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Old 02-23-2013, 01:35 PM   #41
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I did a 4-door Corvette for my "practical car" (Pontiac G8 with LS3). The GenIV V-8s are great. My only recommendation, if you do get a 'Vette, try like heck to get a manual. The automatic is way too "smart." It will drive you nuts and never really does what you want it to. I've got a transmission tune in my G8 that makes it tolerable, but I'd give my left nut to have a manual in the car.
I drove a G8 GXP (with T56) when I worked at a body shop. Good god was that different from the miata. It was awesome. Very torquey. Drank gas though. I have yet to drive a C6 ZR1 more then around a driveway. But just sitting in it... Everything everyone has ever said about the interior is true. Awful.
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My friend's '09 ZHZ:



Made 375ish, gonna be retuned on Monday.
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Old 02-24-2013, 04:28 AM   #43
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Seems right, about 14% drivetrain loss. I want! Or zo6!
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