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Old 11-08-2008, 03:22 PM   #101
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depends what you plan on putting in the trunk?
i dont plan on using mine for grocery shopping so i would concider getting it. it looks as if it hides away in the back of the trunk pretty good. i dont see it getting in the way of anything.
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Old 11-08-2008, 03:23 PM   #102
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Pretty sure it is SS... Headpunter can correct me if I'm wrong (usually does ), but I believe the RS gets no badging anywhere on the interior.
it is not the SS. it is a v6 with the rs appearance package and the ground effects kit. i dont know what the emblem says but it is a v6 motor. even on gmpp web sight it clearly shows that it is a v6 model.
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Old 11-08-2008, 03:28 PM   #103
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I am thinking about ordering the Camaro SS in a black the only thing I am woried about is the sound system upgrade. Is it worth the subwoofers in the trunk and the loss of space. Please comment back. Thanks
The Boston Acoustic system in the 2SS does not have a subwoofer. You can add the subwoofer as an option and yes...since it is two 10" subwoofers it will take up a nice chunk of space and add some weight (i'm guessing it will be a plastic molded speaker box and relatively light amp/speakers so maybe 30-40 lbs extra).

Personally...I'm sticking with the Boston Acoustic system and if I require more bass I will put my own subwoofer system in that will take up less space and likely sound much better.
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Old 11-08-2008, 03:42 PM   #104
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heres a pic of the subs in the trunk
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:25 PM   #105
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heres a pic of the subs in the trunk
Is that the Boston Acoustics that GM will be offering or is this completely different?

If it is BA than thats what I'm taking home.
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:51 PM   #106
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its not boston accoustics. the dealer installed subs are mtx. that is what these are. boston accoustics are the speakers inside the cabin.
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Old 11-08-2008, 10:14 PM   #107
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Tha car is gorgeous......what are the names of the wheels on them...what kind are they?
and how about the hood and spoiler...looks like brushed aluminum...is it?
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:34 PM   #108
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Tha car is gorgeous......what are the names of the wheels on them...what kind are they?
and how about the hood and spoiler...looks like brushed aluminum...is it?
1. Yes it is.
2. Those wheels are the 21" accessory wheels available directly from GM.
3. No, not brushed aluminum... matte black paint.
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Old 11-09-2008, 10:43 AM   #109
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the exhaust pipes look better in person than in the rendering
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Old 11-09-2008, 12:13 PM   #110
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1. Yes it is.
2. Those wheels are the 21" accessory wheels available directly from GM.
3. No, not brushed aluminum... matte black paint.
actually if you look at the wheels from a direct on shot, they are the brushed aluminum but they seem to have a translucent black clear coat over them so when you see them from a different angle they are black. compare the pics. you can tell the back parts and the sides of the spokes are darker than the front. which indicates they are from the polished rims.
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Old 11-09-2008, 08:16 PM   #111
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Here are more angles.







All from:
http://www.fast-autos.net/vehicles/C...Black_Concept/

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Old 11-09-2008, 11:42 PM   #112
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Old 11-10-2008, 03:32 PM   #113
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its not boston accoustics. the dealer installed subs are mtx. that is what these are. boston accoustics are the speakers inside the cabin.
from what ive seen, the subs in THIS CAR are boston accoustics not MTX

go to the Camaro Black video on the first page and stop at 1:35. ypu will clearly see the subs

heres a better picture of the subs

http://mobile.bostonacoustics.com/ca...&family_id=130

heres the mtx supposedly offered
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Old 11-10-2008, 05:28 PM   #114
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from what ive seen, the subs in THIS CAR are boston accoustics not MTX

go to the Camaro Black video on the first page and stop at 1:35. ypu will clearly see the subs

