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Old 01-20-2015, 11:44 AM   #101
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My buddy has a CTS-V and it is a very nice DD car with power. If you are looking for a DD I am sure they are worth a test drive. I enjoyed driving his CTS-V. However, I would only look at it as a DD, never a project car. It is too big. I will stick to my MX5.

Whenever I dream of the day I have GTR money, I always go back and forth with the GTR or 911 question. I think at the end of the day I would take the 911... however, I have never driven either so WTF do I know. I know either would be a summer car because the GTR would never make it in MN winters (clearance). With that being said a 911 seems to be a legit choice.

However, I have some family with a C6, C7 and soon another C7 (2016). I have driven the C6, but not had the opportunity to drive the C7. However, I would test drive one without a doubt. The new Z06/Z07 package looks pretty great on the C7.
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Old 01-20-2015, 12:30 PM   #102
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I'm the worst decision maker ever.

Quickly researched my buddies Camaro and I'm not going to do it.
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Quickly researched my buddies Camaro and I'm not going to do it.
I think you just proved you're not "the worst decision maker ever."
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Old 01-20-2015, 01:13 PM   #104
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I think you just proved you're not "the worst decision maker ever."
hahaha yeah I suppose so.

I just ran over to the Chevy dealer and the Z28 is gone. Looked at a 2015 2SS and I'm going to try and set up a test drive.

I'm thinking that if I want to get into something as quickly as I'm trying to that I'll have to make sacrifices.

If it drives nice and makes me feel good, I'm down.
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Old 01-20-2015, 01:16 PM   #105
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Well, I've got a G8 (same car as the SS -- a little less "refined") and it's been a great DD. Lots of room for passengers when needed.
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Old 01-20-2015, 02:08 PM   #106
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HOLD ON A SECOND.

Let's see... pay $40k for a car you kinda maybe like, or rent a car for a couple months at a cost of a couple grand (or buy a cheap beater to drive in the meantime) and get something you'll really enjoy.

If you're buying a car, buy a car you WANT.
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Old 02-15-2015, 11:42 AM   #107
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Decided to get something halfway reasonable and spend the other bit of money on finally getting myself health insurance.

2015 Camaro 2SS with both 1LE & RS packages.

Took it for the first real drive yesterday, but with all this snow, it'll be sitting for awhile.











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Old 02-15-2015, 11:57 AM   #108
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Nice! I see you have the HUD. I always liked those.

I never noticed where the hand brake was on the Camaro before.
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Old 02-15-2015, 12:45 PM   #109
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Nice tank.
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grats on the purchase.
why is the hood a different color/texture?
they're quick, there was exactly the same one at the track last week running low 13's.

I think your decision not to spend ALLOFIT is a good one. Healthcare is def more important.
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Who is Ingersoll and how much does he pay you to advertise for him?

Really nice car. The ceiling is a little low for me when wearing a helmet but it is a really nice street cruiser.
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why is the hood a different color/texture?
Because Race Car?
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Old 02-15-2015, 07:03 PM   #113
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Nice! I see you have the HUD. I always liked those.

I never noticed where the hand brake was on the Camaro before.
The HUD is a pretty cool feature for sure! I still cant believe how much technology they put in a Camaro now. lol

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Nice tank.
You referring to the GVWR or the looks? lol

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grats on the purchase.
why is the hood a different color/texture?
they're quick, there was exactly the same one at the track last week running low 13's.

I think your decision not to spend ALLOFIT is a good one. Healthcare is def more important.
Thanks man! The 1LE package comes with a slew of things, one of them being a matte black hood and rear spoiler. I think it sets the color off nicely myself, but know its going to be a **** to keep clean.

Yeah I've been without insurance for awhile, so it seemed ridiculous to spend a crazy amount of money on a car, meanwhile remain a risk to my own future.

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Who is Ingersoll and how much does he pay you to advertise for him?

Really nice car. The ceiling is a little low for me when wearing a helmet but it is a really nice street cruiser.
Going to have plates made with our company logo/info on them and swap out.

Thanks man! I only drove it once so far since buying it, but its a lot of fun. Much different beast than the Miata. Headroom is a bit tight, but I knew that going into the purchase.

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Because Race Car?
Beat me to it!
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Old 02-16-2015, 05:16 AM   #114
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Love the matte hood! The visibility out of it must not be all to well though, but it is a muscle car.
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I have instructed from the passenger side of the ZL1 at Sebring and Daytona (same student) and it is a very solid and capable chassis. His had ratcheting seatbelts (not sure if yours does) which was a welcome option for me.
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Best part is that delicious LS3
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Love the matte hood! The visibility out of it must not be all to well though, but it is a muscle car.
Visibility is the one negative thing I read in all the reviews before purchasing the car but to be honest, its really not all that bad.

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I have instructed from the passenger side of the ZL1 at Sebring and Daytona (same student) and it is a very solid and capable chassis. His had ratcheting seatbelts (not sure if yours does) which was a welcome option for me.
If it was a ZL1 than I think it comes with Recaro seats and different belts. I didn't opt for them, as I knew this would be my daily.

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Best part is that delicious LS3
This motor with the upgraded exhaust sounds so great! I cant wait to take it to the boarding school where my gf works and wake up the dorm. lol
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Instead of spending the $100+K on a GT-R I would get a used 911 for about $45K or get a 2012 Miata with a 2.5L swap + a Rotrex SC and all the other goodies. And save the rest of the dough for other things in life like travel, women, and photography.
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Instead of spending the $100+K on a GT-R I would get a used 911 for about $45K or get a 2012 Miata with a 2.5L swap + a Rotrex SC and all the other goodies. And save the rest of the dough for other things in life like travel, women, and photography.
I bet the OP would rather have a new camero 2SS...
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Instead of spending the $100+K on a GT-R I would get a used 911 for about $45K or get a 2012 Miata with a 2.5L swap + a Rotrex SC and all the other goodies. And save the rest of the dough for other things in life like travel, women, and photography.
Only about 6 weeks late.
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