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Old 02-24-2008, 12:10 PM   #76
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That almost looks identical! Perhaps GM has a standard test-lights housing that htey use for any prototype vehicles that need them??
would make since wouldnt it?
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Old 02-24-2008, 12:43 PM   #77
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Some quick PS.
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Old 02-24-2008, 12:48 PM   #78
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nice chop ther max. the chevy boyetie fills the grill out soo much nicer
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Old 02-24-2008, 02:29 PM   #79
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WOW ^ That looks great!!
Good job Max Power. Those vents and lines in front of the rear wheels look B-E-A-utiful
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Old 02-24-2008, 03:07 PM   #80
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With the bowtie on the front it kind of takes your eyes off the headlights and makes you concentrate on how sweet the front end it.... or at least it does for me. It almost accents the lights, making them alomst cooler.

Very nice chop, might I add!
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I got a question on the PS job. Did the road sign in the back also get photoshopped in? Because the original pics has Swedish signs in the background and the PS job as one from Ohio I am guessing. Just curious because its the same driver in both pics etc...and scenery looks the same. Unless for some reason the original pic was PS'd too?

Anyway..its a nice PS job.
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Beautiful photoshop. Welcome to the site.

The bowties makes the car look even more aggressive.

And I do think the headlight setup may be some pre-fabbed test mule setup that GM has for all its developing vehicles and they just "trim to fit" as needed. It does look like the Malibu's setup, and the whole section looks like an easy to remove modular block.
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I got a question on the PS job. Did the road sign in the back also get photoshopped in? Because the original pics has Swedish signs in the background and the PS job as one from Ohio I am guessing. Just curious because its the same driver in both pics etc...and scenery looks the same. Unless for some reason the original pic was PS'd too?

Anyway..its a nice PS job.
Thanks. I PS'd the sign, because I like seeing the car in the US rather than Europe!
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:09 PM   #84
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Great job on that MaxPower, I prefer the bowtie being on there. And the Camaro looks awesome in black.
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I dont know, when i first saw those early spy shots with these headlights, i remembered the malibu's headlights setup. I remembered seeing those spyshots and thinking "god i hope they dont keep those headlights cause it looks cheap." I just think this setup on the malibu looks a lot like on the camaro. This is the best pic i could find:
it does look similar but hard to tell with the camo....
I do like the idea of two different front treatments to be able to quickly Identify the Camaro coming at you since you will only have a second or two before it goes flashing by at high speed....
Either way I will like it!
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They did the same thing with the CTS too.



