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CORVETTE TODAY #164 - My Trip To The Amelia Island Concours

In March of this year, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, attended the unveiling of the three 1960 Cunningham Corvettes from Le Mans at the Amelia Island Concours. Steve recaps his weekend at Amelia Island and all the events that took place during the show!;
The Cunningham Corvettes were the hit of the entire weekend and you'll hear about the whole story on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
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Sigala Back As MECF Venodr

What is new? For MECF members, has developed a new customer communications system, trained more staff, and with some inducements is committed to providing your products along their stated completion timelines.
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CORVETTE TODAY #163 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late May 2023

Recognizing Memorial Day, there is still a lot of news coming out in the world of Corvette! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back on the show with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to detail all the important things happening with America's Sports Car.;
Here are a few of the topics covered by Steve and Keith on this week's show:
1. Engineers are spotted in what we think is the C8 ZR1 prototype
2. We have two new E-Ray videos available
3. New Z06 allocations went out in the middle of this month (May 2023)
4. The National Corvette Museum names a new Marketing Director
5. Australia recalls the 2022 C8 Corvette for being too loud
6. Did GM's Instagram page give us a C9 Corvette preview?
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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

2023 Corvette Brochure:
E-Ray Visualizer:
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors:
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 Order Guide:
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual:; and,
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer:
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide:
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer:
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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Blown C5Z Or New C7Z?

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  • Blown C5Z Or New C7Z?

    Hey everyone! I currently own a stock c5z with 53,000 miles. It’s more or less my daily driver. C7Z prices have been dropping like crazy and I’m thinking it may be time to upgrade.

    Option 1: A&A supercharger kit on C5Z. Cost about $8500 including install and tune. Good for about 500 - 600 HP. Drove one right before I purchased my current Z. Extremely fun to drive. vidmate mobdro The kit is smog legal which is great because I live in California. I am a little concerned about breaking components and long term reliability with an upgrade like this. I know for certain I will need to upgrade the clutch almost immediately.

    Option 2: Sell C5Z and purchase new C7Z. They’re beautiful and built to handle that much power. I would buy new or as new as possible so longevity and possible warranty are a plus. Interior and everything else is much nicer. I think I’m less likely to get bored of this car in the next 5 or more years of ownership.

    Last edited by EthanWalter; 06-03-2019, 09:57 AM.

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    Welcome to the site Ethan, option 2 sure sounds like the best idea to me . Click image for larger version

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Ssscooter66 View Post
      Welcome to the site Ethan, option 2 sure sounds like the best idea to me . Click image for larger version

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      What he said!
      There is a madness to my method!
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      • #4
        Option two will work flawlessly fir many years...

        option one is better fir weekend toy...when you increase hp 50 percent with a blower eventually issues pop up over time.

        Factory high performance vehicles are usually flawless while aftermarket efforts tend to have small niggling issues that pop up at inopportune times and there isnt a matter of money ..its a question of factory research and development that creates a better high performance vehicle.

        ive done the mod thing in the past and it invariably becomes a pain in the butt.

        my vote , my opinion is sell the beautiful c5 z06 and buy a manual c7 z06.

        good luck deciding,


        • #5
          Ethan, welcome aboard. Glad you joined us. You have proposed two excellent options. Only suggestion I have, any may well have done this already, is not to invest one more dollar in your C5Z until you have driven a C7. If after driving a C7, you choose to go your option # 1, that would be an excellent choice.

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          • #6
            If you haven't, drive the C7. I think that will make up your mind very quickly. The C7 is superior to the C5 in every objective way.
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            • #7
              like everyone has said if you are going to drive more than a little bit on some weekends, go with the c7.