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Old 10-27-2008, 04:35 PM   #15
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yeah because the nonenthusiast has been keeping track of when the camaro is coming out. seems silly for them to think ohh yeah people looking for a new v6 car would be the majority of people ordering...
exactly.....
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:41 PM   #16
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it was supposedly a letter from GM.
Proof please. People's speculation on this board is giving me a mother loving ulcer!!
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:48 PM   #17
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How is this NEWS to GM??? Of course the enthusiasts are going to lean towards the SS. Once the general public becomes aware of the car, more of the LS and LT cars will be sold.

GM needs to revise their thinking of the initial build percentages!!
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:52 PM   #18
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This is about the time Fbodfather needs to chime in and reasure us all that GM isn't completely incompetent and understand that those of us rushing out to order them are the enthusiasts and will settle for nothing but the V8.

Hence, they have thought about that and will have ample supply of LS3s, stockpiled, ready for initial orders. Right Scott????????
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:54 PM   #19
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it means....half of you need to go cancel or change your order
How about the lower half!
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:59 PM   #20
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Maybe that's why we've heard a LOT more about the V6 early on. Get people enthused about the V6 to even things out right out of the gate.
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Old 10-27-2008, 04:59 PM   #21
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If more V8 Camaros are ordered at first then they should be built first. I think GM would rather have 16% pissed off than the 84% of their customers, if this info is true.
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Old 10-27-2008, 05:01 PM   #22
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If more V8 Camaros are ordered at first then they should be built first. I think GM would rather have 16% pissed off than the 84% of their customers, if this info is true.
Sounds good to me..
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I hate to say it guys but if Chevrolet screws this one up, I might just go pick up a G8 GXP that is already on the lot and heavily marked down or....I almost puke thinking about it.....a Mustang.........Chevrolet can't afford not to capatalize on this one. They have to get this one right. It just doen't make sense to not have enough SS' to go around and piss off us enthusiasts who are not only going to buy these vehicles but basically be advertising for GM. Us Enthusiasts will promote them and spread the word...they gotta know this! Don't piss us off, I'm a fanboy just like everybody else on this board but you can only get slapped around so much before you bail...just ask Tina about Ike!
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To date we have accepted over 6000 sold orders, 84% of which are SS. We will not be able to build in this model mix, so make sure you are setting your customer's expectations correctly to avoid the high potential for dissatisfaction. But keep taking sold orders !!!!!!!!!!!!

Remember, the allocation number we have given you is for the first 20,000 built covering production thru September. If things go right we will far surpass that number by year end.

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LS: 2%
1LT: 4%
2LT: 10%
1SS: 7%
2SS: 77%
Great info TxTurbo! At least now we know that the allotment the dealers have is based on a 20,000 build and that they were only planning on building 20K from February through September. Assuming that is true, 30% of the years production run has been ordered by the enthusiasts! Wow!
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Great info TxTurbo! At least now we know that the allotment the dealers have is based on a 20,000 build and that they were only planning on building 20K from February through September. Assuming that is true, 30% of the years production run has been ordered by the enthusiasts! Wow!
doesnt that number seem a little low for that much of the year?
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What is the transmission model mix split on the 2SS?
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Old 10-27-2008, 05:20 PM   #27
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Chevrolet can't afford not to capatalize on this one. They have to get this one right. It just doen't make sense to not have enough SS' to go around and piss off us enthusiasts who are not only going to buy these vehicles but basically be advertising for GM. Us Enthusiasts will promote them and spread the word...they gotta know this! Don't piss us off, I'm a fanboy just like everybody else on this board but you can only get slapped around so much before you bail...just ask Tina about Ike!
Good point and if they cannot change the build mix to suit the demand then they have an internal process that needs to be corrected and then implemented so that they can deliver what is being asked for.
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doesnt that number seem a little low for that much of the year?
It sure does and it wasn't what we were led to believe either.
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