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Old 04-13-2018, 11:43 PM
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What do you guys think of a 2015 Z28? What is a fair price for a MINT one? under 3k miles?
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Old 04-14-2018, 02:21 PM
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Very special Camaros and a well packaged street/road race car. It’s one of those cars which is better than most of its owners will ever be. If you appreciate road feel and input feedback, there is no stock Camaro which will communicate with you like this car. If your looking for a soft, quiet and isolated driver, then not the car for you.

More gear whine and vibrations are standard as well.

The LS7 engines are awesome overall ( they do have their issues) and are easily upgradeable to much more power naturally aspirated.

As far as value. While some don’t care, the a/c option carries a premium and is much easier to resell. No issues low mile A/C cars seem to be selling in the low to mid $40s range.
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Old 04-14-2018, 02:29 PM
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Thank you great feedback!
What kind of upgrades do you recommend
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Old 04-15-2018, 11:51 PM
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I like to add character via HP. Here is a pump gas LS7 we engineered with Wegner back in 2008.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ7asi7K-58
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Very special Camaros and a well packaged street/road race car. Itís one of those cars which is better than most of its owners will ever be. If you appreciate road feel and input feedback, there is no stock Camaro which will communicate with you like this car. If your looking for a soft, quiet and isolated driver, then not the car for you.

More gear whine and vibrations are standard as well.

The LS7 engines are awesome overall ( they do have their issues) and are easily upgradeable to much more power naturally aspirated.

As far as value. While some donít care, the a/c option carries a premium and is much easier to resell. No issues low mile A/C cars seem to be selling in the low to mid $40s range.
Could you expand a little on what issues they have? Thanks.
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Old 04-16-2018, 01:33 PM
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Could you expand a little on what issues they have? Thanks.
Mark, not speaking for Stefano but i have owned two and really the only issue mechanically is the lifter problem which is not new on the LS7. I know quite a few folks with Z's with relatively high mileage and can state it's pretty much an anamoly . Of the few times guys who experience that have just come off track after an overrev they don't admit to. They are spartan, both in ride quality and ergonomics. The Trofeo's tramline as they are pretty much a track tire, most people put on Cup 4's or Bridgestone's which makes the car more civil for street driving. Amazing parts bin cars never be another like them and currentely value priced IMO. Mid/low forties for a nice one with AC and 3k miles in black or white, slightly more for red sliver, grey.

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Old 04-16-2018, 02:42 PM
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Thanks for that synopsis. I can appreciate the one-focus of the Z's but not sure I'd be able to daily one but they are pretty cool.
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Old 04-16-2018, 05:44 PM
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Thanks for that synopsis. I can appreciate the one-focus of the Z's but not sure I'd be able to daily one but they are pretty cool.
Biggest reason people got out of these quickly was ride quality. The DSSV's are an amazing shock, but unless your frame of reference was track cars most would find it very harsh for a daily.
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Biggest reason people got out of these quickly was ride quality. The DSSV's are an amazing shock, but unless your frame of reference was track cars most would find it very harsh for a daily.
Do you have one? If so would love your thoughts?
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Old 04-16-2018, 07:27 PM
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Do you have one? If so would love your thoughts?
Yes, i had/have owned two. Incredibly visceral car to drive..aesthetics on them are superior to the gen 6 IMO. They are analog throwbacks to the purpose built cars we all lust over on here. They are for minimalists who love pure performance. GM shot themselves in the foot making too many while simultaneously releasing the Z06, most folks bought the vette for another 10k and these languished on lot's for in some cases years. They are a great value at current levels IMO and have some hallmarks of future collectibility going for them. Some of those being their own VIN, low production, factory CCB's and a 427 that hasn't come in a line built camaro since 1969. The RPO alone was well over double the window sticker on a nicely equipped SS, eerily reminiscent of the 69 ZL1. They won back to back Continental Tire endurance championships in 2014& 15,so the race history is certainly there too. You hardly ever see them on the road, and i live in L.A. Think the bottom is pretty much in on them as a gen 6Z is fading with every day. You might turn the same lap times as a gen 6 1LE for like money, but it will never have the cache of the Z. All JMHO.
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