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ZO6 Decision

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How long did it take everyone to decide on purchasing a ZO6, whether it was a 01' or an 02'?

Originally, I had decided on buying a 01' Torch Red coupe with Torch Red interior. After I finished putting all of the options that I wanted on it, which included the 1SC package, BSM's, high polished rims, both the color matched and the glass top, and the 6 speed transmission, this C5 coupe was at almost $47K. It only had 350HP and 375 FT/LBS. of Torque. I originally liked the lines of the coupe, especially the fastback design but the ZO6 lines kind of grew on me.

Lucky for me, the dealer had sold the car without letting me know because it took over 20 weeks for them to tell me that the car was finally at the dealership.

I guess that that was the biggest blessing because all of those weeks of waiting for the C5 made me want the ZO6 a lot more.

Price wise, it was only a difference of about $4K.

Well, after thatbad experienc with a dealer, my confidence with dealerships went straight down the drain. This caused me to wait a while before ordering my ZO6.

I then started hearing rumors about the 02' ZO6 which prompted me to wait a little bit longer before ordering the ZO6.

Finlly, on June 20th, the rumors finally became a reality and I sure am glad that I waited until now to order this car.

So, what made you decide on gettng the ZO6?
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What's up with that?
A Corvette is all you need, less weight, less cylinders, less cost, more FUN.
What's wrong???
Nobody else wants to disclose how they came to the decision of buying a ZO6?
Everybody who has responded until now have all had good and justified reasons for getting this great car.

That's the same question that I ask all of my friends that are constantly drooling over the Viper.
I don't see any justified reason for picking the much more expensive Viper over the ZO6. I also have driven the Viper and I feel that it is extremely uncomfortable and the transmission is kind of a pain in the ass. On te other hand, the ZO6 is the perfect sports cr in my eyes.
Except for the seats....and the audio the oil consuption, which is supposedley being fixed for the 02' ZO6.
The seats aren't supportive enough and the audio system needs a little moe...UMPH!!!
Some cars have an oil consumption problem bt it looks like the problems seem to be going away for the 01' owners and that the problem shoouldn't even arise in the 02' ZO6.

On 2001-06-27 00:08, Zoomin spewed forth this drivel:
I went to the dealer this last weekend with the intent to buy a coupe. He had the black coupe and the Z06 side by side in the showroom. I was talking with the owner, and he flat asked me what I would offer to take the Z06. I said $500 over invoice and he took it! Talk about fate!

My last Vette was a 96LT4 which I bought at a considerable discount. I've been waiting for the C5's to settle in price, and now it's happening big time. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
$500 over invoice,
that would put you at about $44K,
that was a great deal man.
Maybe, the guys with orders on 02' can get the same price.
Great motive for buying this car guys, /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif
better check the garage again, just to make sure some asshole hasn't stolen it./phpBB/images/smiles/icon_frown.gif
I hate those idiots that think that life is easy./phpBB/images/smiles/icon_frown.gif
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It looks like we share the same tastes in color combinations. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif D /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
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I like the Electron Blue but I too am not all that crazy about it.

I prefer Red, Black, Quicksilver, MY, and EB.
In that order. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif
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Torch Red with Modified Torch Red Interior.
First mods will be the Halltech TRIC Red and Black carbon fiber with titanium. Next, will be the audio system, 2 amps and 4 subwoofers, not like those Rice Burners though. A few interior mods wll come next, folowed by .................... /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif
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Does everybody see the last post that I posted twice.

This is the fourth time that this has happened.
Thanks Frank,

Why does that happen?
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