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Forum: C7 General Discussion Today, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Kent1999
Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra

Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra
Forum: C7 General Discussion Today, 02:14 AM
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Posted By Kent1999
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-general-di...

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Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-21-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By Kent1999
Welcome to the New World. Thought your post...

Welcome to the New World.

Thought your post was about the fact that you didn’t like being nagged.

There are 100’s of forums for discussion of living off the grid. Step 1 is getting rid of your...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-21-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By Kent1999
You can opt out of SmartDriver.

You can opt out of SmartDriver.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-20-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,477
Posted By Kent1999
There are exacty zero people in this thread that...

There are exacty zero people in this thread that report their 2014-2016 C7 is NOT listed as part of this program. None.

So far, it appears that every C7 produced before somewhere in mid-2017...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-20-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,477
Posted By Kent1999
From a Corvette to a Hyundai is quite the change,...

From a Corvette to a Hyundai is quite the change, but to each their own.

I like the Lexus brand too, but they don't make anything close to the Corvette's performance range for less than $100,000...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-20-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,477
Posted By Kent1999
Did you happen to see the post above detailing...

Did you happen to see the post above detailing very similar issues with some German makes? What country will you try next?
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-16-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,049
Posted By Kent1999
It honestly sounds like your requirements scream...

It honestly sounds like your requirements scream "SUV", Vettropolitan, and not a serious sports car.

A true sports car like the Corvette is never going to satisfy as a true commuter in a heavy...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-15-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By Kent1999
Confirmed. There is no mechanism in place to...

Confirmed. There is no mechanism in place to allow any key to start a C7.

No fob, no start.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-09-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By Kent1999
Pretty sure we had a forum member report that he...

Pretty sure we had a forum member report that he tried reusing the bolts and had one or two snap before getting to tq spec.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-09-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By Kent1999
I would disagree. If there were a "smoking gun",...

I would disagree. If there were a "smoking gun", the cause would no longer be in question.

Instead, we have owners experiencing a recurrence of the problem, despite multiple versions of...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-09-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By Kent1999
First off, most A8 owners don't have a problem. ...

First off, most A8 owners don't have a problem. However, I think the real problem is that, so far, no "smoking gun" for the numerous A8 failures has been identified.

Thus, vague fixes like the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-04-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,667
Posted By Kent1999
Same question here. LOTS of pics of various...

Same question here. LOTS of pics of various engines on the web with coking. I've yet to see a single one of a LT1 --so far, everyone just posts pics of NON-LT1 engines and pretends its the same.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-01-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,965
Posted By Kent1999
Welcome to the Forum. C7s are great cars...

Welcome to the Forum.

C7s are great cars with the VAST majority providing excellent reliability and outstanding performance. Not sure who you were trying to "win over" on a C7 Enthusiast site by...
Forum: C7 Parts for Sale/Wanted 05-01-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Kent1999
If you are in southern LV, would you be...

If you are in southern LV, would you be interested in a discounted deal for a local pickup?
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-28-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,188
Posted By Kent1999
Geez... why did they bother? So extremely...

Geez... why did they bother? So extremely close to the same shade that even side by side it’s difficult to tell.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-28-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Kent1999
It’s funny how that article writes “opinion” as...

It’s funny how that article writes “opinion” as if it is “fact”.

Did I miss the quoted reliable sources?

We’re just supposed to “take their word” on everything? :rofl:

Not saying some of...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-27-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,736
Posted By Kent1999
Regardless of coverage or the TSB, I’d go back to...

Regardless of coverage or the TSB, I’d go back to the dealer and demand a refund if they portrayed your extended warranty as a “GM” and it in fact was just some random 3rd party crap.
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 04-25-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Kent1999
I think the phenomena you are referring to is for...

I think the phenomena you are referring to is for emission control.

IIRC, when the throttle plate is allowed to snap shut too rapidly, it briefly increases the output of certain types of...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-24-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Kent1999
Option "BODY COLOR EXTERIOR VENTS" was specified...

Option "BODY COLOR EXTERIOR VENTS" was specified at build.


EDIT TO ADD:
1) Absolutely get the service history (via a VIS report) from a GM dealer using the car's VIN. This will detail for...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-24-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Kent1999
Yes, I have. Service covered with no issues ...

Yes, I have. Service covered with no issues



Because, like when you bought your Corvette, you are NOT buying it from GM, but from the dealer.

Similarly, each selling dealer gets to set...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-22-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Kent1999
Yup, regular tracking of a $50k-$100k car is not...

Yup, regular tracking of a $50k-$100k car is not for those on a budget.

Track Day Insurance is expensive for a very good reason -- track driving is high risk. If you are doing it for its intended...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-17-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By Kent1999
You need the Z51 front bar too — it’s stiffer...

You need the Z51 front bar too — it’s stiffer than your base front bar.

Just installing the Z51 rear bar is what is making it “fishtail” more — too much rear roll bar compared to the front.
...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-17-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By Kent1999
Another vote for Dennis! I've bought like 2 or...

Another vote for Dennis! I've bought like 2 or 3 from him now, and couldn't be happier with his service.

Word to the wise: Don't even THINK about a "3rd party" warranty, no matter how much the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-17-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,511
Posted By Kent1999
Depends on how you use your car. If you're...

Depends on how you use your car.

If you're always driving at mach 2 with your hair on fire, you'll likely never need it.

If you're like me, and DD your C7 (quiet neighborhoods, low speed...
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