Corvette Crew: C5 Z06 convertible v. poser?

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  1. Ruiner

    Ruiner Evil Inside

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    I saw this on the way home today. I know that Chevy made no C5 Z06 convertibles from the factory, but I know that a few after-market "conversions" were made after the fact. Perhaps this is one, perhaps it isn't. I dunno. That is not the impression that I got when I questioned the guy:

    me - "Chevy never made a C5 Z06 convertible..."

    him - "They do now!"

    Maybe it is legit, but I highly doubt it. :dunno: Anyone on OT notice anything that would show that it was originally a C5 Z06 vs a C5?


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  2. Ruiner

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    Nobody in the OT Vette crew? Someone let me know, damnit!
     
  3. FusionZ06

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    Looks legit to me...
     
  4. whoismrskantz

    whoismrskantz Active Member

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    :rofl: at driver




    that thing was never a C5 Z06
     
  5. Ruiner

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    aslkdfjdlk;sjfda

    You serious?
     
  6. Bloody Sunday

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    looks legit
     
  7. Bloody Sunday

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    except that looks like an aftermarket front bumper
     
  8. Ronald McFondle

    Ronald McFondle Hey gook, just listen

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  9. Ruiner

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    Oh yeah. The driver didn't lead any credibility to the fact of what he was driving...,
     
  10. Ruiner

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    Well, I mean, it wouldn't be "hard" to just stick a few badges on a C5 Convertible and throw on an after-market bumper. :dunno: Put on some Z06 wheels and there ya go... :dunno:
     
  11. BigBronco

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    Highly doubt that it is a real z06, although Caravaggio did a conversion as well as a targa top too.
     
  12. Taldir

    Taldir Ask me about GasWatch!

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    Fake 100%.
     
  13. glen5839

    glen5839 LS1 Elitist Prick Mod Super Moderator

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    GM has never made a production convertible Z06 to the best of my knowledge. Caravaggio made the only ones I've ever seen and those are pretty distinct.



    He's lying.
     
  14. FusionZ06

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    Z06 Seats, Brake Ducts, front mesh, z06 brakes, z06 badges are in the wrong spot though...too low.
     
  15. Ruiner

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    Yeah, but do you think that this guy got it or bought one? :dunno:
     
  16. Agave

    Agave God bless America, and no place else.

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    that's not a conversion, it's a c5 vert with a badly placed z06 badge stuck on it
     
  17. Agave

    Agave God bless America, and no place else.

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    your knowledge does not fail you. they never did.
     
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    Look at my badge location
     
  19. Corvettes4Life

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    its just a C5 convertible with the z06 rims, badge.

    Ruiner - you are correct Corvette only made the z06 as a hard top.

    the z06 and the c5 FRC have the same body
     
  20. Ruiner

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    I know that they never made a convertible, but maybe he was just talking about a conversion? :dunno:
     
  21. FusionZ06

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    Correction that is the C6 Z06 badge :mamoru:
     
  22. Agave

    Agave God bless America, and no place else.

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    brake calipers are not z06 calipers, c5 z06 calipers are powdercoated red
     
  23. SaintGRW

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    CF hood means bidnezz
     
  24. D Hurr is like

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    that car was never a C5 Z06
     
  25. Corvettes4Life

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    you are correct. only hard top was made for the z06
     

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