A General Comparison Between Synthetic and Regular Oil Research into synthetic motor oil began during World War II. Both Germany and the United States sought better lubrication properties, while Germany also desired to be less dependent on crude oil. True synthetic oil has a formula based on non-mineral (or vegetable) sources. The United States, however, […]

A new Corvette supercharger can improve engine performance by adding horsepower and increasing the torque produced by the engine. There are a wide variety of supercharger kits available that can be easily installed to make the engine of your Chevrolet Corvette a monster on the road. A supercharger is an air compressor. Due to the […]

These file attachments are line drawings that show how I mounted a Flex-a-lite M-210 dual fan kit in a 1973 Corvette. The car has a 350 engine, air conditioning, and automatic transmission. The fan kit is available from Summit and Eckler’s. Flex-a-lite recommends a booster fan if the horsepower is over 250 without air conditioning […]

One of the most effective ways to cool your intake charge is to bypass the 180+ degree coolant flowing through your LT1 throttle body. The current purpose for the coolant flowing through the throttle body is to prevent it from freezing under extremely cold temperatures. This is great to keep if you park your LT1 […]

The exhaust manifold in your Chevrolet Corvette will most likely be constructed of cast iron or stainless steel. The job of the exhaust manifold is to collect the gases vented by your Corvette engine’s multiple cylinders, and collect it into one pipe, the exhaust pipe. A particular kind of manifold, a header (extractor in Australia), […]