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Old 08-15-2013, 04:20 PM   #35
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Oh another thing I regret about my 5th Gen is when i googled information about it, C5 popped up all over the place. I learned everything about a 5th gen. Thats when I said "damn, I shouldve bought a v8!"
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:07 PM   #36
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All I can say GM is Trunk Monkey. You had it on older vehicles! It has multiple uses! Especially keep those teenagers in check!
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:32 PM   #37
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Interior quality is just dissapointing in my opinion.... If the dash was lesthrt snd they threw in some polished alluminum maybe...
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:40 PM   #38
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Oh come on you know you like the plastic that scratches if you look at it wrong 😜 lol It is a gm vehicle they have never been known for quality interior parts, it's not like a 90's Honda where the car can fall apart around the dash that still looks as beautiful as day 1
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:01 PM   #39
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Regret feels like such a strong word.


I WAS completely happy with my 1SS until I bought my fiancee's Acadia, which has leather seats, bluetooth all the bells and whistles. Prior to my Camaro I was always a Jeep guy, so I never had such amenities and didn't quite know what I was missing.

While I need none of those things to enjoy my car, I've realized that leather isn't as hot and sticky in NY as it was in the hotter places that I've lived. Sliding into a plush leather seat is very very nice.

I also wish that the 1LE package had been available when I bought my car.

Oh, and My CGM is the first non-white vehicle I have ever owned. While I love my CGM, there are many many times when I see a summit white Camaro and wonder if I made the right choice.

All that said, I do love my car, and will likely keep it for a while I'm waiting until the 6th gen comes out do decide whether I want to jump to the next platform. If I don't then it's either go balls out and build my SS into a FI monster, or try to find a nice, clean used SW ZL1
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Old 08-16-2013, 05:48 PM   #40
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I promise you that I will NEVER, EVER, EVER Buy another Camaro! It just ain't happenin', I will NOT DO IT!!! You ask WHY, WHY, WHY??!?!?!?! BECAUSE.....

I will DIE before I get rid of my Blue Beauty ...she will be the car I own when I die and if I could (my sons would kill me if I wasn't already dead for not leaving it for them), I would be buried in her.
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Old 08-16-2013, 06:38 PM   #41

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I'm a Cummins 4x4 kinda guy and it's been a very long time since I've owned a car; however, once I saw the '10 SS I knew it would only be a matter of time before I owned one.

Seeing the IOM leather seats and I melted away and there was instant bonding. Being retired, I found/find reasons to go for a ride and it's a conversation starter, especially amongst those of us who grew up driving the original muscle cars.

I've begun the modding with Pfadt Tri-Ys w/high flow cats and a CAI. The factory cat back exhaust and CAI sound complement each other, quiet at cruising rpms, but get into spirited driving and the sound is very noticeable and aggressive. Being a fan of big block torque and horsepower, stroke/cam/ heads are in the planning phase; all in a comfortable and safe driving platform.
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Old 08-16-2013, 09:42 PM   #42

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The only regret that I have is not ordering the RS package. I have had some nice cars, but none that I Love as much as this Camaro.
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Old 08-16-2013, 10:27 PM   #43
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I wish they would bring BACK a dark green. GM had a SEMA touring convertible speical edition at c5fest. I offered to BUY it on the spot but it wasn't for sale. :( But I also am on my 3rd and no regrets.
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Old 08-16-2013, 11:05 PM   #44

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Just wanted to know if you guys have any regrets buying a camaro? Would you buy another one in the future? How do you feel about the money invested in your cars?! Do you regret not buying something else?
...middle aged guy here who wrenched, tried, troubled, and toiled with 1st and 2nd gen cars back when. No regrets with my ZL1. Simply amazing.
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:51 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by mc_acoustic View Post
For my first car I am happy, still get excited to drive the car everyday.

My next car will be a v8 camaro though, and i'll use the 6 as my daily.
While this definitely isn't my first car, I definitely have this same exact plan. I have looked into trading towards an SS two times, and the cards just haven't been right for it. But then after the deal falls through, both times I gave a sigh of relief because I didn't have to part with my current Camaro. I definitely want an SS and I'm definitely going to get one. But I'm hanging onto my V6. I love it, and certainly have no regrets in purchasing it. By far the most awesome car I've ever owned. Can't wait to add another one in the garage!
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:53 AM   #46
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No way I love my first car with AC. LOVE IT!
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Old 08-17-2013, 03:10 AM   #47
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my only regret... not buying one sooner. I've only had mine for two weeks.

Would I buy another...definitely. This is my first 5th gen, but 4th Camaro.
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