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View Poll Results: Which rear stripe style do you prefer?
Over-the-Spoiler 204 88.31%
On-Top 27 11.69%
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Old 01-17-2009, 05:45 PM   #26
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are you wanting something more like this?
Thats more like it. I will take over the top if I can't get it this way
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Old 01-17-2009, 05:48 PM   #27
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Mods - change my vote to on-the-top, please?

Of the two options, I've decided I like on-the-top better. IF the stripes went all the way around and ended at the bottom of the spoiler, I would view it differently.
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Old 01-17-2009, 06:45 PM   #28
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The OP should add Dragoneye's option of the BB style to the poll!!! Then there would be a lot of vote change requests!!
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:32 PM   #29
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Over and to the bottom of the spoiler for sure!!! And it'll probably be done that way because of the tricky labor involved in terminating it on the front or rear of the spoiler.
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:48 PM   #30
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Over the spoiler, easy choice for me.
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Old 01-17-2009, 09:06 PM   #31
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Over the tail, with the rounded edges and pinstripe rounding it out. If it just ends where the tail leaves off, THAT's what looks unfinished to me!
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Old 01-17-2009, 09:15 PM   #32
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I obviously prefer complete rear spoiler coverage, which the aftermarket will take care of ALONG with past the mail slot. Going aftermarket is really the best thing to do if you want the aesthetic you were looking for from the get-go. Originality isn't worth all these complications such as unfinished coverage of the rear spoiler.
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:12 PM   #33
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Frankly, I not so religious about the stripes. So either one will be fine. I noticed that the two cars with stripes that are out at the auto shows have the stripes that stop at the top of the spoiler and the one auctioned off at BJ had the stripes that went down the back. And when I was watching BJ earlier today they were talking about the stripes on a 1969 Z28 and they pointed out that the factory stripes and dealer installed stripes were slightly different. The factory stripes stopped at the bottom of the spoiler and the dealer installed stripes stopped at the bottom of the trunk lid. So that got me thinking. Perhaps GM is showing us both stripe packages with the cars that we have seen? Just a thought.
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Old 01-18-2009, 12:47 AM   #34
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Looking back, the Z28 stripes followed the pattern from Zebra's pic.

Front: They went all the way down the front of the car for the first 3 years, then in 70 they started circling it off at the end of the hood.

Back: Always slipped into the trunk so it looked "unfinished". It was not rounded off on top of or behind the car.

The '67-'69 stripes may look "unfinished" in the sense that they disappeared over the front edge of the hood in front, and they "slipped into the trunk" in back. But if you'll look carefully at pictures of original factory cars, the stripes were rounded off in front near the windshield (cowl area) and in back between the back glass and the trunk lid.

So there was some thought put into it. Think of it this way: the stripes begin inside the design space of the body and flow forwards and backwards outside the confines of the body to infinity.

This is the way I would prefer the stripes on the new camaro. If you have a copy of the Classic Industries Camaro catalog, page 323, you can see a pretty clear picture. Classic Instustries sells rally stripe stencil sets for the '67-'69's.
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Old 01-18-2009, 12:56 AM   #35
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Definitely over the spoiler.
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Old 01-18-2009, 02:43 AM   #36
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Does anyone else notice from the main picture...and the yellow bumble bee signature of one user that the concept had much wider tail lamps? A very fickle observation on my end, but I like those wide lamps.....gives more of the afterburner look. Has anyone noticed if the production lamps are afterburner...I don't believe so...I believe they are just darkened tint
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:56 AM   #37
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i can't vote in this poll. i don't like either style and will not be getting stripes. honestly, i really prefer the stripes that are on bumble bee
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Old 01-18-2009, 10:19 AM   #38
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so which one are we getting? is it possible on is the dealer installed and the other the factory stripes?
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Old 01-18-2009, 10:25 AM   #39
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Over the top for sure. That was a no brainer for me. I like taking easy polls.
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:00 PM   #40
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Popular vote didn't pan out on this one..:(

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vehicles in Montreal and Detroit are correct -- silver car at Barrett-Jackson is not.
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Old 01-19-2009, 01:32 PM   #41
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as a heritage thing my 97 SS has them ontop of the spoiler I kinda like it more than over.
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:04 PM   #42
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as a heritage thing my 97 SS has them ontop of the spoiler I kinda like it more than over.
That's how they came from the factory in '97?
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:25 PM   #43
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I think it should be similar to the B-J car but the stripes end on the trunk instead of the spoiler. sort of like this.
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Old 01-19-2009, 05:20 PM   #44
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i like BB's but personally it really is not that big of a deal for me.
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Old 01-19-2009, 05:49 PM   #45
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I think it should be similar to the B-J car but the stripes end on the trunk instead of the spoiler. sort of like this.
To be perfectly honest, I'd give my left nad for those stripes! But, unfortunately, who cares?
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Old 01-19-2009, 06:14 PM   #46
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Personally I prefer no rear stripes. I plan on front hood stripes only. When I order my SS this summer I hope I can also delete the rear spoiler. This car looks so good as is, why mess it up.
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Old 01-19-2009, 06:16 PM   #47
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Like otehrs here, I have loved the over-the-spoiler look as seen on the concept, but if the over over-the-spoiler is to be what was on the barret jackson car, then now, I would prefer on the top
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:15 PM   #48
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Just like Bumblebee. What about the front? Can you add that to the poll? I would prefer they ended at the mail slot, not on the hood. This would however add pieces to the stripe kit as well as labor for install, so there would be an increase in cost.
first, this poll is about the rear stripes. the reason being is because the front stripes have already been set as ending on the hood due to the very complications you listed.

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The OP should add Dragoneye's option of the BB style to the poll!!! Then there would be a lot of vote change requests!!
the reason the Bublebee/Convertible concept style wasn't added is because that's not what GM has displayed as one of the "production versions."
...then again, we did fight to get blue SS models, so maybe i should start a poll to see whether or not to add the 3rd option to the choices ...or not.

actually... the more i see the concept style, the more i like it. let me work on something...
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Yes, the hood stripes are set in stone for MY2010, and possibly the rear also. But Hylton thinks the same stripe package may have been used on the VR car at NAIAS and the SIM at B.J., so either option could still feasibly be possible.
My thinking is that the stripes showing on the rear of the car dresses it up a bit, and I prefer, like the bumblebee, they stop at the break between the deck lid and rear body, not on the rear of the spoiler. A third choice would be nice!
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just found this from the Big Man himself
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vehicles in Montreal and Detroit are correct -- silver car at Barrett-Jackson is not.
sounds like the On-Top version is what we're getting.
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