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Old 01-02-2009, 03:11 PM   #601
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Now that's more like it!!! Thanks! No detail is too small!
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Old 01-02-2009, 03:15 PM   #602
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I have to say, that first video is now my absolute favorite picture/video of this car period. I have played it about 20 times now and it makes me want my car RIGHT NOW! That is beautiful. Thanks for the video.
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:12 PM   #603
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OK. I'll fess up. I drove it too. Nice ride. That definitely clinched it for me. I'll be placing my order shortly. I refrained from trying to replicate the burnout I did in my 69 though. Don't want to be the first guy to break one.
Okay, I don't hate you as someone said earlier, but I will admit I am very envious of you.

Not only do you own a beautiful '69, which sounds great by the way, but you got to DRIVE the '10 1SS, some guys have all the luck....
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:25 PM   #604
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Question how did you like the standard headlights? It is my only hang up wether or not I should order the RS
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:34 PM   #605
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Thanks for the great pictures and videos! Heather, back here in Toronto, it is snowing as we speak. Drive safe!
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:50 PM   #606
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Question how did you like the standard headlights? It is my only hang up wether or not I should order the RS
Me too. When driving back from Vegas to Phoenix at night. I noticed how cool it was to see a couple unique HID headlights. Makes me really consider the RS package now.
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:05 PM   #607
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yes I know but 1200 or 1450 is a lot for hids cuz the rims aren't that diff
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:06 PM   #608
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yes I know but 1200 or 1450 is a lot for hids cuz the rims aren't that diff
That's why I wish the ordering was more like the Mustang. From what I read on the mustang, you can just order the HID's seperately for around $495 or something like that. Wish we could do that here.
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:24 PM   #609
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I chose not to get the RS package because it only really offered the HID lamps. The dealer ensured me that there will be after market kits for these. Just like everyhing else, the cutouts are there to replace the lamps. There isnt any special wiring or power requirements for the HID's.

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Old 01-02-2009, 07:19 PM   #610
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I chose not to get the RS package because it only really offered the HID lamps. The dealer ensured me that there will be after market kits for these. Just like everyhing else, the cutouts are there to replace the lamps. There isnt any special wiring or power requirements for the HID's.
not so true. go read up on the extensive hid vs regular headlights threads.
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Old 01-02-2009, 07:34 PM   #611
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Question how did you like the standard headlights? It is my only hang up wether or not I should order the RS
Good luck on getting an answer. I ask way back and never got one.
I did get a reply from #3 on his page and he seemed very happy with the standard headlights.
We can always put in Silverstar Ultra's or Philips X-treme Power bulbs.
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Old 01-02-2009, 07:36 PM   #612
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Good luck on getting an answer. I ask way back and never got one.
I did get a reply from #3 on his page and he seemed very happy with the standard headlights.
We can always put in Silverstar Ultra's or Philips X-treme Power bulbs.
But don't you want to spend the extra $1000 for RED SS emblems?
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:03 PM   #613
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First and foremost, a BIG THANK YOU goes out to Heather and Jeff. They were on vaction in south Florida and spent more time showing off the car than enjoying their vacation. Heather and Jeff you are great people and people like you are the reason the I have faith in the future Of GM.

Now for my experience with the CAMARO. The red you see in the pics/video is much better in person. I actually said, wow, that red is much nicer in person many times that afternoon. The engine compartment is clean, organized and looks mean as heck. Sitting in the seat will truely amaze you, it was sooo comfortable, I did not want to get out. All controls within reach and gauges easy to see. The clutch was easy to operate and the shifter is right were it needs to be. I am only about 6 foot, so their was no issue of headroom.

I think everyone will be pleasantly suprised with thier new CAMARO.
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:53 PM   #614
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I agree with Bryan. Heather and Jeff, thank you so much for spending that much of your vacation letting us pester you and slobber all over the car. Everybody that was there with me loved the car. It convinced my wife that I can trade in her Acura for one (which I was really gonna do anyway). I'm sure my son will be telling everybody at school about it as soon as winter break is over, and I'm sure the video is already on his MySpace page.

