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View Poll Results: Who wants the HUD system available ASAP?
Yes! GM, I want my HUD system available ASAP!! 119 81.51%
No, I do not care the HUD. 27 18.49%
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:00 PM   #51
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+1 . I thought about this myself. Its like someone on the camaro team said "I think they want this and this". They never go out and find out what people really want then their cars.
I think they are actually just intnetionally SITTING on some of the desired features because they want to "spread the wealth around" over multiple model years!

Imagine all the guyswho buy one right away and then the next year they start including really "must have" colors and options. They are probably counting on people to trade in for the "latest and greatest" and keep their sales high.
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Old 10-20-2008, 05:25 PM   #52
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So I went by a dealer that specialisez in imports and knows a lot about muscle cars and had a chat about the Camaro amongst other things, and he persisted that the HUD has been pushed forward and will be avaible next year. Anyone hear anything about this or did the poor guy read the info wrong?
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:23 PM   #53
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So I went by a dealer that specialisez in imports and knows a lot about muscle cars and had a chat about the Camaro amongst other things, and he persisted that the HUD has been pushed forward and will be avaible next year. Anyone hear anything about this or did the poor guy read the info wrong?
From what I know, GM at the Indy Bash, they said that the HUD will be available in june 2010 (Model year 2011). That the most Official info I hear about the HUD.

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Old 10-20-2008, 07:50 PM   #54
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PLEASE let it be moved up!!!
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Old 10-23-2008, 11:22 AM   #55
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We got 121 votes! good good but more is better
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Old 10-23-2008, 02:51 PM   #56
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We got 121 votes! good good but more is better


I have yet to see anyone debunk my logic for GM waiting to release the HUD. Just because 200-300 people sign some kind of petition doesn't mean that they're going to make a multimillion dollar bad decision. Especially at 6.09 a share.
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Old 10-23-2008, 03:21 PM   #57
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I have yet to see anyone debunk my logic for GM waiting to release the HUD. Just because 200-300 people sign some kind of petition doesn't mean that they're going to make a multimillion dollar bad decision. Especially at 6.09 a share.
Maybe its ture, but its better then doing nothing. Plus there are other sites that have petitions you know.
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Old 10-27-2008, 11:30 PM   #58
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Old 10-28-2008, 02:59 AM   #59
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I think they are actually just intnetionally SITTING on some of the desired features because they want to "spread the wealth around" over multiple model years!

Imagine all the guyswho buy one right away and then the next year they start including really "must have" colors and options. They are probably counting on people to trade in for the "latest and greatest" and keep their sales high.
Let's hope this is not the reasoning for delaying the HUD or any other option for that matter..
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Old 10-28-2008, 03:01 AM   #60
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I think they are actually just intnetionally SITTING on some of the desired features because they want to "spread the wealth around" over multiple model years!

Imagine all the guyswho buy one right away and then the next year they start including really "must have" colors and options. They are probably counting on people to trade in for the "latest and greatest" and keep their sales high.
that is an awful business plan and gm knows better
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Old 10-30-2008, 07:02 PM   #61
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HUD Please. ASAP. Not 2011.

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Old 11-20-2008, 02:36 PM   #62
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Doesn't matter, the HUD will be standard on 2SS in 2011.
Where did you hear this? Source?
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:38 PM   #63
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False argument. The tech has been on GM cars since the 80s. I have yet to see the HUD go wrong on C5s that are almost 10 years old.
sh!t, I have a hud on my 98 grand prix...
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ok i am all for the hud unit but will we be able to get it installer by the dealer when it does come out?
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Old 11-28-2008, 09:12 PM   #65
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ok i am all for the hud unit but will we be able to get it installer by the dealer when it does come out?
I believe it's a factory installed option only.
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Old 11-29-2008, 11:35 AM   #66
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I want the HUD too. I bought my Enclave in the first year, 2008. Then the 2009s were available with a better engine, bluetooth and cooled seats. So I'm waiting until the second year so they can work out any kinks and for more goodies.
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Old 12-01-2008, 02:54 PM   #67
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I love the HUD, been loving it for a long time and when I had first heard about it as an option for the Camaro, I was super hyped.

Then it got pushed to Dec 2009 and then apparently pushed to 2010.
I've bugged my dealer only twice since I pre-ordered, to upgrade to RS and added a car cover. If by the miracle of shear luck, they announce the HUD at the Jan IDL, I will be driving CamaroScotty nuts with calls and emails to get it added. I know it won't happen but I can dream it.

I was very disapppointed about not having the HUD available but got over it, at least I got my Halos. I can not wait 2 years just for the HUD but I know I'll grit my teeth when someone mentions "so and so" has the HUD in their Camaro, do you?
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Yeah, I had a 1998 Grand Prix with a HUD, you could adjust brightness, height, and how far left or right you want it.
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Old 12-02-2008, 09:55 AM   #69
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My girlfriend's father has a 2000 Corvette A4 (stock) with HUD and I absolutely love it! It was the first time that I have ever driven a Corvette. I want HUD and I don't care if it comes out the first or the second year - just so long as is comes.
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:02 AM   #70
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just bring on the HUD before Christmas and Santa and his little helpers will be happy.
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Old 04-25-2010, 10:01 AM   #71
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For those considering this mod, you will find that once you drive a car with the HUD you will wonder how you were able to live without it. I installed one on my C6 Corvette and now I rarely ever use the speedometer and tach. The HUD is adjustable up/down, brightness is ajustable and it does not require a special windshield. The windshield rumor was rampant on the Corvette forums too. The may be some minor improvement with the "special windshield", but not enough to warrant changing the windshield or delaying installation of this mod.

The Corvette HUD requires splicing of 6 conductors from a custom harness into the existing wiring behind the instrument panel speedometer/tach. The ability to install a HUD into a 2010 Camaro will depend on whether the threaded mounting posts for the projector are there for the 2010 model. I suspect they are. The projector requires a fairly large piece of real estate behind the instrument panel. Since the HUD was planned for the Camaro from the beginning, it makes sense that the posts are there.

If the posts are there, the install will require installing the control switch, projector, custom wiring harness, and whatever mod is needed for the dashboard. The mod only takes a couple hours to install on a Corvette. It should be similar for a Camaro. If someone has a wiring diagram for the connectors behind the speedometer/tach, we can start working on the harness. I have manufactured and sold over 50 HUD harnesses on the Corvette forum. I am confident that Camaro harness will be doable. I suspect the dash piece may be the most costly part of this mod for 2010 Camaros. For the Corvette, the total cost of the mod is $375 for all the parts.

There is one other challenge. GM does not allow the dealers to sell the projectors for installation into non-HUD cars. Some dealers listen to GM and refuse to sell the projectors. There are others that work with the forums to get this mod into their rides.

For the time being, I need more information. Are the mounting posts there in the 2010 Camaros? Has anyone had their dash apart? Does anyone have a service manual showing the instrument panel connector wiring?
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:57 AM   #72
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If the HUDs actualy display some useful information I'd be all for it. RIght now, I can read my speed in three different places and I really don't need it on my windshield. There are plenty of other useful gauges as well but I don't think they belong on the windshield.

How about HUD for an IR camera (let's see that deer before it's in your windshield), radar/laser alerts, GPS, etc... ? The technology is there, why settle for gimicks?
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Old 04-27-2010, 01:14 AM   #73
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I would love hud in my 2010 2ss, i like to have the steering wheel lower and it blocks the view of my rpm gauge on the higher rpm side. I need to nod my head to be able to see it unless i put the steering wheel high.
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