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Old 04-11-2012, 05:41 AM   #273
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Thanks guys I hope so too!!!!
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:36 AM   #274
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Thanks guys I hope so too!!!!
Good luck Drake! Hope you finally get the beast delivered!
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:39 AM   #275
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Good luck Drake! Hope you finally get the beast delivered!
Thank you so much bro! (:
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:38 AM   #276
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Thank you so much bro! (:
How are you doing there Drake? Hanging in there?
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:12 AM   #277
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Thought this thread was for 1st driving impressions....hmmmm
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:15 AM   #278
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How are you doing there Drake? Hanging in there?
I'm doing good! Bought my car yesterday! Now just waiting on her to come in! Could you check to see of its on Cassens... I'd like to know if I can still use gmconnects for tracking! Thanks! (:
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I'm doing good! Bought my car yesterday! Now just waiting on her to come in! Could you check to see of its on Cassens... I'd like to know if I can still use gmconnects for tracking! Thanks! (:
Of course!
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:18 AM   #280
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:27 AM   #281
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Please be careful when the tires are cold: they have little to no grip. ...

It's just so cold in Cleveland these days...
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Another discovery: if you accelerate a bit harder (not flooring it - you don't have to and I never did), it spins the wheels in second and sometimes in third gear (even in level2 - sport). If you're in second it's a bit scary- it wags the tail - controllable, unless you're turning. My new rule is to only accelerate harder in third gear, and even then, not in corners as it will get away from under you.
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So, are you saying the ZL1 has trouble putting it's power down to the pavement on the stock Goodyears? I thought that was an issue reserved for certain other 550+ HP ponywars.
No. He's implying what the manufacturer has also stated, and what most of us already know, and that is that Eagle F1 Supercar G:2 Summer Tires are not recommended for Winter use, and that those tires used under cold conditions will not provide good traction regardless of the vehicle on which they are mounted.
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:53 PM   #282
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Wow Mr.R too bad we dont have the weather we had a couple of weeks ago. Man was it perfect for your ride. But itll be warm again soon so be patient ( I know easier said than done right?) and congrats!
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:42 PM   #283
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#343 is in Phoenix, Don't know how long it will take to get it off the rail car and across town but i am pretty excited! it looks like I should start saving for new tires already.
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:16 PM   #284
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Come on guys! There are tons of you posting pictures, but there needs to be more of you posting your driving impressions! I know what it looks like! I don't know how it drives
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:29 PM   #285
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So if you're patient enough to wait for the tires towarm up, at least you won't lose traction in third.... If you go about 2000 rpm and accelerate strongly to 4000rpm in second gear, you will lose traction for about 2-3 seconds. It is extremely powerful. I love it. Remember, this is in mode 2, going below 4000rpm. I can't imagine what it does in mode 5 at full throttle.

I am impressed with how good the ride is in a car like this. It absorbs the road imperfections pretty good and once the tires are warmer(it's still in the 50's here), it glues to the road very well. You can easily drive it with one hand which is great. It inspiresalotof confidence . You just need to be patient and learn more about its character before you push it.
I am glad to hear this from you because I was getting a little concerned. Your first posts about how the car easily slipped away from you made me wonder if it was the car's power or just cold tires with no grip.
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:07 AM   #286
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#413 is home and all I can say is awesome ride........Got 21 avg mpg on the way home......
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:54 AM   #287
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#413 is home and all I can say is awesome ride........Got 21 avg mpg on the way home......
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:59 AM   #288
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WOW! I hope nobody takes this wrong But I think I know what the V6 owners felt like for the past couple years when the SS owners talked about thier cars. Im Jealous. ZL1s are Fn insane. I Want one.

Gray #82 was at the dealership I bought my car from and it looked way better than any pictures ive seen so far. Pics dont do this car any justice.
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:52 PM   #289
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This car is way more than i was ever anticipating, the first ride from the dealer was ultra grin just like everybody said and the grunt of this car is incredible and thats just under 4000 rpms and i can't imagine what the power band will be like after 4000 rpm , just like Scott said u won't unhappy with this car , great power ,great looks, Drake just be patient u are in the home stretch and will be very happy trust me the only thing that sucks is the break dust more than usual and that really stinks with a white car ......SO HAPPPPPPPPY.:t humbup::thumbu p::th umbup::thumbup ::thu mbup: :drin king::drin king:
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