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Old 02-11-2014, 07:32 AM   #51
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well this thread has taken a turn for the worse haha

i wish there was a way to bolt that Z/28 wing on a 10-13 trunk lid but im being told that it wont fit....damn it.
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Old 02-11-2014, 07:50 AM   #52
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If one could afford this car, one could certainly have whatever tail lights one wanted. n'est-ce pas?
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Old 02-11-2014, 07:58 AM   #53
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I don't think the point is to win car shows with it. It's like watching the Videos of Carroll Shelby talk about his race car development back in the day. They finally put one of these things on them and I think it limited top speed a hair, but increased handling in the corners enough that it improved lap times.
Z-28, wickerbill, and fuzzy dice = 1 hell of a ride.
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Old 02-11-2014, 08:00 AM   #54
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If one could afford this car, one could certainly have whatever tail lights one wanted. n'est-ce pas?
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Old 02-11-2014, 08:02 AM   #55
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Z-28, wickerbill, and fuzzy dice = 1 hell of a ride.
HAHA gotta have the dice!
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Old 02-11-2014, 08:44 AM   #56
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At first, I liked the new tail lights, but IDK what I was thinking. The Corvette inspired taillights are where it's at. They look sinister, even a bit meaner than the Vette's. I do not like the new design because it does not look iconic. They look like they belong on an Integra or something. They should have done something like the Stingray and tried to make them mean looking, not urban or whatever.
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:31 AM   #57
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Round tail lights rule. Reminds me of when I was young
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:33 AM   #58
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What was this thread about? Cause if it's about tail lights then I should kill it with fire.
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:06 AM   #59
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FYI mr. Wise ass I pay cash for everything and my morgage is paid. Not everyone lives check to check. Enjoy paying that loan for 5 years. Lol
You've been at this for over a year...buy a Z/28 and change the rear to a 2013 and move on!
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:09 AM   #60
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I think a better explanation is trans am racing support was withdrawn and smog emissions hit hard after 1970.

I don't buy this slash story. I could make up some similar story that the 63-67 Sting Ray is super special because it's two words... and the later 68-75 and current Stingrays are crap It was just some market people's decision... then people make up special stories afterwards.

To me the original Z28 was a nice handling car with decent power for a small block, but it was no ZL1 or Yenko. When you think of 60's cars, when was the last time you heard "I really want a 302!!!" It's a gem of an engine but everybody loves the big blocks. I think there are several better GM small blocks put in corvettes... early LT1's, 327 fuelies.

I really think the current ZL1 should be the top dog... and the Z28 should be a lightweight handling package with some extra power (basically a 1LE with 25 extra HP) for maybe $5k or so extra. Not a $40k option.
I agree the "/" was convenient, however why not use it to their advantage to market the car? It makes total sense from a marketing standpoint to me as it has been taken back to its Trans Am roots (the reason the Z/28 was created).
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:50 AM   #61
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went to a local dealer this weekend to ask what their allocation was for the Z they won't know for a couple more weeks said I could put down a deposit. The new tail lights look so bad on all the Camaros what were the guys at Chevy thing I wonder if they will go back to the previous ones?
I am amazed they changed the tail lights on the 14s the tail lights on the older ones made the car.
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Old 02-15-2014, 12:18 AM   #62
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I know tail lights have nothing to do with this thread. I figure I'd jump on the bandwagon anyways. Personally, I like them! Enough to dish everything I have done to the car (carbon fiber trunk, spoiler, diffuser) and start over with a 2014 carbon fiber trunk, spoiler, diffuser and bumper, lights, etc.... not a cheap proposition BTW.

Personally if I was so hung up on the tail lights, I's just customize a 2014 bumper to use the 10-13 lights. Problem solved.
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Old 02-15-2014, 07:00 AM   #63
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Even with the wicker bill, stick on wheel well flares, hideous splitter, and not so bad tail lights. All functional with a purpose.
I still WANT ONE!!!!!
It's a track car NOT a show car.
Buy it and take it to track days, and kick your buddy's butts!
PS the Z/28 emblems would add weight, and add more drag. Am I wrong?
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Old 02-16-2014, 12:14 AM   #64
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Tail lights? I guess this is important since my pals at the track will be seeing a lot of them -- and the wickerbill on the spoiler, as well. To paraphrase Christopher Walken, "I gotta fever -- and the only prescription is... MORE WICKERBILL!!!"...

IMHO, nobody's gonna see the front all that much -- except in their rear-view mirrors as I'm coming up to lap them. Not that people don't have the right to dislike tail lamps and wickerbill -- but does anyone with a legitimate order for a Z/28 really care about this? Enquiring minds really do want to know...
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Old 02-16-2014, 02:29 AM   #65
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Here we go again...
lol @ that image, you can probably use it about 3 times a day here, with how much people go at it on tail lights. saved for future use.
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:13 AM   #66
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So the 67 to 69 tail light change made that car unsaleable as well?
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Old 02-16-2014, 09:41 AM   #67
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Guys really tail lights is why you you dont want the car? really, if GM told me today i can have the car by Friday with out Tail Light at all, i will take the car and fix some thing up, its a tail light it has no extra horse power over the older ones, so what does it mater, its so easy if you dont like it dont buy the car.
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Old 02-16-2014, 05:27 PM   #68
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The more See this car the madder I get. If it wasn't for those tail lights, this would already be ordered or in my garage. To bad they didn't make it a year earlier.
I thought the same thing, but after having them, they really grow on you. And I don't have to break these ones open to put the afterburners in. ........although someone may come up with something cool to put in them and I may bite!
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