Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
River City Camaro Customs
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery

Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery All Camaro related pictures, videos and other assorted media.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-25-2008, 10:58 PM   #201
Beyond Limits
Pushin a rock...
 
Beyond Limits's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS/RS
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: So Cal
Posts: 207
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silverghost View Post
Photo courtesy of Kevin Kolvenbach
Hot damn... cross drilled rotors.
Beyond Limits is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:04 PM   #202
camaro trans am squad
Camaro/Trans Am Racing
 
camaro trans am squad's Avatar
 
Drives: 02 Camaro SS 00 Trans Am WS6
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: New Orlean$
Posts: 22
dear GM: i'll take a Camaro SS silver with black rallye stripez,black leather,sunroof,22 inch rimz on low profile goodyear racing tirez,2+2 stainless steel borla exaust,10 speaker bose navigatiton system,billet grille,rear spoiler if itz available,functional ram air hood "sorry Chevy i cant wait 2 modify my Camaro SS"
__________________
SSuperior Motorsportz "The Attitude Of Winnerz,The SSpirit of Championz" G.M.Performance,Camrao/Trans Am Racing Division Team Monte Carlo SS Racing Squad Chevy/Pontiac Performance
camaro trans am squad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:11 PM   #203
Silverghost
 
Silverghost's Avatar
 
Drives: Z28
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 533
Quote:
Originally Posted by camaro trans am squad View Post
dear GM: i'll take a Camaro SS silver with black rallye stripez,black leather,sunroof,22 inch rimz on low profile goodyear racing tirez,2+2 stainless steel borla exaust,10 speaker bose navigatiton system,billet grille,rear spoiler if itz available,functional ram air hood "sorry Chevy i cant wait 2 modify my Camaro SS"
Dear trans am squad,
we will be happy to outfit your new Camaro as requested, the price for the requested equipment installed will only be $20,000 over asking price since we will need to equip it with a Bose radio, speakers, borla exaust, and have you rollin on 22's. We are only charging for labor...... honest.

Yours truely,
Local Stealership

__________________
Speed Kills - Drive a Ford and live forever!

www.rivercityperformance.com
Silverghost is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:14 PM   #204
fbodfather


 
fbodfather's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaros................
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (suburban Detroit)
Posts: 4,365
Quote:
Originally Posted by BowtieGuy View Post
Maybe Iran jacked with the car?

While you're gracing us with your presence, might I trouble you for a question?

I've been pondering over this for awhile now, and it seems to be the case with many of GM's performance oriented cars, but is 422hp a little, how do you say, "underrated"?

well -- we learned a long time ago (unlike some people we won't mention....) that there is this thing called a "Dyno" -- and if you advertise a horsepower, you'd better be SURE you can deliver.


If we advertise 422hp -- you can write it in Granny's Bible that all cars will have at least 422 hp with that particular engine.
fbodfather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:16 PM   #205
chevydude26

 
chevydude26's Avatar
 
Drives: Future 2011 camaro convertible
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,259
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robert91RS View Post
ChevyDude, it's good to have you on the other side of this conversation. You really are very skeptical, and that makes your arguments that much stronger.
yeh ...you can only be honest with your assessments....even if its your side or your team you have to have intellectual integrity and tell it how it is even if it hurts feelings. You gotta shoot for the stars so you can land on the moon...and it looks like thats exactly what gm did with the camaro in my honest opinion
__________________
I think i flip flopped on the ss bumper...it looks good man...it really does
chevydude26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:17 PM   #206
stovt001


 
stovt001's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Cobalt, 2004 Taurus wagon
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: California
Posts: 3,817
Quote:
Originally Posted by FirstCamaro View Post
I see a little more different than the halo's:
1) Grill

Legit. Its either love it or hate it. I like it, but I can certainly see how some people are disappointed.

2) Mirrors

Because the car you have right now has too much visibility?

3) Rear quarter panels

Assuming you're talking about the vents, also legit. I think most people wanted them cut out.


