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Old 03-31-2009, 08:04 PM   #1
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Exclamation HELP!! I need to convince my parents

My birthday is coming up and I need to convince my parents to get me a 2ss red camaro but they say its too much car. Which is sorta why I want it cause is badass! Anyone have any advice or want to help pay for it
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:06 PM   #2
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My birthday is coming up and I need to convince my parents to get me a 2ss red camaro but they say its too much car. Which is sorta why I want it cause is badass! Anyone have any advice or want to help pay for it
How about a job and getting your own?
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:06 PM   #3
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How about a job and getting your own?

it is alotta car (even the V6 if your not an experienced driver)
how old are you?
how long you been driving?
are you gunna chip in @ all ?
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:08 PM   #4
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How old are you? 17

I think if your parents are willing to get you a LS you should appreciate it.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:09 PM   #5
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My birthday is coming up and I need to convince my parents to get me a 2ss red camaro but they say its too much car. Which is sorta why I want it cause is badass! Anyone have any advice or want to help pay for it
Wow...I'm just gonna say what everyone else has. Get a job, pay for it yourself and grow up. Damn, what is it with you kids?!
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:09 PM   #6
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shit a LS still has 304hp. . . depends on your age and what not. . .

your first car? get a beater. .
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:09 PM   #7
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i will turn 16 and will get 20 grand from my grandparents but insurance is another story
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:10 PM   #8
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i have a job and thats how i will pay for it but they wont let me get it
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:10 PM   #9
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Its not too much of a car...its too much for the car.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:11 PM   #10
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Why do you need a 2SS to? Try just a 1SS that may work but if i was you i would be grateful for anything.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:12 PM   #11
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Never mind after reading you age get a beater and learn how to drive first.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:13 PM   #12
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i have a job and thats how i will pay for it but they wont let me get it
Maybe it's because you're an inexperienced 16 year old driver. Your parents are smart for not handing you the keys to a 420+hp car. Get over it.
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Lay off the kid...i planned to get a Terminator Cobra as a first car.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:14 PM   #14
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Never mind after reading you age get a beater and learn how to drive first.
426hp is wayyyyy too much if your not an experienced driver.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:15 PM   #15
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i know how to drive ive been driving all over for at least 2 1/2 years but they dont know that
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:15 PM   #16
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Yeah a 16 year old kid with a 425 hp car, i wonder how this will work out
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:19 PM   #17
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besides all the stuff above that makes total sense (2 years doesn't make you an experienced driver let alone enough for 400+ HP)

bro believe me YOU WILL GET INTO AN ACCIDENT (usually minor) OR INCIDENT (lightpole or mailbox or something)within a year or two of getting your license......DO YOU WANNA BE DRIVING A NEW 2010 CAMARO WHEN THAT HAPPENS

why not get a 4th gen. or something and then SAVE THAT 20 GRAND your grandparents are giving ya and buy the newest model when you're in college or something
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:19 PM   #18
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I got a 74 Vega GT when I turned 16. My first car and my first Chevy.

No, no one here wants to help you pay for it. But my house needs painting if you work cheap.

And I know what a $%^&*( head I was driving that 74 Vega with it's 4 mighty oil burning aluminum cylinders. I can't imagine how many times I'd have died before turning 17 with 400 HP under my right foot. I assume since your parents are buying you a car you are on the young side.

But good luck with the plan. I know if I were your age and my parents were willing to buy me a $30,000 new car I'd be freaking mowing the lawn, cleaning the pool, doing dishes, laundry and scrubbing the floors just to show how super responsible I was so they'd believe there was noooooo wayyyyyy I'd be doing intersection filling with smoke burn outs to impress my friends. "Nope would not do that, Dad." "You can count on me"
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:20 PM   #19
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As far as getting the SS i agree with everyone else here, if i would have gotten 400+ horses for my first car, i can assure you i would be dead right now. Having this M6 made me respect cars and be responsible( most of the time) and not to do stupid things.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:20 PM   #20
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My birthday is coming up and I need to convince my parents to get me a 2ss red camaro but they say its too much car. Which is sorta why I want it cause is badass! Anyone have any advice or want to help pay for it
Why not tell them "They are right" and you've now decided you would like to get the 2LT V6......make sure they hear V6 , 7,000 less then 2SS and cheaper insurance! Hey , if your parents are buying and they have already said no to the SS .....better a V6 then nothing. You could always wait until you see a used SS, trust me, some idioy will order an SS, finance it, and then get a GF problem, or layed off, or something else. Every time a new model hits production you see them used for sale shortly after.

You know...the 2LT is a 300 HP car , nothing to scoff at. My 2000 SS was 310 HP and it was more then enough !! and it's easier on GAS !!
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i know how to drive ive been driving all over for at least 2 1/2 years but they dont know that
trust me when i say 2.5 years is not enough. Been driving for 6 years and I'm still waiting 1-2 years to get a 5th gen.


As much as you'd like to think

You are not an experienced driver.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:21 PM   #22
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My birthday is coming up and I need to convince my parents to get me a 2ss red camaro but they say its too much car. Which is sorta why I want it cause is badass! Anyone have any advice or want to help pay for it
I think Mom and Dad may be right. This car is very fast. Sometime I wonder if I can handle it after being in fast cars for my 40+ years on the road.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:29 PM   #23
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my dad has brought me home corvettes, roush, g8s to drive before and now he says i dont need it cause my mom doesnt want me in it he would get it for me but its always the mom
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you shouldnt be buying a 35k car if your still dependent on your parents............get your priorities straight
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Never mind after reading you age get a beater and learn how to drive first.


I am 17 i have no job....yet and this summer i will get a part time job to save up for a 2lt/rs... i will probably be 18 or 19 when i get enough money.

You think you will be able to handle 425hp. Huh?.... It Doesn't take much to get in a accident
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