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Old 12-18-2009, 05:14 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by djm96z28 View Post
I would like the grille better if it didn't have the pieces covering the turn signals. If it just stopped at the inner edges of the turn signals leaving the lenses uncovered, it would look better. MUCH better than the stock grille.

And if the openings on the bottom grillework better matched the upper ones, that should be the new stock grille.
They do that to give it a closer look to the origional 69 RS grill where there were 3 slots in the headlight doors.. That is why it's called the HERITAGE GRILL
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:24 PM   #36
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It is good to see this project is now public. Especially since I am a fan of the Heritage Grille.
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:33 PM   #37
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GM will be offering that grill soon.
This, I will consider!
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:36 PM   #38
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Surprised they did not make it a convertible! Especially since they are going to show the pre-production convertible at the Detroit show. It would seem that if they are interested in generating some Camaro convertible interest by bringing it to a car show they would also want to use the Indy 500 to show it off in convertible form. Oft times the Indy 500 pace car is used to showcase a particular new model of note. last year, the Camaro, because that was Chevy's newest car. This year it should have been a convertible as that's the newest version of the newest car! Maybe next year?
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:50 PM   #39
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Yep, I would buy that grill in a heartbeat. And remove the excessive striping on the second heartbeat. Logo on the headrest is nice looking imo.
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:53 PM   #40
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I wish they didn't characterize the car with stripes traditionally suited for Mustangs.
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:55 PM   #41

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The stripes and all graphics, including 2010 Indy 500 logo on the door, are painted on all three of the actual track pace cars. The rumour is there will be 25 Festival cars as there were this year, and the graphics may differ on those (stock factory stripes?). The GM people in attendance would not confirm if there would be any replicas or how many though.

Interesting note though. Initially they only had a '69 pace car there as well, but at the last minute brought the '82 and '93 from the basement. I mentioned because of that they had us fooled as we expected that the car would be white with orange stripes. His comment to that was "Stay tuned,,,".
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:56 PM   #42
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i love that front end
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:04 PM   #43
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Looks nice!..... needs the black pinstripe.

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Old 12-18-2009, 06:14 PM   #44
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I'm not a big fan of stripes or white stripes in particular...but....the stripes on the inside are pretty hot
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:28 PM   #45
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And another reason to watch the indy 500

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Old 12-18-2009, 06:30 PM   #46
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From the pics the car appears lowered too. Grille is nice. Stripes not so much. They should have used a preproduction white convert with IOM stripes.

I'm not sure who is designing the pace cars for GM because starting with the 1998 Purple Vette with yellow wheels they have seemed to have lost their classic style. Pace cars since just look odd and have little inspiration to the production cars.
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:35 PM   #47
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:39 PM   #48
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The grill is cool. I don't mind the stripes.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:12 PM   #49
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Hands down! This is the best looking 2010 out there!

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That grill was on a car at SEMA as well:

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Old 12-18-2009, 07:19 PM   #50
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I think it should be Summit White with orange stripes the way they were in the '69 Pace Car.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:20 PM   #51

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I never wanted the extended stripes, until I saw them leave an opening for the mailslot.

Now I want

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