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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Number 3
Ok saw my first 2015 Mustang in the flesh today. ...

Ok saw my first 2015 Mustang in the flesh today. Yes, a bit nose heavy, but such a giant leap in refinement and quality over any previous Mustang. I was impressed. Gen 6 Camaro better be awesome.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Number 3
The other issue in the larger vehicle is simply...

The other issue in the larger vehicle is simply space. The larger vehicle would have had more space which is also critical.

There are 2 advantages in the larger heavier vehicle and one is in the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Number 3
I do t see how it weighs the same as today simply...

I do t see how it weighs the same as today simply for going to a smaller architecture. But I think the ATS-V now reported to be 3700 pounds makes a Camaro lighter than that seem pretty unlikely,
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-20-2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Number 3
Ok, there is a hidden message in the ATS-V, at...

Ok, there is a hidden message in the ATS-V, at least from my thinking.

GM took the LF3 and massaged it, or gave it a pretty solid make over to get to 455 HP and 445 lbft of torque resulting in the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-20-2014, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Number 3
Just to be clear, there isn't a prototype car to...

Just to be clear, there isn't a prototype car to look at the HQ building downtown Detroit. Likely the cars are at the proving grounds in Milford and other test properties in Warren. But until the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,509
Posted By Number 3
No one should be comparing FE of a C7 and pretty...

No one should be comparing FE of a C7 and pretty much anything else. The mass and CD of the Corvette are so far better than anything you are comparing to.

To determine the FE benefit of the 3.6...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-19-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,509
Posted By Number 3
At "about 3700 pounds" does not bode well for all...

At "about 3700 pounds" does not bode well for all you guys hoping for a sub 3600 pound SS. Some light weight material, some extra stiffening and an ELS rear diff may no make it into a Camao but that...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-19-2014, 10:31 PM
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Posted By Number 3
Sadly it's a lease. Otherwise..........

Sadly it's a lease. Otherwise..........
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-19-2014, 10:29 PM
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Posted By Number 3
LOL BMW is offering $3500 off in constant TV ads...

LOL BMW is offering $3500 off in constant TV ads here in Chicago.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-19-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Number 3
ATS-V now "about 3700 pounds". Hmmmmmmmm ...

ATS-V now "about 3700 pounds".

Hmmmmmmmm

Making me think an SS might be more like 3750????

ELS rear diff may add some weight but not making the 3500 pound SS everyone thinks is going to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-18-2014, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Number 3
CC brakes are only a $5,000 option on Corvettes,...

CC brakes are only a $5,000 option on Corvettes, not 10k
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-18-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,818
Posted By Number 3
+ + and <

+ + and <
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,935
Posted By Number 3
A good chance the Gen 6 will be at the 2015 LA...

A good chance the Gen 6 will be at the 2015 LA show..........1 year from now.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,509
Posted By Number 3
You would be pushing hand grenade territory out...

You would be pushing hand grenade territory out of 2 liters.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15,272
Views: 610,915
Posted By Number 3
Don't diagree with your thinking. Avoiding...

Don't diagree with your thinking. Avoiding accidents doesn't come from driving a nimble sports car. It comes from paying attention, not texting, not eating while you drive, not using hands free for...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-17-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Number 3
Probably not suicide but pretty sure we will hear...

Probably not suicide but pretty sure we will hear rationalizing at a level not previously seen on the inter webs



In real world crashes mass wins every time. Combine that with higher seating...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-17-2014, 09:26 AM
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Views: 610,915
Posted By Number 3
GT350 announced with Serious but non CC brakes...

GT350 announced with Serious but non CC brakes and 500+ HP with flat crank. should give the Z/28 a run for the money.

Now let's see what Ford prices this beast at.

And makes me wonder what GM...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,974
Posted By Number 3
I took Azteks on two long road trips. It was...

I took Azteks on two long road trips. It was fine vehicle. Roomy, drove well, decent FE. It just was not an attractive vehicle. Sales were poor.

Not sure the original show car was much better...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-16-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,974
Posted By Number 3
They did make it a Cadillac..................the...

They did make it a Cadillac..................the $75,000 ELR.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,116
Posted By Number 3
I think you would be in the extreme minority. ...

I think you would be in the extreme minority.

You likely won't see manual windows ever again in a car simply because they don't weigh that much less and it adds manufacturing complexity. I think...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,630
Posted By Number 3
It's not just the weight, but the significant...

It's not just the weight, but the significant cost increase as well. And keep in mind even the Cadillac ATS does not come with standard leather.

What you've just asked for is big bump in the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,116
Posted By Number 3
Even 3,600 pounds in the ATS-V likely has some...

Even 3,600 pounds in the ATS-V likely has some expensive premium materials. I.e CF hood.

If we are talking SS......

3,500 pounds would require significant use of premium materials, for...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-13-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15,272
Views: 610,915
Posted By Number 3
I know a guy who has a Gen 1 Z/28..........I've...

I know a guy who has a Gen 1 Z/28..........I've received a ride. Nice.

As for the GT350..........Ford will have failed miserably if they can't best the Z/28. Lower weight and the rest is on Ford...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-12-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Number 3
So far I'm enjoying it. Not their best by...

So far I'm enjoying it.

Not their best by far, but JMO. Still it is Pink Floyd and hopefully the attention gets other interested enough to check out their previous work. And so far the sales...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-12-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,116
Posted By Number 3
The CTS V-Sport is also off of the Alpha platform...

The CTS V-Sport is also off of the Alpha platform and also has the 3.6L TT engine and weights in around 4,000 pounds.

What we don't know is how much high dollar low mass hardware was involved to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,792
Posted By Number 3
Look for the M3/4 to set the pricing. They may...

Look for the M3/4 to set the pricing. They may elect to undercut a bit but simply compare a 3 to an ATS.

Look for $60 to 75,000 or so.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Number 3
From what I read, it is left overs from when they...

From what I read, it is left overs from when they did the division bell. I believe some of the vocals are new or added, but basically it is old stuff never released.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-09-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,630
Posted By Number 3
No, I meant 100 pounds and $1,000 for a hard...

No, I meant 100 pounds and $1,000 for a hard toneau cover to make the convertible more "right" as the previous post was asking.

You aren't getting T-tops, it would be a huge undertaking. A targa...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-09-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,630
Posted By Number 3
How much more are you willing to spend for this? ...

How much more are you willing to spend for this? Don't disagree on the improvement it would make, but it would add a bunch of cost and mass to make it happen. The panel itself, hinges and latches...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,630
Posted By Number 3
Why is no one getting all excited about that...

Why is no one getting all excited about that heavily camouflaged Chevy Spark in the pictures? Hmmmmmmmmm
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