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      03-12-2009, 04:37 PM   #23
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Only problem within 6 months of delivery Camaros will be everywhere, like Mustangs. I see maybe two or three 1-series a week here in Houston.
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Well ... its getting closer .. I predict I'll have the SS within 6 weeks ...

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      04-07-2009, 12:05 PM   #25
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I was told now they are bringing the 6 cylinder camaros first and holding off on the 8s? seems stupid to me but afterall it was hearsay
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Well ... its getting closer .. I predict I'll have the SS within 6 weeks ...

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Sweeet!! I want plenty of pics. :-)
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      04-09-2009, 09:51 AM   #27
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Just got the call from the dealer to confirm my order .. Chevy picked up the order .. should be at the dealership early to mid MAY ... Im very excited ...

I'll be posting my 135i in the for sale section as soon as I get some new pics ... if anyone knows anyone in the DFW area that is looking for a used 135i with low miles (~9k right now) .. send em my way ..

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      04-12-2009, 09:57 PM   #28
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Your about to make the worst decision of your life.

Congratulations
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Your about to make the worst decision of your life.

Congratulations

LOL .. not really ... Having owned Cobra's and Camaros in the past .. they have been just as engaging to drive as the 135i ... (and built just as good as well) ..

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Is the wait as hard as it was for the 135?
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Is the wait as hard as it was for the 135?

YEP .. LOL !
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      04-16-2009, 05:45 PM   #32
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Only problem within 6 months of delivery Camaros will be everywhere, like Mustangs. I see maybe two or three 1-series a week here in Houston.
I don't get that argument. The iPhone is a dime a dozen and still rocks beyond belief. I love my 135i but would also be very interested in a Camaro SS stick.

Is the 3 series less desirable too?
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If it's a good product at the right price...people will buy them, Yes. But there's still something to say for the feeling of exclusivity.
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      04-20-2009, 07:48 AM   #34
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IMO GM kicked themselves in the ass by delaying the Z28 indefinitely.
The SS will be "ok" if you can overlook the cheap GM build quality. When they came out and said in this economy, americans aren't looking for a low mpg sports car (referring to the Z28) I lost even more hope for them.
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Not invoice, but locked in at MSRP ... I tried many dealers and most wanted "market rate at the time of release" which most likely would be about a 5k markup .. others came out and said .. 5k over msrp ... I went with the dealer that said we will sell at MSRP ..

I hear there are a few deals to be had out there .. but not too many.

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Anyone who pays sticker for a car from the worst depreciating company in the country is out of their mind. Camaros are on every street corner in Houston. NOTHING special about them to draw MSRP...much less over!!!
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      09-19-2009, 11:24 AM   #36
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anything ever come of this? I see quite a few camaros rolling around mckinney now

I went to eldorado just to peak at one...the sales guy said he wouldn't sell it to me for anything less than $5,000 OVER MSRP

what a loser
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I feel you man. I actually would love to have an SS....the look of the new one has slightly restored my faith in Camaros....that late 80's - 90's Camaro made me want to ...the engine was there but the look...ewwww.
Now if they were to come out with a Trans Am....ohhhh boy....
What if you could afford a M3..thats a V8 too...
If you sell the 1er for a Trans Am I shotty all of your SGM parts.


And you didnt like the look of the I-ROC Camaros when they werent being driven by dudes with mullets?
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If you sell the 1er for a Trans Am I shotty all of your SGM parts.


And you didnt like the look of the I-ROC Camaros when they werent being driven by dudes with mullets?
LOL....Nah I won't be trading the 1er for a Trans Am...I would seriously consider getting a G8 GT as a grocery getter (as a second car...not trading the 1er for anything less than a E92 M3 in SGM).
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anything ever come of this? I see quite a few camaros rolling around mckinney now

I went to eldorado just to peak at one...the sales guy said he wouldn't sell it to me for anything less than $5,000 OVER MSRP

what a loser

Yes .. I sold the 135i in May and got the SS in June. Currently have a magnacharger 2300, 6lb pulley, ARH Long Tubes w/ cats, Magnaflow 3" catback and ADM Air Intake. She makes 553rwhp and 508rwtq .. Thinking about upping the boost to 8lbs to make about 580rwhp and 540rwtq ..

Mine is a Silver 2SS/RS



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