Tag: chevrolet

Corvette of the Week: Futura’s Wicked C1

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With all the excitement over the new C7, it’s nice to be able to search the forums and find something like CF member futura’s classically beautiful 1961 Corvette. Futura spent years looking for the one before buying the beauty he’s been watching from afar over the past 40 years.  He watched it go from orange […] More »

  Comments | By - October 18, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 CAGS

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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

Lightly Toasted 1990 Corvette

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For only $4,900 you can be the envied owner of a 1990 Corvette wearing C5 clothing with “MINOR Firer [sic] Damage”! I don’t know about you, but I am pulling out couch cushions looking for the spare change to buy this super hot find before somebody beats me to the prize. Everyone must now thank CF […] More »

  Comments | By - October 16, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: 1990 ZR1 Reestablishes Corvette’s Performance Foundation

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The development and production of the ZR1 were far more significant to the Corvette than you’d expect from just another new trim level and its implications were vitally important to the future survival of the Corvette. When the fourth generation Corvette was unveiled the very definition of a “performance” car was being challenged in light […] More »

  Comments | By - October 16, 2013

Two C7 Corvettes Wrecked Already, is a Third Next?

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We’ve now seen two C7 Corvette Stingrays wrecked. How many have been delivered? 500, 700 maybe? 1000? And unlike the t-bone collision that we saw of a pre-production C7 caused by a Lincoln Towncar, these seem to be single car accidents, meaning driver error. First, the Velocity Yellow ‘Vette pictured above that looks like it […] More »

  Comments | By - October 15, 2013

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