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Old 09-10-2021, 09:04 AM
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Brother-in-law and sister stopped by on their way through town, what an amazing machine, he got tired of the old cars he had and dealing with the issue of keeping them running, he text me and said Im tired of this old chit, gonna sell some and buy a new Vette.....lol and he did





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1000 times better than the old stuff, but no nostalga.


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I would like the C8 for weekly driving. But I would never want to sell my 1968 C3.
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Old 09-10-2021, 10:47 AM
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Agree ^^^^^ Im redoing a 69 427 car
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I always have to do a double-take when I see a C8. Still getting used to the mid-engine look. Seeing more and more of them each day. Hell there were 2 or 3 of them in the parking lot at PBC Shootout week.
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I was amazed how quiet it was at 100................ and the ride is exceptional and plenty of leg room
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Dont forget, this is the "base" vette. I know 495 HP is a lot but the C8 feels like wayyyy more. Its really interesting when you compare 60's muscle at 500HP to 2021 muscle at 500HP. The C8 Z06 is going to be absolutely amazing too assuming they have Porsche in the crosshairs the 0-60 will probably be at 2.2 or below. From the underground videos, it sounds good but NON Chevy push rod sounding. The C8 Z06 Nuremberg lap time is supposedly under 7 seconds (supposedly) [size=13px]You can have the best of both worlds. 750HP LS - This car came out 2-3 years ago from a restomod guy in TN. I always thought it was an amazing piece.[/size]


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There is a guy that has a shop around the corner from my shop that does the restomod vettes, C1-C3's. It is amazing how good they look still after all these years. I like them better then the stock look.

https://www.undercoverrestorations.com/past-projects

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Dont forget, this is the "base" vette. I know 495 HP is a lot but the C8 feels like wayyyy more. Its really interesting when you compare 60's muscle at 500HP to 2021 muscle at 500HP. The C8 Z06 is going to be absolutely amazing too assuming they have Porsche in the crosshairs the 0-60 will probably be at 2.2 or below. From the underground videos, it sounds good but NON Chevy push rod sounding. The C8 Z06 Nuremberg lap time is supposedly under 7 seconds (supposedly) [size=13px]You can have the best of both worlds. 750HP LS - This car came out 2-3 years ago from a restomod guy in TN. I always thought it was an amazing piece.[/size]

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I found this one for the Brother in law, it had 4 miles on it, one other guy drove 5 hrs and another guy flew in from LA to buy the car when Jason was loading in in the trailer.....lol they were kinda pissed. they are detuned 30% out of the gate til 500 miles.........shifts at the limiter 6200.....I might need one of these..................those resto mod's pull big money if done right some up to 200k
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They are really quick from a start. I'm pushing close to 800 in good weather with my Hellcat and they're a mother to have to deal with on the street. Highway/roll is another thing. Sweet cars and I love the mid-engine setup... if I had the need for a two-seater sports car, I'd most surely have one. I'll take mine in any color so long as it's black.
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