C6 Corvette General Discussion General C6 Corvette Discussion not covered in Tech
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

C6 Convertibles Check In Here

 
Old 05-29-2018, 09:31 AM
  #1  
samzvetc6
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
samzvetc6's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2018
Location: San Diego CA
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Liked 18 Times in 18 Posts
Default C6 Convertibles Check In Here

What is the interest in starting a sticky thread for C6 convertibles?
samzvetc6 is offline  
The following users liked this post: samzvetc6
kenvetted2008 (04-10-2019)
Old 05-29-2018, 10:03 AM
  #2  
Nick D.
CF Senior Member
 
Nick D.'s Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 1999
Location: Patagonia Arizona
Posts: 1,057
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Default

I'm in!

Only pics I have are of my 2007 that I sold a while ago. Need to take some of my "new" 2006 when I get a chance. Sam, you might recognize the 2006.







Last edited by Nick D.; 05-29-2018 at 10:18 AM. Reason: Add pics.
Nick D. is offline  
Old 05-29-2018, 10:35 AM
  #3  
windyC6
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,616
Liked 393 Times in 339 Posts
Default

I personally don't really see a need. Despite any coupe VS vert threads (which are usually for fun anyway) that are out there, a Corvette is a Corvette and most vette lovers will likely be interested in all corvette chat....whether it be about a vert or a coupe......
windyC6 is offline  
Old 05-29-2018, 10:37 AM
  #4  
Atomic6
CF Senior Member
 
Atomic6's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 2016
Location: Franklin NC
Posts: 514
Liked 127 Times in 86 Posts
Default

Sounds like a reasonable idea. If they have one for Firebirds/Camaros on LS1Tech https://ls1tech.com/forums/convertible-vehicles-84/ for cars that haven't been made in 16 years, there certainly should be an interest here. I have frequented that convertible section for many years and would do the same here if available. There are WAY more 'vert owners here as well. It's thinning out bad for them plus they didn't even produce that many to start with.
Name:  Winding Stairs Corvette 024 (2).JPG
Views: 3735
Size:  328.2 KB
Atomic6 is offline  
The following users liked this post: Atomic6
kenvetted2008 (04-10-2019)
Old 05-29-2018, 10:39 AM
  #5  
Vette_DD
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
Vette_DD's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2004
Posts: 71,912
Liked 570 Times in 446 Posts
Default

Since verts made up only 27% of the 215,375 C6s built, I'd say it's not very likely to happen.
Vette_DD is offline  
Old 05-29-2018, 04:39 PM
  #6  
Bsull
Junior Member
 
Bsull's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2011
Location: Mesa AZ
Posts: 42
Liked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Default Convertible subsection

Originally Posted by samzvetc6 View Post
What is the interest in starting a sticky thread for C6 convertibles?
I'd go for it.
Bsull is offline  
Old 05-29-2018, 06:11 PM
  #7  
919cw313
CF Senior Member
 
919cw313's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2016
Location: PNW
Posts: 3,400
Liked 325 Times in 284 Posts
2018 C6 of Year Finalist
Default

Don't see a need either. And I have a convertible.
919cw313 is online now  
Old 05-29-2018, 07:26 PM
  #8  
phileaglesfan
CF Senior Member
 
phileaglesfan's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2007
Location: Northern Utah
Posts: 19,238
Liked 106 Times in 95 Posts
Default

In the end there isn't a real big difference between the coupe and the Vette besides the roof and I owned/own both
phileaglesfan is offline  
Old 05-29-2018, 07:37 PM
  #9  
Vette_DD
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
Vette_DD's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2004
Posts: 71,912
Liked 570 Times in 446 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by phileaglesfan View Post
In the end there isn't a real big difference between the coupe and the Vette besides the roof and I owned/own both
The coupe is a Vette. Did you mean "vert" instead of "Vette?"

Proof reading before posting is nice.
Vette_DD is offline  
Old 05-29-2018, 11:37 PM
  #10  
buckmeister2
CF Senior Member
 
buckmeister2's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2015
Location: Las Vegas Nevada
Posts: 3,609
Liked 432 Times in 384 Posts
Default

Aside from the car being a drop-top, it has all the same equipment as other c6's. If you have a question about your car, even about your top, it is always answered on this forum.
Are you going to get that from a 'vert forum?
buckmeister2 is offline  
Old 06-01-2018, 01:21 AM
  #11  
samzvetc6
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
samzvetc6's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2018
Location: San Diego CA
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Liked 18 Times in 18 Posts
Default I loved that 66

Originally Posted by Nick D. View Post
I'm in!

