Tag: transmission

C5 Corvette Woes: What to Do When Your A4 Cable Breaks


If the automatic shift cable breaks, you can’t shift your Corvette from park. However, there is a solution to make your C5 mobile in this time of need.

  Comments | By - November 4, 2015

Corvette Transaxle Could Be Used for C5 or Wall Hanging


Someone needs to buy this C5 Transaxle before I turn it into my new living room adornment.

  Comments | By - April 23, 2015

2015 Corvette Stingray to get 8-Speed Automatic


A leaked SAE paper (now offline) has revealed that the C7 Stingray will be fitted with an 8-speed automatic (8L90) for the 2015 MY. According to the post, the transmission will be rated for 738 ft. lbs. of torque meaning that a hi-po (Z06, ZR1) version of the ‘Vette could run the transmission as well. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 9, 2013

Tech Tuesday: C5 Transmission


Transmission Why Mod? Many C5 owners complain about CAGS (skip-shift) If you’re one of them then click here for the brief. If you’re interested in modifying your stock transmission then keep reading… As you should know, the transmission or gearbox (or more appropriately, transaxle) transfers the engine’s power to the differential (which is sort-of integrated, […] More »

  Comments | By - December 3, 2013

Tech Thursday: C5 CAGS


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

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