Tag: C5

Corvette History through Ads: Where Did All the Corvette Ads Go?

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No, the images are not a mistake! Each week for over a half year you have grown accustomed to seeing a Corvette advertisement as the opening to this series of articles detailing the history of the Corvette through advertising. And it is no error that in order to grasp this important part of the Corvette’s […] More »

  Comments | By - October 23, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 CAGS


Transmission CAGS What is CAGS? To avoid a gas guzzler tax, Chevrolet invented a skip-shift device on its manual transmission cars called Computer-Aided Gear Selection, or CAGS. CAGS forces you to shift your manual Vette from first to fourth (rather than second or third) when: Engine temp is greater than 169 F Vehicle speed is […] More »

  Comments | By - October 17, 2013

Corvette of the Week: Dangerz’ Z06


If you ever find yourself cruising CorvetteForum looking for some inspiration for your own build that doesn’t require quite the same amount of research and development as creating a C2 sleeper, you should take a look at CF user dangerz’ mostly stock 2003 Z06! Once this Corvette made it into the life of dangerz it started getting some much needed […] More »

  Comments | By - October 11, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 Exterior


Exterior Care Your car’s appearance is of paramount importance to maintaining (or increasing)  its value and your desire to drive it, no one wants to be driving around in a POS. So, take care of the paint and clearcoat and the car will be happy to run, and steal lots of admiring glances whenever you’re […] More »

  Comments | By - October 10, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 Intake


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

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