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Old 03-18-2013, 04:31 PM   #26
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Mid December went to Key West Florida.Sure was sweet going across the Seven Mile Bridge and tooling around The Keys with the top down!
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Old 03-18-2013, 05:32 PM   #27
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the dragon is a blast
took our bikes up in Sep 2012 so much fun
we went on a Thursday and Friday left on Sat, still alot on the road but not like the nuts headed that way onSat
have fun
Maybe i can convince momma to drive ZL1 and we take the bikes?

I've been there a couple times on bikes. This will be the first trip with other cars. My brother's MR2 spyder and some of his buddies with import sports cars.
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:41 PM   #28
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Northeast Rod Run in October, 3 day cruise event...1st time and I can't wait!
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:31 PM   #29
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Houston to Akron, Round trip. Straight through both ways. Mine is my DD, love every minute behind the wheel. 12,500 miles so far.
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:40 PM   #30
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My favorite road trip so far ....

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Old 03-19-2013, 12:59 PM   #31
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I've run the Tail of the Dragon many times......but when I had a 2000 Miata!

I'll be interested to hear how it is to run it in a heavy car like the Camaro. The Dragon is perfect and an absolute thrill in small, nimble cars like the Miata, Lotus Elise, etc.... I rarely got my car out of 2nd or 3rd gear. The turns just come at you too fast.

Be sure to check out some of the other roads up there too that may be a little more forgiving to drive in a Camaro.

Oh....and as you can see in my sigtag.....I'll be making the roadie this year from Houston to Sturgis (tho not in a ZL1).
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Old 03-19-2013, 01:00 PM   #32
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Had lunch at Nepenthe at Big Sur ...
The next time you're in Big Sur you should try having lunch at Sierra Mar at the Post Ranch Inn. The food and views are amazing there.
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:22 PM   #33
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I live in Oregon and last summer my wife and I took ours on a 3000 mile road trip.
We drove from Oregon to LA, then we followed RT 66 to Flagstaff and Sedona AZ.

Are trip took us threw Vegas, Tahoe and Reno NV we ended up on the Oregon Coast then back to the Portland Area. It was the best driving trip i've ever been on.

Where ever we stopped the ZL1 drew a crowed. We are planning another one this summer
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Old 03-19-2013, 03:29 PM   #34
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Old 03-19-2013, 04:42 PM   #35
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In California we took the 41 to 46 then North on Pacific Highway for like 70 miles on 1 or something like that. Had lunch at Nepenthe at Big Sur, The cliffs are crazy tall and pretty and the road is windy and perfect. Vista's everywhere to stop and gaze. Then over to the 101 South bound, past Laguna Seca and back home through the 198 Canyon. Much of these roads are shown in Car and Driver and other mag reviews on video and the mags. Pretty much this drive starts and ends in my backyard!

We did that drive when I was in a Mustang Cobra club in 1998! It was my first time driving through that region. Long undulating roads that lead to sweeping turns. I was trying to check out the scenery and drive at the same time. I cannot wait to do it in my ZL1 in the Summer! You are fortunate to have them in your "backyard".
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:27 PM   #36
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I have taken mine from Evansville, Indiana to Chicago; trust me, it's one of the most boring trip one can imagine. Flat farmlands for miles the whole way up. I also have had some trips to Cincinnati and Lexington, KY which were rather scenic. Heading up to Indianapolis next week, so that should be another boring drive lol.
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:55 PM   #37
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We took a 2800 mile trip from Ft. Lauderdale to Indianapolis for CF3 and back. Got to see half a dozen states. No problems and a great ride. Chevy, job well done.
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Old 05-14-2013, 02:19 PM   #38
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Had a great time running the Tail of the Dragon last month, but the Skyway is really a better run for the ZL1. The Dragon is too heavily patrolled to really let loose. Lots of car and motorcycle guys there though, so the Z got lots of appreciative comments.
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:23 PM   #39
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:43 PM   #40
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Was near Gulf Shores, Alabama and decided to sneak over to Florida for some losing lotto tickets, GPS brought me back to Tuscaloosa pretty much all back roads. It was pleasant, got real close to Pensacola Naval Air station, knew that when every single street you cross is Blue Angel Street, Blue Angel Drive, Blue Angel Circle, so forth and so on

