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Old 03-31-2010, 06:08 PM   #51
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It is kinda interesting, it would be nostalgic, I liked it on my '70 vette w/ the pop out rear window but performance wise I would opt for a solid roof. Then again how many are going to road race.
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Old 03-31-2010, 06:23 PM   #52
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I hope they are correct and the Z28 is coming out soon however, since the same informants said the car would have T-Tops (not a chance), I would not consider them a reliable source. IMHO
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Once again the people who know about future GM products are busy working on them and not at a local car dealer, writing for a magazine or at a GM sponsored ride at EPCOT....
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So far, the word on T-tops is that they don't pass safety tests. Do you see any current cars on the road with T-tops?
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:10 PM   #56
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So far, the word on T-tops is that they don't pass safety tests. Do you see any current cars on the road with T-tops?
Does a hot chick in a t-shirt sitting in the passenger seat count?
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:18 PM   #57
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So far, the word on T-tops is that they don't pass safety tests. Do you see any current cars on the road with T-tops?
I don't see how a T-Top would be less safe than a convertible. Not that I'd want either on a Z-28.
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The T-tops are a dead giveaway that this is false information. They just aren't likely with the latest safety regs.

Maybe he was being hopeful or just repeating something he over heard.

By the way, GM shut down it's conference center there so these may be GM trained people but I don't think they are GM employees, just representatives of GM. Kind of like the spokes people at the auto shows.
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I don't see how a T-Top would be less safe than a convertible. Not that I'd want either on a Z-28.
You are exactly correct, but the regs don't count the T-tops as a convertible they consider them the same as a coupe. So by your own words it's as safe as a convertible but must meet the coupe standard.
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The T-tops are a dead giveaway that this is false information. They just aren't likely with the latest safety regs.

Maybe he was being hopeful or just repeating something he over heard.

By the way, GM shut down it's conference center there so these may be GM trained people but I don't think they are GM employees, just representatives of GM. Kind of like the spokes people at the auto shows.
The guy I talked to at Dayton told me the GS was coming.

I'm inclined to believe him solely because I want one so badly.
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You are exactly correct, but the regs don't count the T-tops as a convertible they consider them the same as a coupe. So by your own words it's as safe as a convertible but must meet the coupe standard.
In that sense, how come the targa top on the corvettes and the glass roof on the mustang meet the coupe standards? Safety regulations suck
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Not sure if this is old news...or if its even reliable. But I have a friend that just came back from Florida. He said he went to the GM test track at EPCOT center and said that he talked to the GM Rep about the Camaros that were on display. The Rep told him that a Z28 would be coming out soon and it was going to be available with a T-Top.

Not sure what to think....but this is what he told me.

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In that sense, how come the targa top on the corvettes and the glass roof on the mustang meet the coupe standards? Safety regulations suck
Yes, but unfortunately they save lives.

Between safety and CAFE, the cars of the future will be true engineering feats. Almost sad that people don't realize what it takes to engineer and manufacture a car to the U.S. and European standards. I still think no matter how good we are people take it for granted. After all we put a man on the moon for crying out loud. And I've got Al Gore's internets on my phone. And there is this littel blue pill that............................
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:25 PM   #65
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Yes, but unfortunately they save lives.

Between safety and CAFE, the cars of the future will be true engineering feats. Almost sad that people don't realize what it takes to engineer and manufacture a car to the U.S. and European standards. I still think no matter how good we are people take it for granted. After all we put a man on the moon for crying out loud. And I've got Al Gore's internets on my phone. And there is this littel blue pill that............................
Well said... I'm sure you recall the photo of the Caddy SUV on it's side after dropping almost 6 feet onto the roadway (on her side) at high speed. If it were the 70's she wouldn't have walked away.

Anyone know what those hood hooks do? Or those pins on the bottom of your door? Didn't even know they were there, did you

..... Tell me more about this little blue pill.
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I have been hearing a lot about possible T-tops also.
Oh man, that'll tick me off. I sooo wanted T-tops on my car!
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:41 PM   #69
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Oh man, that'll tick me off. I sooo wanted T-tops on my car!


i love t-tops as well. all my other cars had them
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Please.......be...........true......
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T-tops.... Look at the design of the car, look at the crash regulations, look at everything. Don't hold your breath.
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Yes, but unfortunately they save lives.

Between safety and CAFE, the cars of the future will be true engineering feats. Almost sad that people don't realize what it takes to engineer and manufacture a car to the U.S. and European standards. I still think no matter how good we are people take it for granted. After all we put a man on the moon for crying out loud. And I've got Al Gore's internets on my phone. And there is this littel blue pill that............................
lmao the little blue pill
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Not sure if this is old news...or if its even reliable. But I have a friend that just came back from Florida. He said he went to the GM test track at EPCOT center and said that he talked to the GM Rep about the Camaros that were on display. The Rep told him that a Z28 would be coming out soon and it was going to be available with a T-Top.

Not sure what to think....but this is what he told me.

Let the speculation begin.
GM is not going to tell the reps at Epcot diddley squat about their plans for the Z-28. Last year when I was at Disney I knew more about the Camaro then the girl there. Not that she was doing a bad job...Its just that people take for granted how much reliable information you get on this website.

If we were getting T-tops, this site would have been on fire about it allready.
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