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Old 12-18-2008, 03:21 PM   #26
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I think with all of the discussion of it not being finished so close to production, some people are guessing that it is gonna be canned as an option. It hasn't been canceled yet, and I'm not to worried about it. I think they will get it done.
Cause we haven't seen it yet, and it has been a rumor that they are still working on it, and haven't gotten it just right yet. There really is no reason to worry.
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:23 PM   #27
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its in the gmpp catalog. why would they cancel it if they have already gotten the hype up about it?
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:27 PM   #28
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its in the gmpp catalog. why would they cancel it if they have already gotten the hype up about it?
Hence is why I'm not worrying about it. Just waiting
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:30 PM   #29
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Imho - To cancel your order due to no ABL - is a little whacked.
If you are saying..."The reason I bought this camaro is that it has ABL" and if you cancel you never really wanted the camaro that bad. It's a nice feature but come on...really

I ordered a RS/2SS - #1 for the fact of the performance and styling.

In other words...I don't give a S#@!
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:33 PM   #30
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Its a deal breaker for me. Jeez...per the mailing I got yesterday from my local Cadillac dealer I can get a new DTS with a northstar V8 for $34,580...and that even has a heated steering wheel!

I know they're not the same car...but just saying that for $4,000 less I can get options up the butt (and climate control) in a Caddy. Give me something for the cool factor of the car for the extra money or I'll go luxury or wait until HUD and ABL comes out on the Camaro. And probably my supplier pricing by then too.
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:42 PM   #31
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No way, waited tooo long for this Camaro and all the ups and downs we've gone through
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Old 12-18-2008, 04:38 PM   #32
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I will not cancel, but I WILL postpone until it does come out. If the final is NO ABL, then I will get the car. But, as I have said in the other thread, I will EXPECT to see a price difference.
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Old 12-18-2008, 04:42 PM   #33
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Doesn't some other GM car already have ABL? I seem to remember one (the G8?) did, so can't imagine why it wouldn't be added. It's not new technology; how hard could it be?
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its not a deal breaker for me. ive waited so long, i cants waits no more!
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Old 12-18-2008, 04:56 PM   #35
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Doesn't some other GM car already have ABL? I seem to remember one (the G8?) did, so can't imagine why it wouldn't be added. It's not new technology; how hard could it be?
Ok, maybe I just don't care enough about the ABL to get worried, but guys, like Zombie said, it ain't rocket science! They don't need to develop a faster processor to handle all the calculations or something. Probably just a light source issue, maybe just the wattage of it to get the right luminance, brightness. But hey, knock yourselves out. We are getting short on topics, which is a GOOD thing - less and less problems/complaints.
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Old 12-18-2008, 05:14 PM   #36
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I can't for the life of me imagine how this would be a deal breaker for anybody, especially those who have already placed an order.
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Old 12-18-2008, 05:51 PM   #37
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I would be disappointed, but not a dealbreaker. Like others have said, I would expect a price adjustment.

And for the record, i despise these threads because they become the source of rumors and drama, something Camaro5 has a legacy of NOT having.

Just saying I propose a lock unless we hear this is a real possibility from Scott or one of the dealers.
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:10 PM   #38
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Doesn't some other GM car already have ABL? I seem to remember one (the G8?) did, so can't imagine why it wouldn't be added. It's not new technology; how hard could it be?
The Cadillac CTS has it, it's going on TWO model years. Don't understand why there would be any problems. Visit a CTS forum and no one has reported ANY problems.

Me thinks this is another nasty rumor. BTW go visit the CTS web site and they have a great demo on it.
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Besides ever hear of modding? Consider the base car the canvas and add your personal touches. Besides the integrated panels and trim glow. There are superior systems out there with million color & audio plug in etc.

Besides this is indeed a silly rumor because Chinese plastic panels and led's are not a problem for GM $$$ They are "plus sell" items.

Plus sell means you have the base car and you sell extras to increase the profit. Simple business way. So I would probably file this rumor under "have you seen the Christmas light LED selections at the china marts recently". As in sarcasm to all the ships of containers and 12 hour day non stop cheap labor lines that will produce your precious glow panels... trust on that.

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Old 12-18-2008, 06:17 PM   #40
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it's only part of the 2LT/2SS packages with the leather and other bells & whistles...

and when i order i definitely won't cancel on account of ABL (i'm getting 1SS)
i do plan to add it later, though
I got the 2LT with the RS package. Will I be getting the ABL?

Not a deal-breaker but I'm curious.
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:21 PM   #41
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I got the 2LT with the RS package. Will I be getting the ABL?

Not a deal-breaker but I'm curious.
Yes you will.
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:23 PM   #42
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Yes you will.
Sweet.

I cannot WAIT for this car.
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:04 PM   #43
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I never said I wouldn't get the Camaro if the ABL are not ready by launch, I would delay UNTIL it was ready. The Ambient lights are the main reason I chose the 2LT. The RS package for the Halos.

Like everyone else.... Wait and see what happens.
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:18 PM   #44
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Boy you really know how to push someone's buttons. This would be the proverbial "straw" for me.

I will cancel...The 2SS/RS is the top of the line and I shouldn't have to "option" it unless I want to. There is no Z28 model and we are already having to do without HUD, full-screen NAV, white at release, not to mention the frustration of having to wait for a CGM model to be shown!

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All right, listen up boys.

I just got a PM from Scott himself saying that ambient lighting IS NOT CANCELED.

So stop worrying.
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Old 12-18-2008, 08:52 PM   #46
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I just got a PM from Scott himself saying that ambient lighting IS NOT CANCELED.
He could...you know...post that here.
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Old 12-18-2008, 09:03 PM   #47
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He could...you know...post that here.
Yeah that would end the speculation train, for the time being at least. And to answer the OP, no I would not cancel, but I would be quite dissapointed and would expect a price adjustment.
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Old 12-18-2008, 09:32 PM   #48
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I got a PM from Scott asking him if it was canceled and he said he could not comment at the time.

This was yesterday.
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Old 12-18-2008, 09:49 PM   #49
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I guess I'm the only person who specifically doesn't want it. So it would be a perk for me lol. I want the leather that comes with the 2ss but would rather not have the lighting. To me it's ricerish, for lack of a better term.
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Ok, so which is it?

A. It is not canceled or
B. No comment.

To me, no comment means it's possible.
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