Author: John Coyle

Thief Tries to Steal Corvette, Winds Up Trapped Inside

by John CoyleCorvette Forum This is a great story. Apparently, a 21-year-old kid in British Columbia tried to steal a Corvette right from under the nose of its owner?who’d just jumped the car?but was foiled by the autolock system. Details come from the Canadian Press: “The owner watched in disbelief as the thief rolled up […] More »

  Comments | By - October 25, 2011

SEMA 2011: MagnaFlow to Debut Andretti Edition Camaro

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Yup, I realize this isn’t about Corvettes, but I figured the family relationship was close enough to warrant a mention here. Mario Andretti has been working with MagaFlow for years, and for SEMA, they’ve decided to create a special edition Camaro SS featuring a laundry list of performance parts?along with some […] More »

  Comments | By - October 13, 2011

The “Green Hell” Strikes Again! Huge ‘Ring Crash Caught On Video!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Yikes! Who would have thought construction congestion on a track called the “Green Hell” could cause amateur drivers in high-performance sports cars such problems? OK, when you put it that way, I guess you don’t have to be Nostradamus to see accidents like this coming. There’s a whole lot of boring […] More »

  Comments | By - October 5, 2011

Red-Hot Lingenfelter Turbo LSX Engine is Literally Red Hot!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum When I saw this video, I immediately remembered this thread discussing the possibilities of putting a flat-plane crank into an LS motor. It sounded like a huge amount of work, and I immediately decided that I’d never attempt anything approaching that level of complexity. But I have to admit, this flat-plane, […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2011

“Darevette” on eBay Makes Me Want a Drink…

by John CoyleCorvette Forum D.A.R.E is a program designed to keep kids away from drugs and violence, and certainly, that goal is noble. Nobody wants to be attacked by knife-wielding, meth-addicted fifth graders. But its success rate is spotty, and I think we can definitely put this 1976 Stingray into the fail column. The paint […] More »

  Comments | By - September 28, 2011

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