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Old 04-02-2012, 12:55 AM   #1
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GM performance division badges?

I have the GM Performance Division plate under hood and GM badges behind front wheels do all the Camaros have these or just the SS? Is it anything special?

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Old 04-02-2012, 01:00 AM   #2
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its only for the cool kids.

but really it was a 2010 thing i believe, and i think only for SS.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:04 AM   #3
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Its a 2010 SS thing, but from what I've read, its only on the ones manufactured earlier. Mine has both and was made in June of 2009.
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Old 04-02-2012, 02:31 AM   #4
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The GM badges of excellence (chicklets) and GM performance division badge are on all models of the Camaro from the earliest builds of 2009, all the way till about VIN 50,000. At that point, the GM performance division badge and GM badges of excellence were dropped. Although there was a brief period of time there where some cars had the chicklets but no performance division badge, etc. I have VIN 40,196 from 2009 and I have both the chicklets and performance division badge.

They aren't anything special.
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Old 04-02-2012, 05:31 AM   #5
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GM Performance division was killed off due to the bankruptcy. So yes for a collector many many years from know it could mean something but so would a low VIN. Got to love having #230 day two car.

The Perfomance division has been brought back to life finally though and those badges are on the new ZL1.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:07 AM   #6
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for the cars that had the chicklets, most people were in a hurry to "de-badge" them. For the ones that did not have them on there, they have purchased them from ebay to add them. Funny how that works.
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:22 AM   #7
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for the cars that had the chicklets, most people were in a hurry to "de-badge" them. For the ones that did not have them on there, they have purchased them from ebay to add them. Funny how that works.
Reminds me of the split window corvette stories - all those people who cut the split out and made it one piece of glass... I bet they regret it now!
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:51 AM   #8
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I have a 2010 right at 50,000 and it has not chicklets but does have the performance sticker under the hood. I think they killed the performance badge at about 55k
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:42 AM   #9
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^^^ Same here, 2010 2SS, ordered in June 09, took delivery Oct 09. No chicklets but does have the performance badge, VIN 52,XXX
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:52 AM   #10
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I have a 2010 right at 50,000 and it has not chicklets but does have the performance sticker under the hood. I think they killed the performance badge at about 55k

Same here, mine is 51xxx plus I have the backup sensors ...
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:58 AM   #11
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Im at 36k and have all badges. No sensors, thank god lol

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Old 04-02-2012, 12:16 PM   #12
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I have the perfomance divsion plate under the hood but do not have the chicklets.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:29 PM   #13
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Performance badge, chicklets, and backup sensors.....manufactured Sept 2009.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:55 PM   #14
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Mine was a 16K so I probably wont remove the badges or chicklets for the sake of future collectors. Since my car is silver I barely notice the chicklets, which is a good thing because if my car were any other color, I'd probably think they look bad and take them off.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:21 PM   #15
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I actually like the chicklets and the performance division badge.

I'm really glad my car doesn't have backup sensors though. Just looks terrible.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:27 PM   #16
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I have the performance division badge, no chicklets. Oct. 2009 build.
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