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Old 02-15-2017, 11:43 PM   #21
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I like the red stripe wheels and seat belts!!!
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In your original thread on this there was some discussion about maybe redoing the exhaust. Did you opt not to do that mod?
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Congrats, OP.

You're going to love it. I'm having a blast with mine.


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Old 02-15-2017, 11:55 PM   #24
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Looks great/OEM and comes with a 3/36 warranty, nice.

I assume that's crank HP and not RWHP? Did it get dynoed?

Too bad GM doesn't ship a car like this from the factory.

You have drag radials?
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In your original thread on this there was some discussion about maybe redoing the exhaust. Did you opt not to do that mod?
Callaway axle back exhaust was backordered and not available when the car was there.

Going with Corsa X-pipe and Corsa sport exhaust system.
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Old 02-16-2017, 12:07 AM   #26
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^^^Yes that is crank HP.

No I did not dyno the car before and Callaway does not dyno the car afterwards.
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i own a non Z06 Callawsy C7. How in the hell do you get any traction with all that HP. I only have 627 hp and I can't keep the wheels from spinning????
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^^^^Having a bit more tire on the ground than the Stingray helps a bit.
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i own a non Z06 Callawsy C7. How in the hell do you get any traction with all that HP. I only have 627 hp and I can't keep the wheels from spinning????
I was going to ask if he bought himself some nice drag radials...
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Got her back last week and was out of town this past weekend. Had a chance to drive her for a few days and I can say I am very impressed and completely satisfied with the work Callaway did. Big thank you to Chris and all at Callaway in Old Lyme, CT for all their hard work and attention to detail. The power is incredible when you want it but the car still retains all its daily drivability and smoothness. The installation is completely factory looking in every way. No corners are cut and there is an incredible attention to detail with all wiring and routing of hoses done perfectly. You definitely notice more of the supercharger whine and whistle even when casually driving under moderate acceleration. The throttle is very responsive and power is immediate. Haven't launched the car as I don't have 1500 miles on it yet but the acceleration from 30 - 120 is wicked fast.

Here are a few pics after I got her all cleaned up.

I know there are many people who question the cost vs. benefit of the Callaway SC757 package. Those that are skeptical and feel that there are better modifications with higher gains and cheaper cost I recognize you so there is no need to debate that or post these issues in this thread.

cheers!
Beautiful!
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Wicked!
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Two beautiful, but totally different beasts.
I have to ask, which one is more fun to drive? If you don't mind, can you briefly elaborate?
At your convenience.
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^^^ I will as soon as time allows.
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very cool!
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Yes, the folks at Callaway do a great job, and best of all you still maintain your full GM warranty coverage.

Enjoy the new ride!
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Got her back last week and was out of town this past weekend. Had a chance to drive her for a few days and I can say I am very impressed and completely satisfied with the work Callaway did. Big thank you to Chris and all at Callaway in Old Lyme, CT for all their hard work and attention to detail. The power is incredible when you want it but the car still retains all its daily drivability and smoothness. The installation is completely factory looking in every way. No corners are cut and there is an incredible attention to detail with all wiring and routing of hoses done perfectly. You definitely notice more of the supercharger whine and whistle even when casually driving under moderate acceleration. The throttle is very responsive and power is immediate. Haven't launched the car as I don't have 1500 miles on it yet but the acceleration from 30 - 120 is wicked fast.

Here are a few pics after I got her all cleaned up.

I know there are many people who question the cost vs. benefit of the Callaway SC757 package. Those that are skeptical and feel that there are better modifications with higher gains and cheaper cost I recognize you so there is no need to debate that or post these issues in this thread.

cheers!
WOW! The vette looks amazing and the Huracan is not too bad aswell.
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i own a non Z06 Callawsy C7. How in the hell do you get any traction with all that HP. I only have 627 hp and I can't keep the wheels from spinning????
I misread - delete.

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I am really considering this. When I get a chance and can fully explore some roll bar options and can get my car to a track, this would become an easier decision.

Congrats, I love the cut away in the hood.
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Yes the guys at Callaway did a fantastic jop on my C7 Callavette. . Except for a Clattering fuel pump, which they changed, it ran great no problems no overheating just gobs and gobs of power. MotorWeek did a review of the 757. It had the optional Z07 Performance Package. O to 60 2.8 Sec. and they said that the tires were fighting for traction all the way through the quarter-mile.
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Looks awesome. I bet it will sound awesome once you get the corsa exhaust on her!!!!
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