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Old 11-06-2017, 06:53 PM   #29
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Add a blower?

Vette - different animal, not as practical for a dd
370z - I had one. Big fun to drive in the twisties as someone already mentioned. Power curve just starts to kick in at 3500 rpms with this car. Crappy ergonomics for any one over 5' 10".
L99 - I dumped mine for the 370z...hated it.
I love my ride today. Go figure...

Good luck with your quest.
Yup I'm 6'1, and having my knees in the steering wheel sucks haha
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:10 PM   #30
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I had a Cad pull into a parking lot beside me last week. I thought I heard a vette! Nicely understated but the used ones are not cheap!


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Old 11-06-2017, 07:12 PM   #31
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I had a Cad pull into a parking lot beside me last week. I thought I heard a vette! Nicely understated but the used ones are not cheap!


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Old Ls2 ones are in the 20s.

Just gotta put a different rear end in em
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:13 PM   #32
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:19 PM   #33
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I know when I park mine during the winter I really miss it, when mid march comes and I take the cover off and start her up, it is like falling in love all over again. never loved a car like I like my SS. best car I have ever owned. Most fun car I have ever owned. no plans of letting her go any time in the future!!
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:26 PM   #34
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I think it being an auto plays a part of it. I had an 05 Mustang GT and an 05 350z. Both auto. Both fun cars, but missing something. Just driving around when I wasn't driving in a spirited manner would get boring to me. The Camaro is my first manual car and even just driving up and down the street is fun. Maybe it's because it's my first manual, but I've had it over a year now and it's still making me smile everytime I get behind the wheel regardless if I'm WOT or in bumper to bumper traffic. Both the Mustang and 350z I had less than a year and found myself always wanting another car and I liked both of them a lot. Something about a manual though makes even the normal driving fun. Just my opinion though.
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:58 PM   #35
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The local vette club always show up at every car show. I have to look! They are sweet and 1000 lbs. less. Big power, light car and no need to mod. Hmmmmm


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Old 11-06-2017, 08:22 PM   #36
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Go on a cruise for a week. While you’re on the ship, drink some colorful beverages with umbrellas stuck out the top. Hit a couple islands and try some exotic food. When you get back a week later, put the throttle all the way down.

Sometimes, being in the car everyday makes us forget how awesome and powerful they are.
like the way you think.leaving for the eastern carribean in 3 months.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:22 PM   #37
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like the way you think.leaving for the eastern carribean in 3 months.

You’re going to love it.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:25 PM   #38
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:57 PM   #39
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So long story short, got an L99.

Basic bolt ons with a GPI SS2 cam making about 445rwhp and I'm at 90k miles with about 5k miles on the cam.

No I am not drunk or going through depression while I say this, but I am thinking of getting something like a used C6 Corvette or maybe even a low mile Nissan 370Z and go forced induction with it.

I was even considering a Mustang GT 5.0 of course, but ehhh... not too interested in another V8 unless it's a Vette or maybe even a CTS-V.

The only 6 cylinder I would consider is a 370z unless someone has had fun with a platform that responds well to mods like they do.

Anyways, thoughts ? Opinions ?
That's the problem! Have you ever driven one of these? Once you have you can't live without one.
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Old 11-06-2017, 09:22 PM   #40
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Move to CA and buy a Prius.
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Old 11-06-2017, 10:06 PM   #41
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I wouldn't have purchased my Camaro if it was an automatic. Even the base V6 model is a lot of fun with a manual trans.
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Old 11-06-2017, 11:04 PM   #42
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