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Old 06-21-2012, 01:43 AM   #26
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Man this thing sounds Bad Ass!!

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Old 06-21-2012, 02:11 AM   #27
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Better video of this monster going down the strip!

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Old 06-21-2012, 11:14 AM   #28
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:54 PM   #29
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Legal COPO?

I knew about the VIN numbers. I had not thought about the safety features. I had been wondering why they couldn't give it a VIN and if it would be possible for someone to modify one to make it street legal just to have a legal one with that kind of power under the hood. I am thinking that it would be easier to take a legal one and add upgrades... much like the people of Camaro5. I would love to know, just out of curiosity what the costs would be to take a COPO and make it street legal.
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:49 PM   #30
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It would be cheaper to buy/build the COPO engine/drivetrain and add it to an SS
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:03 PM   #31
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I knew about the VIN numbers. I had not thought about the safety features. I had been wondering why they couldn't give it a VIN and if it would be possible for someone to modify one to make it street legal just to have a legal one with that kind of power under the hood. I am thinking that it would be easier to take a legal one and add upgrades... much like the people of Camaro5. I would love to know, just out of curiosity what the costs would be to take a COPO and make it street legal.
You are never going to get any state to issue a license plate for a car without a VIN.
It is a purpose built race car, and was never intended to be street legal.

GM didn't submit the car for any kind of federally required emissions or safety testing.

It would be like trying to license a NHRA, NASCAR, or other purpose built race cars for the street. Ain't gonna happen.

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It would be cheaper to buy/build the COPO engine/drivetrain and add it to an SS


The COPO is a $90k race car.
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:13 PM   #32
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Not 100% true. They must have provisions for "home built" vehicles. They have to be inspected and pass a safety check. How do you think home built Harleys get registered?
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Old 06-26-2012, 04:12 PM   #33
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The new COPO Camaro's are not intended to be used on the street. Period. You don't buy a 2012 COPO Camaro to go cruise around town.

The new COPO is built specifically to race - to go down a 1,320-foot straight line as fast as you can make it. Nothing more, nothing less.

Why anyone would even want to drive one on the street is beyond my comprehension...
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:38 AM   #34
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The new COPO Camaro's are not intended to be used on the street. Period. You don't buy a 2012 COPO Camaro to go cruise around town.

The new COPO is built specifically to race - to go down a 1,320-foot straight line as fast as you can make it. Nothing more, nothing less.

Why anyone would even want to drive one on the street is beyond my comprehension...
I know this and fully agree. But, it can be done. As I said, it would be cheaper and make far more sense to build a SS. I doubt anyone here has the means and desire (many have the means, many have the desire, few have means and desire) to make it happen. A costly proposition at best.
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