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Old 03-21-2012, 12:17 PM   #326
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Is GM a sell out for going along with this?
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:20 PM   #327
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Wish PJD had done some actual fabrication on this... Just saw his 'Twin Towers Memorial' bike at ground zero and it is fantastic - stood and stared at it for a long time.
But aside from a few minor aesthetic mods this doesn't appear to have any any custom fabrication work on it.
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:22 PM   #328
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:45 PM   #329
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WOW -- I never thought someone could find a way to make a 5th Gen Camaro look ugly....I have now been proven wrong. I wish I could find a way to delete this thread from my computer.....
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:13 PM   #330
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WOW -- I never thought someone could find a way to make a 5th Gen Camaro look ugly....I have now been proven wrong. I wish I could find a way to delete this thread from my computer.....
Easy enough.. .5lbs of C4 should take care of it.
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:30 PM   #331
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Personally, I like the CONCEPT as well as some of the elements of the design, but I think he went too far in some respects (the odd rivet work and the bizarre shape of the side accents) and not far enough in other areas (Grille, GFX, ect). Personally, I LOVE the contrast between the matte finish and the polished accents - just not the shape of them.

Overall, I think it failed - but I'd still cut him some slack. Not everyone can hit it out of the park EVERY time, and the designs and fabrication of his custom bikes prove he is a design master with few equals.

Jesse James tried to do automotive wheel designs and they were a complete and utter failure as well.
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:53 PM   #332
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Is GM a sell out for going along with this?
GM has nothing to do with this, other than mass producing normal Camaro's. They can't control who does what mods to them.
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:55 PM   #333
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No wonder him and his dad split. That's among the ugliest things I've ever seen!
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:47 PM   #334
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Personally the looks don't bother me. I see some artistic value to what he tried to do even though I wouldn't do it to mine. To each their own.

The only issue I have with it is the price. Personally I'd own a ZL1 for weekends & a used SS as a DD before I paid $84k for one of these.
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:28 PM   #335
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Pretty bad but then some of the Camaros that have been posted with 30 inch or larger wheels are pretty bad also.
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Old 03-21-2012, 06:48 PM   #336
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Ok, so whats under the HOOD?
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:16 PM   #337
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Ok, so whats under the HOOD?
Whipple. I believe around 580 to the ground.It's listed on the first page of this thread.
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:18 PM   #338
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I love the chrome.. striping on the hood. don't like all the bolts and lines on em.
I think its good, but not the best.
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:26 PM   #339
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He has a great eye for design, when it comes to bikes, but with this car.... WTF was he thinking?

The only thing that makes me think he has any shot at designing a car, is that if you had ever seen any of the Ring Brothers' designs in their early years, you would have thought they weren't going to be around long. Now when you see their stuff ofver the last 4 or 5 years.... there aren't to many better designers out there (granted they are car builders and fabricators too, so it's not 100% comparing apples to apples)
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:17 PM   #340
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I remember when I riveted my first car together...to replace the rust!

Thats a failure that failed in a world of failure!!!
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:19 PM   #341
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Just to clarify.....

I saw this vehicle being built in person at Trans American Muscle located in Coral Springs, FL. They worked their asses off on this build, and of course took some guidance from PJD.

As for the sheet metal and rivots, those are real. Not decals.

I can tell you that a lot of skilled man hours went into the design, fabrication, and finished product.

Like it or not, it was a ton of work. I bet not half of you folks on this forum even know how to cut sheet metal- but whatever...I am not here to argue or take sides - just commenting like everyone else.

Again, it was BUILT by TAM, not PJD.

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Cutting flat squares..uh..easy.! and rivets..uh easier.

try an english wheel and welds that get ground to smooth perfection...
PJD has the equipment and obviously the talent (look at his bikes)...this 5th gen..FAILURE!
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:35 PM   #342
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:37 PM   #343
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Now that I think about it, I am not surprised with his chrome/matte black design. I mean it was built by a guy who is always wearing Chrome Sunglasses!
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:47 PM   #344
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:54 PM   #345
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:55 PM   #346
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GOOD JOB PAUL!! I THINK IT LOOKS BASSASS!!!




They say for every negative it takes seven positives to cancel it out. I don't think I can post that many positive comments to even this thread out.
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:57 PM   #347
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:01 PM   #348
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i like paul Jr but he rly needs to stick to bikes o god
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:02 PM   #349
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:30 PM   #350
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Big Paul Jr fan.........BUT .......hell NO!
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