I decided in 2005 to buy a corvette picked out the C5 as the best pick for me.
I saved my money hit a few snags along the way, but finally purchased a 2001 NBM here is a list of mods.
LS6 Longblock with less than 50K miles
England Green Whiplash II cam
.660 lift double valvesprings
Vararam intake with K&N filter
LG Long Tube headers & X pipe
Z06 Ti Cat back
Hurst short shifter
M12 Z06 transmission by RPM level V
Monster Level 4 clutch kit
Tick adjustable master cylinder
New torque tube bushings and bearings.
RPM level 3 diff with 3.90 gear.
MCM Carbon Fiber hood, painted to match
Black housing corner lamps with LED switchbacks
6000K HID headlight kit (in stock housings)
Rear brake duct vents
Z06 Wheels w/ Nitto DRs in rear, and NT05s in front
TPMS sensors installed
Slotted front and rear rotors
2005 C6 tan leather seats
rear storage tray
C6 shift ****