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Old 01-22-2013, 11:07 AM   #1
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think it would be more like a 'stingray' if it had split windows?

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I love this look. Delete the rear quarter windows Mr. General and we will all order our new "z06"s nxt year.

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Old 01-22-2013, 11:10 AM   #2
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It would be more like a 1963 Sting Ray, not a Stingray. The other Sting Rays did not have a split window and none of the Stingrays had a split window.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:10 AM   #3
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I don't see that happening.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:36 AM   #4
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Ain't happening.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:45 AM   #5
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Man, you just gotta love some of the "O please GM" messages that are showing up here. I mean, split windows? Seriously?

I gotta cheap solution...just get the Blade Silver C7 (or C6 for that matter) and stick a strip of classic silver duct tape down the center of the back window. Easy peasy!
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no way, with safety regulations how they are these days..
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I love this look.
Seriously…? That looks hideous…!

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Old 01-22-2013, 11:49 AM   #8
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That would be the biggest mistake GM could make on this car. They would lose most of their "young buyers", including me.

Split window? Seriously?
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:54 AM   #9
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no way, with safety regulations how they are these days..
I disagree. Audi is using rear cameras and a video screen to replace the rearview mirror on one of their cars. No reason they couldn't do this with a split window Vette.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:57 AM   #10
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think it would be more like a 'stingray' if it had split windows?

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...3771024&type=1


I love this look. Delete the rear quarter windows Mr. General and we will all order our new "z06"s nxt year.

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Only one year, of many, Sting Rays and Stingrays had the split window. So did my sister's first car:

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If the split window as a big hit and was not a vision issue it would have lasted more then a year.Zora hated it from when it was first conceived.
With the shape of the rear window on the C7, it would work at all.
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I certainly hope they would not make that mistake again, there is a reason it was only on one years car. I owned a brand new 63 split window that I bought on a whim and the visibility was horrible. Hated the car and traded it 6 months later for a 64 convert.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:01 PM   #13
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OK, here is the plan. GM should just (for one year) rebuild the entire 1963 splitwindow model with a new LT1 engine, aluminum frame and the same, exact body from '63 WITH the splitwindow but with a camera. Sell them for $120k MINIMUM to satisfy the 20-50 guys who would buy them, see how many sell and move forward from there.
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I gotta cheap solution...just get the Blade Silver C7 (or C6 for that matter) and stick a strip of classic silver duct tape down the center of the back window. Easy peasy!
Now, how's he gonna wax that center section...that's the question...that's a tough reach

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Now, how's he gonna wax that center section...that's the question...that's a tough reach

Retape! Easy peasy!
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:09 PM   #16
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The wrap around back window looked cool in the 60's, but I didn't even like it on the 80's, 90's, 00's, 10's. It's getting tired. Time to move on, which, fortunately, they did on the C7.

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I'm gonna insert this picture right here at this stage of the proceedings:

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Now, how's he gonna wax that center section...that's the question...that's a tough reach
It is a devious plot by ARSE, the Associated Regulatory Scaffolding Endeavor, to increase sales across the nation…
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think it would be more like a 'stingray' if it had split windows?

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...3771024&type=1


I love this look. Delete the rear quarter windows Mr. General and we will all order our new "z06"s nxt year.

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seriously? that looks truly awful on this car. All wrong.
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NO one liked the split window the first time out but maybe
with two camera's in the back (each side) ...it might work.
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