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Need some feedback regarding an unusual looking "valley", from front to back, on the roof. The roof appears to have a very slight valley along the centerline. The thin black rear window molding also appears to have a slight bend in it. Careful inspection of the rear window also reveals some type of stress in the glass right where the glass and roof meet at the centerline. I can see a definite distortion of the reflections in the glass. If the glass is in fact stressed, I'm pretty sure it would have broken by now. Is it possible that the "stress" mark in the glass is actually molded into the window and that the "valley" in the roof is a design feature?

Please check your roof to see. All feedback would be appreciated.

Charlie
 

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I have the same valley, less pronounced than a GTS Viper however.
 

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I always thought it was designed that way to resemble a woman's butt ! And as far as a Viper goes, "baby's got back". Regardless, I love the look and it is normal! :cool:
 

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Do the pre-2001 FRC's have the same roof design.

I like it, looks way:cool:
 

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Designed that way, the Coupe has it also.

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If you read All Corvettes are Red, it's explained that this is to resemble the bubble cockpit of modern jet fighters.

In fact, in the mules and test cars, the bubbles were much more pronounced and they also existed over each taillight too........

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THANKS EVERYONE
:cheers:

Sooooooo glad to hear my Z06 is NOT UNIQUE! Whew. That had me worried for a bit.

Thanks again to all that responded.

Charlie

PS Now I would ask that you all check my post in the Misc. forum titled "Oil pressure". I've only received 3 responses to my question (which I greatly appreciate) but I'd sure like to hear from a bunch more of you. Thanks.
 

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Are we talking about the charastic "double bubble" (ala Viper) roof line here? If so that's the design of the roof. Even the removable roof on the coupe has this design.
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Well Geez...I wouldn't call it a double bubble roof line. When I first saw it, my immediate reaction was that the roof was dented, or rather, stressed. Then I took a closer look and saw the ever so faint "valley" effect. I'd be surprised if the difference in height from the bottom of the "valley" to the top of the "bubble" is a sixteenth of an inch. I'm amazed to discover from all of your posts, that the rear window, which I must assume is part of this very design, is actually molded with a slight "valley" in the glass right where it meets the roof (at centerline). This is evidenced by the distorted reflections in the window right at the top center.

Well again, thanks for all your comments to my original question. I sure was a little worried at first.

Charlie
 

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chasm,

Thanks for the laugh! Your car must be very new. I am about 30 min. from White Plains we should get together in the Spring. I have some other buddies local with Z's and a 500 + horse vert.:cheers:
 
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