How Does the C7 Corvette Stingray Respond to Upgraded Heads and a Cam?
A stock C7 Corvette with the Z51 Performance Package can put 411 horsepower and 407 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels, so how much power goes to the road when you equip the LT1 with an upgraded cam and higher-performance heads? The numbers climb to 471 horsepower and 432 lb-ft of torque. Late Model […] More »
Exhaust Why Mod? Modifying your exhaust can be inexpensive but costs can mount quickly the more changes you make. The entire exhaust system includes two exhaust manifolds (headers), two catalytic converters, two pipes, two mufflers and finally the exhaust tips. Any and all of these parts can be replaced or removed with varying degrees of […] More »
Do you ever find yourself wondering what the ultimate sleeper might look like? Meet CF member SIX-5’s 1965 Corvette Stingray! Thanks to some of the most dedicated and advanced research and development processes, this beautiful beast has completed a standing mile at 196.395 mph. Yes, I wrote that correctly and yes, it’s real. SIX-5 plans […] More »
Intake Why Mod? Modifying your intake, or cold air intake, is a relatively inexpensive, easy way to gain some horsepower. Make no mistake, this will not result in 50% more horsepower, at best around 5%. But it doesn’t cost too much (most complete intake systems cost less than $500) and can be a fun, quick […] More »
We’ve got a new forum section up, C7 tech/performance, and since C7 Stingray deliveries began about a week ago the aftermarket has already jumped in. Yesterday, we posted a video of Hennessey running the new Vette down the 1/4 mile to establish a baseline but they already have customer C7s in the shop. The top-tune […] More »