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Old 08-10-2012, 11:21 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:49 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Thanks for the updates. My last class for an MBA end next Sunday and then the next Friday I finish a Army management Staff College class...then I will have time to do an update to the list.

If you have anymore updates please post them so I can get them all at once.
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Wicked 2009 Solstice GXP Coupe on order 24 October 2008 Produced 7 April 2009 Delivered 6 May 2009 VIN 1G2MT25X59Y000038 (Watched her come off the truck)

Original 2006 NA Ordered: 8 Sep 2005 Delivered to dealer 15 Dec 2005 (Watched her come off the truck) Traded 6 May 2009 #5357
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Old 08-12-2012, 11:07 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:33 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Please mark Coupe # 135 as gone. I totaled it back in July
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:09 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Go_Driven, have you theorized any type of trends/fads as it relates to coupes & their owners since you've began data basing? For example, those who purchased primarily for pleasure from those who purchased primarily for hope(d) investment, or even nostalgic reasons?
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:20 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Picked up Red auto number 208. This one joined number 302 mainly because I like them and like the autos as well.
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Old 09-04-2012, 04:09 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Hi Everyone, this listing:

000492 - toebitus - GXP - Mysterious - Auto - Atlanta, GA - La Bella - New

Now resides in Colorado, outside Boulder. 4249 Miles, last week she was transported here from Georgia. We just bought the softop from the local dealer. Car is in fantastic shape, 41U all options, and surprise surprise, it has the GMPP tune upgrade. Also has the pedals, 3M or ? clear lower paint protectors, plus splash guards.







Very fun car

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Old 09-05-2012, 09:59 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Also has the pedals, 3M or ? clear lower paint protectors, plus splash guards.
Enjoy your new car!

(Beware the splash guards. On these low riding cars, we've seen some instances of people grounding the splash guards on bumps and damaging the fenders.)
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:07 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Enjoy your new car!

(Beware the splash guards. On these low riding cars, we've seen some instances of people grounding the splash guards on bumps and damaging the fenders.)
I wondered why the bottom of my front splash guards were shredded!
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:58 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I have just bought a Wicked GXP, Man. Loaded, with less than 3000mi. on it. I bought it out of NC and had it shipped to me in IL. #435
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:00 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Old 11-10-2012, 01:30 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Enjoy your new car!

(Beware the splash guards. On these low riding cars, we've seen some instances of people grounding the splash guards on bumps and damaging the fenders.)


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I wondered why the bottom of my front splash guards were shredded!
I remembered you guys mentioning this, so last week I removed them. Rear no issue at all, paint perfect. Front I did have to do a little buffing with a scratch compound. Caught in time though. I'd rather have a rock come up and chip the paint (if the 3m clear tape wasn't on the area where the rock hit). At least that way I have the touch up paint and can fix. The problem with the splash guards, at least the front ones is that there is no foam protector between the plastic and paint. So road debris can build up between the guards and paint, and then any time the guard makes contact with the ground it moves, rubbing the debris trapped against the paint. Given enough time, especially on a black car, upon removal I would have been looking at repainting the lower fenders as the only fix.

I would only recommend these if you are driving a lot of miles, or have to drive on a gravel/dirt road. Our Coupe will rarely if ever see rain if we can avoid it and certainly no gravel roads, it's just a 3rd vehicle, sunny, weekend joy ride so I didn't feel we really needed these. Opt for the 3m clear down low for some protection.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:39 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Our Coupe will rarely if ever see rain if we can avoid it and certainly no gravel roads, it's just a 3rd vehicle, sunny, weekend joy ride so I didn't feel we really needed these. Opt for the 3m clear down low for some protection.
Besides, by sticking those additional non-aerodynamic obstructions on the car, you'd probably lose .6750 MPH in top speed......

Personally, I've never liked the looks of them, but to each his own on that.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:26 PM   #29 (permalink)
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