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07-18-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,022
Posted By rogue3standingby

I'm not worried about shaving tenths of a lap...

I'm not worried about shaving tenths of a lap time.

I'm also not worried about whats a "true sportscar" or any of that nonsense.

For me, the question is, "what config allows me to have the...
07-18-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,881
Posted By rogue3standingby

I think the Corvette will move up-market. But its...

I think the Corvette will move up-market. But its not because of mid-engine, or better performance, or any of that.

Its because the Camaro has gotten better, and more expensive along the way. The...
07-18-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By rogue3standingby

And with the C8 it'll be the generic, busy,...

And with the C8 it'll be the generic, busy, smushed Camaro styling.
07-08-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 193,129
Posted By rogue3standingby

Younger guy here also. When the C7 design was...

Younger guy here also. When the C7 design was unveiled, I remember being blown away by the design, and I knew I had to have one.

This bumper looks like it has no purpose. Just very busy, lots of...
07-08-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 193,129
Posted By rogue3standingby

Not sure if serious... ...

Not sure if serious...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/44/56/1a/44561aab45bc8ff067fea48f1af07953.jpg
...
07-03-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,215
Posted By rogue3standingby

Just wait and buy it when you're ready to enjoy...

Just wait and buy it when you're ready to enjoy it.
07-03-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,392
Posted By rogue3standingby

I just did this a couple weeks ago. Cheapest...

I just did this a couple weeks ago. Cheapest place I found was Walmart online, with in-store delivery.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mobil-1-ESP-Formula-0W-40-1Qt/168610917

Actually cheaper than...
07-02-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,490
Posted By rogue3standingby

Make sure you understand the risks involved if...

Make sure you understand the risks involved if you get an 8-speed auto, thats all I'm going to say.
06-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,782
Posted By rogue3standingby

Why did the rear trunk button have to be placed...

Why did the rear trunk button have to be placed RIGHT there?

It's already a really tight car inside. I'm 6'4" and I have to be very deliberate getting in and out, because I will inadvertently pop...
06-18-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,984
Posted By rogue3standingby

Just because its different doesn't mean its...

Just because its different doesn't mean its better.

The reason why white works so well on the C7 is because all of the contrasting parts.
06-18-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,109
Posted By rogue3standingby

Not only that, but think about this. The vast...

Not only that, but think about this. The vast majority of cars most of us own in our lifetime are sold and traded at some point. Think about that random car that you traded 2, or 10, or 20 years ago....
06-18-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,901
Posted By rogue3standingby

Oh I totally get it, I'm right with you. I'm not...

Oh I totally get it, I'm right with you. I'm not saying OEM are super great or anything. And certainly heavier does not necessarily equal stronger. Unfortunately, I don't have any advice for you as...
06-18-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By rogue3standingby

I can't think of a a more effective way of...

I can't think of a a more effective way of swirling up the paint on a black car than repeatedly putting a car cover on and off a car that lives outside.

Swirl marks in the paint come from wiping...
06-18-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,022
Posted By rogue3standingby

Personally I can't justify the thousands of...

Personally I can't justify the thousands of dollars for PF film. Think about it, for that kind of money, you could just have the nose and the rockers resprayed before you sell it, if you're that...
06-16-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,135
Posted By rogue3standingby

Even if you forget about the return that...

Even if you forget about the return that investments bring. Even if you had the cash under your mattress, you're mathematically better of financing if the interest rate is below the rate of...
06-12-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,819
Posted By rogue3standingby

The only other person i know in real life that...

The only other person i know in real life that owned an A8 did the same as me. Dumped the car for a loss because of constant transmission problems. Sample size of 2, but a 0% success rate.

I...
06-07-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,649
Posted By rogue3standingby

All the warranty in the world didn't change the...

All the warranty in the world didn't change the fact that I had a loaner Malibu in my possession more days than I had my 2015 A8 in my possession. It's not just some unlucky, vocal, super minority....
06-04-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By rogue3standingby

Ceramic coat is totally worth it. It's not hard...

Ceramic coat is totally worth it. It's not hard to do yourself if you can be meticulous and not rush through.

https://i.imgur.com/uLuBRQq.jpg
05-23-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,320
Posted By rogue3standingby

Yeah, sorry, good luck on your search. If its not...

Yeah, sorry, good luck on your search. If its not worth enough to net a cheeseburger after shipping, I'd honestly just as soon keep it and hang it up.
05-22-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,184
Posted By rogue3standingby

Sorry to hear about it, that sucks big time. ...

Sorry to hear about it, that sucks big time.

Unfortunately, just a picture of a blue Corvette probably won't do too much. You could post the VIN here, just so its another thing on the web that...
05-14-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 388,287
Posted By rogue3standingby

Yellow fender hash stripes, drawn up by me. ...

Yellow fender hash stripes, drawn up by me.

https://i.imgur.com/5gaiu1K.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/f6JJDuw.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/l2GiFeA.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/l2GiFeA.jpg)
05-10-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,997
Posted By rogue3standingby

I'm a 1LT guy. My GF has a 3LT, and calls me a...

I'm a 1LT guy. My GF has a 3LT, and calls me a 'basic bitch'. Honestly, I kind of am.

The higher trim levels are where the OEM packs in margin, and depreciation will hit those high spec cars...
05-09-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,512
Posted By rogue3standingby

I've done both the daily driver and garage queen...

I've done both the daily driver and garage queen thing with the C7. I've owned both the auto and now the manual.

Whether you can live with it as a daily has everything to do with your life. If you...
05-09-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By rogue3standingby

Here's a video of somebody doing it with...

Here's a video of somebody doing it with knifeless:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWqIBnr-1yg
05-09-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By rogue3standingby

Wrap vs die-cut vinyl are kinda two different...

Wrap vs die-cut vinyl are kinda two different animals. I haven't identified what exact material they are using for OEM, it's on the thick side. I'd put money on it being an Oracal or 3M product...
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