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it doesn't look like they will, but if GM decides to put DRL's (daytime-running lights) on the new camaro, i'll cry. I have them on my 06 civic and it makes the car look crappy during the day. I just think the camaro would look a lot more sleek without DRL's, anyone else?
 

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I am thinking if it gets halos then they will be the DRL but if not I think they will probley be amber.
I don't mind amber DRL but I hate white DRL.


I hate these kind:


I don't mind these so much:


And halo DRL
 

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Exactly what does DRL satnd for?
On the Halos the bulb or ring what ever makes it glow what are the life cycles on those things?
I hope they do keep the Halos on the car. Will the Camaro be the first GM vehicle with Halos?
 

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Its the Law in Canada

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daytime_running_lamp#Canada

Canada
Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 108 required DRL on all new cars made after January 1, 1990. Canada's proposed DRL regulation initially was extremely similar to regulations in place in Scandinavia, with an axial luminous intensity limit of 1,500 candela, but automakers objected, claiming it was too expensive to add a new front lighting device, and would increase warranty costs (by dint of increased bulb replacements) to run the low beams. After a pitched regulatory battle, the standard was rewritten to permit the use of reduced-voltage high beam headlamps producing up to 7,000 axial candela, as well as permitting any light color from white to amber or selective yellow. These changes to the regulation permitted automakers to implement less-costly DRL, such as by connecting the high beam filaments in series to supply each filament with half its rated voltage, or by burning the front turn signals full time (except when actually flashing as turn indicators).



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General Motors, interested in reducing the build variations of cars for the North American market, began lobbying the DOT (United States Department of Transportation) to permit DRL in the United States shortly after Canada required them. A prolonged regulatory battle was fought, with the DOT objecting on grounds of potential safety drawbacks and glare issues. Eventually, however, these objections were set aside and DRL of the same types allowed in Canada (save for fog lamp DRLs) were legalized (but not mandated) effective with the 1995 model year. General Motors immediately equipped most (and, in following years, all) of its vehicles with DRL beginning with the Chevrolet Corsica. Saab, Volkswagen and Subaru gradually introduced DRL in the U.S. market beginning in 1995. In recent years, Lexus has installed high-beam or turn signal based DRL on US models. Some Toyota models come with DRL as standard or optional equipment, and with a driver-controllable on/off switch. Starting in the 2006 model year, Honda equipped both the Accord and new Civic with DRL.

Public reaction to DRL, generally neutral to positive in Canada, is decidedly mixed in the U.S. (where motorcycles have since 1976 been wired so that low beam headlamp is on whenever the engine is running—not as a matter of law, but by voluntary industry action). Thousands of complaints regarding glare from DRL were lodged with the DOT shortly after DRLs were permitted on cars, and there was also concern that headlamp-based DRLs reduce the conspicuity of motorcycles, and that DRL based on front turn signals introduce ambiguity into the turn signal system. In 1997, in response to these complaints and after measuring actual DRL intensity well above the 7,000 cd limit on vehicles in use, DOT proposed changes to the DRL specification that would have capped axial intensity at 1,500 candela, a level nearly identical to the European 1,200 cd and identical to the initially-proposed Canadian limit. During the open comment period, thousands of public comments were received by DOT in support of lowering the intensity (or advocating the complete elimination of DRL from U.S. roads). Automaker sentiment generally ran along predictable lines, with European automakers experienced at complying with European DRL requirements voicing no objection to the proposal, and North American automakers vociferously repeating the same objections they raised in response to Canada's initial proposal. The DOT proposal for DRL intensity reduction was rescinded in 2004.[1][2]

Motorcyclists have objected that DRL on autos will reduce the conspicuity of motorcycles; proposals have been made to permit the use of a flashing DRL during daylight hours.
 

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well us grand prix figured out that u can do a simple re-wire kit to turn off the DRL's. so im sure people will find them on the camaro. i like the DRL's especially on those morning where the sun is bright as hell. oncoming traffic can see you. especially if passin. i personally love them.
 

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I can take a fuse out and turn off the DRLs in my s-10..but doing so disables my fog lamps.
I don't like DRLs..they wear down the headlight bulb faster..which makes the actual headlights when used at night dimmer...and they put more strain on the engine (albeit little) by using up more juice.
I could also do a rewire, if I knew wth I was doing ;).

Dodge tends to have them as Optional. And when you order a car, you can tell the dealership to disable the DRLs before you take delivery of the car, and they'll do so. Either by doing it themselves or putting it in the order to the factory to not have them activated.



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they'll drls but i think they do like the 98-02's and use the turn signals, i like em like that

my aunt just bout an ss cobalt and she ahs the option to turn them off using a special feature on the light switch

and as far as put extra load on the engine, it really doesnt. drls only use 6 volts throught the high beam bulb so theirs very lil resistance thus theirs not a big amperage demand.
 

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dont worry guys the drl's wont screw up the sleek look of the camaro

a lot of very smart people worked on such details to make sure production requirements dont make the car look goofy
 
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