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Old 02-01-2011, 06:43 PM   #1
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Default Pontiac Trans Am VS Chevrolet Camaro

So i am Trying to get a trans am, I used to be looking for a Camaro and lately i have been thinking about both. So i am wondering what do you guys think Trans Am or Camaro? Better yet WS6 vs SS, personally im on the Trans Am side.
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Personal preference really.. I had a TA but I like my SS better.. I wouldn't mind having a LT1 Trans Am for a DD.
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I think all 4th gens look good, besides lt1 formulas and firebirds.

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i prefer SSs but this will be locked shortly lol.
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Other than appearance, Camaro's have better door panals and T/A's have better seats.

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SS IMHO. The WS6's look sharp, but I'm a Camaro guru.
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I like the TA interior better. The round vents look way better than rectangle. also, the ws6 smokes the ss in appearance.
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They will never make a Trans Am/Formula again. Camaro's came back.
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^ More of a reason i would want a T/A.

I've had both and like my T/A much better. To me it has a much better interior(seats, dash, vents, door panels, etc) and looks much better by appearance. Although i hate that with a WS.6 there seems to be less appearance mods you can do to it vs a camaro b/c the WS.6 is pretty much perfect the way it is. Just go sit in a camaro and then sit in a T/A and you'll prob instantly know which one you like better, I know i did.

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why not both.I see a few people on this forum that own 2 or more F-bodies.
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I like the TA much better then the SS. I wound up buying an SS because it was what I found, lol. Got over it very quickly.
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The Camaro is a FAR superior car. It looks better, drives better and lasts longer. The Trans Am is too ricey with the massive spoiler and bolt-on ground effects. The Camaro is also MUCH faster. Even a V6 Camaro is faster than an LS1 Trans Am. WS6s are the slowest of them all.

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