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Chevrolet Corvette Exhaust Comparison: Single vs Dual Pipe

Exhaust gas leaves either side of the engine and enters into an exhaust manifold (or a header) in all V8 engines, including the Chevrolet Corvette. In a single exhaust system the exhaust flows into a single pipe from the exhaust manifold or header, then through the catalytic converter, into the muffler, through the tailpipe, and […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Exhaust Guide: Understanding Manifolds and Headers

The exhaust system of your Chevrolet Corvette may not seem very glamorous when compared to eye-catching interiors or high-tech body styles. However, it is an essential system for safety, performance, and, yes, even looks. Basically, the exhaust system on any vehicle has one purpose: to move potentially harmful gases away from you and your vehicle, […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Aftermarket Exhaust Manufacturers

The exhaust system on your classic Chevrolet Corvette is rusted and worn – you’re ready for a replacement. Or maybe you’ve made the decision to upgrade to a performance system on your newer Chevy Vette. Either way, there are a plethora of great systems and manufacturers from which to choose. And you’ll find that researching […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2009

Wheels and Tires Mounting Guide

Mounting new tires and rims at a shop, simple as it is, has been the cause of many horror stories, but this damage can be prevented by doing the work yourself. If you purchase a wheel and tire package, the first step is to have them checked for proper balance. Some companies advertise that they […] More »

  Comments | By - September 16, 2009

1968-1982 C3 Chevrolet Corvette Shark: ZL1 Engine, Performance, and Features

Brand Development, Growth & ExpansionThe 3rd generation Chevrolet Corvette C3, known as the Shark, was manufactured from 1968 through 1982 as a 2-door coupe or convertible. The C3 also tied in with the MattelĀ® Hot Wheels custom Corvette toy car. A total of 542,741 Corvette C3’s were manufactured between 1968 and 1982 at the Chevrolet […] More »

  Comments | By - September 9, 2009

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