gearhead
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Posts: 20,892
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Jim W is on a distinguished road
Default

Don't tell that to willwren :P
Jim W is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 08:08 PM   #6
Senior Member
Posts like a Northstar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Western, Mass
Posts: 587
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Bassplayincrowe is on a distinguished road
Default

Or me.
Bassplayincrowe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 08:21 PM   #7
Senior Member
Certified Car Nut
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 15,928
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
BonneMeMN is on a distinguished road
Default

I prefer the series I "motor" sound. Hell i prefer an N/A with intake roar over whining. I guess i'm an old fashioned guy...

I miss my intake noise now, can't hear it too well with that 80 series.
BonneMeMN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 08:22 PM   #8
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
willwren is on a distinguished road
Default

You'd know if I took off or drove by. Everyone in town turns to watch my car go by. And it doesn't look that great, either. Very distinctive, and bordering on 'uniquely loud'.
willwren is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 10:38 PM   #9
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Custom88 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BonneMeMN
I prefer the series I "motor" sound. Hell i prefer an N/A with intake roar over whining. I guess i'm an old fashioned guy...
naw, it'* just because it'* what you own. If you owned a supercharged car then you would prefer that sound. I've owned both, and I definately prefer the supercharged sound. Sounds like it has more power (because it does!)
Custom88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2004, 11:14 PM   #10
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Genoa, Illinois
Posts: 4,013
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Allmachtige is on a distinguished road
Default

I like the SC whine, mainly because other cars buffs know what it is and look over instantly.
Allmachtige is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
just heard the other day.......... SLEighride03 Lounge 9 10-16-2010 08:08 PM
I just heard a GP just leave from in front of my house ssesc93 Lounge 15 02-21-2004 09:55 PM
My motor ticks on take off and hard acceloration ssesc93 General GM Chat 13 09-14-2003 01:18 PM
I HEARD OF THERE BEING A SERIES III ENGINE OR RUMOR pontiacfan1978 1992-1999 18 09-30-2002 02:37 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:26 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.