They are finally here! ACS Composites has designed and delivered the C7 Corvette Stingray rear quarter panel wide body kits. These are NICE! These kits bolt up to any C7 Corvette Stingray in under four hours.
C7 Corvette ACS Wide Body Package
Is it time to give your Stingry an even more aggressive look? RPI Designs is a very proud dealer of the ACS Composites rear wide body conversion kit. This C7 Corvette rear quarer panel kit will give your Stingray a very fast look. As with all of ACS products, they use AUTOCAD to draw their items before production. What does this mean to you? This means that these aftermarket pieces will give you an OEM GM fit and finish.
Aftermarket Company ACS Composites wide body kit
In addition to the added visual upgrades, this C7 Corvette widebody kit will also allow for larger wheels and tires. Larger wheels and larger times can look great, but also give you more traction and help your grab better during acceleration. The rocker GM rockers can stay in place and do not need to be removed for the installation of this wide body kit. These can be picked up from aftermarket dealer RPI Designs or Southern Car Parts in GA.
C7 Corvette Stingray Wide Rear Quarter Panels
• Gives an added 40 mm width on either side, allowing for room for 20×12 wheels with 335-25-20 tires
• Bolt-on kit includes driver and passenger sides quarter panels
• Rocker Extension
• Main quarter panel
• Rear fascia extension
• Rear splash guard
• All hardware included
• Manufactured in RTM composite
C7 Corvette Wide Rear Quarter Panels
We all know that C7 Corvette owners deserve the very best for their ride. Many Stingray owners will modify their Corvettes from the very first day they drive their new baby home. The mods shouldn’t stop with add-on parts. We stumbled across a very good looking car cover of all things…these car covers are made to match the exterior paint color of 2014-2016 C7 Corvette Stingrays. These car covers are called “Super Stretch Indoor Color Matched” and come in a variety of colors including, Laguna Blue, Daytona Sunrise Orange, Crystal Red, Torch Red, Arctic White, Black, Blade Silver, Shark Gray and Velocity Yellow…how cool is that? Even when your Stingray is parked, you can still have the great visual of what’s sitting just below that cover.
Lucky for you, we found a few places on the web that currently carry these C7 Corvette Color Matched Indoor Car Covers, first is RPI Designs, which appears to be the manufacturer, we also found Southern Car Parts in GA, they offer the entire lineup.
The following is taken directly from RPI Designs website: ”
These car covers are the same great quality you have come to expect from RPI Designs for the past 8 years. This line comes in nine different color options, all colors match your C7’s exterior paint color. The company PFYC.com states they have these in stock and ship the same day.
If you are looking for the best quality indoor car cover money can buy, look no further. Our new super stretch cover is the perfect cover for your 2014 or 2015 C7 Corvette and Corvette Z06. This car cover features a super soft, thick inner fleece liner. The exterior of this Corvette car cover is as smooth as the paint finish on your Corvette!”
These car covers are right around $200, which in our opinion is just about right for a custom fit Corvette car cover. You get the great custom fit, but also a color match to your paint. These car covers also come with color matching bags…how cool is that?
Most all Corvette owners I know have a few of the same problems while cleaning their pride and joy. The most common is the thought of cleaning those chrome wheels. Let’s face it, cleaning those wheels is just a pain in the neck. It seems like you can spend over a hour polishing them, after you get them clean from all the brake dust….not to mention bending over in that awkward position and then ending up at the chiropractor in a week. Ok, it might not be that bad, but it’s still a pain. We are fans of the Daytona Speed Master Wheel Brush, better known as the Corvette Wheel Brush.
The Speed Master Wheel Brush is the most advanced wheel detailing brush today! Built for quick, effective cleaning of all wheels, the Speed Master Wheel Brush has a state-of-the-art design that cleans any wheel surface and any wheel design – without scratching! Brake dust beware! There’s nowhere to hide from the Speed Master Wheel Brush.
Daytona Wheel Brush in Action on a Corvette
The braking systems in many vehicles generate a lot of brake dust. Coincidentally, these vehicles often have the expensive alloy wheels with intricate spoke designs. These wheels look unbelievable when they’re clean, but how are you going to keep them clean?
The Speed Master Wheel Brush. This advanced wheel brush has everything you want in a quality detail brush and much more. The staff and I at Palm Beach Motoring studied all the various brushes on the market and compared their pros and cons. Ultimately I took our wish list for the perfect wheel brush to Dean Henderson at EZ Detail Brush, Inc. Dean had already created the ultimate motorcycle detailing brush with the EZ Detail Brush. With a few modifications, I knew we could create the ultimate auto detail brush.
