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Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-22-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,581
Posted By bearphoto
If you can afford it go ahead but you will be...

If you can afford it go ahead but you will be back no doubt. Personally for me, I hate high maintenance costs and while i have no personal experience on it I believe it to be rather high on most...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-22-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,358
Posted By bearphoto
I'd look for a better place to store a weapon...

I'd look for a better place to store a weapon than behind the screen. Some fool on here had a 9 mm and stored it behind the screen which he taught was a good location until the screen became stuck...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-11-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By bearphoto
14's had the best C7 warranty out there. 100k...

14's had the best C7 warranty out there. 100k coverage on the drivetrain as I recall. I believe your car should be under warranty?
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-11-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,775
Posted By bearphoto
I don't know much about body work on corvettes...

I don't know much about body work on corvettes but the C6 rockers were about $5k for each side. Unk about the C7's but i guessing well over $5k
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-06-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,263
Posted By bearphoto
I don't care what your prior experience is, you...

I don't care what your prior experience is, you will learn about the corvette and what its truly capable of.

As for lead/follow, I doubt anyone can keep up with the instructors.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-06-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,608
Posted By bearphoto
Arizona: Almost as high as California on newer...

Arizona: Almost as high as California on newer vehicles. My 63 Corvette is $18 and my 81 is $18.

My 17 Z06: $1188
My 17 Z51: $950
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-04-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,820
Posted By bearphoto
I have a 17 Z06 and a 17 Z51. For daily driving...

I have a 17 Z06 and a 17 Z51. For daily driving I'd stick with the base model. Those tires on a GS or Z06 aren't cheap!
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-28-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By bearphoto
We all know that when electronics start doing...

We all know that when electronics start doing crazy things in corvettes that battery failure might be fast approaching. However, your car being a 17 should not have a bad battery but you never...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-24-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,663
Posted By bearphoto
I have never taken the tops off either of my 2017...

I have never taken the tops off either of my 2017 vettes.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-23-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,305
Posted By bearphoto
Well if you read the forum much you would see...

Well if you read the forum much you would see this is a common problem when a california resident buys out of state. One of the dumbest things I've ever seen but its been this way forever.

On...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-23-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,689
Posted By bearphoto
Join the crowd, its a disease. I have 4 in my...

Join the crowd, its a disease. I have 4 in my garage, a 63 convertible 327 340 hp 4 speed, a 1981 coupe, 350 auto, a 17 Z06 and a 17 Z51. The 63 and the 81 are up for sale but I'm not trying real...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-22-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,058
Posted By bearphoto
I'm going to guess double the estimate provided...

I'm going to guess double the estimate provided by one forum member. About $1500, paint alone is very expensive and to repair fiberglass is expensive too. The family member can cough up the money...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-21-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By bearphoto
I would also guess the valve stem did not seat...

I would also guess the valve stem did not seat properly when you aired it up the first time. Keep an eye on it, you can test it by taking the valve stem cap off, put some spit or some soapy water on...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes for Sale/Wanted 01-20-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By bearphoto
1963 Corvette Stingray convertible

1963 Corvette Stingray convertible. 327 c.i., 340 hp, 4 speed, red with red interior. White convertible top in great condition, no hard top. Tire tread like new, actual mileage is unknown as the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-20-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By bearphoto
Well here in Arizona we do have 4 seasons and...

Well here in Arizona we do have 4 seasons and thats warm, hot, damn hot and hotter than hell but we drive em all year long!
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-20-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,363
Posted By bearphoto
OP has legitimate complaints and thats fine. The...

OP has legitimate complaints and thats fine. The difference here is that the OP does not own a C7 and most of us do. I happen to have two, a black one and a yellow one, love both of them and paint...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,240
Posted By bearphoto
I've had several saleen mustangs and shelbys and...

I've had several saleen mustangs and shelbys and about a dozen corvettes. I finally sold off the fords and replaced them with corvettes. The mustang owner generally is younger and still working and...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-17-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By bearphoto
You probably mean Trunk Monkey. I think i saw...

You probably mean Trunk Monkey. I think i saw some on their website recently, check there.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-17-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,984
Posted By bearphoto
Thank goodness for Arizona and our warmer temps. ...

Thank goodness for Arizona and our warmer temps. We can drive 365 days a year although the summer can be a bit toasty. I used to live at 7000 ft in the mountains and i do not miss that snowy cold...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-16-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By bearphoto
Just go to the C7 parts wanted/for sale section. ...

Just go to the C7 parts wanted/for sale section. Tons of wheels listed there.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-16-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,258
Posted By bearphoto
I'm guessing your battery is low on charge or...

I'm guessing your battery is low on charge or near failure. During the two months you did not drive it did you have a battery maintainer on it? The error issues you listed are typical of a low...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-16-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,651
Posted By bearphoto
The colder it is, the sharper you turn the wheel...

The colder it is, the sharper you turn the wheel the worse it will be. Even here in Az in40-50 degree winter weather we have it. Its no big deal, does not damage but it sounds awful.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-16-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,756
Posted By bearphoto
I would have been upset, sorry to hear of these...

I would have been upset, sorry to hear of these issues. GM service is not always the best thats for sure. I'd let them repaint the necessary parts and enjoy the car. Its still a great car and will...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-16-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By bearphoto
I've closed the trunk lid down over the wires...

I've closed the trunk lid down over the wires since 14 and never had an issue with the wires.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-16-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,294
Posted By bearphoto
No food or coffee allowed in any of my corvettes...

No food or coffee allowed in any of my corvettes so i could not care less about a cup holder. If i need to eat or get a drink i can go inside.
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