Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Rick@Livernois
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Engine | Drivetrain | Powertrain Technical Discussions > Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-21-2008, 10:24 AM   #1
PA FAST
Future Camaro Driver.
 
PA FAST's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Escape/2007 Ridgeline
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeastern, PA (Poconos)
Posts: 479
GM Performance Accessories?

Just wondering if GM will offer any accessories that improve the performance and/or driveability of the Camaro? Tried the search, but I didn't find what I was looking for. It might be a little to early to ask this question, so speculation is also welcomed.
PA FAST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 10:35 AM   #2
Xanthos
Almost-Original Postwhore
 
Xanthos's Avatar
 
Drives: Stick
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 12,566
I asked Fbodfather about accessories in a pm. I haven't asked permission to post it here, so instead I'll simply paraphrase. Basically, he said that they are working on a lot of accessories, and some will be approved for production and some will not. I have a feeling the performance parts will be the same way.
- Xanthos
__________________

Last edited by Xanthos; 07-21-2008 at 11:08 AM.
Xanthos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 10:38 AM   #3
PA FAST
Future Camaro Driver.
 
PA FAST's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Escape/2007 Ridgeline
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeastern, PA (Poconos)
Posts: 479
Quote:
Originally Posted by XanthosV6 View Post
I asked Fbodfather about accessories in a pm. I haven't asked permission to post it here, so instead I'm simply paraphrase. Basically, he said that they are working on a lot of accessories, and some will be approved for production and some will not. I have a feeling the performance parts will be the same way.
- Xanthos
Oh good, thanks for the heads up. Any speculations?
PA FAST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 10:48 AM   #4
The_Blur
Rock Chalk
 
The_Blur's Avatar
 
Drives: Demon Super Sport
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Diego
Posts: 14,690
Send a message via AIM to The_Blur
Expect an intake, a performance and touring exhaust, some sort or interior trim package, a front end cover, a car cover, alternative rims, window and front end bug deflectors, stripe and sticker packages (possibly offered by Chevrolet, not GMPP), a different spoiler, a center console desk-like organizer and arm rest, possibly stage kits or a supercharger kit (no guarantees), and a ground effects kit. This is what GMPP will offer for many cars.
The_Blur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 11:09 AM   #5
Xanthos
Almost-Original Postwhore
 
Xanthos's Avatar
 
Drives: Stick
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 12,566
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Blur View Post
Expect an intake, a performance and touring exhaust, some sort or interior trim package, a front end cover, a car cover, alternative rims, window and front end bug deflectors, stripe and sticker packages (possibly offered by Chevrolet, not GMPP), a different spoiler, a center console desk-like organizer and arm rest, possibly stage kits or a supercharger kit (no guarantees), and a ground effects kit. This is what GMPP will offer for many cars.
I concur. Personally, I'm hoping for the gfx kit from the accesories photos - exhaust tips and all. Baring that, I'd settle for just the front lip from the photos =D. Also, I want a metal filler door like in the photos, but I want mine to be powdercoated/painted black.
- Xanthos
__________________
Xanthos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 11:17 AM   #6
Txturbo
Keeper of the Faith
 
Txturbo's Avatar
 
Drives: 2001 Z28 Agressively
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Rosenberg,Texas
Posts: 1,383
I will be making decals/striping kits for the new Camaro.
__________________

2010 Camaro SS R6P
2001 Camaro Z28
1969 Camaro SS clone

Txturbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 12:14 PM   #7
PA FAST
Future Camaro Driver.
 
PA FAST's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Escape/2007 Ridgeline
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeastern, PA (Poconos)
Posts: 479
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Blur View Post
Expect an intake, a performance and touring exhaust, some sort or interior trim package, a front end cover, a car cover, alternative rims, window and front end bug deflectors, stripe and sticker packages (possibly offered by Chevrolet, not GMPP), a different spoiler, a center console desk-like organizer and arm rest, possibly stage kits or a supercharger kit (no guarantees), and a ground effects kit. This is what GMPP will offer for many cars.
Awesome, thats what I wanted to hear. A Supercharger? I didn't expect that, even the possibility has me intrigued. I guess the Supercharger would be for the SS V8 engine. How much you think that would go for installed if offered?
PA FAST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 12:18 PM   #8
The_Blur
Rock Chalk
 
