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      05-05-2011, 10:22 PM   #1
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M3 -> Z06

I loved the E92 M3, it was amazing. However, I couldn't resist the temptation of the dark side- got into a 2009 3LZ Z06.

What an amazing car

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      05-05-2011, 10:25 PM   #2
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way better... Congrats!
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      05-05-2011, 10:27 PM   #3
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      05-05-2011, 10:33 PM   #4
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No doubt that this beast will kill an M3 or M5. But, it's simply not a BMW.

Too bad.
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      05-05-2011, 10:34 PM   #5
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congrat! Nice looking vette... It belongs to the track
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      05-05-2011, 10:48 PM   #6
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Thanks! I can't believe the improvement Chevy has made. I had a C5 Z06 which was amazing and this kills it. Wow! I've had it for 2k miles and loving every second of it!
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      05-05-2011, 10:57 PM   #8
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Very nice purchase man!

Drove a '11 3LZ Z06 last month. All I could say is that it keeps pulling and is SCARY fast compared to the M3. A lot of discipline is also required when taking it to it's limits.

When I say scary, I meant that in an intoxicating way. I'm considering on owning one someday...
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      05-05-2011, 11:13 PM   #9
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If you are not prepared or dont have experience with high HP and torquey cars, the Z06 WILL scare you. Its awesome!
YUP! Quoted for truth.

Did a couple of 0-60 runs, I was like after every run, grinning from ear to ear as well...
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      05-05-2011, 11:21 PM   #10
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and in A LOT of cases, thats good.

OP, congrats! you will LOVE it!
This.


Congrats OP, car is beauty and the beast.
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      05-06-2011, 12:02 AM   #11
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I want!
Congrats!!!
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      05-06-2011, 03:33 AM   #12
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Badge whores never will.
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      05-06-2011, 03:34 AM   #13
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Nice car OP, congrats!
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      05-06-2011, 03:43 AM   #14
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How good is traction with so much power and torque?
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      05-06-2011, 05:07 AM   #15
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My buddy has a 07 or 08 Z06 and I must say its really uncomfortable, lots of noices and when u hit some gravel you cant even hear yourself thinking :P Its a god damn beast tho and it looks stunning. Congrats!
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Congrats neighbor!! Fantastic car. I had a brand new '07 Z06....it's truely the only car that has ever scared me with it's power. A 2nd gear dump at 60mph coupled with a mashed throttled will have you sitting in the opposite direction you were heading. After coutless other cars since the '07 Z, I'm back in a Vette.....an '11 4LT Grand Sport this time. I freakin love it. What part of MD are you from? (Frederick/Middletown here)
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      05-06-2011, 06:11 AM   #17
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Looks great, congratulations, but I'd still pick the M over it
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      05-06-2011, 07:44 AM   #18
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Fastest color enjoy it.
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      05-06-2011, 07:52 AM   #19
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Congrats neighbor!! Fantastic car. I had a brand new '07 Z06....it's truely the only car that has ever scared me with it's power. A 2nd gear dump at 60mph coupled with a mashed throttled will have you sitting in the opposite direction you were heading. After coutless other cars since the '07 Z, I'm back in a Vette.....an '11 4LT Grand Sport this time. I freakin love it. What part of MD are you from? (Frederick/Middletown here)
I'm in Germantown and have a performance shop in Damascus so Im back and forth in the area alot. We should def get together for a cruise etc.

The traction is surprisingly good. Hooks about 70% through 1st and the rest of td gears have no issues. It's def fast!! Already used to it though as I used to Race mid 8 sec vehicles need mods!!

Btw the ride is great and comfortable! It's quiet, seats are very comfy and it gets around 28-30mpg on the hwy!
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Looks great! The Z06 is a beast. I can't wait to see what GM has in store for the C7.
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      05-06-2011, 08:58 AM   #21
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Went from a C6 ZO6 to the M. Z is a great car for the money but extremely unforgiving at the limit. Enjoy the ride and be safe. Beautiful ride.
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      05-06-2011, 09:03 AM   #22
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Rather take the M3???? Are you sick? Looks wise, performance wise and speed wise a ZO6 DOMINATES.

OP... that is one of the baddest Z06's O have ever seen.... congrats.

Now bring it to Germany so you can enjoy it!!!!
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