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Old 09-25-2017, 02:03 PM
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I sold my 67 last week and it was shipped today, heading to LA, California. It was(is) a great car and the new owner loves it. Time to move onto the C7 section but I'll poke my head in here on occasion.
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Beautiful car. You will be missed in our forum..........you were a good contributor and help to many.

Come back and visit often.

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Old 09-25-2017, 02:39 PM
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No way, jose.
that shot with the bunting in the background sold it.
Stunning looking car!
look for a pm.
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Old 09-25-2017, 03:10 PM
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Rick! You'll be missed! Enjoy the c7 and don't be a stranger!

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Old 09-25-2017, 03:30 PM
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C-7. Isn't that a bit fast for you?.,..lol

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Old 09-25-2017, 03:51 PM
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Sorry to see you go!

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Old 09-25-2017, 03:59 PM
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So what are you looking for in a C7? It's a buyers market now. One local dealer had 38 the last I heard and they were moving slow. Please let us know what you buy. Good luck and don't be a stranger.
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Old 09-25-2017, 04:14 PM
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Best of luck with your new toy Rick. Thanks for all your insight and assistance over the years. Please, don't be a stranger to this sight
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Rick,

Congrats on the sale. I would hope you are still out there on Woodward with your C7. I'm looking forward to seeing what you get.
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I see more and more of this happening....folks moving forward to a more modern sports car for one reason or another...
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Rick you have helped me a lot with my 64. Wishing you the best with your new ride!!!
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I see more and more of this happening....folks moving forward to a more modern sports car for one reason or another...
That is the reason to have two: a new (or newer) one and an old one.

I could't decide between them for many years and went back and forth. Now I don't have to worry anymore.

PS: But you also have twice the work along with twice the fun.

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That is the reason to have two: a new (or newer) one and an old one.

I could't decide between them for many years and went back and forth. Now I don't have to worry anymore.

PS: But you also have twice the work along with twice the fun.

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yup - a '67 and '06 here. Can' swing a C7 at this point, and prefer to wait to see the styling of the C8 anyway!
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Rick, think about a C6 ZR1, there are a number of them on the market selling for less than 1/2 of the new price with very low mileage. They didn't make many and out of the corvettes made in the last 20 years, a ZR1 is my favorite. Check them out prior to making your choice.
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Good luck to you Rick with a C7. I check the C7 forum often and there are problems with it just like the C6's. Seems the A8 automatic trans is a major issue with torque converter failures ruining the trans filling it with metal causing replacement. They have a sticky for that issue alone.

Something about the engine running in V4 mode lugging the engine and causing the problems. The 14 C7 A6 auto is ok I believe, just the 8 spd auto 15 and up.

Think if I was to spend 40k and up the car would have to have a bumper to bumper warranty to cover nearly anything.

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That's a beautiful 67 Rick. You will miss it. See you over in the C7 section. They are great cars. The Z06 is a beast. Good luck with your next one. You will enjoy it, I'm sure.
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Old 09-25-2017, 08:29 PM
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It indeed was a beauty, especially the photo in front of the house is a price winner. We'll miss ya in the c1/c2 section.

Enjoy the c7 and hope you tune in every now and then

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Rick, you will truly be missed. Thank you for all that you have contributed here in the C1-C2 section.
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Old 09-25-2017, 08:58 PM
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Rick its time for a change don't look back I went the other way and got a truck .
Its a blast had the C6 427, and the split window for total of 25 years .
I am staying on the forum its part of my life and hard to change ,For me its harder to leave the forum than selling the Corvette ,The Money did soften the blow .Its been great talking with you .
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