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Forum: C3 General
11-10-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,903
Posted By v26278

I’m not sure how you’d ID one, but since the...

I’m not sure how you’d ID one, but since the factory hardtop is an RPO item, any car ordered with one would show it on the build sheet. Doesn’t look like the blue vert we’re looking at was ‘born...
Forum: C3 General
11-09-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,903
Posted By v26278

I've been watching this car with some interest....

I've been watching this car with some interest. I'm a C3 newb but learning (slowly). The seller just posted some undercarriage photos. Just wondering what you all think of that frame. Here's a link...
03-14-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,178
Posted By v26278

:iagree: The old saying "all's well that end's...

:iagree: The old saying "all's well that end's well" is better if shortened to "all's well that ends." Sometimes it doesn't have to end well, so long as it ends.
12-16-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By v26278

I can't tell you how to add that stuff, but as...

I can't tell you how to add that stuff, but as for the fuel system, the left tank fills first, then overflows into the right. Under operation, right tank drains first, but it's a little more...
10-21-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By v26278

Petermj? Enough said. The guy has a warped...

Petermj? Enough said. The guy has a warped obsession with slandering the C7.

In a way, his comments have value because if he says it, you know it's most likely false or at the very least distorted...
10-19-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,423
Posted By v26278

A couple of things come to mind here. First,...

A couple of things come to mind here.

First, the fuel pump extended warranty coverage does not go by VIN, it extends coverage for ten years from your in-service date, which is the date the car is...
10-15-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,082
Posted By v26278

There was a time when the LS3 platform was the...

There was a time when the LS3 platform was the latest and greatest. That time is long gone. Truth is, the difference is incremental and for factory stock street use, pretty much irrelevant other than...
10-13-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,233
Posted By v26278

Lol. Once I installed mine, I was relieved that...

Lol. Once I installed mine, I was relieved that it worked as claimed because I knew there was no way in he'll I was contorting myself back into that footwell to remove it. Hunt around for a reputable...
09-14-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By v26278

I swapped a 2012 wheel with radio controls into...

I swapped a 2012 wheel with radio controls into my base '07 with radio controls and no blue tooth, it was a direct swap, no new clock spring or wiring harness required.

Maybe there's variations...
09-07-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,671
Posted By v26278

$2200 plus tax as I recall, the driver's side...

$2200 plus tax as I recall, the driver's side fuel tank had to be dropped.
09-07-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,671
Posted By v26278

My fuel pump failed and symptoms similar to yours...

My fuel pump failed and symptoms similar to yours were the first sign of a problem. Eventually it triggered a CEL and codes for lean long term fuel trims. As the electric motor in the pump weakened,...
08-02-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By v26278

The stock shift knob extends the height of the...

The stock shift knob extends the height of the shifter by an inch or so, you can try a billiard ball style knob and it will sit a little lower and shorten the throw. It won't be the same as an MGW,...
07-22-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,462
Posted By v26278

:iagree: assemble all the history and information...

:iagree: assemble all the history and information that is available, check the car over for what it will need soon (there's usually something, EG tires, brakes, fluids) then you can decide how hard...
07-21-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By v26278

That's "Ranger method" "Rover method" sounds...

That's "Ranger method"

"Rover method" sounds like something that wouldn't involve a car, hopefully.
07-14-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 228,058
Posted By v26278

It appears other GM vehicles have had the same...

It appears other GM vehicles have had the same issue, and GM has issued a bulletin (on file at the NHTSA) advising they will repair it on those vehicles (no Corvettes, unfortunately) regardless of...
07-14-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,862
Posted By v26278

The guy was never a friend, you didn't lose a...

The guy was never a friend, you didn't lose a friend. An acquaintance went sour on you due to butt hurt envy.

My friends, and acquaintances, always seem to be asking me "have you seen the new one?...
07-12-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,399
Posted By v26278

I believe top tier with detergents to be...

I believe top tier with detergents to be beneficial over time to reduce build up. In fact the knock against DI engines is the tendency for carbon build up on valves due to the lack of gas (and the...
06-22-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 34,357
Posted By v26278

Love it, no comparison to the stock unit....

Love it, no comparison to the stock unit. Precise, short throws, clicks into gear. I couldn't live with the stock one. Many on this forum have gone with the MGW and are happy with it. I can't...
06-06-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,626
Posted By v26278

My fuel pump died with no unusual noise, and no...

My fuel pump died with no unusual noise, and no "fuel pump error code". I did get the P0171 and P0174 lean codes and progressively worsening engine sputtering and stalling.

Your pump might be...
05-21-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,211
Posted By v26278

If you did nothing to damage the car in such a...

If you did nothing to damage the car in such a short time snd the dealer is pushing back, escalate it as needed it to the service manager, general manager, dealer principal until its resolved. Any...
05-17-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,168
Posted By v26278

Didn't watch, don't GAF. Sorry dude, a car like a...

Didn't watch, don't GAF. Sorry dude, a car like a Vette is meant for an enthusiastic owner, but it's going to have quirks like most cars do. If owning it doesn't fire you up with enthusiasm, then get...
04-18-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By v26278

Nice choice, looks like it's in great shape....

Nice choice, looks like it's in great shape. These cars are easy to love.
04-13-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By v26278

When I was shopping for my Vette, I was looking...

When I was shopping for my Vette, I was looking at a couple of used '07 verts side by side, and one didn't look quite right. Upon further investigation I discovered it was the rear tires, they were...
03-19-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By v26278

I'm long out of warranty, but I agree we know...

I'm long out of warranty, but I agree we know little about Vitesse and their little gadget.. Mine's been fine and I'm not overly concerned, but I too would ditch it in less than a heartbeat if it...
02-10-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,264
Posted By v26278

Since you called out my post, I’d though I’d...

Since you called out my post, I’d though I’d respond. Some of what I’m stating below was mentioned in my post, which I deleted since it led to confusion and until now I’ve been too busy to respond.
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