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Old 10-20-2013, 08:18 AM   #1
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I received my corvette 10-14 and I noticed that the spoiler ,I ordered the carbon fiber mirrors and spoiler as listed on my order sheet , is same red color as the car . Many people said looks better not being black in color. I have told to be sure to get documentation that this makes it unique . This is the best Corvette I have ever had, I have had three new Corvettes. My question, should I have them change to the black color ?
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:27 AM   #2
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Hmmm. Right! And wrong for GM obviously. What will GM or dealer do? Maybe at a minimum, GM reimburses you back $100 for an incorrect build.... or at least 50 bucks back for a halfazz job!
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:29 AM   #3
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You should be happy with what you buy.

IMO, l like the car better this way and I'm ordering it this way. But, my opinion means nothing.

Only your opinion matters.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:29 AM   #4
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Maybe they'll just send you the carbon flash pieces for dealer installation? If you decide you don't want them I'm sure you could find a buyer on here....Like me who now wishes I would have ordered them!
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:36 AM   #5
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If you like it, leave it. If not, change it out.

I would have is black to match the mirrors but that's just my opinion.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:47 AM   #6
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If you like it, leave it. If not, change it out.

I would have is black to match the mirrors but that's just my opinion.
You order a steak you shouldn't get chicken, make it right unless you are diggin' the red.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:47 AM   #7
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Unless you plan on keeping the car 50 years, it won't matter...in fact, even if you do, it is highly unlikely this factory mix-up will make your car more valuable. I think those days are gone...

My opinion is to get your black spoiler. Had the car arrived with body color mirrors and a black spoiler, I would have left it along and asked for a partial refund. I like the black spoiler but never liked miss-matched color mirrors. Just my opinion.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:49 AM   #8
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Spoiler should always match to blend in.(if that's what you like?)Off set colors make that particular part POP.Calipers,mirrors,chrome rims.Your baby,your call.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:53 AM   #9
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I like it this way. Now if one mirror was red and one was black, then I would have an issue. lol Plus, now you have bragging rights as yours is the only one made by the factory with this unique "option package"

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Old 10-20-2013, 09:00 AM   #10
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I like it this way also. Looks Bad A!
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:05 AM   #11
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I like it the way it is, your Vette will be unique!
Still, your call, and if you decide to leave it as is, get a refund.
I am amazed that someone at BG did not catch this mismatch!
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:14 AM   #12
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I like the car as is, most likely to be the only one around like that, your own personalized Corvette!
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:16 AM   #13
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Even if you keep it, you gotta tell the UAW they screwed up again....PM Chevy customer service here.....
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:16 AM   #14
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I am in agreement with many others. I like it this way. Black looks aftermarket.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:19 AM   #15
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..........IMO, l like the car better this way and I'm ordering it this way. ...

Only your opinion matters.
I wonder if it can be ordered this way? I would do so if available.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:29 AM   #16
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I like the black better - I would get the spoiler changed to match the mirrors
The black on the spoiler adds symmetry to the black lower valence/splitter
I like it - I have the CR with the carbon flash spoiler/mirrors and get a lot of
compliments on the carbon flash choice. It definitely does not look aftermarket
with the black trim in other areas of the car. Just my opinion
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:34 AM   #17
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I like the black better - I would get the spoiler changed to match the mirrors
The black on the spoiler adds symmetry to the black lower valence/splitter
I like it - I have the CR with the carbon flash spoiler/mirrors and get a lot of
compliments on the carbon flash choice. It definitely does not look aftermarket
with the black trim in other areas of the car. Just my opinion
Can you post a pic of you CR with the spoiler?
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:36 AM   #18
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The red spolier looks better IMO. I do like the top and mirrors.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:36 AM   #19
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The spoiler not matching the build sheet is just a UAW screw up deal. Nothing more. Fifty years from now that will still be the deal. Any dealer will make the swap as a warranty item. I'd change it so everything matches. IMHO
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:48 AM   #20
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It looks odd to me. The black mirrors really stand out. I'd either get the black spoiler or red mirrors.
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