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hello, new to the forums and been seriously considering a Z. my question is how much do you guys get noticed? if a viper drives by people's chin drops and they talk about how fast that car must be. the basic consumer doesnt know that the z06 is right there with it if not better in a lot of categories, (excluding price). do people know your Z's arent normal vettes? what about those of you with mods? what mods made it clear this vette is in a world class league? im guessing if you throw new heads/exhaust it becomes so aggressive sounding people get a hint.
 

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Naaah, nobody notices. Oh the girls all look, then they see it's an old fart and look away....
 

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I think that when people look over they don't expect to see someone my age (27) driving a Z. They probably think it's "daddy's car" :lol: My girlfriend gets plenty of looks though when she drives it. Than again she could be driving a bus and still get looks :lol: :thumb:
 

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A few people glance on the road, usually at traffic lights. Then I notice the chatter starts more when they see a 27 year old that looks 24 driving it.

Most of the folks at work think my Z is the same as one of the director's C6 (both are taxi cab yellow...). For some reason they don't see the black air ducts on the side or the hide away headlights on mine and not on the C6 I park behind.

I bought it for my pleasure anyhow so let the people think what they think. Fiance got a ring in January and I got my Z in Dec so we're both happy!!!
 

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I think that when people look over they don't expect to see someone my age (27) driving a Z. They probably think it's "daddy's car" :lol: My girlfriend gets plenty of looks though when she drives it. Than again she could be driving a bus and still get looks :lol: :thumb:
Yep right with you. They see me and they definitely think its daddy's car. Im 21 but look younger. And ditto about the GF. If it was her car, she could prob get any guy out there.
 

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People that know what they are looking at will break their necks. But most people think civics are fast. :crazy:
If thats what you're after, buy a viper.
 

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Cave Man, gotta agree. I just wanted that balls to the wall performance, who cares if they are lookin at ya. Actually I'd rather blend in and not be noticed. Easier to get a little spunky once in a while.
 

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Once I get 'er rollin', all they see is the rear end and hear the rumble sound of the LG's/Cam/PRT's gradually disappear. :thumb:

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Naaah, nobody notices. Oh the girls all look, then they see it's an old fart and look away....
That pretty well covers it for me. Z06's are a dime a dozen in the Fort Lauderdale area. :cheers:


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Zrod said:
Actually I'd rather blend in and not be noticed. Easier to get a little spunky once in a while.

:yeadog: The car doesn't stand out but, the noise does attract attention so, I try to blend in as much as possible...I don't want any undue attention from the police. :)
 

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It's kind of funny...I get more looks and upped thumbs in my 1979 Trans Am than I do when driving the Z. But if I see another T/A when I'm cruisin' Burt Reynolds style do you think there's a wave? Not even a glance...however the commradery/ wave of the Vette guys (new and old) is one of the greatest feelings when driving the Z.
 

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brozzi said:
hello, new to the forums and been seriously considering a Z. my question is how much do you guys get noticed?
The stripes on the Z16 Lemans Blue CE seem to attract the attention of "people who don't know" more than a solid color Z06. Especially cops.

I got a warning ticket for 65 in a 45, on a curve under a bridge at night in my town. Valentines only go so far. The cop had a big grin when he wrote "405 HP" in the license plate number box. I said, "Thank you, I guess the mercy rule is now off". :lol:
 

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The Z06/Z16 is pretty distinctive and is not a "blend in" kinda ride,throw in some Borla's and you are not getting anywhere unnoticed :z:
 

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Depending on what part of the country, and what state you live in I dont get noticed like a viper would. You can see a C5 every day. People who know performance cars know what I drive. I dont really care to be noticed. I drive the car for me.
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Depending on what part of the country, and what state you live in I dont get noticed like a viper would. You can see a C5 every day. People who know performance cars know what I drive. I dont really care to be noticed. I drive the car for me.
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Very well put :thumb: Agree totally, makes me smile, that's all that matters. :z:

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They can here me coming, I get alot of compliments cause its a loud b :cen: :cool:

Also they see me driving, 45 years young.

They say it must be daddys car. :lol:
 

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Hard to miss .(that can be good or bad depending on circumstances..... :sneaky: )

 
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