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Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


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roppa440

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Tue 11 Sep 18 11:26

Re: Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


5 USA wrote (View Post):A Euro car is likely to have a speedo calibrated to 180 as opposed to 320...

Euro versions switch between MPH and Km/h which also changes all the other readouts between Imperial (or English as the yanks call it) and Metric.

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roppa440

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Tue 11 Sep 18 11:31

Re: Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


The C5 was a huge engineering leap forward from all the corvettes before it. There has not been another such leap in Corvette engineering since until the current development of the mid-engined C8.

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Sinatra21

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Tue 11 Sep 18 11:55


You are welcome to come and view mine as it's for sale..

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Le Vette

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Tue 18 Sep 18 13:09

Re: Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


This is a very useful/interesting thread re the C5...

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/showthread.php?t=1249213&...

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Westhamtim

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Wed 26 Sep 18 17:53

Re: Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


Hi guys

Thanks for your replies. I was very confused as this topic seemed to have disappeared for a while.

Anyway, I went to see the car but decided I didn't need another V8. Only joking, I saw it, loved it, and after a lot of soul-searching and a little man maths, I decided to go for it and picked it up on Thursday. I've only driven it at rush hour on the M25, then on the M11 in the pouring rain, so not really had chance to get a good feel for it, but loving the looks and the feel of finally owning some American muscle.

Cheers

Tim

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Invetterate

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Wed 26 Sep 18 19:53

Re: Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


Congratulations! The C5, like all Corvettes, is a great car Yes

Hope you have many happy miles together Clap

Will you be joining the Club? Very Happy

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666Vette

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Mon 08 Oct 18 12:04

Re: Potential new C5 owner - some basic questions


Well done Tim,
now we need some pictures.... This thread is useless without pics


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