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Is it worth upgrading the C6 to make it fast? or just sell and get a C6 Z06

Old 07-24-2017, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by doomi View Post
I've added CAI, ported throttle body, headers, exhaust, and tune to bring it closer to the Z06 performance. For a while that satiated me as I'm closing in on Z06 territory, but then I think where I'd be if I did those mods to the LS7 instead of the LS3.
That's why I just did the blower. I knew if I was just going to do bolt ons I d go z06.
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Old 07-24-2017, 03:39 PM
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Many modders never stop modding until they do which is also when they tire of the car. There is always another mod to eke another two-tenths out of the quarter to try.

I've seen this in myself in bike modding. I finally stop, tire of the bike and then sell at a loss because my dream mods aren't my buyer's dream mods.
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Old 07-25-2017, 02:57 AM
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If you want the car to be faster at the track, meaning road course, get some better rubber, brakes, and go to driving school.
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Old 07-25-2017, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by JerriVette View Post

If it were me? I'd buy a 2006 model's one year before the 15 cars casting problems on the ls7 heads...which occurred in 2007..

Just buy a 2006 c6 z06..they cost less...and keep it factory stock...these cars are way faster than most of our mod money is driver education...
I disagree on getting an '06 Z06. I'd say the 2008+ are the best Z06's to get, because they got the upgraded transmission and upgraded steering rack which is more precise.

Also GM claims the heads were limited to '07 and '08 cars, but there are owners on this forum who have Z06's outside of this year range and have experienced the same issues.

Anyway, whether you go C6 Z51 or Z06 is up to you. The LS3 takes boost better than the LS7 does, so if you're trying to go to very high HP levels, you might be better off with a LS3 equipped car. If you're fine with bolt-ons and want to focus on suspension and handling, perhaps the Z06 is a better base to start on.
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Old 07-25-2017, 02:15 PM
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I like verts so I bought this with 10K on it... here is the thread I started when I was thinking...thinking of selling... Hit this thread to see specs ThreadLink

Here is what she looks like as of a few days ago

2005 Supercharged C6 Convertible w/GYEON coating

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Skip the ZO6 and get a ZR1.
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