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


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-27-2010, 09:58 PM   #57
viper,redz
 
viper,redz's Avatar
 
Drives: 99z28
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: gonzales
Posts: 115
That is one ugly car .
__________________
99 z28 a3 346ci .Motor by FUTRAL, Suspension by MADMAN 1.36 60ft 10.06 @ 132 175 hit old setup .
New setup 370ci with 88mm turbo in the works .
2010 inferno orange rs/ss 13.2 @ 108.4 stock http://getonitracing.net/
viper,redz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 10:46 PM   #58
MTMTE
 
MTMTE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS Transformer Edition
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 49
So a guy who can't adjust his seat, is using an unfinished movie car, has just done 500 miles in a car he loves no matter what the flaws, and will not list any times for the firebreather, nor show a straight up drag between the two is supposed to be taken seriously on a review?????

Ironically one of the reasons I didn't buy a mustang is because my 6' 3" ass fit better in the camaro and yes I do have a sun roof!!
MTMTE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 10:48 PM   #59
lil_red_v6
one wheelin
 
lil_red_v6's Avatar
 
Drives: 2004 yamaha r6
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: saginaw
Posts: 2,200
Send a message via Yahoo to lil_red_v6
the fire breathr isnt my thing im not feeling it
lil_red_v6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 02:12 AM   #60
snakekiller
 
Drives: f150
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: san diego
Posts: 281
Quote:
Originally Posted by jfaber99 View Post
If you’re going to make up facts you might as well make up some statistics for us too!



And this is a CAMARO FORUM, so yes we are going to comment on bad reviews.

read every review on the camaro, the same exact complains on all of them.
don't worry the camaro can be flawless in your world.

i dont see what the problem is here, he's comparing a unfinished movie propcar
to a real car you can buy right now. of course the car isn't going to feel better.
snakekiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 02:13 AM   #61
snakekiller
 
Drives: f150
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: san diego
Posts: 281
Quote:
Originally Posted by 305pride View Post
"this" means i agree with you lmao
lol o yeah..lol i'm having a weird day.
snakekiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 02:46 AM   #62
All-Or-Nothing
Account Suspended
 
Drives: BMW 6 series Vert
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Right Here
Posts: 978
Quote:
Originally Posted by ssump29 View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought the GT500s came with IRS suspension. So why does he say its carrying the live axle?
Watch the video again.....he never said that.
All-Or-Nothing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 02:49 AM   #63
All-Or-Nothing
Account Suspended
 
Drives: BMW 6 series Vert
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Right Here
Posts: 978
Quote:
Originally Posted by rez333 View Post
The reviewer said that the Shelby rev matches when you shift. Woot!

That Shelby sounded sooo sweet, but the Firebreather sounded amazing!!! What an awesome sound!!
Quick question.....how does a manual transmission rev match. Oh yeah it doesn't unless you give it some gas yourself so really he was doing his own rev matching.
All-Or-Nothing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 02:57 AM   #64
All-Or-Nothing
Account Suspended
 
Drives: BMW 6 series Vert
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Right Here
Posts: 978
Quote:
Originally Posted by snakekiller View Post
read every review on the camaro, the same exact complains on all of them.
don't worry the camaro can be flawless in your world.

i dont see what the problem is here, he's comparing a unfinished movie propcar
to a real car you can buy right now. of course the car isn't going to feel better.

I just had to quote this because it is so true.

As far as I can tell all he complained about was his head touching the roof with his seat all the way down (a pretty common complaint even on this board) and the steering wheel. Is that reason enough to hate the guy and accuse him of being "paid off" by Ford. He even admitted that is was an Incomplete movie car and that he had to forgive some of the flaws because of it. I think he was pretty fair on all points even tho some of his info was wrong.


Seriously if a reviewer isn't absolutely worshipping and giving anything but total praise to the Camaro some of you just have a fit. This was not a bad review at all.
All-Or-Nothing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 03:16 AM   #65
Exodus Pictures
 
Drives: 2ss
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 22
I just wanted to clarify a couple things.

The car that was tested is an incomplete FireBreather, not an incomplete car. What that means is that we didn't wrap the center console (between armrest and gear shifter) in leather, it is simply the same plastic that came with the camaro. So his complaints are not because the car is incomplete, its because he doesn't like certain aspects of the camaro's interior.

