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Old 04-23-2009, 06:02 PM   #86
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I can more than live with them...

They look very very good. I wanted glossy at first..but these are growing on me... RAPIDLY.

Pics later as promised - Just leaving work now!
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:08 PM   #87
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Drum ROLL please.....


BLACK RALLY STRIPES ARE!!!!!!!
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FLAT!!!


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And that my friends is why i ordered my car without stripes of any kind. If i want stripes i will have them painted on anyway, i like to run my fingers across the stripes and feel no crease or line.
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:17 PM   #88
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And that my friends is why i ordered my car without stripes of any kind. If i want stripes i will have them painted on anyway, i like to run my fingers across the stripes and feel no crease or line.
I agree... I personally am not interested in stripes just yet.. Although the hockey stripes do look cool.... But if i were getting stripes right away i would have them painted anyways so that everything is smooth and you don't have a sticker on there. Not to mention when cleaning and waxing you car you don't have to worry about avoiding the sticker. Just my two cents
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:19 PM   #89
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This sucks, I ordered 2SS/RS IOM with black rally stripes. Changing tomorrow to either CGM stripes or having them painted on. When having them painted on do the sand down the original paint or can they airbrush the stripes over the existing clearcoat? Would hate to mess with the paint.
Yes you can paint directly over the clearcoat but they ill have to sand the area first with a fine grit sandpaper or else your painted stripes will be flaking off a year later. Not enough to sand through the clearcoat however.
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:25 PM   #90
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Will they fit a Craftsman 22 HP riding lawn mower?
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:33 PM   #91
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Well someone posted something similar, but look at Hendrick's #2. that doesn't look flat to me at all. Why wouldn't all the other SIMs with black stripes be the same? I configured my car based on his...

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^^ Could it be because those are CGM stripes?
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:39 PM   #93
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^^ Could it be because those are CGM stripes?


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Old 04-23-2009, 06:40 PM   #94
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ahhhhh the mysteries!
No mystery actually. It's a fact.
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:40 PM   #95
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those are CGM stripes
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There is a IOM at my dealer and they are installing black rally stripes by the weekend. (so they said) Worst case scenario, if no one has pics of a IOM with black rally stripes I will post the pics over the weekend. I ordered black rally stripes too but cancelled them because they were flat but I guess I'll see this weekend.
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:43 PM   #97
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^^ Could it be because those are CGM stripes?
Well I guess that's where I'm confused. I will have to call my dealer and confirm, but in all of my paperwork and when I configured the car online the stripes say Black, not CGM.

Does that mean I'm getting flat Black? Can I change them to CGM? People have stated they just want to remove their stripes, but why not go from Black to CGM. I didn't even know they weren't Black, lol.
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:46 PM   #98
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Well I guess that's where I'm confused. I will have to call my dealer and confirm, but in all of my paperwork and when I configured the car online the stripes say Black, not CGM.

Does that mean I'm getting flat Black? Can I change them to CGM? People have stated they just want to remove their stripes, but why not go from Black to CGM. I didn't even know they weren't Black, lol.
CGM can be ordered and are applied/painted at the factory. Black appear less glossed and are dealer installed. If it came with stripes from the factory it CANT be black. And for what its worth, I saw CGM in person at the Austin show and its definately not blackish or very dark. Really depends on the lighting, but don't expect a washed-out black.
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Yes you got black stripes not CGM, the stripes shown above are CGM-NOT BLACK!!!!
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Confirmed by dealer and contact at GM Oshawa distribution - I'm at 3800 and there's no going back on any options now.

For Sale: 2010 Camaro Black Rally Stripe Kit, new in original packaging, dealer installed option, Price $__?__

Edit: Looking for a good body shop in the Toronto area. Please PM contact info. to me.
Do I need to start a "Stripes over MSRP" thread?
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Old 04-23-2009, 07:00 PM   #101
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I come from the world of Mopar so I am used to flat black everything. I think they are going to look cool. If they dont work save them un installed and go with aftermarket gloss black. That way they are on the window sticker and you still have them. If you ever sell and someone is big into original he just peels the gloss ones and adds the flat.
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Old 04-23-2009, 07:05 PM   #102
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I don't see these rally stripes as being flat. Does anyone else think these are flat. If so then I have no idea what glossy means then.
Those look cyber grey which are glossy..
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