I hope you guys have a safe trip home. We'll stay here and soak up the sunshine for you. Thanks again. Happy New Year.
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Old 01-02-2009, 09:37 PM   #615
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But don't you want to spend the extra $1000 for RED SS emblems?
NOOOOOO!!!!! Hee hee hee!!!
I have a 2LT ordered and did order the RS and then canceled it. I am of the opinion I should at least have a choice of "all season" and not wanting "summer" tires.
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Old 01-02-2009, 09:53 PM   #616
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Could you get the dealer to take out the 4 gage pack?
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Old 01-02-2009, 09:58 PM   #617
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That's why I wish the ordering was more like the Mustang. From what I read on the mustang, you can just order the HID's seperately for around $495 or something like that. Wish we could do that here.
It also says "Late Availability"
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Old 01-02-2009, 10:04 PM   #618
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This picture may be my favorite so far. The lines and curves really stand out, the standard trim lights look great. More character than any competitor.

My new destop backgrund.

man that makes me want red again.
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Old 01-02-2009, 10:05 PM   #619
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Question for HeatherR (or someone else if you happen to know)....

What are the 9 speakers for the Boston Acoustics sound package (location, woofers, etc)? There was some guesses a while back but I've not seen a final answer to this.

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Old 01-02-2009, 11:07 PM   #620
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That's why I wish the ordering was more like the Mustang. From what I read on the mustang, you can just order the HID's seperately for around $495 or something like that. Wish we could do that here.
They sell universal HID kits for around $100 a bulb with all the wiring on Ebay or just do a google search. I have alot of friends that converted their bulbs to HId's for under $200. My buddy has an Avalanch with HID headlights and HID fog lights, he lights up the road! He did the whole thing himself for around $350 and that is 4 bulbs and wiring. Thats how my Camaro will be no RS for me. But the hailos do look nice!
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Old 01-02-2009, 11:08 PM   #621
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Question for HeatherR (or someone else if you happen to know)....

What are the 9 speakers for the Boston Acoustics sound package? There was some guesses a while back but I've not seen a final answer to this.
Boston Acoustics Sound System
– 6.5-inch woofers in each door
– 1-inch tweeters in A-pillars
– 3.5-inch center channel speaker
in the upper Instrument Panel
– Seven-channel sub-woofer
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Old 01-02-2009, 11:11 PM   #622
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Boston Acoustics Sound System
– 6.5-inch woofers in each door
– 1-inch tweeters in A-pillars
– 3.5-inch center channel speaker
in the upper Instrument Panel
– Seven-channel sub-woofer
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That only adds up to 6.
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The clutch is very easy. I got used to it immediately. I let the clutch out in Bryans gravel driveway almost at idle so I wouldn't throw any rocks, and the car didn't sputter or start to stall. Once you get a feel for where it starts to grab upon pedal release, you're golden. Very much like what my 2002 Z06 felt like. Just for reference purposes, my wife learned to drive the Z06 in about 10 minutes and then drove it all the time without any problems. Shifter throw is smooth and relatively short. The clutch pedal is very light, actually lighter than my preference. I'm more used to the one in my 71 Vette, which takes a lot more pedal effort. I like it a little heavier, but as long as it bites good, I can live with the lighter pedal.

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So did you get on it hard at all? Even once? I just can't wait for the performance reviews to come out!!!!! I test drove a few LS3 vettes and almost went with it, loved the power and feel but when it came down to it I need the 4 seater... So how did it drive?
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They sell universal HID kits for around $100 a bulb with all the wiring on Ebay or just do a google search. I have alot of friends that converted their bulbs to HId's for under $200. My buddy has an Avalanch with HID headlights and HID fog lights, he lights up the road! He did the whole thing himself for around $350 and that is 4 bulbs and wiring. Thats how my Camaro will be no RS for me. But the hailos do look nice!
GOOD LUCK WITH THE LOW BEAMS!
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GOOD LUCK WITH THE LOW BEAMS!
The low beams will be the HID's the high beams are seperate bulbs.
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