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GTM SUPERCAR.........or custom build 370z??? what would you pick?

Hi everyone, here's the fork in the road. Theres this umm kit car manufacturer called Factory five and they produce this kit car called the GTM supercar(google it) now if

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Old 10-11-2014, 09:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default GTM SUPERCAR.........or custom build 370z??? what would you pick?

Hi everyone, here's the fork in the road. Theres this umm kit car manufacturer called Factory five and they produce this kit car called the GTM supercar(google it) now if you have never heard of them plz visit their site.

Now i heard some goood things about this kit car using LS engine, porches transmission and vettes suspension. In total the car should cost about 50k in parts, (labor is on me).

Or


370z with built engine having titanium internals, TT kit using BrogWarner turbos, adj cusco lsd, os giken transmission gears and all other best stuff on earth in it.


What do you guys think? Should i sell my Z and start building a GTM?

Plz help with your honest opinions ty.
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It would be a fun project and a great final product. I have a customer that builds different factory five cars and shows them at SEMA. He did a beautiful gold one a few years back that I did the calipers for. Right now, he is building that new WRX based roadster kit.
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I remember my uncle talking about the gtm a few years back and about dropping a LS motor in it, he was all for it until the GTR came back out. the Honda Attack is a sick looking kit car but I think it's expensive.
Honestly you can't really go wrong both ways, but me being a z guy I'm bias lol z for ever
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If you are into kit cars then you might like Superlight. I have a buddy that is planning to purchase one and just took a tour through their garage. It was very impressive.

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I am voting against the kit car. It'll cost you more time than you think. Stick with the 370z, titanium internals, and TT. It'll destroy everything out there, if done right.
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The smart kit car buyer buys someone else's completed kit car and saves thousands.
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I'd rather walk around the track than get anything made by GTM
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Different GTM.
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50k If your damn lucky, if anything else goes wrong with the build your in the hole again, insurance is also going to be a bitch. go with the Z even a nice TT kit or a Bp kit would do you super well without the headaches
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Go with the Z. That kit will cost you so much in time and money it won't be funny. Plus, if you ever want to sell it getting 1/2 your money back will be a chore.
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Looks wise, of course the GTM. Here's one that I sponsored when I was with my previous company.

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^^^ thats why its sooo hard to pick. Lol
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I'd really sit down and weigh what you want out of a car and which will be most reliable and cost efficient. I've learned some hard lessons to the point it was depressing and still I haven't found my happiness in a car yet. Simplier is so much sweeter (a build that's in the middle of the road).
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