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Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-18-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By kp
Wife was shopping near a carmax the other day so...

Wife was shopping near a carmax the other day so i was bored and stopped in to see what they would give me for my '16 2LT, 5K miles (non Z51 but it doesnt matter to them) with MSRC, PDR, black...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-14-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,689
Posted By kp
http://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/tech/knowledge...

http://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/tech/knowledgebase/article/2014-2017-corvette-service-bulletin-clicking-noise-from-front-and-or-rear-wheels-aug-23-2016-1301.html

Both my '14 and '16 did it. ...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-10-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By kp
Squeaky creaky drivers seat ?

After about a year I finally said enough is enough to the creaky drivers seat, last trip to the dealer I got the usual 'they all do that but if you want to leave it for a couple days we will look at...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-05-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By kp
Drag racing has always been more of a 'everyman'...

Drag racing has always been more of a 'everyman' sport, anyone can just drive in and race. There are helmet specs and many car 'rules' that local tracks do not enforce on 'street' nights to get...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-05-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By kp
Its pretty thick so I dont think you will be able...

Its pretty thick so I dont think you will be able to get it under the factory carpet in the rear.

I just have the blockit on top of the factory carpet in the rear and a lloyds carpeted mat over...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-01-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,546
Posted By kp
You can move across the street and your insurance...

You can move across the street and your insurance can go up 40% (happened to me in Chicago years ago). I agree that its kind of pointless with all the variables but 1400 a year doesn seem too bad.
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Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-30-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,087
Posted By kp
Many cars are better painted, but I'm over it. ...

Many cars are better painted, but I'm over it. My old '14 silver C7 wasnt that bad in the panel flatness or orange peel but when it was in the sunlight the right way it looked like it was painted...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-30-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 99,135
Posted By kp
First time I noticed this thread. FWIW I had...

First time I noticed this thread.

FWIW I had a '14 with an A6 (non NPP) and it made the same noise, drove it for a year, annoyed me almost every day lol. My '16 A8 NPP also has it but you have to...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-30-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,269
Posted By kp
You pretty much already have a new car with only...

You pretty much already have a new car with only 4200 miles on it.

The 2016 will have a few more features and will smell new.

What I see is you paying 20 grand to store your car for 2-3 years...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-29-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,018
Posted By kp
16-na-014 has been revised with more info in...

16-na-014 has been revised with more info in June.
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Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-24-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 23,118
Posted By kp
+1 I had a 2015 Scat Pack Challenger with...

+1

I had a 2015 Scat Pack Challenger with the ZF 8 speed auto and it is was a much better trans than the C7 A8. I'm sure the ZF in the Jag is the same. At least as far as just driving around...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-24-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,448
Posted By kp
Hm. Both my my '16 MRC and the OPs car with...

Hm.

Both my my '16 MRC and the OPs car with ZF1 have your precious Z51 forged wheels, plus the added bonus of no brake dust and rotors that dont rust so my 'old guy' badge doest fall off when I am...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-23-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,448
Posted By kp
Because they want to sell the more expensive...

Because they want to sell the more expensive cars.

The slight gearing difference will be made up by the torque converter off the line and the base car is lighter (no e-diff, extra coolers, dry...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-16-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,926
Posted By kp
Only way to end the whole roof new/old debate is...

Only way to end the whole roof new/old debate is to have someone with a 2014 try a 2017 roof on it and vice-versa.

I have an early 2016 (July 2015 build) and I have a painted top from a June 2016...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-09-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,895
Posted By kp
Pays .3 hr hour so not long. Awesome that I have...

Pays .3 hr hour so not long. Awesome that I have a '16 sierra and C7 that both need recalls for the airbags. Plus my kids VW has an open airbag recall with no parts available for another year.
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Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-30-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,764
Posted By kp
Anywhere they do perpetual road construction you...

Anywhere they do perpetual road construction you are going to get a lot of tiny chips.

I have had some quality screen protectors on my phone that after two years of hard finger swiping and they...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-30-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,423
Posted By kp
I have back pain and have owned and daily drove a...

I have back pain and have owned and daily drove a 2014 non-z51 (no MRC) for a year and I have owned this '16 Non-Z51 with MRC for around a year now. Plus I have driven several non-MRC and MRC Z51s. ...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-26-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,774
Posted By kp
I hire two guys with rusty pickup trucks to park...

I hire two guys with rusty pickup trucks to park on each side of me wherever I go. Extra bonus is the both follow me so its almost impossible to get rear ended. Unless they rear end me lol.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-21-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By kp
Sit back and wait for someone else to go through,...

Sit back and wait for someone else to go through, and if its not too deep then motor on through.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-21-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,035
Posted By kp
People can get a little aggressive, I had a few...

People can get a little aggressive, I had a few twenty-something hipsters corner me in front of a Jimmy Johns (I just wanted a sandwich lol) and demanded to know what I did for a living to afford the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-21-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,714
Posted By kp
There is no downside to leaving the plastic ones...

There is no downside to leaving the plastic ones in. Matter of fact they saved the rocker on my old C6 GS when I backed out of a friends driveway off the edge and the LR tire was hanging in the air...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-20-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,950
Posted By kp
I dont know whats 'normal' to other people, I...

I dont know whats 'normal' to other people, I have driven at least seven 2015+ A8s and they are all the same to me. My '16 truck A6 clunks and bangs when I slow down pulling up to my driveway thats...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-19-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,249
Posted By kp
9-12K less than what you PAID is realistic if you...

9-12K less than what you PAID is realistic if you are buying the new car at a great price. If it was 2014 it would be a different story, cant go anywhere without tripping over used C7s these days.
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Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-17-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,485
Posted By kp
Those tabs on the cubby hole bezel are very easy...

Those tabs on the cubby hole bezel are very easy to snap off, you arent the first person to break one getting to the rear fusebox. If I remember there are four clips on the bezel, it should hold on...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-14-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,630
Posted By kp
There are plenty of good service departments and...

There are plenty of good service departments and techs out there, just seldom hear about them. The bad ones get plenty of ink though. Replacing a torque converter is nothing but taking a lot of...
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