Somebody mentioned on one of our thread that the Bowling Green Corvette Plant is closed this week. A) Is this true? & B) Why?
The plant wasn't closed. I was there on Thursday and Friday of last week doing my buyer's tour and there were several people doing the museum delivery who stopped by for their VIP tours. The public tours were closed though. Sorry to say. No test runs of Z cars. There were a few completed Verts but none on the assembly line.Scottsdaledave, also curious as to why visitors were excluded from the plant for three days. Never heard your possible reason floated before, but it could be why that happened. Why I lean toward the former reason of wide bodied "mule" Z's being test run, is that folks doing Museum Delivery plant tours have reported convertibles going down the line for a few weeks, and if they were modifying some equipment or process, why would plant personnel care if visitors saw convertible assembly, or equipment modification going on (especially as Plant Manager publicly confirmed, as he did on a video about a week ago, that test assembly of convertibles is going on right now).
Again, you may be correct, and I doubt we will probably never know the real reason why visitors were excluded for three days, days when the assembly line keep on going. The good news is that public plant tours resumed today.