4) height

Man, I'm sooo moving up to the Pacific Northwest. The speed bumps around here don't automatically flatten any time a lowered car comes along like they apparently do up there. Awesome!

5) hood length (concept look longer)

You're just looking at different angles. I'm pretty sure they're just about identical.

6) overall car length (concept look longer ... like a Jaguar)

If you were looking for a luxo land yacht, well you were looking in the wrong place. Overall length hasn't changed much if at all from the concept though, so that's just a perception issue.

7) not as sharp -- Look at cartoon drawing. Bad guys are drawn with sharp edges and points (like the concept). Good guys are drawn with rounded features (like the production). The differences are subtle, but important IMO.

Yeah I'm totally lost. I just don't see the changes.
See remarks above in red. Besides the front end of the SS and the rear vents not being cut out, I don't see any changes that weren't obviously going to happen between concept and production.
__________________
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible" - Walt Disney

There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
shining at the end of every day
There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
Just a dream away
stovt001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:17 PM   #207
fbodfather


 
fbodfather's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaros................
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (suburban Detroit)
Posts: 4,365
Quote:
Originally Posted by wlvrine View Post
Hey Kevin,
Do you know how long the Camaro will be up there in the Spring Mountains??
I'm not too far from there.
It left that Friday morning -- it is receiving a 'refresh' and will be shipped overseas to another autoshow.....
fbodfather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:19 PM   #208
stovt001


 
stovt001's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Cobalt, 2004 Taurus wagon
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: California
Posts: 3,817
Quote:
Originally Posted by fbodfather View Post
well -- we learned a long time ago (unlike some people we won't mention....) that there is this thing called a "Dyno" -- and if you advertise a horsepower, you'd better be SURE you can deliver.


If we advertise 422hp -- you can write it in Granny's Bible that all cars will have at least 422 hp with that particular engine.
Wow that was an exceedingly straightforward answer. I'm actually a little disappointed there wasn't a fun cryptic message to agonize over. OK I'm over it.
__________________
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible" - Walt Disney

There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
shining at the end of every day
There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
Just a dream away
stovt001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:19 PM   #209
fbodfather


 
fbodfather's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaros................
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (suburban Detroit)
Posts: 4,365
Quote:
Originally Posted by FirstCamaro View Post
Actually, 40k is what I got from the dealer for an idea on a SS prior to our build list meeting. Was hoping for the lower, but the build lists do not start here till October.

OK -- repeat after me: NOT $40,000 !

The dealer is guessing. We have not announced pricing and we don't intend to until around the first of the year.

NOT $40,000 -- this car will be very affordable.
fbodfather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:25 PM   #210
EllwynX


 
EllwynX's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Southern NJ
Posts: 2,260
Quote:
Originally Posted by djm96z28 View Post
I like those base headlamps SOOOOO much better than the halos. RS package is not for me - yay less money to spend!
Really? I respect your opinion, but when I look at the non-halo headlights they just looks mundane and cheap to me. They actually look no more high class than those on my Aveo...
EllwynX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:27 PM   #211
EllwynX


 
EllwynX's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Southern NJ
Posts: 2,260
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2010_5thgen View Post
ok so if the RS/SS keeps the same bumper as we see here. then what does it get other than halo ligts?
Darker tinted taillights and darker colored wheels. That's it (at least that's all they've released as being part of the RS on the SS).
EllwynX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:27 PM   #212
fbodfather


 
fbodfather's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaros................
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (suburban Detroit)
Posts: 4,365
Quote:
Originally Posted by stovt001 View Post
Wow that was an exceedingly straightforward answer. I'm actually a little disappointed there wasn't a fun cryptic message to agonize over. OK I'm over it.

wellllllllllllll..........


.................actually there IS ....


If you read it "sideways" -- it says "Elvis is alive and well in East Jepip, Iowa"....






(....I slay myself sometimes........)
fbodfather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:28 PM   #213
PA FAST
Future Camaro Driver.
 
