Tag: C6

Tech Tuesday: C6 Exhaust


Exhaust Why Mod? Modifying your exhaust can be inexpensive but costs can mount quickly the more changes you make. The entire exhaust system includes two exhaust manifolds (headers), two catalytic converters, two pipes, two mufflers and finally the exhaust tips. Any and all of these parts can be replaced or removed with varying degrees of […] More »

  Comments | By - October 15, 2013

How Does the C7 Corvette Stingray Fare Against a Lightly Modded C6?

C7 Corvette Stingray vs C6 Corvette Lightly Modded Featured

So how much faster is the C7 Corvette Stingray than the C6, you ask? Here’s a video that answers that question … for the most part. I say “for the most part” because the C6 has undergone some light modification — it’s got an intake and exhaust. Even with those mods, as you can see […] More »

  Comments | By - October 14, 2013

Tech Tuesday: C6 Interior


Interior Why Mod? While there really aren’t any performance benefits from modifying the interior (unless you strip it to reduce weight) it’s a great way to customize the car and make it truly yours. The only drawbacks are the time and money you might spend. Oh and you might ruin your car, so please keep […] More »

  Comments | By - October 8, 2013

Car and Driver Dissects C6 and C7 Corvette Seats… Alien-Probe Style


Since the C4 to C5 transition, I have been obsessed with inter-generational Corvette tech comparisons. You probably have an idea of what it’s like to be afflicted with that obsession. To delight our tech comparison appetites,┬áCar and Driver has posted a video that compares a dissected C6 Corvette seat with the vastly improved C7 Corvette […] More »

  Comments | By - October 2, 2013

Tech Thursday: C6 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 - September 19, 2013

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