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Seanskny 01-25-2008 05:23 AM

Heard an old rumor: waiting lists!
 
I have spoken to several people in the past few days that are telling me that GM now has waiting lists for new purchases. It was my understanding from this site that the only waiting lists are from bogus, money hungry dealorships. Please respond. :readthethread:

35th02ss 01-25-2008 10:13 AM

No waiting list as of yet. GM is not taking any preorders at this time. I've seen some discussion on other boards that they might take early orders sometime this year.

TAG UR IT 01-25-2008 01:01 PM

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Originally Posted by 35th02ss (Post 41363)
No waiting list as of yet. GM is not taking any preorders at this time. I've seen some discussion on other boards that they might take early orders sometime this year.

Yeah...there's no waiting list as of now. If there was, we'd all know about it. The only waiting lists that you can get on are from money hungry dealers willing to take your $1,000 deposit which they (not you) get to make interest off of. GM might not make to many to start off with, but they will eventually have that plant running 24/7 trying to keep up with demand. Don't worry. You WILL get what you want!!!

pearsonmx6 02-10-2008 07:52 PM

there is a waiting list now i am on it. the gm dealer called me on Friday to confirm my name and addy

joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 02-10-2008 08:08 PM

Congrads! That sucks for me because I sell Chevys and still have not heard a word about a wait list from management or the owner. Maybe Kansas is a little behind. I hope you don't give to much of a deposit, just in case.

GothamCamaro 02-10-2008 08:21 PM

Hmm.. both dealers I spoke with have my name and info and will put me on a list once a preorder list happens. One of them wanted me to give them a deposit and I was like... no, not till I know all the specs and options. Nice try.

What a dealer considers a "list" I'm sure is different than what we are thinking. Careful out there.

joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 02-10-2008 08:24 PM

And you would be right!!!!!! They only want that cash to hold you to their dealership. I don't even think it is legal to be on a waiting list, for the waiting list.

bcannan354 02-10-2008 08:45 PM

I have been on a "list" for at least a year now. I did not give them any money, just a list that they will call when the car is available. I would NEVER give a dealer a deposite on a car that is still months away from being released.

joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 02-10-2008 10:11 PM

That is different, you are on a call list, you are not promissed any dibs on a new camaro, these guys think that they are in line when they are not.

The_Stache 02-10-2008 10:31 PM

Anyone can be "in line", Just find a dealer willing to take your money and promise you the sale.

GM has no waiting list and there currently is no production pre-order.

GM and Dealers are 2 different entities. GM creates the cars and sells them to dealers. Dealers sell to the consumer.

UltimateAdam 02-11-2008 11:22 AM

Hey, I deposited $200 with a dealer and got in writing "FIRST ALLOCATION SLOT". This basically states then when they can start getting them, I get first dibs. I felt this was smart because this is going to be a HEAVY selling vehicle, and I would rather not be one of the people wanting one and not able to get one. Also, if it is a good dealership, they will also put in writing that the deposit is not only put towards the purchase, but also FULLY refundable.

joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 02-11-2008 12:24 PM

Yeah I understand that it is fully refundable, they are simply keeping you attached to the dealership. YOU CAN BELIEVE THAT YOU ARE FIRST IN LINE, BUT THERE IS NO OFFICIAL WAITING LIST BROTHER. See how for back you fall when some rich guy pays 5000 over sticker and you get pushed farther back. 200 dollars is not exactly a strong down payment bro. I wish you the best of luck.

2K05GT 02-11-2008 12:28 PM

There is a waiting List, I am on it at my Dealer #77 :thumbup:
My Deposit is fully refundable as well.

TAG UR IT 02-11-2008 01:03 PM

Good luck to all of you who get on waiting lists.

It's going to be so tough seeing all these 5th Gen Camaros driving around while I wait to buy mine. Ugh...it's going to drive me nuts. But, I'll get second year run...better goodies, more hp, less kinks to work out, and the wives car will be paid off...along w/ mine. So, only ONE car payment.

Jeesh....I just realized....it's going to be about 11 months before we start seeing Camros on the road. But, it's going to be another two years before I get mine! &*#$&$*#(#)@)(~!!!!!

rray200 02-11-2008 01:33 PM

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Originally Posted by TAG UR IT (Post 44541)
Good luck to all of you who get on waiting lists.

It's going to be so tough seeing all these 5th Gen Camaros driving around while I wait to buy mine. Ugh...it's going to drive me nuts. But, I'll get second year run...better goodies, more hp, less kinks to work out, and the wives car will be paid off...along w/ mine. So, only ONE car payment.

Jeesh....I just realized....it's going to be about 11 months before we start seeing Camros on the road. But, it's going to be another two years before I get mine! &*#$&$*#(#)@)(~!!!!!

I sure hope they don't do with the 5th gen what they did with the GTO, offering it with an LS1 the first year and then the 400 HP LS2 the following year. That would piss alot of first year buyers off.

joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 02-11-2008 02:40 PM

Yeah, I too would hate to by a new Camaro the first year and the next year a GT500 fighter comes out. LOL.

2010_5thgen 02-11-2008 07:41 PM

there may not be a waiting list for the manufacturer(gm/chevy), but i think that there may be waiting list at the dealerships. some dealerships have a waiting list that says for ex: if there are 5 camaros that come in and your name is one of the 5 people on the list, you will be either 1st,2nd 3rd 4th or 5th, you pick yours or to place the order. it is by no meens illegal or a scam but it basically entitles you to a first pick when the cars get to that specific dealership. now if you are ordering a car it doesnt really apply becasue anyone will be able to go and order a car from any dealer once that time arrives.


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