Help Bring back the El Camino

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  1. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    seeker311 The Collector

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    it was back; it was called the SSR and it was overpriced!
     
  3. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    Oh snap! lol
     
  4. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Oh, no, no, no, no, no, no!!!
     
  5. NGW

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    If it's a car topic you can bet it's Ace Convoy.

    Anyways...eh I'd rather not help bring it back.
     
  6. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Yep, and after they bring this back, GM can get working on the Nomad.

    ... for real this time.
     
  7. Gordon_4

    Gordon_4 The Big Engine

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    Well, GM could cheat by getting Holden VE Commodore Utes and rebadging them.
     
  8. Doug

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    I remember years ago my mother always wanted a El Camino.

    Back in 1982, we went to a Chevy dealership and they had one where it was a dealer's car. It had close to 7k miles. But they wanted too much for it.
     
  9. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    Thats exactly what they intend to do
     
  10. The Dark Seeker

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    o_O  Really? If that's what they intend to do, then why a petition? They could just do it regardless. I think the petition is just one way of getting some sort of publicity on it to gauge interest before they possibly "lose" money on something that people may or may not want.
     
  11. Ace Convoy

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    True but about 2-3 years ago we were 6 months away from getting one as a pontiac G8 truck but the brand died...and nobody wanted to start the project up again for awhile.

    I doubt we'll be getting that exact version but the next generation of that vehicle.
     
  12. Trailbreaker77

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    No not really, it came with a corvette engine and was a hardtop convertiable.
     
  13. DecepticonSpike

    DecepticonSpike 86 is the best movie

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    Other than getting a light blue one and calling it Kup, I think the El Camino should stay in the past. Besides, my uncle still has his.
     
  14. chapsy

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    I still mad that Pontiac is dead.
    GM better do something about the Solstice, G8, and GTO. Those cars were awesome(albeit rebadged.)
     
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    DecepticonSpike 86 is the best movie

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    I forgot they killed Pontiac.
     
  16. Ace Convoy

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    the solstice believe it or not was the only original sports car they had till saturn got a rebadge.
     
  17. Gordon_4

    Gordon_4 The Big Engine

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    If they're gonna just use the VE Commodore, then you've got all the power of a Camaro (seriously, the SS and Maloo Utes have the same V8 as the Camaro) and more boot space to go camping/move house/transport dirt bikes/do your shopping: it's almost a practical sports car.

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    EDIT:

    Here's one with a home made conversion to fit the front kit of a Camaro onto the ute:

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    Dunno about you, but I reckon that would sell; and almost poetically (or at least Transformery) the license plate says 'Lugnut'
     
  18. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Why would I want a car that tries to do the job of a sporty coupe and a pickup, and accomplishes neither well?
     
  19. Gordon_4

    Gordon_4 The Big Engine

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    Because this one does both jobs rather well, especially if you don't get the hard cover for the tray :) 
     
  20. igniz1984

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    wow that new camino actually looks pretty cool
     

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