Category: Engine

Corvette of the Week: SIX-5’s C2 Sleeper

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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 »

  Comments | By - October 4, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 Intake

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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 »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2013

That Didn’t Take Long…

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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 »

  Comments | By - October 1, 2013

He Just Needed an Excuse…

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CF member Hypntyz received a rough C4 for his thirtieth birthday that he proceeded to restore, rebuild and modify. When he got it, “it was almost ruined with 117k miles, [it had] flat-spotted tires and chrome-flaking [off of] ZR1 knockoff wheels, faded paint with yellow fiberglass showing, rotten interior, leaking windows and targa top, half […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2013

Idea of Future Stop-Start Engine Tech for Corvette Gets Mixed Reviews

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It seems that  General Motors’ decision to forgo one high-tech feature on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray out of fear it would hurt the car’s image might have been a smart move. According to some of the opinions expressed here, on the Corvette Forum, the idea of adding the fuel-saving stop-start engine technology to the […] More »

  Comments | By - August 27, 2013

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