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      03-15-2013, 10:22 PM   #353
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Even with 345s in the rear, traction is an issue. Need more miles on the Invos. Totally different feel than my ESS M3 was.
Get out of the Invos and into Michelin Pilot Super Sport or Pilot Sport Cup if you're feeling froggy

2 weeks until mine goes in for WCCH Stg 2 heads & tune. Then it's game on, have been babying her for now, ready to let her rip through 7K!

Seat rails on the way, Sharkbar on the way, picking up Sparco 6-pt tomorrow; Probably ordering Corbeau the following week. Road Atlanta either in May or June.
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      03-16-2013, 09:25 AM   #354
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I'm going to pick up an 18/19 setup for stickier rubber.
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I just picked up an 18/18 set with Toyo R888's and they are a lot stickier than the stock Goodyears.
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      03-19-2013, 10:21 AM   #356
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Got lucky, found a Caravaggio Race on stock rails/power/heat that I could not pass up... Easy swap for my 2LZ. I'll post a before/after of the install... really cleans up the comfort and overall look of the interior - and track support.

I'm sticking with the 18/19 combo on mine for now. This season I'll run the PSS on the OEM Speedlines on the street/track. Maybe next year, get some repros for the street, and run PSC on the OEMs at the track.
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      03-19-2013, 12:26 PM   #357
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Dont go repro, the ZR1 OEMs I got were pretty damn cheap ($1395) and you cant really beat the performance for the price. Got them from Bob and HOW.
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      03-23-2013, 11:21 AM   #358
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Sold my E92 M3 for a 2010 ZR1. Pulley, tune, filter took me to 600whp. This car is in a different universe to my M3. More mods to come but so far so fun.
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      03-23-2013, 09:46 PM   #360
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Got the Akro rear section installed Friday . Love it even more now!!!



You can hear the difference in flaps open and closed.
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Nice. Now we need to have some flyby videos.
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Nice. Now we need to have some flyby videos.
Ill work on that for you!!!
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a car that sounds like it breathes fire and runs on unicorn tears... nice exhaust bro, but you could revved it a bit more haha.
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      03-24-2013, 10:36 AM   #364
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a car that sounds like it breathes fire and runs on unicorn tears... nice exhaust bro, but you could revved it a bit more haha.
More to come...I was already late getting to carpool line at school...thank god this thing goes back in time...
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WCCH Heads + Tuning on Monday to take care of possible valve drop issue + PCV Catch Can + Tow Hooks.

Road Atlanta, June 14-15... stretch her legs some. Got the interior prep ready today:
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WCCH Heads + Tuning on Monday to take care of possible valve drop issue + PCV Catch Can + Tow Hooks.

Road Atlanta, June 14-15... stretch her legs some. Got the interior prep ready today:
Looks like yours is coming along quickly. Are you up for giving a ride along. I've been on the fence about the head and cam with a refund on my extended warranty. I'm definitely not in need of more power though!

Also is your car in Anaheim?
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WCCH Heads + Tuning on Monday to take care of possible valve drop issue + PCV Catch Can + Tow Hooks.

Road Atlanta, June 14-15... stretch her legs some. Got the interior prep ready today:
Dre,

How do you like that Caravaggio seat? Does it have enough bolster to hold you in on the track?

And, what exhaust are you running?
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Looks like yours is coming along quickly. Are you up for giving a ride along. I've been on the fence about the head and cam with a refund on my extended warranty. I'm definitely not in need of more power though!

Also is your car in Anaheim?
Thank you sir... I'd give a ride along, but I'm in Atlanta, a little far from CA. I'm doing just the WCCH + Springs, no cam. I don't need the extra power from the cam at the track, nor do I want any additional stress on the valvetrain. I will be close to 500rwhp as is, and that'll be plenty... Goal is reliability for DD + Track time.

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How do you like that Caravaggio seat? Does it have enough bolster to hold you in on the track?

And, what exhaust are you running?
Loving it so far! Extra support when running the stock 3pt, and from the spirited opportunities I've had so far, you're locked in pretty damn well with the 6pt tightened up.

Stock exhaust for now.
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After i sold my E46 M3 i test drove 7 E92 M3s(DCT and Manual) and test drove one Z06 and came home with a Z06

My goal was speed mainly, N/A speed at that.

If you're into speed and handling Z06 is your car.

If you're into slow cars with an OK interior then M3 is your car.
What!!!?? Are you kidding??

Bring the Z06 to 150mph then let go of the steering and see what happens.... The M3 steering, feel and stability is probably deemed as one of the best. Ever.

Z06 steering is good. That's all.

Slow car and OK interior???? The M3 isn't slow by any means and the interior is quality from floor to ceiling. The corvette interior is a POS man!!!! Gosh....

BTW, put 2 OK driver in each car and get them to lap each other on a circuit, I guaranty you that the guy in the Corvette won't be able to pass the M3 because he won't have the skills or the balls to push the car to the limit.
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And here we go again. The butt-hurt continues.
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What!!!?? Are you kidding??
Bro, do you even lift?

You can believe whatever you want, i have spent $4k to get my interior where i want. I have pulled 1.09G many times after i ditched GY crap tires. I have hit 186mph once, car seemed stable but you do in fact have to hold onto the steering wheel fairly firm. Redlined 4th gear i donno how many times(thats 160mph) without any stability issues.

Not sure if u ever driven a light weight car but there is just something special about it, it has ability to explode in moment' notice. It corners so well, beyond scary at times. If u live traction control on you cant get really get in trouble. Competitive mode is sweet as well.

Now that i have a kid(my first), i can appreciate the back seats of M3. So perhaps if i was buying a car all over i'd go with E90 which im actually looking at buying now(still keeping the Z).

Two different cars to really compare but somewhere we all compare the price of cars.
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Not sure if u ever driven a light weight car but there is just something special about it.
I perfectly get that. The Corvette is Fun and I like it for what it is. I was shocked to read what the other guy said regarding the M3... That's it.

I drove the ZR1 back in September and found it great fun. It pulls like hell.

I drove a couple times a friend's C6 with a ProCharger, exhaust, tune etc... Car has 554WHP...

I owned and restored a 78' Corvette Pace Car Edition so I'm not new to the Corvette world...

Those are my benchmark when I say that the Corvette is not nearly as "reassuring" at high speed compared to the M3, or any other high end german cars for that matter... The feel is completely different too. The interior is a joke... and 95% of the owners would agree! The other 5% just haven't known anything better, so they are excused.

That beeing said, I'm glad the Corvette still exist and the new one will hopefully be much better than the one it replaces.
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Ive had both my Z and M3 at speeds and I wouldnt say EITHER of them felt nothing but planted. I also would not let go of the wheel at speed, so that holds no merit. I loved me ESS E90, but the Z is a far nastier beast.
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I hit 170 in my m6 and 160 in my z06, and I'm going to have to say my m6 was more stable. In fact I got some air in the m6 going that speed and it was solid, but then again that's not a fair comparison since the corvette had a track alignment with some toe out while the m6 was dialed in for autobahn speeds.... Either way both were solid....
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