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Old 10-20-2013, 04:40 PM
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Low end torque is addicting...VERY addicting.
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Love the ease of the top. Only thing I would change is the polished wheels buts that's just me
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The only thing I'm not a huge fan of is the chrome wheels.
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I don't care chrome or not on an American
Suits the overall stand of the car well...
Unlike chrome on a German
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Oh hellZ yeah Steven!!! that is awesome! I have always loved Vettes and this is the version I've been lusting over lately. Great job dude, enjoy the hell out of it!
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wow, Steven...congrats. Absolutely gorgeous ride! It looks like a LOT of fun to drive!
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Low end torque is addicting...VERY addicting.

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Guys, I know you're not a fan of the chrome wheels, but they really set the car off! Plus, my wife loves them.

If you read my thread in the 3G TL Photo Section, you'll know the ups and downs I've gone through to be where I am today with this car. I'm really happy with it all.


LOVE low-end torque! It's a joy and pleasure to drive. I'll say just as good as any Porsche....maybe better.
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:30 PM
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Guys, I know you're not a fan of the chrome wheels, but they really set the car off! Plus, my wife loves them.

If you read my thread in the 3G TL Photo Section, you'll know the ups and downs I've gone through to be where I am today with this car. I'm really happy with it all.


LOVE low-end torque! It's a joy and pleasure to drive. I'll say just as good as any Porsche....maybe better.
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I want to lick those wheels. Rims are absolutely perfect for the car which I rarely ever think. Congrats sir.
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Steven, you better give me that Canon, I will do more justice to it

Matt and Babe were over to see the kid and Steven came over to show off He got in just after we giving babes car a quick wash....

Here are pix from my Nikon:


DSC_0714 by Anil Sadhwani, on Flickr



DSC_0715 by Anil Sadhwani, on Flickr



DSC_0718 by Anil Sadhwani, on Flickr



DSC_0739 by Anil Sadhwani, on Flickr



DSC_0740 by Anil Sadhwani, on Flickr
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That front end picture is not straight and it's killing me you fool

Nice shots bro, soooo clean... well to me it is
Wait for Austin and J. to make a comment

Chrome looks nice Steven
Did that CF license plate frame came with the car?

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The new design grew on me quick. Especially that ass
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:38 PM
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Steven, when you gonna bring it down here for some goodies.
http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c7-t...ome-gains.html
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That front end picture is not straight and it's killing me you fool

Nice shots bro, soooo clean... well to me it is
Wait for Austin and J. to make a comment

Chrome looks nice Steven
Did that CF license plate frame came with the car?
not my fault....I was on my knees and the camera was setup and Steven cudnt park straight LOL....

Yeah, in the software where I convert the RAW images to jpeg, I cant change the orientation and straighten them out....and am too lazy to do it on flickr....bend your neck a little
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Dew IT STEVEN !!!!!

Lower and tune
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Wow at that tune
Umm where would that front lip sit at? If you lower the car?



but... I can't imagine that design being low low low low. Flow like a snakeee
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Such a beautiful car Steven. Use it in good health.
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^^^ If he lowers it, it will be a at the same height as his wife's Jeep wrangler
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I'm a little late to the game but congrats!!! Add another V8 to the board! I absolutely love the new 'Vette design. I've still yet to see the interior in person, so please take more for us to drool over. Oh and this photo...

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Meko, I cant take credit for that joke....Majofo would hunt me down


Thanks Supertrooper, I will take that as a complement
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Steven, Congrats again man. You're going to be a "Vette Guy" for life, i know it and know all about it.

Oh, and if you think the C7 sounds good now, you need these in your the near future....

http://www.southerncarparts.com/corv...2l-p-5795.html

And yes, this is not a TL anymore. The mods are endless for Vette's (and a bit more costly)....just depends how deep your pocket is (and before your wife kills you)
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Thanks guys-Anil's photo's are outstanding. Must be operator error for my Canon.


I've already been modding......

-Carbon Fiber License Plate Holder
-Stingray Door Sills (it comes with "Corvette" sills)
-Stingray Floor Mats
-Stingray Trunk Mat
-Stingray Hood Liner (on order)
-Carbon Fiber dash (ordered and should be in this week-the real stuff!)
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Congrats Steven, wonderful car!!!
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It was also time of day, Steven, in the shade it's easier to get better shots. Get away from using the "auto" setting. Get some tips from Anil, he seems to have a good grasp on what to do.

I will stand by my original thought, after helping Brian (Nexson) with some lowering springs for his Lexus GS350 even though he has an OEM "edfc" type of deal where you can adjust how the car rides via adjustable rebound...I'm confident that you could do springs. Get it to sit about 2 inches lower and it'd be perfect. Just MY preference, obviously.

That video of you driving it...wow, the exhaust sound is amazing.
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Congratulations! I'm still not feeling that rear-end styling but the C7 styling is starting to grow on me.
Same here... but I saw one in person yesterday (finally) and OMG... just pure sex. Those who have seen my automotive ramblings know I was seriously considering a C6 with a widebody... but after seeing this... I think a C7 may be on the list in a couple of years. I mean wow.
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Thanks guys-Anil's photo's are outstanding. Must be operator error for my Canon.
May want to have Anil help you with videos as well
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Looks great, Steven. I love the Torch Red.
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Congrats!!
Looks great in red with the chrome wheels.
Thx for posting pics.
Can you post some interior/dash pictures at night?
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^^^ Legend, my car is on jacks right now but I will have Steven come over and do a little photoshot ANDDD the interior is the best part....I wont ruin it by saying anything about it but all I will say is "it doesnt feel like a Chevy"....

Steven, lets plan Tuesday/Wednesday and we will do a little shoot
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^ Awesome! I agree with the masses that we need some interior shots. I'll have to check this thread near the end of the week
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Steven, I'm very happy that you're enjoying the car! What a gorgeous machine. Drive it over to NC and lets take it on the Blueridge Parkway
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GTFO. Your lazy ass wouldn't drive all the way up here.
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I'm not lazy, I'm narcoleptic. You want me dead on the side of the road?
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Only if I get the Advans.
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You wouldn't know what to do with these...you'd be like, what are these?!!??! Give em to the OTHER Tyler!
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I'm the only Tyler without Advans. They should go to the Tyler who has the most low

Now shut up before Steven bans us!
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Interior shots on the way!
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