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I have been waiting for over 7 months and with a TPW of 8/11 I can see the light at the end of the long road.

So my question for everyone what are some must items to get before I leave the dealer or to have installed in the first week. My car Info and opt. is listed in my signature. Still thinking about what the best Cover ( parked inside ) and the lug nuts (want to remove the crome) and sorry but do not like the chrome strip. thats some of what I'm thinking at must does. your sugestions would be appreciated...

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Cargo mat as well. I agree the mud flaps are a must have and are well worth the $110 to get them.

A call to Glen E to discuss detailing if you want to keep her looking great and if you aren't a big detail person or don't have a lot of detailing experience.
 

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Jacking pucks. Clear mats to cover your floor mats. Splash guards are a must. RPI will paint them to match your car's color (glen e says paint them yourself DIY). Very easy install.
 

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Curb alert, for the first week is the time one is least aware how far out the fangs and/or splitter is.
 

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I would do a whole "protection/use" package, the right way (meaning not all chev accessories) :

Lloyds ultimats - choose your logo..
Lloyds rear deck mat - choose your logo
rear deck partition (exoticvette.com)
tire and wheel insurance
150 worth of good detailing products to protect wheels & paint
GM splash guards
Aires Seat defenders for seats...
Curb Alert Mini
20 or 35% tint
 

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I agree with the splach guards. A 15 min. install by body shop or yourself and will protect the side of your car from rocks and mud etc. The do not detrack from the look in fact I think they look better than stock moldings. Depending on the color of your interior, make sure you have dark colored mats. OEM car cover is good, int. or exterior better value in the exterior. The rear facia cover is also a recommend by me. I have experienced near misses especially when stowing the roof with my spoiler or rear deck. It is an easy install and can save your paint a whole bunch. These also depend on how anal you are or want to be with the appearance of your beautiful ride. Good luck and enjoy. I had four OEM options installed after delivery and they billed me a 1/2 hr. labour. Sounds like you will be getting one of the last 2014s produced.

Congrats, could be some collector value down the road. If you can wait that long.......

Oops: I just re read your auto order at the bottom or your story and I see you are getting a 2015. Sorry about that, still maybe a collectable depending in the vin etc. And, my suggestions still stand.
 

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Wheel locks.
Black lug nuts if you have the black rims.
Corvette Sunshade.
Corvette locking valve stems.
Stingray license plate holder.
Bad Boy C7R Racing Hat.
Car Cover (outdoor).
Stingray Door Sills.
Corvette License Plate Frame Black Screw Covers.
Corvette Gas Door Paint Saver.
Corvette Black Visor Airbag Decal Cover.
Curb Alert!
Install app on your smartphone to turn on car from your office/hotel/house -- get into your car with A/C already on or Heater as applicable.

Cheers! ;)
 
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Personally I think the gas door paint saver is a waste of money. When finished filling the car, rotate the nozzle 180 degrees so it is upside down, now the air hole is on the top, any remaining gas falls back into the spout, plus the spout itself is pointing up and when you pull the spout out of the car, no drips and no issues.
 

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Personally I think the gas door paint saver is a waste of money. When finished filling the car, rotate the nozzle 180 degrees so it is upside down, now the air hole is on the top, any remaining gas falls back into the spout, plus the spout itself is pointing up and when you pull the spout out of the car, no drips and no issues.
Never tried that! Good tip!
 

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Clear mats to cover your floor mats. Splash guards are a must.
Clear Mats.... I had them for my C6. is there a vendor on the fourm that sales these?
 

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Absolutely, positively get the GM mud/splash guards!!
Cargo mat as well. I agree the mud flaps are a must have and are well worth the $110 to get them.
Thanks to the post, my wife is getting me the Cargo Mat and the Splash Guards for my Birthday on Sunday 7/13 thanks guys...

I have a question will they work with side skirts?

also trying to get her to get me a indoor cover...:cool:
 

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Personally I think the gas door paint saver is a waste of money. When finished filling the car, rotate the nozzle 180 degrees so it is upside down, now the air hole is on the top, any remaining gas falls back into the spout, plus the spout itself is pointing up and when you pull the spout out of the car, no drips and no issues.



I know, I know, but some of my team members just don't listen!

They seem to care more about my lap time than the paint job and they often miss that tiny hole! :mad:
 

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There are two states, New Jersey and Oregon, that require you to let an attendant pump your gas. I live in one. The above gas door paint saver will save your paint when some attendants fill your tank with less care than you would use. Most are very respectful and take extra care when filling our Corvettes, but for a few bucks, with the wrong person, it has proved to be a highly important paint protector.
 

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:cool:FCCCVPMan:

The side skirts as so many like to call the side rails, will not hamper or be hamperd by the splash guards. The cargo mat is a no relate.

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free advice

when it comes to all things corvette, contact the E-man. there is none better nor more knowledgeable, and he lives to help others.

let me put it this way: you dont need a plan, just call the man.
 
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