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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Yesterday, 01:20 PM
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Posted By fbodfather
mark - I treasure that drawing so much that it...

mark - I treasure that drawing so much that it hangs in my living room in a place of honor for all to enjoy. I didn't want to risk it getting stolen in the office!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Yesterday, 01:18 PM
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Posted By fbodfather
thank you one and all for the kind thoughts and...

thank you one and all for the kind thoughts and for sending me the poster.

Steve - -thanks for thinking of me!!!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-01-2015, 01:11 PM
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Views: 967
Posted By fbodfather
That would be Arnold Schwarzengger (sp?) and...

That would be Arnold Schwarzengger (sp?) and myself........
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-01-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By fbodfather
thank you for doing this - the decision to retire...

thank you for doing this - the decision to retire was one of the hardest I've ever had to make -- and I'm grateful for your kind words and thoughts. YOU the Camaro enthusiast community is what has...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-31-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,056
Posted By fbodfather
you bet I'll be there!!

you bet I'll be there!!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-31-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By fbodfather
Wow - your words really touch me -- Thank you...

Wow - your words really touch me --
Thank you for the kind words!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-31-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By fbodfather
Today I announce my retirement from GM.....

Today I announce my retirement from General Motors.

There’s a time for everything – and I’ve had a great 38 year run doing what I loved most in this world – working with the people within the GM...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-24-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 22,904
Posted By fbodfather
Wheels are subjective -- the good news? There...

Wheels are subjective -- the good news? There will be tons of aftermarket wheels and perhaps one of those will appeal to you - or one of our many accessory wheels.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-24-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 236
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Posted By fbodfather
The idea is to drop pounds - not add 'em.

The idea is to drop pounds - not add 'em.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-22-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By fbodfather
Thank you! (and no need to call me 'sir' ....) ...

Thank you! (and no need to call me 'sir' ....) I do sit back and watch now and then........and every once in a while I feel the need to chime in with a few words!
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-22-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,088
Posted By fbodfather
The reveal was internal - not external and yes...

The reveal was internal - not external and yes there is a hammer. Ask a few people who have been struck by said hammer.

Dealer markups are called free trade. Manufacturer employees can...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,088
Posted By fbodfather
it is an internal dealer meeting with...

it is an internal dealer meeting with confidential information that is not available to the public - regardless of strong language used.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,909
Posted By fbodfather
...................and I'm Elvis...

...................and I'm Elvis Presley.............................:help:
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-07-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,169
Posted By fbodfather
no -- it would have required additional padding...

no -- it would have required additional padding in the windshield and side window areas. (to a car where the visibility was a bit trying) Trust me, a lot of people looked at this standard and...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-07-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,115
Posted By fbodfather
there's a number everyone needs to remember: ...

there's a number everyone needs to remember: 54.6 That's as in 54.6 MPG as a corporate average fuel economy standard for 2024. That includes SUVs like Tahoes and Suburbans in that average.
...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-07-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,169
Posted By fbodfather
you are correct. There was a new safety standard...

you are correct. There was a new safety standard effective September 1, 2002 that required specific head impact standards. The F-car could not meet those standards without substantial rework. ...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-07-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,169
Posted By fbodfather
As always - a very wise voice of reason! Thanks...

As always - a very wise voice of reason! Thanks Number 3!
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,679
Posted By fbodfather
great writeup and delighted you could join us for...

great writeup and delighted you could join us for the unveil!
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-06-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,169
Posted By fbodfather
all good points. Structurally it would...

all good points. Structurally it would compromise the integrity -- and everyone seems to agree that the car needed to lose weight. As much as I love T-tops, they're out of the question for the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By fbodfather
i could be wrong, but I believe the only GM car...

i could be wrong, but I believe the only GM car that uses those airbags is the pontiac vibe.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-19-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,451
Posted By fbodfather
the beauty of this is that you have engine...

the beauty of this is that you have engine choices. No one is demanding that anyone buy a 4 cylinder - but there IS a market for the 4 cylinder.

And yes, CAFE is a consideration.

Lastly - no...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,292
Posted By fbodfather
Glad you like what you see! The car has such a...

Glad you like what you see! The car has such a presence -- and its style is very agressive - I can hardly wait to get the showcars out there for enthusiasts to see them in person.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By fbodfather
Garfin - thanks for a great write-up. We were...

Garfin - thanks for a great write-up. We were glad you could join us this weekend for a great event -- and it was nice to spend time with you.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,133
Posted By fbodfather
yes - Camaro works the same way.

yes - Camaro works the same way.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,292
Posted By fbodfather
make no mistake - it was not me who did the great...

make no mistake - it was not me who did the great job.

You have to have a great design -- that's Tom Peters and his talented group of designers.....

........you have to have someone to lead the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-17-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,292
Posted By fbodfather
Camaro Disciple input......

---the Disciples had a larger impact on the 6th gen than they did on the 5th gen....we checked nearly every box they gave us -- from the 'light show' interior to memory seat and automatic climate...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By fbodfather
regardless of predicted weather -- keep in mind...

regardless of predicted weather -- keep in mind that you are in the middle of the detroit river -- which connects the great lakes - so the wind off the water is a bit cooler than normal.......dress...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-05-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,240
Posted By fbodfather
assuredly it was not a 2016 Camaro convertible.

assuredly it was not a 2016 Camaro convertible.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-23-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,285
Posted By fbodfather
an irresponsible article at the...

an irresponsible article at the least...............
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-04-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,943
Posted By fbodfather
First - the GTO was always -- ALWAYS a limited...

First - the GTO was always -- ALWAYS a limited entry into the market - there was not the production capacity available to make it any other way.

We can argue about the nameplate (for the...
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