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Old 12-06-2018, 01:28 PM
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I had some low profile aluminum louvers on my 1977 280z. I loved them.

I saw a set of aluminum louvers for the C7 and just thought, "Why?"

If there were a set built very close to the glass with many, more than three to five louvers slats, I might be a buyer.
Anything to limit the amount of sunlight into the car is good for me.

These just look like a cheap after thought.
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:36 PM
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The OP hasn't come back pimping them. I wonder why?
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by joemessman View Post
No worse than side skirts and splitters.
Wha...? Seriously? That's out there.
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Old 12-06-2018, 02:13 PM
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Don't like the OP's louvers. I like mine... leaving myself open to

Keeps the car much cooler in the 110 degree Texas summers.




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Old 12-06-2018, 06:39 PM
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He may be on to something but the look needs cruiser skirts & a continental kit to be complete.
And spinners, a bar grill, and a brodie ****.
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Old 12-06-2018, 06:41 PM
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The OP hasn't come back pimping them. I wonder why?
He read this thread.
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Originally Posted by agapsdiver View Post
Don't like the OP's louvers. I like mine... leaving myself open to



Your car, your choice. More power to you
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Old 12-06-2018, 07:03 PM
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Oh, hell no!
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Old 12-06-2018, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by agapsdiver View Post
Don't like the OP's louvers. I like mine... leaving myself open to

Keeps the car much cooler in the 110 degree Texas summers.



Those look bad too, but not as bad as the OP's. Window tint can keep your interior much cooler without the louver look. Modern tints can reject most of the IR and virtually all UV with very little darkening effect if you don't want the "tinted look".
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Old 12-06-2018, 11:53 PM
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lol, I like them, reminds me of my 1984 trans am. Of course I don't think it would help with seeing out the back and side windows. Then again, I have a convertible, so it's not something I would ever get for myself.
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by agapsdiver View Post

Don't like the OP's louvers. I like mine...

Keeps the car much cooler in the 110 degree Texas summers.

agapsdiver,

Have you seen this new stuff to help keep the heat out?
It's called w-i-n-d-o-w tint...


However, when in doubt, dare to be different! Your louvers do look better than the squshed ones that the dinosaur stepped on that the OP posted.


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Old 12-07-2018, 01:09 AM
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I remember the well made aluminum ones (or maybe they were metal) that came from the factory on the late 60's / early 70's fastback Mach 1 Mustangs. I remember thinking they were pretty weird, and also a mixed feeling that were sort of cool.


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Old 12-07-2018, 01:10 AM
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The ones the OP posted are neither...


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Old 12-07-2018, 04:34 AM
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Originally Posted by VH Vette View Post
Forward into the past. The 70's louvered hatch back returns. Since I am from that time, there is a part of me that likes it. Need to think about it a little. Then again I might have forgotten to take my Meds this morning.

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There are rear window louvers that are just straight slats without the kinks of these. They don't look half bad as such things go, but I still think that they look too much like a blast from the past, and $700 is way too much to reduce one's rear visibiilty.


https://www.ebay.com/itm/362454830740.
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:45 AM
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One of the things I like about the Corvette is that it lacks fake intakes and scoops......everything on the car is functional and purposeful. These louvers are just "extra". They're like the fake side scoops on a '90s Mustang GT.
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by agapsdiver View Post
Don't like the OP's louvers. I like mine... leaving myself open to

Keeps the car much cooler in the 110 degree Texas summers.






Yep... These are the aluminum louvers which just look hideous.

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Old 12-07-2018, 08:56 AM
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Those red ones on that vette look low quality...

Something closer to the Lamborghini versions would look much better.



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Old 12-07-2018, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by agapsdiver View Post
Don't like the OP's louvers. I like mine... leaving myself open to

Keeps the car much cooler in the 110 degree Texas summers.



Yours look good... I like'em.

Im sure they help block a lot of HOT sunlight heat during the summer time.
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Old 12-07-2018, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Pineapple View Post
The market for this will be very very small, possibly even less so than C7 lambo door conversion kits.
Ah yes, but if you have Labo doors it fits!
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