Time to bid Farewell - CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion

Go Back   >
Log In 
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Vendor Directory

C6 Corvette General Discussion
General C6 Corvette Discussion not covered in Tech Sponsored by
PFYC

Time to bid Farewell

Closed Thread
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-25-2013, 05:17 PM   #1
rz2mbc
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
rz2mbc's Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 2007
Posts: 935
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Time to bid Farewell

Well, after 55k well enjoyed miles on my 07 coupe I sold it to a nice home here in the Tampa area. I have met & talked to a great number of Vette owners & enjoyed numerous Vette shows. But, it was time for a change. Did not like the early renderings of the C 7 & once I saw it, well I made the move. Picked up a 2009 Porsche 911 S Cab. Had a unbelievable 2400 miles on the clock. Got it for a fair price, and am WELL pleased with a " used Porsche ". AWESOME MOTOR CAR!!! It was a deal I could not pass up. We all must move on at one point in our lives. It was great owning a Vette and being a part of a SUPER forum.......KEEP THE WAVE ALIVE.
rz2mbc is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:39 PM   #2
C6Whatever
CF Senior Member
 
C6Whatever's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2011
Location: Alexandria Louisiana
Posts: 1,897
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Happy for you on your new purchase. Enjoy your new car

Lisa
C6Whatever is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:41 PM   #3
JKbride
CF Senior Member
W. GA Events Coordinator
St. Jude Donor '12-'13-'14-'15
Support Corvetteforum!
 
JKbride's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2011
Location: Carrollton GA
Posts: 2,077
Thanked 20 Times in 4 Posts
Default

You can still wave at us...we will know you are a former Vette Owner

Best of luck with your new ride!
JKbride is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:43 PM   #4
saplumr
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
saplumr's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2005
Location: Saint Albans, WV
Posts: 10,532
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Enjoy your new wheels!
saplumr is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:43 PM   #5
Racer
CF Senior Member
Cruise-In III Veteran
St. Jude Donor '11
 
Racer's Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 2001
Location: Calgary/ San Jose del Cabo
Posts: 24,829
Thanked 9 Times in 8 Posts
Default

Well, at least it isn't a Boxter...............I guess.

Racer is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:47 PM   #6
NormWild
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2008
Location: Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,880
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Lots of folks jumping over to Porsches lately. Never understood the need to announce leaving the forum, but oh well.
NormWild is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:51 PM   #7
StanNH
CF Senior Member
 
StanNH's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 2004
Location: Whitefield NH
Posts: 5,506
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rz2mbc View Post
...But, it was time for a change. Did not like the early renderings of the C 7 & once I saw it, well I made the move. Picked up a 2009 Porsche 911 S Cab. Had a unbelievable 2400 miles on the clock. Got it for a fair price, and am WELL pleased with a " used Porsche ". AWESOME MOTOR CAR!!! It was a deal I could not pass up. We all must move on at one point in our lives. It was great owning a Vette and being a part of a SUPER forum.......KEEP THE WAVE ALIVE.
I just posted a similar thread. I sold my 2009 and just ordered a 2013 Porsche Boxster S. I also had a somewhat reserved reaction to the C7 renderings and prototypes although, in time, it will probably grow on me.

I hope the C7 is a huge success for GM, and I'm fairly confident it will be. It's just not for all of us.

Congratulations on your 911 S ... a truly classic roadster.

StanNH is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 05:52 PM   #8
VET4LES
CF Senior Member
 
VET4LES's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2004
Location: San Clemente CA
Posts: 27,402
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 12 Posts
Default

VET4LES is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 06:01 PM   #9
aaroncorvette
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Jan 2009
Location: London Kent
Posts: 608
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

See you later, go easy on the wine and cheese, and be prepared for the gay comments
aaroncorvette is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:21 PM   #10
Jimmy Z
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
Jimmy Z's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2009
Location: Chamblee Ga
Posts: 2,011
Thanked 5 Times in 4 Posts
Default

enjoy..............
Jimmy Z is online now  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:22 PM   #11
AORoads
CF Senior Member
St. Jude Donor '15
"In honor of jpee"
 
AORoads's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 2005
Location: Northern, VA
Posts: 38,962
Thanked 237 Times in 199 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by VET4LES View Post
have a great ride!
AORoads is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:27 PM   #12
Goatdad
CF Senior Member
St. Jude Donor '11-'12-'13
 
Goatdad's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2011
Location: Canaveral Groves Florida
Posts: 2,101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Sounds like your happy and that's what matters most.