Only pics I have are of my 2007 that I sold a while ago. Need to take some of my "new" 2006 when I get a chance. Sam, you might recognize the 2006.






samzvetc6 is offline  
Old 06-01-2018, 01:23 AM
  #12  
samzvetc6
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
samzvetc6's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2018
Location: San Diego CA
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Liked 18 Times in 18 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by samzvetc6 View Post
Here's a picture of your 06.
samzvetc6 is offline  
Old 06-01-2018, 03:50 AM
  #13  
Vette_Fan
CF Senior Member
 
Vette_Fan's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2005
Location: Hayward (Bay Area) CA
Posts: 3,588
Liked 44 Times in 38 Posts
Default

I'm IN.

Why? For the most part coupe and verts are same, but there are some VERY specific issues that apply ONLY to Verts. Ex- roof issues, roof mechanics, stereo upgrades (I'm actually facing this issue right now), among other Topics... It's not a bad idea where all the Vert owners gather to share something that's "Vert" Specific.
Vette_Fan is offline  
Old 06-01-2018, 10:14 AM
  #14  
Iceman007
CF Senior Member
 
Iceman007's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2010
Location: ATL/Jax Beach FL
Posts: 312
Liked 25 Times in 22 Posts
Default

My most recent favorite photo!



Last edited by Iceman007; 06-01-2018 at 10:14 AM.
Iceman007 is offline  
Old 06-01-2018, 10:27 AM
  #15  
windyC6
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Jan 2011
Posts: 4,616
Liked 393 Times in 339 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Vette_Fan View Post
I'm IN.

Why? For the most part coupe and verts are same, but there are some VERY specific issues that apply ONLY to Verts. Ex- roof issues, roof mechanics, stereo upgrades (I'm actually facing this issue right now), among other Topics... It's not a bad idea where all the Vert owners gather to share something that's "Vert" Specific.
I find that a lot of "ACCURATE" Corvette knowledge comes from all experienced corvette owners, coupe and vert alike. Lots of coupe owners know a lot about verts, and vice-versa. I don't have a problem with a vert only forum, but if I have a problem i'm gonna try and tap all the knowledgeable corvette owners for assistance.....whether they be a coupe or vert owner.......
windyC6 is offline  
The following users liked this post: windyC6
bluestrk (06-08-2018)
Old 06-01-2018, 11:06 AM
  #16  
johnodrake
Moderator
Support Corvetteforum!
 
johnodrake's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2002
Location: Lakewood Ranch FL
Posts: 34,938
Liked 87 Times in 63 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Nick D. View Post
I'm in!

Only pics I have are of my 2007 that I sold a while ago. Need to take some of my "new" 2006 when I get a chance. Sam, you might recognize the 2006.






Reminds me of my 06 Vert. Beautiful car!
johnodrake is offline  
Old 06-01-2018, 11:12 AM
  #17  
johnodrake
Moderator
Support Corvetteforum!
 
johnodrake's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2002
Location: Lakewood Ranch FL
Posts: 34,938
Liked 87 Times in 63 Posts
Default

Won't go as a subsection, But I will make this a sticky and see what the response is.
johnodrake is offline  
The following 2 users liked this post by johnodrake:
Atomic6 (06-17-2018), Plan C (06-01-2018)
Old 06-01-2018, 12:26 PM
  #18  
919cw313
CF Senior Member
 
919cw313's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2016
Location: PNW
Posts: 3,400
Liked 325 Times in 284 Posts
2018 C6 of Year Finalist
Default

Don't know if I've posted this one before.
Attached Images  
919cw313 is online now  
The following users liked this post: 919cw313
got2hav1 (11-17-2018)
Old 06-01-2018, 01:25 PM
  #19  
marinablu67
CF Senior Member
 
marinablu67's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 2016
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida
Posts: 617
Liked 73 Times in 62 Posts
Default

marinablu67 is offline  
The following 2 users liked this post by marinablu67:
[email protected] (01-14-2019), seansr917 (06-11-2018)
Old 06-01-2018, 01:33 PM
  #20  
rkj427
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
rkj427's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 2014
Location: Washington Township Michigan
Posts: 11,229
Liked 1,306 Times in 1,114 Posts
Default

rkj427 is online now  
The following 2 users liked this post by rkj427:
[email protected] (01-14-2019), PoppaHoss (06-13-2018)

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: C6 Convertibles Check In Here


Sponsored Ads
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: