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Old 08-24-2013, 08:42 AM   #126
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So I was at National Trails Raceway last night working on launching (horrible!) and actually had a coworker come up to me out of the blue and hit me with one after the other....
"those things are just too heavy, i'm not impressed with the performance"
"I would have got a mustang or a challenger before buying that tank"
and so on....but he races a 3rd gen....would have expected just a hair of brand loyalty or courtesy but I guess that's out of the question. Of course I had no witty response since I'm fresh off my 13.5 runs....
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:45 AM   #127
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I do respect everyone's right to get the car and specs they want, but I will admit I was disappointed how difficult it was to find a manual camaro. The first dealer didn't have a single manual on property. He told me must of the vetts they sell are automatic as well.

As for comments, I don't get many but could care less what someone thinks - good or bad. Screw em.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:57 AM   #128
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HOLY SHIT!!! I come back to my car after work today and there's a half page note about how i'm killing the environment...

Then it had P.S- Responsible people drive cars like hybrids and do the best we can to keep the planet clean... it ALMOST made me feel guilty until I got in and fired up the engine, a few revs and the note was forgotten.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:00 AM   #129
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frankly, i am concerned after i get a new camaro and drive it to work. i work at a credit union, of which most staff are not paid well. i am in management. however, i can hear the "must be nice" attitude and comments, and "look who has money". and i could drive up in a plain jane LS, the fact its new, will get the comments
Similar situation for me, I am in management. The one thing I made certain of when I bought it...I never tell people "look what i just bought" or "look at my new car". If no one mentions it, I don't say anything about it. I pretend it's just another car, nothing special. Beyond that, I don't care what they think.

It also helps that someone who works for me drives a more expensive 2013 Camaro.....

I told someone in upper management above me - to me, compared to a Camaro, there's not a better looking car on the road for any amount of money. Yeah there are a lot of other stylish, beautiful, sexy, badass cars out there, but not one does all of that better than the Camaro. Not even the $100k+ supercars. The Camaro has a presence and attiude just sitting still that no other car can compete with.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:43 AM   #130
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"why the hell would anybody want a car that color" LOL

"what is that, antifreeze green?" Me, "no it's babyshit green"......A..hole!

"damn, look at that......" WTF
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:04 AM   #131
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I've only had my car for about a month and a half....nothing but positive feedback from anyone who brings it up
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:07 AM   #132
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I got; Man that is a nice car, they just don't build them like they use to
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:29 AM   #133
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I always hear, You know that the mustang is faster. I got 69 reasons that it is not
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:19 AM   #134
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The one negative was from a female working in an eye clinic. "Nice Mustang."
I volunteer that it is a V6, I don't race from stop signs, it has great handling at 110+ with more speed available (I don't cruise at 90-120 like yesteryear.), I have both automatic and stick with out wasting time with the clutch like years ago, 323hp used to be a V8 and I love the color. No negative comments.
I have gotten the biggest kick out of parents/grandparent who when the kids show interest in the car I have let over 80 some kids have their picture taken in the car wherever I am if there is time. (I trust the kids being more careful in the car than some of the people that park next to me. Thank you Clear Bra on the doors!)
Around here I seem to see 20+ Mustangs before I see another Camaro. Unless at shows.
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:14 PM   #135
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Camaros are too heavy and slow.

BMW 650 coupe smoked a 5th gen camaro(doubt it)
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:28 PM   #136
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Camaros are too heavy and slow.

BMW 650 coupe smoked a 5th gen camaro(doubt it)
I hate stuff like this because its so subjective, he probably beat a v6 and claimed it was an SS just like it was probably by a nose but he probably claims it was 4 car lengths 😜 I never believe anyone anymore lol
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:29 PM   #137
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Nothing but positive comments thus far.
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:38 PM   #138
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I get "It's only a V6?" all the damn time!
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:52 PM   #139
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I've gotten "too bad they aren't as fast as they used to be." Also a lot of gas mileage comments. "My honda fit gets way better mileage." I enjoy the car and my 25mpg on the highway. And they aren't as fast as they used to be. They are faster, safer and cheaper to make faster
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Old 08-24-2013, 07:45 PM   #140
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Hey, when did they bring back the Mach 1?

Muscle cars are for A$$holes . You should'a got a WRX

Having a midlife crisis ?
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Old 08-24-2013, 07:51 PM   #141
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Nothing but positive comments thus far.
Me neither.....at HD today a 50 something spent 10 min walking my whole car and commenting on the mods and overall look. Really nice guy....."best looking car I've seen in months"', he said.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:09 PM   #142
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I've gotten nothing but positive comments.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:12 PM   #143
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"My honda fit gets way better mileage"
I got this once - I quickly informed them that my engine is more than twice the size of theirs, puts down more than twice the power, and they don't get twice the mpg - so I'm doing it better .

Plus, anyone that starts comparing mpg with a v8 camaro clearly doesn't get it
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:38 PM   #144
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I have a 13 1LT/RS and I've gotten the "oh you didn't buy an SS?" Question/statement..Making it sound as if the camaro is worthless not as an SS.

Same here. "Whoa this is sick!" 10 seconds later, "Oh it's a V6..."
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:55 PM   #145
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Nothing but positive! except for "I dont really like the rims" but i kind of expected that as i heard that a couple of times before i even got the car.
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Old 08-24-2013, 09:24 PM   #146
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the last negative comment i got was coming home from camaro fest some guy made the usual mustang comment..my answer and you drive what...he mumbled a minivan..just looked at him and said when you get your manhood back from your wifes purse you come talk to me about cars...you have a nice day
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:39 PM   #147
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I get "orange, why orange?" "Its what I like." It's ugly. Then they go get into their whatever car and putter away. I dont care who doesnt like it, I LOVE IT!
Really? Everyone I talk to loves the orange, especially with the black accents/stripes.
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Old 08-25-2013, 01:10 AM   #148
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The real question is why would you even have a conversation with people like this.

I have never ONCE gotten any bad comment about my Camaro, in fact I have had more guys that SAY they are mustang fans compliment my car then any other group of people.

I have had three corvettes pull up to me on the street and start up conversations about how much they like the car.

Never once have I gotten a bad comment. Again, life is to short, do not waste your time on what others think, tell them to HAVE A NICE DAY and walk or drive away from them.
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Old 08-25-2013, 02:26 AM   #149
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I haven't had my Camaro very long (July 30) but my mother-in-law asked me if I was going through a midlife crisis before I even bought it!!! I told her "No, Doris, I have wanted one since I was a little girl"!!

She's a great woman but always makes underhanded comments and compliments.
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Old 08-25-2013, 05:50 AM   #150
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I mainly get......... your tail lights are ugly.......... mostly from you guys. Everyone else thinks its beautiful.
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