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Thread: C7 Taillight haters....rejoice.....

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    Default C7 Taillight haters....rejoice.....

    Here you go....you knew it had to happen....... Now The Corvette Faithful Can Stop Bitching About 'Camaro Taillights' Ok maybe its not a real kit yet but someday....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskerman View Post
    Here you go....you knew it had to happen....... Now The Corvette Faithful Can Stop Bitching About 'Camaro Taillights' Ok maybe its not a real kit yet but someday....
    Don't do it.
    That rear fascia eliminates the transaxle cooling exhaust vent.
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    YA that's what it should look like.

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    Sorry those round taillights look like crap ! Deal with it people, first was the headlights with the C-6 now the rear lights get the change. And it's about time !
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    Nice drawing - except they forgot to airbrush in the backup lights.


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    It sure would have looked better that way than what it is.
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    :G C7 Corvette's new re-designed tailights...

    Quote Originally Posted by Huskerman View Post
    Here you go....you knew it had to happen....... Now The Corvette Faithful Can Stop Bitching About 'Camaro Taillights' Ok maybe its not a real kit yet but someday....
    It just doesn't look natural with the old-style round tailights. They just don't flow or blend in well with the rest of the new, re-styled body like the new, angular, squarish tailights do. As a matter of fact, the new rear end, tailights included, are what I like the most of the new 2014 C7 Corvette!....get over it, people!!!....it's time to move forward ahead and towards the future with new, re-designed and futuristic-looking tailights and we need to leave the round lights in the past!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrose7004 View Post
    It sure would have looked better that way than what it is.
    I don't think so, my friend!....if you still want to hold onto round tailights, buy a C6 and stick with it!.....the new C7 looks more futuristic the way it is!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskerman View Post
    Here you go....you knew it had to happen....... Now The Corvette Faithful Can Stop Bitching About 'Camaro Taillights' Ok maybe its not a real kit yet but someday....
    Yes, we may be stuck with these Camaro-Type taillights for the C7's first model year. That distinguishable difference of the Vett's circular ones are already missed before the first one even comes off their production line. But there's hope Chevrolet Marketers will regain their senses and put things back by 2015?? After all, we must admit it would increase sales.. And what could be better.. What's a good Marketer for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aceves81 View Post
    I don't think so, my friend!....if you still want to hold onto round tailights, buy a C6 and stick with it!.....the new C7 looks more futuristic the way it is!
    If I'm not mistaken but wasn't the C7 a concept?? car in 2009 ??????

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrose7004 View Post
    It sure would have looked better that way than what it is.
    I agree with ya Brother

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5thgeneration View Post
    Sorry those round taillights look like crap ! Deal with it people, first was the headlights with the C-6 now the rear lights get the change. And it's about time !
    BRAVO!
    It's utterly amazing how someone can pick 1 item that disagrees with their personal preference and then continue to go on a destructive rant! Its embarrassing reading comments about how the design team and engineers engineers blew it!

    The only comment I would like to make is to say Thank You, Tadge Juechter, kirk Bennion, Ryan Vaughn, Ed Moss, and Mike Bailey, and all the GM employees, responsible for making the C7 not only possible, but an incredible and beautiful evolution in design.

    BTW-has anyone noticed the attention to detail with the steering wheel looking very similar to a Stingray.
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    The shape of the C7 tail lights is not the problem...it's the "drag queen" level of black mascara around the lights that looks so idiotic. The absence of that black trim is what makes this rendering look so much cleaner/natural than the stock setup...in spite of it having the wrong lights.
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    Default C'mon now people ...

    ... how many aftermarket mod kits are there for EVERY generation of Corvette? And how many are designed to put older design cues onto newer models, like the C1 retro-kit for the C5? How about the Avelate and Tigershark customs and dozens of scoop, wing, ground effect and fender flare parts. What do you say to Callaway?

    Besides, the C7 is a prototype and will like likely get a little massage here and there before the line in Bowling Green fires up again.

    I, for one, hope the kit people will offer a glass teardrop window hatchback kit to get rid of the obvious blind spot the C7 will have (and I think that would look better,too.)

    Just watch ... it won't be long and the tuners will be swapping out the LS engines for D.I. LT1s in their ancient C5s and C6s.

    Different strokes and all that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Low drag - High speed View Post
    ...Just watch ... it won't be long and the tuners will be swapping out the LS engines for D.I. LT1s in their ancient C5s and C6s...
    It'll probably be very long. Before that could happen, the after market will have to figure out how to retrofit a C7 ECM into the earlier cars...and that won't even occur to them until after they've cracked the new encryption. To give you an idea how long that might take, the HEMI after market has been trying to crack Chrysler's new encryption since the 2011s came out...and they're not there yet. Unless GM gives the code key to the after market, it'll be a good long while.
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