It was a pleasant slightly curvy and hilly, slightly scenic drive

Recently divorced family member, I'm planning on picking him up shortly for a weekend cruise to New Orleans for some well deserved debauchery
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:54 PM   #41
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June we are going from Ontario Canada to Fayetteville North Carolina Camaros For heroes
then Pigeon Forge TN then Dragon Tail an then Bristol Motor Speedway and then we are heading over to Carlisle Pennslyvania for the GM Nationals
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:05 PM   #42
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Taking road trip this summer from Wisconsin to Jackson Hole WY. Three cars, 2008 911 S, a 2010 GTR and my 2012 CRT ZL1. The pleasure cruise should be interesting, and I'm sure we'll have some good safe fun!

WYOMING OFFERS GREAT CHANCES TO GO FAST!!! JUST BRING $$$ AS ALL SPEEDING TICKETS ARE A CASH BOND OR JAIL!!
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:49 PM   #43
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Heading out on nice cruise this weekend!
Leaving Stafford Speedway Ct this Saturday do'in a few cool stops and ending up in Nashua New Hampshire ...PartEEE time!
Then Sunday heading down the east coast with a few stops ending in Gloucester Mass!
Any one with hot rods, etc are welcome to join us too!
Weather looks awesome for this trip!!!
Check it out on northeastrodrun.com
One in October also!!
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Old 05-15-2013, 07:14 AM   #44
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:02 AM   #45
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My first road trip, can't wait!
On Friday, we're heading to Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood, ON, for our Victoria Day long weekend get-away.
Then I better do my first oil change, it'll be broken in by them.
On June 7, We're going to Newark, OH for my wife's family Re-union.
But Leaving there, I'm off to Richmond Virginia (I-68 is a beautiful drive) for a training course, then back hone June 14.
MapQuest said 27 hrs. round trip.

Wish Y'all safe travels!
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:06 PM   #46
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Going to see the wife's family in Texas very soon. Its about 24 hours give or take from where we are in Utah to get to San Marcos which will be most definitely the longest I will have driven it at once. Since she is seven months pregnant and I can scare the crap out of her in about 30 seconds so I can't go too crazy.

I'll save it for Texas...

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Old 05-16-2013, 07:11 PM   #47
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Farthest Ive taken my 45th is to cleveland and back to pittsburgh
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Old 06-16-2013, 08:47 AM   #48
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My first road trip, can't wait!
On Friday, we're heading to Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood, ON, for our Victoria Day long weekend get-away.
Then I better do my first oil change, it'll be broken in by them.
On June 7, We're going to Newark, OH for my wife's family Re-union.
But Leaving there, I'm off to Richmond Virginia for a training course, then back home June 14.
MapQuest said 27 hrs. round trip.

Wish Y'all safe travels!
Got back from my trip Friday, it was a beautiful Drive.
I-77 in West Virginia is a great run with Hills and Curves. Also enjoyed US-219 in PA. But I hit bad Friday afternoon rush hour just as I got back to Toronto.
The ZL1 was almost flawless, I had the fading, disappearing HUD on one run, when it was really hot, 87 F, back to normal next time I started it.
I also hit a couple really heavy rainstorms, it runs fine on wet roads, but in heavy rain it hydroplanes and floats. That doesn't feel good.
And, it was a mess with the rain and Bugs, I hosed it down when I got home but it still needs a good bath.
I had 2300 KM when I left and it said 14 mpg, now 5000 km and it reads 16 MPG, so I guess I got about 18 mpg all highway driving.

I'm going to take it to the dealership to see what they say about the disappearing HUD. And I'm going to ask them to adjust the hood, its a little off center. I hate it when I'm showing off the car to my brother-in-law and he comments on how the hood doesn't line up.

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Old 06-16-2013, 09:24 AM   #49
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I have been on two trips home from Wichita Falls Texas to Slidell Louisiana Memorial Day weekend and the weekend after to spend time with the family. I will be driving home again this weekend then again for the 4th of July. This is my everyday driving and the more I drive it the more I love it. It's way more comfortable then the 06 Saleen I had traded in on this beauty. BTW It's a 10hr trip going due to traffic and construction going and 9hrs coming back.
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:06 PM   #50
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First road trip with the ZL1. Going to the Sturgis camar orally in 2 weeks. 2100 miles round trip from eastern washington. Can't wait!
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