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Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By bearphoto

I had the same problem with intercity in January...

I had the same problem with intercity in January of 2018. Needed my new corvette picked up from a Redwood City, Ca dealer and transported to Arizona. They could not give me a date for pickup but...
07-15-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,497
Posted By bearphoto

You can still get chips from the larger rocks...

You can still get chips from the larger rocks that are thrown up from other traffic. Mine actually had a couple of holes in it. I called the company and no questions asked they replaced it. Great...
07-12-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By bearphoto

Your drivetrain might still be under warranty. ...

Your drivetrain might still be under warranty. the 14's had a 5 year, 100k drivetrain warranty, longer than any other year vett. Don't know your miles or how long in service but before you go doing...
07-10-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By bearphoto

Don't know where you are from in Az but there are...

Don't know where you are from in Az but there are a lot of us in Lake Havasu and surrounding communities. I run the Cars and Coffee event in Havasu the first sunday of each month. If you are close...
07-06-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,353
Posted By bearphoto

You won't be happy with your 3/4 ones when the...

You won't be happy with your 3/4 ones when the road debris hits your fender due to that cut in. My Z06 has the 3/4 ones but for my Z51 I have ordered the straight ones to try and get a bit more...
07-06-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 935
Posted By bearphoto

Welcome to the forum from the great State of...

Welcome to the forum from the great State of Arizona! The forum members have great info about your car although some just don't know how to be polite. Be that as it may your Admiral Blue color is...
06-22-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By bearphoto

Are you talking about tire scrub in cooler/cold...

Are you talking about tire scrub in cooler/cold temperatures. All wide tires do this. But your explanation is a bit vague to understand what you mean ratcheting ? Does it do it when you turn to...
06-22-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By bearphoto

I'd say a downside would be resale. No dealer...

I'd say a downside would be resale. No dealer wants a modified car, your drivetrain warranty will be toast and if you try and sell it on your own not many people want a modified car. Just my...
06-16-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By bearphoto

I owned a 14 RT Shaker Challenger and a 15 Scat...

I owned a 14 RT Shaker Challenger and a 15 Scat Pack. Love both cars, pretty fast (not corvette fast), comfortable and lots of room. However, both have been sold and replaced by a 17 Z51 and a 17...
06-16-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,623
Posted By bearphoto

That dealer is full of bs. I recently bought a...

That dealer is full of bs. I recently bought a new 17 Z51 and had it shipped to me in Arizona. Car was heavily discounted otherwise I'd never buy a car there. The kicker is that in Cali if you...
06-16-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By bearphoto

My 2017 Z51 manual trans has a brief sucking...

My 2017 Z51 manual trans has a brief sucking noise when I step on the gas to take off from a stop. The car runs fine and this only happens from idle. Similar to a carburated engine when the air...
05-31-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By bearphoto

Two possible issues. First you had the ac on and...

Two possible issues. First you had the ac on and the compressor lines were dripping water onto the exhaust causing the hissing noise. Or...


You have a vacuum leak. In the case of a vacuum...
05-30-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,481
Posted By bearphoto

Good grief, just drive the thing. I just got...

Good grief, just drive the thing. I just got back from a 3000 mile round trip from Az to Deadwood, South Dakota. Car ran like a swiss watch and pulled about 34 mph to boot.

Life is too short...
05-29-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By bearphoto

Yeah, that is the cover for the battery. A tow...

Yeah, that is the cover for the battery. A tow hook (not included with the car) fits in that long slot.
05-28-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By bearphoto

Just drive it. And by the way, the car does not...

Just drive it. And by the way, the car does not melt in the rain and if you drive it in the rain be sure to put the car into "weather" mode. It really does work and will keep you from spinning out...
05-28-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,673
Posted By bearphoto

My hoist is also an Advantage Lift, 9000 lb,...

My hoist is also an Advantage Lift, 9000 lb, extra wide. I was going to order the extra wide 3 car lift like the one pictured but stayed with one. Advantage will not deliver to your house unless...
05-28-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,403
Posted By bearphoto

If you had the car "locked" the fuel door is also...

If you had the car "locked" the fuel door is also locked. When you pull into a gas station be sure you "unlock" the car otherwise you can't unlock the fuel door. This happened to me once with my...
05-28-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,962
Posted By bearphoto

For those of you with the M7 trans, your engine...

For those of you with the M7 trans, your engine never goes into V4 unless you are in the ECO mode.

If you have an A8 trans your car will go into ECO mode regardless of tour, sport blah blah blah...
05-16-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,386
Posted By bearphoto

I can take HSA or leave it. Does not matter to...

I can take HSA or leave it. Does not matter to me but mine is smooth as butter.

For the op "I opened the manual" and found HSA. Always funny to see people buy a car and not look at the manual...
05-16-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,157
Posted By bearphoto

My buddy with a 10 year old Mercedes SL550 which...

My buddy with a 10 year old Mercedes SL550 which was over 100k new has now become a maintenance nightmare. His trans is currently out and the car undriveable. $7k plus just to repair it. He can't...
05-16-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By bearphoto

Nothing beats a convertible when you live in the...

Nothing beats a convertible when you live in the great State of Arizona!
05-16-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By bearphoto

Your car may have the carbon blackout package. ...

Your car may have the carbon blackout package. My black 17 Z51 has those stingrays blacked out and the corvette flags front and back are darkened down. I love the look. My question is why don't...
05-07-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,215
Posted By bearphoto

Thank God Arizona has no front plates!!!

Thank God Arizona has no front plates!!!
05-07-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,291
Posted By bearphoto

Many corvettes keep shutting off the pump while...

Many corvettes keep shutting off the pump while fueling. Turn or change the angle of the fuel flowing into the neck and it should be fine. Different pump nozzles cause issues. Not a big deal at...
04-29-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,328
Posted By bearphoto

I guess I got lucky, my 17 Z51 had the carbon...

I guess I got lucky, my 17 Z51 had the carbon blackout option so that grill piece was blacked out along with the sting rays and the nose and tail corvette logos.
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