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Old 08-25-2013, 12:04 AM   #817
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:01 AM   #818
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I was browsing on here the other day and was reading a few different topics about the hatred for the new tail lights...While I prefer the non RS tailights I got thinking....Why not model them after the later second gen and 3rd gen tail lights.

I took the picture above and did a quick shop in Paint.net.

hope some of you like this


I am by no means a chop expert as you can tell lol but I think it gets my idea across.
The photoshop looks good, but it looks like a new car with outdated tail lights. I think they did good with the tail lights as is.
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:01 AM   #819
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I was browsing on here the other day and was reading a few different topics about the hatred for the new tail lights...While I prefer the non RS tailights I got thinking....Why not model them after the later second gen and 3rd gen tail lights.

I took the picture above and did a quick shop in Paint.net.

hope some of you like this


I am by no means a chop expert as you can tell lol but I think it gets my idea across.
Nice job on the photoshop, but that style just makes it look to busy and it doesn't seem to blend in with the style of the rear. Try taking out the middle horizontal line and evening up the distance between the vertical lines on the tail lamps, except for the back up lights - leave as is on the size.
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Old 08-25-2013, 11:55 PM   #820
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hope some of you like this

There is so much potential to easily upgrade what is already a just fine rear end on the 2014. BTW, with the admittedly too tall diffuser, it should look the worst on a white car, So how come Summit White looks the best? Hint.... The license plate "bucket" is where the immediate attention should go IMHO.
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:13 AM   #821
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saw my first one today. Red Hot, SS, hood vent with RS package.

...It's actually pretty cool.

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Old 08-26-2013, 10:08 AM   #822
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The tail lights actually aren't as bad in person, still not my favorite. But I can see probably 90% of owners doing something with that chrome strip on the front end...Idk what they were thinking when they added that lol

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Old 08-26-2013, 10:44 AM   #823
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I guess the real problem is that they made the 2010 model killer and there really wasn't much they could do to improve it.

As someone pointed out earlier in this thread, it seems like every change they've made since then has been to make it less muscular. What a shame...I think if I were in a market for a new car I'd definitely be leaning away from the 2014 Camaro's.
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:05 AM   #824
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Staight from a Honda Prelude...

Sorry just don't see it the backup lights are smaller on the new Camaro and they are in the middle of the taillight not the bottom and don't wrap around the side. The new Camaro taillights have two separate red lights as seen above when lit, don't see a match.
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:09 AM   #825
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They should of taken note from Porsche. A classic look doesn't need a refresh. They hit a grand slam with the design 2009 with an instant classic look. They went from the best looking pony car to number 3 from this. Hopefully they bring the Best of the 14 (front end -chrome thing) and the best of the 10-13 (everything else) for the 6th gen and lighten this heavy thing up

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Old 08-26-2013, 11:12 AM   #826
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Staight from a Honda Prelude...
Really? Are you sure it's not straight from a 1974 Camaro?


Or maybe the 1978 Camaro?


Or maybe a 1982 Camaro?


Or maybe a 1993 Camaro?


Or was it the 1997 Camaro?




Oh that's right - let's entirely ignore TWENTY EIGHT YEARS that the Camaro had taillights similar to the 2014 Camaro and say it's straight from a Honda Prelude.
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Old 08-26-2013, 02:11 PM   #827
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Hahahaha^^^ nice photographic evidence there man...
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Really? Are you sure it's not straight from a 1974 Camaro?


Or maybe the 1978 Camaro?


Or maybe a 1982 Camaro?


Or maybe a 1993 Camaro?


Or was it the 1997 Camaro?




Oh that's right - let's entirely ignore TWENTY EIGHT YEARS that the Camaro had taillights similar to the 2014 Camaro and say it's straight from a Honda Prelude.
These kids don't know about anything older than a mid 90's import. And most of them never heard of 'Camaro' before some terrible movie a few years ago.
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Old 08-26-2013, 02:58 PM   #829
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Really? Are you sure it's not straight from a 1974 Camaro?


Or maybe the 1978 Camaro?


Or maybe a 1982 Camaro?


Or maybe a 1993 Camaro?


Or was it the 1997 Camaro?




Oh that's right - let's entirely ignore TWENTY EIGHT YEARS that the Camaro had taillights similar to the 2014 Camaro and say it's straight from a Honda Prelude.
The 14 tail lights look don't really look like any of those. It really doesn't look that much like the prelude it's it own thing but it isn't visually appealing like the 10-13 in my opinion. Thanks for reminding us how ugly the 80s-90s camaro was.

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Old 08-26-2013, 03:14 PM   #830
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The 14 tail lights look don't really look like any of those. It really doesn't look that much like the prelude it's it own thing but it isn't visually appealing like the 10-13 in my opinion. Thanks for reminding us how ugly the 80s-90s camaro was.

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Say what? They're all the same general shape with just different lenses.
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Old 08-26-2013, 03:29 PM   #831
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Say what? They're all the same general shape with just different lenses.
Aren't most taillights that general shape for the most part? IMO I don't really see it. The hideous 90s camaros looks absolutely nothing like that. Closest looking one was 78 but that's pushing it. You would have to use the photo shopped FAKE pic to relate the two. It's its own thing but it's ugly

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Aren't most taillights that general shape for the most part? IMO I don't really see it. The hideous 90s camaros looks absolutely nothing like that. Closest looking one was 78 but that's pushing it. You would have to use the photo shopped FAKE pic to relate the two. It's its own thing but it's ugly

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Will have to agree to disagree with you on that one. The 90's Camaro taillights were still trapezoid shaped and wrap around the bumper. Yes they're more rounded than previous years, but that's just to go with the curved lines of the car. The 2014 taillights are definitely more like the late 2nd gen and 3rd gen with just a different lense, but it's still the same concept that the Camaro taillights have had since 1974 through 2002. Trapezoid shaped, wrap around the bumper.

PS - I think the 1993-1997 Camaro era is one of the best looking years of the Camaro. So obviously our opinions differ.
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Will have to agree to disagree with you on that one. The 90's Camaro taillights were still trapezoid shaped and wrap around the bumper. Yes they're more rounded than previous years, but that's just to go with the curved lines of the car. The 2014 taillights are definitely more like the late 2nd gen and 3rd gen with just a different lense, but it's still the same concept that the Camaro taillights have had since 1974 through 2002. Trapezoid shaped, wrap around the bumper.

PS - I think the 1993-1997 Camaro era is one of the best looking years of the Camaro. So obviously our opinions differ.
It put the camaro name into a coma for like 10 years because of it's terrible looks lol thank God it came back

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