There’s almost no excuse to updating your current build or potential project car with a new crate engine. With the aftermarket doing all the leg work, it’s only a matter of choosing the right one for your build, dropping it in and firing it up. We’ve got a complete crate engine buyer’ guide, just for you!
by Sean Haggai on July 9, 2012
by Paul Huizenga on July 5, 2012
As we found out from our experience with the SCT SF3 handheld tuner, there’s really no safer, faster, cleaner way to upgrade a late-model Corvette. With the diagnostic features, on-line updates, and the ability to load custom tunes from a professional shop, it’s a tool that has amazing potential.
by Bobby Kimbrough on July 5, 2012
Whether you are putting together an exhaust system or repairing sections of a floorboard or fenders, owning a welder and knowing how to weld metal will keep your project build budget manageable and make you a self reliant builder. We enlisted the help of our friends at Lincoln Electric in picking a first welder.
Controlling fuel delivery in a vehicle is not a new concept, however, Fuelab has recently introduced its most innovative electronic fuel pressure regulator in their 529 series. Devised for street-strip and drag race applications generating up to 1,800hp. Check out our complete review, right here!
by Andrew Wolf on July 2, 2012
Moser Engineering and their popular new Muscle Pak line of complete, assembled rear end housings that take the hard work out of building a housing so that you can spend more time enjoying your ride and less time under it, and today, we’re taking a look at the options and the assembly of one of these housings.
Upgrading from a traditional v-belt system to a serpentine is the way of the future. It’s becoming one of the most popular upgrades. With so much to choose from, it can be a bit daunting. We speak to the experts on tips and tricks to clear the air on popular small-, big-block or LS engines serpentine kits.
by Jack Criswell on June 20, 2012
A performance driving school is the one modification you can make that will pay dividends with every car you own for the rest of your life. Here’s our guide to learning how to get the most out of your car, without winding up in the body shop (or the hospital!)
by Craig Moya on June 19, 2012
Want to clip some cones or carve some apexes in your Corvette? Getting started in track day and autocross events is easier than you might think, and it gives you a chance to improve the most important performance part in your car – your own driving abilities. Here’s some tips for your first time…
While the hard-core will say that anything worth doing to a car can be accomplished in a gravel driveway with a pair of jackstands, the convenience and safety of a home vehicle lift is something that many aspire to. Owning your own garage lift is less complicated and expensive than you might think…
Even a well designed factory ragtop will, over time, succumb to the ravages of wind and weather, and water leaks, wind noise, and a general ratty appearance can take the fun out of driving an older drop-top.
by Jim Smart on June 13, 2012
What makes Centerforce clutches more advanced than most is technology – the weighted clutch system, low-friction ball bearing pressure plate pivots where possible on some clutches, and new forms of friction power transmit unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Join us as we review the offerings from Centerforce.
by Mark Gearhart on June 11, 2012
So you thought that Mickey Thompson Tires was all about cruiser or drag racing tires? Well, guess again. Here is the latest top secret project from M/T, their new Street Comp ultra high performance tire.
by Blair Sonnen on May 31, 2012
While everybody wants to be able to say they have “race car” parts on their street ride, often the compromises involved make for a miserable experience in the real world. Pfadt Race Engineering’s Blair Sonnen gives us some insight into how to make the right choice for your balance of road and track use.
by Paul Huizenga on May 28, 2012
One of the really awesome things about Corvette Central’s website is that they’re not just in the business of selling parts for America’s Sports Car – they actually have a very useful library of “CC Tech” articles that help Corvette owners from every generation get a little bit more bang for their buck.
by Bobby Kimbrough on May 13, 2012
LS-Engines are an old-enough platform to make junkyard scavenging fun. This is a guide for junkyard dogs who are looking to find good LS parts for a bargain.
For a price, Corvette buyers have the option to actually build the supercharged LS9 engine that goes into their Corvette ZR1. Beau Blackwell got a chance to do that, and had this stop-motion video of the process filmed while he built the motor…
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 8, 2012
Is there really any system on your car more important than the suspension? How a car handles and steers directly reflects on how you feel driving the car, and few cars are as well-known as the Corvette when it comes to handling and driver experience. Here’s a look at how to make your Corvette handle better…
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 2, 2012
Edelbrock’s E-Force supercharger kit for the C6 made it easy for late-model Corvette owners to add a little boost to their naturally-aspirated Y-bodies. Now, the tuning experts at Lingenfelter have taken that hardware and adapted it for the C5, turning these inexpensive Corvettes into blown street terrors.
The 4LXX automatic overdrive transmissions are a great way to “get shifty” no matter what you use your car for. In stock form they are great for mildly modified street cars, and they can be modified to take a beating from 1,000 plus horsepower engines. We talked with three top trans builders to get all the inf
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