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Old 02-05-2019, 03:56 PM
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Visited the dealership today and pulled the trigger on my "new" toy. I was fun to watch shifting and stalling out on startups but it gives me something to shoot for...

I'd been watching the ads for a few months and decided to take a look at the nearest one in Little Ferry, NJ.

I make the full payment Thu, pick her up and drive home...
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Old 02-05-2019, 09:20 PM
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Hopefully the weather co-operates. Nothing like picking up a "new" car in a snow storm....

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Hopefully the weather co-operates. Nothing like picking up a "new" car in a snow storm....
What he said, plus congrats.

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Visited the dealership today and pulled the trigger on my "new" toy. I was fun to watch shifting and stalling out on startups but it gives me something to shoot for...

I'd been watching the ads for a few months and decided to take a look at the nearest one in Little Ferry, NJ.

I make the full payment Thu, pick her up and drive home...
The White with light blue interior?
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I have one "white" Vette so I went with the red, white top, red interior.
Anyway, the white one with blue interior was an A4.

After >15yrs of bracket racing A4s it took a little focus to use the left foot "differently" from training.

Predicted 33deg, not exactly rag-top weather but drivable.

As a plus looks like a friend of the dealer will take the burnt out IROC off my hands.
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I have one "white" Vette so I went with the red, white top, red interior.
Anyway, the white one with blue interior was an A4.

After >15yrs of bracket racing A4s it took a little focus to use the left foot "differently" from training.

Predicted 33deg, not exactly rag-top weather but drivable.

As a plus looks like a friend of the dealer will take the burnt out IROC off my hands.
I was curious if you ever saw that Light Blue before, I saw the one your getting I think. The dealer was something like Kay cars or something like that. Good luck with it,today was the day to take it home. 63 degrees in NJ today.
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Can't wait to see pictures of your new Vette!! Sounds like you really like the car!
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Congrats! I have had my triple black 89 ZF convertible for 13 years. Great cars and not many optioned with the ZF6 that year, especially the convertible.
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Congrats... my first Vette ever was an 89 Blk/Grey
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Congrats on your Vert purchase. Top down is the way to go! Please post pics of your car. Top down of course.
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Didn't see the white one advertised as I parked down the side street, walked in and saw the red one...end of search.
The dealership is Kar Connection, 161 E., Rt 46.

Thanks for the encouragement, you guys making it even more exciting for the pick up tomorrow afternoon...tic, tic, tic...
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Remember the mandatory pictures once you pick it up.
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Congrats on your new to you corvette, show us some pictures when you get a chance.
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Cloudy day - 1

Same day - 2

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Hope for better ones during sun tomorrow.

BTW, checked with Eddie at KC and he said they don't have that white one shown on Car Gurus.

What a hoot driving it home. Had fun starting on the hills in Ft. Lee, but neither stalled out nor smoked the tires so learning the "touch" I guess..
The Eddie did a fine job of detailing IMO.
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congrats on your "new" vette. dont forget the wave.
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Originally Posted by 65Z01 View Post
Hope for better ones during sun tomorrow.

BTW, checked with Eddie at KC and he said they don't have that white one shown on Car Gurus.

What a hoot driving it home. Had fun starting on the hills in Ft. Lee, but neither stalled out nor smoked the tires so learning the "touch" I guess..
The Eddie did a fine job of detailing IMO.
Yours is a lot nicer than that White/Blue combo IMHO anyway. Congrats on the purchase.
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Nice one! I love the combo of digi dash and ZF6 in my 89!
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Thanks guys for the good vibes.

First 45min of ownership was a combo of city and parkway driving, still "absorbing" the feeling.
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