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Old 02-15-2019, 12:12 PM
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Hello!

Total noob from Oklahoma here. In high school I knew a guy with a pretty sexy '69 Stingray that he was restoring. I didn't and don't know much about cars, but I knew his car looked like poetry to me and the sound of the engine was the musical accompaniment. Never thought I'd get to own a Corvette, but over Christmas I wrecked my 2013 Equinox, started looking at Priuses and Rav4's for fuel efficiency (lol), saw a 2017 Stringray on the lot and asked to test drive it on a whim. I was hooked. Could not afford a new Vette, but managed to find an older one in a decent price range in my area. Now I have a 2004 silver manual transmission Vette with Borla exhaust and some other little aftermarket fun inside, like a touch screen and Bluetooth and whatnot. It has black wheels that I also think are aftermarket. I do DD it and I live in an apartment complex, so working to find ways to preserve it as best I can.

I know little to nothing about cars but I'm in love with this Vette and I'm here to get advice, learn, and talk to other Vette enthusiasts. I want to talk tires, car covers, exterior care, there are definitely some minor cosmetic things that need to be done to it, and I welcome all good advice. Thank you!

Here she is in a recent sunset. I call her the Starship Enterprise. <3
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Old 02-15-2019, 04:04 PM
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Welcome to the Corvette family. If you check out the C5 sections, you’ll find tons of info. Congrats on the Starship Enterprise!
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Welcome to you and the Enterprise to the forum.
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Welcome!!! That's a sharp looking C5!!!
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Welcome to the CF!

That's a sharp-looking vette,
If you're storing it Outdoors be sure to keep a nice coat of wax like Turtle Wax ice.
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