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I love this car

Discussion in 'SRT10 and SRT10 Coupe Discussions' started by T26, May 18, 2012.

  1. T26

    T26 Viper Owner

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    I'm a couple of months into ownership with my first Viper and have lunch with my buddy. He is a Corvette driver for years and is very proud of his car. After lunch, I show him my Viper in the parking lot and he is floored. After a ride in the Viper, the only thing he says is, "I feel like such a p---y in my car now." I have been a long time fan of the Vette and still think that it is a great car, but my answer was simply, "You should." I love this car.
     
  2. Mutts02GTS

    Mutts02GTS Viper Owner

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    Lol, I was coming from my daughters softball game tonight and a guy pulls up beside us at the stoplight and SCREAMS " I love your car! That is my favorite dream car!" scared the crap out of my daughter, she was wondering why this guy was yelling at us. I said " Thanks" the light turned green and we drove off to dinner. I love owning this car..... :)
     
  3. TonyCool

    TonyCool Viper Owner

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    I love that car as well and it's not even mine. :2tu: I love mine even more. :headbang:
     
  4. sssammm

    sssammm Viper Owner

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    The Viper must be the only car where EVERY owner of one loves their car...
     
  5. AbsolutHank

    AbsolutHank Viper Owner

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    I know the feeling...I'm a car enthusiast first, so occasionally late at night, my mind starts to wander. Every time I drive the Viper though, I'm reminded of what I'd be missing if it was gone. I think I really need to ADD another car, not replace this one! lol
     
  6. Sarge

    Sarge Enthusiast

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    I am a new owner too! 5 weeks this past Thursday. Have owned a number of classic, replica, race and new cars over the last 25 years (no Vette wasn't ever a fan). I'm enjoying the experience far more than I expected. Wife and daughter both enjoy it too.

    I love the car and this forum! Lot's of great owners.
     
  7. purplesnake

    purplesnake Viper Owner

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    View attachment 20319 This is a pic from last weekend at our Viper Club event at the opening day of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 39 Vipers in a parade to the track. People were yelling and screaming and waving as we all went by. I've had a few cars, (1 vette), and it still never ceases to amaze me the reaction these cars get!:headbang:
     
  8. ssjcreeper

    ssjcreeper Viper Owner

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    There's so many reasons as to why the Viper is a special car. None of them get old. The attention it draws seems to make each drive special.
     
  9. FLATOUT

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    I usually get bored with a car after about 2 years or so but I'm with you guys I still love it.
     
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  10. Allan

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    ...........never gets old..........:drive:
     
  11. 2005 SRT-10

    2005 SRT-10 Enthusiast

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    New owner here as well. Just a few months into the nice weather here and although I love the attention the car gets, it is sometimes hard to NOT sound like a A-hole when receiving compliments. There are simply some things that people say in pure excitement and admiration where I dont know how to respond!! great feeling but humbling at the same time.
     
  12. wikkid

    wikkid Viper Owner

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    Just sold my ZO6, which was a fantastic car. Now im just going to have to live the Viper, which is great as well. Never thought i would like a vert, but the more i drive this car, i love having the roof off. And i have a CArbon roof on order, for the best of both worlds
     
  13. purplesnake

    purplesnake Viper Owner

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    here is the pic that I incorrectly posted.:dunno:
     
  14. HyperViper

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    Ya think. I had my C6 for 2 years and it was gone. Had my Viper for 2 1/2 years already and it's not going anywhere. :headbang:
     
  15. beerly

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    Bought my Viper first. Have since bought a C6 for the wife (mostly to keep her out of the Viper). Don't get me wrong, the vette is awesome and does draw attention (I think the Velocity Yellow has a lot to do with that), but the Viper draws such a different reaction. Driving the vette is fun but when I'm in the Viper, even if I'm not going ape sh*t in it, I feel the raw power that is just a twitch of my foot away. Awesome...can't ever see replacing it... adding to the collection, yes, replacing, no.
     
  16. ZDigital1

    ZDigital1 Viper Owner

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    Ditto that!!
     
  17. VYPR BYT 94

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    Ha Ha, Great story! btw, that's a beautiful car you got there! :D



    If I get caught off guard I usually just smile and give the ol'e thumbs up... that always does the trick! :2tu:
     
  18. 3whitevipers

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    Purplesnake--
    Great picture--Bring it down next time you're in Fla.---Dave
     
  19. georgethedog

    georgethedog Viper Owner

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    No, I like it quite a bit, but love is too strong a word.
     
  20. purplesnake

    purplesnake Viper Owner

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    Thanks Dave. The picture was taken by webby at the event. Anyone interested in seeing a full rainbow of 39 Vipers should check out the pictures at the IN/KY regional forum. There are a ton of all kinds of cars in the pictures, not just the "snakes in the grass", at the IMS infield!:)
     
  21. SNIPERDOG

    SNIPERDOG Viper Owner

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    Sorry to bring back from the dead.,. but I totally get it. Went to lunch today and I can't not get comments and thumbs up from everyone that sees me :)
     
  22. PeterMJ

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    oh come on, it is still only a car.:omg: I have both, 09 Vette and Viper, they are both fun to drive, what others think should really not matter a bit.
     
  23. SNIPERDOG

    SNIPERDOG Viper Owner

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    When someone gives you an atta boy,.,. it feels good, that'a all I'm sayin,., if you don't get that.,. I am sorry that you take things so serious :dunno:

    To the masses, it is more than a car




    P.s. it's "only a car" when your poverty level allows you to have two of them
     
  24. wikkid

    wikkid Viper Owner

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    I had both my dream cars. C6 ZO6 and my 04 SRT/10. Even though my vette was amazing, i sold it in May of this year. I truly miss that car, it was far from stock and a animal on the track. But when push came to shove, i keep the Viper for pure rarity. Dont see many around, and as little as i drive it, im grateful to own one....
     
  25. herbbone

    herbbone Viper Owner

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    Way too much fun. Today a younger driver (20 something) had a new mustang and wanted to go a bit. I'm saying the car was fast but the driver wasn't. Alot of fun. At the end of it he pulled up and said that I was driving his dream car, I said so am I.
     
  26. SNIPERDOG

    SNIPERDOG Viper Owner

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    Thats how I feel, I'm driving a car I dreamed of owning since highschool except this one is much better and faster :)
     
  27. PeterMJ

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    Far from being serious but apparently more mature, life is too short to spend it waiting for thumbs up from others. And no, it is still only a car, a mechanical object, you should be exactly the same person in and out of it.
     
  28. PeterMJ

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    I had Z06 before the Viper, fun car indeed.
     
  29. SNIPERDOG

    SNIPERDOG Viper Owner

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    Then I am sorry for you, being so mature that when you get attention, you don't like it (it's beneath you),., you being so mature and all.,., get over yourself..,.,.,.,,, oh, I forgot, you have two supercars.,.:blah: I probably should be in awe of you, but I am not.,. I am the same person in and out of the car.,,. but my humility is in check, unlike yours.,,. :hmmm:

    Your holier than thou approach fits you well :2tu:
     
  30. PeterMJ

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    yeah, whatever. You just keep stroking yourself with your Viper when others do not do it for ya.
     

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