PA FAST's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Escape/2007 Ridgeline
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeastern, PA (Poconos)
Posts: 480
It's everything I expected it to be.
__________________
Automatics don't suck. I can flip you off and change gears at the same time.
PA FAST is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:30 PM   #214
fbodfather


 
fbodfather's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaros................
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (suburban Detroit)
Posts: 4,365
Quote:
Originally Posted by EllwynX View Post
Really? I respect your opinion, but when I look at the non-halo headlights they just looks mundane and cheap to me. They actually look no more high class than those on my Aveo...


Interesting that some people see things one way and some another......

The base headlamp is a reflector optic lamp -- which means very good light coverage at a reasonable price. (go check out a 98/02 Firebird versus a 98/02 Camaro -- try 'em both out at night while in a dark parking lot.....-- you'll see what I mean...)

The Halo headlamps are expen$$ive -- and it's crucial that we bring this car in at a very reasonable price.

Headlamps must perform -- but it's also a feature that some don't care about........just as long as they perform well at night!............so it makes sense to include them in the RS package.
fbodfather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:32 PM   #215
EllwynX


 
EllwynX's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Southern NJ
Posts: 2,260
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6 Camaros and counting View Post
Love the MAC Drag and drop no playing around with "right click back slash period sideways thing" to get a pic to drop to the desktop. MAC'S RULE
Right Click, Save As, Name the Image if you so choose and hit Enter. That's hard?

The person I live with has a Mac and I find most things have to be done the 'long way' on it compared to my PC. That's from his explanation and watching him doing it, not my playing with it. It would take me even longer. I hate it so won't touch it. LOL

Back on topic...
EllwynX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:34 PM   #216
GTAHVIT
Blessed
 
GTAHVIT's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Sonic RS MT
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Saint Augustine FL
Posts: 28,849
Scott,

Any word on the 5th gen lineup in Indy? Can you disclose that?

Since I'm on a roll, how bout a free trip to Indy. Call it a surpise internet secret sweepstakes and I'm the winner to be announced at a later date.

That should work right? I can get coffe from Starbuck's like no one else.
GTAHVIT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:36 PM   #217
ChrisL
 
Drives: 2000 Firehawk #295
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Orange Co, NY
Posts: 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by fbodfather View Post
and will be shipped overseas to another autoshow.....
grumble grumble
__________________
My fleet -
His - 2000 Firehawk #295
Hers - 2004 GTO
Boys - 2008 Yukon XL Denali
ChrisL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:36 PM   #218
EllwynX


 
EllwynX's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Southern NJ
Posts: 2,260
Quote:
Originally Posted by FirstCamaro View Post
Actually, 40k is what I got from the dealer for an idea on a SS prior to our build list meeting. Was hoping for the lower, but the build lists do not start here till October.
Pricing won't even be released until sometime in December. The dealers know no more than the rest of us in that regard.
EllwynX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:39 PM   #219
EllwynX


 
EllwynX's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Southern NJ
Posts: 2,260
Quote:
Originally Posted by FirstCamaro View Post
I see a little more different than the halo's:
1) Grill
2) Mirrors
3) Rear quarter panels
4) height
5) hood length (concept look longer)
6) overall car length (concept look longer ... like a Jaguar)
7) not as sharp -- Look at cartoon drawing. Bad guys are drawn with sharp edges and points (like the concept). Good guys are drawn with rounded features (like the production). The differences are subtle, but important IMO.
The changes are there, sure, but they are extremely subtle. There isn't a single change from concept to production that can be classified as 'drastic' by any stretch of the imagination.

Regarding the side mirrors, imo the production mirrors are much better looking. The Concepts were too slim and tiny even for the concept.
EllwynX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:41 PM   #220
Design1stCode2nd
 
Drives: four wheels
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: usa
Posts: 549
What was the reasoning behind making the V-6 and V-8 so similar? They both look great obviously but a few additional differences would have been nice. At least different wheels (I know they are a slightly different finish but the same design more or less) or the option for different wheels

Yes I know we can customize them and many will it just seems most manufacturers seperate the base and top model a bit more. Was it purely from a cost perspective to allow for the LS3, brembos etc? If so I can live with that. I'm sure you will have plenty of GM parts for me to buy.
Design1stCode2nd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:42 PM   #221
Mr. Wyndham
I used to be Dragoneye...
 
