In front of the water pump pulley on 1988 and later L98s resides a rather large 10lb steel disk, lovingly refered to as the “frisbee”. There has been much debate on the Forum about it’s purpose and the benefits/risks of removing it. During a Q & A session at Corvettes at Carlisle 2001, I posed […]

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 […]

Brand Development, Growth & ExpansionThe 6th generation Chevrolet Corvette C6 began production in 2005, sporting a completely overhauled suspension system and all-new body. A total of 147,264 Corvette C6s manufactured between 2005 and 2008 at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Cadillac XLR Roadster shares its platform with the new generation Corvette is […]