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Old 01-23-2013, 06:15 PM   #1
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I prefer the Z51 much more. Looks like the 18/19" wheels, transparent top and no full length spoiler.

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Old 01-23-2013, 06:20 PM   #2
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Thanks!

That is really clean. I really like it with the base wheels and no rear spoiler. But, as I mentioned in another post, the new roof design with C-pillars looks really funny to me with the transparent top --like they just ran out of paint, or started to build a bridge and then stopped!

How did it look to you in person?

BTW -- here's a car I saw yesterday -- I think the C7 should treat the transparent top like this -- really nice looking and requires zero alterations to the basic C7 design -- just a change in the painting approach

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Old 01-23-2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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I didn't actually take the pic, just ran across it on another site.
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:21 PM   #4
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I do like the way that looks right there though.
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:22 PM   #5
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I agree, unimpressive pic but believe it is a test mule.

I like the C7 from what I have seen I person, but I will not be buying a base C7 if I buy!
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:24 PM   #6
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Pretty sure it is the same one that was in Tempe, AZ the other day.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:12 PM   #7
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still looks good, but incomplete. Needs the bigger wheels and the rear spoiler to look right.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:21 PM   #8
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I prefer the Z51 much more. Looks like the 18/19" wheels, transparent top and no full length spoiler.

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Great catch! First one that I have seen. The wheels and spoiler are the big tip off. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:21 PM   #9
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I didn't actually take the pic, just ran across it on another site.
Poser!!

Just kidding, Thanks for posting it.

Car looks nice, though.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:21 PM   #10
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Wheel gap looks bad. Didn't notice on the Z51... is it lower?
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:30 PM   #11
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Wheel gap looks bad. Didn't notice on the Z51... is it lower?
Why should the wheel gap look worse on this car then on a Z51 equipped car? Wheel diameter changes but not the tire diameter.
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Old 01-23-2013, 07:30 PM   #12
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Wheel gap looks bad. Didn't notice on the Z51... is it lower?
Agree...bet the Z51 is lowered. Just like most all Vettes...lowering will improve stance/appearance.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:39 PM   #13
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I saw a yellow one on the freeway today in Milford. I took a pic but I am on an iPhone and don't know how to upload. It looked really cool. Manufactur plate.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:48 PM   #14
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Another added reason to get the z51 and carbon roof ...

Car needs 20s out back from the z51 package
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:50 PM   #15
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Thanks!

That is really clean. I really like it with the base wheels and no rear spoiler. But, as I mentioned in another post, the new roof design with C-pillars looks really funny to me with the transparent top --like they just ran out of paint, or started to build a bridge and then stopped!

How did it look to you in person?

BTW -- here's a car I saw yesterday -- I think the C7 should treat the transparent top like this -- really nice looking and requires zero alterations to the basic C7 design -- just a change in the painting approach

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Is the transparent top an option or does the base C7 come with the transparent top?
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:55 PM   #16
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I saw a yellow one on the freeway today in Milford. I took a pic but I am on an iPhone and don't know how to upload. It looked really cool. Manufactur plate.
Email it, to yourself and upload it to photobucket/a host or email/text it to someone on here to do it for you-- I've got to see a yellow!
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:11 PM   #17
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Anyone else think the roof line looks unsupported with the exposed carbon fiber roof? You have the body colored C pillar that goes up toward the roof panel, then it just turns all black. So now you have this rear glass that is surrounded on the back side by the C pillar but nothing up front because of the blacked out B pillar.

At least the C6 had a body colored B pillar that visually supports the rear glass.

I like the idea of the exposed carbon fiber roof panel but I might not get it for this reason alone.
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:13 PM   #18
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looks good but needs to be lowered ASAP!!!
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Anyone else think the roof line looks unsupported with the exposed carbon fiber roof? You have the body colored C pillar that goes up toward the roof panel, then it just turns all black. So now you have this rear glass that is surrounded on the back side by the C pillar but nothing up front because of the blacked out B pillar.

At least the C6 had a body colored B pillar that visually supports the rear glass.

I like the idea of the exposed carbon fiber roof panel but I might not get it for this reason alone.
That is why God made spray paint and Plastidip.
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:31 PM   #20
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Why should the wheel gap look worse on this car then on a Z51 equipped car? Wheel diameter changes but not the tire diameter.
Because its not lowered. Also, the carbon roof has body colored sides to extend the c pillar to the windshield. Check the pics from the unveiling.
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