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KowalskiCamaro 09-10-2011 11:16 AM

My local dealer is selling new Z28's
 
The local Chevy dealer in my town is adding cold air intake, changing exhaust, adding aluminun head covers, tuning, and adding Z28 emblems and selling them on the lot with warranty. They are also claiming 530 hp from 426. The salesman started one up for me yesterday and man did that exhaust sound sweet. Does that increase in hp sound right?

ShnOmac 09-10-2011 11:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by KowalskiCamaro (Post 3736889)
The local Chevy dealer in my town is adding cold air intake, changing exhaust, adding aluminun head covers, tuning, and adding Z28 emblems and selling them on the lot with warranty.

:idiot:

Sarah 09-10-2011 11:37 AM

:sm0:

KowalskiCamaro 09-10-2011 11:47 AM

I'll get a picture the next time I ride by.

2cnd chance 09-10-2011 11:51 AM

Don't tell GM.

Gramps69Z 09-10-2011 12:14 PM

:(:mad0260::laugh::thumbdown::confused0068:
:bs::bonk::paddle::facepalm:
:sm0::mad0259::iono::laughabove:
:barf:



:whatz28:


That is total B.S. Please post pictures.

wildpaws 09-10-2011 12:47 PM

So your dealer is turning a questionable and unethical practice formerly perpetrated by lothsome individuals into a standard business practice that will leave some buyers with fake Z/28s. While the dealer may make a few dollars on this practice, I personally feel like the purchasers are getting totally screwed. Sure would like to see an end put to the practice by a dealer..........are you listening GM??
Clyde

arussh 09-10-2011 12:53 PM

As long as the customers buying the "Z-28" realize its a dealer put together
package and not a factory offering what's the harm?

SlowSS 09-10-2011 01:03 PM

defintely get some pics as soon as you can!! What is the name of the dealer they may have pics on their website

Gramps69Z 09-10-2011 01:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by arussh (Post 3737209)
As long as the customers buying the "Z-28" realize its a dealer put together
package and not a factory offering what's the harm?

:facepalm:

Juan S. V.-L. Ramirez 09-10-2011 01:41 PM

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Originally Posted by ShnOmac (Post 3736918)
:idiot:


yeah
take a look at this vid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3U9LPSwlLM

gm made thousands of miles of testing and adjusting (call it tuning if you want) with a car that was supposed to be the Z28 (and will be sold as the ZL1 as we all know today)
a ZL1 is a highly sophisticated high performance (ready to race) sportscar (take a look at all what is done to the underpinnings, drivetrain, aerodynomics...)
and not just an Camaro SS with some bold on mods:facepalm:

it is not only supposed:rolleyes: horsepower, it is the complete package, which makes the difference

427camaro 09-10-2011 01:41 PM

Just wondering how much more $$ does he ask for the car ?

2cnd chance 09-10-2011 05:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by arussh (Post 3737209)
As long as the customers buying the "Z-28" realize its a dealer put together
package and not a factory offering what's the harm?

I'm sure the dealer doesn't own the name Z28. Can you say trademark infringement?

MikeGstayUp 09-10-2011 05:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by arussh (Post 3737209)
As long as the customers buying the "Z-28" realize its a dealer put together
package and not a factory offering what's the harm?

:word: If you make it, they will come. lol


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