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Old 07-02-2014, 04:14 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

reading since almost a year now passively. Time to say hello now

I´m 35 years old and addicted to american muscle/sports cars since i was a child. Our former neighbour drove a Corvette C3 and an old camaro.

Two years ago i fullfilled a desire: I bought my first Corvette

I really love that car!

My second season with the car right now. It was on of the first C6 z06 in europe. Bought that car from first hand in a shape like fresh out of the plant.

Upgrades since then:

Forgestar CF10 in 19/20
Tikt full carbon racing seats with Tikt seat console
Halltech Superbee
Corsa Catback
ZR1 Rear spoiler from rpi
Tune on dyno

Cheers,
René
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Old 07-02-2014, 07:26 AM   #2
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Congrats on your beautiful Z and welcome to the forum!
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Old 07-02-2014, 09:09 AM   #3
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Welcome to CF. Very nice!!!!!!!
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Old 07-02-2014, 11:48 AM   #4
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Hallo René! I was just in Germany for a month picking up 3 new Mercedes Benz. I drove through 6 countries. I saw a few Vettes and about 5 C6s. I saw a yellow C6 going the other way, might have been yours. Congrats on the Corvette. I liked Germany, and some of my family lives there too. I have family in Denmark, Germany, England, and the Netherlands.


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Old 07-02-2014, 01:44 PM   #5
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Old 07-02-2014, 07:20 PM   #6
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Nice looking ride. Welcome!
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Old 07-03-2014, 12:25 AM   #7
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Welcome to the forum from So Cal !!!
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:18 PM   #8
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Default OPTIMA Presents Corvette of the Week: Z06 Fever Spreads in Europe

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Maybe it's just me, but the majority of expat Corvettes I've seen in Europe are C6 Z06s painted Velocity Yellow. It's like a C6 Z06 had way too much fun spreading its seed on a wild Euro trip back in '06, and then nine months later, a bunch of other Velocity Yellow Z06s started popping up around the continent.

Maybe this Corvette of the Week was the car that started Z06 fever in Europe. This 2006 Z06 was one of the first Z06s in Europe, according to "Rene_Z06", this 'Vette's owner. René bought this car two years ago. Since then, he's added some choice upgrades:

Forgestar CF10 wheels - 19" front/20" rear
TIKT full-carbon racing seats with TIKT center console
Halltech Super Bee ram air induction
Corsa Cat-Back exhaust
ZR1 rear spoiler from RPI

As if it wasn't enough of a formidable contender in the European market in stock form, now this Frankfurt 'Vette can show those Porsches and Audis how we get down in these United States.

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Old 07-03-2014, 03:31 PM   #9
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Hi Manuel,

many thanks. Appreciate that a german based Vette has become Vette of the week.

Thank you all for the warm welcome on the board.

Cheers
René
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:41 PM   #10
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Welcome to the Forum.. Love the seats
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looks fantastic...Im of German Heritage, father born in Berlin, Mother in Hamburg and my name is a famous German name...Heinz....lol. I also have a 07 Velocity Yellow Z06...i was wondering if you could give details about your rims...i know they are 19/20 combo but wondering widths and tire brand/size used....
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Welcome to the forum from Indy!
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Old 07-09-2014, 01:30 AM   #13
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Guten Morgen Mr. Heinz ;-)

I'm running 285/30 front and 335/25 rear Michelin Sport Cups.

Works fine. No issues with electronic. Stable >190 mph on German Autobahn.

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Hi Manuel,

many thanks. Appreciate that a german based Vette has become Vette of the week.

Thank you all for the warm welcome on the board.

Cheers
René
Glad to be of service, René. Cheers, m8!
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