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Old 03-04-2006, 12:42 PM   #1
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Unhappy My car sucks

Hmm, how to start. I rode in my friends 2003 Z06 last night. It has full exhaust (longtubes, off road y, Corsa catback) and a Prochager on 8psi.

He gets on it from 40, hits boost, and INSTANTLY breaks traction. 315/35/18 BF Goodrich drag radials on the back with 18x12 wheels. The car is ridiculously fast. Now it will be VERY difficult for me to ever order parts for the SVTF again. You all may say that the car sucks gas, but he averaged 25mpg on the way here, and on the way home he averaged 28. He said if he drives it hard all the time he still gets 20.

So yeah, my car sucks.


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Old 03-04-2006, 01:37 PM   #2
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stop your crying.....i own a automatic zetec focus that gets 19mpg or less with normal everyday driving, and ive driven plenty of cars that where way faster. Your comparing apples to like not even oranges it more like apples to watermellons.

But if you still think your car sucks, ill take it off your hands for you.
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Old 03-04-2006, 01:41 PM   #3
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Yes, you have nothing over us ATXers!!!!
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Old 03-04-2006, 01:48 PM   #4
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Like comparing a BB gun to an MX missle

The ZO6 sooo pwns me, that's the car that will get me through my midlife crisis. Just a little out of my budget right now.

Oh yeah, your car does suck
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Old 03-04-2006, 01:53 PM   #5
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Don't cry, I feel the same way. I have a Factory Five GTM and whenever I get back in the FOFO I feel like I'm walking. The same with my Saab, it just walks all over the Focus.

I have retired it from any performance ventures and plan on making it a full on show car.

Stupid Ford Motor Company won't give us any good S*** in America.
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Old 03-04-2006, 01:54 PM   #6
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$52,000 MSRP with $8,000 in mods will get you a hella nice car. The Z06 does America proud....
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Old 03-04-2006, 01:56 PM   #7
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The ZO6 sooo pwns me, that's the car that will get me through my midlife crisis. Just a little out of my budget right now.
You too?
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Old 03-05-2006, 01:36 AM   #8
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Dunno why, the Z06 and Vettes in general simply never appealed to me. I guess since C5s are slippin ginto the high teens they are probably the most stock power for the least $$$ but I just can't ever picture buying one.
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I said this earlier in the cars for under $100K, Corvette=best car in world. Besides maybe a Ford GT, there is no car I really want more (concievable level), than a Mustang Cobra convertible with either a stock or aftermarket supercharger and basic bolt ons, or a yellow C5 removable hardtop, 6 spd. with a supercharger and basic boltons.
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I agree with Carrera. Although the Z06 is an outright performer for the money, I just couldn't get myself to chunk down that kinda money for it. Chevy products just don't appeal to me. Never have, and they might one day, who knows. I'd rather ship my car out to ATI and drop a Cobra motor in it instead.
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