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Old 05-05-2013, 05:41 PM   #103
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Ah yes...that post was pointless because we all know that anyone under 21 wouldn't dream of drinking alcohol and getting behind the wheel of a car...especially the OP's son who is very responsible.
You're so full of it. You know damn well that can happen at any age. And legally, the guys in that horrible crash were considered adults. Stupidity know no age.
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:00 PM   #104
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also, I dont know a single person that was a better driver at 16, than say, 21

not saying they cant be safe at that age, just saying they will most likely be better and safer drivers with a few years real world driving experience. I'm a driving instructor, i know this shit.

either way, its your kid, do what you want.
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:54 PM   #105
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You're so full of it. You know damn well that can happen at any age. And legally, the guys in that horrible crash were considered adults. Stupidity know no age.
Yes it CAN happen at any age...so what's your point? I didn't post the video...and if the OP's son decides to drink and drive it won't likely matter what kind of car he owns.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:40 PM   #106
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Hey all that advice about a young kid with a Camaro is true I'm 18 I bought my car by my self with a lil help of dad (he knew the owner of the dealership I got a discount )..anyways my buddy has a 2011 2SS his 17 and a pretty chill person but when his friends tell hem to show off he goes crazy he almost crash for spending then he almost ran over a student on a parking lot showing off. I drive a 2010 RS so I'm not really crazy for power or showing off but the msg here is you can't trust a young person with a fast car.
From the horse's mouth. Good (honest) post.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:56 PM   #107
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why would you even put that.. not even something to joke about.
I'm pretty sure "heRS" was not joking. This, my young friend, is serious shit and happens all too often.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:09 PM   #108
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Oh, well, shit... just get him a ZL1 then and be done with it.

I hope you don' expect us to buy this BS you're feeding us.
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I think our OP has had his share of fun with this....
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I think our OP has had his share of fun with this....
I am willing to bet that the OP is a 16 year old who is hoping to get a new Camaro for his birthday
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You guys are finally catching on.. LOL
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Old 05-06-2013, 12:30 AM   #112
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Lets look at this in real world terms.

First, you love your son? of course you do.
You want your son to have nice things? sure you do.
You want your son to be looked up to, to be "the man"? yup.
And of course you want your son to pull in the best hotties.

An SS will do those things for him, his friends will be in awe,the hotties will be begging to ride with your son and your son will be bragging about how awesome his dad is.

Our first cars are something we remember forever, do the right thing.

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Skip the camaro and just give him a loaded gun!
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Man, no way in hell I'd get a 16 year old kid a freakin' ZL1 or even an SS. LS or LT all the way. Let him earn his way to the bigger cars. He'll never learn to respect those kinds of cars at his age. At least I know that I wouldn't have...
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I have a friend who I grew up with and when he hit 16 his dad bought him a buick grand national and 3 or 4 months later he tried to beat a train and it cost the lives of 3 kids. He was an all A student and played Hockey in the compuware league and had bright future ahead of him until that moment
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Man, no way in hell I'd get a 16 year old kid a freakin' ZL1 or even an SS. LS or LT all the way. Let him earn his way to the bigger cars. He'll never learn to respect those kinds of cars at his age. At least I know that I wouldn't have...
Not sure the 'go with the LS or LT because they have less power' argument is valid. 323 HP is no slouch either. I had an LT before my SS and I could pretty much break the tires loose anytime I wanted to. And it's still a Camaro and the peers will still want to see what it will do. I'm thinking a nice Honda Civic would be a better (wiser) choice for a 16 year old kid.
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You guys are finally catching on.. LOL
There is probably a similar thread on the Mustang and Challenger forums.

Still an interesting discussion though.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:15 AM   #118
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i have made my kids buy their own cars, that is what I had to do. most kids have an accident in the first year or 2 of driving. i drove a pos mustang i bought for 300, when i graduated college, civil engineer, i bought a 77 transam, got 3 tickets in 2 months, good thing i did not have it in highschool, my pos mustang had a sixer

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Not sure the 'go with the LS or LT because they have less power' argument is valid. 323 HP is no slouch either. I had an LT before my SS and I could pretty much break the tires loose anytime I wanted to. And it's still a Camaro and the peers will still want to see what it will do. I'm thinking a nice Honda Civic would be a better (wiser) choice for a 16 year old kid.
Exactly. People on this site act like the v6 has the power of a 94 civic or something. The car still has 320+ HP for christ sakes.
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