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Old 01-31-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
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Let the modding start... round tail light mod for C7 Corvette Stingray

Looks like this company has a kit out for the tail lights out before the car, and only $2800 for there kit what do you think.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:38 PM   #2
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Easy decision... a :nono: for me... I'd stay with the totally restyled re-directive LED stock set. It's a C7 not a C6... IMO I accept the all-new the way it is.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:10 PM   #3
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I also prefer the way it is.

Wonder how many people would actualy consider changing them to round tailights?
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:11 PM   #4
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Not bad looking...I wonder how much that will cost.

DUH - $2800 for the kit, more for the prep and paint. Some assembly required!
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:27 PM   #5
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That's tacky IMO
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:49 AM   #6
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Why buy a C7 and then try to make it look like a C6?
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:57 AM   #7
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I also prefer the way it is.

Wonder how many people would actualy consider changing them to round tailights?
I would assume this is a mod we should be expecting.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:30 AM   #8
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I like the new tailights...and wouldn't want my c7 to look like a c6 from behind
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:32 AM   #9
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I like the new tailights...and wouldn't want my c7 to look like a c6 from behind
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:33 AM   #10
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:39 AM   #11
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A lot of Corvette enthusiasts were upset because they "are Camaro tail lights" and no longer round, something they consider a signature of Corvette. I guess this kit is available for those 'old school' vette fans who wish to maintain round tail lights.... Some people hate change...

I love the new design and would never change it. To each their own I suppose.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:52 AM   #12
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A lot of Corvette enthusiasts were upset because they "are Camaro tail lights" and no longer round, something they consider a signature of Corvette. I guess this kit is available for those 'old school' vette fans who wish to maintain round tail lights.... Some people hate change...

I love the new design and would never change it. To each their own I suppose.
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I understand why they would make this kit. Just not for me.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:57 AM   #13
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Well, it would be a good way to mess with people's minds
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:20 PM   #14
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:24 PM   #15
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Good lord

But to each his own even if its
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:36 PM   #16
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Same reason pop-up headlights were around for the C6, plus the C2 body kit made for the C6.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:44 PM   #17
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So now not only can your brand new C7 have a rear end that's 8 years old, it can have horrific panel gaps too!

1.5 cm gap between the new and old fascias for cooling purposes.

I'm thinking anyone who actually buys this will install it and instantly regret it after seeing that.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:28 PM   #18
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It ruins the entire design scheme for the C7. Sorry but round lights do not belong on this car.
To me there is enough difference in the shape and design of the C7 lights that they are not really that similar to the Camaro tail lights to me. They have more style to them than the Camaro's do. In fact I wish they would do something similar with the Camaro's.
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It ruins the entire design scheme for the C7. Sorry but round lights do not belong on this car.
To me there is enough difference in the shape and design of the C7 lights that they are not really that similar to the Camaro tail lights to me. They have more style to them than the Camaro's do. In fact I wish they would do something similar with the Camaro's.


I do as well but fear they won't in efforts not to be too similar.

The more I look at it the more I like it.

Most rears I can judge in mere seconds..not this one.
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Old 02-02-2013, 08:20 AM   #20
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IMO it takes away from the aggressive styling of the car.
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Oh and if I had $2800 extra I would start thinking of a SC. It's good to be blown.
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:13 PM   #22
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One thing this kit would do, if it is produced as shown, is eliminate the exhaust vents by the lights...I wonder what the implications of that would be. And by the way, there isn't a guarantee to produce it, so it will be interesting to see how people will respond.
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One thing this kit would do, if it is produced as shown, is eliminate the exhaust vents by the lights...I wonder what the implications of that would be. And by the way, there isn't a guarantee to produce it, so it will be interesting to see how people will respond.
They addressed that with a gap between the old and new fascias.

The questions are: 1) How well will that vent warm air from the transmission and differential and 2) How awful is a massive panel gap going to look.
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:40 PM   #24
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To me that picture solidifies that they made the right choice by changing the lights.
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They addressed that with a gap between the old and new fascias.

The questions are: 1) How well will that vent warm air from the transmission and differential and 2) How awful is a massive panel gap going to look.
That "solution" would be 'bleh'
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