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1990 ZR1 or Buick Grand National ???????

Old 01-21-2009, 07:04 PM
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Now that I own a Solstice GXP, I've figured out why an auto may be the better choice in a turbo car.
Every time you release the throttle to grab the next gear, you lose all the boost. Kinda sucks.
What about this? Did you know about it?

GM Stage Kit offers No-Lift-Shift for LNF

I feel both autos and manuals have their place with a turbo.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:13 PM
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What about this? Did you know about it?

GM Stage Kit offers No-Lift-Shift for LNF

I feel both autos and manuals have their place with a turbo.
I absolutely know about the new GM tune. And I plan to get it.

But if someone were to put a stick in a GN, there would not be a No Lift Shift feature for it.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:15 PM
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ZR1 without a doubt, although I do like the GNs.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:17 PM
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:25 PM
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I'd take the ZR1, if I have a toy, it's gotta be a stick and handle well.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:25 PM
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I hear ya Malice.

I don't think I could ever own a Corvette, no matter how rich I was.
I don't feel like a Corvette person. There's a certain something about a Corvette owner and I don't think I'm that kind of person.

Well, I could probably own a '69 ragtop, big block, 4-spd, with air. That would be cool.
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This sums it up well, although I would be happy with a mid-year (63-67) Corvette, but I would definitely drive it the way it was meant to be driven, which would put me at odds with the typical Corvette owner.
I'm glad you guys see it my way. I'm sure there are nice corvette guys out there somewhere, but I've never met one personally. THey all have the same attributes:

-corvette hat/jacket
-really ugly signifigant other
-no power mods/usually no mods at all
-refuse to race, even at the track
-talk down on camaro guys, even though they refuse to race.
-drive well below the speed limit
etc... etc....

I didn't figure out the "corvette guy" mentality until AFTER i had bought a C5, and I hated driving that car from then on. I ended up selling it out of spite.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:40 PM
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I'd take the Grand National.
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:43 PM
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88 GNX with t-top
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Old 01-21-2009, 07:45 PM
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GN for me
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Old 01-21-2009, 08:55 PM
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ZR1 hands down--it was King of the Hill for the day. I heard one at an autocross once......most amazing engine sounds I have ever heard.
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Old 01-21-2009, 09:14 PM
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88 GNX with t-top
you would have a one of a kind!


i'd take my '85. less made, and yet not even the buick guys really care about them because they came from the factory without an intercooler.

i love the gn interior, its comfortable!

my 4.1 liter block and TE63 turbo produces 545ish rwhp, with as much torque, and still manages 22mpg highway with 93 octane.

not many people know what a GN is, when the car was on the road (mine hasnt been driven in a couple years) i got lots of 'nice monte' comments, which get really old, but its still nice to have that sleeper aura about the car.

im really not a fan of any C4, i've driven a couple and theyre way too uncomfortable, and look very dated.
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Old 01-21-2009, 09:17 PM
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GN...Even though i allready had an 85.
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Old 01-21-2009, 11:25 PM
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Buick for me. It's just menacing looking. That, and a lot of people still don't know what a "Buick" can do.
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