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Old 09-26-2012, 09:43 AM   #1
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Cool Interview with Al Oppenheiser - explaining ZL1 underside


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This seems like a pretty new video. This isn't a Sponsor (I have to check into that) but I think it's one of the coolest interviews with Mr. O'.

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Old 09-26-2012, 01:17 PM   #2
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Interesting to see it from that angle.

Those meats in the rear look tasty!

Also, poo on Ford for going 'outside' for their engineering.
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #3
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Thanks for posting. Some info I haven't heard before.
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:54 PM   #4
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Very cool! Thanks for posting!
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:38 PM   #5
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Al Oppenheiser is the best thing to happen to Camaro in the past 10 years.

That - and a bunch of his team members!

It's great to have someone like Al who lives, eats, and breaths Camaro at the top of the Team.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:04 PM   #7
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Al Oppenheiser is the best thing to happen to Camaro in the past 10 years.

That - and a bunch of his team members!

It's great to have someone like Al who lives, eats, and breaths Camaro at the top of the Team.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:29 PM   #8
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Cool Video, Thanks ...
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:07 AM   #9
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Pretty good info.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:24 AM   #10
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Thanks for sharing, very cool
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:36 AM   #11
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:57 AM   #12
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Great vid, that was a joy to watch, very low key, very informative.

I feel like I met Mr O and he gave me the overview of the underside personally.
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:47 AM   #13
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Thats cool. Allie O FTW! I liked the quick description how the underbelly was designed up front to channel cooler air to the tranny and the front wheel/BRAKES area.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:34 PM   #14
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Great vid, that was a joy to watch, very low key, very informative.

I feel like I met Mr O and he gave me the overview of the underside personally.
Do you feel like you met a celebrity when you see an interview with them talking about a current project on a show like Conan?

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