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Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-26-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,731
Posted By fyreline
I believe he's talking about mine - the 2014...

I believe he's talking about mine - the 2014 Premiere Edition Convertible in Lime Rock Green Metallic with Kalahari top and Brownstone interior (Mine is #219 of 550 made). The color is the reason I...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-15-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By fyreline
Picked the car up yesterday. Wow. ...

Picked the car up yesterday. Wow.

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Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-26-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,885
Posted By fyreline
2014 Premiere Edition convertible (Mine is #219...

2014 Premiere Edition convertible (Mine is #219 of 550). Relatively rare, very well-equipped, and exactly what I wanted.
...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 04-22-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,279
Posted By fyreline
There was a nice piece on it on CBS Sunday...

There was a nice piece on it on CBS Sunday Morning today.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-20-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,624
Posted By fyreline
The "Corvette Wave" has been a time-honored...

The "Corvette Wave" has been a time-honored tradition since the very start of Corvette production. I always wave, and almost always get a wave in return. Save the Wave!
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 03-18-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 5,256
Posted By fyreline
It has always appeared to me that the crux of the...

It has always appeared to me that the crux of the issue here is not that the NCRS has a policy of point deduction for non-factory A/C. That is to be expected. The controversy started with the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-17-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By fyreline
More than happy to oblige. Happy St. Patrick's...

More than happy to oblige. Happy St. Patrick's day, everyone . . . .

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Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-13-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,827
Posted By fyreline
I sought out and purchased a 2014 Premiere...

I sought out and purchased a 2014 Premiere Edition convertible (#219 of 550), and yes, a LOT of options are part & parcel of that package. I just liked the car, the color, and I typically order my...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 03-01-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By fyreline
My 1962 is extremely tight and difficult to latch...

My 1962 is extremely tight and difficult to latch in cool weather . . . and pretty easy when it's been out in the sun for a few hours. So, yes, they do stretch quite a bit. Give it a try before you...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-22-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,167
Posted By fyreline
Definitely drive one first so that you can...

Definitely drive one first so that you can determine whether or not you can get in & out and drive it comfortably. As for reliability, these are about the simplest, most reliable cars you can own....
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-19-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By fyreline
I have always felt that the 1955 Corvette and the...

I have always felt that the 1955 Corvette and the 1955 Thunderbird appealed to very different audiences. Ford apparently thought so, too - and after 1957 the two-seat T-Bird was gone, moving upscale...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-18-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By fyreline
Bresee Chevrolet was originally located in...

Bresee Chevrolet was originally located in downtown Syracuse, from 1922 through the mid-1960s when it relocated to a newly constructed facility on Old Liverpool Road just north of the city. I...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-18-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 9,696
Posted By fyreline
I have owned Corvettes for 46 years, every one of...

I have owned Corvettes for 46 years, every one of them a convertible. You will find some who will claim that removing the top from the coupe is "the same thing". It isn't. Not even close. But, it...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-04-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By fyreline
I have a somewhat different take on washing my C7...

I have a somewhat different take on washing my C7 . . . . I actually enjoy the experience, and I like to take my time on a nice day, with some oldies (well, oldies to me) on the radio, A seat...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-01-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,552
Posted By fyreline
A lot on interesting opinions on this topic . . ....

A lot on interesting opinions on this topic . . . as long as we understand that's all they are. Too bad so many go right to the juvenile position that anyone who doesn't like what they like has made...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-01-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,940
Posted By fyreline
I'm really quite surprised that not more people...

I'm really quite surprised that not more people said the change from the C1 1962 to the C2 1963. Although the 327 did make its first appearance in 1962, pretty much everything else on the car was...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-31-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,043
Posted By fyreline
There's actually a pretty good reason why GM...

There's actually a pretty good reason why GM offers so many different styles and colors of wheels for the Corvette. The only time it becomes an issue is when owners feel that anyone who didn't make...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-29-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By fyreline
Jake the Cat

I'm not really a "Cat Guy" as a rule . . . . but I like "Jake the Cat":
...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,579
Posted By fyreline
When I first transitioned from the C6 to the C7,...

When I first transitioned from the C6 to the C7, I spent a couple of weeks walking around with the owner's manual always with me, and read it a couple of times from cover to cover. Took a bit of heat...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-22-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,548
Posted By fyreline
This is the only C7 color that interested me . ....

This is the only C7 color that interested me . . . and as it was a one-year-only color, and the Premiere Edition was a one-year-only car, I spent quite a while looking for just the right one when my...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-20-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,274
Posted By fyreline
I wear them on extended drives - not usually for...

I wear them on extended drives - not usually for short hops around town.
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-09-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,661
Posted By fyreline
My Corvettes (C1 & C7) are for me, not for the...

My Corvettes (C1 & C7) are for me, not for the next owner.
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 12-10-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By fyreline
That's OK, Frankie - love ya anyway. Car color is...

That's OK, Frankie - love ya anyway. Car color is such a personal and subjective thing - as my grandfather used to say, "It's a good thing we all like different things, or every guy would be after...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 12-06-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,044
Posted By fyreline
Amen to that, brother. After over 40 years on the...

Amen to that, brother. After over 40 years on the line, I've been called just about everything . . . even though a couple of them weren't true.

Dave

IAFF Local 280
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 12-06-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,044
Posted By fyreline
I think it bears mentioning that there are...

I think it bears mentioning that there are probably more clubs - and types of clubs - for our Corvettes than for any other car. Bearing that in mind, shouldn't there be at least ONE of those clubs...
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