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Old 02-19-2009, 08:27 AM   #1
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GM Please!! make the LS7 Wheels

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Does anyone want the LS7 camaro wheels to be a options?

I just saw the LS7 camaro and it's SWEET!!!!
The LS7 is cool and all but the wheel make the car.
just like the camaro it look way better in person, It the same for the wheels!!!
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Old 02-20-2009, 02:45 AM   #2
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Does anyone want the LS7 camaro wheels to be a options?

I just saw the LS7 camaro and it's SWEET!!!!
The LS7 is cool and all but the wheel make the car.
just like the camaro it look way better in person, It the same for the wheels!!!

I was checking them out the same night you went. (BTW, nice talking to you) and I agree I liked them much better than the Midnight Silver ones on the other two Camaro's which were roped off.

The wife didn't care for the open look and thinks the wheels should cover the brakes up. I was telling her about the ones I believe CamaroScotty said he was thinking about which you could drive down the road and take a pic of someone and load it up on your wheel covers. Those would have been cool also.
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Old 02-20-2009, 10:32 PM   #3
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A HUGE +1 on the LS7 wheels!!!!!!!!!!!

We just got back from the Dallas auto show and my wife made a comment that the LS7 looked wider than the other SS. The result was that the rear wheels gave the Camaro a much more agressive stance than stock. Pictures of the LS7 do not do it any justice AT ALL.

If GM doesn't make them, then I will have to find something that I like and will allow me to put:

255 40 ZR20 on the front
305 35 ZR20 on the back


I asked the GM rep. what I can do to get those wheels and he told me to go to the GM website and let them know that I liked those wheels and that I wish they would make them available to the public.
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Old 02-21-2009, 04:30 PM   #4
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I would gladly pay extra for the LS7 rims. I've been saying this for the past month. Now, let's do the math. If just the 600 SS ordered already decided to pay for them, then add up all that extra money (600 x $4,000 = $2,400,000). This would create a win-win situation. Camaro owners would think they're in heaven, and GM would get some much needed extra cash. That would really off-set labor costs.

Let's hope the Marketing Department reads this one. Marketing 101 rule #1: find a need and fill it. My left hand is on my checkbook and my right hand is on the phone ready to speed dial my dealership.

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Old 02-21-2009, 10:59 PM   #5
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Oh hell yeah! If GM doesn't make it I hope someone else will
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Old 02-21-2009, 11:55 PM   #6
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I want them to be on the streets. They're beautiful.
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:31 AM   #7
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I do not really like them. Would like to see something more like the Z06 wheel or ZR1 wheel
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:33 AM   #8
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it'd sure make it easier to slap some 295s one the back, but i'd never pay $4000 for them. i was actually planning on seeing if the C6 Z06 wheels would fit on mine! (since the 18s are looking like less of a possibility on account of the huge calipers)
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Old 02-22-2009, 03:43 AM   #9
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Old 02-22-2009, 04:39 AM   #10
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they are sweeeet

They are really I would fork out the money for them.
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Old 02-22-2009, 08:48 AM   #11
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I have wanted those wheels since I first saw them at SEMA!
I would love to have those wheels on the car over whats offered.
But I dont think I could justify $4K for a wheel that most likely dosnt cost any more to make (same size and similar design) Its more of a principle thing to me. I would gladly pay more but ... with in reason.
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Old 02-22-2009, 05:30 PM   #12
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I love the wheels, they look a little more dished than the 20". But, there is no way I would pay $4000 for them. If they were like $300 more I would consider it. I'll be shocked if they sell a lot of the 21" wheels at $4k a set. You need to really like huge wheels and rubber bands.
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Old 02-22-2009, 05:40 PM   #13
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They are good for an option, I will not be paying for any of the $4k + options...
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:43 PM   #14
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i wouldnt buy them but i like them as an option for those who would buy them.
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Old 03-06-2009, 02:35 AM   #15
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Best wheels I've seen on the Camaro, the slightly wider tires are also nice.
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:23 PM   #16
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yeah i love the 305's in the rear of that car.
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Old 03-07-2009, 01:07 AM   #17
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You need a more indifferent option. I'm not for or against it - I'd be happy to see more wheel options, but I would not be getting these wheels. Plus it would cost GM more money, which is something they don't need right now.
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Old 03-07-2009, 01:48 AM   #18
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It wouldn't cost much as the design is already done. Just contract out the manufacture, add a markup and watch the money roll in. It's not quite that simple but it's close. GM could make a tidy profit if these were a $1k factory upgrade from standard 20's. I think they would work as part of an improved (and thus more expensive) RS package later on as well. The one thing GM can't do is stop spending money to make money, once a company takes that step it's dead. If the demand is there adding options that increase sales prices this should lead to increased net sales revenues on current products, and this is probably the best ways to make money in the short term.
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It wouldn't cost much as the design is already done. Just contract out the manufacture, add a markup and watch the money roll in. It's not quite that simple but it's close. GM could make a tidy profit if these were a $1k factory upgrade from standard 20's. I think they would work as part of an improved (and thus more expensive) RS package later on as well. The one thing GM can't do is stop spending money to make money, once a company takes that step it's dead. If the demand is there adding options that increase sales prices this should lead to increased net sales revenues on current products, and this is probably the best ways to make money in the short term.
That's just it though - they designed the wheel for one show car - not for hundreds or thousands of driven cars. And, they don't have any design as far as a manufacturing process - once again, they made one set of wheels only, for a car that wouldn't be driven around in any halfway normal way. I'm not saying they won't be able to at least break even in the long run, but they don't need the initial expense right now.
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Old 03-07-2009, 05:10 AM   #20
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Someone at GM would have to run the numbers with what info they have and analyze things to see if it makes sense. If these wheels are something that would make a decent profit GM cannot afford to miss any opportunities right now. That it costs money is inconvenient but they have to keep spending money, it's just about spending it where they can make the best return. I do think minimizing by working something out with a 3rd party supplier would be a good option to explore for items like this though, it minimizes GM's expenses at an time that's particularly important and unlike the radio or door switches, etc it's something that the manufacturer can simply sell to the aftermarket themselves if GM can't maintain enough volume for whatever reason. (exclusivity clauses that expired at certain low volume levels could likely make both sides happy with the arrangement)
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I love the LS7 wheels, but no way I'd pay $4,000 for them. I'd pay $1,200 as an option over stock wheels if they came with the 305's on the back also.
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I love the LS7 wheels, but no way I'd pay $4,000 for them. I'd pay $1,200 as an option over stock wheels if they came with the 305's on the back also.
those wheels arent for sale. they arent making them, yet.
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Although I like the wheels, I wouldn't want them on my Camaro. They look real close to the factory 20's on our Yuke! I don't want Yuke wheels on a Camaro, I want unique Camaro wheels. BOOYAH!
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I'd much rather have the Camaro Convertible Concepts wheels.
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Old 03-09-2009, 02:48 PM   #25
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those wheels arent for sale. they arent making them, yet.
I know, the whole point of this thread is whether you'd want them IF they made them and how much you'd pay for them.
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