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Installing an MTI Racing Speed Shifter in a C5

Installing an MTI Racing Speed Shifter in a C5

Installing an MTI Racing C5/C6 6-speed super-stout transmission

Unless you live near an Autobahn in Germany, racing your Corvette on the street is almost impossible as well as illegal. This is one of the main reasons that track days have grown in popularity around the country.... more

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Walt Thurn - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Building a Corvette Family

Building a Corvette Family

Some families find good Corvettes, some Corvettes find good families.

It all started on a warm July day in 1960. That’s when the Corvette assembly plant in St. Louis, Missouri, was building a Corvette for a fellow GM employee at Pontiac Motor Division’s Pressed Metal Plant No. 14 in Pontiac, Michigan.... more

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Andy Bolig - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Alan's 'Vette

Alan's 'Vette

An enthusiast’s journey at making a shark his own

We’ve all heard it said that we really don’t own our Corvettes and muscle cars and that we’re actually just the caretakers until they are passed on to the next wide-eyed and excited enthusiast.... more

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Jim Moore - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

1990 Corvette ZR-1 Bonneville Salt Flats Racer

1990 Corvette ZR-1 Bonneville Salt Flats Racer

Chasing a Bonneville Record in a 1990 Corvette

When describing the excitement of rocketing down the salt-covered racetrack at 400 feet per second, Dave Hlebichuk of Texas said, “It feels like you are driving on hard-packed snow. The crosswind changes a lot in the three-mile, and it can easily move the car 50 feet either way. If you need to do too much correction … well you’re pretty much done!”... more

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Jeffrey Conger - August 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Kentucky's Newest Colonel !

Kentucky's Newest Colonel !

Lance Miller, co-owner of Carlisle Events, was honored with a “Key to the City” and titled Kentucky Colonel, thanks to Governor Steve L. Beshear at the National Corvette Homecoming Event held in Bowling Green, Kentucky.... more

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By Andy Bolig - July 20, 2011 02:09 PM - Comments

Keen Idea

Keen Idea

There are no Corvettes in NASCAR racing, but that’s not stopping a well-respected Corvette parts business from getting in the game. Keen Parts will serve as primary sponsor of the #70 Chevrolet Impala driven by David Stremme in the NASCAR Nationwide... more

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By Larry Jewett - July 05, 2011 12:37 PM - Comments

Headlight Fix for C5

Headlight Fix for C5

Spent gears can be only half of the problem

Many a C5 owner has heard that unmistakable machine gun sound emanating from the front of the car when turning on the headlights. And if that noise isn’t annoying enough, at least one of the headlights doesn’t come up, or doesn’t go down.... more

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Story Mark Kaufman - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Fast and Custom Made '74

Fast and Custom Made '74

This split rear bumper is what most other drivers will see!

Gary Wilson is a floating inspector for General Electric. But more than being able to look at something and tell when things look right, he’s one of those people who are able to BUILD something and have it look right. ... more

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Story Andy Bolig - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

18 Years Brings Lifetime Achievement

18 Years Brings Lifetime Achievement

An 18-year restoration project brings together father and son

It all began when Richard Loschiavo purchased this 1964 Corvette in 1985 for $5,500 after seeing it advertised in a local newspaper. Over the next 18 years, he worked with his son Rick off and on to restore this second-generation coupe. Call it a labor of love.... more

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Story Eric Kaminsky - Images Bill Erdman - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Rosso Means Red on Italian 1979 Corvette

Rosso Means Red on Italian 1979 Corvette

RIDING WITH PIER PAOLO LUCARONI THROUGH ITALY IN HIS 1979 CORVETTE

The rumbling of the race-prepped V-8 is deafening as we pass the turn for Maranello on the right. Our Italian friend Pier Paolo Lucaroni is in his bright red 1979 modified Corvette. “In Italy, we have Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. All are very fast cars, but the music of the Ferrari engine is more like a soprano. While the Corvette with its American V-8 is a tenor, it is much deeper and warmer.” ... more

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Story Jeffrey Conger - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments