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Parts and Accessories Corvette Engine
Feature articles guide you through the Chevrolet Corvette engine. Comparisons and reviews to help answer questions about valves, cylinders, cams, radiators, and all the way out through the exhaust pipes.
The Chevy Vette is admired for its looks as much as its performance. The detail, polish, and repair of the exterior is intricate and difficult. These guides and tips can ease the burden and give you a shortcut to the rewards.
Corvette wheels and tires are a blend of ability and style. These guides, reviews, and tips illustrate how to achieve both without compromise, covering the wheel and rim metals and tire rubber or plastic compounds as well as how well they perform.
Parts and Accessories Interior
Anyone who has fallen in love with the corvette in the past twenty years should have pretty solid love of the LS series motor. It (and it's many variations) have been at the heart of the 'vette since the C5. It's great, obviously... But what if it was a v12? Forum member V12Baker on LS1Tech took two LS blocks, chopped them up, and basically welded them together. The same goes for the crank and for
As a kid, I always wanted a car bed. Obviously I couldn't have a car and pretending to drive a cardboard box got old quickly. Luckily, kids now don't even need an imagination with Step 2's Z06 Corvette Bed. It's a pretty accurate re-creation of the Z06 in bed-form, except that it's slammed (which is cool, if you don't mind your kid being a fan of Hella Flush). Even the headlights work!They've also got dressers
Any Corvette owner who attempts to modify their exhaust system will likely have heard of the debate on the merits of the long tube header as compared with the short tube header. Unlike an exhaust manifold, a header system is a series of runners that funnel the spent gas directly to the catalytic converter without mixing it beforehand. Because of this, the gases maintain velocity as they are channeled to the catalytic converter, resulting in
Photo provided by CorvetteForum member WhiteSneaky The oxygen sensor in your Corvette is an important, if not vitally necessary, component of your vehicle's exhaust system. The oxygen sensor detects the quantity of oxygen present in the exhaust and communicates with the exhaust system so that the engine can regulate the fuel/air mixture in order to properly and most efficiently operate. If your oxygen sensor is broken or otherwise malfunctioning, you may need to repair it
Corvette body kits are an excellent way to enhance the exterior of your vehicle at an affordable price that can fit within your budget. While there are a huge number of different ways to enhance the look of the outside of your car, body kits are one of the best, because they are easily customizable and give your Corvette a truly distinctive, classy appearance that is entirely up to you. Body kits typically consist of
Selecting the appropriate Corvette tires will not only influence how your vehicle looks, but it will also make a major impact on the performance of your Corvette as well. The tires are amongst the most important components of any vehicle, and it's crucial that you keep them maintained properly. This means that it's generally a good idea to invest a bit more in tires, wheels and rims that are the proper size and have the
The Corvette clutch in your vehicle is one of the most important parts of the driving system and apparatus. Unlike other accessories in your car which do not directly relate to the performance of the vehicle, but which may be in place solely for aesthetic purposes, the clutch is entirely reversed; it is very rarely used for any type of aesthetic enhancement, and is entirely in place to help your vehicle perform better. Because most
The best Corvette clutch for you is not necessarily the piece that comes from the best brands or manufacturers, but is also one that fits with your needs and budget. Corvette clutches are generally high end performance clutch systems, and these accessories are crucial to the continued performance of a manual transmission vehicle. Unlike certain other accessories, which are designed as aesthetic enhancements for a car, the Corvette clutch is absolutely necessary to the success
Corvette speakers are not known to be necessarily one of the fancier parts of these high end vehicles. The sound system in a classic Corvette will likely be outdated and muffled sounding in comparison to the sound systems found in today's vehicles. Fortunately, you can install a new sound system with improved specs when selecting from one of the many different brands and manufacturers that provide excellent quality audio systems for Corvettes. Whether you're refurnishing
Have you jumped into your Chevrolet Corvette after having it stored for the winter, only to find out that when you hit the open road your air condition system was blowing luke-warm air? Air condition repairs can be incredibly expensive due to the number of specific tools needed for a proper servicing but there are a few measures that you can take before making the call to your mechanic. First, most air condition systems that
Checking and servicing the braking system on your Corvette is an easier task than most people think and this can be done with only simple tools. Magazines and the internet are packed full of do-it-yourself articles explaining how to check and change the brake pads for Corvette owners but before jumping into a brake job on your own there are a few things that you should check. When you find a do-it-yourself article you
Changing the oil in your Corvette is a great way to save money and ensure that your car is being handled with loving care. There have been many do-it-yourself articles done by magazines and websites explaining how to change your own oil but changing the oil in your Corvette may be a little different from other models--so be sure of a few things prior to following a magazine or internet article. C1, C2, C3, and