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Old 12-13-2012, 05:43 AM   #16
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Well here is what I've gathered so far, in reading up on the C5 Z

-solid motor, no oiling problems
-sounds awesome with Corsa (I love Corsa on Vettes)
-dyno a bit higher than they should for 400hp, 380 at the wheels some people report
-tirerack doesn't list sticky tires for them in the OEM size, thats a big bummer. whats the solution for this?
-interior sure looks good in red
-the stiffening tunnel brace looks like a great mod

Do the cars have any major annoying flaw?

On the drag radials they have, the front tires are a little wider. They work OK on my car. If you're in a parking lot or some place like that and cut the wheel all the way, they may rub some. But drag radials are for the track, so when in the pit, just don't cut the wheels all the way.
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Old 12-20-2012, 12:42 PM   #17
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Well here is what I've gathered so far, in reading up on the C5 Z

-solid motor, no oiling problems
-sounds awesome with Corsa (I love Corsa on Vettes)
-dyno a bit higher than they should for 400hp, 380 at the wheels some people report
-tirerack doesn't list sticky tires for them in the OEM size, thats a big bummer. whats the solution for this?
-interior sure looks good in red
-the stiffening tunnel brace looks like a great mod

Do the cars have any major annoying flaw?
Other than the permanent grin that will be on your face I can think of only one bad problem and that is the occasional busted valve spring resulting in piston to valve contact. Its well reported and can be remedied by purchasing a replacement set of springs for under $200.

Oh yeah, another problem I've heard of a bit less is fuel pumps going bad if you run the car to Empty. I never had an issue with either but I did replace my valve springs and rockers as preventative maintenance.
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