Category: C6

Why is this Corvette ZR1 Racing a 1952 Willys Jeep?

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… because this Willys Jeep has an LSX V8 under the hood, and that LSX V8 has a nitrous drinking problem solution that makes it obscenely fast. In the video below, not only does the Willys Jeep drag race a Corvette ZR1, but it also races a Honda CBR600, and blows the PDK flappy paddles off […] More »

  Comments | By - November 7, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: The Last C4

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This C4 advertisement is one of the last, but the focus of this article is to examine both the C4’s contributions and the building of the very last C4 at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant on June 20, 1996. Though technically the videos are not advertisements, Harlan Charles, the Corvette’s Product Manager, summarizes all the […] More »

  Comments | By - November 6, 2013

SEMA Highlight: C6 ZR1 Showcases Tinting Technology

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This blacked out ZR1 was chosen by Llumar to showcase their window tinting technology precisely because the curvature of the rear window is complicated to apply tinting to. They ensure a perfect fit by 3D scanning the window surfaces so that all films are precisely cut to the correct size. But what makes this tint […] More »

  Comments | By - November 4, 2013

Tech Thursday: C6 Z06 Weights

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If you’re curious about how much parts weigh in your Z06, wonder no more… The data below was compiled by Corvette Forum members and organized by blaine123. It is invaluable as reference for the Z06 and people who race their cars as some of the parts are useful on non-Z06 cars also (there is a […] More »

  Comments | By - October 31, 2013

When Nitrous Goes Too Far: The Cooked Corvette at the Texas Mile

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Besides his music, Rick James is known for his famous Chappelle’s Show quote, “Cocaine’s a hell of a drug.” Watch this video of a C6 Corvette burning like a brain in a frying pan, and you’ll see nitrous is a hell of a fuel additive. But this conflagration resulted in salvation, not demolition. According to […] More »

  Comments | By - October 31, 2013

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