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CORVETTE TODAY #164 - My Trip To The Amelia Island Concours

In March of this year, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, attended the unveiling of the three 1960 Cunningham Corvettes from Le Mans at the Amelia Island Concours. Steve recaps his weekend at Amelia Island and all the events that took place during the show! https://youtu.be/qbRpTBgmINk; https://adori.page.link/?link=https:..._iipp=1&_icp=1
The Cunningham Corvettes were the hit of the entire weekend and you'll hear about the whole story on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
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Sigala Back As MECF Venodr

What is new? For MECF members, has developed a new customer communications system, trained more staff, and with some inducements is committed to providing your products along their stated completion timelines.
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CORVETTE TODAY #163 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late May 2023

Recognizing Memorial Day, there is still a lot of news coming out in the world of Corvette! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back on the show with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to detail all the important things happening with America's Sports Car.
https://youtu.be/rxfxMDsr05Y; https://adori.page.link/?link=https:..._iipp=1&_icp=1
Here are a few of the topics covered by Steve and Keith on this week's show:
1. Engineers are spotted in what we think is the C8 ZR1 prototype
2. We have two new E-Ray videos available
3. New Z06 allocations went out in the middle of this month (May 2023)
4. The National Corvette Museum names a new Marketing Director
5. Australia recalls the 2022 C8 Corvette for being too loud
6. Did GM's Instagram page give us a C9 Corvette preview?
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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

2023 Corvette Brochure: https://www.chevrolet.com/content/da...D7Q0fp8nIEE57Y
E-Ray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...rs-information
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 BUILD & PRICE: https://www.chevrolet.com/performanc...d-price/config
Z06 Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual: https://www.corvetteblogger.com/docs...ersManual.pdf; and,
https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...owner-s-manual
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
* COPMPLETE 2023 STINGRAY PRICING: https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...ion-Center.pdf
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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  • Adjustable Front Lift Height - Option E60

    The option for the Adjustable Front Lift Height - E60 was touched upon during the reveal. As this car sits pretty low, this option will be an important one that Corvette owners have been asking for. A concern for anyone with a low riding modern day sports car is...are you going to remember to push the button?Turns out you may not have to!

    It was said during the reveal that they would employ GPS to workin conjunction with each time you raise the front end. You can save the exact location to memory (Up to 1,000 locations) so you won't have to constantly remember to lift when you arrive at your usual points such as your home, store or office. Now the only question is How much?
    2020 C8 | 2LT | GKZ Torch Red | Z51 Performance Pckg | FE4 Mag Ride | J6F Red Caliper | C2Z Carbon Roof | AE4 Competition Seats | FA5 Carbon Interior | E60 Front Lift | ZZ3 Engine Appearance Pckg | 5ZU High Wing Spoiler | SPY Black Lug Nuts | 5JR Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps | VQK Front/Rear Splash Guards | RCC Red Engine Cover

  • #2
    Just my thinking but if your in an area which is unknown to you, What good is it going to do for you? By the time you hear that dreadful scrape or even worse cracking it's too late to go - Oh maybe I should have pushed the button 5 seconds ago. Sounds impressive with 1000 points to reference, but your never going to know untill it's too late anyway.
    Rocket City Florida - 2013 427 Vert - 2015 ZO6 - 2020 Stingray

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    • #3
      We have a lot of unpaved roads around here, including the road I live on. Its 1.3 miles from my driveway to the paved road system.

      I assume if I hit the button to manually lift the front of the car, it will remain lifted until I hit the button again to lower it?
      2022 HTC 2LT Z51
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      black exterior, adrenaline red interior, bright red calipers

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      • #4
        I saw where the lift is $1500, but that is rumor and of course you will need GPS so, 2LT LKG another $5,000 inclusive of GPS??? but most order the 2LT PKG anyway ( Most Popular). And for the most part if it only raises the car 2 in. then in some instances that may not be enough. But to at least be able to program a daily route as your driveway etc, that would and will be a neat feature especially if there is a capacity of 1,000 memories.
        Last edited by brad66; 07-19-2019, 01:46 PM. Reason: The trim levels are 1LT, 2LT, 3LT. LT2 is the engine.

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        • #5
          I think the real answer is a Stainless Steel Skid Plate mounted to the frame under the car. 2 inches isn't going to cut it. We've already seen many spy videos of the bottom scraping.
          Rocket City Florida - 2013 427 Vert - 2015 ZO6 - 2020 Stingray

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          • #6
            Good OP question, e.g., how much? We do not know yet.

            As to the next question, I asked an engineer last night and this system is designed to work at a maximum speed limit as competitors similarly have such a limit. It is 24 MPH for the C8.

