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05-11-2018, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Surfer44

CPO = ONLY Oil change and tire rotation?

Okay! Here is my rant for the day.

We own a 2013 60th Anniversary Corvette 427. I took it into the dealer VALMARK Chevrolet in NEW Braunfels, TX. for the 15K mile check. They changed the oil. They...
05-04-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Jimmy C-6

Corvette, there is no substitute

Over the long winter here in Michigan, I think it was 287 days, I started to think about a new fun car, and selling my Vette. I was watching one of the auction shows, and there was a pretty 911 that...
05-03-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,800
Posted By befree2spin

Try being content - don't be a hater!

Recently read a post where a forum member had a nice 15, 1LT for sale. Car looked really good and the price was excellent - low 40s. Someone on the forum responded with "Overpriced, no one wants a...
04-28-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By ls1121

These cars have Gremlins, I suggest that you...

These cars have Gremlins, I suggest that you drive it like you stole it and enjoy. :thumbs:
04-24-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,404
Posted By BigBlue

I donít hate autos. I just prefer manual in a...

I donít hate autos. I just prefer manual in a sports car.
04-24-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,404
Posted By Corvette_Ed

:iagree: I wanted a manual because it's just more...

:iagree: I wanted a manual because it's just more fun to me to drive on the streets. If I was building a 1/4 mile car I'd go with an automatic for the consistency.
04-24-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,404
Posted By Frankie15

I don't really have anything against those who...

I don't really have anything against those who drive automatics. Some people also drive automatics because they are physically unable to drive a manual.

I just strongly prefer a manual because...
03-31-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 934
Posted By NDMIKE88

Black isn't a color...it's an occupation.

Black isn't a color...it's an occupation.
03-14-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,821
Posted By wayback

According to your figures he only needs 3k more...

According to your figures he only needs 3k more in damages. It could easily get to that point during the repairs as the inspector can't see all the damage on first inspection.

OP glad your OK....
08-29-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By RDSTORM

My wife and I started doing the caravans in 2009...

My wife and I started doing the caravans in 2009 after the purchase of a new to us 2005 C6 in 2006. We normally travel with the Virginia, N. Carolina, S. Carolina caravan that leaves out of NC. The...
08-29-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By duckvett

First - congratulations of deciding to do the...

First - congratulations of deciding to do the Caravan, it is so much fun to see hundreds of Corvettes traveling together and the thousands of Corvettes you will see in Bowling Green. I would suggest...
08-29-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Icecap

My wife and I would like to take part in the 2019...

My wife and I would like to take part in the 2019 Caravan leaving the Pacific Northwest. Our Corvette Club had a significant participation in the 2014 Caravan and some are in the early planning...
03-11-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By cyclesailor955

Change ALL Four

It's only Money change all four tires at the same time.

Your Personnel Safety will Thank you .
03-10-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By AORoads

OP, you and others on here may not like to know...

OP, you and others on here may not like to know this but the above post is accurate. Truthfully, you will never know what caused something to "go wrong with handling" in an emergency maneuver,...
03-10-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Arkyvette

I seriously doubt there is anything to worry...

I seriously doubt there is anything to worry about. I can see if you mixed run flats with non run flats, or all seasons with summer tires, but with the same style of tire in the appropriate size, any...
03-10-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By buckmeister2

The fact that so many people say, "never had a...

The fact that so many people say, "never had a problem", does not mean it is okay to do it!

We all know that we are sometimes tempted to push our cars, maybe not to the limit,but beyond what is...
03-10-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By orca1946

4 tires are the best way to go. That being said,...

4 tires are the best way to go. That being said, in normal driving 2 equal on the front or back is ok. If in doubt ---sell, sell, sell.
03-10-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By zrracer

I think the issue here is; What would happen if...

I think the issue here is;
What would happen if you needed the tires to save you. Mismatched tires along with old tires on one end (could) be a problem. You could get lucky or not.
No one who...
03-10-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By EVRose

I've had GY on front and Michelin on back for 5...

I've had GY on front and Michelin on back for 5 years with no problems whatsoever. I will replace the fronts soon though with matching Michelin's.
03-10-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By MH663

I would buy all four but there is no major issue...

I would buy all four but there is no major issue as long as the two fronts match and likewise with the two rears.
03-10-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Dave S

As others have noted, you can "get by" with mixed...

As others have noted, you can "get by" with mixed tires but why take a chance? In the event of an unexpected emergency maneuver, the traction difference between front & rear tires might very well...
03-10-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Arkyvette

I have BFG on the rear and Hankooks up front and...

I have BFG on the rear and Hankooks up front and I haven't exploded or even slid off the road yet. You likely won't notice. That said, my OCD will be helping me purchase four matching new tires this...
03-10-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By ForceFedC4

Handling characteristics vary from tire to tire....

Handling characteristics vary from tire to tire. If you aren't driving hard, you may not notice.. but I wouldn't do it. If the sidewall of the tires looks different it may be aesthetically...
03-10-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By 919cw313

I don't think any tire manufacturer recommends...

I don't think any tire manufacturer recommends mixing tires. Google can confirm this.

One thing almost everyone on cf agrees on is that the goodyears are terrible tires and to use any excuse to...
12-31-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Kmoberly

Painting Your Calipers

Here's a quick instructional video on painting your calipers as well as tips on getting the raised letters to pop.

https://youtu.be/5AXj9h5lfqU

Enjoy

Kevin
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