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      02-28-2013, 12:31 PM   #309
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Just got back from buttonwillow. It was my first track day in the dry with this car. All stock down to the brake fluid netted me a 2.04 with a lot of room for improvement. This track day cemented the fact that I love this chassis. It's almost like an s2000 with the power it never had. And I got 25mpg there and back!! No regrets on this purchase. And that's rare coming from me.
Btw the cobra is a one trick pony. If that's what you want. The boss was is the better choice


What car did you take to Buttonwillow? A bunch listed in your sig and profile.
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      02-28-2013, 12:33 PM   #310
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The C5 Z will destroy the M3
I wouldn't say "destroy" but depending on which track it is a very close match up. i would say almost evenly matched on most tracks.
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      02-28-2013, 02:11 PM   #311
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ironically just saw this video posted today by OC3. C6 Vette vs E90 DCT M3 at Autoclub Speedway. As you can see the Vette destroys the M3 in acceleration. Obviously in this video the M3 driver is much more skilled than the Vette.

Start at the 3:50 mark:

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      02-28-2013, 02:52 PM   #312
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Wow. If the guy in the vet could drive, you wouldn't even be seeing his car in the vid
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      02-28-2013, 05:03 PM   #313
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Wow. If the guy in the vet could drive, you wouldn't even be seeing his car in the vid
Yeah, but more often than not, they can't
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Wow. If the guy in the vet could drive, you wouldn't even be seeing his car in the vid
Yeah, but more often than not, they can't
Damn. So true. Nor do they have td r comps
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      02-28-2013, 06:56 PM   #315
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Yeah, but more often than not, they can't
haha completely true statement!
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      02-28-2013, 06:58 PM   #316
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...also I think that appears to be a regular C6 not even a Z06
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...also I think that appears to be a regular C6 not even a Z06
Looks like its got flares. I'd bet it was a z06 just based off of the straight line speed
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Looks like its got flares. I'd bet it was a z06 just based off of the straight line speed
I don't think it has the rear brake duct scoop things that are usually located directly behind the driver & passenger doors.
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      02-28-2013, 10:03 PM   #319
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I don't think it has the rear brake duct scoop things that are usually located directly behind the driver & passenger doors.
Those are forward facing, hard to tell from the video. But you can see the Z06 badge by the fender scoops.
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Those are forward facing, hard to tell from the video. But you can see the Z06 badge by the fender scoops.
a lot of the non-Z06 vette's actually have a small flag type badge on the front fender scoops....same spot as the Z06 but different badge
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      03-05-2013, 12:06 PM   #321
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      03-05-2013, 12:11 PM   #322
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Congrats! Love that blue.
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      03-05-2013, 12:13 PM   #323
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      03-05-2013, 12:20 PM   #324
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Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

I should get partial credit on making this an easy decision with this particular car
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Fine, you can share in the glory!!! Message me on the other forum about what you changed interior-wise.
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      03-05-2013, 12:40 PM   #326
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Fine, you can share in the glory!!! Message me on the other forum about what you changed interior-wise.
Eh, something like this, seats are up next, PM on the way
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That looks like the cockpit of Darth Vaders Tie Fighter!!!!
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congrats! Finally!
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congrats! Finally!
I was waiting for the right color, mods and price!!!!
Cant wait to put some 24"s on it....
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I was waiting for the right color, mods and price!!!!
Cant wait to put some 24"s on it....
I hope you are joking

nice car BTW
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