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OK guys, I'm thinking of getting a C5.

Right now I own a '90 5.0 Mustang GT convertable. Prior "performance" cars were a '95 Cobra Convertable, and an '85 RX-7 GSL-SE.

I want the Vette because the Mustang really isn't a sports car. It's a muscle car. I want a sports car. I like handling. Plus my Stang is a heavy, rattly ox-cart riding POS. Sounds awesome tho, and has fun low-end torque. I love how its looks too... tough.

My old RX-7 was prolly the funnest car I've owned. It weighed around 2500 lbs.

I also love pop-up headlights. Dunno, there's just something about them.


So, my questions are:

1. What do you love about your C5?

2. What annoys you, or wish you could change about the C5?

3. What are the "essential" mods with the C5?

4. What do you wish you DIDN'T do to your C5?

Thanks,
Ian
 

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1. every thing
2. nothing
3. every thing
4 nothing

Hope this helps...:D
 

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OK guys, I'm thinking of getting a C5.

Right now I own a '90 5.0 Mustang GT convertable. Prior "performance" cars were a '95 Cobra Convertable, and an '85 RX-7 GSL-SE.

I want the Vette because the Mustang really isn't a sports car. It's a muscle car. I want a sports car. I like handling. Plus my Stang is a heavy, rattly ox-cart riding POS. Sounds awesome tho, and has fun low-end torque. I love how its looks too... tough.

My old RX-7 was prolly the funnest car I've owned. It weighed around 2500 lbs.

I also love pop-up headlights. Dunno, there's just something about them.


So, my questions are:

1. What do you love about your C5?

2. What annoys you, or wish you could change about the C5?

3. What are the "essential" mods with the C5?

4. What do you wish you DIDN'T do to your C5?

Thanks,
Ian

Ian
1. I love everything about my C5
2. The only thing that annoys me is the weather when it's bad, cuz that's means the top is up.
3. Windows, wheels, exhaust and anything else the budget allows.
4. Absolutely NOTHING!
 

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Haha ok. I thought he was getting a little extreme there, as in buying the thinner (lighter) windows. Kinda a lot of work and $ to save like 5 lbs.
 

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1. What do you love about your C5?I love the looks and ease of working on her. DC provides a ton of tech info

2. What annoys you, or wish you could change about the C5?Modding it is addictive and I can't stop myself :smack

3. What are the "essential" mods with the C5?CAI, Long tubes, Tune

4. What do you wish you DIDN'T do to your C5?I wish I would have never started any of it because now I can't stop :devil:
 

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1. What do you love about your C5?
The looks, power, performance, and right "now"....the fuel economy. (Daily Driver)
2. What annoys you, or wish you could change about the C5?
The fact that the factory side terminal battery leaks.
3. What are the "essential" mods with the C5?
For me, tint, lower stance, and gel cell battery.
4. What do you wish you DIDN'T do to your C5?
Hit that damn raccoon.:bang
 

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1. every thing
2. nothing
3. every thing
4 nothing

Oh... muscling Ford Mustangs around. That is hilarious.
 

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I've honestly never seen this. Not saying it's not possible, but why do ya'll always drive so slow?!
Simple, nothing to prove. J/K

I have had mine for 7 years and love it. the only problems is the mod bug, price of parts, and the seats are low grade materials. Other than that, for the price you cant ask for anything more.
Its nice to spend small amount of money on a cam and produce over 400RWHP. Even longtubes and CAI make a huge improvement. :thumbsup:
 

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Having been a previous Mustang owner, I appreciate your questions...this is my first Vette and I've only had it for a year. I've had 4 Cobras and a few GTs prior to that.

1. What do you love about your C5?

Everything...seriously!

2. What annoys you, or wish you could change about the C5?

I honestly wish mine wasn't an Indy Pace Car replica...I'd rather it have solid black interior and red, white or yellow exterior. I bought it because I got a GREAT deal on it! I'm still VERY happy with it...just wish it were a bit more subtle in appearance. I'm not really an "in your face" kinda guy..

3. What are the "essential" mods with the C5?

CAI, longtubes, nice cat-back system and a tune...

4. What do you wish you DIDN'T do to your C5?

So far...nothing....but I haven't done that much - CAI, cat-back system, cold air screens, hood seal, tail light seals...SO MUCH more to do...as listed above...and then some!
 

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Thanks for the replies.

Did any C5's come with RED interior? And preferrably black exterior?

Does anybody here feel the need to modify the suspension, beyond a slight lowering? I don't see alot of suspension mods available for the Vette. Perhaps it just doesn't need them...? Sorry I'm used to the Mustang where you have to spend $5000 on parts to get anywhere even remotely kinda close to a Vette in handling. And then the ride is so rough you want to scream.

I do hear people talking about beefing up the rear end. What is involved in this?
 
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