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Old 05-05-2013, 06:34 PM   #1
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Default Finally!! got my dream car

I decided in 2005 to buy a corvette picked out the C5 as the best pick for me.
I saved my money hit a few snags along the way, but finally purchased a 2001 NBM here is a list of mods.


Engine
LS6 Longblock with less than 50K miles
England Green Whiplash II cam
.660 lift double valvesprings
hardened pushrods
Custom tune
Vararam intake with K&N filter
LG Long Tube headers & X pipe
Z06 Ti Cat back

Drivetrain
Hurst short shifter
M12 Z06 transmission by RPM level V
Monster Level 4 clutch kit
Tick adjustable master cylinder
New torque tube bushings and bearings.
RPM level 3 diff with 3.90 gear.
Z06 shocks

Exterior
MCM Carbon Fiber hood, painted to match
Black housing corner lamps with LED switchbacks
6000K HID headlight kit (in stock housings)
Rear brake duct vents
Z06 Wheels w/ Nitto DRs in rear, and NT05s in front
TPMS sensors installed
Slotted front and rear rotors
Interior
2005 C6 tan leather seats
rear storage tray
C6 shift ****

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Old 05-05-2013, 06:39 PM   #2
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Congrats on the purchase!! Now PICS OR BAN Jay
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:47 PM   #3
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:52 PM   #4
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Beautiful! Congratulations and I wish you many miles of smiles.
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:59 PM   #5
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Beautiful looking ride and some nice mods.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:00 PM   #6
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Beautiful! Congratulations and I wish you many miles of smiles.
Thanks. The picture is showing up right?
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:00 PM   #7
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Beautiful looking ride and some nice mods.
Thank you sir you helped me years ago when I decided I wanted a Vette.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:14 PM   #8
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First mod has GOT to be new rims...those are Hideous! lol nice car
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:18 PM   #9
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:30 PM   #10
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First mod has GOT to be new rims...those are Hideous! lol nice car
I don't think they are showing up right on the pic they are C5 ZO6 wheels.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:34 PM   #11
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Congrats on buying your dream car!!!

The car is nicely moded & looks very good. The hood & Z06 wheels look good on it.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:42 PM   #12
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:46 PM   #13
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Congrats.
Glad you were able to make your dream a reality
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:47 PM   #14
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I don't think they are showing up right on the pic they are C5 ZO6 wheels.
I think he's just messing with ya
Welcome to the C5 world
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:49 PM   #15
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Congrats; Looksd like you have a nice ride
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:51 PM   #16
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Congrats! Best of luck with her.

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Great looking car!
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:26 PM   #18
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Thank you so much everybody I will need all of your help along the way for advice.
It's got a few things that need to be fixed to get it where I want it.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:32 PM   #19
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Not another C5 with COLOR!!!!! They keep popping up all the TIME!!!!!

Blue color at that!!!!

BTW, Congrats and welcome to the circus!
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