Tag: engine

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Audi R8

Two of the most popular sports cars that have been developed in recent years are the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the Audi R8; in order to properly review and compare these vehicles, one has to examine them in terms of racing performance, engine speed, horsepower and more. The television show Top Gear featured a race […] More »

  Comments | By - June 29, 2010

Converting to an Alternator on a C1 With a V8 engine

Replacing the stock exhaust manifold with a stock manifold from a 1968 small block motor will give you the necessary mounting points. The 68 manifold is drilled and tapped on the end and will accept the late model single wire alternators such as I used on my 59 C1. You will also be able to […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Upgrade the ECS Module 1985-1989 Corvettes

Background The \’85-\’89 L98 uses an Electronic Spark Control (ECS) module to listen to the Knock Sensor and report ping to the ECM (on \’90-\’96 Corvette motors the ECM listenes directly to the Knock Sensor). When the ECM detects knock counts it pulls timing till no knock is reported and then gradually increases timing to […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Decarbonization Procedure

Please note that this process was written by C5-TECH. Since there was not a tech tip for the C5 yet and the overwhelming response to a thread I posted regarding this issue…I thought you all could benefit from the pictures of my decarb. 1. Disconnect the pcv line by the throttle body and insert a […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Donaldson Blackwing Installation on a 2001 C5

Here is the Donaldson Blackwing install for a 2001. I did not see anyone go into detail on installing one so I thought I may as well post some pics as I went. You all know what the stock cleaner looks like so I am skipping that one. The first one is a picture of […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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