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Old 01-09-2010, 10:00 AM   #15
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YYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA for you congrates on your new ride. Post the pic's when you can eh :-)
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Old 01-09-2010, 08:15 PM   #16
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Thanks guys. I have the Camaro induced perma-grin (even though it's being parked for the winter.) I started it up at the dealership today and it sounds sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet. I snapped a few pics but they're not great (bad lighting etc) so when it comes home I'll take some better ones. Definitely decided i'm going to get the GFX painted...the dealership wanted $1300 for the privilege, pretty sure i can get a better deal than that somewhere in Edmonton!
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Old 01-10-2010, 11:09 AM   #17
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...the dealership wanted $1300 for the privilege, pretty sure i can get a better deal than that somewhere in Edmonton!
Yep. Dealers definitely inflate the price for extras like that. Looking forward to those pictures!
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Old 01-10-2010, 01:36 PM   #18
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i painted mine.....guaranteed, i would never bolt em up as supplied.
looks awsome, congrats you finally got it.
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Old 01-10-2010, 01:44 PM   #19
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Congratulations!!!

And yes...you can do better than $1,300 FOR SURE.

Where's Edmonton?
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Old 01-10-2010, 01:48 PM   #20
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Congrats on the Camaro, I can definately relate to the wait.
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Old 01-10-2010, 01:54 PM   #21
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bodyshops are real busy here. with the bad weather. to me, i would pay the dealer, since they would be installing them, billing gm warranty. if they scratch it, or wreck it, they fix it. if you have a *X bodyshop in town paint, then take to dealer and shit happens, your beat as they will blame each other leaving you holding the bag.
mind you, i had called ina favor to have a high end shop paint mine, and i installed them, as i didnt want the dealer to skip steps. gm pays 4 warranty hours, and it takes at least 6. it is far from a gravy job for techs, and there are so many ways to cheat. remember when you have them sprayed, you lose GFX warranty.

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Old 01-10-2010, 01:57 PM   #22
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Hot SS: How did you bolt up your GFX
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:19 AM   #23
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Thanks for the advice Hot SS. It is certainly something i will bear in mind.

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Old 01-11-2010, 11:01 AM   #24
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congrats camchick! we'll have to get an Edmonton cruise going again in the spring... this time you'll b there
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:06 AM   #25
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Funny how it makes you feel the first time you start her up. That feeling doesn't go away! Congrats, we all look forward to seeing it.
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:22 AM   #26
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CamChick any dealer can install your GFX free.... Lakewood charged $600 for painting mine and i bought in Calgary...call the bodyshop there
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Old 01-11-2010, 04:16 PM   #27
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CamChick any dealer can install your GFX free.... Lakewood charged $600 for painting mine and i bought in Calgary...call the bodyshop there
thats where i got my camaro from! good guys there.
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Old 01-11-2010, 05:29 PM   #28
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Cool

Nice ...Welcome to the gang...By the way, hate to rub it in but I called a dealer near Ottawa on June 19 and they told me that a black Camaro SSRS had just arrived minutes earlier . I bought it within seconds ......by phone and picked it up..... on June 22. YAHOOOOOOOOOOOO
Can't wait for april1st

My GFX was installed 2 months later in 3.5 hrs and was part of the option cost, just under 3330$ C TAX IN. As you can see I left it unpainted,as it accents the car's look and I think that the painted GFX will need touchups over time
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