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Old 07-06-2021, 08:36 PM   #1
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New Camaro Day: Third Time Lucky

She was a redhead. A loaded 2015 not far from home either. I test drove her and fell in love, but it was not meant to be. By the time I had my ducks in a row she was gone, missed by no more than a few days.

I became obsessed. Couldn't sleep, just keep seeing those hips in red hot red.

I knew what I wanted: 2SS, black guts, manual, low miles...red. Not too many out there right now, and as many of us know, tough time to be looking. But I persisted.

Found one 800 miles away, a little rougher, but the dealership was horrible to deal with, probably my worst attempted car buying experience ever. It was like they didn't want to sell me the car, and after they tried to tack on almost $6000 in fees at the end I pulled out.

I test drove a few others locally, tried out some Gen 6 cars. Did not bond. Almost gave up. Then I found her, at a small, private dealer in Minnesota, 1100 miles from home, a 2014 SS. The salesman was low key, answered all my questions, even did a Facetime video so I could check out the car virtually. He said the car was perfect. I didn't believe it, but it sure looked nice.

In the end I took a leap of faith and bought it. I got a cheap fare, flew to Minnesota, and Ubered to the dealer. The car was amazing, even better than the photos. It was like it new, with just 13,000 miles. I road tripped her back east over the course of three days and saw the sights along the way, the car was an absolute joy to drive. My only regret: should have stopped to visit the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, would have been a cool photo op at least.

I really love everything about this car. Long live the Red Rockit!
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Old 07-06-2021, 09:20 PM   #2
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Nice find. Congrats!
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Old 07-06-2021, 09:32 PM   #3
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Very very sweet! A real score!
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Old 07-06-2021, 09:57 PM   #4
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wow! now that is RED!!! congrats man!! enjoy it!
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Old 07-06-2021, 10:06 PM   #5
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Very nice!

Red hot is the best color... And I love those stripes!

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Old 07-06-2021, 11:03 PM   #6
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very nice...have been away from connecticut many years now.is the trout fishing still good?
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Old 07-06-2021, 11:09 PM   #7
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Just like the govt is starting to admit...”They’re out there!”

Nice.
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Old 07-06-2021, 11:36 PM   #8
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That car looks like it was pampered by it's previous owner. Nice find!
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Old 07-07-2021, 01:01 AM   #9
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Congrats, and by the looks of it, 3rd time was the charm! Beautiful Camaro Gen5
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Old 07-07-2021, 01:40 AM   #10
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Damn, she is pretty. That car looks brand freaking new. Congrats on the find man. I would have been all over that!
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Old 07-07-2021, 02:48 AM   #11
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Yes very nice. I really like that color and I think it's my favorite now. Watch yourself though since they say red stands out to cops. lol
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Old 07-07-2021, 06:26 AM   #12
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That car looks like it was pampered by it's previous owner. Nice find!
Its from Minnesota so it was only driven 3 months a year

Congrats OP glad you found a nice one.
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Old 07-07-2021, 06:56 AM   #13
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Beautiful, congrats.
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Old 07-07-2021, 08:10 AM   #14
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Nice. Nothing better than finding someone's trophy wife that he saved for you!
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