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Old 05-13-2019, 01:37 PM
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Took a coworker out for lunch on the C5 and I have to admit it's the first time I feel it kinda slow doing a pull. I must be getting used to the power and the extra weight felt like an anchor. I weight 200lbs and my coworker easily weighs 250+. I felt my pull took forever, even 1st gear felt long. He was still impressed, but secretly I felt so slow...

Not looking for answers or anything, just a shoulder to cry on.
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Get a C-7
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Old 05-13-2019, 01:48 PM
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Time for an upgrade.
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Get a C-7
Without a passenger, I've pulled on stock C7 stingray's. I love my cammed N/A C5 but man, it does not like heavy passengers lol.

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Time for an upgrade.
I know right? I need to start becoming content...at least that's what my wallet, savings, and future financial goals would say if they could talk.
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Old 05-13-2019, 02:00 PM
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C 7 then C 8 then C 9 mod mod mod it NEVER ends !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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You never shoulda shared those thoughts here...gonna cost ya $ now.
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Old 05-13-2019, 02:06 PM
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I know right? I need to start becoming content...at least that's what my wallet, savings, and future financial goals would say if they could talk.
I hear ya. It's tough to dump money into toys, but there's worse things to spend it on. That's how I justify my spending, anyway.
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I hear ya. It's tough to dump money into toys, but there's worse things to spend it on. That's how I justify my spending, anyway.
better than drugs ??????
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I hope she put out.
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Old 05-13-2019, 03:25 PM
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better than drugs ??????
Exactly. Or women.
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Originally Posted by turabo87 View Post
Without a passenger, I've pulled on stock C7 stingray's. I love my cammed N/A C5 but man, it does not like heavy passengers lol.
But that's any car. Get some skinny friends.
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Originally Posted by Verrückt ZR1 View Post
I hear ya. It's tough to dump money into toys, but there's worse things to spend it on. That's how I justify my spending, anyway.
Tough to spend money on our toys? You are in the wrong game & on the wrong forum
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Originally Posted by BlackHellcat View Post
Tough to spend money on our toys? You are in the wrong game & on the wrong forum
That centrifugal blower on your avatar is looking sexy....but I must keep reminding myself "Thou shall not covet forum member's centrifugal blowers".
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Old 05-13-2019, 04:42 PM
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It's tough to dump money into toys
Sweet baby jebus, I need THAT problem!!!!!!! ...because I have NO trouble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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My C5 feels like a F-15 after driving my wife's Trax. Drive a slow car for a bit and come back to us.
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Sweet baby jebus, I need THAT problem!!!!!!! ...because I have NO trouble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I only meant that it's a tough pill to swallow. Lol. I'm as guilty as the rest of ya, if not more so.
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For a fraction of the cost of a new ride you can fix your problem with a nice supercharger install. A great power maker with tons of grunt, dependable as the day is long, retains all your driveability and you don't have to tear into the innards of your perfectly good LS motor. I can just about guarantee it will put a smile on your face and fix that "slowness" feeling. Best wishes!
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Old 05-17-2019, 03:10 AM
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I think a diet would just be cheaper lol.
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Old 05-17-2019, 08:43 AM
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I had a similar experience this week. Saw a friend out at lunch. He saw my car and wanted a ride so I took him for a quick spin. He is big and tall probably 225+. It didn't feel the same mashing it in 2nd gear, seemed like it took longer to get the revs up. He was loving it and very impressed, I felt like there was something missing.
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