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Old 05-12-2013, 01:32 PM   #1
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My first "ricer" mod ever on a car, I decided to try something subtle w/ my Z06. A set of matte black GS stripes from CorvetteMods on both driver and passenger sides. Figured it would be unique (as far as GS stripes go...) but not too glaring or out of place.

I had a hard time coming up with exactly where to position them, this seems maybe a little further back toward the door than some others have placed them, but this seemed about where the rounded cut on the bottom of the rear stripe lined up best w/ the curve of the wheelwell. The front stripes seem to be straight cut on both ends and intended to be trimmed both to match the wheelwell and the top of the fender/hood opening, so they weren't much help in proper placement...

I used a strip of 3/4" I think masking tape as a spacer between each stripe to get them aligned/spaced out easily. That worked great, I'm happy with placement.

Anyway, I dig it overall. Car is dirty, but:












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Old 05-12-2013, 01:35 PM   #2
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Subtle and badass at the same time - that's the perfect combo!
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:48 PM   #3
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I like it!!!!
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:52 PM   #5
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As subtle a mod as they come!
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:08 PM   #6
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I love it! That is a great mod for a black C5!

Don't let any "The C5 never had a Grand Sport model" detractors get to you. Fender stripes and Grand Sport stripes are not the same thing.

I also saw a black C6Z with ghost gray stripes down the middle and over the roof and it also looked great!

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Very nice! Very subtle! Really looks great!
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Looks great!!
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Old 05-12-2013, 05:41 PM   #9
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I like yours. I just did mine 2 weeks ago..(I'm jealous of your chrome wheels)
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I like it!
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a very nice subtle mod!
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Whatever floats your boat I suppose...now you have a Grand Sport Z06! 15hp...added...
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Nicely done! I'm gonna use that trick with the tape in the middle when I redo mine in a few days!
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Subtle and badass at the same time - that's the perfect combo!
nice
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Lookin' good.
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I think another term they call them is "Ghost Stripes," almost the same color as the body but slightly different, those I like a lot......
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Man those came out great!
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I like it.
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Don't usually like those stripes but that looks real good
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I like yours. I just did mine 2 weeks ago..(I'm jealous of your chrome wheels)
Funny, because I'm thinking how great these gunmetal gray wheels would look matched up with those stripes on a black C5Z.



The stripes look good with either wheel.
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