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Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-24-2015, 04:07 PM
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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
Views: 19,395
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
Views: 3,711
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: 10,552
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: 10,552
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: 3,711
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: 8,354
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: 3,867
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: 8,354
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: 8,354
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: 11,158
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: 8,354
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: 679
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: 7,002
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: 5,133
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: 1,430
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: 2,034
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: 5,133
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: 5,133
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: 1,049
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: 3,165
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: 2,207
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: 9,681
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...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,476
Posted By fbodfather
wow - an old thread resurrected. All I...

wow - an old thread resurrected.


All I have to say is this:

My sister's dentist's brother's cousin's housekeeper's dog-breeder's nephew sells coffee filters to the company that provides...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 32,453
Posted By fbodfather
ALWAYS the voice of reason. People: Listen to...

ALWAYS the voice of reason. People: Listen to Number3 -- he's the real deal and he knows what he's talking about.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 32,453
Posted By fbodfather
Steve - we live for posts like yours!!! :hail:

Steve - we live for posts like yours!!! :hail:
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 32,453
Posted By fbodfather
not even close...the 1997 Camaro? 15 MILLION...

not even close...the 1997 Camaro? 15 MILLION build combinations -- trust me on this as I did the math. We built 60 thousand Camaros that year. The costs to offer those 15 million build...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 32,453
Posted By fbodfather
.................................soon!...............

.................................soon!..........................................



(.......sorry couldn't resist......................)



Enjoy this time for what it is - a time for people...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 32,453
Posted By fbodfather
This made me spit iced tea out of my...

This made me spit iced tea out of my nose.................................:sm0:
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-29-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,241
Posted By fbodfather
and herein lies a part of the problem. Further,...

and herein lies a part of the problem. Further, people want a solid car that is safe with a 5 star crash rating. (rightfully so)
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