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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Today, 11:39 AM
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Posted By shaffe
That's awesome that Porsche still offers it. ...

That's awesome that Porsche still offers it.

Correct me if I am wrong though, isn't it the same transmission that it originally had vs having to have a new one developed? That could be important...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 11:26 AM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
The issue is that it's the same basic interior as...

The issue is that it's the same basic interior as a near entry level Camaro.

He used the ram as an example. A fully loaded Ram is still just as capable as a fully loaded Silverado, but the Ram...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-26-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
The opening is comically bad, but I also think...

The opening is comically bad, but I also think the space is bad too. Mustang convertible has more trunk room than a Camaro coupe...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-26-2021, 12:56 PM
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Posted By shaffe
Now that is interesting. I guess that makes...

Now that is interesting. I guess that makes sense, I guess I just thought with how good GM performance has been in the last 15 years they would have been able how to figure out how to get some of...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-26-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
that was like a ford commercial from a year or so...

that was like a ford commercial from a year or so ago, started out with the Mustang driving aggressively then right into a promo for 0-60 on suvs and trucks



Devils advocate - I would say the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-25-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
The difference with the Charger/Challenger...

The difference with the Charger/Challenger getting commercials is Dodge only has 5 models total, they have to advertise something lol
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-23-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
Pretty much exactly like you said, Ford only had...

Pretty much exactly like you said, Ford only had the Mustang that filled every void. GM had both Camaro and Corvette which kind of put them in a bad spot
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-23-2021, 11:06 AM
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Posted By shaffe
Without the VIN its going to be extremely...

Without the VIN its going to be extremely difficult, and without someone who can run the vin to find it like a cop its even more difficult
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-23-2021, 10:37 AM
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Posted By shaffe
That's true as well. The problem is for the car...

That's true as well. The problem is for the car to be sustainable they need to attract more of the 30K buyers than the 70K buyers. To do that it needs to be more appealing to the masses which may...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-23-2021, 09:47 AM
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Posted By shaffe
Simple. If the camaro is to fill the void left...

Simple. If the camaro is to fill the void left by corvette than it's focus becomes performance and a bit more upscale. Essentially what the 6th gen did and we see how that is working out. Camaro...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-23-2021, 09:07 AM
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Posted By shaffe
This guy gets it ^ The whole segment is...

This guy gets it ^ The whole segment is shrinking, but Mustang and Challenger less drastic than Camaro. Why, they are better at being cars



3 will not happen. I hate being the negative guy,...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-22-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
Hello neighbor haha! I'll add to the covid...

Hello neighbor haha!

I'll add to the covid comment, it's also added to the way/number of people that can successfully work from home now and thus might not need a car/multiple cars anymore. Hell...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-22-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
Location plays a huge role. My dad was...

Location plays a huge role.



My dad was a gear head so I got into cars right away.

Unfortunately from what I have seen it's common for kids to not get their drivers license right away...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-22-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 398
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Posted By shaffe
Here is my take, people my age group (33 here)...

Here is my take, people my age group (33 here) and the generation younger than me don't really value cars and driving. yeah there is a handful that do, but the vast majority do not. Cars get you...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-19-2021, 11:09 AM
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Posted By shaffe
Ass end looks good, but the angle from the front...

Ass end looks good, but the angle from the front makes it a butter face
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 193
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Posted By shaffe
For sure. Out of all the vette owners I know...

For sure.

Out of all the vette owners I know 80% were retired, about 10% were middle aged car guys and the other 10% was younger enthusiast types that actually drove them hard, tracked them and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 193
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Posted By shaffe
You just made my point for me lol. It was not...

You just made my point for me lol. It was not Ford that made that comment about cost, but the author of the article and look how that spread. You even repeated Ford said it cost more after I said...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,912
Posted By shaffe
Well the reason they probably went public with...

Well the reason they probably went public with the declining take rate is most people wouldn't question it, as take rates for manual is dropping industry wide. Basically it was the easiest thing to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By shaffe
This ^ why is this such a hard concept for...

This ^ why is this such a hard concept for automakers to grasp. Make a good looking EV and more people will buy them. If EV's is going to be all they offer they better make some of them decent...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,912
Posted By shaffe
True the pricing may end up similar but the...

True the pricing may end up similar but the business strategy is different. Porsche allows for far more customization at the plant than GM does.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,912
Posted By shaffe
On your first point, the only thing I could argue...

On your first point, the only thing I could argue in your C4 example, is that automatic transmissions back then were still slushboxes lol, so they knew a manual had to be offered as there was no...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-17-2021, 10:58 AM
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Posted By shaffe
It's pretty much decided already. Mustang and...

It's pretty much decided already. Mustang and Bronco are brands. If you go on Ford's website, they now have separate sections for Mustang and for Bronco





This guy gets it.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-12-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,944
Posted By shaffe
In the 7 years of driving my Mustangs, two...

In the 7 years of driving my Mustangs, two speeding tickets 71 in a 55 and 88 in 65 and one ticket for driving through the yellow painted median.

The one that made me rethink my useage of WOT was...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-12-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By shaffe
LOL I think it just got to the point where I...

LOL I think it just got to the point where I knew what the car was capable of and didn't need a reminder as often......and there was that one run in with Johnny Law that changed my perspective real...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 02-12-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,108
Posted By shaffe
True the sales were bad but the shared...

True the sales were bad but the shared development costs is where the advantage was. GM got to split the platform development across 3 different models, got to share the development costs of engines...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-11-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,944
Posted By shaffe
Back when I had my mustang that was the same...

Back when I had my mustang that was the same mindset I had after a while. It used to be every chance I got, then it tapered off and then it got to the point where it was only if someone who was...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-11-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,107
Posted By shaffe
Been goin on for a while. A year or so ago some...

Been goin on for a while. A year or so ago some thieves hit the local UPS facility and made off with a ton of cats.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-10-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,549
Posted By shaffe
Looks like Ford's grabber blue nice looking...

Looks like Ford's grabber blue

nice looking color
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 02-10-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,108
Posted By shaffe
Very good points. Also don't forget that the...

Very good points.

Also don't forget that the ZL1/ZLE had the advantage of sharing the platform with the CTS/ATS and engines with the Corvette. That's a huge chunk of development costs spread out...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-09-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By shaffe
This ^ very situationally dependent. So many...

This ^ very situationally dependent. So many factors.
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