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[ASKED] C7 ZR1 - What components have been upgraded to hold the increased power?

Old 02-18-2018, 09:07 PM
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Tadge,

With the C7 ZR1 having 100HP more and 105TQ more, surely this will put additional strain on many of the vehicles components over what was originally designed for the Stingray, and then the Z06. What component upgrades will we see for the transmission and driveline systems to reliably deliver this power on a continual basis?

Have any of the following components been upgraded to accommodate the power increase and if so, can you speak to what extent?

- transmission (A8/M7)
- clutch assembly for manual equipped cars
- axle/half shafts
- rear differential design (such as internal spider gear improvements)
- propeller shaft / torque tube assembly
Thanks!

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Ahhhhhhh....the $64,000 question!
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It would be awesome if Tadge could address the new (???) LT5 engine also. How does the LT5 engine differ from the LT4?

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I just found this article that discusses some of the differences between the LT5 the LT4 engines for anyone interested.

http://www.gminsidenews.com/articles...e-development/


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