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Forum: C5 General
Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,842
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Awesome on both counts. Hard to beat a silver/red...

Awesome on both counts. Hard to beat a silver/red C7. C7 Gen sucks... nothing like the C5 forums. I just sold my C7 Z51 this weekend in prep for the C8. Have money burning a hole in my pocket and...
Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 99,173
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Yes... the quarter panel and vent style lines...

Yes... the quarter panel and vent style lines require they stay... the car just works as pictured. Every mule we've seen has the bit on the door.
Today, 11:06 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,982
Posted By Tool Hoarder

I agree... but he was quoted $25,000 to replace...

I agree... but he was quoted $25,000 to replace the motor at the dealer which is nuts. You can get a new LT1 crate motor around $10K from Summit racing.
Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,982
Posted By Tool Hoarder

OK... where to start... been tracking these cars...

OK... where to start... been tracking these cars 20 years, instructor with NASA-MA, raced a C5 in ST2 a few years and TT'd a C7 the past 2 years (Z51 2014) and sold it this weekend... had the car on...
Today, 09:35 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 99,173
Posted By Tool Hoarder

People seem to be forgetting that we've basically...

People seem to be forgetting that we've basically seen the un-padded front when doing all the ring testing. They added all the pool noodles when they got back stateside.
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Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,045
Posted By Tool Hoarder

This is a wonderful example of triditional...

This is a wonderful example of triditional Italian design... headlights are great.
Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,142
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Nah... car starts production December. ...

Nah... car starts production December.


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Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 99,173
Posted By Tool Hoarder

C7 sold this weekend :cheers:

C7 sold this weekend :cheers:
Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,777
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Just sold my 2014 Z51 in prep for the C8, but I...

Just sold my 2014 Z51 in prep for the C8, but I tracked it 4-5 weekends a year and did TT a few times. Car needs nearly nothing:

1. Castrol SRF fluid

2. Stock rotors and calipers were used...
Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,813
Posted By Tool Hoarder

1. I'm expecting the C8 will be less draggy aero...

1. I'm expecting the C8 will be less draggy aero wise (it doesn't appear to have scoops and flaps all over it other than the side coves.

2. Acceleration gains and driver gains with the DCT vs. a...
Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,223
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Holy crap... what is racking up $22K? Thought it...

Holy crap... what is racking up $22K? Thought it was a splitter, cradle, and bellhousing? I used to be an insurance adjuster... I'd total it at those dollar amounts. If you end up in a total loss...
06-23-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,459
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Fun fact - I couldn't care less what some forum...

Fun fact - I couldn't care less what some forum idiot thinks. I'll be enjoying the car. It's everything I've ever wanted in a car.
06-22-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,459
Posted By Tool Hoarder

C8 Step 2 - Complete

Step 1 - put down two deposits.

Step 2 - sell C7 before the market is flooded with them. Sold car today to the local Maserati dealer via a surprisingly good “instant cash offer” from KBB. They...
06-21-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By Tool Hoarder

That’s a legit factory mistake... will be worth a...

That’s a legit factory mistake... will be worth a ton in 30 years ;)
06-21-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By Tool Hoarder

1. All mid-engine; FE dead. 2. No gullwing...

1. All mid-engine; FE dead.

2. No gullwing doors... all mules have standard doors, Tadge hates vertical lift doors... said it at bash last year.

3. Base Stingray with optional Z51 package, then...
06-21-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,057
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Don't even bother with the C7s.... start with all...

Don't even bother with the C7s.... start with all the ME prototypes over the years leading to the C8.
06-21-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,504
Posted By Tool Hoarder

1. The interior will have more room for...

1. The interior will have more room for taller/larger people.

2. There will be a trunk behind the motor in addition to the frunk.

3. GM knows their demographic and these issues will be...
06-21-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 99,173
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Here's a good screen shot showing the line and...

Here's a good screen shot showing the line and how sexy that scoop is going to be...
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06-21-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,432
Posted By Tool Hoarder

No... panel fit doesn't make paint flake off from...

No... panel fit doesn't make paint flake off from the substrate... was an insurance adjuster and spent a lot of time in/around body shops and studied paint process and defects. There is something in...
06-21-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 219,339
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Car looks so much more svelte without the side...

Car looks so much more svelte without the side skirts... don't drill and add them... "everyone" has them... be different!
06-21-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,548
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Since this forum loves to debate sports car v....

Since this forum loves to debate sports car v. super car v. hyper car and DCT v. automatic nomenclature... lets add fiber glass v. SMC to the mix and debate it for another 5 pages :leaving:
06-21-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 99,173
Posted By Tool Hoarder

You guys are just now noticing that? It's been...

You guys are just now noticing that? It's been there forever and is one of the main reasons I keep telling the "scoop deniers" that the top and rear sections of the scoop are legit.
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06-20-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,432
Posted By Tool Hoarder

I have no desire for a DOHC or twin turbo car......

I have no desire for a DOHC or twin turbo car... I always said a simple OHV 500ish horse motor was plenty... so I'm totally on board. I'm fine with a DCT, but I would be disappointed if they brought...
06-20-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,432
Posted By Tool Hoarder

I'm all in... C7 for sale, sold off all my C7...

I'm all in... C7 for sale, sold off all my C7 stuff, 2 deposits in. Never bought a new one, but there's only once chance in history to have the first Mid-Engine Corvette. My C7 was a 2014 Z51. It had...
06-20-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,813
Posted By Tool Hoarder

Ignore him.... he rambles on about illogical...

Ignore him.... he rambles on about illogical things continuously.
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