The_Blur's Avatar
 
Drives: Demon Super Sport
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Diego
Posts: 14,690
Send a message via AIM to The_Blur
Quote:
Originally Posted by PA FAST View Post
Awesome, thats what I wanted to hear. A Supercharger? I didn't expect that, even the possibility has me intrigued. I guess the Supercharger would be for the SS V8 engine. How much you think that would go for installed if offered?
I only said that because the old Cavalier had a supercharger kit for the 2.2L. No, it was not for the Cobalt. Also, the Mustang has a supercharger kit, so I think Chevrolet should do it, too. Unfortunately, Chevrolet stopped asking for my opinion when they heard my proposal to make a nuclear reactor Camaro.
The_Blur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 12:30 PM   #9
theholycow


 
theholycow's Avatar
 
Drives: '02 GMC Sierra, '80 Lesabre
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: RI
Posts: 1,804
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Blur View Post
nuclear reactor Camaro.
Alternative fuels FTW!
__________________
Removing weight has surprisingly little effect on fuel economy
Engine break-in procedure | Gear ratios
2002 GMC Sierra 4x4 5.3 (190,000 miles and going strong)
1980 Buick Lesabre family heirloom with 36,000 miles
2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2 door I5-2.5 5spd DD lease
Quote:
Originally Posted by CamaroSpike23 View Post
she really underestimates the damage i would do to her reproductive organs
http://allOffTopic.com is the place for all the naughty stuff you can't get away with on this forum...
theholycow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 12:48 PM   #10
PA FAST
Future Camaro Driver.
 
PA FAST's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Escape/2007 Ridgeline
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeastern, PA (Poconos)
Posts: 479
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Blur View Post
I only said that because the old Cavalier had a supercharger kit for the 2.2L. No, it was not for the Cobalt. Also, the Mustang has a supercharger kit, so I think Chevrolet should do it, too. Unfortunately, Chevrolet stopped asking for my opinion when they heard my proposal to make a nuclear reactor Camaro.
Oh, hopefully Chevy will offer the Supercharger to compete with the Mustang. The Z/28 is nice but I worry how expensive it will be, a SS with Supercharger will probably be plenty for me. A nuclear reactor Camaro sounds cool, but probably too nose heavy.
PA FAST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 01:04 PM   #11
The_Blur
Rock Chalk
 
The_Blur's Avatar
 
Drives: Demon Super Sport
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Diego
Posts: 14,690
Send a message via AIM to The_Blur
Quote:
Originally Posted by theholycow View Post
Alternative fuels FTW!
They said it wouldn't have the right exhaust note.
The_Blur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 02:22 PM   #12
Xanthos
Almost-Original Postwhore
 
Xanthos's Avatar
 
Drives: Stick
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 12,566
And the emissions would poison the environment. But imagine the horsepower output!
- Xanthos
__________________
Xanthos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 02:55 PM   #13
PA FAST
Future Camaro Driver.
 
PA FAST's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Escape/2007 Ridgeline
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeastern, PA (Poconos)
Posts: 479
Quote:
Originally Posted by XanthosV6 View Post
And the emissions would poison the environment. But imagine the horsepower output!
- Xanthos
Thats just too bad, nothing gets in the way of horsepower.
PA FAST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2008, 04:15 PM   #14
Txturbo
Keeper of the Faith
 
Txturbo's Avatar
 
Drives: 2001 Z28 Agressively
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Rosenberg,Texas
Posts: 1,383
Accessories
The new Camaro is complemented by a wide range of available dealer-installed accessories that allows customers to create a more personal car. From convenience features to appearance and performance upgrades - including 21-inch wheels4 - the accessories include the following:

Interior trim kit - a four-piece kit offered in different colors
Interior accessories - items include premium, "Camaro"-embroidered floor mats, sill plates and more
Exterior detailing accessories - a variety of components are offered, from grille inserts and fuel doors to a High Rear Wing and Lower Ground Effects Package
Stripes - heritage-inspired stripes are offered in RS style for the hood or "hockey stick" style side design
Engine covers - available in five colors for the V6 and V8 engines
Wheels - split-five-spoke 21-inch wheels are offered in black metallic and polished finishes
Performance parts - numerous performance-enhancing components, including a tuned air intake, cat-back exhaust system, a Hurst short-throw shifter as well as more traditional GM Performance Parts.
__________________

2010 Camaro SS R6P
2001 Camaro Z28
1969 Camaro SS clone

Txturbo is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Accessories and Violating the Warranty JAG836 Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 35 07-09-2008 07:58 AM
2009 Camaro / C5 Corvette performance comparison markhoran 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12 07-02-2008 09:46 PM
Camaro Performance Guesses DGthe3 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 14 04-16-2008 11:21 PM
Cadillac CTS-V!!!! (oh, and the 6.2L LSA...) Mr. Wyndham General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11 03-11-2008 12:18 PM
V-8 Family Feud KILLER74Z28 General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 2 12-13-2006 12:11 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.