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Old 05-30-2012, 05:24 PM   #171
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Is it possible the 5th gen gets the Zl1 and
the 6th gen gets the Z28?
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Old 05-30-2012, 05:28 PM   #172
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Is it possible the 5th gen gets the Zl1 and
the 6th gen gets the Z28?
The 5th gen. Z/28 will be here soon........
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:47 PM   #173
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The 5th gen. Z/28 will be here soon........
...I'm going to hold that one to you Gramps..........ZL1 says "I'm a bad man"....like as in Ali said< or was it Cacius Clay at that time?>...but, we know what we really want, don't we?
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:20 AM   #174
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...I'm going to hold that one to you Gramps..........ZL1 says "I'm a bad man"....like as in Ali said< or was it Cacius Clay at that time?>...but, we know what we really want, don't we?
Imagine.... "IF" they actually announced a Gen 5 Z/28 with an LS7 at the $45-$48 price point. Talk about filling the gap (as has been discussed toooo much already). I've been thinking... GM is keeping/controlling the supply of the ZL1's using the "just in time" principles. I really believe that, although demand is not quite being met for the ZL1, real demand numbers are elusive and they may be closer than we think to real availability. The Z/28 would triple/quadruple volume of the ZL1 (based on price/upfit potential). And surely erode the Mustang demand even more. Could all be part of a "big plan". I'm not so sure I wouldn't want one in lieu of my ZL1. I love the ZL1, but I could love a Z/28 too! Just not sure I could handle the threesome, if you know what I mean.

I was one to believe they would wait for Gen 6 to pull the trigger, but I'm not so sure they can wait that long. And, the 2016 CAFE rules are looming -
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:25 AM   #175
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Imagine.... "IF" they actually announced a Gen 5 Z/28 with an LS7 at the $45-$48 price point. Talk about filling the gap (as has been discussed toooo much already). I've been thinking... GM is keeping/controlling the supply of the ZL1's using the "just in time" principles. I really believe that, although demand is not quite being met for the ZL1, real demand numbers are elusive and they may be closer than we think to real availability. The Z/28 would triple/quadruple volume of the ZL1 (based on price/upfit potential). And surely erode the Mustang demand even more. Could all be part of a "big plan". I'm not so sure I wouldn't want one in lieu of my ZL1. I love the ZL1, but I could love a Z/28 too! Just not sure I could handle the threesome, if you know what I mean.

I was one to believe they would wait for Gen 6 to pull the trigger, but I'm not so sure they can wait that long. And, the 2016 CAFE rules are looming -
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Old 06-01-2012, 05:29 PM   #176
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Some days I believe 1LE - Fall 2012, C7 Corvette - Spring 2013, Z/28 - Late 2013. But then there are days that I believe the Gen6 will start out with a few models like the Gen5. It's going to be hard for the Gen6 to live up to the Gen5, but offering a Z/28 right off the bat would be a marketing plus especially with a Z/28 specific engine.

Anyway you look at it, the game is to constantly want the next model up on the Camaro. I played that game in '76-'78; base, LT, Z/28. This time I'm going from 2LT to Z/28. It's comforting to know GM will not let me down whatever the next Z/28 is !!!!!

If we would do see a Gen5 Z/28, it'll have the C7 Corvette engine.
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:15 PM   #177
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The day they stick an LS7 in a Camaro is the day I get rid of my GT for one. Putting an LS7 into a 5th Gen would push the price up to the ZL1 level.
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:39 PM   #178
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Nope...not built from a 1SS/1LE...

Same price as a BOSS LS...

What color would you like?
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:52 PM   #179
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The day they stick an LS7 in a Camaro is the day I get rid of my GT for one. Putting an LS7 into a 5th Gen would push the price up to the ZL1 level.
GM are you listening?
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Old 06-02-2012, 01:21 PM   #180
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GM are you listening?
If they are, please make the following no charge options

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-removed sound deadening material from trunk, reduced amount in passenger compartment


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Old 06-02-2012, 02:07 PM   #181
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Gosh, all those Stang folks gushin' poetic about BIG sound and NAV...you sure you want "deletes"?
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:58 PM   #182
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OK I love the Idea of the Z/28...
but I already have a 2LT and will likely not be able to buy the Z/28 if they ever built it...
I thought about just slapping on some Z/28 badges just for the look, but someone on a thread said I would be a poser...
So I decided to have Emblempros make this for me:



They were supposed to be for the grill and trunk lid but they came in too big.
Trying to get smaller ones, but if not I will likely mount under the CAMARO on the fender??
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:49 AM   #183
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In Model Year 1969, Chevy made 20,302 Z/28s.

Today there's about 50,000 of those still on the road!!
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Gosh, all those Stang folks gushin' poetic about BIG sound and NAV...you sure you want "deletes"?
Sound system in the Mustang is horrible and I wouldn't take any car like that far enough to get a nav. After owning my GT for over a year, I really know now what I would want in my car. Ford already provodes most of that in the Boss package, but to me, at the time it didn't make sense. Now, I want a bare bones car, with a track tuned suspension, sith no interior amenities. Kinda like an American GT3RS.
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Old 06-03-2012, 02:35 PM   #185
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In Model Year 1969, Chevy made 20,302 Z/28s.

Today there's about 50,000 of those still on the road!!
Yep! And I have number 704511.
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In Model Year 1969, Chevy made 20,302 Z/28s.

Today there's about 50,000 of those still on the road!!
...ok, I'll play...., where we goin' here....., other than the obvious....
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:05 AM   #187
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Putting emblems, or stripes, on something NOT so equipped pays homage to the "real deal" (if not passed off as "real").

Creating one, that doesn't otherwise exist, with emblems and/or stripes? "Blatant rip-off" comes to mind.
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