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Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 07-23-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By bowtie440
Backing in is a good idea. I find it very...

Backing in is a good idea. I find it very difficult to judge just how long the nose of my C7 really is. Every time I park it I think that I am leaving plenty of room between the car and the curb. ...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 07-23-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,226
Posted By bowtie440
Pushing 63. The C7 is my 4th Corvette. Bought my...

Pushing 63. The C7 is my 4th Corvette. Bought my C7 coupe last December as a retirement present to myself but then I didn't retire. Problem is that the C7 vert has really caught my attention so now...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 07-11-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,324
Posted By bowtie440
How is the C7 treating you?

Hello. #9687 checking in. Delivered 12/18/13. Absolutely love this car. Only have about 550 miles on my C7. In my neighborhood my C7 is known as "The Car". Great fun at local Caffeine And...
Forum: New Member Intro Lounge 05-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By bowtie440
Love your Arctic White vert. I have an Arctic...

Love your Arctic White vert. I have an Arctic White coupe. I am frequently told at a local car show that Arctic White is the best color for the C7. Enjoy the new C7!
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 04-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,577
Posted By bowtie440
How do you balance driving vs. keeping car mint

I am with jashobbsie. Drive the thing, get it dirty, and love every minute that you get to spend behind the wheel of your C7. I already scratched mine a tad getting out of a very tight garage. ...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 04-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,736
Posted By bowtie440
C7 insurance

NCM Insurance Agency. 62 years old. $61 per month. Must be garaged in a locked building. Pleasure use only, 500 miles per month.
Forum: In Car Electronics (NAV, Audio, Entertainment, Gauges, etc.) 04-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By bowtie440
Heater

When I turn on the heater, very little air is coming out of the heater ducts down by the foot wells. I do not know if this is normal or not? Is anyone else having this problem?

I am also having...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Wash, Wax, Detail, Bodywork, Protection 02-19-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By bowtie440
I have the factory front end cover and am a bit...

I have the factory front end cover and am a bit disappointed with it:
1. It has a bunch of metal "S" hooks that fasten the cover to the grille. They are hard to hook up without using pliers and...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 02-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By bowtie440
I got $16,500 plus a $1000 sales tax credit for...

I got $16,500 plus a $1000 sales tax credit for my 2010 Camaro 1LS. It was an automatic with exactly 27,000 miles. Also, it had a bad stone bruise in the windshield right in front of the driver and...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 02-02-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By bowtie440
Thinking about the switch

Do it, do it, do it. I sold my 2010 Camaro (for really good money) in October and took delivery of a C7 just before Christmas. I missed the Camaro until the morning I picked up the C7. All I had...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-20-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,745
Posted By bowtie440
You will pay both the destination charge, and the...

You will pay both the destination charge, and the museum delivery charge, if you opt for museum delivery.
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-20-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,745
Posted By bowtie440
I'll bet that I spent the least

I'll bet that I spent the least: $53865

1LT coupe
automatic
premium mats
front end cover
cargo mat
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 12-15-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By bowtie440
Thanks Stingray

Thanks Stingray
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 12-15-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By bowtie440
Thank you GunnyG. Noticed that you also have a...

Thank you GunnyG. Noticed that you also have a Panamera. I think that is one fabulous car. Congrats to you.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 12-15-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By bowtie440
Yes, it lowers the center of gravity. I am going...

Yes, it lowers the center of gravity. I am going to suggest to The General that they change the option description from "Cargo Mat" to "Incredibly cool gigantic Stingray emblem with a bit of carpet...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Suspension | Brakes 12-14-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,682
Posted By bowtie440
I may have to do an about-face regarding black wheels

My Arctic White 1LT arrived this morning and, so far, I have to admit that I am quite pleased with how the white car looks with the base painted silver wheels.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 12-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By bowtie440
Cargo mat constraint

When the car arrived it did not include the cargo mat. My dealer tells me that there is now a constraint on the cargo mats.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 12-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By bowtie440
Meet RHNM8V

My C7 arrived at the dealer late this morning along with 5-6 other vettes. Here is a picture of it in the new car prep area. I will be picking it up next Wednesday.

Arctic White 1LT
6 speed...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-13-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10,628
Views: 419,850
Posted By bowtie440
RHNM8V / GA update Dealer expects the...

RHNM8V / GA update

Dealer expects the transporter to deliver my C7 sometime tomorrow. Planning to pick her up next Wednesday.

Thank you Becky for keeping us up-to-date on order status!
...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-13-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10,628
Views: 419,850
Posted By bowtie440
Hi Becky. Has RHNM8V / GA moved beyond status...

Hi Becky. Has RHNM8V / GA moved beyond status 3800 yet?

Thanks,
Jim

:thanks:
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-11-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,818
Posted By bowtie440
Time between order accepted and target production week?

About 10 weeks from order entered to status 3100.

Then it appears that my order went from status 3100 to 3800 in a matter of days.

Automatic 1LT coupe, non-Z51, stock roof.
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-11-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10,628
Views: 419,850
Posted By bowtie440
THANKS!!!!!! It's gonna be a Corvette...

THANKS!!!!!!

It's gonna be a Corvette Christmas.

I have waited forty years to get another vette (aka "Putty Bucket")

HOORAY!!!!!!
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 12-10-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10,628
Views: 419,850
Posted By bowtie440
Hi Becky. How is RHNM8V / Georgia doing? ...

Hi Becky. How is RHNM8V / Georgia doing?

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Suspension | Brakes 12-04-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,682
Posted By bowtie440
Black wheels?

Just turned 62. Have an Arctic White 1LT on order that is due at the dealer around 12/16/13. I am with the other guys here, black wheels, especially on a white car, just "make it". I plan to...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 11-29-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,018
Posted By bowtie440
I have a 1LT on order. It has everything I want...

I have a 1LT on order. It has everything I want at a great price. The C7 will be a weekend only, drive it to church, and take it to car shows kind of car.

Had to keep the cost "reasonable"...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 11-29-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,754
Posted By bowtie440
3000 and above get in here!

3300 on 11/25/13
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 11-28-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,359
Posted By bowtie440
Payment

Tax, tag, and title my C7 is about $58k. Putting down $18k. Note is $40k, for 72 months at 2.9%. Monthly payment is $608/month.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 11-26-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By bowtie440
What did I give up to get my C7

I gave up my 2010 Camaro 1LS. Hated to see it go, but I was pleasantly surprised by how much it was worth.
Forum: New Member Intro Lounge 11-05-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,074
Posted By bowtie440
Hello Kelly. Can you please check the status...

Hello Kelly.

Can you please check the status of order RHNM8V (Georgia).

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 09-28-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,507
Posted By bowtie440
Confessions of an old guy that is buying a C7

I just have to have some fun here, and explain why you see many of us old guys (I will be 62 in a few weeks) piloting a Corvette. There is a thing called life. For most of us, this thing called...
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