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Old 06-16-2008, 11:33 PM   #1
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Wink some info i heard today

Hi my name is AJ this is my first post but I have been following this site everyday for the last 12 months. so i just wanted to introduce myself first and foremost. Just wanted to let you guys Know i heard some news today while i was at work. i have alot of higher up gm employees as my clients. i FINALLY squeezed some info today.
i didnt get much out of him, BUT he did tell me that the top model WILL be the Z28 and that it WILL have "the engine from the new CTS-V" he had told me previously about the battery in the trunk and whatnot so im pretty sure he knows his stuff.
I asked about the base V8 and just smiled and told me NOTHING lol. he said however that we will NOT be dissapointed.
On another note (and take this with a grain of salt) a co-worker and fellow camaro follower came to work so excited that he saw "an orange 5th gen with black stripes" in the Flint mi area. however i have not seen that. But have seen a white "mule" in the area. sorry about the wall of text. and if this means nothing to you then disregard this post. Cant WAIT for my 5th gen!
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:43 PM   #2
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Welcome sir.

Glad to have you aboard. About your info though. You will have a lot of people seeing the "will" and jump all over it so be prepared for some flames/immature conversation in this thread. I'm happy that I won't be disappointed even if I'm forced to buy the base V8 (hopefully not though).
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:43 PM   #3
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welcome but i have to say however i hope it's true i really do
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:44 PM   #4
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As many others have said.



On another note, welcome to the board.
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:49 PM   #5
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The first things about the Z28 go right along of what we've heard from other people. Thanks for sharing and again, welcome to camaro5.
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:50 PM   #6
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Not a fan of a little birdie told me. . . as I'm in the military the little birdie has a tendency to be wrong a lot. but welcome
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:51 PM   #7
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There is mounting evidence that the top Camaro will be the Z28. I am now hoping that that is GM planting false information. I don't think its likely.
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Old 06-17-2008, 01:26 AM   #8
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i dont know... when i think Top Dog Camaro, i think SS... not Z28...


i guess its personal opinion, but id rather the Z28 be the base model

(i am buying the base model)
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Old 06-17-2008, 01:48 AM   #9
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I wish I could find that little birdie and squeeze every little bit of information from his little bird head, lol. Everyone has a good guess or inside information, and you know at least one of us will be right! And that leaves a lot of misinformed people, probably me included. I have said my prayers every night asking the Camaro gods for a S/C motor, or at least and aftermarket kit covered under their warranty, now I just have to wait and see. And I do like the Z28 being the top dog, as it once was, as now it should be.
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Old 06-17-2008, 01:51 AM   #10
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^^ditto congoman..still hoping for the SS as topdog and the Z28 as base but we'll see i guess, just a nitpicky thing which shouldnt be a deal breaker for anyone anyway..
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Old 06-17-2008, 02:21 AM   #11
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sir welcome to the board. Glad to have you aboard. Sir did your client mention any numbers and any thing about the v6?
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Old 06-17-2008, 03:16 AM   #12
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Welcome to the site!

All your info follows right along inline w/ what I've been told. Hope to see that orange in some spyshots soon.
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Old 06-17-2008, 06:50 AM   #13
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Hope you are right on your info.
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:23 AM   #14
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Welcome to the board.Hope you are right. I don't really care which is the top model, but I've always like the looks of the first gen Z28 better.
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Old 06-17-2008, 08:54 AM   #15
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welcome to the site finally....
I hope your little bird knows his stuff. No chance you'll do a little name dropping, huh? oh well...we'll all know soon enough!
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:02 AM   #16
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So the Z28 is going to get the LSA?
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:15 AM   #17
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Welcome AJ

Thanks for sharing your information. As Tag noted, the information seems to confirm what's been speculated about the Camaro/V8 models.

Enjoy the site and thanks for joining.
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:32 AM   #18
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Welcome! Hope your source is correct - An LSA-powered Z/28 is music to my ears!
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:00 AM   #19
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:08 AM   #20
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WELCOME! That news sounds good to me. Hopefully we can get some confirmation either way, sometime soon, or...
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:17 AM   #21
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welcome

welcome thanks for the info by the way my name is A.J. too.
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:19 AM   #22
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Me thinks Z28 as top dog will go nicely with the other 1st gen cues (i.e. console guages, etc...).
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:24 AM   #23
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welcome to the boards...and I really hope thats true!!! Thats the way it used to be Z28 before SS and I think It should go back to that way. Like I said before if you tell someone that you have a SS that could mean anything, but if you say Z28 that means only one thing CAMARO just like ZO6 means vette
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welcome to the boards...and I really hope thats true!!! Thats the way it used to be Z28 before SS and I think It should go back to that way. Like I said before if you tell someone that you have a SS that could mean anything, but if you say Z28 that means only one thing CAMARO just like ZO6 means vette
+1 Z28 MEANS Camaro
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:34 AM   #25
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This GM insider didn't happen to also slip-up and say that they were also introducing a TransAm did he?????? Sorry, just kiddin.
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