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Old 07-26-2017, 10:56 PM
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I've only had my C6 for 16 months and 12K miles, but it seems like I've been waiting forever to take some pictures without those terrible headlight lenses and sandblasted nose. My Vert is an '05 Z51 car with every factory option, but it had 190K on it when I got it. Remarkably the car has no rattles, drips, smoke and runs literally like a new car. Fast and smooth! After changing the headlight lenses and getting the hood, front and rear bumper painted, it finally looks as good as it runs. Couldn't afford a newer or low mileage car, but I lucked out on this car and understand the passion many of you have for this great car after a short time. I like the stock look and the base body so the only additions I've made are 2013 Starfish wheels, my favorite, and the WindRestrictor. Don't want to get into a lens war, but I used OEM gaskets and Umnitza lenses, which I found to be a very high quality, well fitting, tremendous improvement to the previously tired look front. Love that car!








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Old 07-26-2017, 10:57 PM
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Old 07-26-2017, 11:06 PM
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Nice!
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Congratulations on a job well done!
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Old 07-26-2017, 11:12 PM
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Those are beautiful photos.
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Old 07-26-2017, 11:20 PM
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Sweet. Looks good.
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Awesome pics Great looking car

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Great looking car!
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Old 07-27-2017, 12:47 AM
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I think your car looks great and I am in the same boat, I picked up a 1 owner car back in Feb that had 165k miles on her for around 10k and have never looked back. Finally got a set of tires and chrome "take off wheels" and have put 12K miles on the car in the last few months. Ride On my friend , that is a fine lookin Vert! You have inspired me to take some pics and post my ride.
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For any car with 120,000 miles, your C6 looks GREAT !

EDIT .... Or is it 190,000 miles (I am a little confused with what you said in your post)

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Originally Posted by Turbo6TA View Post
For any car with 120,000 miles, your C6 looks GREAT !
Thanks, but it now has 202K, 190K when I got it.

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WoW !

and it still looks very nice
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Very nice. GO STEELERS
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I had a C5 that I put 220k miles on. It looked and ran like New when I sold it. As long as you care for them Bettes don't seem to mind miles. I had abC4 before that and had 80k miles with no issues.
your car looks good, congrats
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I've only had my C6 for 16 months and 12K miles, but it seems like I've been waiting forever to take some pictures without those terrible headlight lenses and sandblasted nose. My Vert is an '05 Z51 car with every factory option, but it had 190K on it when I got it. Remarkably the car has no rattles, drips, smoke and runs literally like a new car. Fast and smooth! After changing the headlight lenses and getting the hood, front and rear bumper painted, it finally looks as good as it runs. Couldn't afford a newer or low mileage car, but I lucked out on this car and understand the passion many of you have for this great car after a short time. I like the stock look and the base body so the only additions I've made are 2013 Starfish wheels, my favorite, and the WindRestrictor. Don't want to get into a lens war, but I used OEM gaskets and Umnitza lenses, which I found to be a very high quality, well fitting, tremendous improvement to the previously tired look front. Love that car!








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Great job on the lights, the wheels look awesome to, very nice vert.
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Vert looks great. Did you install the headlight lens yourself ?
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Great job on the lights, the wheels look awesome to, very nice vert.

Gorgeous Corvette!
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Old 07-27-2017, 07:49 AM
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Congratulations on a job well done and a great looking C6 vert.
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