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Old 08-27-2009, 11:03 AM   #52
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They are not standard. It is an add on option. I don't know why all yall think they would make it standard...
The sensors will be included on the 2SS, 2LT and 1LT w/ SRJ package. All others I assume will be an option.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:07 AM   #53
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Oh God. Thinking about the upcoming 'My backup sensor bumper is sooooo ugly" threads is giving me heartburn already.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:11 AM   #54
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I'm guessing we wont have any pictures of this for weeks...
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:12 AM   #55
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Well, I guess this means I can let my wife drive the car when I get it.

Funny story, she actually backed into our mailbox one day in her 01 camaro, (way to look behind you) then instead of asking me to fix it, she moved the car so that she could "re-adjust" the mailbox with the front bumper. I hope this backup sensor will detect mailboxes.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:12 AM   #56
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It's called safety, people! The first time that you are warned by the sensors that your 4 year old is behind your car, you won't care that you have a couple of dots on your bumper. It IS difficult to see directly behind you in this car. If one accident is prevented because of this then I applaud GM. Don't seatbelts make an interior look ugly?
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:16 AM   #57
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:22 AM   #58
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Can't please everyone!! I like the backup sensors in my Tahoe, and am glad they will be on the Camaro now too, guess thats at least one good thing about still waiting for my car to be built!!!
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:23 AM   #59
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I'm glad that GM is added them.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:26 AM   #60
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It's called safety, people! The first time that you are warned by the sensors that your 4 year old is behind your car, you won't care that you have a couple of dots on your bumper. It IS difficult to see directly behind you in this car. If one accident is prevented because of this then I applaud GM. Don't seatbelts make an interior look ugly?
It's called parenting! If you have no idea where your 4 year old is... dont back up until you do! Somehow no one ever ran over me or any of my siblings (I'm one of 6) and we have never owned a car with backup sensors.

I have no issues with the convenience of having backup sensors if you want them. I DO, however, have an issue with them being provided for people as a crutch to help them not know how to drive. If you cannot park your car without a bunch of idiot-proof gizmos, you shouldnt be allowed to own it.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:29 AM   #61
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Back-up Sensors

You know I'm all for Safety!
But, Why couldn't they have put the system in from the git-go?
Okay, It's $295 as an option on a new car. Why not Standard option?
It would cost more than $295 for the retro-fit.
It's not like it's new technology. It's been out for years.
Besides, that's what's passenagers are for. Use them to watch your backend. I do.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:32 AM   #62
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Thank god for small miracles. I might actually be able to let my wife drive the car now.

In nearly 4 years of daily driving, I've not put more than minor scratches on my truck. In one of the half dozen times my wife has driven it, she managed to back into another truck's ball hitch and put a nice big dent/scratch in the f'ing bottom middle of the tail gate.

I bought her a new 2009 Malibu on 29 June 2009. First payment was due 13 Aug. 2009. She calles me 28 July and tells me she managed to back into a Lowes truck that parked behind her in the apt. complex. Hadn't even made the first payment yet. Why she couldn't just tell them to move their f'ing truck that should be blocking people in to begin with I'll never know...
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:34 AM   #63
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My guess is that they will release this as an accessory kit for already built cars like they did with the Pontiac G8:

--www.gmaccessorieszone.com/Pontiac/2008/G8/Rear%20Object%20Sensor%20Package/?tx_gmshopb2b_pi1[type]=gm

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Old 08-27-2009, 11:35 AM   #64
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Back up sensors will be included on the 2SS, 2LT and 1LT w/SRJ package.
What is the "SRJ Package"? I have a 1LT on order but I don't know what that is....
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:36 AM   #65
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It's called parenting! If you have no idea where your 4 year old is... dont back up until you do! Somehow no one ever ran over me or any of my siblings (I'm one of 6) and we have never owned a car with backup sensors.

I have no issues with the convenience of having backup sensors if you want them. I DO, however, have an issue with them being provided for people as a crutch to help them not know how to drive. If you cannot park your car without a bunch of idiot-proof gizmos, you shouldnt be allowed to own it.
You are absolutely right. There is no such thing as an accident.
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:45 AM   #66
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Where did I ever say the v6 was considered inferior?? I didn't, I respond to a post that said they need to lower weight not add it and my reply was simply that the majority of people buying this car will buy a V6, meaning they aren't looking for more ways to get faster. There's nothing wrong with the V6 at all and I never knocked it I simply pointed out that have a car weight less means nothing to the general public.
Relax, I did not state that you said anyhting. It was all the V8 versus V6 threads. Not you personally!!!!
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Old 08-27-2009, 11:58 AM   #67
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What is the "SRJ Package"? I have a 1LT on order but I don't know what that is....
SRJ = order code for C&C package
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NOOOOOOOOOOO! No stupid looking backup sensors! After 6 months of waiting I just got an 8/31 TPW last week. I swear Im jinxed!!!
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