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02hawk wrote:Thanks Guys

Great to be here....BTW my GS is now in the Callaway California shop, according to my dealer.
I just found out my GS is going to CA instead of CT. That is if they can find it. Right now it is buried under snow at the plant.
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Hi to all,

at first: my English is not the best but I try to learn each day :cool

I am a German living in Austria. While I was searching for information about Callaway Corvettes, I found this forum and here I am. I own a 1989 Chevrolet Caprice Station and a BMW E46.
Because of I am searching for something special, fast and with a big fun factor, I hope to find these needs in a Callaway Corvette C4. For sure here I found a good source for my questions.

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Welcome Ronny-we have people check in from all around the world. This is a great bunch of very loyal, helpful and knowledgeable Callaway enthusiasts. You are in the right place and good luck on your Callaway C4 hunt. :beer
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Hi Luigi

Just purchased my first 1987 CTTC - have a 1985 Z51 vette which is lots of fun. I am eagerely awaiting my new toys arrival in New Zealand. I have bought it sight unseen from eBay(risky I know) but I am hoping the car is as good as seller tells me and photos suggest.

Any history or comments on car would be greatly appreciated.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... MEWNX%3AIT

Will still be 4-6 weeks away - Just arrived in LA from Texas and is awaiting shipping.

I know very little about Callaway cars and will most probably ask lots of dumb questions to start with. But if ya don't ask ya don't ever learm now do ya.

Thanks............Duffy
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Hi Mark,

Congratulations!

I just visited the ebay link and it looks like a very pristine and low mileage CTTC.

I own a 1991 which is a bit different from the 1987 (different turbos) with a ZF6 transmission (and have owned it ~10 years now).

It is my opinion that maintenance on these cars is no different than any other Corvette. Just change the oil with reasonable prudence and use Mobil-1 15W50 as noted on the side intercooler. The only other recommendation that I normally make is that these cars are now ~20+ years old so it may be prudent to change the oil and water lines to the turbos or at least inspect them to ensure that they are not brittle. You would not want either one ruptured since the turbo's on these cars are both water & oil cooled.

Also note the Premium Fuel requirement.

Enjoy the ride,

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Hello,
I'm Alfonse and new to this forum. I live in Nashville and owned a beautiful 2005 DSOM Vert, a really nice car. So two weeks ago I take it in for an oil change, so far so good! They are unloading two Callaway's, both Crystal Red Metallic (1 - Coupe, 1 - Convertible), still so far so good! The salesperson pops the hood and I see the chrome blower staring at me, love at first sight. I go home to tell the little lady about the car and my excessive salivating, next thing I know I own it, what a ride! The 2005 I could horse around, not this muscle bound lady, she needs to be treated with respect :h6 . Does anyone know of a person or company that make scale model Callaway's? Mine is a 2010, Crystal Red Metallic, Cashmere with a Beige Top SC606.
Glad to be onboard!
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ALFONSE wrote:Hello,
I'm Alfonse and new to this forum. I live in Nashville and owned a beautiful 2005 DSOM Vert, a really nice car. So two weeks ago I take it in for an oil change, so far so good! They are unloading two Callaway's, both Crystal Red Metallic (1 - Coupe, 1 - Convertible), still so far so good! The salesperson pops the hood and I see the chrome blower staring at me, love at first sight. I go home to tell the little lady about the car and my excessive salivating, next thing I know I own it, what a ride! The 2005 I could horse around, not this muscle bound lady, she needs to be treated with respect :h6 . Does anyone know of a person or company that make scale model Callaway's? Mine is a 2010, Crystal Red Metallic, Cashmere with a Beige Top SC606.
Glad to be onboard!
AL
Welcome!!!
Enjoy your new Callaway Convertible!
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ALFONSE wrote:Hello,
I'm Alfonse and new to this forum. I live in Nashville and owned a beautiful 2005 DSOM Vert, a really nice car. So two weeks ago I take it in for an oil change, so far so good! They are unloading two Callaway's, both Crystal Red Metallic (1 - Coupe, 1 - Convertible), still so far so good! The salesperson pops the hood and I see the chrome blower staring at me, love at first sight. I go home to tell the little lady about the car and my excessive salivating, next thing I know I own it, what a ride! The 2005 I could horse around, not this muscle bound lady, she needs to be treated with respect :h6 . Does anyone know of a person or company that make scale model Callaway's? Mine is a 2010, Crystal Red Metallic, Cashmere with a Beige Top SC606.
Glad to be onboard!
AL
Al,

Welcome aboard and congratulations!!... We would love to see you post some pictures of your CRM beauty.

There is no company producing these yet but we have a magician in the group who I personally believe could definitely open one up. Please glance at the current Callaway Owners Group - Callaway of the Quarter.

:beer

Here is another one... http://www.tv4autos.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1160 :thumb1

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Hi All, I am new to the group, I have know Reeves since 1986 when I became one of his first dealers, Iten Chevrolet in Minneapolis, MN. I got out of the business 15years ago and the dealership is long gone too! I now live in Phoenix and have not had a Vette since getting out of the business.

Recently I came across a car and bought it on the spot 1987 car #70 12,800 mi

The car had (according to the original owner) and auto transplant when new! I am now in the process of researching this and have spoke to Reeves about it, if anyone knows anything about this car I would sure like to here.

Would really like to find a set of 16" Dymags for it.

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Chris
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i10fwy wrote:Hi All, I am new to the group, I have know Reeves since 1986 when I became one of his first dealers, Iten Chevrolet in Minneapolis, MN. I got out of the business 15years ago and the dealership is long gone too! I now live in Phoenix and have not had a Vette since getting out of the business.

Recently I came across a car and bought it on the spot 1987 car #70 12,800 mi

The car had (according to the original owner) and auto transplant when new! I am now in the process of researching this and have spoke to Reeves about it, if anyone knows anything about this car I would sure like to here.

Would really like to find a set of 16" Dymags for it.

Regards
Chris
Welcome to the forum, Chris! Good to hear from another Phoenecian. I live in Scottsdale, would love to see your car some time.
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