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Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 02-05-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,635
Posted By Atomic6
I skipped the C5 and went straight from a 1996 C4...

I skipped the C5 and went straight from a 1996 C4 to my 2009 C6. Whoa! This was as different as the Mercury rocket was to the Space Shuttle. The difference is amazing. Everyone I talk to says each...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 02-05-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By Atomic6
Long term ownership doesn't happen very often....

Long term ownership doesn't happen very often. You have found your match. Nice! :thumbs:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-02-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,081
Posted By Atomic6
As common as Corvettes can seem sometimes, it's...

As common as Corvettes can seem sometimes, it's nice to be a little different. I sure like the looks of it. :cool:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-31-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,220
Posted By Atomic6
You do realize that certain law enforcement...

You do realize that certain law enforcement officers are assigned to TRAFFIC details. You deviate from traffic and you get removed from the division. I belonged to a federally funded program called...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-31-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,228
Posted By Atomic6
I do like the look on this Corvette but you're...

I do like the look on this Corvette but you're right. My 1974 AMC Matador X (see below) that I sold 2 years ago, and a 1975 Bricklin I owned many years ago when I lived in FL. RWL tires were the...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 01-23-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,733
Posted By Atomic6
Normally I'm a 'drive home guy' but I just bought...

Normally I'm a 'drive home guy' but I just bought an Atomic Orange C6 up on Cape Cod and there was no way in hell I was driving it to NC from there with the crazy winter storms. I had an EXCELLENT...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 01-20-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,414
Posted By Atomic6
I appreciate the comments. :thumbs: The part that...

I appreciate the comments. :thumbs: The part that is tough for me next is buying new tires due to these being the originals with date codes showing the 38th week of 2008. 90% of the tread must still...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 01-18-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,414
Posted By Atomic6
Finally arrived

It's been a long 5 weeks waiting for my Corvette to arrive from Cape Cod, mostly due to weather concerns. Here it is being off-loaded and checked out, and being put in my garage. Next up is the fun...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-07-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,592
Posted By Atomic6
Atomic, that C6 vert looks great, believe I saw...

Atomic, that C6 vert looks great, believe I saw it advertised for sale a month or two ago---extremely low miles, right?

And yeah, next Tuesday weather forecast is sunny & 60 here in S. Car, but...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-06-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,592
Posted By Atomic6
I realize this post is 2 months old but I need...

I realize this post is 2 months old but I need some warmth. Looking at the photos helped. Just 4 degrees the other day and 9 degrees this morning here in the mountains of western NC. Waiting on my...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-31-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,890
Posted By Atomic6
2009. Just a few photos. The delivery scheduling ...

2009. Just a few photos. The delivery scheduling is supposed to be this week. Coming in an enclosed transport.
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Forum: C4 General Discussion 09-24-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,717
Posted By Atomic6
HEET has served me well over the past 6 years or...

HEET has served me well over the past 6 years or so. My Trans Am (which I purchased new) is always kept inside a climate controlled garage yet it still accumulated water in the gas tank over many...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 09-12-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,320
Posted By Atomic6
Upper teens as an asking price. You decide what...

Upper teens as an asking price. You decide what it can be negotiated down to, but you should not have to go lower than $15,000 for what you describe. The timing is bad right now for a 'vert but you...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 08-31-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,905
Posted By Atomic6
It's a beauty. Will be a hit at car shows if you...

It's a beauty. Will be a hit at car shows if you like going to those.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 08-09-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,805
Posted By Atomic6
You forgot the headlights. Almost a certainty...

You forgot the headlights. Almost a certainty unless the previous owner repaired them already.
I wouldn't let forums deter you from buying a nice example. Every car forum is doom & gloom and if...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 07-26-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 748
Posted By Atomic6
I agree with this asking price range as well....

I agree with this asking price range as well. Just depends what rcssr wants as bottom dollar. He indicated $10k is too low. I think it's too low too if it's a really nice example with a new top. That...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 07-21-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Atomic6
BFG G-Force all-season here in western NC. Very...

BFG G-Force all-season here in western NC. Very responsive and handle the weather fine. About $800 for a set 'out the door'. I had summer tires on my Trans Am and although I rarely drove it in the...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 07-08-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Atomic6
If you ultimately decide to go pro, this outfit...

If you ultimately decide to go pro, this outfit in Greenville gets top marks from me. They did my CE wheels for $460 'out the door'. They are behind a lot of auto dealerships in a rather safe area. ...
Forum: Southeast 06-06-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,351
Posted By Atomic6
My wife and I both grew up in FL and spent our...

My wife and I both grew up in FL and spent our working lives there as well. Mostly the Gulf Coast/Tampa Bay area. We saw a wonderful state with lots of fishing and beach access become a clogged...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 05-04-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Atomic6
I agree that it sounds like the mileage is 'off'...

I agree that it sounds like the mileage is 'off' BUT at $7500 how can you go wrong if the car is presentable and runs well?? if this current owner has owned it all these years, he's the guy you need...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 04-30-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 324
Posted By Atomic6
Sounds like the thing to do. Good advice. Good...

Sounds like the thing to do. Good advice.
Good luck with the search for a car for your wife.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 04-17-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Atomic6
^^ I agree that it is a likely cause. My car had...

^^ I agree that it is a likely cause. My car had just 28,000 miles on it when I bought it and both horns were dead. I went the expensive route through a Chevy dealer and bought two NOS horns for...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 04-15-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 929
Posted By Atomic6
I agree with ya dizwiz24. I also look at the long...

I agree with ya dizwiz24. I also look at the long term costs. I thought I would get killed buying my T/A 'vert new (sticker $33k) but here it is 16 years later and I'm also near that $2k per year...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 04-12-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Atomic6
It's a lot of fun for sure. You swear you are...

It's a lot of fun for sure. You swear you are going to slide down those banked turns if going too slow. We got to go there in our old air-cooled 911 about 5 years ago when they had big Porsche meet...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 04-09-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Atomic6
Those black wheels are gorgeous on your white...

Those black wheels are gorgeous on your white Corvette. Excellent choice :thumbs:
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