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Old 09-07-2017, 11:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Patriot10 View Post
Yep-- seen a black C7 (black wheels, too) at a traffic light. It is a showstopper. From the front and at a distance, it looks like a Ferrari 458.


Incredible design. The rear end looks much, much better in real life, too. Adds a touch of the exotic.
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:43 AM
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Default my black c7 GS

I love My 2017 GS with the red interior and red hash tags
I did a complete Xpel coverage of the whole car since day 1

Been over a year now no imperfections and easy to maintain

Its a showstopper for sure....People loved it at Carlisle this year and even won an award from Harlan Charles he just loved the mods and color sceme...is there any other trophy I would want?LOL

Go black and never look back
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:57 AM
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Black looks great. And i do drive it in the rain. I take care of it like I do all of my vehicles. I don't obsess about it but i do wash it two to three times a month and use spray detail and dust buster in between and spray wax. Occasionally I give the nose and top half a good wax. Don't be afraid of black if you really like it.
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Old 09-07-2017, 02:15 PM
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I picked black, and yes it is a lot of work.


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Old 09-07-2017, 02:24 PM
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there's no better-looking car than a clean, dust-free black car, especially for the first 15 minutes after you're finished cleaning/shining her up. The time after those 15 minutes, well.......
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:50 PM
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Wax every 2-3 washes and use clean to semi new mircrofiber towels every time.

i love my black c7
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Old 09-07-2017, 06:22 PM
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I will never get another black car. ever. EVER.
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:16 PM
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Black C7 convertibles look so good, the entry level spoilers even look righteous on them !! Just saw one (Triple Black - base spoiler) Tuesday in traffic in Dallas, Texas. It looked awesome!!
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Old 09-08-2017, 12:18 AM
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Black and chrome is beautiful


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Old 09-08-2017, 12:42 AM
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]I would of gone with a black C7 but I still have my black Z06. Love them both.
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Old 09-08-2017, 12:53 AM
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Old 09-08-2017, 01:53 AM
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Originally Posted by z edge View Post
Black is beautiful but it shows EVERYTHING from dust to dirt to SWIRLS. If you are detailing kinda of guy then i say go for it as nothing looks more badass than a blacked out car. If you are like me however, i would advice another color that won't give you nightmares about dust, dirt, pollen, swirl marks, etc. Good luck whichever way you go.
This pretty much sums it up.
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Old 09-08-2017, 08:03 AM
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I have a black one with black wheels. I clean it after every drive. I don't mind doing it. It's just another way to enjoy the car. I've owned it since July and I've had the wheels off twice to clean them and wax them, including the inside barrels.
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Old 09-08-2017, 08:41 AM
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Actually, ceramics and PPF make it quite easy to keep a black car clean and swirl free. It used to be a lot harder. Usually no car wash soap is required. Spray off with clean water, blow dry or wipe down and done.
Obviously people have different ideas what really "clean" is. Just running some water on it isn't mine.
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Old 09-08-2017, 08:58 AM
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Power washing is a little more than "running some water on it." Moreover, the water exiting the power washer nozzle is 100% distilled (pure) as processed by a CR Spotless filtration system.

However, I think you missed the main point. Modern ceramic coatings prevent almost anything from adhering to the paint. Thus, a low pressure power washing removes all dirt from the surface.
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Old 09-08-2017, 11:21 AM
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I enjoy the stress relief of taking care of the Z... Love the Black on black
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Old 09-08-2017, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Foosh View Post
Power washing is a little more than "running some water on it." Moreover, the water exiting the power washer nozzle is 100% distilled (pure) as processed by a CR Spotless filtration system.

However, I think you missed the main point. Modern ceramic coatings prevent almost anything from adhering to the paint. Thus, a low pressure power washing removes all dirt from the surface.
That's a little different than "Spray off with clean water, blow dry or wipe down and done" which is what you said.
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Old 09-08-2017, 11:49 AM
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That's because I was trying to avoid redundancy w/ my earlier post in this thread, where I went into much more detail, but I know well that most people just jump in without reading threads.
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:36 PM
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My boss wanted a black car but got a different color.... he looks at my black 4Runner lovingly and sadly wondering what might have been.
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Old 09-08-2017, 05:04 PM
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Black and chrome awesome combo but as noted does require a bit more attention to keep it looking fresh.
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