Tag: Tech

Tech Thursday: C5 Interior

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  Interior Why Mod? While there really aren’t any performance benefits from modifying the interior (unless you strip it to reduce weight, or add a roll cage to increase safety) 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 […] More »

  Comments | By - December 26, 2013

Electronics VP Discusses Development of High-tech Stingray Cluster

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From the exterior design to the enhanced performance features, there’s no doubt that the 2014 Corvette Stingray has ushered in a new era for the American sports car. However, it might be the C7’s technology in the cockpit featuring 69 different display configurations that will draw younger buyers to the car.  To gain more insight […] More »

  Comments | By - October 7, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 Intake

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Intake Why Mod? Modifying your intake, or cold air intake, is a relatively inexpensive, easy way to gain some horsepower. Make no mistake, this will not result in 50% more horsepower, at best around 5%. But it doesn’t cost too much (most complete intake systems cost less than $500) and can be a fun, quick […] More »

  Comments | By - October 3, 2013

Tech Tuesday: C6 Brakes

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Brakes Why Mod? The answer to this should be obvious. By upgrading your brakes you can stop more quickly, in a shorter distance and decrease fade in racing or heavy, continued use applications (ie canyon runs). The brake system is composed of the master cylinder, brake fluid, brake lines, discs, calipers, pads and occasionally cooling […] More »

  Comments | By - October 1, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 Infotainment

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Infotainment Why Mod? The C5 came with a radio and CD player. Now that navigation, DVD players and satellite radio are available, many C5 owners wind up installing aftermarket infotainment/NAV systems.  The system’s only two redeeming features are that it can be used in concert with the Head’s Up Display (HUD) while aftermarket systems cannot. […] More »

  Comments | By - September 26, 2013