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Old 02-26-2008, 10:04 AM   #15
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REPEAT AFTER ME:

"......they are NOT the real headlights.........."


Ever just feel like a broken record?

We should change the banner at the top of every page from "Camaro5" to "Those are not the real headlights"
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:05 AM   #16
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everytime there are new photos i get more and more pumped!!! seeing the winter test makes me happy too cuz i'm one of those that may unfortunately have to drive it year roud.

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Old 02-26-2008, 10:06 AM   #17
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In other news though, I'm loving the dual exhaust and the wheels. I can't wait to see a black one with a chromed (or at least silver) grille, and its side profile is absolutely amazing.

As for the trailer hitch thing, I'd imagine it has something to do with the testing. Maybe they had to haul something or attach some sensor or do something to throw its center of mass off. I doubt a trailer hitch would come standard.
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:12 AM   #18
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Those brakes looks SWEET!!! I hope they make it to product!
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:14 AM   #19
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REPEAT AFTER ME:

"......they are NOT the real headlights.........."


HA HA HA HA HA!!!

How many times are you going to make him post this?... For the love of God!!!
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:15 AM   #20
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Father,

How much will our new car tow? LOL!
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:19 AM   #21
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Don't get me wrong, I love this car and will be getting one regardless of what it looks like (let's face it, guys, there are things I don't like about the styling of both my 3rd and 4th gen, but those details pale in comparison to the sum of all parts). Now with that disclaimer out of the way, that first pic looks a lot like the Charger (not Challenger, the 4 door) to me with all those lights crammed in that grille. I know Scott, you've said that the lights aren't final, but don't they need to test those sometime? My only guess is that they are going to be part of the final reveal, but if that's the case and the purists want what we saw on the concept, then it would make sense that we would have seen them already. Clearly the entire car couldn't be engineered in it's entirety minus the headlights, which makes me (and I'm sure others) wonder (not that I don't believe you, Scott), what the real story could be, and if Scott is allowed to tell it!
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:20 AM   #22
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Ever just feel like a broken record?

We should change the banner at the top of every page from "Camaro5" to "Those are not the real headlights"
Oh trust me -- I feel like a broken record all of the time these days!!!

(and I love that paddle ICON.......)
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:27 AM   #23
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HEY!!!!! whats up with those lights.... lol jokes lol they do look bad though

anybody have wheel base and over all dimensions???????
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:32 AM   #24
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everytime there are new photos i get more and more pumped!!! seeing the winter test makes me happy too cuz i'm one of those that may unfortunately have to drive it year roud.

Cheers!!
Atleast you won't have to worry about salt, they don't use salt in Oak Harbor when it snows.
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:32 AM   #25
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Hey mods, there should probably be something in the registration process to force new users acknowledge the temporary status of the headlamps. It sure would save Scott some time.

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Old 02-26-2008, 10:34 AM   #26
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It does look like the reverse mohawk is still there. I was wondering the same thing about the lights. Are we ever going to see a test of the production headlights? I am curious about one thing that looks different, in a couple of the pics just beyond the b-pilar there seems to be a rather long extension that goes beyond the rear window. Is this just the camo or have I been missing something? The slotted rotors are a nice touch on the back, I hope to see them on the front as well. That wheel and tire combo tuck very nicely into the fender wells. I would like to see the mufflers tucked up a little more, they seem to be hanging rather low. Great find and PLEASE keep them comming.
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:38 AM   #27
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also, i cant tell, but does it still have a reverse mohawk?
Maybe it's just me, but the 3rd and 4th pictures make it look like this one has a sunroof rather than an inverse mohawk.
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:50 AM   #28
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I know Scott, you've said that the lights aren't final, but don't they need to test those sometime?
Those will probably be in the next batch of cars. The manufacturing validation cars. These are just rough engineering cars to test systems. Not the assembly of final parts.

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It does look like the reverse mohawk is still there.
It looks like the cars equipped with a sunroof lose the reverse mohawk.



The solid roof cars keep the mohawk.



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in a couple of the pics just beyond the b-pilar there seems to be a rather long extension that goes beyond the rear window.
Yeah...it's just camo.
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