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    Ordered a New C7 Last Month

    I ordered a new 3LT Grand Sport in Sterling Blue last month. It was supposed to be built the second week of January but found out it was built last week. Considering I ordered it December 12th I'm pretty impressed with the quick turn around. Can hardly wait. Now I have to sell something to make room.

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    Congrats on the new ride.

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    Unbelievable. It's here already. Ordered 12/3 and delivered 1/4 and I was worried about constraints and allocations. Just how bad is the risk to the tires by picking this up and driving it home when it's under 40 degrees? We won't be above 40 until Monday.

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    Congrats. There's no risk to the tires, summer performance tires are just hard and slick in colder temps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdauwald View Post
    Unbelievable. It's here already. Ordered 12/3 and delivered 1/4 and I was worried about constraints and allocations. Just how bad is the risk to the tires by picking this up and driving it home when it's under 40 degrees? We won't be above 40 until Monday.
    It just has the goodyear runflats right? If so you will be fine. You shouldn't be getting on it too hard yet anyway. But those tires will be rock hard like JD said and remind you that the traction control works if you goose the throttle any at low speeds when its cold out. I think Michelin's are worse and shouldn't be driven at all when its cold.

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    Congrats, OP. Can't wait to see some pics.

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    Congrats and good luck with the sale of the current vehicles! Your Z28 looks super clean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdauwald View Post
    Unbelievable. It's here already. Ordered 12/3 and delivered 1/4 and I was worried about constraints and allocations. Just how bad is the risk to the tires by picking this up and driving it home when it's under 40 degrees? We won't be above 40 until Monday.
    As long as it's not a Z07, you'll be fine over 20 degrees. Just don't do any hard acceleration because traction will be limited for sure.

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    Congrats!

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    These guys have been very cool with me. They let me come down and unwrap it and are letting me store it there in a heated area until I take delivery Monday. I decided I didn't want to take a chance with the weather today and I think that was a good decision. Pic straight out of the wrapper.


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    Nice color combo. Cup wheels look great.

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    Looks awesome, congrats!

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    Awesome! Love the color!

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    She's a beaut Clark.

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    wise decision...all the dfw major hwys are at a stand still...

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    sweet. makes me wish I had nutted up and bought the vette instead of the camaro

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    Damn that looks good, maybe I should have waited to pick up the Camaro to get a ride in it. I really like the color with those wheels.

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    Thanks for the compliments. This color is going to turn out to be a half year run as it has already been discontinued starting next month. Most are ordered with black wheels but I didn't like them with this color.



    Quote Originally Posted by Fastpace View Post
    Damn that looks good, maybe I should have waited to pick up the Camaro to get a ride in it. I really like the color with those wheels.

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    It will be here when you come back for the stock wheels. Hopefully no ice then
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Daniels View Post
    She's a beaut Clark.
    LOL. Wood paneling not found

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    Looks great with the cup wheels!

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    Great looking ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdauwald View Post
    These guys have been very cool with me. They let me come down and unwrap it and are letting me store it there in a heated area until I take delivery Monday. I decided I didn't want to take a chance with the weather today and I think that was a good decision. Pic straight out of the wrapper.



    That looks awesome! Congrats!

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    That's a great looking car. What color is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DANSBIRD View Post
    That's a great looking car. What color is that?
    It's literally in the first sentence of the OP.



    Oh and fantastic looking Vette, congrats man
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    Awesome car!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DANSBIRD View Post
    That's a great looking car. What color is that?
    Quote Originally Posted by 5.0THIS View Post
    It's literally in the first sentence of the OP.
    YEAH, GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR ASS DAN!!

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    Stunning car! Congrats!

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    Stunning car. Man C7's look amazing

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    Auto or M7?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TTU View Post
    Auto or M7?
    Auto. I'm hoping I don't miss the manual that much

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    A couple quick pics I took Monday when we picked it up. I can't believe how smooth this rides and I was worried it would be harsher than my f-body. LOL






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    Nice. I went manual on my '16 SS and of course I love rowing dem gears but I guess I'm getting old or lazy, because I've been thinking next go round I might try the auto

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    That is a great looking car, OP. Congrats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TTU View Post
    Nice. I went manual on my '16 SS and of course I love rowing dem gears but I guess I'm getting old or lazy, because I've been thinking next go round I might try the auto
    so by friday?

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    beautiful

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    Looks sweet! Congrats! The silver wheels go well on that color.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JUSTINASS View Post
    so by friday?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdauwald View Post
    A couple quick pics I took Monday when we picked it up. I can't believe how smooth this rides and I was worried it would be harsher than my f-body. LOL





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    A good friend of mine just got a grand sport on Monday. They are really impressive cars. It is amazing how much of a difference there is looks wise from a GS to a stingray.

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    Good to see the C7 is already treating you well, can't wait to see it in a couple weeks. I can't stop looking at that color, is it available on the grand sport or Z06 too?

    The Z28 is has been doing great, I think the alternator thought about going out on the way home but then decided it enjoyed it's life and continued to charge. Now I just gotta get the FRC sold so I have room for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fastpace View Post
    Good to see the C7 is already treating you well, can't wait to see it in a couple weeks. I can't stop looking at that color, is it available on the grand sport or Z06 too?

    The Z28 is has been doing great, I think the alternator thought about going out on the way home but then decided it enjoyed it's life and continued to charge. Now I just gotta get the FRC sold so I have room for it.
    That Z28 saw more rain this week than it had the entire time I had it. Speaking of rain I still only have about 40 miles on this car because of all this damn rain this weekend. Sterling Blue is available on Z06 as well but the last day of ordering it on a C7 is sometime mid Feb with early April being the last production run of that color.

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    Great looking car Congrats!!!

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    bitchin ride dude! Congrats!

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    shoulda got the black wheels and stripe
    congrats
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    I love the "Should have done this" posts by someone w/ a differing opinion that also didn't pick out/purchase the car. Always a cool guy.

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    meh his wheels > those wheels

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    I've gone black and I went back.

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    I like the silver wheels just fine, especially with that color. These are my favorite finish on the grand sport wheels though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mdauwald View Post
    I've gone black and I went back.

    seriously congrats, beautiful car. first one ive seen "owned/purchased". drive the heck out of it.

    (see Dan, he got what i was saying and knew i wasnt trying to be rude)

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    Black wheels might as well be steelies. You can't ever see their detail.

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    Sweet ride! Congrats!

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    Very nice. Congrats on purchase.

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    Quote Originally Posted by STANG KILLA SS View Post

    seriously congrats, beautiful car. first one ive seen "owned/purchased". drive the heck out of it.

    (see Dan, he got what i was saying and knew i wasnt trying to be rude)
    For myself, I'd rock the hell out of that silver one you posted.

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