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Old 11-03-2008, 10:50 PM   #35
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I still like the color and am glad I ordered it
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Old 11-03-2008, 11:43 PM   #36
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Paint looks pretty good except for two areas:
The face of the trunk lid you can see a considerable amount of orange peel, and on the sill of the front fascia you can see it there too. Rest of the car does't look too bad.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:38 AM   #37
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please tell me this isn't the same orange as on the Hummer 3! Saw one this morning at a local dealer and I wasn't too sure about it
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:42 AM   #38
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The Hummer is called solar flare metallic. Anyone know paint codes to compare? thanks
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:15 AM   #39
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Damn damn damn damn, why did you have to post these. J/K but now I'm really in a dilema. I love these pics and I'm close to changing my order to IOM. I don't know what to do.
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:27 AM   #40
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WOW! That's better! I love how it flops in the sun, and that metallic is bad@$$!!! I might have to change my color choice now

Thanks for the pics'
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:29 AM   #41
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:32 AM   #42
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Awesome Pics man, I wen to the dealer and looked at an 2009 colorado in IMO and
a cobalt on rally yellow, and IMO was my choice,

In person that Orange mettalic reall comes to life and shines. I suggest same thing and go check out a 2009 colorado and see it in person, and go view at night too. Under dealer lights at night and in dark it has a much darker appearance and I like that.

Plus car shows are during the day.................

Those pics are what my car is going to look like on day 2,
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:44 AM   #43
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Gotta say it isn't orange enough for my tastes. I doubt I'd ever buy an orange car, but if I did I'd want it to look actually orange instead of red until the sun hits it a certain way.
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:17 AM   #44
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I haven't seen IMO on an actual car, but I can agree with the other posters saying that you need to see this color in person.

I have a Sunburst Orange II Metallic Avalanche and the color changes significantly depending on the lighting. I suspect IMO is more orange than it would appear in the pictures we have seen.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:30 PM   #45
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please tell me this isn't the same orange as on the Hummer 3! Saw one this morning at a local dealer and I wasn't too sure about it
Yep, its the same thing. I have a hummer on the parking lot at my work I have seen everyday for the past week. It looks red with a slight tint of orange most of the time.
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Old 11-04-2008, 12:49 PM   #46
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It does look alot like Victory red. Not one of the colors I'd choose unless it blew me away in person. So we have Candy apple red, traditional red, red orange but no blue or green? Or even White at launch?
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Old 11-04-2008, 01:19 PM   #47
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First post edited with links to higher res images. To be honest, when I saw the car from a distance, I wasn't sure whether it was orange or red. Just one of those colors that plays around in the light, I guess.
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Old 11-04-2008, 01:39 PM   #48
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Not very orange. I don't like it.


That is EXACTLY what I'm saying. I don't know how or why this color was chosen over an orange color.

Sorry...but that is simply a gripe that I am able to have and don't mind sharing. I thought a long time about doing orange w/ black stripes...to really make it stand out in a crowd....until I saw the "orange" car I was thinking about getting was going to be RED.
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:06 PM   #49
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Is this the first "red" badged SS we've seen?

It has the RS appearance package too...guess iwth half an interior there was no chance to hear the car run?
Unless I have missed something (which is very well possible) I believe that you are correct. Now we know what the red SS badging looks like as well as the midnight silver rims -- which I happen to like very much.
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Old 11-04-2008, 04:36 PM   #50
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That is EXACTLY what I'm saying. I don't know how or why this color was chosen over an orange color.

Sorry...but that is simply a gripe that I am able to have and don't mind sharing. I thought a long time about doing orange w/ black stripes...to really make it stand out in a crowd....until I saw the "orange" car I was thinking about getting was going to be RED.
Yeah, the worse part is knowing we can't do anything about it.

Orange is a very iconic color for the Camaro so you need to give it what's right, what it deserves; not one you need to be around at certain times of the day to even confirm that it's orange. If I want orange, I want it to stay orange. This color could actually be more accurately called Inferno Red Metallic than Inferno Orange.

Hopefully they'll give it another more orangey shade than this within the model year or the next model year. My favorite color is orange, especially on a Camaro. But that's the catch, it's ORANGE, not red with a feint undertone of orange.
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Old 11-04-2008, 04:38 PM   #51
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Oh man, I just noticed something else -- if this is a production model then I guess they changed the Brembo brake calipers to look like plain jane oversized calipers. That's a bummer because it's that kind of attention to details that turns me on.
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