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Old 05-15-2019, 05:39 PM
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Default Corvette 2nd most dangerous car!

As my wife said, "I'm not buying it".

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Old 05-15-2019, 05:51 PM
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Because there are a lot of idiots out there who don't know how to drive their Corvettes so more of them get into high speed accidents.
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Because there are a lot of idiots out there who don't know how to drive their Corvettes so more of them get into high speed accidents.
EXACTLY
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Dangerous drivers =/= Dangerous car

Same as gun logic.
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driving is hard
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Old 05-15-2019, 06:14 PM
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Fast car, elderly driver, what could possibly go wrong?
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Old 05-15-2019, 06:16 PM
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Actually, I believe it's one of the safer cars in which to be in, in an accident. It's just a car that's in a lot of em.
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Also, a lot of the problem is idiots driving them in the snow and rain.
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No problem in the rain. Just drive it as you would any other car in those conditions and KNOW your car and it’s limits.
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Originally Posted by dleibman View Post
No problem in the rain. Just drive it as you would any other car in those conditions and KNOW your car and itís limits.
You should not drive Corvettes in the rain. They get water spots all over em, and the undersides get all the alum and carbon fiber parts all dirty. In addition, brake rotors get wet and then the part at the inside that isn't plated can get rust on it. (unless of course you have CC brake rotors).
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Originally Posted by K-Spaz View Post
You should not drive Corvettes in the rain. They get water spots all over em, and the undersides get all the alum and carbon fiber parts all dirty. In addition, brake rotors get wet and then the part at the inside that isn't plated can get rust on it. (unless of course you have CC brake rotors).
Plus you'll have to spend the next weekend waxing it.
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Plus you'll have to spend the next weekend waxing it.
Well, this is OT. We pay $3000 for someone to wax our car for us.
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Originally Posted by K-Spaz View Post
You should not drive Corvettes in the rain. They get water spots all over em, and the undersides get all the alum and carbon fiber parts all dirty. In addition, brake rotors get wet and then the part at the inside that isn't plated can get rust on it. (unless of course you have CC brake rotors).
Exactly... I have another car for rainy days
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Originally Posted by Murray Anderson View Post
This is why I drove the nanner straight to the garage. It never leaves either.

That and the weather
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Originally Posted by dleibman View Post
No problem in the rain. Just drive it as you would any other car in those conditions and KNOW your car and itís limits.
With street tires, they are not good cars for heavy rains. The problem is that with such large width tires and their relatively light weight, they are much more susceptible to hydroplaning. I think I read that with a Z06, you should not exceed 55 mph in a heavy rain. Somewhere in Youtube land there's a video of a Z06 going all crazy in a rain storm.
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Originally Posted by K-Spaz View Post
You should not drive Corvettes in the rain. They get water spots all over em, and the undersides get all the alum and carbon fiber parts all dirty. In addition, brake rotors get wet and then the part at the inside that isn't plated can get rust on it. (unless of course you have CC brake rotors).
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I donít agree. Mine sits in the sun, the rain, high winds and anything else Mother Nature (what kind of weather is father nature responsible for?) can throw at it.

I say sit because it doesnít run, it has AC, but like the car it doesnít work either :
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Originally Posted by Murray Anderson View Post
Exactly... I have another car for rainy days
And folks like us make the world a safer place.
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Originally Posted by K-Spaz View Post
And folks like us make the world a safer place.
Thereís nothing I can do in the rain or snow for which the car was purchased. So it sits.....clean for the next sunny day
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High performance car, low performance drivers.
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