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Old 09-15-2006, 02:32 PM   #1
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Give us hideaway / flip lights GM!

Oh man before I saw this picture I didn't even think how hideaway lights would work or look on the new camaro.. but it looks absolutely amazing to me.

I wish I had the ears of someone high-up at GM.. I'd annoy him until he made this part of the camaro.


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Old 09-15-2006, 02:50 PM   #2
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They look awesome.

But, I don't expect to see them on a production version. Reasons: cost, and weight. I've heard weight is an "issue" with the concept, and I think GM would avoid any unnecessary weight, no matter how little it may be.
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Old 09-15-2006, 03:32 PM   #3
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Oh, yes! Yes yes yes yes yes!!!

Is there any legistalive reason why that couldn't be done? I know pop-up lights are now banned, but these "flip lights" are flipping awesome.

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Old 09-15-2006, 06:15 PM   #4
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This is a must have !!
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Old 09-15-2006, 08:55 PM   #5
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Oh, yes! Yes yes yes yes yes!!!

Is there any legistalive reason why that couldn't be done? I know pop-up lights are now banned, but these "flip lights" are flipping awesome.

Pop ups are now banned? WTF? I never heard this.
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Old 09-15-2006, 08:59 PM   #6
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Pop ups are now banned? WTF? I never heard this.
He is talking about Europe. TWIN is from England.
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Old 09-16-2006, 12:55 AM   #7
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And if GM does not make this an option, some lucky aftermarket company will get the suckers built and sell'em like hotcakes. I WANT THE HIDEAWAYS!!!
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Old 09-16-2006, 07:46 AM   #8
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And if GM does not make this an option, some lucky aftermarket company will get the suckers built and sell'em like hotcakes. I WANT THE HIDEAWAYS!!!
Anyone here have the technical knowledge to make such a thing? Those of us that don't can contribute capital and get rich !
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Old 09-16-2006, 10:22 AM   #9
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Yeah, sorry guys......pop-up lights are now a no-no in Europe, on brand new cars, that is. In fact, the C5 Vette was the last car sold in Europe with pop-ups, the Ferrari 456 prior to that.

Are there any cars in the US that are still sold with pop-ups?


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Old 09-16-2006, 01:43 PM   #10
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Here's another rendering along similar lines:



OMG I'M IN LOVE WITH THAT CAR!!! just needs a Univeristy of Tennessee windshield banner on it. if they offer that color and stripe setup I will probably end up getting it. if not black with black aftermarket wheels and tinted windows. but omg I love that car
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Old 09-16-2006, 04:27 PM   #11
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I still think black is the way to go. Black, silver stipes, smoked titanium wheels and FLIP LIGHTS!

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Old 09-17-2006, 08:27 AM   #12
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He is talking about Europe. TWIN is from England.
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Old 09-18-2006, 07:05 AM   #13
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whats the deal with pop up lights not being allowed. they work. they show light at night. thats gay . but yeah i really like the hideaways.
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Old 09-18-2006, 11:26 AM   #14
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All to do with our stupid European pedestrian safety laws. Also, pop-ups ruin your aerodynamics when raised, which is, I guess, why the Corvette racers have faired in lights.
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