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Uh oh... ALL Camaro SS V8 manuals currently on hold and not shipping from factory

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Old 07-14-2009, 10:29 AM   #1
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Unhappy Uh oh... ALL Camaro SS V8 manuals currently on hold and not shipping from factory

Annonced by GM this morning

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32330

Searching around for the answer, it looks like some Camaro5 members have broken output shafts when using launch control or dropping the clutch.

Hope GM gets this ironed out quick so they can keep up the sales momentum on this car.
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If it's true, at least they are looking into a potential problem and fix instead of ignoring it as they did with our wimpy *** rear ends. A good reason not go out and buy one of the first cars off of the production line also.
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thats why its not good to buy a first year of any model
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glad i didnt order one.
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Yep....we didnt expect to buy untill the 2011 model year.
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Perhaps Obama has a fix for the problem.
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I am placing my bet on a supplier issue.
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and if no one bought the 1st year model, fuggin thing wouldnt be around for the 2nd
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thats why its not good to buy a first year of any model
I agree.

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and if no one bought the 1st year model, fuggin thing wouldnt be around for the 2nd
I agree.

And, no, that's not a contradiction.
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thats why its not good to buy a first year of any model
..i also agree on this!Click the image to open in full size.
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and if no one bought the 1st year model, fuggin thing wouldnt be around for the 2nd
Excellent point.
Plus there are NO guarantees that the 2nd or 3rd model year of a particular vehicle won't come with it's own set of new issues as well.
And that applies to new vehicles from any manufacturer, not just GM.
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I smell a recall !
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Perhaps Obama has a fix for the problem.
Output shaft czar perhaps?
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At least they didn't ignore the problem like Nissan...
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Probably the same guy who spec'd out the s-10 rear end for the 4th gens.
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The output shaft Czar has decided to eliminate the IRS to increase profits. They plan on putting leftover 10 bolts from the 4th Gens into the SS

I saw it in it has to be true.
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Probably the same guy who spec'd out the s-10 rear end for the 4th gens.
I want to find THAT mother ****** and PERSONALLY kick his ***.
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I want to find THAT mother ****** and PERSONALLY kick his ***.
lol. where do i sign up for this???
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