I'm betting they're just hand-laid fiberglass housings for the bulk junk headlamps that Scott was referring to. Just enough to close up the gaping hole in the front of the car and hold the temporary headlamps in place.
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Man that black is soooooooooooo hot looking!! The natives are getting restless!!!!!!:5thgenvert:
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The headlights are production. Its sad i liked the other style better. I believe that all the brakes are 2 pistons. Camo is painted on they have taken the bras off now. Its still got some work for her to be finished yet but she is coming along and that new ls3 is baddddd a$$$$$$$$$$.... The side scoops wont open up. And the grill is the only thing i dont like it should be shiny.
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The headlights are production. Its sad i liked the other style better. ..... The side scoops wont open up. And the grill is the only thing i dont like it should be shiny.
The headlights are definitely NOT production but they are pretty amazing. Contrary to what Scott said they are not hot glue or velcro but are custom engineered limited production housings that fit the car and the generic lights together perfectly. These mules undergo tens of thousands of miles of testing in all different environments and since the real lights aren't ready they need some that will function just like real for the long life required. I worked on the real ones and when I saw these up close I studied them for at least 10 minutes in utter fascination of what the Camaro's lights would look like with no "design".... just "engineering". Don't fall in love with the grill either.
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The headlights are definitely NOT production but they are pretty amazing. Contrary to what Scott said they are not hot glue or velcro but are custom engineered limited production housings that fit the car and the generic lights together perfectly. These mules undergo tens of thousands of miles of testing in all different environments and since the real lights aren't ready they need some that will function just like real for the long life required. I worked on the real ones and when I saw these up close I studied them for at least 10 minutes in utter fascination of what the Camaro's lights would look like with no "design".... just "engineering". Don't fall in love with the grill either.
Well now, we have conflicting reports from people who have posted insider information before. Or at least bits and pieces of such information. I think that this helps to confirm Camero's place as being who he claims. Anyone else with me on this?
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The headlights are definitely NOT production but they are pretty amazing. Contrary to what Scott said they are not hot glue or velcro but are custom engineered limited production housings that fit the car and the generic lights together perfectly. These mules undergo tens of thousands of miles of testing in all different environments and since the real lights aren't ready they need some that will function just like real for the long life required. I worked on the real ones and when I saw these up close I studied them for at least 10 minutes in utter fascination of what the Camaro's lights would look like with no "design".... just "engineering". Don't fall in love with the grill either.
I was kinda liking the grill......... really 69ish....sorta.....maybe.....LOL.
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The headlights are definitely NOT production but they are pretty amazing. Contrary to what Scott said they are not hot glue or velcro but are custom engineered limited production housings that fit the car and the generic lights together perfectly. These mules undergo tens of thousands of miles of testing in all different environments and since the real lights aren't ready they need some that will function just like real for the long life required. I worked on the real ones and when I saw these up close I studied them for at least 10 minutes in utter fascination of what the Camaro's lights would look like with no "design".... just "engineering". Don't fall in love with the grill either.
I've heard the concepts and all like this get distroyed when done. is that true or do you not know?? ILL TAKE THE TEST MULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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The headlights are production. Its sad i liked the other style better. I believe that all the brakes are 2 pistons. Camo is painted on they have taken the bras off now. Its still got some work for her to be finished yet but she is coming along and that new ls3 is baddddd a$$$$$$$$$$.... The side scoops wont open up. And the grill is the only thing i dont like it should be shiny.
Geez...you talk with such certainty...How can you say that the headlights we are seeing on the pre-pro are definitely production spec??? How do YOU know?? Just so you know...Scott has mentioned many many times that those are NOT the production headlights.
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Well now, we have conflicting reports from people who have posted insider information before. Or at least bits and pieces of such information. I think that this helps to confirm Camero's place as being who he claims. Anyone else with me on this?
I don't like taking sides....it's just not cool with me: but I agree with you on that point. Only one of the two has regularly said things that line up with what Scott has mentioned.
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I'm quite happy taking sides, and even if I wasn't, this statement right here totally destroys his credibility.

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The headlights are production. Its sad i liked the other style better. I believe that all the brakes are 2 pistons. Camo is painted on they have taken the bras off now. Its still got some work for her to be finished yet but she is coming along and that new ls3 is baddddd a$$$$$$$$$$.... The side scoops wont open up. And the grill is the only thing i dont like it should be shiny.
Contradicting the photo that's right in front of you is not a good way to build credibility. Going on by critiquing the grille just hurts him more.
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The headlights are definitely NOT production but they are pretty amazing. Contrary to what Scott said they are not hot glue or velcro but are custom engineered limited production housings that fit the car and the generic lights together perfectly. These mules undergo tens of thousands of miles of testing in all different environments and since the real lights aren't ready they need some that will function just like real for the long life required. I worked on the real ones and when I saw these up close I studied them for at least 10 minutes in utter fascination of what the Camaro's lights would look like with no "design".... just "engineering". Don't fall in love with the grill either.
And he speaks! Now you're making me wonder what's in store for that grill. Maybe a little billet? Naw...too much weight. Maybe a little painted plastic? Mabye something w/ this type of look?

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The headlights are production. Its sad i liked the other style better. I believe that all the brakes are 2 pistons. Camo is painted on they have taken the bras off now. Its still got some work for her to be finished yet but she is coming along and that new ls3 is baddddd a$$$$$$$$$$.... The side scoops wont open up. And the grill is the only thing i dont like it should be shiny.
After a closer look at the headlights, I do think they are Production model headlights but not for the camaro. The lenses look exactly like the one on the Corvette Just arranged differently. But i did find something in the JC whitney Catalog that may have been used with a little alteration.
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That grill looks amazing! This is going to be on sick car!
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I will disagree with that, on closer inspection i think if it was just indented they would have some sort of mesh in there to make it look good, but it does look like to me that it is the same shade of black as the hood bra and not the car it's self, If it was being back recessed like that it would be much darker. Plus you can just about make out a couple wrinkles in it...
Yeah still think it's indented. although if it was open it would be cool. But if it was open then I think you would have some sort of mesh on there, not if it were closed.
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