Tag: LS1

Choosing Between the C4 and C5 Corvette

c5 and c4 corvette

Even though both are unmistakably Corvettes, the C4 and C5 are very different cars.

  Comments | By - March 4, 2015

Red-Hot Lingenfelter Turbo LSX Engine is Literally Red Hot!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum When I saw this video, I immediately remembered this thread discussing the possibilities of putting a flat-plane crank into an LS motor. It sounded like a huge amount of work, and I immediately decided that I’d never attempt anything approaching that level of complexity. But I have to admit, this flat-plane, […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2011

Spark Plug and Ignition Wire Removal and Installation for the C5 Corvette LS1

The C5 Corvette comes with Platinum Tip “100,000 Mile” AC -Delco Plugs. It also comes with about 7mm, carbon resistor based, plug wires. To me the C5 LS1 deserves better SPARK PLUGS: I chose to go with NGK TR55 Solid Copper Core plugs. I got them from my local O-Reilly Parts store. They are only […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

1997-2004 C5 Chevrolet Corvette: Z06, LS1 Engine, Performance, and Features

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 […] More »

  Comments | By - September 9, 2009