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Old 02-13-2008, 08:14 PM   #151
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Hey talking about the safety part of it I saw an Audi TT and it had the top mounted gas cap on the passenger side. Almost looked the same but on the other side. So I dont think the safety deal is the reason.

P.S. Bigfoot OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I see it now!!!!!!!!!!!1
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:20 PM   #152
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Yeah there are Lambos with it on the top too.

But if I have my choice between Lambo prices w/ a top gas cap or Mustang prices w/o...I'll take the stang pricing.
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:26 PM   #153
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Yeah there are Lambos with it on the top too.
and corvettes too
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:27 PM   #154
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I think that it may be on there and then again I think it could just be a reflection of light... I too noticed that this car was wider around the hips. Any one else? She just has a wierd shape...
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Old 02-13-2008, 08:29 PM   #155
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None the less I will keep my hope ALIVE!!!
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Old 02-13-2008, 09:38 PM   #156
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The hips look awesome!
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:02 PM   #157
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:31 PM   #158
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:40 PM   #159
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it is not in the same location as the concept -- sorry -- not there.

Crashworthiness is the issue. Yes -- the Lambo has it there -- but the Lambo and the Camaro are two different vehicles -- and react to impacts differently based on the design.

By the way -- I had several C4 Corvettes - you will recall that the fuel fill was in the middle of the rear deck.

I don't want to tell you how many times --no matter how long I left the nozzle in the tank opening after finishing -- only to have a drop - or more -- of gasoline land on the paint.......drove me nutz.

Forget the headlights -- again -- autozone -
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:43 PM   #160
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Thanks for clearing some of the issues up ^^
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:44 PM   #161
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it is not in the same location as the concept -- sorry -- not there.

Crashworthiness is the issue. Yes -- the Lambo has it there -- but the Lambo and the Camaro are two different vehicles -- and react to impacts differently based on the design.

By the way -- I had several C4 Corvettes - you will recall that the fuel fill was in the middle of the rear deck.

I don't want to tell you how many times --no matter how long I left the nozzle in the tank opening after finishing -- only to have a drop - or more -- of gasoline land on the paint.......drove me nutz.

Forget the headlights -- again -- autozone -
Thanks for claering that up. I was sick of reading the same stuff over and over again. Unfortunately, there will probably be another 150 remarks about fuel door location and headlight appearance.
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:45 PM   #162
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and corvettes too
the C4 didn't have to meet the same crash safety standards that the 5th gen Camaro will have to meet... the C5 and C6 both have similar body lines to the C4, but both of them have side filler doors for the same reason that the Camaro will get one... and the Lambo and Audi have almost completely unusable trunks, not to mention price tags well north of what the average Camaro buyer wants to pay.

bottom line: be passionate about the car, but dont be disappointed if the filler door is on the passenger side fender, because that is where its going to be on the production car.


I find it amazing that my post was actually typed before Scott's, but it said almost the same thing... had I posted it when I actually typed it, and not answered the phone before hitting "add reply", it would have been before his... lol
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:54 PM   #163
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acscamarochick, are you sure you don't see this?
That is EXACTLY what I'm seeing! EEEEK!!!!!

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What do ya'll think? Is that gas cap pushed too far back on the black PREPRO to conflict w/ the trunk?
Yes, actually I do think that it is. But it still makes me feel better to think that it may still be there... LOL! Oh well, we can dream!

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I think that might be an optical illusion from the black paint and terrible photos...maybe?
Probably just an unlucky buildup of snow and ice on the fender... Damn snow!!!!

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Forget the headlights -- again -- autozone -
Should we make this the official website motto, or has everyone picked up on this by now?! It only took repeating 1839028274 times!!!

Thanks fbodfather!
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:09 PM   #164
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Man I hope they dont keep those headlights!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:11 PM   #165
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Thanks a ton, Scott!! Always good to ave you around here - nice of you to clear these things up for the upteenth time.

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Should we make this the official website motto, or has everyone picked up on this by now?! It only took repeating 1839028274 times!!!

no need...I'm making it my sig. So there.
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:33 PM   #166
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it is not in the same location as the concept -- sorry -- not there. Forget the headlights -- again -- autozone -
All right, so no top mounted filler lid. GET USED TO IT TAG! THAT GOES DOUBLE FOR YOU EISENHOWER!!!! Well, at least their swapping out those headlights- heh', figures... right when I was just getting used to 'em.
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:35 PM   #167
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Thanks a ton, Scott!! Always good to ave you around here - nice of you to clear these things up for the upteenth time.




no need...I'm making it my sig. So there.
I'll help out too. It seems like we can't say it enough
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:48 PM   #168
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Well, at least all that is cleared up.









But I still see it on top of the black pre production Camaro in the snow.
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:28 AM   #169
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:30 AM   #170
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Wow, this thread blew-up fast…
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:40 AM   #171
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Good gawd... i come back after posting those pics right now.... and wow all this happens... even Scott chimed in and cleared things up for us...... I guess should do things like this more often.

Lol.... and oh, sorry TAG for your loss, we all are remorseful with you for the loss of your fuel filler door position on the car. May its position RIP.
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:41 AM   #172
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I agree. Who needs to trim the thread soon? hmmm?
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:55 AM   #173
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I still don't see the gas door on the side in this pics, but I guess they're there. Well, cheers to good fitting then.
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:58 AM   #174
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Lol.... and oh, sorry TAG for your loss, we all are remorseful with you for the loss of your fuel filler door position on the car. May its position RIP.
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Notice the "Mustang" is the pic on the bondo!
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Just promise me you'll be careful and have a spare fender on hand in case the worst should happen.
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