Mr. Wyndham's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 Camaro 1LE
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 25,788
Send a message via AIM to Mr. Wyndham
Quote:
Originally Posted by Beyond Limits View Post
Hot damn... cross drilled rotors.
Boy do I ever hate being the bearer of 'bad' news. What you saw was the Silver concept.

1) look at the interior panels
2) look at seats
3) look at rims
4) if that doesn't convince you...look at the vents.

But here's some silver lining - you thought the concept was production! Just like Scott said we would. Drastic changes, indeed!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Design1stCode2nd View Post
What was the reasoning behind making the V-6 and V-8 so similar? They both look great obviously but a few additional differences would have been nice. At least different wheels (I know they are a slightly different finish but the same design more or less) or the option for different wheels.
The wheels on the Red and Yellow V6 cars are RS-specific wheels. So you'd have to pay extra for those; I don't think that's too bad. The standard V6 rims will be unique, and definitely different from the SS.

And I assume you want the SS, right? Well....those who want the V6 models don't want - and shouldn't get - a dumbed down car. That would kill the appeal of it from the get-go. But then, imho, there's very little to improve upon without wholly changing the design of the car.
__________________
"Keep the faith." - - Read Before You Post.
SIGN UP for 2014 Camaro5 HPDE @ Gingerman Raceway!
Mr. Wyndham is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:44 PM   #222
Fandango
(In Z/28 Therapy)
 
Fandango's Avatar
 
Drives: 67, SS - RS Camaro
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Zephyrhills, FL
Posts: 461
Send a message via AIM to Fandango
Gorgeous! It's mine.
__________________
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.”
Fandango is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:49 PM   #223
chevydude26

 
chevydude26's Avatar
 
Drives: Future 2011 camaro convertible
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,259
the non rs headlights look pretty good honestly...
__________________
I think i flip flopped on the ss bumper...it looks good man...it really does
chevydude26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:49 PM   #224
Beyond Limits
Pushin a rock...
 
Beyond Limits's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS/RS
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: So Cal
Posts: 207
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dragoneye View Post
Boy do I ever hate being the bearer of 'bad' news. What you saw was the Silver concept.

1) look at the interior panels
2) look at seats
3) look at rims
4) if that doesn't work...look at the vents.

But here's some silver lining - you thought the concept was production! Just like Scott said we would. Drastic changes, indeed!
Yeah, I knew that too when I posted that, but I could not help myself. However on the plus side that means that the Camaro has been evaluated with Brembo cross drilled rotors which means the odds are good there will be a set available for them at some point in time (Brembo rotors I mean... I know there are always other manufacturers of rotors out there, but cross drilling is such a precarious activity for a set of rotors I would rather not buy a set from some guy in his garage with a drill press).
Beyond Limits is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 11:50 PM   #225
Yardgnome
Do the truffle shuffle
 
Yardgnome's Avatar
 
Drives: its black and its a POS :)
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: BFE Montana
Posts: 20
Since I am relatively new to this forum, though I have been reading the threads since March, just have to congratulate Scott(Fbod) and the whole Camaro team!! a job well done indeed....
Yardgnome is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OFFICIAL 2010 Camaro Specifications (full tech specs PDF inside) Tran Guides, Manuals, Bulletins, Documentation Archive 394 06-11-2010 07:16 PM
Why do you think the Z28 is the higher tier? The_Blur Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 181 10-14-2009 09:08 PM
Detroit News panel wants GM to build Camaro concept Tran 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12 03-15-2009 05:38 PM
Q&A with fbodfather (Scott Settlemire) regarding upcoming Camaro JustinZS 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 22 05-20-2008 08:48 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.