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Old 09-21-2008, 11:11 PM   #103
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I love the fact that GM is offering so many options. I may only take a few of them (fule door, SS stripes,) but I like the fact that people can customize their cars. I hope they still plan to offer the blue LED interior kit as they mentioned before but not here.

I am really looking forward to this car!
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:12 AM   #104
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haha was wondering the same about the sub and eh i hope they have a less ricey ground effects it looks nice but i dont think I wasnt something like that
I messed with backseat in Indy; it completely folds down.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:30 AM   #105
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This is what the HUD looks like:


So is this HUD identical to the one going into the Camaro? I would think not, since they should be able to slap it in the car. I really wish GM would make this Corvette HUD an option until the other one is ready, since I really want that but I have to get a car this summer.

Other than that, I think all the accessories are great, though I will probably only get the small spoiler, but it is great that GM is appealing to more people.
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Old 09-22-2008, 01:34 AM   #106
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So is this HUD identical to the one going into the Camaro? I would think not, since they should be able to slap it in the car. I really wish GM would make this Corvette HUD an option until the other one is ready, since I really want that but I have to get a car this summer.

Other than that, I think all the accessories are great, though I will probably only get the small spoiler, but it is great that GM is appealing to more people.
Well none of us can ascertain that it's the same, exact HUD unit... but my guess is that it would be VERY similar... Check out how the one in the 'ignition video' looks to get an idea of how it COULD look.
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Old 09-22-2008, 02:05 AM   #107
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Anyone wanna shed some light on the crate motor topic..Can we get something other than the ls3 installed in the camaro from the factory or at the dealer?
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Old 09-22-2008, 08:25 AM   #108
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it looks I will be waiting until June 2010 for mine I want that HUD, plus it gives me time to see what the aftermaket will come up with... but still, me sad about the HUD....
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:04 AM   #109
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Not to burst your bubble, because I do agree it is freakin sweet to have any car that says "180" on the speedo......

But that's actually to accomodate the conversion to kilometers/hour. If you notice, there is no small print font for km/h below the large numbers. GM has gone the way of making most of their speedometers with electronic recalibration for English and Metric. When you go into the DIC and hit Metric, it now recalibrates your outside temp display, interior climate control (Camaro won't have climate control), fuel computer, and the speedometer and mileage readout, whether you get a digital speedo or analog.

It's actually pretty cool. If you're going 40 mph, and while you're driving go in to the DIC and switch to metric, the needle on the speedo jumps up to around 60 immediately!
Correct, my GTO has a 200mph speedo because of this feature.
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:24 AM   #110
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man those ground effects are disgusting, tone that mess down GM. i mean come on, thats so over the top, doesnt even look american, i can understand from a sales point of view, but why make such a beautiful car look like crap for the sake of a few sales?? in the least, bring the effects up, make them look more molded to the car, look at the zr1, i dont even like ground effects, but i think they did a decent job with the ground effects for the zr1. the back of that car with the diffuser and all looks like it from some futuristic concept movie for 2050, where sleek is no longer in style. maybe its because i am corvette owner and i notice the lines alot more, but im still a camaro owner at heart and that does not potray the camaro look.

camaros represent more, they are american muscle cars, dont screw that image up by sacrificing looks for sales
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Old 09-22-2008, 10:02 AM   #111
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the body kit suck IMO. I want the carbon kit and air intake!! And subs too
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Old 09-22-2008, 10:10 AM   #112
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man those ground effects are disgusting, tone that mess down GM. i mean come on, thats so over the top, doesnt even look american, i can understand from a sales point of view, but why make such a beautiful car look like crap for the sake of a few sales?? in the least, bring the effects up, make them look more molded to the car, look at the zr1, i dont even like ground effects, but i think they did a decent job with the ground effects for the zr1. the back of that car with the diffuser and all looks like it from some futuristic concept movie for 2050, where sleek is no longer in style. maybe its because i am corvette owner and i notice the lines alot more, but im still a camaro owner at heart and that does not potray the camaro look.

camaros represent more, they are american muscle cars, dont screw that image up by sacrificing looks for sales
Like I said before.........I totally agree with you. It makes me want to make puke when I see that body kit -- it looks like something the import crowd would love. This looks like one of those cars from that movie "Death Race"!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-22-2008, 10:24 AM   #113
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Here is what I don't get. They are going to offer a CAI and a Cat Back exhaust but they are already offering a dual mode (like the vette).

So if you opt for the CAI and this somehow better CAT back then the dual mode they slap em on and you retain your GM warrenty but you get nothing out of them lol. If you don't tune for better breathing and lean the car out hence making more power with that increased flow.....it is all a waste of money. But since they aren't offereing a GM certified reflash for these GM mods, it is pointless to buy them.

You will buy these then need a tune which will be traceable by GM and void your engine warrenty anyway.....(shrugs)
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Old 09-22-2008, 11:11 AM   #114
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Might be a few options I’d get, exhaust (I’d have to hear it first), short-throw shifter, headers depending on price and hp increase, ducktail spoiler, air box again price and hp dependent. Probably would just get 19’s or 20’ from Tire rack and use the existing 20’s for snow’s.

The ground effects and giant spoiler are just way to much for me.
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Old 09-22-2008, 11:20 AM   #115
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I don't mean to assume I know what crate motors will be offered. But GM has stated that the LS7 will go away after this year's Z06. So, you might be able to get one of the last ls7's. But the general concensus is the ls7 won't be available for the Camaro.

I should have been more clear in my first response
So if the LS7 is going away. I'd only guess but maybe the LSX block is next in line? I just know from looking at GMPP that the LS7 is a purchasable option right now. If not. there is always a 454 block or a 502.... although a 502 might require some modifications.

And as far as the speedo.... if i do remember right. the 2002 SS has a 200MPH speedo. I'm not totally sure, but I remember passing by a guy in Seattle and saw the dash all lit up. Was kinda cool.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:45 PM   #116
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So if the LS7 is going away. I'd only guess but maybe the LSX block is next in line? I just know from looking at GMPP that the LS7 is a purchasable option right now. If not. there is always a 454 block or a 502.... although a 502 might require some modifications.

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That is a question that hasn't been answered yet. And I really want to know how that will work.

If you order a crate motor as an GMPP accessory, does that mean you will have two engines? Similar to ordering the CAT Back. I'm assuming you keep the original CAT and pay full price for the new one. So, will the crate motors be the same, or will they allow some sort of Core return so you can disount the price of the crate motor with a credit of some kind if they keep the original? And, what is the list of motors that you can arder for the camaro?
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Old 09-22-2008, 01:54 PM   #117
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SO MANY OPTIONS!
Im not one for flashy spoilers, but it sure looks fun to drive by just looking at it!
I could see many import fans turning on to the Camaro by this racey appearance. Power & custom style! One more example of GM beating imports at their own game! IMO (ref Volt vs Prius)

dont know about the body kit, but air intake and exhaust sound mighty appealing to me!
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Old 09-22-2008, 02:10 PM   #118
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they are trying to pick up that kind of demographic which makes sense the more demographics you pick up the more money you get
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Old 09-22-2008, 02:15 PM   #119
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I wonder how they're gonna fit that big sub through that tiny trunk opening lol.
hmmm... i dunno... maybe before the body meets the chassis on the assembly line?
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