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Old 12-11-2009, 12:06 PM   #1769
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Well I have to wait for that. communicating with THR via e-mails so I'm less tempted to pull the trigger today.
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:15 PM   #1770
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Well I have to wait for that. communicating with THR via e-mails so I'm less tempted to pull the trigger today.

I dont have one myself yet. I've been working on a few different ideas. my plans are even more secretive than Junkies. but between dealer cars and friends, I've driven quite a few camaros.
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:18 PM   #1771
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hehe. All the dealers around here are stingy or just bad news (Putnam, John L. Sullivan, etc.)

Chevy dealers just don't like the bay area.
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Old 12-11-2009, 04:26 PM   #1772
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Well congrats on freedom. =)

I finally get to drive a camaro today, albeit a v6 auto, but at least it's a camaro. An RS at that.
Full report when you are done please
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Old 12-11-2009, 04:29 PM   #1773
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sent you an email a few mins ago.....
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Old 12-11-2009, 04:34 PM   #1774
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I liked my short drive in the v6. just didn't have enough power for me. . . (drove it back in may when hendrick in durham had their launch party).
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Old 12-11-2009, 04:52 PM   #1775
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Off to go drive the v6 auto.... I'll report back soon.
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:01 PM   #1776
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Well congrats on freedom. =)

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sent you an email a few mins ago.....
Swwweeeeeeeeet. Happy for you...............no. excited..............no, thrilled..................no, just grinning.

Will it meet your timing?
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:19 PM   #1778
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I like Kid Rock mostly because he is a Detroit guy. I like some of his songs but I like his attitude more.


Some of his music I love, but the attitude he comes through with... yeahhh... that's where I'm at.
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:25 PM   #1779
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Some of his music I love, but the attitude he comes through with... yeahhh... that's where I'm at.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:09 PM   #1780
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Driving the V6 was a great experience. The only problem I can see is backing up, you're blind as a bat. The car was quiet, comfortable and powerful based on the route I took. It's pouring here and people in the bay are can't drive even when it's sunny, so I wasn't able to really open up.

Driving it with someone who's been reviewing cars for 30+ years (it was his test model), he gave me his review/opinion and let me know the pros/cons of what I wanted to do to my car. After knowning some of this information, it truly put my wants into perspective.

I need to do some rethinking and make sure what I want is truly what I want now.

Overall reaction: I love the car and will own one sometime soon. Only weak point is backing up visibility. The sensors help but it would take a day or two of getting used to.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:13 PM   #1781
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Driving the V6 was a great experience. The only problem I can see is backing up, you're blind as a bat. The car was quiet, comfortable and powerful based on the route I took. It's pouring here and people in the bay are can't drive even when it's sunny, so I wasn't able to really open up.

Driving it with someone who's been reviewing cars for 30+ years (it was his test model), he gave me his review/opinion and let me know the pros/cons of what I wanted to do to my car. After knowning some of this information, it truly put my wants into perspective.

I need to do some rethinking and make sure what I want is truly what I want now.

Overall reaction: I love the car and will own one sometime soon. Only weak point is backing up visibility. The sensors help but it would take a day or two of getting used to.
Mindz.......I agree with the backing up. On FIRST drive it feels like you are blind. But after just a bit, you can back it up with the best of them. Although I do admit to having a fear of parallel parking for a little while, but I have that anyway. Not cuz I can't do it, just this fear that I'm holding people up.

I guess the consolation is that the awesome Camaro styling is what resulted in the big C-pillar.

But glad you enjoyed the ride.

I'd be interested in what you are rethinking and why.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:30 PM   #1782
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:32 PM   #1783
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Apparently Mark Reuss (new man in charge of N America Operations for GM) alluded to the Z-28 today in a live webchat. I particularly liked his comments about future "lighter and more efficient" RWD cars.

Link: http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f...nts-z28-86996/
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:40 PM   #1784
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whoops created a completely new thread for that and didn't even know you posted it mikesz. but my sourse was motor trend's blog.
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:45 PM   #1785
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whoops created a completely new thread for that and didn't even know you posted it mikesz. but my sourse was motor trend's blog.
I think we posted at the same time!
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