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Old 12-16-2005, 10:00 AM   #11
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Small, tactical strikes on competeing companies.
We start by harassing the supplies going into pruduction plants, at first introducing defective parts. This will make dependbillity and value of enemy products go down and force more people to switch to GM.
Then we start taking out their supplys completely, causing production numbers to further drop.
Sales will go down and they will be forced to sell out to GM.




Look, it'* not flawless, but it'* an idea. We can fine tune it.
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Small, tactical strikes on competeing companies.
We start by harassing the supplies going into pruduction plants, at first introducing defective parts. This will make dependbillity and value of enemy products go down and force more people to switch to GM.
Then we start taking out their supplys completely, causing production numbers to further drop.
Sales will go down and they will be forced to sell out to GM.




Look, it'* not flawless, but it'* an idea. We can fine tune it.
How'* that going to help GM improve their product? Take out the other guy, and force people to buy (generally) sub-par products?
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Old 12-16-2005, 10:34 AM   #13
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Small, tactical strikes on competeing companies.
We start by harassing the supplies going into pruduction plants, at first introducing defective parts. This will make dependbillity and value of enemy products go down and force more people to switch to GM.
Then we start taking out their supplys completely, causing production numbers to further drop.
Sales will go down and they will be forced to sell out to GM.




Look, it'* not flawless, but it'* an idea. We can fine tune it.
How'* that going to help GM improve their product? Take out the other guy, and force people to buy (generally) sub-par products?
Look, I said it wasn't flawless ...
Maybe if we took some of the heat off GM they'd be able to concentrate on making their products better.
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Oh come on! No car is too small for a V8! But I can understand where you're coming from. Plus a turbo 4 is coming out anyway for that car. Colbalt, you're probably right, a V6 would be too much. I think a turbo 4 would be best (I agree with you).

Oh, a AWD is a must. That is one of the first things that needs to be done. And I really like the new Legacy GT with the 250hp turbo H4.

I was just using the SSEi as an example, I don't want GM to use that nomenclature, just a visual example that'* all.
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Small, tactical strikes on competeing companies.
We start by harassing the supplies going into pruduction plants, at first introducing defective parts. This will make dependbillity and value of enemy products go down and force more people to switch to GM.
Then we start taking out their supplys completely, causing production numbers to further drop.
Sales will go down and they will be forced to sell out to GM.

Look, it'* not flawless, but it'* an idea. We can fine tune it.
How'* that going to help GM improve their product? Take out the other guy, and force people to buy (generally) sub-par products?
Yeah, but it'* pretty funny, you have to admit...

And you are also right. Protectionism and virtual market dominance is one of the reasons GM (and Ford) are in the soup today. Lack of real competition tends to breed complacency and incompetence.
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Lack of real competition tends to breed complacency and incompetence.
very true
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Bring back Camaro and Firebird in a kick A$$ styling with retro looks that pay honor to the 67-69 1st gen models.And the power to back it up.
Firebird is done. Won't ever come back...at least not in the "published" near future. The 2009 Camaro will come back...

http://messageboard.firehawk.org/viewtopic.php?t=6255
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Here are some concept pics of the 2009 Camaro, too...

http://www.mifbody.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=835
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They just need to quit putting things that nobody needs, on EVERY CAR. If you want a DVD player, order it. If you want 4x4, order it. Make it where you order the cars exactly how you want them, and have a barebones base truck. The Elbert County government owns a bunch of base model Silverados, and these things have cd players. I was looking for a Chevy Tahoe one time, and I could not find one with 4x4, no dvd player, cloth interior, etc. I knew exactly how I wanted it, and that'* how I was gonna buy one, no other way, there went one of their customers. GM has never directly made a penny off of me. That would have been my first new car, and the way it looks, I'll never be able to buy a new GM car or truck, so they'll never make a penny off of me. Just my opinion, I could be wrong.
A few years back, I started looking at S10'*.... But would only buy one if it had a 4.3 CPI Vortec, with CD Player, Keyless entry, extended cab 3rd door... I went back a handfull of times to see what they got in... I found them with No power locks( so no keyless ) no power windows... No power anything... But it had a CD player... And if I did find power windows and locks there was no keyless, and then it was the TBI Vortec... I told the guy I guess I won't get a GM truck then will I... I wanted a truk like that S10, but I stuck with My bonnevilles... At least I have some creature comforts I just could not find in that S10... Had several friends that had really nice S10'*... None of them had Pwr windows, mirrors or locks... They had the 2200 L4, But they all had a 3rd door and CD player...LOL

Wondered what GM was coming to.... Still wondering

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Make the new platforms be able to accept AWD configurations!. That way you're not concerned with the half of the population that deals with snow shy away from RWD vehicles, and those in warmer climates frown upon FWD set-ups.
Look at Subaru. Racing scene: accepted. Foul weather set: love 'em. Me: want one (Legacy GT at least)

And oh yeah, stop this crap:

Badge engineering didn't work the first time, won't work again....
One of my family members has an 01 or 02 Montanna... I like the looks of it, it has lines that stick out just engough to catch the eye...

But I'm not so sure about that new Design... icky

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