Dean manufactured the Speed Master Wheel Brush to my exact specifications, right down to the hot rod red bristles. In addition, the Speed Master Wheel Brush has a thicker, reinforced stem. It maintains its flexibility but the new stem is more rugged for frequent use on auto wheels. The bristles are slightly feathered on the ends to gently clean delicate wheel finishes, such as coated or plated wheels, without scratching.
Here are the benefits of the Speed Master Wheel Brush:
Soft, nonabrasive 2 inch bristles. Whether the wheels are aluminum or clear coated, they can be scratched by the wrong brush. The Speed Master Wheel Brush features nylon Nylex bristles that are both flexible and durable. The end of each bristle is feathered to provide an extra gentle touch on delicate wheel finishes. Use the Speed Master Wheel Brush on highly polished aluminum, chrome, stainless, clear coated, and painted wheels with confidence.
Daytona Corvette Stingray Wheel Brush
Patented memory bristles regain their shape. Detail brushes can lose their shape and their functionality over time because they’re pressed into the grooves and crevices of your car. The Speed Master Wheel Brush has special memory bristles that regain their shape after every use. Simply rinse the brush in hot water and hang it upside down to dry. The bristles will settle back into their original shape, just like new. Memory bristles allow the Speed Master Wheel Brush to remain effective when other brushes fall short.
Chemical resistant.The Speed Master Wheel Brush’s synthetic bristles can withstand all wheel cleaners and degreasers, even powerful aluminum wheel cleaners. Whereas natural bristles can eventually become dry and brittle, the bristles on the Speed Master Wheel Brush stay smooth, soft, and flexible.
Fits all wheel designs.The Speed Master Wheel Brush may look like a big brush, but it fits in the smallest spaces. Clean between wire spokes and even between the brake caliper and the wheel! The flexible bristles easily fold against the stem to a ½ inch thickness. When you’re finished cleaning the wheels, rinse the Speed Master Wheel Brush in hot water and hang to dry to restore the brush’s original shape.
Reinforced, flexible stem. Many of today’s wheel designs give you full visibility through the wheel. Brake dust literally has nowhere to hide! The Speed Master Wheel Brush is the solution. The upgraded, vinyl-coated wire stem flexes to reach all the way through the wheel to clean the edge on the other side! The 13 inch stem is of a heavier gauge wire to give it flexibility and stability. The vinyl coating protects the wheel from scratching. In fact, if you pull the bristles apart, you can see that the wire is completely covered for the entire length of the brush.
Safe bonded tip. The tip of the Speed Master Wheel Brush is coated in vinyl to protect the wheel from contact. No part of the internal wire stem is visible so there’s no chance of it scratching the wheel as long as the bonded tip stays in tact.
Knuckle guard protects your hands. A rubber guard above the handle helps protect your hands from cleaners or scrapes, because we know you really get into your work. An ergonomic handle makes cleaning comfortable.
We found a couple of vendors that carry this Daytona Wheel Brush, both Southern Car Parts
and RPI Designs
. Price is reasonable, less than $28.00. The way we look at it, that $28.00 will save you time for years to come and is well worth it.
Are you Stingray fans ready for the next episode of Top Gear? We just learned that Top Gear will be featuring the C7 Corvette Stingray in an episode coming up very soon. The last time that Top Gear featured a Corvette was way back in 2010 with the C6 Corvette ZR1….show the Corvette some love!! We hear the C7 Corvette will be running around with a Porsche Cayman and possibly a Ferrari.
C7 Corvette Stingray
Remember the C7 Corvette Stingray does 0-60 in 3.8 seconds, tops out over 190mph, makes 455HP, and gets over 23MGP…this should be a very interesting episode of Top Gear.
The National Corvette Museum is holding a special raffle for a brand new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray. We all know that the National Corvette Museum had a rough time with the giant sink hole….we won’t go into that. If you are a Corvette fan, then you have to support the NCM. These tickets are selling for just $10. Can you imagine buying a brand new Corvette for just $10? You might just get lucky…
The NCM normally charges $100 per ticket, but this is a special raffle and you could win for 1/10th the cost of a normal NCM raffle. This $60,000 C7 Corvette is bright red, or known by Corvette fans as Torch Red. What better color to own a Corvette?
C7 Corvette Raffle from the National Corvette Museum
Here is a link to the NCM raffle: http://www.corvettemuseum.org/raffle/index.shtml