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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-12-2018, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Doc
When the Mustang and Camaro first came out, the...

When the Mustang and Camaro first came out, the market was much simpler and clearly defined. Basically there were passenger cars, sports cars and trucks. The Mustang created a middle zone between...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-12-2018, 03:42 PM
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Johnny you don't get it. You want to say this...

Johnny you don't get it. You want to say this car is not a competitor to Corvette, Ferrari, Porsche etc., but the engineering team apparently didn't get that memo because that's exactly where...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-12-2018, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Doc
This 'refresh' is not going to outsell the Dodge...

This 'refresh' is not going to outsell the Dodge or Ford offerings. GM will sell a few, but that's about it. Maybe the apologists are okay with the Camaro being in last place sales-wise, but I'm...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Doc
I never said make it an everyday car. Make it a...

I never said make it an everyday car. Make it a great looking car inside and out, and it will appeal to a wider customer base, which means more sales. Here's a pic from a 1970 Camaro marketing...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Doc
I think it had something to do with meeting...

I think it had something to do with meeting regulation requirements for crash testing here in the U.S. Either it didn't pass, or they didn't have the time to do the expensive and very lengthy...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Doc
Unfortunately, due to the ever-increasing...

Unfortunately, due to the ever-increasing regulations all cars have to meet now, the weight seems to be unavoidable. The Giulia is bigger than the pictures would indicate. It doesn't look as big...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Doc
I just went to Chevy's site and did a build. A...

I just went to Chevy's site and did a build. A 2SS with some of the options the Giulia has, quickly hit $49,470 and that's not fully loaded. The $50k Giulia Ti is, with automatic 8 speed ZF trans,...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 12:31 PM
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Views: 209,889
Posted By Doc
It's more than just the base cost. I also don't...

It's more than just the base cost. I also don't know why it has to be automatic that the Camaro should have a cheap interior.

I wouldn't be so sure that the Alpha chassis is as good as the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Doc
The 5th gen concept car was the vision of a...

The 5th gen concept car was the vision of a single designer; it had nothing to do with committees, focus groups or polls. It wasn't perfect, but the moment I saw it I wanted one; it didn't have to...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-15-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 122,677
Posted By Doc
No problems with them at all, and my car is...

No problems with them at all, and my car is lowered. No rubbing or contact issues. I bought them for a track set, but I liked them so well, I just left them on the car. My other custom 3-piece...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-05-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,607
Posted By Doc
Scott, reading your post was like a ray of...

Scott, reading your post was like a ray of sunshine. I'm SO glad you've already improved enough to be able to make a post like that. When I first joined this forum, reading your posts were always...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-30-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 36,542
Posted By Doc
Okay. This discussion and definition has been...

Okay. This discussion and definition has been discussed in previous older threads, but obviously it needs to be revisited.

Muscle Car. The term ‘muscle car’ goes back to the 1960’s when regular...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-01-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,628
Posted By Doc
Praying in earnest for a complete and full...

Praying in earnest for a complete and full recovery!
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-06-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 30,627
Posted By Doc
They don't need a refresh. They need a...

They don't need a refresh. They need a completely new body, from start to finish; and I mean complete. They already have more performance, than you can even remotely use on the street. The...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-04-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,201
Posted By Doc
I think there are several factors at work to...

I think there are several factors at work to explain the decline. #1 is the economy and the cost of these new cars. This affects the entire segment, and it's not just the monthly car payment, it's...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-02-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 32,664
Posted By Doc
Here's the deal. Almost a year ago, I started a...

Here's the deal. Almost a year ago, I started a thread wondering if a new entry level model was needed. At the time, there weren't any sales figures to justify my concern. Now that the numbers are...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-11-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 262,301
Posted By Doc
Beautamonious man. If N.A.S.A. were to build a...

Beautamonious man. If N.A.S.A. were to build a Camaro, this would be it.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-03-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 85,676
Posted By Doc
Chevy has managed to put themselves in a bind...

Chevy has managed to put themselves in a bind with this car. The performance team wanted it to perform like a $66K+ car and they nailed it. It is now without question, a high-performance sports GT....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-27-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 125,895
Posted By Doc
To date I've seen three 6th gens; a black...

To date I've seen three 6th gens; a black hardtop, a black convertible and a yellow SS. I don't care how you spin it or defend it; the folks at GM have to be paying attention to the sales numbers. ...
Forum: Sponsors Camaro Builds / Project Cars 07-18-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,950
Posted By Doc
So I've waited to see if it would be brought back...

So I've waited to see if it would be brought back in case it was accidentally deleted again, but that doesn't appear to be the case. So does anybody know what happened?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-06-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 125,895
Posted By Doc
The problem seems to come down to this: it's...

The problem seems to come down to this: it's priced as a $45k+ car, performs like a $60k+ car, but looks like a $30k+ car; and that in a nutshell is the issue. Regardless of what the apologists say...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-01-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 125,895
Posted By Doc
After giving it a considerable amount of thought,...

After giving it a considerable amount of thought, I think price is kind-of sort-of the issue but in a roundabout way. The Camaro team was so focused on performance they went out and created a car...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-22-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17,649
Views: 1,262,363
Posted By Doc
Shno's Unbelievably Professional Endurance...

Shno's Unbelievably Professional Endurance Racing? I think it's a great idea. Racing the way it used to be instead of the nauseatingly artificial "everything must be equal" political correctness...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 55,075
Posted By Doc
This little Opel has a lot of potential,...

This little Opel has a lot of potential, depending on the price point. If they decide to compete with the Miata and start it at $25k well...not good.

As to some of the others talking about the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 55,075
Posted By Doc
So they're trademarking something...

So they're trademarking something new...interesting. Well if they've read through this thread (and I wouldn't be surprised if they have), and taken note of the current state of sales of the 6th gen,...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-03-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 114,361
Posted By Doc
You honestly think anyone is going to buy a...

You honestly think anyone is going to buy a self-driving car over which they have no control? The Orwellian insanity of "self-driving" cars is being pushed hard worldwide by entities who could care...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 114,361
Posted By Doc
Oh wow! I thought we were having an earthquake...

Oh wow! I thought we were having an earthquake but the unimaginable had happened... I changed Number 3's mind! Now I not only believe in miracles, but I feel younger and more alive!!! :D

Well...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 114,361
Posted By Doc
GM has to decide what they want the Camaro to be....

GM has to decide what they want the Camaro to be. Right now they've basically created a 4 seater Corvette with the performance to justify the price. That's great if that's what you're looking for. ...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-14-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 262,301
Posted By Doc
Well Nathan, even if you don't have the time to...

Well Nathan, even if you don't have the time to post them now, I truly hope you ARE taking pics at this last stage of your project. It would be a shame to not document it at this point after all...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 05-12-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 148,850
Posted By Doc
In another video where the striped car is pulling...

In another video where the striped car is pulling onto and off the ring, you can clearly hear the driver shifting manually. The reason why I suggested a Z28 RPO option for a supercharged ZL1, is...
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