From one car guy to another.....enjoy the variety, it is the spice of life
Goatdad is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:31 PM   #13
Sabre34
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
St. Jude Donor '06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16
 
Sabre34's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2005
Location: Parrish FL
Posts: 12,926

Thanked 14 Times in 14 Posts
Default

Congrats and enjoy!
Sabre34 is online now  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:34 PM   #14
Always Red Dave
CF Senior Member
 
Always Red Dave's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2005
Location: Plymouth Massachusetts
Posts: 3,924
Thanked 153 Times in 117 Posts
Default

Good luck with the porsche but their will never be another fun car for me if it doesnt say CORVETTE on it unlees the money situation arises but I would downgrade but as long as I can afford one I would never get rid of my C6 vette for a porsche! JMHO..............

Last edited by Always Red Dave; 01-25-2013 at 07:44 PM.
Always Red Dave is online now  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:37 PM   #15
Mad*Max
CF Senior Member
 
Mad*Max's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 2007
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 12,310
Thanked 33 Times in 30 Posts
Default

enjoy!
Mad*Max is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:54 PM   #16
budgreen3564
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
budgreen3564's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 2007
Location: parker texas retired police DPD Sergeant
Posts: 2,216
Thanked 12 Times in 7 Posts
Default

Enjoy the maintenance costs!
budgreen3564 is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 07:57 PM   #17
427 Pilot
CF Senior Member
 
427 Pilot's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2012
Posts: 3,999
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Good Luck!
427 Pilot is offline  
Old 01-25-2013, 08:01 PM   #18
ncvette_1FUNRIDE
Tech Contributor
Support Corvetteforum!
 
ncvette_1FUNRIDE's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 2008
Location: Greensboro NC
Posts: 10,241
Thanked 92 Times in 86 Posts
Default

Hope you enjoy your new ride.



I will never understand why some people have to put down another person's car, whether it is a Vette or another make.
ncvette_1FUNRIDE is online now  
Old 01-25-2013, 08:09 PM   #19
Always Red Dave
CF Senior Member
 
Always Red Dave's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2005
Location: Plymouth Massachusetts
Posts: 3,924
Thanked 153 Times in 117 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ncvette_1FUNRIDE View Post
Hope you enjoy your new ride.



I will never understand why some people have to put down another person's car, whether it is a Vette or another make.
Because this is a corvette forum not a car forum and the same reason why jets fans should not tell us how they were once a patriot fan but now will be a jet fan. Good luck with the new ride but I never wave to a porsche and thats just the way it is . Not putting down anyones car but if you are switching teams we dont need to know. JMHO!
Always Red Dave is online now  
Old 01-25-2013, 08:09 PM   #20
dvilin
CF Senior Member
 
dvilin's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 2007
Location: Rochester New York
Posts: 33,184
Thanked 555 Times in 435 Posts
Default

Enjoy the Porsche 911, awesome machine.
dvilin is offline  
Go Back   CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion >
Reload this Page
  • Time to bid Farewell
  •  
     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Valley GTG, July 19th, Let's meet, great, and repeat ULEWZ Southern California 43 07-21-2014 02:26 PM
    Introduction Jake Merchant Intros 23 11-24-2013 07:36 PM
    New to Tampa! OrangeC6Conv Intros 8 05-28-2013 05:09 AM
    Thanks Tampa Tune! br04vett C6 Scan & Tune 5 01-20-2013 09:33 PM
    Quick 3 Day New Orleans to Orlando Road trip JockamoIPA C6 Corvette General Discussion 3 10-28-2012 07:03 PM


    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Click for Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Forum Jump


    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:42 PM.