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post #12 of (permalink) Old 04-28-2019, 05:19 AM
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Originally Posted by RobH View Post
Eventually, yes. GM has an obligation to support their cars for a certain period of time after their production and sale. In the past, I've read eight years and more recently I've read ten years. So parts support for a 2013-2017 model should be available until later in time than for a 2008-2009 model car.

For things that are still in use or produced in large numbers, like the SL80 automatic transmission, industry support will be around for a long time. Body parts for a limited production vehicle, not so much. When GM no longer has a desired part, the salvage yards and Car-Part.com become one's friend.

According to Wikipedia, 28,159 G8's and 12,860 SS's were sold in the US. So there might be more G8's in the salvage yards. Also, a lot of G8 mechanical parts were shared with comparable year Camaro's.
I believe the total G8 production was around 48,000 total between sedans, GTs, and GXPs. More made than SS’S.

Edit! https://g8nation.com/showthread.php?t=7861
Don’t know if those numbers include Canadian cars.

2009 G8 GXP, #715 0f 1829 (#18 of 23 as optioned), MSM, 6M, Sunroof, Onyx/Red

2009 G8 GXP, #807 of 1829 (#37 of 68 as optioned), MSM, 6A, Sunroof, Onyx

2016 Chevy SS, Mystic Green, roof, #555 of 2221

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