Also 'Jinn' will be in theaters 1st quarter of 2011, we have not begun the marketing campaign for the movie yet, look to start seeing things around October

I can tell you the FireBreather was significantly faster than the mustang on the highway...

Special Vehicles Producer
Exxodus Pictures
www.exxoduspictures.com
www.firebreathercar.com
www.classicdesignconcepts.com
Exodus Pictures is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 03:44 AM   #66
All-Or-Nothing
Account Suspended
 
Drives: BMW 6 series Vert
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Right Here
Posts: 978
Quote:
Originally Posted by Exodus Pictures View Post

I can tell you the FireBreather was significantly faster than the mustang on the highway...


All-Or-Nothing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:23 AM   #67
The Stig
knows 2 facts about ducks
 
The Stig's Avatar
 
Drives: ...and they're both wrong
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The HMS Invincible
Posts: 26,275
Quote:
I can tell you the FireBreather was significantly faster than the mustang on the highway...
So . . . . . . I guess that settles it. Camaro-1 Mustang-0

Seriously though, and not trying to bash the Firebreather at all. I love the body work, the front end just looks plain dangerous. All of Matt's review was straight opinion and qualitative facts. I personally have this rule where I don't let other people's opinions affect the choices I make. It's a pretty solid rule actually. When push comes to shove each driver will either be a camaro driver or a mustang driver and I can predict it now that this thread is going to turn into another "my camaro's better than your mustang" thread. JMHO
__________________
Click to view my build thread
The Stig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:24 AM   #68
Edrock

 
Edrock's Avatar
 
Drives: '10 Camaro 2SS LS3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Jamestown, NC
Posts: 964
Actually, I do not care for the Firebreather look. If GM ever brings back the TA, I hope they use an earlier rendention found on this site back in 2009. Can't find it right now but that was bada$$ right there. The Firebreather in the video looks so cheezy. It looks like someone took a Camaro and ripped the front fascia off and slapped some aftermarket POS fascia on there. A real hack-job in my opinon. It looks hideous to the point where I think it will reflect on the Camaro/GM in a negative way. Too bad. Also, as much as I love my Camaro, I must admit that the GT500 in that video had the best sounding exhaust by a long shot. I mean it was no contest. Disappointed in the Firebreather. If I was a perspective buyer of the Camaro and saw this video, it would make me consider the Mustang without hesitation. That's how bad this was for me. Sorry. JMO.

EDIT: Think I found the earlier rendition or something close. They should have tried to stick closer to this in my opinion and put a much sicker exhaust on it with LTs or something to open it up so you can at least hear the thing. The exhaust was way too docile in the video. I would bet good money that the dubbing in the movie will be much, much more aggressive.

Name:  TA.jpg
Views: 713
Size:  25.1 KB
__________________
DT Shorties, Solo hi-flow Cats, X-pipe, resonator delete, Flowmaster Super-44s, VMAX TB, Stronger MAF, C.A.I. Intake with race scoop, and JRE Tune!
WOT is my happy place!!

Last edited by Edrock; 07-28-2010 at 07:35 AM.
Edrock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:50 AM   #69
The Stig
knows 2 facts about ducks
 
The Stig's Avatar
 
Drives: ...and they're both wrong
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The HMS Invincible
Posts: 26,275
^^^
that TA is pretty sexy too.

Also, I checked out the Firebreather website and the specifications page is pretty intense. I mean mostly the car just got a ton of body work done on her, but the interior is trimmed in, and I kid you not, "Piano Black" and with red ABL. The car's posessed I'm telling you.
__________________
Click to view my build thread
The Stig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:55 AM   #70
MSG'

 
MSG''s Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 1SS Camaro
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Elgin, SC
Posts: 833
thank you for posting so much stieger, or just looking in the same threads I do, I enjoy looking at your sig.
MSG' 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
Winner, winner - Jalopnik compares the Big 3 Number 3 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 31 04-17-2011 03:24 PM
Official Camaro Convertible CONCEPT Press Release Tran Camaro Convertible Forum 12 11-18-2009 07:05 PM
Ambient lighting (ABL) - the FINAL update = LIMITED TO DOOR PANELS CamaroScotty 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 338 04-15-2009 05:33 PM
2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Convertible KILLER74Z28 General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10 04-11-2008 04:11 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.