Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Fabberge
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Garage / Tools Discussions

Garage / Tools Discussions Discussions about garage setups and general tools discussions.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-09-2011, 03:14 PM   #1
kiteman

 
Drives: 2012 45th Camaro, 2SS/M6
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: At my computer
Posts: 1,211
does anyone have a garage that doesn't fit their car?

i am getting a townhome soon and it is currently occupied. it sure looks like the camaro will fit, but the car is long so i don't really know and can't really find out unless i go back and measure. has anyone seen a garage that doesn't actually fit their camaro?
kiteman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 03:16 PM   #2
nyrfan
Let's go Rangers!
 
nyrfan's Avatar
 
Drives: 13' AGM 2SS/RS L99
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 9,861
The Camaro is really not that long (i'd be more worry about width if anything), if fact my Grand Prix was a bit longer. If you have the standard 20x10 (1 car) garage, you'll have no problem.
__________________
Soprano 4/1/00-6/14/11, Gone but NEVER forgotten!
FSP tuned: 377/389
nyrfan is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 03:19 PM   #3
PoorMansCamaro



 
PoorMansCamaro's Avatar
 
Drives: Really Slow
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 54,561
i have a one car garage at my apartment. length wise, there's no problem. it's the mirrors i have to worry about, when going through the garage door. and then it's a pain it get out of the car because i can't open the door all the way.

I just don't park in there anymore. lol
__________________
PoorMansCamaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 03:42 PM   #4
oldschool56
 
Drives: 2012 Auto Black/Black 2LT/RS
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Temple, TX
Posts: 78
I'm set to purchase a 2012 2LT in December after my sone graduates from college. No it is NOT a graduation gift for him. It's a graduation gift for me. Anyway, I had the same worries. I went ahead and drew out a plan of the garage to scale, then drew in rectangles of our current ride (Honda CRV) and the camaro to scale (showing width including the mirrors and length). It looks like I have 30 inches from the wall to the driver's door of the Honda, 30 inches between the Honda and the Camaro, and 15 inches from the pass side of the Camaro to the other wall. Tight but doable.
oldschool56 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 03:50 PM   #5
vroomapunk
[COTW 5/12/14]
 
vroomapunk's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 CRT NF Cammed 2SS/RS
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Posts: 5,492
It would tough to find a garage that the camaro just couldnt fit in, but there are plenty that it wont be comfortable in, lol.
__________________
vroomapunk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 04:08 PM   #6
Blau camaro
Account Suspended
 
Blau camaro's Avatar
 
Drives: #1 CAMARO FAN
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Rockford IL.
Posts: 656
I've got a 20X20 garage so no problem. Just go back and take some measurements. Or you may be disappointed.
Blau camaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 04:14 PM   #7
OUTATIME
 
OUTATIME's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 IOM 2SS/RS
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: NJ
Posts: 610
I don't know how big either the door or my garage space is in my one-car garage, but my Camaro has maybe 3 - 4 inches on either side of it going through the door, and maybe 1 ft front and back when it's in. I find myself having to get back in the car and adjust if I'm too far back.

Plenty of space in the 2 car garage, but I'd rather not share
OUTATIME is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 04:18 PM   #8
ron10


 
Drives: 2010 2SS IOM L99
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: LOUISVILLE,KY..
Posts: 7,403
if you have a garage that your camaro does not fit in,it must be a closet.
ron10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 04:19 PM   #9
frostbit3
 
frostbit3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 1LT
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Dallas Tx
Posts: 94
I live in a Duplex and my camaro barely fits. It's not really length that's the problem, it's the width. I almost hit either one of the mirrors on the side of the garage when I pull it in. I've seen some horror stories on here about it, so I make sure I drive VERY slow to never hit it
frostbit3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-09-2011, 06:35 PM   #10
Heaven_is_inferno_orange
GM Technician
 
Heaven_is_inferno_orange's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 SS M6, 12 ZL1, 02 TA, 85 El Cam
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Fort Knox KY
Posts: 1,283
Send a message via MSN to Heaven_is_inferno_orange Send a message via Yahoo to Heaven_is_inferno_orange
I did when I lived back in Arizona. $200,000 home with a supposive 2 car garage and the darn thing wasn't long enough to fit either of our 4th gen F bodies. >.< Most useless garage ever.
Heaven_is_inferno_orange is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2011, 08:58 PM   #11
4thGen427CI
5th Gen
 
4thGen427CI's Avatar
 
Drives: 10 SS
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Denver,Colorado
Posts: 426
Quote:
Originally Posted by Heaven_is_inferno_orange View Post
I did when I lived back in Arizona. $200,000 home with a supposive 2 car garage and the darn thing wasn't long enough to fit either of our 4th gen F bodies. >.< Most useless garage ever.
Thats why you park on in there diagnal jk.
4thGen427CI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2011, 11:16 AM   #12
GARYSSS
 
GARYSSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SSRS M6 Rally Yellow
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Posts: 355
I have several garages that won't fix some of my cars, but it's because there are too many cars in there already.LOL
__________________
TEAM LS3
GARYSSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2012, 09:31 PM   #13
RingoRaintree
 
RingoRaintree's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 2LT Convertible IOM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 34
Yeah, first the reverse warning signal is going crazy the first few feet while I'm backing out. Then, the object that is closer than it appears happens to be a wall! I'm looking left and right at my mirrors like a maniac, going so slow that it takes a long time for the pucker factor to subside. Normal size garage but my doors are not as wide as some that are available. Wish I had payed closer attention to that detail when I built my shop.
__________________
If you can't be a great example,........at least be a horrible warning.
RingoRaintree is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 05:30 PM   #14
GearHeadPeter
US Navy Vet
 
GearHeadPeter's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 2LT/RS, 65 Mustang GT Fastback
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Posts: 1,560
The Camaro is 192" from front bumper to rear bumper. Just measure to make sure you have enough room to close the garage door w/o messing up the rear bumper. Now getting out of the car is fun as the door will only open up about 20 inches before it hits the wall.
__________________
2011 - 2LT/RS - RY, A6, Gray Interior - Team LLT:
3rd Camaro on this forum to have a Mylink installed. Installation by GEN5DIY, Heritage Grill, Lloyds Premium Ebony Camaro RS floor mats, Empire Billet Camaro Black sill plates, AAC: LED footwell & interior lighting, Rear Courtesy Lights, LED side markers/turn signals, Plasma P13W DRl bulbs, Formula 1 Pinnacle Series tint, Roto-Fab Yellow CAI & Fuse cover, Technostalgia Afterburner LED taillights, EmblemPros custom V6 hydrocoated carbon fiber/RY engine cover, Pfadt Sport sway bars, Ofer's Backup Camera, and full Brembo brake conversion.
GearHeadPeter is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2012, 07:41 PM   #15
Decibel JJ
Car nut
 
Decibel JJ's Avatar
 
Drives: Tahoe Z71, Race cars
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 690
I have a three car garage that won't fit any of our cars because it's currently filled with crap ... LoL
__________________
Quote: Don't you just hate it when Satan steals your ride and does all these weird ass mods to it?

R.I.P. Evan .. A true Friend
Decibel JJ is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HOW TO: Get rid of UNDERSTEER on C5 member Buffnshine's Camaro PfadtRacing Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 6 08-31-2011 10:51 AM
Drying after a rain? KLow7777 Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 7 02-17-2010 11:41 AM
Just for fun take a walk down memory lane Beandip2811 General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 15 08-09-2009 10:26 AM
2010 Chevy Camaro SS Indy 500 Pace Car Drive linkwpc Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 0 05-23-2009 10:47 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.