            It is not an automatic height leveling system. It is a 2” raising system IF you choose to flip the switch, and second IF you tell the screen prompt you wish to save that setting, next time you can space out. But new roads and new situations are still going to have to involve our smarts the first time.
            2023 Z06: Elkhart Lake Blue, 2-tone blue interior, HTC, Standard Z06 with Z07 aero pkg, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, every visible carbon fiber option including wheels, Jake Design Pkg. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 25 year NCM members. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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            • #7
              And you can’t drive over 24 mph anywhere you count on it saving you.

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                Originally posted by Frenzy36 View Post
                Just my thinking but if your in an area which is unknown to you, What good is it going to do for you? By the time you hear that dreadful scrape or even worse cracking it's too late to go - Oh maybe I should have pushed the button 5 seconds ago. Sounds impressive with 1000 points to reference, but your never going to know untill it's too late anyway.
                You can of course press the button to manually raise the front. I agree that a sensor system to automatically raise the front would be cool, but it would need to work extremely fast and be 100% accurate or owners would complain. I prefer the lighter system in the C8 with geotagging, which is still freakin' amazing if you ask me.

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                • #9
                  That system will add weight to the car right?

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                  • #10
                    Yes, it will.
                    2023 Z06: Elkhart Lake Blue, 2-tone blue interior, HTC, Standard Z06 with Z07 aero pkg, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, every visible carbon fiber option including wheels, Jake Design Pkg. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 25 year NCM members. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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                    • #11
                      If you raise the car and GPS for automatic lift for a speed bump in one direction, does it raise going in the opposite direction or does it have to be set for the opposite direction?

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Classic-Chevy-Guy View Post
                        If you raise the car and GPS for automatic lift for a speed bump in one direction, does it raise going in the opposite direction or does it have to be set for the opposite direction?
                        The system will lift the car when approaching the bump from any direction.
                        TPW 2/17 .. Shadow Gray Metallic w/Natural, 3LT, Z51, Mag, Lift, Spectra Gray Trident, Edge Red Calipers, Body Color Accents.

                        Past owned: 1984 C4, Medium Gray Metallic, Coupe, VIN# 1004; 1981 C3 White Coupe; 1980 C3 Dark Claret, Coupe

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                        • #13
                          My guess is IF the location has been defined via GPS in the memory it is now a stored waypoint and as such the car will raise as it approaches from any direction and compensate for the approach speed.
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                          2020 C8 Stingray; 3LT ; GS7 Elkhart Lake Blue ; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51;FE4 Mag Ride; C2Q dual roof ; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; RCC; J6E yellow Calipers; VQK Splash Guards; EYK Chrome Exterior Badge package; R8C
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                          • #14
                            From my point of view, I can replace the front splitter of the Z51 five times for the cost of the lifting systems. Here, they add bumps everywhere and I prefer to be warn and aware of they can be anywhere...

                            this way, I take care of my car and I put 1500$ on someting else with more value added (for me )
                            Last edited by Fetalos; 01-05-2020, 07:16 AM.
                            Torch Red HTC with black top and nacelles, Non Z51, 1LT, perf. exhaust. Splash guards, Carbon flash front lip & rocker panels. Bright red calipers mirrors and Z51 spoiler. Carbon flash ACS Wickers. Edge red and carbon flash hash marks. Deposit on dec 2019, allocation on March 18th 2021, 3300 status on March 24th, built on April 13th 2021. Waiting for delivery

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                              Originally posted by V1 VR View Post
                              My guess is IF the location has been defined via GPS in the memory it is now a stored waypoint and as such the car will raise as it approaches from any direction and compensate for the approach speed.
                              V1 VR, I believe you are correct.

                              Keep in mind, we all will need to learn the limitations of this lift system. I am sure GM has been exercising (and adjusting) it’s operation. Once in customers hands, I have visions of hearing complaints that the system didn’t lift in time, or even failed to lift at all. I expect the Operators manual will include a statement of warning of limitations. We all see our cell phones show GPS accuracy within a few feet. However, annual government tests of GPS accuracy have shown that in some situations the GPS can be off as much as 55 ft on a clear day with no obstructions. Put the GPS receiver in a moving vehicle, in heavy overcast rain in the middle of the city of tall buildings and well, you see the issue. My guess the GM engineers have included some “safety factor” for position accuracy and even some adjustments after test use in the field. In the end, the driver is responsible for operating and avoiding obstacles, the lift system can help in most situations, but maybe not all.

                              https://www.gps.gov/systems/gps/performance/

                              Last edited by bpost22; 01-01-2020, 08:54 AM.
                              TPW 2/17 .. Shadow Gray Metallic w/Natural, 3LT, Z51, Mag, Lift, Spectra Gray Trident, Edge Red Calipers, Body Color Accents.

                              Past owned: 1984 C4, Medium Gray Metallic, Coupe, VIN# 1004; 1981 C3 White Coupe; 1980 C3 Dark Claret, Coupe

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