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Old 07-23-2008, 11:04 AM   #225
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The SS is getting a Nurburgring-tuned, top-of-the-line GM suspension. You can't get a better suspension without aftermarket parts. I don't see the problem with the SS being top tier as long as it is getting the best parts.
if they used lighter suspension parts and double adjustable shocks we can talk about the tune. because yes the nurburgring is the giant of all race tracks but they will keep the suspension road worthy so the avg buyer won't be like this is to hard of a ride. so that's what I mean by race suspension setup.
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We do not want to use the Z28 moniker on a car that does not deserve this hallowed name.
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Old 07-23-2008, 11:16 AM   #226
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Maybe a Z28 will come out later that has a higher output version of the LS3 or a LS8 and this Z28 will be 200+ pounds lighter than the SS.....................
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Old 07-23-2008, 11:17 AM   #227
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Maybe a Z28 will come out later that has a higher output version of the LS3 or a LS8 and this Z28 will be 200+ pounds lighter than the SS.....................
if it is coming out it will be later. the only official no we've gotten about the Z28 is at the start of regular production.
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Old 07-23-2008, 12:20 PM   #228
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Old 07-23-2008, 12:39 PM   #229
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Punk, I know where you guys are coming from when you say that if we talk about it, it keeps the nameplate and car alive. That's cool by me....

and if I didn't say it before, if the price is right, the Z28 is what I'd like to get....

But, I guess my main point/concern was the constant bickering. Since I'm sure we can all keep our heads on straight, let's continue the respectful conversation with one another.
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:13 PM   #230
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Here's a couple threads that may help reduce the Z28 bickering.

Attn' GM: Please keep the Z28 alive
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5416

Z28 - Please try and understand.....
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5414
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:22 PM   #231
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If they can't do anything, I wouldn't mind them just offering the LS3/manual package with this updated Bumblebee look. What would it cost GM to build this? A hood, front facia and a unique set of rims of some sort.









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Punk, I know where you guys are coming from when you say that if we talk about it, it keeps the nameplate and car alive. That's cool by my....

and if I didn't say it before, if the price is right, the Z28 is what I'd like to get....

But, I guess my main point/concern was the constant bickering. Since I'm sure we can all keep our heads on straight, let's continue the respectful conversation with one another.
Words to live by. gtahvit and I are pretty much on the same page, so if you Mods' want to reduce some clutter, feel free to merge my thread into his. I figure the more exposure GM could see here toward positive feedback and input for this model the better, but not at the expense of unnecessary clutter.
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Not bad, IMHO. The front facia is a little much, however, definately different from base and SS.

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If they could give us something similar, at least it's something. Maybe add a really stiff suspension and brake package to the LS3/manual package.
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Punk, I know where you guys are coming from when you say that if we talk about it, it keeps the nameplate and car alive. That's cool by my....

and if I didn't say it before, if the price is right, the Z28 is what I'd like to get....

But, I guess my main point/concern was the constant bickering. Since I'm sure we can all keep our heads on straight, let's continue the respectful conversation with one another.
I didn't feel like I was not respectful. Myabe coz english's not my mother language.

I RESPECTFULLY apologize if anyone saw agressivity or anything like that in my posts.

You can read disappointment, maybe a little bit of anger, but nothing disrespectful (none of you is at fault if I don't get what I expected).

In sign of peace, I've even changed my sig!

But that's ok, I'm slowly dealing with my strong disapointment thanx to



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Old 07-23-2008, 01:45 PM   #236
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STOP!!!!!

What exactly did Cheryl say???

She said, She did NOT say there will be no Z28 model for next years production run. UGH!!!

Guys, like Scott uses words, you have to put your own play on words too. He's not the only one, you know! Have faith. Have faith. Have faith.

There might not be a Z28 this year. BUT....it's not like they could EVER make one again! TRUST ME!!!!!

THE SKY IS NOT FALLING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

Now....everyone take a deep breath.
I think there trying to protect the Z/28 and not have people wait for it. With the slim margins for GM on these cars as it is and having a tenth of its buyers 'wait' isnt a good business plan or model.
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With the slim margins for GM on these cars as it is and having a tenth of its buyers 'wait' isnt a good business plan or model.
I agree but they'll sell out the first year.
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I didn't feel like I was not respectful. Myabe coz english's not my mother language.

I RESPECTFULLY apologize if anyone saw agressivity or anything like that in my posts.

You can read disappointment, maybe a little bit of anger, but nothing disrespectful (none of you is at fault if I don't get what I expected).

In sign of peace, I've even changed my sig!

But that's ok, I'm slowly dealing with my strong disapointment thanx to



Punk, please believe I wasn't trying to point you out specifically. I wasn't. Believe me, I've read a LOT over the past two days about the Z28. There's tons of people who are concerned and some who really (IMO) over reacted. I did NOT mean to point a finger at you AT ALL and if I came off that way, I apologize.

Almost ALL of us have a great deal of care and love for the Z28. Everyone knows it. When someone asked me what I drove, I would tell them a "Z28." Then, when I got my SS and people asked me what I drove, I would say, "SS"....but then immediately have to clarify, "Camaro SS." Hrm...wonder why we'd have to go and do THAT now.... We know and love the Z28.

I think GM is really trying to pay special attention to the "greener" side of the Camaro and it's marketing. I think introducing another hi-po street race machine right now is not the image that GM is trying to portray. I think they want to focus on the V6 and get it out the door ASAP. I think they want all of us to are planning on buying a top of the line version to get into an SS and be happy. The problem is, I believe GM WILL be coming out with the Z28 after all is finalized with the V6 and they are up and running on the assembly line.

You know...let's get the V6'ers done. Let's get the V8 SS's done. Now that those are on the lines, let's get back to the vert and Z28. That way, designers can team up and focus their attention on two projects instead of four. I dunno...that's just what makes sense to me. My idea??? The Z28 will be coming out when the vert does. It'll be a long way off. But, I think GM would be wise to say something about a Z28's pricing and release time so those planning on buying won't get into an SS and then be highly pissed off down the road that they could have had a Z28 when they already bought an SS.

We gotta keep the masses that will be spending $40k and up happy, right? Just something to think about.
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