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Old 07-25-2008, 12:30 AM   #1
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Gas Cap Placement

Man I wish they would have left the gas cap on top....that would have been so sweet.....it was something that was not only eye-catching... but unique....what do you guys think? I wonder why they didnt leave it there? Does anyone know?

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Old 07-25-2008, 12:33 AM   #2
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Nope...gone...ont the back left quarter panel, like every other GM product.

Crash safty issues...but it was noce to dream about!
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:37 AM   #3
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It would have been sweet just like them leaving the mid section of the car alone instead of making wider and loosing that coke bottle look. Ugh they ruined my car!
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:58 AM   #4
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It would have been sweet just like them leaving the mid section of the car alone instead of making wider and loosing that coke bottle look. Ugh they ruined my car!

Seriously!!!! it seems like every post you make says the same exact thing... we heard you. We know you dont like it, dont buy the car then.
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:04 AM   #5
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Seriously!!!! it seems like every post you make says the same exact thing... we heard you. We know you dont like it, dont buy the car then.

But maybe they'll bend over backwards and make a special one just for someone, if one complains enough...






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Old 07-25-2008, 01:05 AM   #6
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Wait they changed the midsection of the car? I never noticed...

Anyway, yes, the Camaro's platform (modified Zeta) won't allow for the a top-of-the-fender gas cap placement and have it meet safety requirements. It did look great, but it just couldn't be done.
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Old 07-25-2008, 07:54 AM   #7
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Nope...gone...ont the back left quarter panel, like every other GM product.

Crash safty issues...but it was noce to dream about!
it's not on the left it's on the right.
probably also a cost cutting measure, those fancy chrome gas caps would be expensive to produce compared to the little plastic door...
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Old 07-25-2008, 10:35 AM   #8
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it's not on the left it's on the right.
probably also a cost cutting measure, those fancy chrome gas caps would be expensive to produce compared to the little plastic door...
Sheesh; do you have anything positive to say about this car? IMHO, the posts I've read lately are mostly dark on the car. If you don't like it so much, perhaps there is and older model you should consider.

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Old 07-25-2008, 11:02 AM   #9
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I think it said the chrome gas cap thingy would be available as an accessory through GMPP.
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Old 07-25-2008, 11:47 AM   #10
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I love the chrome gas cap and hope to get the accessory. I would have loved the cap being on top, but I certainly understand why it was moved.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:57 PM   #11
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I just hope that is wont be placed on the right side of the car that is annoying when tryin to pull into a gas station when my other cars have the cap located on the left side
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:30 PM   #12
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it's not on the left it's on the right.
probably also a cost cutting measure, those fancy chrome gas caps would be expensive to produce compared to the little plastic door...
that and its a safety hazard as this will be a widely sold car (and there will be morons who buy this car) having it on the top like that could lead to gas pooling on the back of the car instead of draining down. then while you pull out of the gas station, you light a smoke... flick the ash.. and boom. lol



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Sheesh; do you have anything positive to say about this car? IMHO, the posts I've read lately are mostly dark on the car. If you don't like it so much, perhaps there is and older model you should consider.

Just my .02.
maybe he's just pointing out things that stick out to him. there are plenty of things i dont like about the car (like the lack of a Z28 at this time...lol), and ive expressed my opinions about them. nobody said a word to me.... then again, i expressed my opinions mostly before the official specs were released, and before we got this massive flood of 15 post counters.
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I just hope that is wont be placed on the right side of the car that is annoying when tryin to pull into a gas station when my other cars have the cap located on the left side
dont most gas stations have a hose on either side of the pump?
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Old 08-08-2008, 11:25 AM   #14
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I love how people think things like the gas cap are going to change at this point.
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