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Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 11-05-2013, 08:35 AM
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Views: 2,261
Posted By occar
Limerock green metallic is the same as rainforest green metallic on the Cruze.

It appears to be the same.

See G7J paint code here:

http://gmauthority.com/blog/2013/04/2014-chevy-cruze-gets-minor-changes-for-new-model-year-rpo-central/


And the in the options list for...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-28-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,191
Posted By occar
The V-1 providing more false alarms is because it...

The V-1 providing more false alarms is because it is more sensitive in general. That's one of the draws. You very quickly adapt and know what is a not signal and what is a real signal.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-25-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,383
Posted By occar
As pawn stars Rick would say about such things,...

As pawn stars Rick would say about such things, "are you saying they are asking that or they are selling for that?". One suggests an actual valuation, the other just suggests someone hoping for a...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Suspension | Brakes 10-25-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,555
Posted By occar
Today was colder. Turn on car: says...

Today was colder.

Turn on car: says warm
Drive maybe 1/3 mile: says cold (had been on other menus in the mean time)
Drive about 4 more miles: remains saying cold

It looks like it...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Suspension | Brakes 10-24-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,555
Posted By occar
Mine has yet to say anything but warm as well. ...

Mine has yet to say anything but warm as well.

Software issue potentially?
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-23-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,746
Posted By occar
When you're sitting still, if you are in 7th, R...

When you're sitting still, if you are in 7th, R is locked out too which seems odd. Sure, there's little practical reason you'd do the shift (unless you just stopped in 7th and needed to reverse) but...
Forum: LT1 (6.2L V8) Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions 10-21-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,048
Posted By occar
Well, I was meaning Eric's picture was, yes :)

Well, I was meaning Eric's picture was, yes :)
Forum: LT1 (6.2L V8) Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions 10-21-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,048
Posted By occar
That picture is a non-z51, yes?

That picture is a non-z51, yes?
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-18-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,746
Posted By occar
On every vehicle that I've ever seen, it's as...

On every vehicle that I've ever seen, it's as simple as buying a cheap pigtail with a resister in it, and putting that between the wire to the solenoid that controls it and the normal plug.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-17-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,346
Posted By occar
The manual mentions that *low* speed turn tire...

The manual mentions that *low* speed turn tire hop is expected.

That's a tire thing, not a diff thing.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-16-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,706
Posted By occar
Yup. I was somehow extremely lucky. How it...

Yup. I was somehow extremely lucky. How it happened? :iono:


I didn't even decide I wanted one until about 9/7 or 9/8 or so.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-16-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,706
Posted By occar
I am always hesitant to post my timeline knowing...

I am always hesitant to post my timeline knowing that there are people like you who ordered ages ago and don't have it yet :sorry:
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-16-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,962
Posted By occar
There was a red base model with auto and nothing...

There was a red base model with auto and nothing else sitting waiting for pick up when I picked mine up.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-16-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,706
Posted By occar
9/14 delivered 10/11. It is worth noting that I...

9/14 delivered 10/11. It is worth noting that I am less than an hour from bowling green.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-16-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,706
Posted By occar
I waited 27 days, but most take much longer.

I waited 27 days, but most take much longer.
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-15-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,691
Posted By occar
Bayed because the car has to be stored somewhere...

Bayed because the car has to be stored somewhere until there is a truckload ready to head in the right direction.
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-13-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,917
Posted By occar
Yeah, so do I. My dealer accidentally gave me a...

Yeah, so do I. My dealer accidentally gave me a sheet that had the price on it and an employee price... It was around $5k on a $67k MSRP ;)
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-13-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,917
Posted By occar
No supplier discount either. Why would you expect...

No supplier discount either. Why would you expect a military discount when neither the company's employees nor its partners get anything off?
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-11-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17,881
Views: 2,612,606
Posted By occar
I'm on a phone and can't search, but you should...

I'm on a phone and can't search, but you should be able to find Becky's first 3400 report for me.

I did go from order to delivery in less than a month though. Ordered 9/14 and delivered today,...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-11-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17,881
Views: 2,612,606
Posted By occar
Got a call from the dealer today. It has arrived!...

Got a call from the dealer today. It has arrived! Too bad I'm 5 states away until tomorrow. Doh! Thanks for all your help, Becky. It made the whole process so much easier to wait on.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-09-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,936
Posted By occar
It is "there" in so far as the engine is making...

It is "there" in so far as the engine is making that power (and thus under the same stress as if something else were consuming the power (the driveline for example)), but the blower is consuming the...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-09-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17,881
Views: 2,612,606
Posted By occar
Hey Becky, its almost Thursday, so I'm going to...

Hey Becky, its almost Thursday, so I'm going to apologetically bug you for info on rhdw2r again!

Thanks a bunch!
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-09-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,936
Posted By occar
:lol: You understand the stresses the...

:lol:

You understand the stresses the rotating assembly is under ;). That same 2.3L tvs is in the gt 500 making 15 psi with a 9:1 compression ratio engine. The parasitic loss has been quoted...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-08-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,936
Posted By occar
Wow. There are no words. All I can say is...

Wow. There are no words.

All I can say is perhaps if you believe what you posted, you probably need a little education on the product you're trying to sell. OK. A *lot* of education.


Perhaps...
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-06-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17,881
Views: 2,612,606
Posted By occar
I know you can't look on Sundays, but I am...

I know you can't look on Sundays, but I am queuing rhdw2r for its Monday lookup! You are wonderful. Make magic happen again!!
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-06-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,309
Posted By occar
I spoke with 6 dealers before I settled on mine....

I spoke with 6 dealers before I settled on mine. None tried to add a markup, but many wanted to charge msrp and make an extra 5k on my trade.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-05-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,227
Posted By occar
I've seen one of the white pre-production models,...

I've seen one of the white pre-production models, but none other than that.
Forum: C7 Ordering, Pricing, Order Tracking Discussions 10-05-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,309
Posted By occar
Just find a new dealer or get with one of the...

Just find a new dealer or get with one of the bigger dealers that do a lot of remote sales. No, you don't *have* to pay over MSRP. The dealer just thinks he can talk someone out of it. There are...
Forum: Stingray Photos, Videos, Media 10-05-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,180
Posted By occar
She sure doesn't seem very surprised or impressed.

She sure doesn't seem very surprised or impressed.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 10-05-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,292
Posted By occar
For what it is worth, I have a print showing the...

For what it is worth, I have a print showing the initial statuses of my order. It went from 1100 to 2000 within 5 minutes on a weekend. I don't know if this is normal, but if it is, it is pretty...
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