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Old 07-27-2007, 03:24 AM   #1
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New here.

Hi all.


Names Jason, I live in New Zealand.


Iím originally from South Africa and that is when I got my first taste of a Camaro.


My dad had one once, he had to fix it up, he put about 8 months or more into it, I was only about 5 or 6 when he brought it home, it was a piece of crap, rusted and all.


Months later and this piece of crap had to be the most beautiful car on the planet, my dad had to hand make most of the parts for it, because we couldnít get them, he panel beat the body and rebuilt a lot of the car.


He then painted it this high gloss black, I tell you, this car looked like a mirror, it was awesome.


Anyway, I grew up and never really became a car person, I mean Iíve always liked Corvettes and stuff and if someone wanted to give me a Ferrari along the way I wouldnít have refused but I really never got into cars as such.


Fast forward to about a year or two ago and I see the new Mustang, looks kind of like the old school Stangs, but more up-to-date, me likes.


Then the Challenger, me likes this one too, and I think to myself not bad.


Then, about a year ago Iím on one of the gun forums I live on and I see this thread saying look at the new Camaro concept, me doesnít likes, ME FREAKING LOVES.


Damn, thatís not a car, thatís an orgasm on wheels.


I forget about it over the next few months, then what happens? Transformers happen, thatís what.


Now Iím not, nor have I ever been a fan or follower of Transformers, but when I see the Camaro Iím hooked, I took my wife and 4 year old son along with my parent to see the movie.


I loved it, but that yellow Camaro stole the show.


Now my wife and my mom are certainly NOT car people, cars are tools and should not have much money thrown at them.


Both my mom and my wife loved the Camaro.


My wife has decided that we will get one, we are opening a bank account now and we will not touch this account for any reason then to get a 2008/9 Camaro.


Would be awesome to be the first in New Zealand to get one, but we are by no means well off and weíll not be working our asses off for this but every time I see a picture of this beast I want one more and more.


Now my mom has heard our plane and she has decided that her and my dad needs one too, my dad kind of liked the Mustang cop car in T/formers, but has been told itís a Camaro or nothing.


The only thing stopping me from getting one is if they wonít have rear seats, I know itís a two door, but I donít know if it will have rear seats.


Also, has GM officially stated they will make these cars? Last I heard (I have only just found this site and not read it all yet) GM were still not certain they were going to make the new Camaro, is this true?


Anyway, sorry for the long first post, I wonít have much to add, might be a few questions from time to time, but this site looks awesome and Iím sure Iíll find many answers here.


Rgds

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Old 07-27-2007, 04:20 AM   #2
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Welcome to the site, Jason. I'm new too. A Camaro in New Zealand just sounds like Heaven on Earth to me.
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Old 07-27-2007, 04:25 AM   #3
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Indeed my friend.

I can see the pics now, my CAMARO with one of the more active volcanoes in the background, or a 20 minute drive and I'll have the Pacific in the back, or 20 minutes the other side and it'll be the Atlantic / tasman sea.

I can't wait.
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Old 07-27-2007, 04:33 AM   #4
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There will be back seats (although I'm not sure you can fit an average male in a backseat of the vert at least).

And yes they will start producing the camaro in the next few months, as soon as the impalas are finished.

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Old 07-27-2007, 05:00 AM   #5
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Jason, Welcome to the board and to answer your one question, The new Camaro will be built in Oshawa Ontario Canada. I work at GM Powertrain in St. Catharines about 2 hours away from Oshawa and we build the Corvette Engines and many other models. I do hope we get the opportunity to build some of the Camaro engines. You will get a tonne of info on this board. Happy posting!
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Old 07-27-2007, 06:57 AM   #6
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All, thanks so much.

My wife and I have already leart so much, my son just want is to get Bumblebee and soon, so all is looking good.

We've decided we'll take a V6, we currentlyhave V6 car and it is more then enough power for us, I would love the V8, but the prose of petrol is a holding point right now..

Anyway, thanks again,.I'm sure I'll be back soon with more questions.

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Old 07-27-2007, 09:12 AM   #7
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Old 07-27-2007, 09:54 AM   #8
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It would be like Godzilla in America or King Kong in Japan. A monster!
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Old 07-27-2007, 09:54 AM   #9
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I can see the pics now, my CAMARO with one of the more active volcanoes in the background, or a 20 minute drive and I'll have the Pacific in the back, or 20 minutes the other side and it'll be the Atlantic / tasman sea.

I can't wait.
When you finalhly get your camaro jason, you have to take some pics and post them.
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Old 07-27-2007, 08:10 PM   #10
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Damn, thatís not a car, thatís an orgasm on wheels.

Best quote ever, I feel the exact same way!!!


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