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    Enjoy your new car!

    Enjoy your new car!
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    So sorry to hear of the news.

    So sorry to hear of the news.
  3. News: Wow, what a shame. Can you imagine if this...

    Wow, what a shame. Can you imagine if this happened during their "5 year" get together?:ugh
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    Interestingly, MY 2007 Z06's supposedly had the...

    Interestingly, MY 2007 Z06's supposedly had the "suspect" rockers.
    Looks like the only thing to do is to verify that your valvetrain is the way it should be. (I don't want to use the term "spec"...
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    Yesterday (07APR13) I was riding my Triumph in...

    Yesterday (07APR13) I was riding my Triumph in the local mountains East of Sandy Eggo. It was 2pm and I was about a mile from Lake Cuyamaca restaurant when I come around a bend and there's a fleet of...
  6. Warning! What with all the legaleze and pain in the butt...

    What with all the legaleze and pain in the butt of having to deal with "diminished value" (If it's allowed in the OP's State, I would have taken the "New car for $15,000" Alex.)
    Having only $15,000...
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    I for one am glad "those days are long gone." ...

    I for one am glad "those days are long gone."
    Gone are the days of making 330HP and getting 6 mpg.
    Those old cars may have been nostalgic, but todays cars are better in every way (except price...
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    The alignment specs are about a mile wide for the...

    The alignment specs are about a mile wide for the Corvette. If your alignment shop can't get it "within spec," then search for an alignment shop that doesn't have Helen Keller working as a tech.
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    The stock LS7 is rated @ 470lb.ft. I would...

    The stock LS7 is rated @ 470lb.ft.
    I would suggest using a 4L80 trans as it has a higher capacity.
    They can be built for lots of power.
    Now, if money were no object, I'd look at the 6L90 from the...
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    toppthat~ Realizing you're on a budget, I would...

    toppthat~ Realizing you're on a budget, I would say Michelin Pilot Sports. Are they cheap? Nope.

    Do they last twice as long as all the other tires, thus saving money in the long run? You betcha,...
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    D30 "Color Override" option

    After reviewing the 2012 Porduction #'s, I ran across "D30" Color Override" option. What IS that? All I know is 58 cars had it. None were Z06's. Are there 58 "Mary Kay" Corvettes running around?;LOL
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    Question: Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.........it's a secret!:L

    Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.........it's a secret!:L
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    Notice: Hib, I would have sub'd PS2's for your road trip....

    Hib, I would have sub'd PS2's for your road trip. They work very well, and last a long time. Your "cups" are going to be junk by the time you get to Santa Barbara. That's a shame because those cups...
  14. Poll: Having a dealership that knows it's product is...

    Having a dealership that knows it's product is good business. There is always going to be a "new" salesperson that doesn't know everything about every car on their lot. That would be impossible as...
  15. Notice: Important! Interesting that GM will cease production of the...

    Interesting that GM will cease production of the C6 for "several months" to deplete existing inventory, prior to releasing the C7. I guess those that want to "negotiate down" a price on a new C6 with...
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    Question: Did both plugs look like this? 6641 Here's a...

    Did both plugs look like this?
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    Here's a pic of both cleaned and still loaded plugs. This engine has 51,XXX miles on it, and the oil change intervals are 20% oil life, give or take....
  17. doubt this is it!

    GM is secretly praising Jalopnick for making the C7 have some media buzz. Lately, there's been nothing to talk about. Whether this is it or not, we're speculating. I'd like to see the interior. (Oh...
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    OP~ There have been numerous threads about the...

    OP~ There have been numerous threads about the "C6 gas cap."
    Here's what I can tell you. Some early gas caps caused a code to be thrown. Causing a "check engine light" (CEL) to be illuminated....
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    Question: The only thing I use NAV for is @ 1/32nd mile...

    The only thing I use NAV for is @ 1/32nd mile scale. I use it to tell me what an unknown road is going to do if I'm "railing" it. Saved my bacon a coupla times (and almost cost me my bacon other...
  20. MODS~ Please move to C5 section so OP can get...

    MODS~ Please move to C5 section so OP can get more accurate help.
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    Warning! Lens crazing is caused by heat cycling. So,...

    Lens crazing is caused by heat cycling.

    So, here's what we've got~

    1. DRL's are on all the time and they get warm. (Unless you turn them off, like I do.) They've been known to get warm enough...
  22. Thread: Not a good year

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    Chances are, your lean codes were tripped because...

    Chances are, your lean codes were tripped because of the fuel's oxygenate. That's what happened to me.
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    Question: vintagez~ What if you were to just remove the...

    vintagez~ What if you were to just remove the neg. cable from the battery terminal for the winter? This way, you could leave the battery in the car. (Unless you're worried about battery damage from...
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    Help! ALL LS7's are built @ Wixom PBC. It doesn't...

    ALL LS7's are built @ Wixom PBC. It doesn't matter if the engines go to Bowling Green for installation into new Corvettes or they go to "stock" as crate engines.
    The only difference I can glean...
  25. Interesting. I have just the opposite problem....

    Interesting. I have just the opposite problem. When I floor the car and get going really fast (150+,) I hear "WEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!" I can't figure out where it's coming from either!:rotfl
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