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Old 01-22-2014, 04:25 PM   #1
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Disclaimer...I do apologize for the title. Tried to change it after the fact and it would only change on my individual post. As I noted below, the only two complaints I've heard from people about the C7 were the taillights and the grille. Never heard a single compliment about the factory grille. So that's what lead to my title. After reading many of the posts, it's clear that a lot of people do actually like the factory grille. Title was just my way of being funny based on the complaints I've heard. I was clearly unsuccessful!! It certainly wasn't meant to offend anyone. As noted, we all have our own preference and that's the beauty of being human, we have the ability to think and like different things. So I apologize to anyone that was offended by the "hideous" part of the title. One thing I've learned in seeing all of the photos on this site, the C7 is an amazing vehicle in any color or configuration. Congrats to all that own one, you are one of the lucky ones that gets to enjoy such an amazing machine!

Got some better shots of it with less glare and more representative of the actual color for those interested.

Also, more new photos on page 7 of this thread.
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:26 PM   #2
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admire doing the mod but no thanks for me....
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:27 PM   #3
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Much better!!


For you.
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:29 PM   #4
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Perhaps the title of this thread should have been "Check out my grille".

Although I can't speak for everyone, I am sure that many others besides me do not consider that the C7s grille is hideous.

Good for you. I will retain "hideous".
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:30 PM   #5
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Sorry, but, I like the factory one better.
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:32 PM   #6
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The less attention drawn to the front grille the better
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:34 PM   #7
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I like mine better no Chrome but then again different strokes for different folks...
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I do like the attached splitter. Where did you get it?
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imho really cheapens the look of the front... but to each their own. Might be better if you painted it gloss black.
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Sorry, but, I like the factory one better.
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I think it looks pretty good.
If you like it, that's what really counts.
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Something tells me this thread didn't go as the OP had hoped
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I like it
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Maybe if it was painted black it would look better. As is, looks like a cheap mod that was popular 10 years ago.
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Perhaps the title of this thread should have been "Check out my grille".

Although I can't speak for everyone, I am sure that many others besides me do not consider that the C7s grille is hideous.

Good for you. I will retain "hideous".
You can speak for me
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Maybe if it was painted black it would look better. As is, looks like a cheap mod that was popular 10 years ago.
But then folks would say it has the "bottom feeder" look. Which I happen to like...
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It is painted black. Just the sun shining on it and it's too high of a resolution photo that had to be condensed down on this site. The full size image doesn't have the shiny edges.

And one of the biggest complaints I've heard about the C7, besides the taillights, is the grille. I personally thought the original grille looked like it belonged on a sedan rather than an edgy sports car. But, that's just my opinion. I love the look of it and had nothing but compliments of those who've seen it in person.

I've learned over the past two months, this forum contains a very tough crowd.

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It is painted black. Just the sun shining on it.
It's a clean look, it's just that the chicken wire mesh look is very outdated IMO. As long as you like it, who cares what we think.
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