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Old 03-19-2018, 12:13 PM
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Congrats to your Dealership and the Owner, thanks for the pics
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Beautiful!!!! A SODP nonetheless!

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probably a dumb question but where is the wing?
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probably a dumb question but where is the wing?
Can't be transported with wing or ground effects. Those will be put on during the PDI.

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Can't be transported with wing or ground effects. Those will be put on during the PDI.
don't know that...thanks
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Lucky dealer I can see how it would be a great Monday after all. Nice color also.Robert
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Thanks for the pics, now that I know what the outside on my car will look like, can we get some interior pics of the orange package so I know what my inside will look like too.
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I feel like we just landed on the moon again!!!
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I feel like we just landed on the moon again!!!
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That's a little surprising that they would put a ZR1 on the same open carrier with bunch of other Corvettes. The C6 ZR1 was always transported in an enclosed carrier, since it was so special, I guess these are not?
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That's a little surprising that they would put a ZR1 on the same open carrier with bunch of other Corvettes. The C6 ZR1 was always transported in an enclosed carrier, since it was so special, I guess these are not?
Previous model years to the C7 were not shipped with car covers.
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Originally Posted by 8SPD Z51 View Post
Previous model years to the C7 were not shipped with car covers.
I believe he was speaking about enclosed trailers vice car covers. 👍🏽
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Originally Posted by D'ZR1 Messiah View Post
I believe he was speaking about enclosed trailers vice car covers
Right. C6s were shipped with some taped-up sections, but otherwise open on the truck. And therefore, the ZR1 was packed up in a covered truck as sort of a "special" benefit.

That costs a lot of money. And doesn't scale well. Not at all. GM learned.

With the C7, the entire car should be covered with a tight car cover. Very unlike the previous cars. With said tight car cover, the ZR1 is plenty protected and doesn't need its own, special truck.
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Any pics of the interior?
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Right. C6s were shipped with some taped-up sections, but otherwise open on the truck. And therefore, the ZR1 was packed up in a covered truck as sort of a "special" benefit.

That costs a lot of money. And doesn't scale well. Not at all. GM learned.

With the C7, the entire car should be covered with a tight car cover. Very unlike the previous cars. With said tight car cover, the ZR1 is plenty protected and doesn't need its own, special truck.
Maybe, but considering how expensive this ZR1 is, as was the C6 one, it showed some class and attention to detail by Chevrolet to ship only ZR1s in enclosed trailers, and enhanced the ownership experience. Now they put a cheap cover on it, load it in some open car hauler, and call it good? I'm sorry, that doesn't say "exclusive car" to me at all.
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Where can I get one of those covers? I want to use it to get down my road 😀
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I'm sorry, that doesn't say "exclusive car" to me at all.
I seem to have lost my little violin. Elsewise I'd play you a little song.
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Originally Posted by Poor-sha View Post
Where can I get one of those covers? I want to use it to get down my road 😀
When my buddy received his Z06 his dealer gave him the car cover that his arrived in... he uses it during winter storage.
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