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Old 09-18-2006, 12:24 PM   #15
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Hideaways v. not, I don't care. That car looks awesome either way.
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Old 09-18-2006, 12:46 PM   #16
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like someone else said, aftermarket companies will make retractable headlight covers.

i agree flip-open headlight doors probably won't become a real production order option due to costs/bean counting, etc. perhaps a different styled grille might be available though.
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Old 09-18-2006, 06:48 PM   #17
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yeah but it doesnt matter how much you think its going to cost or if you can or cant afford it. the thing that counts is if they even offer it. it gives you the option to have it if you want it or not. no it wont be a standard item but an option wouldnt hurt anyone. if you dont like something dont get it. thats the nice thing about having options it keeps all the cars different and gives you what you want and what you dont want
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Old 09-19-2006, 12:39 AM   #18
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I would love to see numerous options. It gives us the chance to customize our Camaro before it's even delivered. Hell, when I special ordered my 02 Z28, I think pretty much all the options were bulked together in one package where in the 01' and 00' models, you got to choose. There might have been 10 options total to choose from on the 02's. GM is not going to offer up endless options to choose from. That'll be where GMPP comes in. Just hope the drivetrain is strong enough w/ that IRS, that they give it plenty of performance/handling, and they don't screw w/ that appearance too much.
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yeah, im not too sure aboutthat irs. i dont really know anything about it and i dont know why they would do that after having a solid rear end.
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Old 09-19-2006, 06:49 AM   #20
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at least its not front wheel drive
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Old 09-19-2006, 08:11 AM   #21
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from what I understand IRS is great for road courses. while solid axels are great for drags. so yea. that's what I know. lol or learned.
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:59 AM   #22
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from what I understand IRS is great for road courses. while solid axels are great for drags. so yea. that's what I know. lol or learned.
Ditto. Tha't what I've heard. If you're dragging, you want a solid axle. But for everyday driving anround town, which is what we are going to be doing 99% of the time in this car, IRS is the ONLY way to go. It is supposed to be awesome for road courses.
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Old 09-19-2006, 12:32 PM   #23
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But for everyday driving anround town, which is what we are going to be doing 99% of the time in this car, IRS is the ONLY way to go.
Agreed 100%
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Old 09-25-2006, 03:00 PM   #24
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like someone else said, aftermarket companies will make retractable headlight covers.

i agree flip-open headlight doors probably won't become a real production order option due to costs/bean counting, etc. perhaps a different styled grille might be available though.
You really think so? What if the lights are designed in a way that it's just cost prhobitive to replace them with some sort of retractable system. Man I hope not. I have that photoshop of the retracted headlights burned in my head.
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Old 09-25-2006, 07:32 PM   #25
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You have to remember that adding options adds costs for GM. It's not like they can offer an unlimited amount of things. They still have to produce the cars and the more options they create the less streamlined the process becomes and the more it costs them and us. That aside, I'd love to have the flip-ups.
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Old 09-25-2006, 11:29 PM   #26
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I don't know who super chevy was talking to, but in that column it said they were told that the option of retractable headlights would be a "customer dissatisfaction". The probability of the headlight covers failing and not retracting to the covers not lining up properly could cause a major potential headache for GM's warranty guys. I see them scraping that idea completely. Believe me, they are etched in my mind too. Personally, I love'em!
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Old 09-26-2006, 11:30 AM   #27
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Just as some companies are producing aftermarket "angel eye" headlights for cars, such as the Mustang, I see no reason flip lights couldn't be produced in the same manor.

Personally, I'd like them to be standard, or at least an option on the RS/SS model.

And yep, that image of the 3 Camaros is etched on my brain too. Those flips rock
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Old 09-26-2006, 04:45 PM   #28
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Hey, the hideaway headlights do look great, but how many old cars have you seen with the lights flipped up even when they are not turned on. I don't currently have any preference on the issue, as long as the lights work when it gets dark, and I'm driving a camaro with some ponies under the hood.
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