Tag: Vette

Tech Thursday: C5 CAGS

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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

Corvette History through Ads: 1990 ZR1 Reestablishes Corvette’s Performance Foundation

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The development and production of the ZR1 were far more significant to the Corvette than you’d expect from just another new trim level and its implications were vitally important to the future survival of the Corvette. When the fourth generation Corvette was unveiled the very definition of a “performance” car was being challenged in light […] More »

  Comments | By - October 16, 2013

Two C7 Corvettes Wrecked Already, is a Third Next?

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We’ve now seen two C7 Corvette Stingrays wrecked. How many have been delivered? 500, 700 maybe? 1000? And unlike the t-bone collision that we saw of a pre-production C7 caused by a Lincoln Towncar, these seem to be single car accidents, meaning driver error. First, the Velocity Yellow ‘Vette pictured above that looks like it […] More »

  Comments | By - October 15, 2013

Tech Tuesday: C6 Exhaust

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Exhaust Why Mod? Modifying your exhaust can be inexpensive but costs can mount quickly the more changes you make. The entire exhaust system includes two exhaust manifolds (headers), two catalytic converters, two pipes, two mufflers and finally the exhaust tips. Any and all of these parts can be replaced or removed with varying degrees of […] More »

  Comments | By - October 15, 2013

Corvette of the Week: Dangerz’ Z06

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If you ever find yourself cruising CorvetteForum looking for some inspiration for your own build that doesn’t require quite the same amount of research and development as creating a C2 sleeper, you should take a look at CF user dangerz’ mostly stock 2003 Z06! Once this Corvette made it into the life of dangerz it started getting some much needed […] More »

  Comments | By - October 11, 2013

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