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Old 12-28-2018, 12:30 PM
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3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

https://www.carscoops.com/2018/12/co...5th-gen-model/

Not something I would buy, but I can appreciate the work and quality of this car....
If it weren't for the stock rims, that car would catch some people off guard....
The body line that slants down from around the tail lights would give it away
I think they did a nice job...

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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

I agree that I can appreciate the work but I don’t understand why someone would do this
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

We have a member here and on MIFB.com with a yellow Camaro who did that a year or two ago. I thought the look was good, and more Chevy corporate common (Citation, Malibu, early Cavalier) from back in the day than 5th gen.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

Exactly like the one here or similar? Just wondering if it's a "one off" or a kit... ???
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

The owner of the yellow one made his. Not a kit.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

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I agree that I can appreciate the work but I donít understand why someone would do this
Yeah I agree. What he did, he did well. But why?

I'd rather see a 5th gen - or better yet a 6th gen - modified to look like a 3rd gen. 6th gen power and chassis with 3rd gen looks, then you'd really have something!
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

It's not bad. I actually kinda dig it.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

It looks like something. I wouldn't say it looks like a newer Camaro. I see design and style elements that remind me of every pony car fielded between 1965-1973. Parts remind me of the Camaro, Mustangs, Challenger, AMX... Looks well done, but too busy and the styling doesn't quite work. If it looked just a little worse, it could be a GM concept car from the early 2000's
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I suspect drugs were involved here.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

That's blasphemy, the third gen Camaro is visually a work of art. That thing is double ugly and the party responsible should be charged with crimes against humanity.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

fifth gens are so common and pretty cheap these days, I don't see why you'd go through the effort of turning a thirdgen into one
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

Looks like a Camaro and in AMX javelin got together. Terrible idea, worse in execution. Speaking of execution, somebody should have. And this coming from somebody that Owned a fifth generation Camaro. Ended up back in a third GEN. Much better car
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

I'd rather see a 5th gen - or better yet a 6th gen - modified to look like a 3rd gen. 6th gen power and chassis with 3rd gen looks, then you'd really have something!

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See enough 5th gens...6th gens... Hell they look the same to me. GM quit making good looking Camaros in 1992. They just started drastically improving performance in 93 I will give them that.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

Why... this is my only answer.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

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Yeah I agree. What he did, he did well. But why?

I'd rather see a 5th gen - or better yet a 6th gen - modified to look like a 3rd gen. 6th gen power and chassis with 3rd gen looks, then you'd really have something!
Yes!

I was hoping the guy who bought the rights to IROC-Z would have transformed the car more like the Trans Am guys did.. Make a 2018 SS into an IROC with 800hp!

This thing looks like a Challenger to me..
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

I like the rear end. The rest I have a hard time accepting.
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

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This thing looks like a Challenger to me..
Ya, that's what I was thinking. Every angle looks like a different car and not one of them is a 5th gen Camaro!
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

Originally Posted by QwkTrip View Post
Ya, that's what I was thinking. Every angle looks like a different car and not one of them is a 5th gen Camaro!
I'm with ya.....I hate it. I do respect the time and effort he put into it....and the fit and finish is actually pretty incredible....it just looks like ***..
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Re: 3rd Gen Modded to look like 5th Gen

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Yes!

I was hoping the guy who bought the rights to IROC-Z would have transformed the car more like the Trans Am guys did.. Make a 2018 SS into an IROC with 800hp!

This thing looks like a Challenger to me..
I agree all I see is challenger
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Looks more like a late model Challenger.
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First thing I saw was a Dodge....
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