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Old 07-11-2014, 11:28 PM   #29
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I looked at the GTR when I was shopping for the Camaro. 4 page disclaimer (inside the car and separate from the owner's manual) indicating that the warranty would be voided if the car were taken to the track turned me off.
You pay to play. Anything I break just needs to be upgraded
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Old 07-11-2014, 11:34 PM   #30
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Gl with the Gtr, Idk why you didn't do a pulley change instead on the ZL, or take it to a good shop? You would be making way more HP and be faster than the Gtr? Plus less money for the kit than to trade in
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Old 07-11-2014, 11:37 PM   #31
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Congrats on the upgrade, post a review once you have driven in it for abit.
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Old 07-11-2014, 11:41 PM   #32
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Ummm...do you think he made the power in his sig stock?




Huh? Why? There's a GTR here by me that runs mid 10's with some bolts ons and E85.
Pretty sure I could get damn close to him with my mods on E85 and I'm FAR from undrivable.



Subtle "you'll hate it after a few months" post.
I've heard that a few times.


A buddy of mine went mid 10s on winter tires in full weight and completely bone stock. The 13s and newer are no joke. Not a lot of other cars in the road keeping up in factory stock form.

I might, but I doubt it. I've done months and months of research on this prior to buying. I could always be wrong though. The good news is that I'm still not going to take much ( if any) of a hit on value. These things seriously hold their value
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Old 07-11-2014, 11:46 PM   #33
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Thanks man. I need a back seat or I probably would own a ZR1.

I enjoyed the car, but I REALLY missed all wheel drive. I wanted a GTR when I bought the ZL1 and I've never been able to shake that feeling of "I settled" for a lower performing car. I also absolutely detest the fact that people can take a V6 and "clone" a ZL1. I got tired of people asking if it was a "real" ZL1. I also like the idea of running mid 10s with a tune
I just got rid of my C6 so I could have a back seat again. I got tired of riding shotgun in my wife's 2500HD when we went somewhere as a family. I also just spotted my first cloned ZL1 the other day. It was hideous. I'm planning on debadging mine and letting the posers pose. I know what I drive and everyone else can piss off. As for turbo boost, I may remove my blower and do an AGP twin turbo kit eventually. They are only about a 60 mile drive from me. AWD is cool as hell though. I bought the WRX when it was first released and did the same for the Evo. They were very fun cars back in the day.
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:11 AM   #34
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Thanks man. I need a back seat or I probably would own a ZR1.

I enjoyed the car, but I REALLY missed all wheel drive. I wanted a GTR when I bought the ZL1 and I've never been able to shake that feeling of "I settled" for a lower performing car. I also absolutely detest the fact that people can take a V6 and "clone" a ZL1. I got tired of people asking if it was a "real" ZL1. I also like the idea of running mid 10s with a tune
AWD is awesome. It gives such a planted feeling. I know it's not going to happen; but I wish GM would wake up and start putting AWD in some of their performance vehicles.
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:08 PM   #35
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Few of you asked about an update, so here it is. I finally get a chance to track the car. Ran a best of 11.3@120 with no launch control and just a 93octane tune. I'll start modding soon... e85 and supporting mods should net low 10s.

Love this car soooooo much more than the ZL1. Much more of what I was looking for.
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:38 PM   #36
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Awesome man! Glad you're digging it!
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:56 PM   #37
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Where are the pictures of this beast?
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:29 PM   #38
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Where are the pictures of this beast?
Forgot those...

First picked her up


Few easy mods (tint and matte black wheels)


Color is kind of odd. It's called Titanium Gray. Less than 120 made. It sort of changes from a gray to a bronze color.
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:36 PM   #39
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:41 PM   #40
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Love that color, hopefully have one sitting next to my Sterling gray Shelby by next year.
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:45 PM   #41
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Love that color, hopefully have one sitting next to my Sterling gray Shelby by next year.
Thanks! Would make a beautiful pair.
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:47 PM   #42
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