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Well , I missed 2 weeks work for my back :cry: But I am finally starting to feel better :jammin: Now the Z - Replacing door, nose, front Quarters ,seat covers, and spicing in a new frame rail on drivers side . My body man says no one will ever be able to tell it was damaged.Most important me :D But I do have a question , does anyone make a kit to convert to topless while she's apart and labor would be minamal ? -clint
 

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My understanding is that Caravaggio (supporting vendor, on the left!) does convert Z06 vettes to convertible. But I don't know whether they sell it as a kit for somebody else to install...

Hope this helps!

Geoff
 

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Won't splicing a piece into a hydroformed frame rail compromise the torsional rigidity of the car?
 

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It must be the entire rail, and not just a piece cut out and replaced... at least we hope

But the labour and danger of not being jigged properly surely justify the cost of a new frame.
 

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My friend who recently wrecked his Z got an entire cockpit section that is one piece from the firewall to the back window.He got a hardtop section from Florida off a car that had been converted to a convertible.
 

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If i was to look at a conv. Z06 i would question accident. Also I dont care how good the work is its not like factory especially the paint work. Good luck and health!
 

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bobby778 said:
If i was to look at a conv. Z06 i would question accident. Also I dont care how good the work is its not like factory especially the paint work. Good luck and health!
Hopefully it's better than factory paint work.
 

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bobby778 said:
If i was to look at a conv. Z06 i would question accident. Also I dont care how good the work is its not like factory especially the paint work. Good luck and health!

Yeah, no self respecting painter from a credible body shop would ever let a car leave with that much orange peel!!! :lol: :cheers:
 

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Yeah, no self respecting painter from a credible body shop would ever let a car leave with that much orange peel!!! :lol: :cheers:
If a guy can't paint any better than this factory OP job he had better trade in his gun for a brush.

D.J.
 

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Glad you are feeling better. I just had a Caravaggio rear spoiler painted and covers for my C5-R head lights and they look like sh*t. Trash all in the paint on the spoiler and the covers. They screwed up when they taped off for the openings for the covers, they don't even match. I guess they are trash because one opening is bigger that the other. I'm giving them a call tomorrow. :(
 
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