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    I have long been a car enthusiast starting with a 1964 Mustang convertible, then moving on to a 1971 Datsun 240Z. I worked through the Z family and into Porsches. One of the best cars I’ve ever had was an original Acura NSX. But with that same honor were my Lotus’. I’ve even tasted some Italian with Ferrari and Lamborghini and currently have an Alfa Romeo Guilia, which is quickly approaching the best car category. During all these cars I never owned a Corvette until the C7.

    Based on the brilliant design alone, I took the plunge into the Vette world and was amazingly surprised with the quality and performance. I had ordered one of the first C7’s with base options because this was my first American car and was unsure about reliability. It turned out so great, I upgraded to a newer C7 with all the options a few years later.

    Now the ME comes along with promises of even greater performance. So I signed up to this forum with much anticipation and dreams of acquiring yet another dream machine.
    2020 C8 Black with Black interior, red stitching 3LT, Trident Wheels, Performance Exhaust, Transparent Roof, and Red calipers.

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    Welcome to MECF!
    2015 Z51 - Arctic White

    NCM Lifetime Member

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    • #3
      We are very glad you joined. You are always a great asset to a forum, not just your car knowledge, but also your camera skills, your road trips, your vast multiple-brand car experience and more.

      Welcome rfong!
      GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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      • #4
        Candidly, with your history of owning Ferraris, Porsches and Lotus, I was a little bit concerned when you bought your first American car, e.g., your 2014 Corvette. I breathed a huge sigh of relief when you replaced it with a 2015 Z-51 Stingray, and now am excited you are planning to get a Corvette ME.

        [email protected] has noted the same thing in his Sunday delivery threads, that throughout the C7 gen, he has gotten Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin and similar owners to buy their first Corvette — with some also doubling down to buy another one.
        Looking forward to our ME arriving.

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        • #5
          Welcome Ron! Glad to see you here and of course, appreciate your backstory.
          Enthusiastic owner of 'RedHot' Prod.Wk 7 Oct '13 Museum Del. 29 Oct '13
          Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
          Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
          blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

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          • #6
            Rfong, welcome aboard to MECF and for a great back story. I cant wait to read some of the back stories concerning, C7 Masterpiece to C8 Masterpiece. What a rush!!!

            SF
            Rick

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              Welcome to the MECF!

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