heres a better picture of the subs

http://mobile.bostonacoustics.com/ca...&family_id=130

heres the mtx supposedly offered
i believe thats the trunk of the dale jr car.
http://www.gmperformanceparts.com/se...o_sitelet.html
this is the kit that is offered through the dealer that is in this camaro.
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Old 11-10-2008, 05:56 PM   #115
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i believe thats the trunk of the dale jr car.
http://www.gmperformanceparts.com/se...o_sitelet.html
this is the kit that is offered through the dealer that is in this camaro.
Nice editing by LSXTV on the videos. They used Dale Jr's trunk shot in both videos. Either way, I still don't see GM's sub option looking like that. You lose the trunk/rear seat pass-through plus you can't exactly put stuff on top of the amps, thereby making the trunk nearly useless.
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Old 11-10-2008, 07:28 PM   #116
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well i dont really see any other choice for it. look at the picture on my last post. thats the picture they showed us from indy. that is what the system looks like. the way the subs are , yeah its going to kill trunk space. its 2 10" subs. there isnt alot of room for it and the best place to put it is in the middle. if it were 2 separate 10" subs you could do 1 on each side of the trunk. but they come together and sit in the middle of the trunk up against the rear seat.
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Old 11-10-2008, 07:30 PM   #117
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and if you notice the subs are round not the oval subs in the other picture from dale jrs car.
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Old 11-10-2008, 07:31 PM   #118
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well i dont really see any other choice for it. look at the picture on my last post. thats the picture they showed us from indy. that is what the system looks like. the way the subs are , yeah its going to kill trunk space. its 2 10" subs. there isnt alot of room for it and the best place to put it is in the middle. if it were 2 separate 10" subs you could do 1 on each side of the trunk. but they come together and sit in the middle of the trunk up against the rear seat.
john cox as i recall said that was not the actual piece. it was just a placeholder to show 2 mtx subs and by no means the final production piece.
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john cox as i recall said that was not the actual piece. it was just a placeholder to show 2 mtx subs and by no means the final production piece.
ok if it isnt it then it is probably pretty damn close. you really dont have too many options for 2 10" woofers in a trunk without using up alot of space. you need the right amount of air space for the subs and that makes for a pretty decent size box with 2 of them. ill bet the only place for them is in the middle like they show on this black camaro.
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Old 11-10-2008, 07:35 PM   #120
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ok if it isnt it then it is probably pretty damn close. you really dont have too many options for 2 10" woofers in a trunk without using up alot of space. you need the right amount of air space for the subs and that makes for a pretty decent size box with 2 of them. ill bet the only place for them is in the middle like they show on this black camaro.
well i am in no way an expert or do i know anything about car audio, i was just repeating what i heard...
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Old 11-13-2008, 10:24 AM   #121
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I guess the reason they didnt use it for knight rider was because they had already used it for my own worst enemy... what i have to say is:

give slater the mustang and put the camaro black on knight rider!!
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Old 11-13-2008, 06:16 PM   #122
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I guess the reason they didnt use it for knight rider was because they had already used it for my own worst enemy... what i have to say is:

give slater the mustang and put the camaro black on knight rider!!
yes and make it a ss thought.
and give me the silver one from the show.
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Old 11-13-2008, 10:57 PM   #123
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I guess the reason they didnt use it for knight rider was because they had already used it for my own worst enemy... what i have to say is:

give slater the mustang and put the camaro black on knight rider!!
i don't think it matters. i don't really see knight rider lasting much longer than worst enemy
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Yeah, neither of those shows impressed me. The episode of Knight Rider I caught was downright horrible. I am fairly sure I could have written a better script lol.
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Old 11-15-2008, 07:21 AM   #125
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i don't think it matters. i don't really see knight rider lasting much longer than worst enemy
What's really sad is that I find the original Knight Rider to be less cheesey

So after watching the pilot episode of Knight Rider, the new tv show. My first impressions watching the first five minutes was how inappropriate for young children the show was. Threesomes?? Lesbian one-night-stands?? Wow, times have changed. After the show, many people came to these very message boards and stated, if Knight Rider gets re-done as a series, it will not be watched by all of the various posters (myself included.) Apparently, the studios thought we were bluffing. Knight Rider is going the way of Bionic Woman and My Own worst Enemy. Maybe now the studios will learn that we do not all want some form Gossip Girls or Dawson's Creek mixed with Melrose Place style sex. If I want to see threesomes, drunken sex attempts in bathroom stalls, stripping down to your underwear because the car is on fire literally and all KITT can do to put it out is try and drive fast and not find a body of water to jump into..very lame... or interracial lesbian one night stands with Sydney Poitier's daughter...

So after six episodes, they are deciding to re-work the show for the next half of the Knight Rider season as it has gotten really horrible ratings (last place in all segments)... I can't figure out what demographic they are trying to hit at with the show. Obviously they already pooped on all of the original Knight Rider fans who have all stopped watching the show altogether like me, however since the show has these raunchy sexual moments (lesbianism, sex with two woman at the same time, stripping down to underwear...etc)with lots of skin showing, it rules out letting kids under 16 from watching it unless you are parents that are very liberal (the shows producers obviously are these types). And the whole premise of the original Knight Rider was one man can make a difference...the original knight rider as, cheesy as it sometimes was, is brilliant in comparison and felt 100% more real. The original Knight Rider show was very edgy and cutting edge at the time. I even like the way the original car looked better as it was more sleek. The transforming looks fake and I have yet to see a turbo boost on the show occur. Furthermore the relationships in the show are so childish it is unbelievably bad writing creating the dialogue.. The show has no mystery, no feeling of danger, and most of the time, the crime fighting is occuring in the day time. (the original show was almost 70% filmed at night) Val Kilmer is doing as good a job as he can as the voice of KITT, however the guy they chose to be Michael Knight has to be the worst actor I have ever seen on any show and I don't believe they can swap him out mid season..

What the show needs to do is kill off every character on the show that has no reason for being there.. The two kids that spend their entire time spying on Michael and his girlfriend in the car need to go... FLAG needs to be reverted back to what it used to be.. And bring back the old Pontiac voiced by Daniels for a cameo one on one with the new KITT for at least one episode.. That would give new life to the show..
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