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Old 07-20-2007, 01:14 AM   #18
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So a tuned suspension, more performance and upgraded exterior styling doesn't make a vehicle an SS?

What do you think the SS cars from the sixties were?

It makes no difference if it is a truck, just don't use it on every model you offer on showroom floors and over do it

I think the Trailblazer SS is one of the better values out there, for an MSRP starting at only $32K you get great performance, great styling, very nice wheels (an area GM has been lacking until recently), nice interior treatments etc.
I don't know...there's really no reason to my madness. I just don't like trucks being 'SS' designated. I mean, sure power it up (I have no problem with that; in fact I think its awsome to have a truck that can beat the pants off of some cars out there) - but name it something else...TS (truck sport) or something...:o

Part of my problem is probably the over-use of the SS badging...and I guess I take it out on the poor trucks...
I had no problem with the Cobalt SS, it was a real sporty Car, and in it's class-segment, worthy of the title 'SS'...but it's a car_______... I'm just nuts...
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Old 07-20-2007, 04:23 AM   #19
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i just got my cobalt ss and is cool some good power but the take off is not strong but what do expect from a 4 banger but it kept up with my buddy gt.
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Old 07-21-2007, 04:25 AM   #20
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When i went and test drove a cobalt SS Supercharged my papaw went with me and he could swear it didnt have a 4 banger in it. When somebody tells my papaw that 4bangers suck he tells them that the cobalt SS are very fast for a 4 banger. We test drove a Cobalt SS 2.4 he drove it first we hit the 4 lane and he was like a 18 year old (he was playing around) he didnt think it had any power neither did i (did we get fooled) and next thing i know i look over and we are do 85 in a 55. OF course it will not out run a V8 but with a few adjustment to the SS/SC i have heard it will out run a Mustang GT and i belive it.
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Old 07-21-2007, 12:56 PM   #21
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I've always said it's a powerful car.
People say it's a chick car, but I say, have you ever driven one?
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Old 07-22-2007, 08:18 AM   #22
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Yeah the cobalt is not a bad looking import. But if its over done by hooking it up it looks really stupid looking.
Import?

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Old 07-22-2007, 08:57 AM   #23
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Old 07-22-2007, 11:50 AM   #24
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What do you mean import? You do know the Cobalt is a Chevy right?

OverAnxious...that is...well...ummmm...it's....well, things like "ugly" and such don't really cover it....maybe more like disgraceful....or disrespectful....or...I don't know, that's just really bad.
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Old 07-22-2007, 01:17 PM   #25
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Equinox SS...needs close to 300HP and a seriously upgraded interior.
Trailblazer replacement should put out 320-350HP
Tahoe SS...350HP minimum, AWD from the Escalade
Silverado SS...400+HP motor and AWD used in Escalade/Sierra Denali
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No, no, no. these need to end. Completely. SS is super sport, so unless the truck loses all of it's "truckness" - nix it.
AMEN! I hate seeing the SS badge on a car unless it is a Camaro, or and old Chevelle...
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Old 07-23-2007, 04:24 AM   #26
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why doesnt anybody like the wing i like it looks better than a little wing or no wing.
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Old 07-23-2007, 08:39 PM   #27
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What do you mean import? You do know the Cobalt is a Chevy right?

I was about to ask that. The colbalt is in no way an import, IMO...

OverAnxious...that is...well...ummmm...it's....well, things like "ugly" and such don't really cover it....maybe more like disgraceful....or disrespectful....or...I don't know, that's just really bad.
I completely agree. Disrespectful, Disgraceful, poor judgement...and I like to throw this one around...sacriligious!
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why doesnt anybody like the wing i like it looks better than a little wing or no wing.
Personally I like subtle wings/spoilers (whatever you want to call it). Anything that came standard on the Camaro's of old is in my comfort zone. Big, Huge spoilers just remind me too much of Ricers. And that's a bad, bad connection to be made as far as I'm concerned.
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Old 07-23-2007, 10:30 PM   #28
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why doesnt anybody like the wing i like it looks better than a little wing or no wing.
Big wings are not for street cars IMO, I just hate the look.
I hated the big wing on the CobraR from a few years back as well, no matter how badass the car was
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Old 07-24-2007, 03:12 AM   #29
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The cobalt's wing isn't huge, and it resembles the EVO/STI wing. It's like like the combat wing for most imports, and it's painted to match the rest of the car which is a BIG plus for spoilers.






EDIT: That's a terrible photoshop for the company trying to sell a combat wing for a mustang. I guess it suites the mustang.
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Big wings don't really suit any street driven car IMHO unless you are racing a car in an actual race....you Mustang bashers :p

Anyway the wing on the Cobalt isn't that big, and any car with a factory supercharger usually has lots of potential for big, quick, and easy performance upgrades.

Usually a simple pulley swap and tune to increase boost....and there you have it, instant horsepower.
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Old 07-24-2007, 12:10 PM   #32
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No, the wing on the Cobalt SS isn't that big. But on the SS Supercharged...that's a little much IMO.
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Old 07-24-2007, 04:59 PM   #33
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The cobalt's wing isn't huge, and it resembles the EVO/STI wing. It's like like the combat wing for most imports, and it's painted to match the rest of the car which is a BIG plus for spoilers.
Cobalt, EVO, Subaru WRX - all too big IMO

If it looks like you can push start the car with it, it's too big
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Old 07-31-2007, 01:45 AM   #34
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Cobalt

Yeah, I know its just a little late to be talking about this one, but...
Am I a loner here, liking the cobalt? I think its pretty brave of GM to put a supercharger in the stock SS.
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