The Corvette Forum has brought me hours of enjoyment and great information for my 2000 FRC. It is only right that I put some time back into the forum. Below is a description and some photos on how I did the tubbing on my car. After looking at the availability of tires at the time […]

*** NO GUARANTEE WHATSOEVER TO ANY DAMAGE DERIVED FROM THE USE OF INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS *** Step 0: Inventory Things you will need: Clothes Bar from Advance Auto Part � Stock # PA 6013317 ($5.99 + tax) Flat Punched 1/18� Thick 1-3/8� x 38� Zinc Plated from Home Depot P# 30699-18040 ($2.49) 2 sets of 5/16� […]

I have installed two sets of Melrose LT headers in C5\’s. These go in with minimum hassel and work great. To finish the job you need the following items: One 3\” \’U\’ bend. Four 3\” header flanges Any decent 110 MIG welder w/mixed gas (use nothing larger than .022 MIG wire). Skill saw w/ abrasive […]

This document should be used as a General “Guideline” as there are numerous things that can affect these instructions: 1)The type of C5 being tubbed (ie. Coupe, Hardtop, Convertible), 2)The type of fiberglass being used, 3)The type resin being used, 4)The type of tools available WARNING: Anyone attempting to tub their Corvette by following these […]

Brand Development, Growth & ExpansionThe 5th generation Chevrolet Corvette C5 was produced from 1997 through 2004. Chevrolet drastically changed the C5, which was considered an improvement from the C4 models. A newly redesigned LS1 small-block engine was introduced with the 5th generation Vette. The C5 was originally intended to be manufactured as a convertible and […]