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Old 10-17-2008, 11:33 PM   #71
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Its possible to build over 320 cars in a single shift. I've heard that it takes less than a minute from one car rolling off the line to the next. Oshawa is regularly the most productive plant in North America. Also, its a bit misleading to base it on how many cars GM wants to sell because the Camaro model year is going to be about 18 months.
My dad says that they had 3rd gen. Camaros/Firebirds rolling off the assembly line at Norwood literally one after another, I think around 900 vehicles a day.

One day, a guy called in sick and they told him to head to the end of the assembly line to drive the finished vehicles out of the plant. It was the best day he ever had at Norwood.
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Old 10-17-2008, 11:39 PM   #72
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dam ford N trouble again.....mustang dead.....gt-r dead.......dodge challenger meet us @ da track.....da time is comin real soon 4 da Legend 2 return u know what happenz when u awake a wild beast out of itz sleep?????? find out when da new Camaro hitz da streetz
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Old 10-18-2008, 12:55 AM   #73
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I dont think they can start production earlier and still call it a 2010.
No, they can start as early as they want, as long as the emissions and other requirements that have been set for 2010 have been met. It all depends on when the government releases that information, but it's probably out already.
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Old 10-18-2008, 01:01 AM   #74
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Wow thats staggering. Thank God I went to my dealer right away Im number 2 of 5 that they will be recieving, after those 5 they wont get any till like 3 months after.
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Old 10-18-2008, 01:50 AM   #75
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based on what we know...

100,000 Camaros in the 2010 model. 18 month run. if there are no delays and the plant produces the car continuously through the run without any work stoppage, GM will produce an average of 182.481752 Camaros per day

provided my math on all this is correct. i've been known to be wrong in the past. i also did not factor in weekends and holidays. this is just an overall average
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Old 10-18-2008, 02:13 AM   #76
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Wow this is great news its 3000 less mustangs and challengers.It great to see that the camaro is selling great and so far its succesfull and i hope it sells more than 100,000 in its 1st year.This is so emotional does anyone have a tissue?
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:37 AM   #77
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All they need to do is have each dealer sell 1 Camaro a week to get 200,000 sales. What do you think? Do-able?
I surely hope so.
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Old 10-18-2008, 12:36 PM   #78
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I wonder what the sales are looking like after a few more days now, hopefully word will get out by monday of how many were sold the first week
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Old 10-19-2008, 02:06 PM   #79
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I know here in MI the dealers finally got there act together. Although theorder sheet he sent me still doesn't have the $$$ in the work sheet?????? WT!!! anyway he assured me it is in the system.

They are alloted 32 over their 5-6 dealerships and I was on thursday. They only required $500 down and it is refundable if I don't take delivery!!!!!! Yea right knowbody else is getting my ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My dealer expected them to be sold out of allocation over the weekend. It wil be interesting to here????
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It's been almost a week now...I wonder how many more have been ordered?
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Old 10-19-2008, 03:43 PM   #81
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Hey tonytheTiger - I too am not a Ford Mustang Fan but thats ok - I saw great sticker had a bow tie eating a ford emblem and pill of dung behind it with a charger in the middle

Showed the boys some pics and they they are going to name her Tigger...long story but had an SSR Yellow and one of my bros named it Pooh - didn't mine its all about turned heads - so go big or stay home right

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Old 10-19-2008, 11:38 PM   #82
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I'd like to think that we'll know more by close of business tomorrow when it comes to sales... should have a first number of how many it sold in the first 7 days of ordering.
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Old 10-20-2008, 12:25 AM   #83
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^Can't wait to see that #. Mine goes in tomorrow too.... oh boy...
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Old 10-20-2008, 12:28 AM   #84
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I am going to call my dad's work tomorrow and find out how many have been ordered at their dealership. I can't wait to be one of the 3,000 or however many people order it!! It's going to be a awesome car and awesome year.
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