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Old 02-23-2007, 07:56 PM   #1
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bout damn time. i was getting so bored with my regular zo6's 500hp.

yeah, i bet it will fit, but 650 V8 horses in a 89in wheelbase? yikes.

SS is a lame name, weren't they calling it the Blue Devil before? that was sweet. they could call it the Z0666!!!!!!!!1
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The vettes just keep getting nastier.
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does it still rock the buggy suspension? if so? GM FAIL!
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Old 02-23-2007, 09:06 PM   #5
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buggy suspension?
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Old 02-23-2007, 09:28 PM   #6
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seriously, what are you talking about? Vettes have been kicking *** the past 20 years.
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ive yet to drive one i liked 37
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Old 02-23-2007, 09:51 PM   #8
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i think he's referring to the leafspring suspension in the rear, borrowed from a medieval ox-cart.

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the hell did you just say? lol.
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Old 02-23-2007, 10:00 PM   #9
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i think he's referring to the leafspring suspension in the rear, borrowed from a medieval ox-cart.
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You know the first vette was based on the same platform as a chevy truck. So they're just keepin it real.
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I give the vette props because its rocking leafsprings and it still hands every car there *** in a track based race and straight line. I have yet to see a car within its price range keep up on a straight away and turns. Z06 is the only chevy i would consider buying...now to find 75,000 bux hmmm lol
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I have yet to drive a corvette i liked. and the count continues common Ben dont give up we're gonna hit 10K
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I've driven many Vettes and all generations. The only one I didn't like to drive was IIRC a 58 convertible. Drove like an old truck (because it basically was) and the tranny didn't have synchros. Also didn't like how I always had a "rolling perimeter" of vehicles around me. Everyone wanted to take a look.

The 63 convertible I drove before I drove the 58 was much nicer, as was the big block tri power 67.

Never driven a ZR1 or a Lingenfelter. Would welcome the opportunity.
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The only vett ive been in was a 2001 twin turbo z06 , my pig-rich old fart of neibor....it was nice, till the old fart started driving like a maniac doing 160 down a stretch racing a porche 911 of I-95 made me scared of old people....
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whats the deal with those actuators in the exhaust tips.
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god I'd kill every one of you for that car...or just a c6 z06. The speedline wheels look dope.
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I'm not the kind of guy to buy the car fast off the floor, I like to (try) make it that way. Or maybe it's just because I can't afford to put it on track and wad it up, because I sure as hell wouldn't buy something like that and NOT take it to the track (and I mean a road course).
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vettes rock, i can't afford one i really want but i'd like a c6 zo6, trade almost anything for it
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yea i like almost all generations,except the last of the stingrays.
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the latest corvette switches over to half muffler half open pipe at a certian speed/RPM 39
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whats the deal with those actuators in the exhaust tips.
My guess - to keep the thing quiet at idle and open up at WOT/certain RPM to facilitate better breathing. FWIW Ferrari uses a similar system on certain models.
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