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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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Old 02-26-2008, 11:01 AM   #29
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Headlights

Why can't they just get the headlights right
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:02 AM   #30
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Oh trust me -- I feel like a broken record all of the time these days!!!

(and I love that paddle ICON.......)
Is there a way when a new person is registering to the site to read a disclaimer about the headlights?!?! I don't get it, when I was new I read as much of forum before asking questions. You can't really get too far without seeing something about those darn headlights!

Just wait fbodfather, once the correct headlights are in, it'll be something else.
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:03 AM   #31
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do you think will be the trailer hitch??


Remeber: "NOT the final headlamps"..........

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Old 02-26-2008, 11:06 AM   #32
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Think I waited the right time to buy my first Camaro, this car looks freaking awsome. From what you can see on the pics you guys did an fantastic job on this car

Now, those aren't going to be the production headlights are they?................ Just kidding(Diving out of the room)
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:12 AM   #33
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I tought that was the just the camo but I wanted to be sure. Are those the headlights that are going to be the production model. (Running out the room ducking for cover)
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:31 AM   #34
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REPEAT AFTER ME:

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



need to print this on every page in red and change the website name to
http://www.camaro5_these_are_NOT_the...headlights.com

some one change the message on this sign to "Not the real headlights" please.

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Old 02-26-2008, 11:33 AM   #35
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I'm sorry. I am not on this thing 24/7 and I don't read every single post that is written and then document how many times a certain subject has been mentioned. However, if I do recall, there are folks that go nuts everytime they see where the gas cap is. And actually, I could give a damn where the gas cap is, but the headlights and front end better seduce me.
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:40 AM   #36
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I'm loving it... and I'm also impressed that this thread went more than a hour before someone started talking about the headlights... I believe that's a record... lol
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:03 PM   #37
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Hey fbodfather is there any chance that we might see something close to the finished camaro cruising Woodward Ave. in Rochester when the dream cruise happens????
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:07 PM   #38
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need to print this on every page in red and change the website name to
http://www.camaro5_these_are_NOT_the...headlights.com

some one change the message on this sign to "Not the real headlights" please.

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Tran, how about just keep the Camaro5 the way it is and change North American Chevrolet Camaro Fans to Camaro5 - Where headlights are not production...or Where headlights come from Autozone...
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:08 PM   #39
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They piss me off more every day, first they make the mirrors bigger, then they add a B pillar, then they tell everyone its gonna be a 2010 model and not an 09, then the gas cap gets moved, then they mess with the headlights, and where did that cowl hood go?? before we know it its gonna have a ford badge on it
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:16 PM   #40
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Oh trust me -- I feel like a broken record all of the time these days!!!

(and I love that paddle ICON.......)
In the last 2 months I count atleast 3 times Scott has mentioned the headlights.

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2. Some of the parts you see aren't even close to what you'll see on the production Camaro. For instance -- if you were to suddenly see a Camaro without the front bra in place -- you'd see some 'horrible' headlamps. There's a good reason for that...the production lamps are not ready - -and as a result - many of the mules have what I call....
" ..hey Joe - go run down to the local autoparts store and grab us a buncha headlamps and then go hot-glue 'em in place on those Camaro mules over there!!!!".........headlamps.............
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Forget the headlights -- again -- autozone -
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REPEAT AFTER ME:

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

and we also need a way to weed out the trolls like the poster above me
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:20 PM   #41
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We should change the banner at the top of every page from "Camaro5" to "Those are not the real headlights"
I try to get on and post before anything, that "those are not production spec headlamps"...I failed this time. Shame on me.........

Just remember what's repetitive to us, is new to somebody else - so don't be TOO harsh on those who don't know yet.


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Old 02-26-2008, 12:22 PM   #42
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Is that a trailer hitch in the back??????? NOBODY better haul anything using this car, even if you can.
That's part of engineering validation for pretty much ANY vehicle (even on down to Cobalt, etc.) because it's a good way to hook up a trailer (usually a U-Haul box) and subject mules to the most strain they can...especially in heat and cold.

Not that something like a Camaro will then ever have a tow rating, etc., but it's a good way to stress them to the max for testing, and make sure they can handle it.
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:24 PM   #43
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some one change the message on this sign to "Not the real headlights" please.

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I'll do it with some of the other smileys I'm working on... I might even do a smiley with one of the mule cars and have this guy pointing at the head lights holding a sign that says "Not the real headlights"

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You can find and vote on the new smiley here.

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Old 02-26-2008, 12:24 PM   #44
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Maybe there should be a quote from Fbodfather under the pictures in the first post. Just a thought.
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I am on 3 waiting lists at 3 different dealerships and i have been for over a year and I love camaros just as much as anyone here, i have owned 3 and it doesn't matter what the new camaro looks like cause i am still gonna own one , ok I will stop with the headlights I didn't know, but for the rest of the stuff i listed its perfectly legit stuff to complain about. I don't like it when people jerk us around and keep changing stuff along with the production year.
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:26 PM   #46
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I'm loving it... and I'm also impressed that this thread went more than a hour before someone started talking about the headlights... I believe that's a record... lol

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Old 02-26-2008, 12:28 PM   #47
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Wow...I normally don't get excited about a car....

Does anyone know where they are doing more testing. I am dying to get ahold of some footage to add to our website?!?!!??!? I am in California and the closest a prototype has been to me is LA. Any heads up on this would be huge.

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Old 02-26-2008, 12:31 PM   #48
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:33 PM   #49
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Anyone else notice that the driver has a bit of opposite-lock going on in the last picture? He's obviously giving it a little something to slide around the corner...

Overall, really great pics..

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Dang these pics keep getting better! True story, my dad used to tow his boat(not that big) with his 3rd gen and now tows a small trailer with his 4th gen when he needs to and has towed a few loaded 6X10 trailers LOL.

Those mufflers... too big, but were gonna be swapped out anyway.

WOOHOO LED 3rd brakelight!!!

I definitely think everyone should put the headlight quote in their sig or better yet the first post someone should put big BOLD letters that say they are not production.

Hmmmm, I wonder where these pics came from? not from Jalopnik? Tran, are you in Sweeden?
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