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Old 02-15-2017, 08:31 AM   #21
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Quite a few of the gold chains worn by owners are fake.
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Old 02-15-2017, 09:09 AM   #22
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What about the "gills" on the side? I don't think they're doing anything but looking kinda cool?
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Old 02-15-2017, 09:25 AM   #23
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Heated seat function has been improved. My 2014 was slow to heat up, the new 2017 heats up reasonably fast. Even backed the seat heat to low, don't think the 2014 seat heat was ever selected to low.
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Old 02-15-2017, 09:53 AM   #24
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What about the "gills" on the side? I don't think they're doing anything but looking kinda cool?
I think they are outlets for the front brake cooling. Similar to the vents in the back.
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:00 AM   #25
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Thank you, that is my C6 LS2 all perty'd up
I like that you found a way to show the packs instead of the run of the mill large valve Faux covers that's not bad either.
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:10 AM   #26
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Those fake fender extensions on the front. It's obvious to me that the C7 fenders are different than the Zo6 front fenders but GM stopped at flaring them as the back fenders are...odd.

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Old 02-15-2017, 10:14 AM   #27
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What about the "gills" on the side? I don't think they're doing anything but looking kinda cool?
Those dump engine compartment heat and are larger on the Z06 due to the need to remove even more heat. All of the vents on the Z51 and higher equipped models are functional, I believe on the base model the only non-functional vents are those used for the AT and differential cooler and if the base is equipped with an A8 then that fender vent side is functional.
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:16 AM   #28
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What about the "gills" on the side? I don't think they're doing anything but looking kinda cool?
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I think they are outlets for the front brake cooling. Similar to the vents in the back.

Nope. The large front fender vents are for relieving underhood pressure/high temp air front the engine bay.
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:40 AM   #29
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Nope. The large front fender vents are for relieving underhood pressure/high temp air front the engine bay.
Good to know!
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:47 AM   #30
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Nope. The large front fender vents are for relieving underhood pressure/high temp air front the engine bay.
Cool. Can you see the inlets under the hood? Guess I never really paid attention..
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Old 02-15-2017, 07:38 PM   #31
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What's the difference between the vertical slats/vents on the rear bumper vs. the ones right underneath the taillights (the tears)?
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Old 02-15-2017, 07:40 PM   #32
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Those look fake to me.
maybe like the vents, one is fake, one is not............
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Old 02-15-2017, 08:50 PM   #33
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^ But they are functional.
They put the "fun" in "functional".
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Old 02-15-2017, 08:57 PM   #34
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Cool. Can you see the inlets under the hood? Guess I never really paid attention..
Not sure, haven't looked

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What's the difference between the vertical slats/vents on the rear bumper vs. the ones right underneath the taillights (the tears)?
They are all (all 4 exit vents, tail lights and lower vertical) for exiting air flow from the diff and trans coolers. The air that originates from the vents on the top of rear quarters.
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:35 AM   #35
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The owners driving C7 Corvettes are fake, but then again maybe all of Corvette owners are fake......lol....
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:13 PM   #36
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Though on all of them the 4 goes to two, it still adds to the resonance. It's not "fake," which was the original question.

Neither does the color. That doesn't make either "fake."

Most folks can get clubs in, but that begs the question of it being designed for clubs. That it is a 10 ft3 space does not make it "fake."

That's subjective. It's still not "fake." "Fake" means something that looks like it is for a certain function, but is not. A fake vent doesn't vent anything. None of your examples represent anything that is fake.
Clearly my sarcasm was lost. But I do appreciate you taking the time to respond. That gave me a chuckle.
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Old 02-16-2017, 09:25 PM   #37
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Her shirt said "GUESS" on the front
So i guessed. Implants?
She was pissed

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Old 02-17-2017, 12:57 AM   #38
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Z06

- 4 exhaust pipes are unnecessary
Well the way the NPP is implemented the 4 pipes are necessary. Straight through exhaust goes through the outer pipes and muffled exhaust goes through the center pipes.

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Old 02-17-2017, 01:10 AM   #39
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""Is there anything "fake" about the C7?"

The odd driver, and they are not functional : )

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Old 02-17-2017, 06:00 AM   #40
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OP, just get a Z51 with 3LT interior and don't worry about anything else.
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