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Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 07-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By laborsmith
Blue is the general consensus. I should not...

Blue is the general consensus.

I should not have interjected but to me from the outside it is dark enough to be considered black.

But regarding the color of anything I am a least reliable...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 07-08-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By laborsmith
Maybe but Glen e's point is valid. And more...

Maybe but Glen e's point is valid.

And more important, based in reality.

Laborsmith
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 07-08-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 592
Posted By laborsmith
I do not believe there is a single year in the...

I do not believe there is a single year in the past 100 years that orders were placed before the start or production and pricing was known.

It is a part of the business: initial allocations are...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 07-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By laborsmith
I admit I should not comment on the color of the...

I admit I should not comment on the color of the transparent roof, or the color of anything whatsoever, but I am not sure the roof is blue and if it is blue it is a shade of blue that blends well...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 07-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By laborsmith
Not performance exhaust but CF trim options and...

Not performance exhaust but CF trim options and all versions of the roof except the transparent roof, and you post your roof option of choice is the transparent one, so that should not be a problem. ...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 07-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By laborsmith
This is an often asked question but here goes: ...

This is an often asked question but here goes:

Near the beginning of every model year Chevy tells their dealers about how many of each vehicle line it expects them to order over the course of the...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 07-01-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By laborsmith
I am ignoring this question because I feel it is...

I am ignoring this question because I feel it is about time people grow up and if there is a true question post the question where he should be.

Hostile on my part? You betcha.

If you know the...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10,057
Views: 368,950
Posted By laborsmith
One has to be bayed before one can be shipped. ...

One has to be bayed before one can be shipped. The problem is the code to show bayed (4B00) is the same as the one used for Quality Check.

There is an advantage to a quality check hold, although...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By laborsmith
Please post your order question in this thread: ...

Please post your order question in this thread:

http://www.corvette7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=292792

Laborsmith
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-24-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10,057
Views: 368,950
Posted By laborsmith
This is normal and has been for as long as I have...

This is normal and has been for as long as I have been following builds (which is a long time if I might be permitted to state) and at this point the only way your order would be cancelled would be...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-24-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10,057
Views: 368,950
Posted By laborsmith
An often asked question, No there is not, ...

An often asked question, No there is not,

Early in production some who had family plan onstar figured a way to activate but based on what I have read for several months that can no longer be...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 06-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By laborsmith
I would be surprised as there are just not enough...

I would be surprised as there are just not enough price protected retail sold orders to make such an action worth it, Corvette included. Excluding the Corvette, very few Chevrolet cars are retail...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-20-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By laborsmith
Post #2 ^ may be helpful. Laborsmith

Post #2 ^ may be helpful.

Laborsmith
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 06-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By laborsmith
I am not sure what loosey goosy with allocation...

I am not sure what loosey goosy with allocation means. Dealers get assigned allocation units in a way that is somewhat predictable based on prior model year history. Nothing requires a dealer to...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-17-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By laborsmith
I have never seen anyone go down to the wire like...

I have never seen anyone go down to the wire like this so please post what happened. And please indicate the nominal size of the dealership and if you sense it delivers a lot of Corvettes.

No...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-16-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By laborsmith
The cycle ends today so tomorrow you will know. ...

The cycle ends today so tomorrow you will know.

It begins on Thursdays. Final input accepted into the evening on Mondays and Tuesday the results are shown.

Laborsmith
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10,057
Views: 368,950
Posted By laborsmith
Allocation. No allocation means no build. An...

Allocation. No allocation means no build. An order entered is not the same as an order accepted. No 2014 orders will be accepted from now to the end of time.

Now you know.

Laborsmith
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By laborsmith
Great news! You got in on the last 2014 model...

Great news! You got in on the last 2014 model year consensus! How cool is that?

Laborsmith
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 06-14-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By laborsmith
Entering orders for a 2014 C7 ended 05/22/2014...

Entering orders for a 2014 C7 ended 05/22/2014 and the last consensus cycle started 06/12/2014/ Entering 2015 orders started 05/29/2014 and the first 2015 C7 consensus cycle begins 06/26/2014/ 2015...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By laborsmith
At least your dealer told you 2015 model year...

At least your dealer told you 2015 model year would start regular production August 11 and that is only two months from today so you have knocked almost two months of waiting time off the calendar.
...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By laborsmith
Yes. Laborsmith

Yes.

Laborsmith
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 06-09-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By laborsmith
Sounds feasible. June 12 is the last date for...

Sounds feasible. June 12 is the last date for using 2014 allocations.

Laborsmith

Not last date but last consensus which starts June 12.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 06-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By laborsmith
"Washboards on steroids." Good description! ...

"Washboards on steroids." Good description! But to truly settle the suspension there should be a ramp after the washboards to launch the C7 at least six feet in the air. I mean, if the C7 gets a...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 06-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By laborsmith
Les Stanford is usually third or fourth in the...

Les Stanford is usually third or fourth in the nation in Corvette deliveries so allocation will not be a problem. Pricing usually comes out about a month before the start of production so look for...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 05-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By laborsmith
AUTOWEEK which is not a choice but is the correct...

AUTOWEEK which is not a choice but is the correct answer.

Laborsmith
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 05-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,057
Views: 368,950
Posted By laborsmith
Your dealer has access to the real time server...

Your dealer has access to the real time server and Becky has access to the server that consolidates all GM servers. Can your dealer do that? Of course, but it would require assigning one individual...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 05-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By laborsmith
Cat back should not require tuning valve back (if...

Cat back should not require tuning valve back (if I understand what that means) should to avoid throwing a CEL.

Laborsmith
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 05-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By laborsmith
You mean there is no t speed automatic option for...

You mean there is no t speed automatic option for the C&?

Historically as far as the last few decades go the manual transmission appears in about 1/3 of the Corvettes assembled and the 2014 model...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 05-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10,057
Views: 368,950
Posted By laborsmith
Sounds like day one was a nine hour shift and day...

Sounds like day one was a nine hour shift and day two a ten hour shift. Bowling Green has been scheduling one or two hours of overtime for some time now. Their normal schedule is five days of eight...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 05-15-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By laborsmith
I am not sure what GVW means in this particular...

I am not sure what GVW means in this particular case because all Build Reports that I have seen are in no way related at actual GVW. Just in case anyone wonders, I do know what the GVR means in...
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