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Old 05-06-2009, 10:30 PM   #15
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Nice Fbod... Glad you are still around. Thank you and everyone else at GM that has put so much hard work into the camaro.. You all did an excellent job!
+1 took the words out of my mouth. Thank You fbodfather
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:31 PM   #16
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Edit: realized everyone and their mom stated that, I had the page open too long
Not entirely. My mom hasn't posted yet. She was a bit slow on the draw.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:33 PM   #17
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Not much to say, the fbodfather has spoken.

All I can do is wait.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:35 PM   #18
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That's not GM's fault. As Scott has said over and over again, GM cannot control what dealers charge...

I'm sorry to hear that though. You never know, maybe they'll end up being killed along with the thousands of other dealers being shut down.
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Agreed with Fenwick. That isn't GM, that is a dealership issue, and if you have a written agreement then you might be able to sue. At the very least, take it up with the BBB or some other consumer rights group.
I'll bet if that dealer was told that any further orders of Camaros he made would be "lost" he'd knock that shit off.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:35 PM   #19
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cool writeup, thanks for taking the time. Really does mean a lot to people.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:35 PM   #20
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Well put Fbod...I never quite understood all the bashing you've recieved, not necessarily here, but on the other boards during the hiatus. I think its simply awesome the amount of time you put in listening to average Joe's over the years, and have put our thoughts/suggestions into the engineering process.

With that said...should I put in an order for a 2SS now, or should I wait for the possibility of the Z28? I need a supercharger, and I would prefer the factory installed unit
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:36 PM   #21
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Thank you for your time and dedication to this car and it's fans. My Camaro memories only go back about 25 years but this will be my fourth and I have no doubt in my mind the best one ever. You have our utmost gratitude and respect.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:38 PM   #22
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That about sums it up...We live in a sociality that expects to have gratification today; we have lost the value of patience. I want to thank you for taking the time to explain your reasoning and allowing us to watch the progress of this car. I think most people understand that you/GM didn’t have to provide everyone all this inside information. I think just get wrapped up in their emotions and therefore frustration sits in.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:38 PM   #23
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I am one of the lucky people to have my 1 SS now. Belive me the Camaro is all of what Scott has been telling us it is. It is really worth the wait. Quality, Style, and Power are a wow! This car will be a big seller.
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:40 PM   #24
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thanks scott.

one thing, if there is anything that could possibly be done, please have GM look at their dealers as most of them seem to be ignorant, greedy and downright liars. don't get me wrong, it's not only GM, i guess it's the same with every automaker, but wouldn't it be nice if GM was the exception to that rule?

I know that it may seem that way -- but in reality, most of our dealers are hard-working people who are trying to do the right thing -- and most of them are very benevolent to their communities.

(...and industry sales satisfaction and service satisfaction surveys will bear this out -- we're above industry average and many of the foreign manufacturers are the worst!)

The problem is that a few ruin and tarnish everyone else.

We constantly talk to our dealers --

You may also have heard that we're going to reduce the number of dealers across the country -- not sure how that's going to play out -- but you can be assured that 'sales and service satisfaction' will play a big part in who stays and who goes.............
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Thanks Scott. Your passion and enthusiasm for this car is much appreciated. Maybe one day I will get to tell you that in person.

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I want mine to be the best it can be, 10 years from now no one will remember the wait but everyone will remember if this car is not built well!
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but you can be assured that 'sales and service satisfaction' will play a big part in who stays and who goes.............
good to know, thanks
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:44 PM   #28
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I picked up my new Camaro SS 2SS yesterday and it definitely exceeded my expectations!!! It is true to the concept car. And I can weather the early recall issue because I think it is expected. Chevy did a great job with this car! I had it on the dyno today and it made 367hp and 373tq at the wheels. Better than my 2001 Vette did by far. Get ready for the aftermarket parts!
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